The End of the Preseason, the Beginning of the Season

With our 3rd place finish at the Trofeo Carranza yesterday, the preseason has ended in Sevilla. Coming up over the next two weeks are our battles for the Supercopa de España and a CL place, and looking back on our matches thus far, there’s been some good and more bad. …

Champions League Playoff Qualifier Draw Preview

The latest round of CL qualifiers have been completed, and the draw that will determine who we play in our playoff happens tomorrow. I realize that I’m writing a PREVIEW for a DRAW for a QUALIFIER for the Champions League, but it’s worth looking at (and apparently bigger news to …

The Man in the Middle

There’s a great article over at Zonal Marking (which you should read every day, it’s the best) about central midfielders which I thought was interesting in light of our recent discussion of the values of Zokora. He doesn’t get the love that more famous players on more famous teams do, …

A Test Liveblog

I thought we’d try something new for tomorrow’s friendly against Atalanta, which you can watch online at the club’s own Sevilla FC Televisión (accessed at the home page). I wanted to see if there’s any interest in Liveblogs this year, and if so, how they worked. So if you’re around …