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Pedro to Chelsea

Very sad news today with the confirmation that Pedro Rodriguez has signed for Chelsea for a reported fee of €27 million + €3 million in variables. The 28-year old scored 99 goals in 321 appearances for Barça since making his … Continue reading

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Chelsea beat Barça on penalties

Chelsea beat Barça 4-2 on penalties after a closely fought 2-2 draw in Washington. Eden Hazard’s superb goal gave Chelsea a tenth-minute lead but Barça bounced back in the second half with goals from Luis Suárez and Sandro Ramirez only … Continue reading

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Rumours of Messi to Chelsea

It’s been a busy day at Can Barça. First the news of Andoni Zubizaretta getting sacked followed by Carles Puyol’s announcement that he is quitting the club, apparently with the idea of moving to live in New York. On top … Continue reading

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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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Countdown to the new season

Two and a half months ago, at the end of the 2012/13 season, it seemed likely that Barça would make at least two or three summer signings to strengthen the first team squad. However, with just four days to go … 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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Where will Pep Guardiola coach next season?

When Pep Guardiola announced he was leaving Barça at the end of last season I have to admit I wondered whether we would ever see him coaching again. His four incredibly successful years as Barça’s first team coach had left … Continue reading

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Champions League semi-final 2nd leg: FC Barcelona 2 Chelsea 2 (Chelsea win 2-3 on aggregate))

It is hard to describe the disappointment tonight as Barça crashed out of the Champions League after an incredible 2-2 draw against ten-man Chelsea. Barça played an almost perfect first 45 minutes, scoring twice through Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Chelsea

With a place in next month’s Uefa Champions League Final at stake, Barça play hosts to Chelsea at Camp Nou. To reach Munich, Barça need to overturn a 1-0 deficit after Didier Drogba’s goal at Stamford Bridge last Wednesday gave … Continue reading

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