Thiago Alcantara: Barcelona Will Win The Trophy

Barcelona youngster Thiago Alcantara believes Barcelona are in “pole position” to win their third trophy of 2011 by beating rivals Real Madrid in the Spanish Supercopa. Primera Division champions Barcelona take on Copa del Rey winners Real Madrid this Sunday in the first leg of Spanish football’s traditional curtain raiser. The first clash between the arch-rivals, who met five times last season, will be played at the Bernabeu, with the…

August 12, 2011
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International Friendly Preview: Italy v Spain

Spain take on Italy on Wednesday, looking to improve on a mixed record in international friendlies since becoming world champions. Vicente del Bosque’s Spain beat the Netherlands 1-0 in the 2010 FIFA World Cup final, adding to their 2008 European crown and cementing their status as the best team on the planet. They have impressed in Euro 2012 qualifying, winning every match to top Group I, and comfortably defeated the…

August 9, 2011
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