Setting up ‘La Liga’ was no simple task and it almost drove Spanish football over the edge.Read More A House Divided: The Origins of La Liga
George Robledo lived a fascinating life and career that saw him become a footballing legend on the two continents he called home.Read More George Robledo: The Chilean with a Yorkshire Accent
A legend becomes a word, and a word becomes a legend. This is the crazy story of one of football’s most infamous jinxes.Read More The Legend of ‘Quiricocho’: One of Football’s Most Famous Jinxes
Pichichi was more than a great goalscorer who died before his time. He was a law student, an Athletic Bilbao legend, an Olympian, a referee and a man who ‘lived life on the edge’.Read More Ever wondered why La Liga’s top goalscorer wins ‘the Pichichi’?
In the 1984 European Cup Winner’s Cup, Manchester Utd and Barcelona played out one of the most thrilling and intense games in the history of European football. It was also the only time the two of the midfield greats are that generation lined up against each other, Maradona and Bryan Robson. What happened was unforgettable. […]Read More When Bryan met Diego
This is not a typical Erasmus year. Conor O’Keefe is combining his year abroad in Spain with another ambition, becoming a top-class goalkeeper.Read More Conor O’Keefe: From Macclesfield to Madrid
Paul Wandless left the North-East of England to move to Norway and soon after found himself managing the local football team. He tells The Linesman all about it.Read More Paul Wandless: The Northman in the Land of Vikings