Rafael Hernández

Freelance Football Journalist on Twitter: @RafaelH117


The Isco Saga 

And why he went to Real Madrid


I planned to write this piece shortly after receiving confirmation the youngster signed with Real Madrid, but the…


Weekly Log #3


My Weekly Log continues, the reception to last week’s was once again immense with over seven thousand views and 67% of those that clicked the link finished reading it. This time I…


Weekly Log #2


Hello again, the reception to my weekly column was a resounding success in terms of positive feedback, a huge surprise considering that I stayed months without writing and my…


Weekly Log #1


I haven’t written much for the past few months, it’s a fact. I tweeted during football matches, short rants and a tweet or two in my personal account @SilentiumH117 (feel free to…


What's Twitter to Me. 

And why I'm changing a few things.


This is an unusual thing for me to do, it's arguably the first time I've written an article on the internet…


Barcelona's Ideal Summer Transfer Window

SPOILER: It's not happening.


After a disastrous trophy-less season that finally reflected Barcelona's board inability to…


Manchester City 2-0 Hull City

Premier League 3rd Round — 31/08/13


  1. Manchester City started the match lacking awareness and rhythm, allowing Hull City two good…

Barcelona 0-0 Atletico Madrid

Spanish Supercup 2nd Leg — 28/08/13


  1. The Spanish Supercup faced its 2nd leg late at night, with heavy rain and expensive tickets…

Atlético Madrid 1-1 Barcelona

Spanish Supercup 1st Leg — 21/08/13


  1. A difficult match for Tata Martino, as he faced his first challenge after a easy win against…

Liverpool 1-0 Stoke City

Premier League 1st Round - 17/08/13


  1. After a long wait, seemed like years really, the Premier League has finally returned! The 2013/2014…

Barcelona 3-1 Malaysia XI

Friendly — 10/08/2013


  1. Barcelona's Asian Tour ends with many problems as the organization by the club was lacking, travelling conditions were…