Tag Archives: Munir

Barça’s road to Berlin starts with Apoel

Barça begin the 2014/15 Champions League with what appears to be a relatively easy game against the Cypriot team Apoel at Camp Nou. Luis Enrique will not name the squad list until after tomorrow morning’s training session but he has … Continue reading

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Neymar late double maintains Barça’s 100% start

Barça had to work very hard for victory over Athletic Club at Camp Nou this afternoon but in the end Neymar Jr, who had again been left out of Luis Enrique’s initial starting XI, came on to grab two late … Continue reading

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Messi waits for medical clearance to face Athletic

Luis Enrique will wait until after tomorrow morning’s training session before naming his squad for tomorrow’s league clash at Camp Nou against Bilbao’s Athletic Club (Saturday 4 pm). Leo Messi, along with Andrés Iniesta, Jeremy Mathieu and Thomas Vermaelen, trained … Continue reading

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Sandro’s strike sinks Villarreal

It was tight and at times it was frenetic, but Barça earned an extremely sweet three points tonight with a 0-1 victory at Villarreal thanks to an 82nd minute goal from 19-year-old substitute Sandro Ramírez. Barça’s victory was thoroughly deserved despite … Continue reading

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Iniesta misses Barça’s trip to Villarreal

Luis Enrique has named 18 players for tomorrow evening’s game at Villarreal in the second round of La Liga 2014/15, but the Barça coach will have to make do without Andrés Iniesta who is reported to have some knee discomfort. … Continue reading

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Messi leads ten-man Barça to victory over Elche

Leo Messi had a complicated time last season. The Argentinian star suffered a drop in form that left many culés wondering if we would ever see him play again at the level that earned him four consecutive Ballon d’Ors. The … Continue reading

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Neymar doubtful for Elche

News has just come in that Neymar Jr is doubtful for Sunday’s opening game in La Liga against Elche. The Brazilian forward has sprained his left ankle in training this morning and first reports suggest he will need a couple … Continue reading

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Catching up with the news

Apologies for the lack of posts over the last two weeks. I’m now back in Barcelona and with my batteries recharged I’m ready for the new season. There has been a fair bit of news since my last post so … Continue reading

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Bravo debut blunder gifts victory to Napoli

€12 million signing Claudio Bravo made an unfortunate start to his Barça career tonight when his mistake cost Barça a 1-0 defeat to Napoli in Geneva. Bravo had performed well, making one spectacular first-half save to deny Marek Hamsik, but … Continue reading

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Xavi penalty earns 1-1 draw in Nice

Barça’s second preseason friendly under Luis Enriqué ended in a 1-1 draw against OGC Nice in France tonight. Dario Cvitanich fired the French side in front with a penalty after Gerard Piqué was penalised for a push on the Argentinian … Continue reading

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