Author Archives: Max Langdon

Max is a French and Spanish student at Southampton University. Max has always been passionate about football and has had a season ticket at his beloved Wycombe Wanderers for the last 11 years. Max hopes to continue his work at Southampton and for OTPN into a career in sports journalism after his degree. Interested in both lower league and elite football, Max hopes to provide insight and analysis into some La Liga fixtures over the coming season as he takes part in a year abroad at the University of Malaga. Contact him on twitter at @max_langdon.

22nd June Round up


Day eleven of this summer’s World Cup saw 6 teams across Groups G and H, all of whom were looking to bolster their chances of qualifying for the last 16. A last minute equaliser, an impressive team performance and a gritty win from one of the pre-tournament dark horses were the headlines from another thrilling day in what some are ... Read More »

17th June Roundup


The sixth day of this summer’s World Cup  saw the host nation Brazil return to action against Mexico in Group A, while in Group H Algeria faced Belgium and Russia took on 2002 World Cup co-hosts South Korea. Three closely fought contests that may not have reaped the incredible number of goals we’ve had on other days so far this ... Read More »



While it may not quite be the ‘Group of Death’ in this year’s World Cup in Brazil, Group G contains two of Europe’s top sides in Germany and Portugal and two sides always capable of causing upsets in the USA and Ghana. Some of the best players in the world will be on show in Group G and it promises ... Read More »

Review: AC Milan 0-1 Atlético Madrid


Two sides enjoying vastly different domestic campaigns met in the Champions League last night as a struggling AC Milan hosted Diego Simeone’s Atlético Madrid who are currently challenging for the La Liga title against all odds. As things stand, Atléti are sitting in third place in La Liga, behind Barcelona and rivals Real Madrid only on goal difference, and after ... Read More »

Atlético Madrid: Title Contenders


5 points ahead of rivals Real Madrid, a solitary point from the top of the league and maintaining a 100% record in their opening three Champions League group games, it’s a wonder why more people aren’t considering Atlético Madrid as genuine title contenders here in Spain. After an impressive season last time around when Los Rojiblancos beat rivals Real to ... Read More »

La Liga Season Preview 2013/14


While La Primera Liga may not be the most unpredictable of leagues at the top, the arrival of a host of new faces mean that some of the best players in the world will be on show again throughout the upcoming season. In terms of challenging for the title, it’s impossible yet again to look beyond Real Madrid or Barcelona, ... Read More »

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