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Zubizaretta fired and Puyol leaves too

Big news coming through. First Barça have fired Sporting Director Andoni Zubizaretta and minutes ago Carles Puyol announced via social media that he will also be leaving his position as head of youth football (presumably in solidarity with Zubizaretta). President … Continue reading

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Can Barça retain the World Cup?

Four years have passed but we all remember proudly how Andrés Iniesta’s extra-time goal in Johannesburg earned Barça a resounding victory over the rest of the world. Barça’s captain Carles Puyol will hand the trophy back to the organisers shortly before … 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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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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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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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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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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Carles Puyol announces Barça exit

Sad news today as Barça captain Carles Puyol announced he will be leaving Barça at the end of the season. In a press conference today at 4 pm the player declared that he doesn’t know what he will do in … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 4 Almeria 1

Barça move to within a point of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga after a 4-1 victory over Almeria at Camp Nou tonight. An early goal from Alexis Sanchez was followed by a splendid free-kick from Leo Messi … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 6 Rayo Vallecano 0

Barça stay top of La Liga for another week after a crushing 6-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano at Camp Nou. . The result never looked in doubt from the moment Adriano Correia fired Barça in front in the second minute … Continue reading

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