Phil Ball watched as Spain finally shed their World Cup 'bottlers' tag by booking a first ever final place.
History has the Spanish nation worried about facing Italy, says Phil Ball.
Lack of identity may well be the cause of Spain's failure on the international stage, says Phil Ball.
Spain play their 500th game as a national team against England on Wednesday, and it promises to be an interesting evening, says Phil Ball.
It's not just Barca who are grabbing the headlines in Spain. Racing Santander have a new chief - and he's not short of ideas. Phil Ball reports.