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Jordi Vinyals takes over Barça B after Eusebio sacked

The writing was on the wall after the 4-0 defeat at Zaragoza on Saturday and today it has been confirmed that Eusebio Sacristan has been sacked as Barça B’s coach. Jordi Vinyals will move up from coaching the Juvenil A … 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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Zubizarreta in meeting with Luis Enrique

It’s more than just a rumour now that Barça are chasing Luis Enrique to be next season’s first team coach. El Sport report a meeting today between Andoni Zubizaretta and Luis Enrique at the latter’s house in Gava just down … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Celta de Vigo (game 30 liga 2013/14)

There is little time for Barça to enjoy the incredible 3-4 victory over Real Madrid as the title race continues tomorrow with Luis Enrique’s Celta de Vigo visiting Camp Nou (Wednesday 8 pm). Tata Martino has decided to rest Xavi … Continue reading

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Match Preview: FC Barcelona vs Almeria (game 26 liga 2013/14)

It’s not been a good week at Can Barça. Last week’s 3-1 defeat at Real Sociedad, which left the team three points behind Real Madrid at the top of La Liga, was followed by the news on Monday that Barça had … Continue reading

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Match Report: Manchester City 0 FC Barcelona 2

Barça took a massive step towards the Champions League quarter-finals with a 0-2 win over Manchester City in tonight’s 1st leg of the last 16 tie. The game had been evenly balanced until the 53rd minute when Barça won a … Continue reading

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Tata Martino presented as new Barça coach

Gerardo “Tata” Martino officially signed a two-year contract this morning before being presented as Barça’s new coach. Martino answered questions from the press and showed himself to be affable and intelligent. He emphasized the need for a high pressing game … Continue reading

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Barça name Tata Martino as new first team coach

It’s now official. Barça announced this morning that Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino will be the new first team coach. Jordi Roura will be in charge of the team for tomorrow’s friendly game at Bayern Munich and Martino will take his first … Continue reading

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Barça contact Argentinian coach Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino

According to reports in the press Barça have contacted the Argentinian coach Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino as a possible substitute for Tito Vilanova. Martino was Paraguay’s national coach between 2007 and 2011, reaching the World Cup quarter finals in 2010, and more … Continue reading

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Tito Vilanova steps down due to cancer treatment

As football fans we can moan and gripe about the abilities of our management or the performance of our team but it all pales into insignificance when there is such shitty news as the announcement this evening that Tito Vilanova … Continue reading

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