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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

Valencia showing early top-four pedigree after blistering La Liga start

Marcelino may have already tried to distance Valencia from title-challenge talk, but after eight games in the Spanish top flight, they sit in second...

Athletic Club’s logical hire Kuko Ziganda is making illogical decisions

Kuko Ziganda was the easy choice. His experience managing Athletic’s youth sides stood heavily in his favour. For a club that has self-imposed s...

Fran Escriba’s early-season departure leaves Villarreal under pressure to hire with the long-term in mind

Fran Escriba was never Villarreal’s man. The 52-year-old coach was appointed after former boss Marcelino walked out on the eve of the 2016/2017 ...

Borja Mayoral has his first taste of the limelight as Madrid and Bale silence doubters

They ride again, said the front page of Marca, in the aftermath of Real Madrid’s 3-1 away win against Real Sociedad on Sunday evening. Except&nb...

Real Madrid the latest victim of La Liga’s surprise package Levante 

Rotation was the key to Real Madrid’s title win during the 2016/2017 campaign, but this weekend featured plenty of regrets. After drawing 1-1 wi...

Marco Asensio stakes his claim for a permanent place on Real Madrid’s attacking podium

Marco Asensio has made many lasting first impressions. Across the likes of La Liga, Champions League, European Super Cup, Copa del Rey and, most recen...