Ludo Palazzo explores how Arsenal’s Hale End academy compares to La Masia in Barcelona.
Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter
Venturing Into Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter As Milo explores Barcelona, he opens the door to the City’s gothic quarter. Rich in history, this ancient, picturesque enclave is a jewel of an old world set in an already vibrant crown. A real must-see for anyone in Barcelona! Barcelona’s historic Gothic Quarter, so named for its distinctive architectural […]
Who Will Be the Kings of Spain?
Who Will Be the Kings of Spain? Floris de Bruin takes a look at what is shaping up to be one of the closest title races in La Liga history. Spain’s elite football division, La Liga, is shaping up to be a close title race. Only a few points separate Atlético de Madrid, Real Madrid […]
Champions League 2019/20 in Review
Stephen Ong reviews the action from the Champions League knockout stages, with Bayern Munich securing their sixth European title. This year’s Champions League truly delivered, with favourites Liverpool and Real Madrid knocked out in the round of 16, and underdogs RB Leipzig, Atalanta, and Lyon pushing through to the quarter-finals of the competition playing their […]
Money, Money, Money
Jack Holmes revisits the January transfer and looks at two teams who got their recruitment spot on, and two who failed to deliver.
Unpicking Barcelona’s Pickpocketing Problem
Foreign Correspondent in Catalonia, Spain, Jasmine Zaman, uncovers the realities behind Barcelona’s pickpocketing crisis and explains why Barcelona continues to be a haven for pickpockets.
The reality of the ‘Art Attack’
There are a few possible scenarios which may understandably make you feel rather sick. The sight of blood, officially called haemophobia, may cause a nauseous kick, or, if you’re acrophobic, then looking down from the edge of a cliff may riddle you with anxious shakes. Unfortunately for some of us, the unease we feel during […]
Culture Club: To Airbnb or Not To Be?
“Don’t become one of those girls from Taken”, Mum tutted as I pawed through endless experiences on the glittering new ‘it’ travel tourism site Airbnb. Recently, the popular bed and breakfast booking option has come under fire for its extortionate effect on micro economies and slammed for its inherent lack of safety. In an article by […]
The most significant transfer this summer? The transfer of domineering power to Europe’s elite few
D espite previous incarnations of the all-consuming circus that is football’s summer Transfer Window, it is not unreasonable to suggest that this summer saw the most emphatic new developments in its recent history: £1.4bn spent by Premier League clubs; last year’s transfer record broken twice, and a dismantling of established norms. This recent window will […]
The Legacy of Johan Cruyff
Hendrik Johannes ‘Johan’ Cruijff died of lung cancer on the 24th March aged 68. To football fans in his home nation of the Netherlands, Cruyff (anglicised spelling of Cruijff) was the greatest footballer ever and many non-Dutch fans would agree. He was one of the most gifted players to ever play football and through his […]