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I received the following message about Barça’s latest initiative, FCB ALBUMS which allows users to create digital photo albums and personalized photo books with images of Barça players customized with your own photos. Sounds like a nice idea. Advertisements

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Congratulations Bayern

I didn’t want them to win but congratulations to Bayern Munich for coming out on top of a terrific Champions League final tonight. You had to feel sorry for Dortmund who gave everything but in the end it just wasn’t … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Mourinho

It could hardly have been more fitting that Jose Mourinho should end what is almost certainly going to be his final season in the hot seat at Real Madrid without a trophy. To cap a bad night for the self-acclaimed Special … Continue reading

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Gica Popescu jailed for three years

I was saddened to read this morning that Barça’s former captain Gheorghe ‘Gica’ Popescu has been condemned to three years of prison by a court in Rumania for financial irregularities in the sale of players to foreign countries. Popescu played … Continue reading

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Culé Cop

I saw this and just had to share it. Thanks to Football is my Life

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Players call strike for first two weeks of La Liga

The Association of Spanish Footballers (AFE) have announced a strike for the first two games of the new season due to failure on certain points in a new agreement being negotiated with the LFP concerning player payment. There have been … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrap Up – March 4, 2011

I thought I’d put a little summary of the most interesting stories surrounding Barça and Madrid in the past week. Let’s take a look at the capital first.  Madrid did turn in a very clinical 7-0 thrashing of Malaga Thursday … Continue reading

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News Round-Up – Week Ending 4th February 2011

This week’s weekly news round-up unsurprisingly cannot escape the frenetic rumour-mongering of the newspapers in relation to the now-closed transfer window. We at Barcacentral not only don’t believe in rumours, we don’t believe in newspapers either, but regardless this blog post … Continue reading

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News Round-Up – Week Ending 28th January 2011

Whilst following Barca could never be called a chore, sometimes keeping up with all the Barca-related news in a given week can be demanding (how many awards did Messi win this week?). So here at Barcacentral we will be endeavouring … Continue reading

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In Praise of Zonal Marking

You may well already know this superb website, but just in case you don’t I feel I have to share it with you. I only discovered Zonal Marking a few weeks ago but I was immediately impressed by the quality … Continue reading

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