Category Archives: Cesc Fabregas

Fabregas move to Chelsea confirmed

Barça have just confirmed that Cesc Fabregas will leave the club to play for Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea. Fabregas moves back to England after three seasons of dividing opinions at Barça. No fee has been announced yet and there is no … 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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Match Report: FC Barcelona 4 Getafe 0

The king is back. Long live the king! Leo Messi needed just over twenty-five minutes tonight to score twice on his return to action after two months out injured. Cesc Fabregas had put Barça 2-0 up in the Copa del Rey … Continue reading

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Preview: Real Betis vs FC Barcelona (game 13 liga 2013/14)

Tata Martino has named 18 players for tomorrow’s league match against Betis at the Benito Villamarin (Sunday 9 pm). Gerard Piqué continues to have problems with a groin strain and misses the trip to Seville while Martino has also decided … Continue reading

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Match Report: Celta de Vigo 0 FC Barcelona 3

Cesc Fabregas has sometimes been described as being an anarchic player. Tonight, Fabregas stood out in a chaotic match at Balaídos, playing a major part in Barça’s first goal, scored by Alexis Sanchez in the ninth minute, before scoring the … Continue reading

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Match Report: Celtic 0 FC Barcelona 1

Tata Martino’s Barça go marching on after a 0-1 victory tonight at Celtic Park. There was no Leo Messi but the two players who were expected to take more responsibility proved to be decisive. Neymar Jr was now the team’s … Continue reading

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Match Report: Valencia 2 FC Barcelona 3

A first-half Leo Messi hat-trick proved enough to earn Barça a nervous victory over Valencia at Mestalla tonight. Messi’s goals gave Barça a commanding 0-3 lead in a brilliant opening 41 minutes from Barça but two late first-half strikes from … Continue reading

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Supercopa 2013 1st Leg Match Preview: Atlético Madrid vs FC Barcelona

Tata Martino will make at least one change for tomorrow night’s Supercopa first leg against Atlético Madrid at the Vicente Calderon (Wednesday 11 pm) with Adriano forced to miss out through suspension thanks to the red card he received in last … Continue reading

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Match Report: Malaysia XI 1 FC Barcelona 3

Barça’s final preseason game ended with a 1-3 victory over a Malaysian XI in Kuala Lumpur today and there is now just over a week to prepare for next Sunday’s league opener with Levante. There was no Leo Messi, who had … Continue reading

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Enhorabuena España

I’ve never been a massive fan of international football but I couldn’t help but be delighted by Spain’s superb victory in Euro 2012. I should say first that I’m not an out-and-out supporter of any national side undoubtedly due to … Continue reading

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