In the last ten years Southampton’s youth development set-up has produced talents such as Theo Walcott, Gareth Bale, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Nathan Dyer, Kenwyne Jones, James Ward-Prowse, Luke Shaw and Calum Chambers. Twenty-five year old Adam Lallana is another prime example of the excellent work being done behind the scenes at St Mary’s. More…
The top three in La Liga played on Saturday leaving Sunday as a day dominated by the relegation battle in Spain.
Barcelona picked up all three points at Espanyol in the derby thanks to a Lionel Messi penalty.
Atletico Madrid faced the toughest task with a trip to fourth-placed Athletic Bilbao. Costa and Koke were the scorers as they battled for a 2-1 win after going behind to a clever Iker Muniain lobbed finish.
Real Madrid trounced Rayo Vallecano 5-0 with Gareth Bale bagging a brace for himself. Real were bouncing back after two defeats on the trot against Barcelona and Sevilla.
Getafe had a great 3-1 win at Valencia which leaves them in sixteenth position. Valldolid beat Almeria 1-0 in a real relegation ‘six-pointer’. This lifted Valladolid over their opponents and out of the relegation zone on goal difference.
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