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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.

By Cillian Shields l @pile_of_eggs It has become a rarity in modern football that new rivalries are born naturally. As the game has...
By Cillian Shields l @pile_of_eggs The first coronavirus-enforced behind-closed-doors El Clasico seemed to confirm many truisms about Barcelona and Real Madrid.  Los Blancos...
By Cillian Shields l @pile_of_eggs Only a couple of decades ago, the Valencia regional derby meant nothing, but nowadays it is a hotly...
By Cillian Shields l @pile_of_eggs Athletic Club Bilbao are in big trouble. Their star striker has not scored a goal in over 1,000...
By Cillian Shields l @pile_of_eggs Living in chaos, with just 12 professionals in the squad at the beginning of pre-season, historic financial issues...
By Cillian Shields l @pile_of_eggs Thrill, explosiveness, quality; Luis Suárez’s glorious 20 minute debut for Atletico Madrid provides a blueprint to how Los...