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Return of the Trident to face Malaga

Few can deny that Barça’s success last season was very much down to the incredible talent of the team’s three most advanced players, Leo Messi, Neymar Jr and Luis Suárez. The three scored an astonishing 122 goals between them on the way to winning … Continue reading

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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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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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La Liga más loca

When La Liga 2013/14 began back in August, who wouldn’t have settled for going into the final match of the season needing to beat Atlético Madrid at Camp Nou to take the title? Following last season’s runaway league, there was a … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club (game 34 liga 2013/14)

Camp Nou has its first chance to respond after Barça’s ‘Setmana Tràgica‘ with the visit from Bilbao’s Athletic Club tomorrow night for the 34th league game of the 2013/14 season. With five games remaining in La Liga it might be hoped … Continue reading

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Yes or no to the new Camp Nou

It’s a busy week at Can Barça. The Champions League quarter-final first leg was followed by the bombshell news of FIFA’s transfer ban and now on Saturday Barça’s club members face an enormous decision when they are asked to vote … Continue reading

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Champions League Quarter-Finals Draw: Barça vs Atlético Madrid

Barça have been paired with Atlético Madrid in today’s draw for the Champions League. A draw against another Spanish club is always likely to be complicated and the three draws between the two teams already this season suggests it will … Continue reading

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Match Report: Sevilla 1 FC Barcelona 4

Barça return to the top of La Liga after a somewhat fortunate 1-4 victory over Sevilla at the Sánchez Pizjuán tonight. Alberto Moreno fired the Andalucians into a deserved fifteenth minute lead as Barça began poorly but an equalizer from … Continue reading

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Barça: The Guardiola Years available in paperback

I am delighted to announce today that Barça: The Guardiola Years is now available as a paperback. A quick click on the link and you could have a brand new copy hot off the press in a couple of days. … Continue reading

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

The inclusion of Jean Marie Dongou and Adama Traoré in Tata Martino’s 18-man squad has added some spice to tomorrow’s return to league action against Granada at Camp Nou (Saturday 4 pm). Martino has called up the youngsters due to … Continue reading

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