The view from Spain

Elche return

January 28, 2013
By Phil Ball
With the weather so miserable in Spain at the moment, it seemed like a good excuse to watch lots of football on the telly over the weekend. However, much of what I saw took in the English FA Cup, a noble competition on whose milk I was suckled from an early age, and one that seems to have recovered some of its allure, judging by the amount of shock results that its fourth round brought about. The giant-killing results, of which there were plenty, always raise various questions. One of them tends ...

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