Barcelona vs Real Madrid – The Rivalry

Barcelona versus Real Madrid is the biggest rivalry in the football world. There are a lot of fierce matches, but El Classico is the only one. This is rivalry not only for Spain fans. The gap between Barcelonistas and Realistas is everywhere. Every football fan around the world can root just from one club of … Read moreBarcelona vs Real Madrid – The Rivalry

Real Madrid: From Bad to Worse – The Soccer Column #13

Real Madrid

What a cruel week for Real Madrid fans. First, they were crushed Wednesday after 0:3 loss with Barcelona in Copa Del Rey semifinals 2nd leg. And then, those who hoped for a better outcome Saturday in La Liga were disappointed too. Loss 0:1 with Barcelona means they lost any chance for the title this season. … Read moreReal Madrid: From Bad to Worse – The Soccer Column #13

Soccer Players Salaries in MLS, Premier League, La Liga and others – The Soccer Column #8

money

The recent report published by Sporting Intelligence presents a unique insight into the business side of sports (including soccer) world. Global Sports Salary Survey 2018 is worth to read. It consists of 113 pages full of interesting information and I recommend it to anyone interested in sports business. For those who do not have so much … Read moreSoccer Players Salaries in MLS, Premier League, La Liga and others – The Soccer Column #8

Atletico Madrid & Solari still temporary coach for me – The Soccer Column #7

Atletico Madrid

La Liga is still my main focus. Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Atletico Madrid are all living interesting times. I will start with Atletico Madrid. For many, Atletico is the club who will never regularly beat Real and Barcelona. I have a different opinion but will save it for next time. This time I would like … Read moreAtletico Madrid & Solari still temporary coach for me – The Soccer Column #7

What should Florentino Perez do? – The Soccer Column #6

Real Madrid

Imagine, you are Florentino Perez. What will you do? Will you fire Julen Lopetegui immediately? Or will you wait till Sunday to see Real performance against Barcelona? And now imagine, you are Julen Lopetegui. What looked like a dream career (“coaching Spain at World Cup and then moving to manager seat at Real Madrid”) is … Read moreWhat should Florentino Perez do? – The Soccer Column #6

Giants in Trouble – The Soccer Column #5

Last week I discussed Barcelona unusual series of bad results in La Liga. Barcelona reacted quickly with the compelling 4:2 win over Tottenham in London in second Champions League group match. However, on Sunday everything was forgotten with the lackluster performance in Valencia which brought just one point for 1:1 draw. Real Madrid, Bayern too! … Read moreGiants in Trouble – The Soccer Column #5

Real Madrid Needs to Make a Big Transfer Now – The Soccer Column #1

Real Madrid in trouble

It was a hard night for every Real Madrid fan. What looked like won match changed 10 minutes before the end to the nightmare. Defeat 2-4 (in overtime) with city rival Atletico Madrid left a lot of questions at the start of the season. New manager = new start? This season should be a start … Read moreReal Madrid Needs to Make a Big Transfer Now – The Soccer Column #1