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Dermot Corrigan is an Irish freelance writer living in Madrid and writing about football at Sport 360, Fox Soccer, When Saturday Comes and elsewhere. Follow him on Twitter here.

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More trouble ahead for Del Nido and Sevilla

More trouble ahead for Del Nido and Sevilla

Dermot Corrigan on 13 September 2012

What started as a low-key pre-season friendly against UD Roteña has the potential for huge repercussions for Sevilla and their ultras.

The most powerful man in Spanish football

The most powerful man in Spanish football

Dermot Corrigan on 24 August 2012

Following the arguments around TV rights in Spain can make your head hurt, but one man's name keeps cropping up: Javier Tebas.

Always his own man

Always his own man

Dermot Corrigan on 27 July 2012

Spanish Olympic coach Luis Milla is no stranger to controversy. Despite Spain's opening hiccup, his experience makes him a great choice to lead Spain to more glory.

Xavi’s role shift

Xavi’s role shift

Dermot Corrigan on 27 June 2012

Why are fewer people excited about Spain's football in this tournament, and why has Xavi been so quiet by his own remarkable standards?

Spain’s dodgy defence

Spain’s dodgy defence

Dermot Corrigan on 22 June 2012

Spain have looked decent at the European Championships so far, but are there still question marks over their defence?

Retro Ramble: Ireland 1-0 England, Euro 1988

Retro Ramble: Ireland 1-0 England, Euro 1988

Dermot Corrigan on 1 June 2012

In the latest of our Euro-themed Retro Ramble series, Dermot Corrigan recounts the tale of Ireland's famous win over England in Euro 1988.

La Liga’s relegation scrap gets dirty

La Liga’s relegation scrap gets dirty

Dermot Corrigan on 11 May 2012

It's been a busy few days at the bottom of La Liga, as the under pressure teams scrapping for survival look to point the finger at their rivals' alleged impropriety.

Fabregas wakes up…

Fabregas wakes up…

Dermot Corrigan on 21 April 2012

After an initially bright start Cesc Fabregas' return to Barcelona is not going as well as the ex-Arsenal man will have hoped...

Alonso tires, Madrid fade

Alonso tires, Madrid fade

Dermot Corrigan on 13 April 2012

With all eyes on Cristiano Ronaldo, could the key to Real Madrid success this season actually hinge on the freshness of midfield general Xabi Alonso?

Madrid’s law of silence

Madrid’s law of silence

Dermot Corrigan on 29 March 2012

After Real Madrid drew with Villarreal Jose Mourinho reportedly imposed a “law of silence” on them, but it could have been worse...

Echoes of ‘57 as United travel to Bilbao

Echoes of ‘57 as United travel to Bilbao

Dermot Corrigan on 15 March 2012

Tonight's second leg at the San Mamés stadium sees another clash between two of Europe's most storied clubs.

Spain’s Olympic ambition

Spain’s Olympic ambition

Dermot Corrigan on 1 March 2012

Not content with their current international dominance, Spain are out to add Olympic gold to their impressive list of honours.

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