Phil Ball Archive

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Ball: Curtain call

Phil Ball | June, 3 2013

Phil Ball takes in the drama on La Liga's final day and hands out his end-of-season awards.

Ball: Sunday, lovely Sunday

Phil Ball | May, 27 2013

Phil Ball reflects on the joy of watching La Liga's 'principal entertainers' Real Sociedad and their chase for Champions League football.

Ball: The secrets of motivation

Phil Ball | May, 20 2013

Phil Ball considers the issue of motivation, with particular focus on Jose Mourinho's failure with Real Madrid.

Ball: Mourinho walks his dog (again)

Phil Ball | May, 13 2013

Phil Ball reflects on the La Liga season after Barcelona were finally crowned champions after Real Madrid were beaten.

Ball: Talk is cheap

Phil Ball | May, 6 2013

Phil Ball reports on a busy week in Spain, with Jose Mourinho the focus of many of the headlines.

Ball: Changing of the guard?

Phil Ball | April, 29 2013

Phil Ball wonders if it is too soon to write off Barcelona and Real Madrid in the Champions League.

Ball: Money and conspiracy theories

Phil Ball | April, 22 2013

Phil Ball headed to the bar to take in Valencia's thrashing of Malaga as the referee prompted anger.

Ball: Facts and figures

Phil Ball | April, 15 2013

Phil Ball on Deportivo's Lazarus performance in La Liga, and San Mames new-found place in history.

Ball: Clones from Pea Mountain

Phil Ball | April, 8 2013

With Xabi Alonso out of contract at the end of next season, Phil Ball picks out his perfect replacement.

Ball: The Canary chronicles

Phil Ball | April, 1 2013

Phil Ball takes in a lesson on island football as he pays a visit to the sun-drenched Canaries.

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