The view from Spain

When I ruled the world

December 3, 2012
By Phil Ball
(Archive)
Marvellous what a bit of alliteration can do, eh? I always thought that the 'Tito Team' had more going for it, poetically speaking, than the 'Pep Team'. And thus it has proved, with Saturday's 5-1 victory over Athletic handing the team 40 points from the first 42 available.

The only game they haven't won from the first 14 was the draw in the Camp Nou against Real Madrid, which means that their 'arranque' (start) is now the best in the history of the Spanish professional league, which began ...

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