Yes, they’re back. I like doing these things, but it’s such a pain to compile them, particularly the way I did it. By way of explanation, teams get three points for each win, one for each draw, plus extra points for winning cup or league titles. I didn’t give teams extra points for competing in … Continue reading World Club Rankings: May 1
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood | Only Love Soccer Though I do appreciate the football that Barcelona (and to a lesser extent, Real Madrid) play, I generally find La Liga incredibly boring – at this point in the season, there is a 29-point gap between second place and third place, and a team other than the … Continue reading What if Real Madrid and Barcelona didn’t exist?
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood Only four days removed from their El Clasico horror show, Real Madrid supporters, officials and team had to be glad for the furor over the World Cup 2018 and 2022 bids to take off a bit of the limelight from them. Well, they would be more glad if Spain had been awarded … Continue reading Ladies, time for a Messi Ronaldo sandwich
Monday’s El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid was interesting, not for the football on display, of which there was one clear victor, but rather because it allowed us to see the rare glimpse of a Jose Mourinho-coached team get utterly battered by their opponents. It was the worst loss ever by a Mourinho-coached team … Continue reading Match report: Barcelona 5, Real Madrid 0