Five-tastic Spain dismantle Austria

November 21st, 2009 by bfcfan1882

Spain hit 5 against Austria at the Ernst-Happel Stadion in Vienna to go out with a bang in 2009, goals from Cesc Fàbregas, David Villa, Daniel Güiza and Pablo Hernández seal an emphatic win for La Furia Roja.

Spain came into the game against Austria on the back of a famous victory against Argentina, not wanting to [...]

New Spanish 2010 World Cup shirt

November 17th, 2009 by leewilson

Current European Champions Spain has revealed their new World Cup shirt that they will wear throughout the 2010 tournament in South Africa next June.
The team, who won their first international major title for 34 years in 2008, will be bidding to win their first ever World Cup. Considering the wealth of talent available to Spain, it [...]

Spain 2-1 Argentina

November 16th, 2009 by bfcfan1882

A brace from Xabi Alonso proves too much for Argentina, as they suffer a defeat at the hands of the European Kings in Madrid.

Vicente Calderon Stadium

The scene was set, two of the worlds biggest teams were set to clash. The 54,851 seater Vicente Calderón Stadium the venue. Maradona’s men were under pressure, this coming [...]

How Spain qualified for the 2010 World Cup

November 11th, 2009 by leewilson

After finally lifting the weight of not having won a major championship since 1964 with their triumph at Euro 2008, Spain embarked on their World Cup qualification campaign bidding to win the tournament for the first time in their history.
With a fearsome strikeforce of David Villa and Fernando Torres and a creative backbone of Xavi, [...]

Persistence Overcomes Resistance as Spain Maintain 100% Record

October 16th, 2009 by juandeful

Armenia proved tough opposition for Spain when the sides met in the ninth of ten World Cup Qualification fixtures; although the European champions’ class shone through as they edged out their opponents. A superb goal from Cesc Fabregas and a spot kick from Juan Mata sandwiched an Arzumanyan goal, giving la Seleccion the victory.
Spain boss [...]

Spain 5-0 Belgium

September 8th, 2009 by juandeful

Despite the fact that they go into the final three matches of qualification for the 2010 World Cup with qualification yet to be guaranteed, Spain should be by no means worried regarding their chances. Saturday’s 5-0 thrashing of Belgium means the European champions are sitting pretty at the top of Group 5, with maximum points [...]

Spain are Fab, but Cesc is Crocked

June 11th, 2009 by akvbcfc

Spain romped to a 6-0 victory in the friendly against Azerbaijan, but the overriding emotion at the final whistle was fear for the health of Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas who was forced off the pitch after sustaining a head injury. He required stitches in the wound and at present, his participation in the Condeferations Cup [...]

Azerbaijan vs Spain Preview!

June 5th, 2009 by akvbcfc

European Champions Spain will further reap the rewards of their success last summer as they will take part in the Confederations Cup in the next few weeks. However, before Vicente del Bosque’s side can look to the tournament taking place in South Africa, first they will look to tweak and changes in the line up [...]

Spanish Perfection

June 2nd, 2009 by akvbcfc

Perfect. Is there any other way to describe a Spain side who have taken the world by storm? Six wins out of six have taken Spain to the brink of qualification for the 2010 World Cup, and let’s be honest, that’s exactly what you would expect from Vicente del Bosque’s side.
Spain are ranked as the [...]

Real Chaos

December 10th, 2008 by swji

I was going to write the first of my (hopefully) weekly round-ups of the weekend-that-was in La Liga. But Real Madrid’s tumultuous few days has left me with no choice but to look at the crisis engulfing the iconic club.
The 4-3 home loss to Sevilla on Saturday left the reigning La Liga Champions nine points [...]