Author Archives: Juan Arango

Poll: Should "Exxon" Valdés Remain Barca's Number One?

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After Barcelona’s poor run of form in the past few weeks, goalkeeper Victor Valdés is at the center of the storm.  Do you think it is time for Josep Guardiola to make a change there? Should Victor Valdés remain Barcelona’s … Continue reading

I Am Not The One That Talked About Barcelona's Invincibility

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Please stop giving me grief about the comments that came out in the papers today. You got the wrong guy. I am not the one that is optimistic about Mallorca’s ability to overturn a 2-0 first leg deficit against Barcelona … Continue reading

Benzema Being Saved For Barca Return Leg?

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Lyon is currently en route to an eighth straight Ligue1 title, but that could have suffered a huge hit after this weekend. According to the French media, Lyon forward Karim Benzema will miss this week’s matchups against Lille but will … Continue reading

Game On: Why Barcelona Can Only Blame Themselves For Their Mid-Season Debacle

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Carles Puyol’s wiff and Sergio Agüero’s shot past Victor Valdes officially gave meaning to La Liga.   If you were to say to anyone with half a brain that Real Madrid would be four points from the top at the beginning … Continue reading

Guti To Say Goodbye In 2011

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If there is a player that is as synonymous to Real Madrid as Raúl it is Guti. Now this idol plans to do what Madrid’s all-time leading scorer insinuated earlier in the week. He, like Raúl has insinuated, that his … Continue reading

Barcelona Are Humbled In Catalan Derby

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Barcelona brags about having one of the best youth systems in the world. Today was one of the days where they truly did not want to hear about it. In the mid-90’s a kid named Iván de La Peña came … Continue reading

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is!!!!

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Soccer writers, bloggers, pocasters, etc…. you think you know all that, bring it!!!! Send me your predictions for the upcoming Champions League to madaboutfutbol@me.com. Show your colleagues exactly what you know and be able to rub it in their faces!!! … Continue reading

Miami MLS Bid Takes Huge Hit

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Right now the reason that is en vogue is the economy, and for Barcelona that is the weapon of choice.  In a span of four months what seemed to be the greatest business venture in American soccer history might be … Continue reading

Doodle of the Day

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A Few Months Ago… The presentation of the one who supposed to be the big reinforcement for the Champions League. Now… The presentation of the sofa in which Huntelaar will be watching the Champions League from.

Zubizarreta Interview

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As I find them on the internet, I will either post the link or get the file. On Sunday, former Barcelona goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta will be interviewed by Colombian radio network Caracol.  As soon as the interview is available, it … Continue reading

Maradona Becomes A Grandpa!

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One of Diego Maradona´s dreams after his playing days were over was to become a grandfather.  On Thursday that dream came true.  After a one-year relationship between Atlético Madrid striker Sergio Agüero and Maradona´s younger daughter Gianina, destiny gave football … Continue reading

Milan, City Getting Ready To Eto’o Swoop?

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Barcelona’s urgency to lock up Cameroonian goalscorer Samuel Eto’o with a long-term contract has increased significantly. Gazzetta dello Sport reported today that AC Milan and the player’s agent have begun talking after the player said this will most likely be … Continue reading

Inspired Betis End Barca Run

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All tihngs come to an end and for Barcelona Their ten-match winning streak came to an end.  It was early December since Barcelona last played and not get the three points.    Still based on their result at the Manuel Ruiz … Continue reading

Doodles of the Day

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X-ray of a football player’s foot                                  X-ray of  Lio Messi’s  foot If you put together Pelé, Maradona, and Cruyff’s faces… you get this monster. But if you put together their talent… you get this “monster”.

Mad About Football Show #3

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In part one of the latest edition of Mad About Fútbol, the boys are joined by Serie A Talk’s Kevin Walker as we talk about all things Serie A as well as the latest in the international realm. George also … Continue reading

Barcelona Third Kit Raises Eybrows

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El Blaugrana reported that Barcelona’s third uniform for the 2009-10 season will be quite controversial. Some who might get caught off-guard, might think that Palermo have invaded the Nou Camp. That will be part of the controversy as Barcelona will … Continue reading

Doodle of the Day

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“I can confirm… that Real Madrid has begun to put together money in order to obtain Cristiano Ronaldo…”

Barcelona, Madrid The Most Popular Clubs In Europe

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Premier League say what? The Premiership lovers will talk to people about how their league is the best around but it seems like they aren’t talking anymore. When a fan hears that their team is the biggest, a sense of … Continue reading