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Laporta plans comeback in 2016

Barça’s ex-president Joan Laporta has strongly hinted that he could stand again for president in the next elections in 2016. In a press conference this morning Laporta said: ‘Every day I’m more enthusiastic and I feel prepared to return to … Continue reading

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Neymar presented – the beginning of Barça’s decline?

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior completed his signing for Barça today and was then presented before a record-breaking 56,500 fans at Camp Nou. The Brazilian star has signed for five years and he will have a release clause in his … Continue reading

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Preview: Espanyol vs FCBarcelona (game 37 liga 2012/13) – And Neymar…

For the penultimate game of the 2012/13 season Barça face rivals Espanyol in the local derby at Cornellà-El Prat. However, with La Liga all wrapped up and celebrated and with all eyes on the seemingly imminent signing of Brazilian wonderboy … Continue reading

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How can Barça improve next season?

Now that La Liga has been won it is time to look forward to the 2013/14 season and attempt to analyse how Barça can improve. There is no doubt that despite the success in the 2012/13 campaign there were plenty … Continue reading

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Laporta sticks his foot in it

Ex-Barça president Joan Laporta’s declarations that Sandro Rosell could have done more to prevent Pep Guardiola from leaving and that the choice of Tito Vilanova to replace him is the result of panic have done little good for anybody. It … Continue reading

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Pep Guardiola’s decision: will he stay or will he go?

Reports suggest that somewhere in Barcelona today Pep Guardiola is meeting Sandro Rosell to discuss his future, and that an announcement will be made either tonight or tomorrow on his decision. The fans and press have been kept guessing but … Continue reading

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Radio station COPE to pay FC Barcelona for doping slur

The Cadena de Ondas Populares Españolas (better known as COPE) which is one of the most important radio stations in Spain has issued a press statement in which it admits offering untruthful news without checking sources. In the programme ‘El Partido … Continue reading

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Tiptoeing backwards – or – Qatar coughs up

On 11th December 2010 it was announced that Football Club Barcelona, for the first time in its history, would wear a sponsor on their chests.  The Qatar Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation, with interests in education, science, and social projects, was … Continue reading

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