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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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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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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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Laporta sticks his foot in it

Ex-Barça president Joan Laporta’s declarations that Sandro Rosell could have done more to prevent Pep Guardiola from leaving and that the choice of Tito Vilanova to replace him is the result of panic have done little good for anybody. It … Continue reading

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Tiptoeing backwards – or – Qatar coughs up

On 11th December 2010 it was announced that Football Club Barcelona, for the first time in its history, would wear a sponsor on their chests.  The Qatar Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation, with interests in education, science, and social projects, was … Continue reading

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