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Simon Harrison

Simon Harrison is a freelance writer who specialises in La Liga. He writes for Perform Group, WhoScored, FourFourTwo, Marca in English and several others. He is currently based in in Valencia, Spain.

Twitter: @simonhfootball

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Articles by Simon Harrison

Messi Lionel

Barcelona avoid risks, seek balance and rely on Lionel Messi to break his Chelsea hoodoo

  Records are there to be broken, and once again history was made with Lionel Messi’s name etched upon it. After eight games without findi...

Seedorf

Clarence Seedorf hopes to make Zidane-esque impact in tough Depor task

Deportivo don’t deserve to be where they currently find themselves, Clarence Seedorf supposed, both before his arrival in A Coruna and during hi...

Eusebio Sacristan

Real Sociedad’s slump bears the hallmark of a lack of forward-thinking recruitment

Eusebio Sacristan is adept at steering a ship along its due course. The former Barcelona coach has his ideas, his methods and the principles required ...

Diego Costa

Diego Costa’s return helps Atletico Madrid turn back the clock and bare their teeth again

Atletico Madrid’s home clash against Getafe, a mini-Madrid derby in itself, was to be overshadowed by everything else last weekend. Diego Costa ...

Paulinho

Paulinho has fought his way from arrival reject to joker in the El Clasico pack

The purchase of Paulinho raised a smile from many. As the summer transfer window ticked along, few would have expected the former Tottenham Hotspur mi...

Lionel Messi

Risk-averse Barcelona remain decidedly set on short-term Lionel Messi reliance

When Athletic Club saw Ernesto Valverde head through the exit door in the summer, there was an immediate desire to appoint a replacement who would pro...