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David Moyes needs to gain the trust of the local Basque supporters at Real Sociedad

 November 11, 2014   John Welsh

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After an eventful few months as Manchester United manager during which his competency and suitably for the role was constantly being questioned, David Moyes has now opted for the task of continuing his career at Real Sociedad in the northern Spanish Basque city of San Sebastian. Although he will not be expected to follow in […]

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A spell of contrasting fortunes for Real Sociedad culminate in 4-2 defeat of Real Madrid.

 September 1, 2014   John Welsh

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The 4-2 defeat of Real Madrid by Real Sociedad on Sunday will be the result that captures the headlines within the Spanish football media especially as Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale had fired the La Liga title favourites into a two goal lead inside 12 minutes. Although Cristiano Ronaldo was absent with injury, both Toni […]

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Racing Santander players show the other extreme of Spanish football

 January 31, 2014   John Welsh

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While Barcelona, Real and Atletico Madrid continue to contest honours on both the domestic and international stage, it appears that there may be an undercurrent of more disturbing issues aside from the glitz and panache so much in evidence with the giants of Spanish football. The refusal of the Racing Santander players to participate in […]

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