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Our Editor Paul Wilkes looks at the trend of managerial changes and asks if Pepe Mel's success could have a detrimental effect.

Four teams out of last seasons top six will start the new campaign with a different manager in La Liga, but that's not just confined to the country of Spain as the English Premiership is faced with a similar dilemma. The key difference between the countries...


LaLigaUK was present at Old Trafford, as our Editor Paul Wilkes eventually found his seat amongst the waiting press pack.

Sir Alex Ferguson was "too angry to talk about the referee" according to his assistant manager Mike Phelan, who finally arrived after keeping the packed press conference waiting. He was so angry he didn't want his players talking in the mixed zone either, one who might have had plenty to say protested: "I can't," whilst a younger member of the squad admitted: "We have been told not to talk." The boss had...


The atmosphere at Old Trafford was electric, 8,000 fans had made the trip from Bilbao to Manchester. Their high spirits and friendliness refreshing as they walked down the Stretford Road towards the ground. The result was perhaps a little more optimistic than they would anticipate at this time.

The English media are now taking what seems like their first indulgence of the former Chile coach who captured the imagination of football fans all over the world with his attacking free-flowing football in South Africa last summer. Marcelo Bielsa...


Following Athletic Bilbao's impressive win at Old Trafford, manager Marcelo Bielsa faced the press conference and LaLigaUK was present.

Q. Were you pleased with the work rate off the ball this evening ?

A. I was pleased with our work rate off the ball as you mentioned there, I think it was a good enough standard to break down opportunities and stop our opponents building up any kind of rhythm to their play and building any attacks and we managed to do that quite...



Juan Mata arrived at Stamford Bridge this summer with the quest of helping fellow Spaniard Fernando Torres return to scoring form. It's early days but he's own goalscoring has made more of an impact, 2 goals in his opening 3 appearances. The former Valencia playmaker will face he's toughest test to date since arriving in the English Premiership, an away trip to Old Trafford.

How they lined up ?

Chelsea made just one change to the side that beat Sunderland in their previous Premier League game. With two assists in the...

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