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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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Copa del Rey Semi-final first leg match report: FC Barcelona 2 Real Sociedad 0

Barça take a healthy 2-0 lead into next Wednesday’s Copa del Rey second leg against Real Sociedad at Anoeta though Tata Martino will feel his team missed an opportunity to kill off the tie completely after playing the entire second … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 2 Valencia 3

Perhaps in an attempt to maintain tension in his players, Barça coach Tata Martino stated before today’s league game with Valencia there is no longer any margin of error. Unfortunately for the Argentine coach, despite an excellent opening half hour … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Mourinho

It could hardly have been more fitting that Jose Mourinho should end what is almost certainly going to be his final season in the hot seat at Real Madrid without a trophy. To cap a bad night for the self-acclaimed Special … Continue reading

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