Real Madrid Ousted From Copa Del Rey, Proving (For Now) That Spain Isn't Hopelessly Corrupt

Well I’ll be. Of course it was obvious that Real Madrid broke the rules by starting a suspended player in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey match. And of course the club’s justifications for why they shouldn’t be punished were bullshit. But it was still hard to envision that the capital club would actually suffer their just…

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Lionel Messi's Copa Del Rey Wondergoal, As Called Around The World

The undisputed highlight of the weekend is Lionel Messi’s brilliant goal to open the scoring against Athletic Bibao in Saturday’s Copa del Rey final. We brought you the play as called by ESPN Deportes; here’s a YouTube user who has collected 16 different worldwide commentaries to the play, perhaps the most memorable…

Atlético-Barcelona Game Goes Insane When Player Throws Shoe At Ref

Non-stop action from kickoff, an opening-minute goal from the all-of-the-sudden rejuvenated Fernando Torres, a dubious penalty call, two more incidents that could've easily led to pens, and five total goals made for a bonkers first half in today's Atlético Madrid-Barcelona Copa del Rey match. Then Gabi got himself…

David Moyes Hops Into Stands, Enjoys Some Chips After Being Red Carded

It looks like the air in the Basque mountains has done David Moyes a world of good. No longer the grumpy looking human wrinkle he was for much of his time with Manchester United, Moyes has performed pretty much exactly as hoped with Real Sociedad. Today he even had some goodnatured fun after getting booted from…

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