**SITE ANNOUNCEMENT** The new posts have been sparse the last two months and through Euro 2012. This is not, however, indicative of the site burning out or closing up shop. Rather, something better, something featuring more, uhh, features, and empiricism, is on the way, set to launch before next season -- complete with an actual, honest-to-goodness, non-blogspot domain.
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Sunday, July 1

Preview: Spain-Italy

Previewing Spain and Italy's clash in the Euro 2012 final, and asking a question of Vicente del Bosque.

Wednesday, June 27

Spain (4) 0 - 0 (2) Portugal: the Blunders of del Bosque

A look at Spain soldiering through the thorough pressing of Portugal and the tactical blunders of Vicente del Bosque to advance to the finals of Euro 2012.

Thursday, June 14

Pregaming (Spain/Ireland)

A look at Spain applying principles from Barcelona's hybrid 4-3-3/3-4-3 in their Euro 2012 opener.

Thursday, May 24

Preview: Copa del Rey Final

A preview of Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona meeting in the final of the Copa del Rey, Pep Guardiola's last game as Barça manager.

Saturday, May 5

The Extra Time: Stress, Obama and Guardiola

Considering but not attempting to answer Grantland's question: which would be more stressful, being President of the United States or being manager of Barcelona or Real Madrid?