October 17th, 2014

wink (white)

La Liga in the News: LFP Awards + Copa Del Rey

Here's the full bracket for the Copa Del Rey competition:

And the nominees have been announced for the LFP Awards 2013-2014.

Best Striker/Forward

  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

  • Diego Costa (Atletico Madrid)

  • Carlos Vela (Real Sociedad)

Best Attacking Midfielder

  • Andres Iniesta (FC Barcelona)

  • Ivan Rakitic (Sevilla FC)

  • Koke (Atletico Madrid)

Best Midfielder

  • Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

  • Gabi (Atletico Madrid)

  • Sergio Busquets (FC Barcelona)

Best Defender

  • Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)

  • Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid)

  • Joao Miranda (Atletico Madrid)

Best Goalkeeper

  • Thibaut Courtois (Atletico Madrid)

  • Willy Caballero (Malaga CF)

  • Keylor Navas (Levante UD)

Other categories include Best Player, MVP, Best Coach, Breakthrough Player and BBVA Fair Play Award. This is all just for BBVA. The Liga Adelante (Segunda Division) have their own set of nominees. Awards ceremony will be on October 27, airing at 10:30 PM on La Sexta.
  • untxi

So Gary Neville stans for José Mourinho ;)

Exclusive interview

Jose Mourinho reveals all on his desire to stay at Chelsea, his relationship with Eden Hazard, how he inspired his team to beat Liverpool and why he is so dismissive of 'buzzword' coaching

The fire was never brighter in Jose Mourinho’s eyes than when we discussed his side’s dramatic 2-0 win at Anfield in April, which ruined Liverpool’s title hopes and showed Chelsea’s manager at his tactical and psychological best. The finest coaches are dangerous when they feel wronged. Don’t back them into a corner. It was Ferguson-esque.

Collapse )

HUGE but incredibly interesting and insightful interview. best manager in the world interviewed by the best pundit in the world ;)

PS: No Gary Neville tag?! :(