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Messi, Neymar, Iniesta and Mascherano finalists for 2014 Ballon d’Or

Four Barça players have been included in the final list of 23 candidates for the 2014 Ballon d’Or. Leo Messi, Neymar and Andrés Iniesta who finished second, fifth and sixth respectively in 2013 are again nominated while Javier Mascherano has … Continue reading

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Barça bid to silence Paris big guns

Barça travelled to Paris today with 20 players to prepare for tomorrow night’s Champions League Group F clash against Paris Saint Germain (Tuesday 8.45 pm). Luis Enrique initially gave a list for the game which included Gerard Piqué, Jordi Alba … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Getafe (game 36 liga 2013/14)

It’s been a tough week at Can Barça. The loss of Tito Vilanova has obviously left a mood of sadness at the club which hasn’t been helped by watching the Champions League semi-finals from the sidelines. Rumours abound about possible … Continue reading

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Preview: Granada vs FC Barcelona (game 33 liga 2013/14)

The defeat to Atlético Madrid on Wednesday night has left a feeling of doom and gloom in Barcelona but Tata Martino’s men must pick themselves up from the disappointment for a vital league match away at Granada (Saturday 8 pm). … Continue reading

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Match Preview: FC Barcelona vs Real Betis (game 32 liga 2013/14)

With just seven games remaining, La Liga is hotter than ever and tomorrow the three top teams are all in action on a Super Saturday of football. Leaders Atlético Madrid (76 pts) play first at 4 pm with a home … Continue reading

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Champions League Quarter-Final 1st leg Preview: FC Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid

A thrilling battle for the 2013/14 Liga is put to the side tomorrow evening when Barça receive Diego Simeone’s Atlético Madrid at Camp Nou in the Champions League quarter-final first leg. Tata Martino has named a 22-man squad for the … Continue reading

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Preview: Espanyol vs FC Barcelona (game 31 liga 2013/14)

This week we have seen how much things can change in football in a very short period of time. When Cristiano Ronaldo converted his penalty to put Real Madrid 3-2 in Sunday’s Clásico it looked like Barça would be finishing … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Celta de Vigo (game 30 liga 2013/14)

There is little time for Barça to enjoy the incredible 3-4 victory over Real Madrid as the title race continues tomorrow with Luis Enrique’s Celta de Vigo visiting Camp Nou (Wednesday 8 pm). Tata Martino has decided to rest Xavi … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Osasuna (game 28 liga 2013/14)

Barça take on Osasuna at Camp Nou tomorrow afternoon (Sunday 5 pm) and nothing other than a victory will do. A week before visiting the Bernabéu Tata Martino’s men cannot afford to concede any more advantage to Real Madrid who … Continue reading

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Champions League Preview: FC Barcelona vs Manchester City (last 16 2nd leg)

Tata Martino has named his 23 available players for tomorrow night’s return game with Manchester City in the last 16 of the Champions League (Wednesday 8.45 pm). Jordi Alba and Andrés Iniesta return after missing the 1-0 defeat at Valladolid … Continue reading

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