Tag Archives: Bartomeu

Barça’s new technical director is Roberto Fernández Bonillo

Josep-Maria Bartomeu officially began his new six-year mandate as Barça president today with the announcement that Barça’s new sporting director is Roberto Fernández Bonillo. It has also been confirmed that another ex-player, Gerard Lopez, will be the new coach of … Continue reading

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Bartomeu wins Barça elections

Josép-Maria Bartomeu will remain as Barça’s president until 2021 after a clear victory in today’s elections. The results were announced just after 11.20 pm  this evening with Bartomeu polling a total of 25,823 votes (54.63%) with Joan Laporta well behind … Continue reading

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Looking forward to 2015/16

Apologies for the lack of posts recently. I needed a rest to recharge batteries and quite frankly the heat in Barcelona in the last couple of weeks has been too much to do anything. I enjoyed the Copa America though … Continue reading

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Luis Enrique and Dani Alves 2017

Excellent news today on the last day of Josep Maria Bartomeu’s presidency. Bartomeu’s final act before resigning in order to begin the election process has been to oversee new contracts for Luis Enrique and Dani Alves. There had been doubts … Continue reading

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Aleix Vidal passes medical and signs for Barça for five years

Barça confirmed the signing of Aleix Vidal from Sevilla yesterday for a fee of around €18 million. The player passed his medical this morning and then signed a five-year contract before being presented to the press. Due to FIFA’s transfer … Continue reading

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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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Luis Enrique stays firm

Luis Enrique’s first press conference since the rumours of Messi’s discontent offered few clues to his true relationship with Barça’s star player. As expected the Barça coach deflected any questions on the subject saying he would not make any comment … 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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Messi hat-trick sinks Sevilla and breaks Zarra’s record

Leo Messi inspired Barça to an impressive 5-1 win over Sevilla at Camp Nou tonight to remain just two points behind Real Madrid at the top of La Liga. For three games Messi had been stuck just one goal behind … 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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