The crucial World Cup Rugby qualifying match will played between Spain and Belgium in a few weeks, with the situation set to get more interesting by the appointment of Romanian refereeing team.
The Spanish Federation has warned Rugby Europe about appointing a Romanian referee for this important game, though ironically, the President of Rugby Europe is a Romanian. The assistant referees were also Romanians.
Patricia Garcia is very happy with the kind of position that the Spanish rugby is in at the moment. The men and the women’s team both qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
She is aware of the number of difficulties that Spanish rugby is facing at the highest level. But, this has not deterred the spirit of the men and women Spanish players. She is very much excited that the Spanish men’s team is on the brink of gaining a qualification for the Rugby World Cup in 2019. Continue reading “Spain On The Rise: Patricia Garcia”
Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho is still seeking to force the move to Barcelona, according to reports.
The player is pained that Liverpool did not agree to the move before the deadline lapsed. If Coutinho moves to the Nou Camp, he would play a central role behind Lionel Messi and recently acquired Ousmane Dembele while taking over from Andres Iniesta.
Coutinho is 26 years but he could play top level attacking football in Spain for the next four to five years. He wants the dream move; he sees himself there but Anfield doesn’t want him to exit. There are reports that the player might exclude himself from Champions League football duties with the hope of joining Barcelona in January.
Barca made three bids for the player but Jurgen Klopp and the Liverpool owners FSG refused to accept even when the player handed a transfer request. Both clubs have had a public spat on why the deal collapsed but the player remains a Red. Continue reading “COUTINHO STILL SETTING SIGHTS ON BARCELONA MOVE”