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Copa del Rey Final Preview: Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona

After Champions League elimination last week, and with title hopes in La Liga seriously dented following the defeat at Granada, Barça’s best chance of finishing the season with a trophy comes tomorrow in the Copa del Rey Final at Mestalla … Continue reading

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Preview: Granada vs FC Barcelona (game 33 liga 2013/14)

The defeat to Atlético Madrid on Wednesday night has left a feeling of doom and gloom in Barcelona but Tata Martino’s men must pick themselves up from the disappointment for a vital league match away at Granada (Saturday 8 pm). … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Preview: Cartagena vs FC Barcelona (last 32 1st leg)

The quest for the 2013/14 Copa del Rey begins for Barça tomorrow night with a first leg game of the last 32 round at Cartagena (Friday 10 pm). Xavi Hernández (calf) and Andrés Iniesta (hamstring) join Leo Messi, Dani Alves … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 4 Valladolid 1

Barça came from behind to beat Valladolid 4-1 at Camp Nou tonight and extend the winning run from the start of La Liga to eight games. Javi Guerra headed the visitors in front after ten minutes but Barça hit back … Continue reading

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Barça’s frustrating hunt for a centre-back

With just over a week remaining until the opening games of La Liga 2013/14 Barça have still not managed to secure the much-needed signing of a central defender. The two most-talked-about candidates, Chelsea’s David Luiz and Liverpool’s Daniel Agger, are … Continue reading

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Could Kompany help shore up leaky Barça defence?

The following piece is a guest article written by John-James. Could Kompany Help Shore up Leaky Barca Defence? They’re on top of La Liga, and look like sauntering to yet another domestic title. Despite being level after the first leg … Continue reading

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