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Messi seeks another big record in Almeria

Leo Messi will achieve an exceptional feat if he scores in Barça’s league game at Almeria tomorrow (Saturday 4 pm). Having equalled Raúl’s prestigious all-time Champions League goals record with his double at Ajax on Wednesday the Argentinian could complete … Continue reading

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Luis Enrique keeps press guessing before Elche’s visit to Camp Nou

Luis Enrique’s Barça play their first official game tomorrow when Elche visit Camp Nou in the first round of the 2014/15 Liga (Sunday 9 pm). It will be a new look Barça with five players looking likely to make their … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Final Preview: Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona

After Champions League elimination last week, and with title hopes in La Liga seriously dented following the defeat at Granada, Barça’s best chance of finishing the season with a trophy comes tomorrow in the Copa del Rey Final at Mestalla … Continue reading

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Preview: Valladolid vs FC Barcelona (game 27 liga 2013/14)

The race for the 2013/14 Liga continues tomorrow as Barça kick off the 27th round of fixtures with a game at relegation-threatened Valladolid (Saturday 4 pm). Gerard Piqué is available again after injury and Tata Martino has included the defender … Continue reading

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Match Preview: Real Sociedad vs FC Barcelona (game 25 liga 2013/14)

There is no letting up. Four days after securing an excellent 0-2 first leg win over Manchester City in the Champions League, Barça travel to San Sebastian for an extremely tough game against Real Sociedad in round 25 of La … Continue reading

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Champions League Preview: Manchester City vs FC Barcelona (last 16 first leg)

Fifteen years ago Manchester United fans, celebrating the last-minute Champions League victory over Bayern Munich in Barcelona, remembered their closest rival by singing a version of City’s Blue Moon anthem with the words  ‘City, you’ll never play us again’. The year … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Rayo Vallecano (game 24 liga 2013/14)

For the last couple of days it seems as though all thoughts have been focused on next Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Manchester City and the prospect of playing Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey final. However, before facing … Continue reading

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Preview: Levante U.D. vs FC Barcelona (game 20 liga 2013/14)

Due to the Copa del Rey draw, Barça now face Levante three times in eleven days with the first meeting tomorrow at the Estadi Ciutat de Valencia in week 20 of La Liga. Tata Martino has included Jean-Marie Dongou in … Continue reading

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Match Report: Atlético Madrid 0 FC Barcelona 0

Atlético Madrid and Barça fought out an intense goalless draw at the Vicente Calderón tonight which leaves both teams on 50 points at the half-way point of La Liga. As the visiting team the draw will seem more valuable to … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Elche (game 18 liga 2013/14)

Barça return to action after the Christmas break with the first game of 2014 against Elche at Camp Nou tomorrow (Sunday 4 pm). Leo Messi may have scored a hat-trick in yesterday’s open training session at the Mini Estadi but … Continue reading

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