La Liga Loca has a feeling in its special place that something fishy is going on. Very fishy. Just when there was a clamour in Spain for Barcelona and Real Madrid to open the vault to their Manhattan-sized safes and hand out some cash to the paupers of la Primera to even things out a little, both teams have suddenly and ever so accidentally become a little careless of late.
Ã¢ÂÂFernando Torres has never been a great player. Some players are overrated and I donÃ¢ÂÂt think Torres has ever been a great player. ThatÃ¢ÂÂs just my opinion." - Lou Macari; September 18, 2011
The red light flashed. The Blackberry vibrated. Another email. Another message. Another Facebook status update. Ã¢ÂÂWe receive hundreds on a daily basis,Ã¢ÂÂ revealed Ajaccio President Alain Orsoni.
ItÃ¢ÂÂs a little like a game of taunting tig. This time last week the Madrid press were chuckling and cheerfully waving in BarcelonaÃ¢ÂÂs direction after PepÃ¢ÂÂs Dream Boys dropped points to Real Sociedad.