Reigning World and two times European champions Spain head to Paris facing the remarkable prospect that defeat to France could put their place in Brazil 2014 in jeopardy. The thought of Vicente Del Bosque’s men not being in South America in a year’s time to defend their title is unthinkable but after only taking eight points from their four games played so far, La Furia Roja head to the Stade de France knowing that defeat must be avoide...More
The heavyweight clash of Group I sees World and European champions Spain welcome France to the Vicente Calderon. French boss Didier Deschamps faces his toughest task as national boss, as the Spanish side are on a 24-match winning run in international tournament qualifiers.
Vicente del Bosque’s side cruised to a 4-0 away victory against Belarus on Friday night and Barcelona winger Pedro struck an impressive hat-trick, which will surel...More
Spain have grown accustomed to winning major tournaments with many other nations looking on with eny at the superb talent they have to choose from. The 2010 World Cup held in South Africa, the European Under-21 Championships in 2011, and the recently completed Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine have all been won by a dominant Spain team. It would have taken a brave man to bet against them in the London 2012 Olympics, with the likes of Juan...More
With many predicting a gold medal for the South American contingent at this year’s Olympic football tournament, they may want to take a second look at a Spanish side who already have several full internationals and a squad which many countries would be extremely envious of. With players such as Chelsea’s Juan Mata, who flourished in his first season in the Premier League last season, and rising stars of La Liga in Jordi Alba, Ike...More
So there we have it, this incredible Spanish side have added history to the plaudits and trophies by becoming the first European team to win three consecutive major tournaments, notching up the biggest final victory in the process.
Fernando Torres added is own piece of history by becoming the first player to score a goal in two European Championship finals grabbing a goal minutes after he came on as substitute, securing the golden bo...More
In a replay of the opening group game, Spain play Italy in the Euro 2012 final, and it is likely to be just as close. Cesare Prandelli’s team are the only side to have scored against La Roja and indeed it is the Italians who looked most impressive going forward in the semi-finals.
Should Spain hold their European crown and become the first team to win three major international tournaments in a row they will rightly become one of the ...More
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