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Piqué returns for leaders Barça at Celta

Gerard Piqué returns to league action following his four-match suspension as Barça take on Celta de Vigo at Balaidos tomorrow night (Wednesday 8.00 pm). Without Piqué, the defending champions have begun La Liga 2015/16 with four straight victories and Luis … Continue reading

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Barça prepare for Espanyol in the Catalan derby

Barça face an important week with two tough matches at Camp Nou. Next Wednesday the battle for top spot in Champions League Group F will be decided when Paris Saint Germain come to town, but first Barça take on Espanyol … Continue reading

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Neymar late double maintains Barça’s 100% start

Barça had to work very hard for victory over Athletic Club at Camp Nou this afternoon but in the end Neymar Jr, who had again been left out of Luis Enrique’s initial starting XI, came on to grab two late … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Real Valladolid (game 36 liga 2012/13)

Barça’s celebrations for winning the 2012/13 Liga will continue at Camp Nou tomorrow night when the president of the Spanish Football Federation, Angel Maria Villar, presents the league trophy to the team after the home match with Valladolid (Sunday kick … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Real Betis (game 34 liga 2012/13)

While fans and the media debate solutions to Barça’s problems following the deflating exit from this season’s Champions League, Tito Vilanova’s men still have the considerable task of clinching this season’s Liga. Five points are needed from the remaining five games … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona vs Bayern Munich: Champions League semi-final 2nd leg preview

Barça will need to make one of the greatest ever Champions League comebacks to reach this year’s Wembley final on May 25. Last week’s 4-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in the semi-final first leg has left Tito Vilanova’s men with a … Continue reading

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Preview: Zaragoza vs FC Barcelona (game 31 liga 2012/13)

Having successfully overcome the tense Champions League quarter-final with Paris Saint-Germain it’s back to La Liga for Barça with an away game at Real Zaragoza (Sunday 7 pm). We need just twelve more points to clinch our 22nd Liga but … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona vs Paris Saint-Germain: Champions League Quarter Final 2nd Leg Preview

Another thrilling night of football awaits Camp Nou as Barça take on Paris Saint-Germain with the intention of reaching a record-breaking sixth consecutive Champions League semi-final. Leo Messi faces a race against time to be fit for the game, while with Carles … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 2 Sevilla 1

A second half comeback with goals from David Villa and Leo Messi earned Barça a 2-1 victory over Sevilla. Ex-blaugrana Alberto Botía headed the visitors in front just before half time on a cold night at Camp Nou but the … Continue reading

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Preview: Cordoba vs FC Barcelona (Copa del Rey last 16 1st leg)

Tito Vilanova is taking Barça’s first leg Copa del Rey game at Cordoba tomorrow very seriously, naming a strong 19-man squad for the trip that includes record-man Leo Messi. The only B-team players included in the list are keeper Oier … Continue reading

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