Alfredo Relaño

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Mourinho will have to wait...

Zinedine Zidane faced a match point, and saved it. Defeat would have been a calamity that the club's hierarchy would most likely not have stood for.

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ALFREDO RELAÑO

Ramos comes out in defence of Zidane

Asked about the possibility of José Mourinho returning to Real Madrid yesterday, Sergio Ramos pretty much recoiled in horror. I'm not surprised...

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ALFREDO RELAÑO

Vinicius and the role of the ball-hog

Watching Vinicius in action at Son Moix on Saturday reminded me (as have other performances from the Brazilian) of the old figure of a ball-hogger who were so abundant in the 70s and start of the 1980s...

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ALFREDO RELAÑO

Uncertainty over El Clásico

Alfredo Relaño looks at the options being studied by Barcelona, Real Madrid, LaLiga and the Federation concerning El Clásico during current unrest in Catalunya.

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ALFREDO RELAÑO

We're through, but doubts remain...

Alfredo Relaño looks back at last night's Euro 2020 qualifier in Solna. Spain booked their place in the finals thanks to Rodrigo's late equaliser.

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Robert Moreno asks for three wins

One point guarantees our qualification, a point we hope to achieve in Stockholm. But Robert Moreno is looking further ahead: he wants three victories...

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ALFREDO RELAÑO

Dembélé's controversial sanction

AS editor Alfredo Relaño gives his take on the events that led to Barcelona's Ousmane Dembélé being sent off against Sevilla on Sunday.

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ALFREDO RELAÑO

VAR is at its lowest ebb

The president of Leganés, Victoria Pavón, was driven by righteous indignation by what occurred against Levante last weekend to lodge an appeal with the Spanish Football ...

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ALFREDO RELAÑO

The Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia

All of a sudden, I see the Spanish Government are objecting to the Spanish Super Cup, Rubiales’ flagship project, being played in Saudi Arabia.

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ALFREDO RELAÑO

Ansu Fati changes the whole mood

The game at the Camp Nou left us with a slightly bland result: a 2-1 win for the home side, and the kind of outcome that would be disregarded if it didn’t leave certain open-ended issues.

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