Category Archives: Carles Puyol

Zubizaretta fired and Puyol leaves too

Big news coming through. First Barça have fired Sporting Director Andoni Zubizaretta and minutes ago Carles Puyol announced via social media that he will also be leaving his position as head of youth football (presumably in solidarity with Zubizaretta). President … Continue reading

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Thank you Carles Puyol

After fifteen years in professional football there’s not much that hasn’t been said about Carles Puyol who today officially announced he is hanging up his boots at the end of the season. Puyol has won everything there is to win … Continue reading

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Carles Puyol announces Barça exit

Sad news today as Barça captain Carles Puyol announced he will be leaving Barça at the end of the season. In a press conference today at 4 pm the player declared that he doesn’t know what he will do in … Continue reading

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Match Report: Osasuna 0 FC Barcelona 0

After eight straight league wins since the start of the season Barça could only manage a goalless draw at Osasuna tonight. With Real Madrid beating Malaga this afternoon, Barça’s point means the lead over Madrid is down to three points … Continue reading

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Preview: Osasuna vs FC Barcelona (game 9 liga 2013/14)

Following the international break Barça are back in action with a trip to Pamplona for a league match with Osasuna at El Sadar tomorrow night (Saturday 8 pm). The big news is that after more than seven months on the sidelines … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Sevilla (game 4 liga 2013/14)

It’s back to action after the interlull with Barça facing seven matches in La Liga and the Champions League in the space of 22 days, starting with tomorrow evening’s league fixture against Sevilla at Camp Nou (Saturday 8 pm). Carles … Continue reading

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Zubizarreta signs Puyol

It seems our defensive problems are over! With the transfer window now closed Sporting Director Andoni Zubizarreta gave a press conference this lunchtime alongside Vice-President Josep Maria Bartomeu to explain Barça’s activity, or rather lack of it, in this summer’s … Continue reading

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Puyol staying at Barça

It’s been a pretty frantic week in the media with the usual rumours filling the papers about possible signings. What has been more noticeable has been the speculation involving players who are apparently not happy with their situation at the … Continue reading

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LFP Player of the Season 2011/12: Leo Messi

For the fourth consecutive season Leo Messi has been named La Liga player of the season by Spain’s Liga de Futból Profesional (LFP). The LFP awards are voted for by fellow players and coaches in the Spanish league. Messi has … Continue reading

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S.L.Benfica 0 FC Barcelona 2

Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Cesc Fabregas put Barça on the road to a 0-2 victory over Benfica in Lisbon tonight, though the excellent performance was soured by a horrific looking injury to Carles Puyol and by the late sending … Continue reading

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