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The ability of vertically challenged Spaniards and Spanish based players theoretically playing in Staffordshire has been subject of many jokes in the last few years. For Santi Cazorla making his first away start in the Premiership, it will certainly be an experience at the Britannia, if nothing else. The contrast in styles between the two clubs is highlighted by the passing completion percentages of last season, Arsenal were the highest in the division with 60%, whilst Stoke City were the lowest with 40%. It's important for the Gunners to play...


The Team

Having spent a number of seasons pottering around the lower reaches of the Segunda, the return to form of Celta Vigo in the last two years have come as a bit of a surprise. They followed up 2011s 6th place finish by securing promotion via a runner up position. When Paco Herrera took over they were 12th, former boss and now Barcelona B manager Eusebio Sacristán had emphasised signing younger players and complained of ill-discipline within the squad. Herrera's impact has been impressive, his legend would be further cemented by keeping Celta in the top...

To round off the International tournaments, why not treat yourself to this stylish looking T-shirt and at the same time make fun of your ill-informed friends that were slow to understand Spain's sheer brilliance.   SPAIN 2012: SER ABURRIDO?
Once the nearly-team of...

Since becoming Real Madrid manager, José Mourinho has faced off against Barcelona a staggering ten times, with his only victory coming in extra time of the Copa del Rey final. The saga, has proved both entertaining and tiresome, familiarity has bred contempt. Each game the coach has learned more about the opposition, adapting finer details that have been successful whilst scrapping plans that have not. The more recent games...



Pep Guardiola - Barcelona Manager

"It seems as though we already have it [the title], but the reality is that four points are a lot of points. There’s a lot of work to do. People need to start doing the math. We do our own calculations. I’m not interested in the calculations done 600 km away,"

"Our job is to think that Luis García’s Getafe are coming tomorrow, they have always made it difficult for us to overcome their fantastic defence;...

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