Category Archives: David Villa

Villa joins Atlético

David Villa will play next season for Atlético Madrid. Barça and Atlético agreed on the deal yesterday and Atlético will pay an initial fee of €2.1 million for Villa with another €2 million to be paid if the player begins … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Malaga (game 38 liga 2012/13)

The 2012/13 season comes to an end tomorrow evening as champions Barça take on Malaga at Camp Nou. The game in itself means very little to the two teams though Barça do have the chance to equal the record points … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 5 Cordoba 0 (Barça win 7-0 on aggregate)

There was no Leo Messi but goals from Thiago Alcántara, David Villa (2) and Alexis Sanchez gave Barça a 5-0 win over Cordoba to earn a place in the Copa del Rey quarter finals and a tie against Malaga over … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 5 Real Sociedad 1

Barça’s 2012/2013 league season began brilliantly tonight with a 5-1 demolition of Real Sociedad at Camp Nou. With Tito Vilanova in charge of his first official game, captain Carles Puyol took just over three minutes to head Barça in front. … Continue reading

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Dinamo Bucharest 0 FC Barcelona 2

Barça’s final preseason game before next weekend’s start to the 2012/13 Liga, ended with a 0-2 victory against FC Dinamo Bucureşti in Bucharest tonight. Leo Messi opened the scoring with the first shot of the game and Ibi Afellay added … Continue reading

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Fourteen Barcelona players in World’s top 100

In anticipation of the Fifa awards later today The Footy Blog has produced a list of its Top 100 Footballers compiled from the votes of 19 well respected football experts. That all nineteen voted for Leo Messi in first place … Continue reading

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Barcelona 5 – Atlético de Madrid 0

Barça were unbeatable tonight.  That was a picture perfect execution, led fittingly by my man of the match plus captain on the night Xavi, of everything Pep’s team is about: desire, pressure, movement, focus, and execution.  5-0 was totally deserved, … Continue reading

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Uefa Champions League Final Preview: F.C. Barcelona vs Manchester United

As you will all know Barça are already in London in preparation for Saturday’s Champions League Final with Manchester United at Wembley. With another volcanic dustcloud  threatening flights in Europe the decision to travel early was taken to make sure … Continue reading

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Barça 5 Almeria 0

Barça took a giant step towards this year’s Copa del Rey Final after beating Almeria 5-0 with another superb display of attacking football. Leo Messi led the way with two more goals, with striking partners Villa and Pedro each getting … Continue reading

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Barça 4 Malaga 1

Barça finish the first half of the season four points clear of Real Madrid, our closest rivals. Madrid could only scrape a 1-1 draw at bottom placed Almeria, giving us the chance to increase our lead which we managed after … Continue reading

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