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Depor crash Xavi’s party

Barça celebrated La Liga 2014/15 with the final game of the season against Deportivo de La Coruña and Camp Nou paid homage to a legend. Xavi Hernández played his 505th and final league match for the club , his 765th … Continue reading

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Barça end year with manita over Cordoba

Barça’s final game of 2014 ended with a 5-0 victory over Cordoba at Camp Nou this afternoon. There never seemed any doubt about the result after Pedro Rodriguez opened the scoring after just 72 seconds. Luis Suarez scored his first … Continue reading

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Barça draw AC Milan, Ajax and Celtic in Champions League Group H

Barça will face AC Milan, AFC Ajax and Celtic in this season’s group stage of the Champions League. This evening’s draw in Monaco, with Luis F*go pulling out the all-important group balls with his money-grabbing fingers, saw Barça placed in … Continue reading

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Paris SG 2 FC Barcelona 2

A last gasp strike from Blaise Matuidi denied Barça victory over Paris Saint-Germain in a bruising encounter at the Parc des Princes tonight. PSG gave Barça plenty of headaches and had the better chances in the opening half hour though … Continue reading

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Match Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs FC Barcelona (Champions League quarter-final 1st leg)

Barça arrived in Paris at lunchtime today to prepare for tomorrow evening’s Champions League quarter-final first leg with PSG at the Parc des Princes stadium. The big news is that Tito Vilanova has travelled with the group and he will … Continue reading

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Champions League Quarter Final draw: Paris Saint-Germain vs Barça

The Champions League draw was made this lunchtime with Barça being paired with French big money spenders Paris Saint Germain. The first leg will be played at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday 2 April with the return at Camp Nou … Continue reading

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Another historic 4-0 – The night in 1994 when Barça crushed Manchester United

During the build-up to Barça’s brilliant win over Milan last night, many epic games from the past were recalled in an attempt to reinforce belief in our chances. With the need for a big comeback we looked for inspiration from past … 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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Match Preview: FC Barcelona vs AC Milan (2012/13 Champions League Last 16 2nd Leg)

One massive night of Champions League football awaits Camp Nou as Barça try to overcome AC Milan’s 2-0 advantage taken from the first leg at the San Siro three weeks ago. Xavi Hernandez looks set to return to Barça’s midfield … Continue reading

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Barça drawn with Benfica, Celtic and Spartak Moscow in Uefa Champions League Group G

I admit to being a bit caught out by the Champions League draw this afternoon. I suppose I’m still used to them doing it on Friday lunchtime. Anyway, Barça have been given a pretty comfortable draw in Group G where … Continue reading

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