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The last dash for the La Liga Title

ANALYSIS

By Akshat Singhal

May 8, 2021, 6:13 a.m.

La Liga is witnessing one of the most fiercely contested campaigns since the turn of the century. The league enters its final phase of four matches to decide who will take away the coveted title.

La Liga is witnessing one of the most fiercely contested campaigns since the turn of the century. The league enters its final phase of four matches to decide who will take away the coveted title.

Real Madrid's Florentino Perez, the Mastermind Behind the Super League Saga

ANALYSIS

By Tushar Agrawal

April 19, 2021, 5:09 p.m.

How did Florentino Perez change football forever overnight and what price will he pay for the same?

How did Florentino Perez change football forever overnight and what price will he pay for the same?

Sergio Ramos - An Uncertain Future

TRANSFERS

By Saksham Sharma

March 14, 2021, 11:52 a.m.

Sergio Ramos is a modern day Real Madrid legend. However, the current contract negotiations between him and the club have stalled. This has put his future under limbo.

Sergio Ramos is a modern day Real Madrid legend. However, the current contract negotiations between him and the club have stalled. This has put his future under limbo.

Eden Hazard's struggles at Real Madrid and what lies next?

ANALYSIS

By Siddhant Thakur

Feb. 18, 2021, 6:16 a.m.

Eden Hazard moved to Real Madrid amid much fanfare. Here, we examine what has gone wrong for the Belgian since his dream move and what happens next.

Eden Hazard moved to Real Madrid amid much fanfare. Here, we examine what has gone wrong for the Belgian since his dream move and what happens next.

Ronald Koeman: How much more time does he have?

ANALYSIS

By Akshat Singhal

Jan. 7, 2021, 2:35 p.m.

Koeman’s Barcelona has broken all the records for the wrong reasons this season, and the new board which will be elected on 24th January will have a decision to make as soon as they take over.

Koeman’s Barcelona has broken all the records for the wrong reasons this season, and the new board which will be elected on 24th January will have a decision to make as soon as they take over.

What is wrong with Lionel Messi

ANALYSIS

By Saksham Sharma

Dec. 6, 2020, 1:44 p.m.

One of the greatest footballers of our generation. Messi has been off to a far from ideal start this season and has fans in confusion.

One of the greatest footballers of our generation. Messi has been off to a far from ideal start this season and has fans in confusion.

Why Griezmann has gotten lost at FC Barcelona?

ANALYSIS

By Harsh Jha

Nov. 10, 2020, 8:30 a.m.

Even after a goal and an assist, Griezmann still doesn't seem to find his feet. Is he really in the right place?

Even after a goal and an assist, Griezmann still doesn't seem to find his feet. Is he really in the right place?

Ansu Fati Injured: Another headache for Koeman?

ANALYSIS

By Akshat Singhal

Nov. 9, 2020, 7:05 p.m.

For Cules, the joy after a great victory against Real Betis was short-lived as the news of a long term injury to Ansu Fati broke out.

For Cules, the joy after a great victory against Real Betis was short-lived as the news of a long term injury to Ansu Fati broke out.

Who is Pedri? Camp Nou's Newfound Darling

ANALYSIS

By Tushar Agrawal

Nov. 8, 2020, 7:38 p.m.

Let's take a look at Barcelons's new golden boy, Pedri Lopez.

Let's take a look at Barcelons's new golden boy, Pedri Lopez.

Football's Greatest Coaching Seminar

ANALYSIS

By Akshat Singhal

Oct. 25, 2020, 7:10 p.m.

The FC Barcelona squad and staff in the ’90s boasted of some of the greatest coaches of the present day. Let’s have a detailed look into that legendary era and what it meant for modern football

The FC Barcelona squad and staff in the ’90s boasted of some of the greatest coaches of the present day. Let’s have a detailed look into that legendary era and what it meant for modern football

1980 Copa del Rey Final

ANALYSIS

By Saksham Sharma

Oct. 19, 2020, 4:47 a.m.

During the 1980 Copa del Rey final. Real Madrid faced one of their unlikeliest opponents, their own B-team.

During the 1980 Copa del Rey final. Real Madrid faced one of their unlikeliest opponents, their own B-team.

Real Madrid: From Buyers to Sellers

TRANSFERS

By Tushar Agrawal

Oct. 5, 2020, 10:34 p.m.

This transfer window saw many departures from Real Madrid. Let's take a closer look at them and what the transfers mean for the club in the long run.

This transfer window saw many departures from Real Madrid. Let's take a closer look at them and what the transfers mean for the club in the long run.

Zidane's Madrid: Time to Defend the Crown

ANALYSIS

By Shaiq Rehan

Oct. 4, 2020, 9:35 a.m.

After winning La Liga for the 34th time, Real Madrid have acted silently in the transfer market and haven't made any signings but they can still defend their title to clinch the trophy again.

After winning La Liga for the 34th time, Real Madrid have acted silently in the transfer market and haven't made any signings but they can still defend their title to clinch the trophy again.

Barcelona's Ansu Fati: New Prodigy

ANALYSIS

By Harshavardhan S

Sept. 30, 2020, 8:59 a.m.

FC Barcelona has a few talented youngsters in their camp. But here's why Ansu Fati stands out among others in Catalunya.

FC Barcelona has a few talented youngsters in their camp. But here's why Ansu Fati stands out among others in Catalunya.

Simeone's Atletico: The One that Kicks and Bites!

ANALYSIS

By Shresth Goel

Sept. 29, 2020, 6:18 p.m.

Does Luis Suarez not fit into Simeone's Atletico? Or does he ?

Does Luis Suarez not fit into Simeone's Atletico? Or does he ?

Athletic Bilbao's Cantera Policy

ANALYSIS

By turf Football Team

Sept. 27, 2020, 6:01 a.m.

The system at Athletic Bilbao is a symbol of pride and joy to all their supporters, and they are here to stay. This is a contribution article by Saksham Sharma.

The system at Athletic Bilbao is a symbol of pride and joy to all their supporters, and they are here to stay. This is a contribution article by Saksham Sharma.

FC Barcelona: An exciting end to a gloomy Summer?

ANALYSIS

By Akshat Singhal

Sept. 25, 2020, 11:06 a.m.

In what has probably been the most difficult of times for the club since the 2013-2014 Season, will the new potential signings inject much needed fresh hope in fans?

In what has probably been the most difficult of times for the club since the 2013-2014 Season, will the new potential signings inject much needed fresh hope in fans?

Unai Emery: A glorius return to Spain?

ANALYSIS

By Tushar Agrawal

Sept. 19, 2020, 2 p.m.

Villareal have made some pretty good transfers under Unai Emery and look set to do wonders again.

Villareal have made some pretty good transfers under Unai Emery and look set to do wonders again.

Més que una Moció : The end of Bartomeu?

NEWS

By Harsh Jha

Sept. 18, 2020, 11:08 a.m.

The motion of censure has got the required number of signatures and it seems that Bartomeu’s reign at the club is gonna end very soon.

The motion of censure has got the required number of signatures and it seems that Bartomeu’s reign at the club is gonna end very soon.

Gareth Bale and Real Madrid: What Went Wrong?

ANALYSIS

By Surya Varma

Sept. 12, 2020, 6:49 p.m.

Gareth Bale arrived at the Santiago Bernabeu amid much fanfare. However, his time at Real Madrid has been disappointing. Here's a look at his journey!

Gareth Bale arrived at the Santiago Bernabeu amid much fanfare. However, his time at Real Madrid has been disappointing. Here's a look at his journey!

Happy Birthday Lukita: The Rise of the Magician

ANALYSIS

By Gautam Gupta

Sept. 8, 2020, 8:05 p.m.

Luka Modric has faced a number of hurdles on his way to the top. Here's a look at his journey on his birthday!

Luka Modric has faced a number of hurdles on his way to the top. Here's a look at his journey on his birthday!

Barcelona Presidential Election Candidates

NEWS

By Harsh Jha

Sept. 6, 2020, 3:51 p.m.

With the Barcelona Presidential Elections coming up in March 2021, a lot is going on in fan's minds. So today, we will clear all your doubts as we cover all the possible candidates.

With the Barcelona Presidential Elections coming up in March 2021, a lot is going on in fan's minds. So today, we will clear all your doubts as we cover all the possible candidates.

Dani Parejo: The Maestro Who Deserved Better

ANALYSIS

By Tushar Agrawal

Sept. 4, 2020, 2:55 p.m.

Dani Parejo’s career has been filled with drama, both on and off the field. He has seen the summit and has also been in the trenches.

Dani Parejo’s career has been filled with drama, both on and off the field. He has seen the summit and has also been in the trenches.

Lionel Messi’s Departure: A Blessing in Disguise?

ANALYSIS

By Abhro Hazra

Aug. 31, 2020, 8:14 a.m.

The reports of Messi's departure are gaining steam, and Messi looks closer to an exit than ever. Can his departure be a blessing in disguise? Lets find out!

The reports of Messi's departure are gaining steam, and Messi looks closer to an exit than ever. Can his departure be a blessing in disguise? Lets find out!

FC Barcelona: A Club in Shambles

ANALYSIS

By Akshat Singhal

Aug. 24, 2020, 6:07 a.m.

The horrible night for FC Barcelona in Lisbon was the culmination of multiple bad decisions made by everyone involved with the club over a long period. Let's take a look at some of the major problems

The horrible night for FC Barcelona in Lisbon was the culmination of multiple bad decisions made by everyone involved with the club over a long period. Let's take a look at some of the major problems

La Liga: turfFootball's Team of the Season

ANALYSIS

By turf Football Team

Aug. 7, 2020, 4:52 p.m.

Here is La Liga's Team of the Season voted by members of turfFootball.

Here is La Liga's Team of the Season voted by members of turfFootball.

Real Madrid and Eden Hazard: What Happened?

ANALYSIS

By Anamaya Vyas

Aug. 5, 2020, 3:37 p.m.

Eden Hazard arrived at Real Madrid amid much fanfare only to miss the majority of the season due to injuries. So, what exactly happened?

Eden Hazard arrived at Real Madrid amid much fanfare only to miss the majority of the season due to injuries. So, what exactly happened?

Sevilla: The Magic of Lopetegui

ANALYSIS

By Tushar Agrawal

Aug. 3, 2020, 4:04 p.m.

Sevilla, after having a complete summer overhaul performed brilliantly under Julen Lopetegui this season. Here's an analysis of how Lopetegui transformed Sevilla.

Sevilla, after having a complete summer overhaul performed brilliantly under Julen Lopetegui this season. Here's an analysis of how Lopetegui transformed Sevilla.

Espanyol’s Debacle

ANALYSIS

By Akshat Singhal

Aug. 3, 2020, 1:55 p.m.

Based on the caliber of Espanyol’s current team, this could’ve turned out to be their best season yet, but it quickly went downhill.

Based on the caliber of Espanyol’s current team, this could’ve turned out to be their best season yet, but it quickly went downhill.

Real Sociedad: Spain's Most Exciting Side

ANALYSIS

By Tushar Agrawal

July 30, 2020, 3:29 p.m.

Real Sociedad exceeded all expectations this season with their amazing La Liga season. Here's an analysis of what went right for them.

Real Sociedad exceeded all expectations this season with their amazing La Liga season. Here's an analysis of what went right for them.

FC Barcelona: Ups and Downs(2015-2020)

ANALYSIS

By Harshavardhan S

July 24, 2020, 1:35 p.m.

FC Barcelona is one of the most celebrated clubs in all of football’s history. Here's turf Football's second part of a series on FC Barcelona.

FC Barcelona is one of the most celebrated clubs in all of football’s history. Here's turf Football's second part of a series on FC Barcelona.

Real Madrid: Defensive Domination

ANALYSIS

By Anamaya Vyas

July 19, 2020, 9:32 a.m.

Real Madrid won their 34th La Liga title as they dominated the league through their defensive prowess and organization.

Real Madrid won their 34th La Liga title as they dominated the league through their defensive prowess and organization.

Real Madrid after Ramos: Zidane's next big challenge?

ANALYSIS

By Abhyudita Singh

July 16, 2020, 5:54 p.m.

What happens to Real Madrid after Ramos? Will Zidane be able to find a new leader for his backline?

What happens to Real Madrid after Ramos? Will Zidane be able to find a new leader for his backline?

La Liga Weekly: Matchday 36

NEWS

By turf Football Team

July 14, 2020, 5:19 p.m.

The title, the European spots, and the relegation battles all became clearer in the Matchday 36 of La Liga as we reach the climax of the season. Here’s turfFootball’s La Liga weekly.

The title, the European spots, and the relegation battles all became clearer in the Matchday 36 of La Liga as we reach the climax of the season. Here’s turfFootball’s La Liga weekly.

Gareth Bale: The Descent

ANALYSIS

By Rakshit Richharia

July 13, 2020, 5:33 p.m.

After an astonishing start to his career at Tottenham, Gareth Bale secured a move to the Bernabeu. Things went south quickly at Real Madrid and Bale's career went down the drain.

After an astonishing start to his career at Tottenham, Gareth Bale secured a move to the Bernabeu. Things went south quickly at Real Madrid and Bale's career went down the drain.

La Liga Weekly: Matchday 35

NEWS

By turf Football Team

July 11, 2020, 11:43 a.m.

Here's turfFootball's La Liga Weekly covering the action-packed Matchday 35 of the Spanish League.

Here's turfFootball's La Liga Weekly covering the action-packed Matchday 35 of the Spanish League.

FC Barcelona: Ups and Downs (2008-2014)

ANALYSIS

By Harshavardhan S

July 9, 2020, 5:18 p.m.

FC Barcelona is one of the most celebrated clubs in all of football’s history. Here's turf Football's first part of a series on FC Barcelona.

FC Barcelona is one of the most celebrated clubs in all of football’s history. Here's turf Football's first part of a series on FC Barcelona.

Valverde: Scapegoat of Barcelona Board's failures

ANALYSIS

By Akshat Singhal

July 7, 2020, 2:32 p.m.

Barcelona board has some bad choices over the years, lets take a look at the controversial sacking of Ernesto Valverde.

Barcelona board has some bad choices over the years, lets take a look at the controversial sacking of Ernesto Valverde.

Gareth Bale: The Ascent to the Top

ANALYSIS

By Rakshit Richharia

July 6, 2020, 4:31 p.m.

Gareth Bale's rise to the top has been nothing short of extraordinary and he has faced a number of struggles in his journey.

Gareth Bale's rise to the top has been nothing short of extraordinary and he has faced a number of struggles in his journey.

La Liga: Predictions and Expectations

ANALYSIS

By turf Football Team

June 30, 2020, 6:03 p.m.

With the top 2 almost guaranteed for Madrid and Barcelona, how will this season end for the rest of the top 9 teams? Here are turfFootball's La Liga predictions.

With the top 2 almost guaranteed for Madrid and Barcelona, how will this season end for the rest of the top 9 teams? Here are turfFootball's La Liga predictions.

Fall of James Rodriguez

ANALYSIS

By Harsh Jha

June 28, 2020, 1:49 p.m.

James scored one of the most memorable goals in history today and won the PUSKAS. But will he ever settle at Real Madrid?

James scored one of the most memorable goals in history today and won the PUSKAS. But will he ever settle at Real Madrid?

La Liga Title Race

ANALYSIS

By turf Football Team

June 21, 2020, 1:08 p.m.

This title race has been one of the best in recent times. The fans have chosen sides, placed bets and are enjoying this magnificent battle for Spanish glory.

This title race has been one of the best in recent times. The fans have chosen sides, placed bets and are enjoying this magnificent battle for Spanish glory.

La Liga Weekly: Matchday 29

NEWS

By turf Football Team

June 19, 2020, 12:36 p.m.

With Madrid and Barcelona both refusing to drop points, the title race is as intense as ever. Here's turfFootball's La Liga Weekly covering Matchday 29  of La Liga.

With Madrid and Barcelona both refusing to drop points, the title race is as intense as ever. Here's turfFootball's La Liga Weekly covering Matchday 29 of La Liga.

The Rise of Ansu Fati

ANALYSIS

By Harsh Jha

June 17, 2020, 4:21 p.m.

Ansu Fati's rise has been exceptional and he will be an integral part of Barcelona's rebuild.

Ansu Fati's rise has been exceptional and he will be an integral part of Barcelona's rebuild.

La Liga Weekly: Matchday 28

NEWS

By Tushar Agrawal

June 16, 2020, 12:07 p.m.

La Liga had an action-packed return on the weekend. Here's turfFootball's review of matchday 28 of the Spanish League!

La Liga had an action-packed return on the weekend. Here's turfFootball's review of matchday 28 of the Spanish League!

What does Barcelona Need?

TRANSFERS

By Aditya Singh

June 11, 2020, 1:48 p.m.

Barcelona faces a gradual decrease in the ageing squad’s output and to get back to winning ways, they need a massive overhaul with the right signings to reconstruct the squad.

Barcelona faces a gradual decrease in the ageing squad’s output and to get back to winning ways, they need a massive overhaul with the right signings to reconstruct the squad.

Sergio Ramos: The Heroic Villain

ANALYSIS

By Shaiq Rehan

June 10, 2020, 2:12 p.m.

It's easy to criticize the Spaniard for his behaviour but not everyone can carry themselves like Ramos.

It's easy to criticize the Spaniard for his behaviour but not everyone can carry themselves like Ramos.

Martin Odegaard: Is He Ready to take the Next Step?

ANALYSIS

By Abhyudita Singh

June 9, 2020, 4:28 p.m.

Is it finally time for Odegaard to rule the Bernabeu?

Is it finally time for Odegaard to rule the Bernabeu?

Barcelona after Messi

ANALYSIS

By Harsh Jha

June 5, 2020, 3:53 p.m.

Lionel Messi has been leading FC Barcelona for over a decade but all good things must come to an end, and sooner or later, Messi's story at Barcelona will end.

Lionel Messi has been leading FC Barcelona for over a decade but all good things must come to an end, and sooner or later, Messi's story at Barcelona will end.

Luka Jovic: Another Disappointment?

ANALYSIS

By Harshavardhan S

June 5, 2020, 11:23 a.m.

Fans had a lot of expectations from Luka Jovic when he arrived at Real Madrid. However, he clearly hasn't lived up to the expectations.

Fans had a lot of expectations from Luka Jovic when he arrived at Real Madrid. However, he clearly hasn't lived up to the expectations.

La Liga Returns

NEWS

By Tushar Agrawal

June 3, 2020, 3:21 p.m.

After being suspended since March, La Liga is finally geared up for its return on June 12.

After being suspended since March, La Liga is finally geared up for its return on June 12.

Messi and Ronaldo: The Duopoly

ANALYSIS

By Aryan Peshion

June 2, 2020, 11:41 a.m.

Modern-day football has been dominated by the duopoly, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi and despite their age, they are showing no signs of slowing down.

Modern-day football has been dominated by the duopoly, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi and despite their age, they are showing no signs of slowing down.

Decoding the 3peat: La Tercera

ANALYSIS

By Tushar Agrawal

June 1, 2020, 10:05 a.m.

Real Madrid did the impossible when they won 3 back to back Champions League titles, becoming the only team ever to achieve a 3peat. What are the reasons which led to their success?

Real Madrid did the impossible when they won 3 back to back Champions League titles, becoming the only team ever to achieve a 3peat. What are the reasons which led to their success?

Xabi Alonso: The Complete Midfielder

ANALYSIS

By Gautam Gupta

May 31, 2020, 4:57 p.m.

Xabi Alonso will always be regarded as one of the most talented and gifted midfielders, who rose up to the glory with his immense passion and dedication.

Xabi Alonso will always be regarded as one of the most talented and gifted midfielders, who rose up to the glory with his immense passion and dedication.

The Crown which has Eluded the Kings : The End

ANALYSIS

By Sai Thete

May 31, 2020, 12:35 p.m.

Only time will tell if Messi and Ronaldo will get their hands on the biggest trophy in football. However, do Messi and Ronaldo need to win the World Cup to be considered the Greatest of All Times?

Only time will tell if Messi and Ronaldo will get their hands on the biggest trophy in football. However, do Messi and Ronaldo need to win the World Cup to be considered the Greatest of All Times?

Decoding the 3peat: La Segunda

ANALYSIS

By Tushar Agrawal

May 31, 2020, 10:13 a.m.

Real Madrid achieved the impossible when they won 3 back to back Champions League titles. What are the reasons which led to their success?

Real Madrid achieved the impossible when they won 3 back to back Champions League titles. What are the reasons which led to their success?

Decoding the 3peat: La Primera

ANALYSIS

By Tushar Agrawal

May 28, 2020, 8:28 a.m.

Real Madrid achieved the impossible when they won 3 back to back Champions League titles.  What are the reasons which led to their success?

Real Madrid achieved the impossible when they won 3 back to back Champions League titles. What are the reasons which led to their success?

The Crown which has Eluded the Kings : The Journey

ANALYSIS

By Sai Thete

May 26, 2020, 10:10 a.m.

In 2010, both Messi and Ronaldo endured a tough time in South Africa and failed to make an impact.

In 2010, both Messi and Ronaldo endured a tough time in South Africa and failed to make an impact.

Federico Valverde: The South American Sensation

ANALYSIS

By Abhyudita Singh

May 24, 2020, 8:33 a.m.

Real Madrid must build their squad around Valverde as they aim to conquer Europe again.

Real Madrid must build their squad around Valverde as they aim to conquer Europe again.

The Crown which has Eluded the Kings : The Beginning

ANALYSIS

By Sai Thete

May 22, 2020, 5:13 a.m.

Why have the GOATs failed at the biggest stage?

Why have the GOATs failed at the biggest stage?

Disintegration of La Masia

ANALYSIS

By Akshat Singhal

May 20, 2020, 12:54 p.m.

Decisions that led to the debacle of 'La-Masia'

Decisions that led to the debacle of 'La-Masia'

Barcelona’s ship is sailing in the wrong direction

ANALYSIS

By Akshat Singhal

May 18, 2020, 4 a.m.

Things are falling apart at Barcelona and something needs to be done.

Things are falling apart at Barcelona and something needs to be done.

Is James moving across town?

TRANSFERS

By Tushar Agrawal

May 18, 2020, 3:57 a.m.

With continuous speculation, is it time for James to move on?

With continuous speculation, is it time for James to move on?