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The Vibrant Streets of Bilbao During the Basque Derby

Take a trip to the Basque Country with us as we recount one of the most unique derbies in all of football — one...

The Surprisingly Tight Title Races Across Europe’s Top Leagues

With surprising races among a handful of clubs in three of Europe's top leagues, we take a look at the tables in the Premier...

20 Years Later, Ronaldinho’s FC Barcelona Legacy Has Only Grown

It's been two decades since Ronaldinho officially signed with FC Barcelona, forever changing the fortunes of a then-struggling club. We revisit his immeasurable impact...

The Spanish Media’s (Not-So) Shocking Coverage of the Racism Towards Vinicius...

After yet another display of racism towards Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior, many fans and fellow players have come out in support. The media...

A Different Shade of Red: The Passion Behind Osasuna and Their...

Take a trip with us to Pamplona, where we see how some of Europe's most fiery fans prepare for a potential landmark moment: Osasuna's...

It’s Time for FC Barcelona to Shoot Their Shot With Ansu...

Once hailed as a talisman of the future, Ansu Fati has since fallen out of favor at FC Barcelona. But he still has enough...

Catching Up With Europe’s Top Leagues, Post-World Cup

With most of Europe's elite clubs back in action, we take a look at which teams have come back strong after the 2022 World...

La Liga Is Back: How Did Teams In Spain Return From...

With the top flight Spanish league back after a World Cup sabbatical, we take a look at which La Liga clubs entered and exited...

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: 2022-23 Kit Edition

Kit drop season is in full effect. With Europe's top leagues either starting or about to start, we take a look at some of...

The Death of ‘Més Que Un Club’: Why It’s No Longer...

FC Barcelona's dire financial situation has led to some massive changes within the club, but none are bigger than the shift in its identity....

Take 2: Ansu Fati, FC Barcelona, and a Second Shot at...

He's still a teenager, but it feels like Ansu Fati has been on the scene for quite some time — and in some regards...

Kylian Mbappe Holds All the Power

After a dramatic courtship between Real Madrid and PSG, Kylian Mbappe is set to spend at least the next three seasons in Paris. But...

In Appreciation of the Iconic Villarreal Home Kit

Its trademark shade of yellow might not be as recognizable as other iconic colors from massive clubs, but Villarreal's home kit deserves just as...

An Ode to Diego Simeone: The Maddest Man in Football

One of the most intense and passionate figures in all of football, Diego Simeone has not-so-quietly been the longest tenured manager in La Liga....

Lionel Messi’s Historic Run at Barcelona is Over…But Who is to...

Speaking at a news conference on Friday, FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta made the shock announcement that negotiations to keep Lionel Messi at the...

‘Ronaldo: El Presidente’ is a Refreshing Take on Sports Documentary

Honest, comprehensive, and compelling all the like, DAZN's Ronaldo: El Presidente is a nice change of pace from the overly frantic and overwhelming sports documentaries...

Why I Don’t Think The European Super League Did Anything Patently...

On April 18, 2021 the football world's foundations shook as 12 of the most famous football clubs announced that they were breaking away from...

Anonymous Mailbag No. 5: The Suarez-Brady Connection and Zlatan vs. LeBron

Here is our latest Urban Pitch Anonymous Mailbag, where we answer your unfiltered questions and replies to our stories or any particular issues and...

FC Barcelona Ditching Luis Suarez is a Disastrous Repeat of the...

Luis Suarez’s acrimonious departure from FC Barcelona to Atlético Madrid this past September is eerily reminiscent to what happened with Tom Brady and the New England...

Why Promotion and Relegation is Overrated and a Closed System is...

The sentimental idea behind promotion and relegation seems fair, good-natured, and based upon a system of meritocracy. In practice, this is a complete fallacy...

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