Author Archives: Juan Arango

New Barcelona Away Jersey “Leaked”

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Orange is a color that is symbolic of many things.  It is one of those stimulating colors that make the people wearing even more empowered.  It invigorates the eyes and stimulates that senses.  We also know what the symbolism is … Continue reading

Raúl Eyes Retirement

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After equalling Real Madrid legend Alfredo DiStefano this past weekend, Raúl is starting to focus on the eventual end of his career.  According to an interview with Spanish sports daily As, he said he believed he has “two or three … Continue reading

Amauri Does The Right Thing- Let The Big Boys Fight It Out

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Juventus forward Amauri is handling things the best way he can, similar to me when I was being fought over by the US and Colombia to play in 1998.  I can understand his situation.  For me it was a stressful … Continue reading

La Liga Week 21 Scores And Standings

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 This weekend was historic for the Big Two.  Raúl equalled Alfredo DiStefano’s record of 307 goals against Numancia.  Then on Sunday, and amid some dire circumstances, Pep Guardiola went to his ace in the hole- Lio Messi.   The moment … Continue reading

Messi Saves Barca And Scores 5000th goal

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For those ney-sayers trying to find a reason to knock the league leaders, the game against Racing on Sunday was the ammo that they needed.  Their ability to diagnose the Barcelona attack with a chronic case of “Messi-dependency” became obvious … Continue reading

Ahumada Transfer Falls Through At The Last Minute

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The final hours in the European transfer market usually make for big splashes and as well as some that leave people scratching their heads.  This time around the market left everyone with a sense of dissatisfaction as very little went … Continue reading

Raúl Becomes Madrid’s All-Time Leading Scorer

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In the 48th minute against Numancia… the Madrid captain equalled Alfredo DiStefano as the club’s all-time scorer with 307 goals. His goal came after a ball was cleared out and he volleyed it into the back of the net to … Continue reading

Faubert Is Going To Be The Next Madrid God

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If there is one thing that I have learned is that history is a series of sequences in human existence that have repeated themselves time and time again because of our thick-headedness. If my calculations are correct, Julien Faubert could … Continue reading

Poll Daily Double

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Barcelona have 4,998 goals in their history. Who will achieve that feat… <a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1286319/” >Who Will Score Barcelona’s 5000th</a> <br /> <span style=”font-size:9px;”> (<a href=”http://www.polldaddy.com”> surveys</a>)</span>

Puyol Out For Ten Days

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As and Marca already started to salivate at the beginning of an impending Barcelona collapse.   Barca captain Carles Puyol will be out for ten days as he suffered a slight muscle tear in his left thigh. According to sources, Puyol … Continue reading

Oliveira Returns To Betis

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Betis and Zaragoza finalized the terms on the return of Ricardo Oliveira to the Andalucian verdiblancos.  Zaragoza agreed to the terms placed on the table by Manuel Ruiz de Lopera and Betis board.  The only thing that Betis are waiting … Continue reading

Faubert Arrives In Madrid On Loan

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Real Madrid found a provisional solution at right midfield by obtaining the services of French international Julien Faubert on a six-month loan but the Merengues have the option to buy him from West Ham United for an estimated six million … Continue reading

ESPN The Magazine just came out and in that cover we see none other than LA Laker star Kobe Bryant wearing the blaugrana colors.  Every time an athlete, actor, actress, or person in the media express either an interest or … Continue reading

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Espanyol Reloads With Ahumada

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Mauricio Pochettino showed off his vast knowledge of the game by suggesting names from South America as potential reinforcements for the team as they try to battle against relegation. According to Friday’s digital edition of Sport, Los Pericos agreed to … Continue reading

Oliveira Saga Drags On At Betis

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Zaragoza forward Ricardo Oliveira might be the player that earns the title of last-minute blockbuster transfer deal.   The Brazilian has every intention of returning to the Spanish top flight and according to local sources, the deal is pretty much done … Continue reading

Mad About Futbol Podcast

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Mad About Futbol is back! I hope that all is good and that this is the beginning of a long relationship with the readers of La Liga Talk and World Cup Buzz.  We plan on having various entertaining shows for … Continue reading

Mad About Futbol “Shorty”

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Ladies and gents.. Mad About Futbol is on the air… just not yet on LLT! As soon as we get some glitches fixed, we will be on.  But we will offer you some of what we call “Shortys”.  These will … Continue reading

Copa Del Rey Quarters- Return Leg

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Wednesday Betis 0-0 Mallorca (MLL adv. on 0-1 agg.) Sporting 1-2 Athletic SPO: Carmelo (1′) ATB: Gabilondo (41′), David López (51′) (ATB adv. on 1-2 agg.) Thursday Sevilla 2-1 Valencia SEV: Kanoute(35′), Squillaci (90′) VAL: Marchena (7′) (SEV adv. on … Continue reading