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Cillian Shields

Cillian is an Irish journalist currently living in Barcelona, covering football at all levels in Catalonia. His particular interests include cultural and political aspects surrounding the game. Alongside writing for Football Espana, he also works for Catalan News.

Rayo Vallecano succeeding on the field but battling trouble off it
Rayo Vallecano got their first top flight win since beating Real Madrid in April 2019 over the weekend with an emphatic and...
La Liga weekly roundup: Relegation battle equally as exciting as pulsating title race
By Cillian Shields l @pile_of_eggs In a matter of a few short weeks, Javi Calleja has turned the fortunes of Alavés upside down,...
Florentino Pérez cuts a weak and deluded figure clinging onto the dead dreams of a failed coup
By Cillian Shields l @pile_of_eggs Bookending the short life of the Super League were two media appearances from its first president Florentino Pérez....
La Liga weekly roundup: Atletico Madrid gain margin for error while injury-hit Real Madrid earn battling point
By Cillian Shields l @pile_of_eggs Atletico Madrid gained a lot more than three points this weekend – they gained some vital space to...
La Liga weekly roundup: Real Madrid take El Clasico spoils as Huesca miracle continues
By Cillian Shields l @pile_of_eggs At the top and bottom of the table, this weekend in La Liga was critical in putting shape...
La Liga must take strong stance against racism after another painful episode
By Cillian Shields l @pile_of_eggs “Today what was lost was not a match, today respect was lost and the spirit of football and...