Archives: Barcelona

Luis Suarez Could Train With Barcelona In 2 Weeks Pending CAS Hearing

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has fast-tracked Luis Suarez appeal against his four-month ban from FIFA which banned the striker from all football-related activity. Suarez is set to appear before the CAS on August 8. That is when … Continue reading

Why Tiki-Taka Isn’t Dead; It’s Just Sleeping

Posted on by James Ferrier
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“Tika-Taka is dead.” The phrase was used a lot during the Spaniard’s World Cup campaign. Finishing third in the group, conceding seven and scoring just four left people mourning the style of play called tiki-taka. The style of play is … Continue reading

An Age of Extremes – Tiki-Taka and Counter-Attacking Soccer

Posted on by Rayyan Dabbous
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Let’s face it, we live in an age of extremes – and it’s not only due to our unseasonal, severe weather. As soccer continues to evolve in a bizarre, exponential way, seeing that 18 year olds can be sold for … Continue reading

Luis Suarez Could Have His FIFA Ban Lifted By The Court of Arbitration for Sport

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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News coming out of Spain today reports that the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has agreed to review the appeal of Luis Suarez’s ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini during Uruguay’s World Cup Group D encounter with Italy. If Suarez’s … Continue reading

Luis Suarez Could Make His Barcelona Debut in October el Clasico

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The 2014-15 La Liga schedule has been released and most fans of the Spanish league quickly scanned the fixtures to see when Barcelona and Real Madrid will be facing off in the first El Clasico of the season. The first … Continue reading

Barcelona’s £16million Signing of Jeremy Mathieu Is Bad Business For The Blaugrana

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Barcelona have confirmed the signing of defender Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia for £16million. The move displays the Catalan club’s continued deficit in the quality of defensive footballers compared to their attacking counterparts. The 30-year-old was a left-back for most of … Continue reading

Sevilla Loanee Iago Aspas Believes Luis Suarez Has Been “Treated Like A Murderer”

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Iago Aspas, on loan at Sevilla from Liverpool, told the Spanish radio station Cadena Cope that he understands why his former team-mate Luis Suarez has been banned from playing. However, even though this latest offense is Suarez’s third time biting someone, … Continue reading

Barcelona’s Bojan Krkic Joins Stoke City On A Four Year Deal

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Stoke City have announced the signing of 23-year-old Barcelona La Masia product, Bojan Krkic. The Spanish striker, who has spent loan spells with AS Roma, Ajax and AC Milan, has signed a four-year deal with the Premier League side. An … Continue reading

Xavi Hernandez Says No to MLS And Decides to Remain At Barcelona, Says Report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Despite recent reports, Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has told new manager Luis Enrique that he is staying with the club and will resume training with the first team on Thursday. The 34-year-old Spanish international had been the subject of transfer … Continue reading

Messi Will Most Likely Never Be The Best Ever And That’s Okay

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Following Sunday’s World Cup final loss to Germany, albeit in extra time, Lionel Messi’s legacy took a sharp hit. If he never wins the game’s most prestigious trophy, Messi will never be considered the greatest soccer player ever, and that’s … Continue reading

Barcelona Complete £63.4 Million Deal to Sign Luis Suarez

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Barcelona have officially announced that they’ve reached an agreement with Liverpool to sign Luis Suarez on a five-year deal. Suarez will fly to Barcelona next week to complete his medical and to sign the deal, the Spanish club announced. According … Continue reading

Mexican Midfielder Jonathan Dos Santos Set For Villarreal Move From Barcelona

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Mexican midfielder Jonathan Dos Santos will finally leave the Camp Nou as the 24 year-old is set to join his brother, Giovani Dos Santos, at Villarreal. The transfer was announced via F.C. Barcelona’s official website on Wednesday. The deal is for … Continue reading

WATCH Trailer For ‘Messi: The Movie’ [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Leo Messi will be hitting the silver screen soon when his film, “Messi: The Movie,” will be released in movie theaters and, later, on TV screens worldwide. Directed by Spaniard Alex de la Iglesia, the part-film, part-documentary, takes viewers on … Continue reading

Barcelona Agree £70-80million Deal to Sign Liverpool’s Luis Suarez, Says Report

Posted on by Ben Weich
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Barcelona have agreed a deal with Liverpool to sign Luis Suarez for a transfer fee of reportedly £70-£80million, according to a report in Spain. You have to wonder how much of Luis Suarez’s decision to publicly apologize earlier this week … Continue reading

Barcelona Edge Closer to Signing Liverpool Striker Luis Suarez; Silly Season or Reliable Sources?

Posted on by Scott J Hancox
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If you believe the Spanish and English newspapers, Barcelona is on the brink of signing Liverpool striker Luis Suarez. The media is reporting that Barcelona is willing to offer Liverpool between £70-80million for the mercurial forward. There are whispers of … Continue reading

Transfer Rumors: Arsenal Interested In Signing Alexis Sanchez

Posted on by Chris Moore
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According to varying newspaper reports, Arsenal is extremely interested in signing Barcelona forward Alexis Sanchez.  While the Chile international is coming off of a very strong 2013-14 season with Barcelona, scoring 19 La Liga goals and providing 10 league assists, … Continue reading

Barcelona Sign Chile World Cup Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Barcelona continue to work hard to improve their side after a disappointing season by signing Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo today from Real Sociedad for an undisclosed fee. The 31-year-old signed a four-year deal and is having a solid World Cup … Continue reading

Barcelona Want to Sign Uruguay and Liverpool Striker Luis Suarez, Says Report

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Fresh off scoring a brace for Uruguay to defeat England 2-1 yesterday, transfer rumors are intensifying that Barcelona want to sign Liverpool striker Luis Suarez. The 27-year-old received a new deal from Liverpool last season but as we’ve learned from … Continue reading