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Piqué returns for leaders Barça at Celta

Gerard Piqué returns to league action following his four-match suspension as Barça take on Celta de Vigo at Balaidos tomorrow night (Wednesday 8.00 pm). Without Piqué, the defending champions have begun La Liga 2015/16 with four straight victories and Luis … Continue reading

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Champions League preview: AS Roma vs FC Barcelona

Barça begin their defence of the Champions League tomorrow night with a tough game at AS Roma at the Olympic Stadium in Rome (Wednesday 8.45 pm). No team has ever won back-to-back Champions Leagues which makes this season’s competition even … Continue reading

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Ter Stegen set for league debut at Atlético

Barça return to action after the international break with the always tough trip to face Atlético Madrid at the Vicente Caldrerón (Saturday 8.30 pm). Luis Enrique is without the injured Dani Alves and the suspended Gerard Piqué, and his plans … Continue reading

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Barça lose again at Fiorentina

Barça continued an underwhelming preseason tonight with a 2-1 defeat to Paulo Sousa’s Fiorentina in Florence. Luis Enrique’s men were stunned by two early goals from striker Italian Federico Bernadeschi in the home side’s first two attacks of the game. … Continue reading

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Barça undone by Van Gaal’s United

Barça’s second pre-season game ended in defeat to ex-coach Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United who ran out 3-1 winners in Santa Clara, California today. Wayne Rooney headed United into an early lead before Jesse Lingard made it 2-0 midway through … Continue reading

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Barça sink Juve to clinch second treble

Goals from Ivan Rakitic, Luis Suárez and Neymar Jr earned Barça a deserved 3-1 win over Juventus in Berlin tonight to clinch the club‘s fifth European Cup while becoming the first ever club to complete two trebles of the Champions … Continue reading

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Champions League Final Preview: Juventus vs Barça

The 2014/15 season reaches its climax tomorrow evening when Barça and Juventus face off in the Champions League Final at Berlin’s Olympiastadion (Saturday 8.45 pm). Both finalists arrive to the game as champions of their respective league and cup competitions, which … Continue reading

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Barça run riot in Cordoba

Barça edged closer to La Liga 2014/15 with a crushing 0-8 victory at Cordoba this afternoon. Cordoba held on for forty-two minutes before Ivan Rakitic broke the deadlock but then the floodgates opened. Luis Suárez completed a hat-trick, Leo Messi … Continue reading

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Barça face must-win game at Cordoba

May is upon us. And for the first time in six years Barça enter the fifth month of the year with three possible titles in play. The 2008/09 season ended with a unforgettable triplete of Copa, Liga and Champions League … Continue reading

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Suárez, Bravo and Messi steal the points from valiant Valencia

Goals in the first and last minute from Luis Suárez and Leo Messi earned Barça a nerve-wracking 2-0 victory over Valencia at Camp Nou this afternoon to stay top of La Liga for another week with just six games remaining. … Continue reading

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