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ALFREDO RELAÑO

This year's celebrations from the balconies

A victory tonight for Madrid would allow the celebratory cries to ring out. They have won all their post-confinement games thus far and so the thought of them doing so again is reasonable.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Casillas' candidacy in hibernation

People often ask me about Casillas' run for presidency of Spain's football federation and I tell them it is in hibernation due to coronavirus. It could stay that way...

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Tebas versus Rubiales - a war for war's sake

The absence of football is a big concern for some who have been trying to think ways to get the competition back up and running as soon as possible, write Alfredo Relaño.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

European football's tense wait

With football shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the debate goes on about how and when to finish the 2019-21 season.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Lean times reach football

I remember my mother, who hated football, always said she was behind the times, particularly because of the money that moved around.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Real Madrid had their own 'Transition'

La Séptima, their seventh title as European champions, was their exit from a long tunnel lasting 32 years, one that Madridistas had suffered through.

Alfredo Relaño

DANI GARRIDO

A bad time for youth academies

Barcelona's 3-1 win over Manchester United in the 2010/2011 Champions League final was one of the great nights for Pep Guardiola as a head coach.

Dani Garrido

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Goodwill to two football men

The big wheel of football today has Marcos Llorente sitting on top, just as it has Isco sitting at the bottom. The same could be said of Solari and Lopetegui.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

A World Cup to do good in Russia

Alfredo Relaño looks ahead to the World Cup draw and hopes that amidst the problems that exist there, that the competition can do good for the country.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Valencia present their candidacy

With both Real Madrid and Atlético struggling form-wise, Valencia have emerged as the main candidates to challenge FC Barcelona

Alfredo Relaño