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A brand new weekly mini-podcast bringing you the best in Spanish football, focusing on LaLiga, arguably the best league in the world. We'll tell you not just what happened, but how and why, using our extensive squad of reporters spread throughout Spain. We'll have big-name interviews with current and former players and managers from LaLiga, and we'll truly interact with our listeners, featuring them in our content, encouraging their comments and challenging them regularly. Follow us and chat with us on Twitter: twitter.com/LaLigaLowdown Watch our videos on YouTube: youtube.com/c/LaLigaLowdown Insight. Interviews. Interaction. In English. Spanish Football. Sorted.

La Liga Lowdown La Liga Lowdown

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A brand new weekly mini-podcast bringing you the best in Spanish football, focusing on LaLiga, arguably the best league in the world. We'll tell you not just what happened, but how and why, using our extensive squad of reporters spread throughout Spain. We'll have big-name interviews with current and former players and managers from LaLiga, and we'll truly interact with our listeners, featuring them in our content, encouraging their comments and challenging them regularly. Follow us and chat with us on Twitter: twitter.com/LaLigaLowdown Watch our videos on YouTube: youtube.com/c/LaLigaLowdown Insight. Interviews. Interaction. In English. Spanish Football. Sorted.

    The Story Of: Celta Vigo

    The Story Of: Celta Vigo

    This is the latest episode of a new La Liga Lowdown podcast series where we're telling the story of each LaLiga Santander club, this time looking at Celta Vigo.


    Euan McTear (@emctear) hosts and starts the episode by looking at some of the Galician club's all-time highlights, before Paco Polit (@pacopolitENG) and Román de Arquer (@Aeroslavee) go through the club's history, Andrew Miller (@AndrewMillerNBA) picks his three top Celta legends and Ian Morris (@CeltaUSA) describes the matchday experience.
     
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    Matchday 18 recap: The one with all the snow

    Matchday 18 recap: The one with all the snow

    Although some matches were postponed due to the wild weather that hit Spain this weekend, we’ve got seven matches to sink our teeth into in this match recap. Hasan Karim (@TheHasKarim) looks at the draw between Osasuna and Real Madrid at an icy El Sadar, Sam Leveridge (@samleveridge) rounds up the drama from Sevilla’s thrilling win over Real Sociedad, Román de Arquer (@Aeroslavee) explains what’s going right for Barcelona after they had a big win at Granada and Allen Dodson (@groguet01) does the same as he dissects Villarreal’s triumph at an Aspas-less Celta Vigo.


    It’s all hosted by Euan McTear (@emctear), who recaps the rest of the fixtures and explains why some of the games were moved. 
     
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    The Story Of: Athletic Club

    The Story Of: Athletic Club

    In the first episode of this brand new La Liga Lowdown podcast series, we tell the story of Athletic Club. Over the coming weeks, we'll have a podcast dedicated to every one of the LaLiga Santander clubs and we're starting with one of the most prestigious.


    Euan McTear (@emctear) starts the podcast by looking back over some of the club's all-time highlights. Román de Arquer (@Aeroslavee) and Paco Polit (@pacopolitENG) provide the detail and anecdotes on the club's history. Matt Clark (@MattClark_08) picks his three all-time Athletic Club legends and Beñat Gutiérrez (@beinatguti) explains Bilbao's passion for Athletic Club and what the matchday experience is like.
     
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    Matchday 17 recap: The one with Fekir and Garitano's unhappy new year

    Matchday 17 recap: The one with Fekir and Garitano's unhappy new year

    It’s our first LaLiga matchday recap podcast of 2021 and there’s so much to talk about. Real Betis fan and journalist David Whitworth (@DCWh1tw0rth) and host Euan McTear (@emctear) start the podcast off by discussing the weekend’s Seville derby, while there’s also the lowdown from Bilbao from Beñat Gutiérrez (@beinatguti) on why Gaizka Garitano was sacked by Athletic Club and what to expect from new coach Marcelino.


    We also hear from Ruairidh Barlow (@RuriBarlow) on the excitement from Real Madrid’s win over Celta Vigo, from Román de Arquer (@Aeroslavee) on Barcelona’s victory at Huesca, and from Paco Polit (@pacopolitENG) on why Takefusa Kubo didn’t work out at Villarreal. 
     
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    • 28 min
    Matchday 16 recap: The one when LaLiga’s smallest team drew at the biggest stadium

    Matchday 16 recap: The one when LaLiga’s smallest team drew at the biggest stadium

    Both Barcelona and Real Madrid were held to 1-1 draws this week by two of the minnows of LaLiga and we discuss those games in this Matchday 16 recap, looking at Barcelona’s draw with Eibar with Román de Arquer (@Aeroslavee) and talking about Real Madrid’s draw with Elche with Hasan Karim (@TheHasKarim). There’s also a listener question for Román, this week from Diana Yeow (@dy158).


    Also in this week’s episode is Paco Polit’s (@pacopolitENG) breakdown of Valencia’s relegation fears, Sam Leveridge’s (@samleveridge) recap of the Diego Costa situation and Alan Feehely’s (@azulfeehely) summary of the seven-goal thriller between Levante and Real Betis. There’s all that and more, all hosted by Euan McTear (@emctear). 
     
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    Matchday 15 recap: The one with the festive football

    Matchday 15 recap: The one with the festive football

    There was a midweek round of football to welcome in Christmas week and there were some important wins for the teams at the top of the table. In this matchday recap podcast, host Euan McTear (@emctear) speaks to SB Nation’s Jeremy Beren (@JBBeren) and Kiyan Sobhani (@KiyanSo) about Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid respectively. They’ll share top spot of the table over Christmas.


    There’s also a look at the drama of Elche vs Osasuna with Sam Leveridge (@samleveridge), discussion of Barcelona’s new back three system with Román de Arquer (@Aeroslavee) and Paco Polit (@pacopolitENG) answers Lavogez’s (@captainkoke) listener question at the end of the show. 
     
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Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Andrewo1 ,

Best LaLiga Podcast

Love this podcast. Outstanding insight into all of the Matchday action from Spanish football and some great historical stories from the midweek podcast. Great hosts, great content and a great listen for anyone who loves the beautiful game

Charlie Barça. ,

Love the style

Snappy quick review of LaLiga games with correspondence who are at the games. Love the style of this podcast.

MikeCorruption ,

Quick To The Point, However the consistent music lets it down

This is a really decent podcast if you want a quick to the point review of every game from the La Liga week, however the consistent background music makes it a difficult listen.

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