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Return of the Trident to face Malaga

Few can deny that Barça’s success last season was very much down to the incredible talent of the team’s three most advanced players, Leo Messi, Neymar Jr and Luis Suárez. The three scored an astonishing 122 goals between them on the way to winning … Continue reading

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Possible return for Vermaelen against Getafe

Barça play hosts to Getafe tomorrow night (Tuesday 8 pm) in the 34th Jornada of La Liga 2014/15. Real Madrid’s 2-4 win at Celta leaves Barça’s advantage at the top of the table back to just two points, making every … Continue reading

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Champions League quarter-final 2nd leg preview: Atlético Madrid vs FC Barcelona

If you are not excited by tomorrow night’s Champions League quarter-final second leg between Atlético Madrid and Barça you should probably call the doctor. Two sides with contrasting styles, that have been unable to defeat the other in four previous … 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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Copa del Rey Preview: FC Barcelona vs Getafe (last 16 1st leg)

Two months later and the wait is finally over. Leo Messi is back. Assassin Eyes has been given the green light to return and he has been included in Tata Martino’s 18-man list for tomorrow night’s Copa del Rey first … Continue reading

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Messi out until 2014

Tests today have confirmed Leo Messi’s femoral biceps injury which will leave him out of action for six to eight weeks. The player had to be substituted in the first half of yesterday’s 1-4 victory at Betis. Messi will miss … Continue reading

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Preview: Osasuna vs FC Barcelona (game 9 liga 2013/14)

Following the international break Barça are back in action with a trip to Pamplona for a league match with Osasuna at El Sadar tomorrow night (Saturday 8 pm). The big news is that after more than seven months on the sidelines … Continue reading

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Preview: Almeria vs FC Barcelona (game 7 liga 2013/14)

Tata Martino’s Barça can beat the club’s previous best ever league start with a victory over Almeria tomorrow at the Estadio Mediterráneo (Saturday 6 pm). Barça have managed six out of six wins at the start of the season four times … Continue reading

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Supercopa 2013 2nd leg Match Preview: FC Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid

The first trophy of the season is up for grabs tomorrow night as Barça take on Atlético Madrid in the second leg of the Supercopa at Camp Nou (Wednesday 11 pm). The first game last week at the Vicente Calderón ended … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 5 Mallorca 0 (Eric Abidal returns!!!)

It is possible that Barça will end the 2012/13 season with another Liga and Champions League, records may be broken and awards may be won, but undoubtedly the greatest achievement and the biggest victory of the season came in the … Continue reading

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