Tag Archives: Spain

Xavi set for move to Qatar

The rumours began a couple of weeks ago but reports today in the Barcelona media suggest that the legend who we all know as Xavi Hernández has made up his mind to leave Barça this summer in order to join … Continue reading

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Valdés injured against South Africa (three to six weeks out)

Victor Valdés had to be substituted in the 75th minute of Spain’s 1-0 defeat against South Africa tonight. The goalkeeper went down injured with the ball nowhere near him and he obviously couldn’t continue. He is reported to have a … Continue reading

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Marc Bartra called up for Spain

Marc Bartra has become the latest blaugrana to be called up by Vicente Del Bosque for the Spanish national team. Bartra’s good performances this season have been rewarded and the youngster must now see next summer’s World Cup in Brazil … Continue reading

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Spain overpowered by Brazil – what now for Barça?

Having eight Barça players starting in the final of the Confederations Cup was a definite cause for Culé pride. However, the majority were representing Spain, and after Brazil’s comprehensive 3-0 victory last night there was the same uncomfortable sensation of … Continue reading

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Enhorabuena España

I’ve never been a massive fan of international football but I couldn’t help but be delighted by Spain’s superb victory in Euro 2012. I should say first that I’m not an out-and-out supporter of any national side undoubtedly due to … Continue reading

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Still alive and kicking

First, apologies for the long break from the blog. I think it’s fair to say there has been very little news from Can Barça and a few weeks off helps me to recharge the batteries. With Euro 2012 taking place … Continue reading

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Thiago called up by Spain

Thiago Alcantara has been rewarded for his excellent progression by being called up by Vicente Del Bosque for next Wednesday’s friendly match against Italy. Thiago played a key role in Spain’s under-21 European Championship triumph in Denmark and scored this … Continue reading

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Almeria 0 Barça 3 (Barça win 0-8 on aggregate)

Barça reached this season’s Copa del Rey Final after finishing off Almeria with three more goals to add to the thirteen we had already scored against them this season. In the final which will be played on April 20, our … Continue reading

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