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Ghosts of tournaments past
Spain go into their quarter-final clash against France as favourites, a tag they had the last time these two met, as Ben Hayward remembers.
Back in the big time
Real Valladolid return to the Spanish top flight and have Iain McMullen believing they’re capable of springing a few surprises.
Spain’s Euro pains
As Spain confirm a place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2012, Dave Redshaw asks why the task was harder than expected
Pochettino loyal to losing battle
Mauricio Pochettino remained loyal to Espanyol this week but Kieran Canning asks if can he realistically take them to the next level.
Vilanova looks to Alba
Barcelona’s search for a new left-back sees them considering former youth player Jordi Alba, which Ally Macleod believes, is a sensible move
For club and for country
Two of Real Madrid’s finest are struggling to replicate last season’s form for their country at Euro 2012. Olly Dawes investigates.
Messi’s star shining ever brighter
As Lionel Messi finishes a record-breaking term for Barcelona, Garreth Nunn argues that lingering doubts should now be ended
Spain’s obsession with possession
Spain dropped points in their opening Euro 2012 clash because of an obsession with possession, argues Mina Rzouki
Aduriz, Bielsa’s missing link
Athletic Bilbao’s capture of Aritz Aduriz is a significant one for Marcelo Biela’s strategy, argues David Cartlidge
Content but lacking cutting edge
Vicente del Bosque may be happy with Spain’s opening Euro 2012 draw with Italy, but Mike Barnes asks if they should have won.
High expectations on Spain’s Sergio Ramos
In the absence of Carles Puyol, Spain will turn to a new leader at the back, and Ally Macleod argues that it will be former right-back Sergio Ramos
Preciado’s impact on La Liga
Manolo Preciado was one of La Liga’s most loved Coaches. Ben Hayward remembers the impact he had on those he encountered.
Bielsa’s Basque revolution at a crossroads
Marcelo Bielsa signing to a new deal at Athletic Bilbao is the start to the kind of summer the club need for its future progress, says Iain McMullen.
Benat-fits for Spain
Spain may have endured a less-than-simple preparation for Euro 2012, but in doing so, they may have also unearthed a future star, says Kieran Canning.
Spain go into Euro 2012 with a few doubts raised about their ability to keep hold of the title, as Dave Redshaw explains
Steadying The Islander's Ship
Joaquin Caparros’ almost took Mallorca into the Europa League in 2011-12, something that Daniel Fernandez says deserves recognition.
Replacing David Villa
Spain warmed up for Euro 2012 with a comfortable win over South Korea. Luke Colbourne looks at the clues it provided for team selection.
Atletico’s stadium limbo
Atletico Madrid have been hit by issue after issue in their bid to move to a new stadium. Garreth Nunn explains why
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