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1997 - 2008, a glorious era for Spain.

Euro 2008 Spain
by MAVERICKROB (U2165252) 01 July 2008
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Spanish Football has come leaps and bounds during the past decade.

ECWC - European Cup Winners Cup.
CL - Champions League.

1996/97 Barcelona ECWC Winners
1997/98 Real Madrid CL Winners
1998/99 Real Mallorca Runners up ECWC
1999/00 Real Madrid CL Winners, Valencia CL Runners up
2000/01 Alaves UEFA Cup Runners up, Valencia CL Runners up
2001/02 Real Madrid CL Winners
2003/04 Valencia UEFA Cup Winners
2005/06 Barcelona CL Winners, Sevilla UEFA Cup Winners
2006/07 Sevilla UEFA Cup Winners, Espanol UEFA Cup Runners up 2008 Spain European Champions.

In 2000 Deportivo won La Liga with a Spanish Manager, a first in 15 years. The likes of Vicente del Bosque and Rafa Benitez would follow it up with La Liga, Champions League and Uefa Cup with Real Madrid and Valencia.

Spain is a great, very colourful, massive, Madrid and Barcelona are excellent places to visit.

On the downside, the way the Spanish fans treated our Black Players during a friendly one November night in 2004 is unforgivable. Lets not forget Lewis Hamilton treatment in Barcelona.

Spanish Football 1997 - 2008, a glorious era.

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posted Jul 3, 2008

Gone the CAT or rather the coq mice are dancing
espana surely won because their owners went fishing!!
But watch out and dont say you did not see us coming
WC WINNER 2010
mandanda
sagna mexes gallas evra
nasri diarra ben arfa RIBEIRY

benzema henry

PEACE TO YOU ALL
God bless you All
espana we still own you

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posted Jul 3, 2008

comment by france2010winner (U3720326)
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Gone the CAT or rather the coq mice are dancing
espana surely won because their owners went fishing!!
But watch out and dont say you did not see us coming
WC WINNER 2010
mandanda
sagna mexes gallas evra
nasri diarra ben arfa RIBEIRY

benzema henry

PEACE TO YOU ALL
God bless you All
espana we still own you


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posted Jul 3, 2008

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Italy have gone up in the world rankings England are better then them and that is saying something.
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Not sure what you're basing that opinion on....

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Did you see Italy why did they go up they were patchic.

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posted Jul 3, 2008

Proper made up that Turkey are above a few amazing countries in the FIFA Rankings, but I still can't understand why Czech Rep. are still so high.

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posted Jul 3, 2008

When I look at that ranking, I think Italy went up primarily because Brazil would be number 2 but Brazil had a lousy month losing to Paraguay 2-0 in a competitive game and losing a friendly to Venezuela 2-0. So, I heard Brazil was using a B squad but who knows. Brazil lost about 169 points if I remember correctly. Argentina I thought won their games but falls too.

It's based on performance over 4 years going back and the Czechs still had a good qualifying campaign for the Euro, the results of the World Cup now mean less to the rating.

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posted Jul 3, 2008

Infamy! Infamy! They've all got it in for me!!

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posted Jul 3, 2008

can it be any supprise the rankings, and ENGLANDS shamefull position, it was a national disgrace that we didnt qualify for the Euros and instead played friendlies againest countrys that wouldnt survive playing in the Manchester Prem on a Saturday. Spain where deserved winners, in away after watching all the Games during the Euros from here in Central America, I am in a small way glad England were not there to disappoint us even more.

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posted Jul 3, 2008

best attacking partnership in the world and they have xavi fabregas casillas ramos puyol silva

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posted Jul 20, 2008


Italy have gone up in the world rankings England are better then them and that is saying something.
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Not sure what you're basing that opinion on....

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Did you see Italy why did they go up they were patchic.
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italy had a poor tournament but still reached the quarters and but in a solid defensive performance against the team of the tournament, but they qualified for it which is more than can be said for some. how in any way are england better than italy (except in hype). they won the WC in 2006 and topped a qualifying group that ancluded france, ukraine and scotland. england could not finish above russia and croatia and i do not think there tournament form needs mentioning. another bitter englishman.

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posted Jan 8, 2009

Spain!!!

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