Tag Archives: Dani Alves

Champions League Preview: Barça vs Bayer Leverkusen

The last time Bayer Leverkusen visited Camp Nou, in March 2012, they received a 7-1 thrashing from Pep Guardiola’s Barça. Leo Messi played an absolute blinder that night, scoring five in one of the most dazzling displays ever seen in … 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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Dani Alves still not sure of his future

Dani Alves announced in a press conference at lunchtime today that he still does not know his future next season. The player says he is concentrating on the two finals and then he will announce his decision. Alves says the … Continue reading

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Iniesta misses Barça’s trip to Villarreal

Luis Enrique has named 18 players for tomorrow evening’s game at Villarreal in the second round of La Liga 2014/15, but the Barça coach will have to make do without Andrés Iniesta who is reported to have some knee discomfort. … Continue reading

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Douglas Pereira signs for five years

Last week’s news became official today when the 24-year-old Brazilian Douglas Pereira dos Santos signed a five-year contract to become Barça’s seventh signing of the summer. The fee has been reported as €4 million +€1.5 million in variables which will … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Osasuna (game 28 liga 2013/14)

Barça take on Osasuna at Camp Nou tomorrow afternoon (Sunday 5 pm) and nothing other than a victory will do. A week before visiting the Bernabéu Tata Martino’s men cannot afford to concede any more advantage to Real Madrid who … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Valencia (game 22 liga 2013/14)

Week 22 could turn out to be crucial in the battle for the 2013/14 Liga with just one point separating the top three teams. Barça take on Valencia at Camp Nou on Saturday afternoon (4 pm) while on Sunday Atlético … Continue reading

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FIFA Awards 2013

There was no surprise last night as Cristiano Ronaldo won the 2013 FIFA Ballon d’Or. If there was any surprise it was the closeness of the vote with Ronaldo polling 27.99% of the votes and just beating the other finalists … Continue reading

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Preview: Atlético Madrid vs FC Barcelona (game 19 liga 2013/14)

Atlético Madrid versus Barça has been one of the most eagerly-awaited fixtures of La Liga in recent seasons but tomorrow’s head-to-head battle at the Vicente Calderón takes on new heights of importance with the two teams level on 49 points … Continue reading

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Preview: Getafe vs FC Barcelona (game 17 liga 2013/14)

Barça visit Getafe tomorrow afternoon (Sunday 5 pm) to play the seventeenth game of the 2013/14 Liga and the final match of 2013. Neymar Jr is suspended while Xavi Hernández and Carles Puyol both miss the trip with minor injuries, … Continue reading

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