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Around Europe: Leipzig for Europe?

How do you experience football from four of Europe’s top leagues from the comfy spot of your sofa and it only taking 20 minutes of your time? You come and read the Behind the Goal weekly European review. Our European globetrotter Daniel Statham brings you the best, and the worst from the European action. There’s […]

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Around Europe: Bayern kick off the Bundesliga in dominant fashion

Fresh off five days of copious amounts of alcohol, strong guitar riffs and bleeding ear drums. Our European man Dan Statham is back to review this weeks action in Europe’s top divisions.  This weeks review will start with the newbies to the column, zee Germans. Their season started on Friday evening with current champs Bayern […]

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Around Europe: La Liga and Serie A kick off in style

Are you keen to know what’s going on in European football without having to watch all the games? Maybe you can’t watch BT Sport’s excellent European Football Show because you aren’t a subscriber, or maybe you could watch it but you’d rather see John Craven herding cattle on the other channel. Whatever the excuse, you’re […]

Camp Nou, home to La Liga side Barcelona

La Liga preview 2016-17

The Spanish league is always the most competitive and yet least competitive league at the same time. When it comes to the top three teams they are closely matched, but when it comes to those three versus the rest of the league, there is quite the gulf in class. Our man Daniel Statham takes a look […]

The Catalan Capitulation: Have Barcelona thrown it away?

Before the return leg of the El Clasico it looked like Barcelona had all but won the title, with a commanding lead at the top of the pile in front of both of their rivals from Madrid. Losses to Real Madrid, Real Sociedad and Valencia blew the title wide open again, with only one point […]

The Camp Nou, home to La Liga champions Barcelona

La Liga preview 2015-16

Last season, the Spanish league provided us with a record amount of games undefeated in a row for Real Madrid, but it was the Catalan giants that dominated the silverware, with Luis Enrique winning an unprecedented treble in his first season, matching the great Pep Guardiola’s record. With this in mind, the strengthening of Atletico […]