It may be a slight on the lack of strength in depth of La Liga that its most poverty-stricken clubs can fight competitively to continue to demand a place in Spain’s top league. It is a miracle that Eibar, the city with a population of 28,000 and the club whose stadium hosts just 5,200 fans, 

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Every season in a league there is a number of breakthrough talents, and arguably the league that produces the most talent is La Liga. In this era of Spanish dominance in international football the conveyor belt of young stars seems endless. Last season there was plenty of young players making a name for themselves. The 

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It is a big week for the teams of the Spanish capital of Madrid as Real prepare for their mammoth Champions League tie with Manchester United while Atletico continue their defence of the Europa League against Rubin Kazan. Neighbours Rayo Vallecano however, will have to wait until Sunday for their big trip to the Bernabeau 

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