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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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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...


Getafe’s organised grit knows no bounds on their return to the Spanish top table

Getafe were not given much of a chance heading into the 2017/2018 La Liga season. Having battled their way back from Segunda to pit their wits against...


Atletico Madrid’s five-goal thrashing of Levante gives them until January to regroup

It is the story of Atletico Madrid’s season that they managed to win by a five-goal margin last weekend and still leave plenty of questions to b...

Real Betis, Eibar

Quique Setien's bright Real Betis project takes first major blow - but the manager won't waver

Quique Setien’s style of play takes time to master. A strong faith in technical ability and making the right decisions in the correct areas of t...

Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo

Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo continue to personify Real Madrid’s problems

Times are changing at Real Madrid, but certain characters are having trouble adjusting to the new status quo. After a difficult week that brought defe...

Pako Ayestaran

Pako Ayestaran is part of a much larger problem at Jonathan Viera-reliant Las Palmas

History was made in Gran Canaria on Monday evening. It wasn’t the kind that Pako Ayestaran necessarily had in mind when signing up as Las Palmas...