Category Archives: Zubizarreta

Bartomeu calls elections for this summer

Finally some good news in a bad week for Barça. President Josep Maria Bartomeu appeared an hour late for this afternoon’s press conference but then wasted no time in announcing that presidential elections will be brought forward by a year. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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