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Living in Madrid, writing on football for ESPN, Irish Examiner, WSC, Whoscored & Unibet and host of new @coveringfutbol podcast.

Luis Enrique | Rabona Magazine — Luis Enrique was happier when reminded by a friendlier reporter that both goalscorers Mathieu and Luis Suarez had been his signings last summer, while goalkeeper Claudio Bravo was another new arrival who'd played a key part in the triumph.

Player Focus: Is In-form Vitolo Unlikely to Last with La Roja? — Amid all the drama of Champions League ties and La Liga clasicos, the announcement of Spain's squad for this week's international break went very much under the radar. For those paying attention there were, however, some interesting calls in the 24-man squad named last week for t...

Luis Suarez finds his form Madrid short on options — Five thoughts gleaned from the weekend's action, as the 2014-15 La Liga season reached its halfway mark. 1. Suarez proves his worth Sunday night's Clasico at the Camp Nou was right in the balance as the game moved toward the hour mark.

Luis Suarez gets crucial goal as Barcelona beat Real Madrid take charge of La Liga title race writes Dermot Corrigan — BARCELONA -- Goals from Jeremy Mathieu and Luis Suarez gave Barcelona what could be a title-deciding 2-1 win over Real Madrid in Sunday's Clasico. Here are three quick thoughts from the Camp Nou... Barcelona's 80-million-euro summer signing repaid a large chunk of his transfer fee with the goal that won a potentially decisive La Liga Clasico to send his team four points clear in the title race.

Barca rejoice as Ron's magic wanes — LA LIGA Barcelona v Real Madrid Tomorrow: Camp Nou, 8pmTV: Sky Sports 5 La Liga duels between Barcelona and Real Madrid are often billed as personal battles between their respective superstars. But rarely over recent seasons have Barca's Lionel Messi and Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo gone into a 'Clasico' in such divergent form, and with such contrasting media attention.

Dermot Corrigan's El Clasico Preview: Barca To Be Too Strong For Madrid — It's all about the Clasico this week in La Liga, with all other action being shoved aside by the juggernaut which is a potentially title deciding Barcelona v Real Madrid at the Camp Nou on Sunday night.

Clasico: Lionel Messi has 'dropped the pizzas and got into shape' papers say — Catalan sports daily Mundo Deportivo said Lionel Messi had lost weight as it focused on the Barcelona playmaker ahead of the weekend's Nou Camp Clasico. The paper's cover story, billed as exclusive, claimed help from Italian dietician Silvia Tremoleda and Argentine kinesiologist Marcelo D'Andrea meant Messi was three-and-a-half kilos lighter than 12 months ago.

Lionel Messi show adds to expectation ahead of Barcelona vs. Real Madrid — Lionel Messi's magical display as Barcelona beat Manchester City 1-0 to secure their place in the Champions League quarterfinals has drawn the attention of both the media and the bookmakers ahead of Sunday's Clasico.

Lionel Messi stars Joe Hart valiant as Barcelona eliminate Man City Champions League writes Dermot Corrigan — BARCELONA, Spain -- Three things from the Camp Nou as Barcelona hammered Manchester City 1-0 (yes, hammered) and the Catalan side progressed to the Champions League quarterfinals 3-1 on aggregate. Wednesday night offered further evidence that Lionel Messi is coming back to his very best.

Cristiano Ronaldo struggles still dominate Madrid media before El Clasico — Cristiano Ronaldo's mental and physical state continues to dominate the Spanish media coverage in the buildup to Sunday's La Liga clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou. Already this week the local media have discussed Ronaldo's attitude to fellow Madrid star Gareth Bale, and whether or not he ranted at fans whistling the team during last weekend's 2-0 win over Levante.
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Mar 28, 2015

RT @LuisSuarez9: Felicitaciones muchachos por el partido. En especial a Maxi Pereira por los 100 partidos. Ejemplo de profesional y compaƱero, grande mono!!!

Mar 28, 2015

RT @coveringfutbol: Marca also devoting plenty if space to dream debut for England's unstoppable new star this morn

Mar 28, 2015

@BarcaFootyBlog they still probably have the best players to pick from, but at moment far from the best team I reckons.

Mar 27, 2015

Spanish fans and pundits frantically calling for whistle as Ukraine hit balls into their box in injury time not exactly a good sign.

Mar 27, 2015

FT Spain 1-0 Ukraine. Morata's deflected goal just about enough to keep Spain on course to finish second in group...

Mar 27, 2015

Second goal would prob be very generous for Spain tho, not played well in second half at all...

Mar 27, 2015

Almost superb second goal for Spain. Brilliant by Cazorla who drives straight thru defence, one-two with Isco, shot then just wide.

Mar 27, 2015

Jordi Alba off with what looks clear muscle problem. Juan Bernat on for last 12 minutes.

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