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Bartomeu wins Barça elections

Josép-Maria Bartomeu will remain as Barça’s president until 2021 after a clear victory in today’s elections. The results were announced just after 11.20 pm  this evening with Bartomeu polling a total of 25,823 votes (54.63%) with Joan Laporta well behind … Continue reading

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Looking forward to 2015/16

Apologies for the lack of posts recently. I needed a rest to recharge batteries and quite frankly the heat in Barcelona in the last couple of weeks has been too much to do anything. I enjoyed the Copa America though … 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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Bartomeu calls elections for this summer

Finally some good news in a bad week for Barça. President Josep Maria Bartomeu appeared an hour late for this afternoon’s press conference but then wasted no time in announcing that presidential elections will be brought forward by a year. … 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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Bartomeu comes clean but do the figures add up?

Josep Maria Bartomeu faced the press for just over two hours this evening and took questions for the first time as Barça’s new president. Bartomeu confirmed he will complete the mandate won by Sandro Rosell’s team in the 2010 elections and … Continue reading

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Bartomeu must call elections for the summer

A cloud of uncertainty hangs over Barcelona this morning after yesterday’s surprise resignation from Sandro Rosell. The 49-year-old Rosell blamed threats against his family and pressure caused by the ‘false accusation’ over irregularities in the signing of Neymar Jr for … Continue reading

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Laporta plans comeback in 2016

Barça’s ex-president Joan Laporta has strongly hinted that he could stand again for president in the next elections in 2016. In a press conference this morning Laporta said: ‘Every day I’m more enthusiastic and I feel prepared to return to … Continue reading

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