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Champions League Preview: FC Barcelona vs Manchester City (last 16 2nd leg)

Tata Martino has named his 23 available players for tomorrow night’s return game with Manchester City in the last 16 of the Champions League (Wednesday 8.45 pm). Jordi Alba and Andrés Iniesta return after missing the 1-0 defeat at Valladolid … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona vs Bayern Munich: Champions League semi-final 2nd leg preview

Barça will need to make one of the greatest ever Champions League comebacks to reach this year’s Wembley final on May 25. Last week’s 4-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in the semi-final first leg has left Tito Vilanova’s men with a … Continue reading

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Eric Abidal plays first comeback match in Barça B friendly

It may not be for the first team yet but there was excellent news today when Eric Abidal played his first friendly match this morning for a Barça B side against the French second division team Istres. Abidal completed 65 minutes … Continue reading

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The Harlem Shake of RAC1

One of my best sources for the latest news on Barça is the local Catalan radio station RAC1 and particularly the nightly sports programme Tu diràs. What I most love about the RAC1 sports desk is that they are true Barça … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 4 AC Milan 0 (Barça win 4-2 on aggregate)

Oh boy, didn’t that feel good? Barça stormed into the Uefa Champions League quarter-finals tonight with a stupendous 4-0 victory over AC Milan at Camp Nou. Needing to overcome a 2-0 deficit from the first leg, and with doubters predicting … Continue reading

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