Pep Talk 19: Insights from Sid Lowe’s ‘Fear and Loathing in La Liga – El Clasico diaries

Insights, highlights and little-known nuggets from the book ‘Fear and Loathing in La Liga’ – El Clasico diaries by Sid Lowe. While the book covers the entire history of Barcelona vs Real Madrid rivalry, I have only chosen the post-2000s … Continue reading Pep Talk 19: Insights from Sid Lowe’s ‘Fear and Loathing in La Liga – El Clasico diaries

Ten incidents Champions League could have done without

I rate the UEFA Champions league as the best sporting competition in the world but also rue ten things that seem to tarnish its image… The UEFA Champions League features the beautiful game at its best. The football is the best, there are world class players everywhere and the competition is managed superbly. Hence each controversy acts as a spoiler that ‘we could have done without’. Listed below are ten such instances, without which this tournament would have been better off. 10. Real Madrid are in crisis and need to revamp the entire team. Funny, really funny…..until a week ago they … Continue reading Ten incidents Champions League could have done without