Category Archives: Opinion

UEFA’s justice

When I moved to Barcelona in 1989 one of the first things that struck me about Barça’s followers was an apparent paranoia towards football’s authorities. Leagues had been lost due to biased refereeing and the powers that be were constantly … Continue reading

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Juve or Madrid?

Barça’s season is reaching a thrilling climax. La Liga will be ours if we can take three points from the remaining two league games against Atlético and Depor, and then we can enjoy the Copa del Rey Final against Athletic … Continue reading

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Luis Suarez or Alexis Sanchez

The news that Barça are negotiating with Liverpool for the transfer of Luis Suarez worries me deeply. Don’t get me wrong, Suarez is a fantastic player who is capable of causing problems to the best of defences, and I’m not … Continue reading

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Fabregas on the move?

After three seasons at Barça it seems very likely that Cesc Fabregas will be returning to England this summer. Reports suggest that Fabregas’s agent Darren Dein has communicated to the club that the player would be willing to move back … Continue reading

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Willkommen Ter Stegen

The first new signing of the Luis Enrique era was confirmed yesterday when German goalkeeper Marc André Ter Stegen joined Barça on a five-year contract. Barça have paid €12 million to Borussia Mönchengladbach for the 22-year-old Ter Stegen who has … Continue reading

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La Liga más loca

When La Liga 2013/14 began back in August, who wouldn’t have settled for going into the final match of the season needing to beat Atlético Madrid at Camp Nou to take the title? Following last season’s runaway league, there was a … Continue reading

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Hope Springs Eternal

When Ángel Lafita headed Getafe’s injury time equalizer on Saturday afternoon it very much seemed to be the last nail in Barça’s coffin this season. However, following Atlético Madrid’s defeat at Levante and Real Madrid’s draw at home to Valencia another … Continue reading

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La Masia no es toca

A huge banner was unfurled before today’s game with Betis which bore the message “La Masia no es toca” (hands off La Masia). While I applaud the pride being shown in our fantastic football academy I’m afraid I can only … Continue reading

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Yes or no to the new Camp Nou

It’s a busy week at Can Barça. The Champions League quarter-final first leg was followed by the bombshell news of FIFA’s transfer ban and now on Saturday Barça’s club members face an enormous decision when they are asked to vote … Continue reading

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Should Neymar start at the Bernabéu?

There is a fair chance that Sunday’s Clásico at the Bernabéu will play an important part in the outcome of the 2013/14 Liga. A win for Barça would leave the title race wide open with just nine games to play but … Continue reading

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