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Madrid, Barcelona, Oviedo.
Sports Columnist — Guardian

Football, politics, history, sunsets, Estela, mugs, bad jokes, #tsfp. 'Fear And Loathing in La Liga', 'Catholicism, War and the Foundation of Francoism'. 15,999

Sporting Gijón resist Real Madrid’s assault on miraculous return to La Liga

theguardian.com — "We're back," declared the mosaic engulfing the stand at Spain's oldest football ground, down at one end of the San Lorenzo bay where the Piles river meets the sea. They shouldn't have been.
Aug 24, 2015

RT @guardian_sport: Sporting Gijón resist Madrid’s assault on miraculous return to La Liga. By @sidlowe gu.com/p/4bn87/stw (Pic: AFP) pic.twitter.com/b2rTQ2Z69r

Aug 24, 2015

First column of new Spanish season. Sporting, RM and rest of news. Aspas and Soldado good, Messi bad, art bizarre. gu.com/p/4bn87/stw

Aug 25, 2015

After reading this @sidlowe belter, no more Hee Hon for Sporting Gijon. What a read. Humanity, perspective. theguardian.com/football/blog/…

Spain La Liga: season preview 2015-16

worldsoccer.com — There was no game at Camp Nou, but 47,270 people still turned up one Saturday in July anyway. It was election day in Catalonia, the chance to vote for FC Barcelona's new president, and so they came - starting with coach Luis Enrique, who arrived six minutes after the polling booths opened.

La Liga 2015-16 may lack novelty but will not be short on attraction

theguardian.com — Some film stylish promos, others play football matches. Rarely has that tired old cliche been more apt. Rarely has it been apt at all, in fact, but this time it kind of was. The timing was perfect, the promise tangible.
Aug 20, 2015

RT @guardian_sport: La Liga 2015-16 may lack novelty but will not be short on attraction. By @sidlowe gu.com/p/4bkfc/stw (Photo: AP) pic.twitter.com/jTCEmKernP

Pedro: Barcelona’s lucky charm who has finally tired of life on the bench

theguardian.com — It had to be you. There were a few minutes to go before the start of the European Super Cup final when Barcelona's sporting director Robert Fernández spoke to TV3 television and said Pedro had told him he wanted to leave, concluding: "this might be his last game".
Aug 19, 2015

It's about friggin' time the @sidlowe Pedro piece popped up. Editors ... sigh ... theguardian.com/football/blog/…

Aug 20, 2015

What Chelsea are getting and United are missing out on... Lovely Pedro Rodríguez profile by @sidlowe: gu.com/p/4bk3z/stw #cfc #mufc

Spain's greatest ever player

worldsoccer.com — It was one o'clock in the morning when Xavi Hernandez left the dressing room as a Barcelona player for the last time. And he couldn't have wished for better company on his final walk, stepping out at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin and down the concrete slope underneath the main stand towards the team bus.
Aug 17, 2015

The art, magic of the profile isbringing things new, but also making what you know seem new. @sidlowe on Xavi: worldsoccer.com/columnists/sid…

Sergio Ramos expected to sign new Real Madrid contract next week

theguardian.com — Manchester United's pursuit of Sergio Ramos is over, with the Spain defender ready to extend his contract at Real Madrid next week. Ramos told Madrid that he wanted to leave for Old Trafford at a meeting with the club's chief executive José Ángel Sanchez at the club's Valdebebas training ground on 24 June and Manchester United made two formal bids for the defender.
Aug 13, 2015

And so it ends ... Sergio Ramos expected to sign new Real Madrid contract next week gu.com/p/4bfgv/stw

Nelson Valdez hails a 'dream come true' as Hércules shock Barcelona

theguardian.com — By the end of the first month the others had given up, unable to take any more, but he stuck it out - lying exposed and alone in the dark, 25km outside Asunción.

Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic wishes Sevilla the best - after Super Cup final

theguardian.com — It was love at first sight. Late January 2011 and Ivan Rakitic had just arrived at the Hotel Lebreros, 50 metres from the Sánchez Pizjuán stadium. He was 22, had been in Spain two hours and the next morning was due to have a medical, meet the president and, if all went well, sign for Sevilla.
Aug 10, 2015

Interview with Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic as he prepares to face *his* Sevilla. In Tuesday's @guardian_sport: gu.com/p/4bd34/stw

Aug 10, 2015

RT @sidlowe: Interview with Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic as he prepares to face *his* Sevilla. In Tuesday's @guardian_sport: gu.com/p/4bd34/stw

Aug 10, 2015

Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic on death threats, being in the gym on his honeymoon and his admiration for Xavi: gu.com/p/4bd34/stw By @sidlowe

Aug 10, 2015

Ivan Rakitic interview: ‘The hunger never fades. If we relax they’ll come for us’ gu.com/p/4bd34/stw #fcbarcelona

Aug 10, 2015

RT @m_christenson: Ivan Rakitic interview: ‘The hunger never fades. If we relax they’ll come for us’ gu.com/p/4bd34/stw #fcbarcelona

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Elche relegated to Segunda celebrate last-minute survival

espnfc.com — They had little over 36 hours to save their club and in the end they did so with six hours to spare. It was just after six o'clock on Friday when Elche announced that next season they will play in the Segunda Division.
Aug 01, 2015

RT @ESPNFC: Elche relegated to Segunda Division but celebrate last-minute survival Via @sidlowe: es.pn/1Dh4nhi pic.twitter.com/7dlrhVKOQP

Aug 03, 2015

Down but not out: @sidlowe on how a La Liga team came close to oblivion - and could still yet end up there espnfc.com/blog/espn-fc-u…

Real Madrid tell Sergio Ramos he will not be sold under any circumstances

theguardian.com — Manchester United's pursuit of Sergio Ramos has suffered a serious setback after Real Madrid's president Florentino Pérez told the defender that he would not be sold under any circumstances during a long meeting in Guangzhou, China.
Jul 27, 2015

A reminder of this from earlier, on Ramos and Madrid: he's been told they will not sell under any circumstances. gu.com/p/4b2c9/stw

Jul 27, 2015

RT @guardian_sport: Real Madrid tell Sergio Ramos he won't be sold under any circumstances. By @sidlowe gu.com/p/4b2c9/stw (Pic: Rex) pic.twitter.com/ogdSaCS919

Jul 27, 2015

Real Madrid tell Sergio Ramos: you're going nowhere. Exclusive by @sidlowe theguardian.com/football/2015/…

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Aug 30, 2015

Getafe 1-2 Granada. Las Palmas 0-0 Levante.

Aug 30, 2015

RT @JanAageFjortoft: Apparently deals are made like this: Man UTD: - We want Bale. We'll pay 100 mill. Real: - Thanks for calling. We'll give you an answer soon

Aug 30, 2015

Cars parked behind the goal and a bus parked in front of it. Bah. Las Palmas-Levante

Aug 30, 2015

RT @dermotled: Club L'amour, proud sponsors of Getafes scoreboard for 10 year alongside other bluechip brands like Mercedes and Coke pic.twitter.com/FWSS6iAW2q

Aug 30, 2015

RT @PhilKitro: Me and @sidlowe are back in the @tsf_podcast "studio" tomorrow so send us all your questions, crap Spanish jokes and LaLiga Lookalikes #tsfp

Aug 30, 2015

Levante goalkeeper wasting as much time as he can, and has been for 34 minutes. This game is in the 34th minute.


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