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Archives: Barcelona

Bayern Munich Ready To Make Martin Ødegaard The Highest Paid Youth Player In Soccer

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Bayern Munich have made signing 16-year-old Norwegian prodigy Martin Ødegaard a priority, and the German giants are willing to do anything it takes in order to acquire the young midfielder’s signature, according to the Spanish newspaper Marca. Ødegaard has been … Continue reading

Liverpool Target Martin Montoya Will Leave Barcelona In January

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Liverpool target Martin Montoya has told Barcelona he wants to leave the Catalan club in a quest for more first-team soccer. The 23-year-old right-back started his career at the famed La Masia youth academy and rose through the ranks at the … Continue reading

Examining Champions League Group Stage Issues

Posted on by Andrew Puopolo
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Match Day 6 of the Champions League has come and passed. Besides winner take all clashes between Manchester City and AS Roma at the Stadio Olimpico and Liverpool and Basel at Anfield, there really was not much drama on hand. … Continue reading

Paris Saint-Germain Fans Stabbed After Champions League Match Against Barcelona

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Earlier today, the chief of the Catalan regional police force informed reporters that two Paris Saint-Germain fans were stabbed on Wednesday night following the French champions’ Champions League match against Barcelona. Chief Albert Batlle explained that the crime was committed … Continue reading

Victor Valdes Named La Liga’s All-Time Greatest Goalkeeper

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Former Barcelona man Victor Valdes has been named the best goalkeeper in the history of La Liga, according to a study by the Spanish Center of Football History and Statistics (CIHEFE). The study, undertaken by Vidal Vinaras de Blas, analyzed … Continue reading

Barcelona Slap £28 Million Buy-Out Clause On Munir El Haddadi’s Contract

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Earlier this month, rumors began to surface about the immediate future of Barcelona forward Munir El Haddadi. The 19-year-old had featured in the Catalan club’s first eight matches in La Liga, but has found it hard to break into the Barcelona’s … Continue reading

Luis Enrique Wary Of Threat Zlatan Ibrahimovic Poses To Barcelona’s Defense

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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In late September, Zlatan Ibrahimovic watched Paris Saint-Germain’s 3-2 Champions League win over Barcelona from a private box in the Parc des Princes. Fast forward to today and the towering Swedish international will once again be standing alongside his teammates as … Continue reading

Luis Suarez Agrees His World Cup Actions Cost Him A Ballon d’Or Nomination

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona striker Luis Suarez believes that he should have been included in the Ballon d’Or shortlist. But the Uruguay international confessed that his actions during this summer’s World Cup merited an omission from the player of the year ballot. In an interview … Continue reading

Barcelona’s Camp Nou Assigned Additional Security Ahead of Sunday’s Catalan Derby

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The commission of security has determined that Sunday’s match between Barcelona and Espanyol is a “high risk” event. This means the Catalan derby will be assigned members of the state police (Mossos), municipal police (Guardia Urbana) and auxillary officers – … Continue reading

Verdict On Barcelona Appeal Of Transfer Ban To Be Announced Within 2 Weeks

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona officials were in Switzerland earlier today to present their arguments to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against the transfer ban currently imposed on the club. Representatives of the Spanish side hope they can reduce the sanction – which relates … Continue reading

Gerard Pique Believes Cristiano Ronaldo is a ‘Perfect Machine’

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona defender Gerard Pique describes Cristiano Ronaldo as a “perfect machine,” according to an interview with the Dutch publication Voetbal Magazine. The 27-year-old also revealed that the Portugal international helped him during their time at Manchester United. He also went on to … Continue reading

New Proposed Barcelona Home Shirt Features Hoops [PHOTO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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A new proposed Barcelona kit for 2015/16 has been leaked featuring hoops, according to the Catalan daily SPORT. The club’s sponsor, Nike, planned the revolutionary design that would radically change from La Blaugrana’s traditional stripes. SPORT claim that the new design has already … Continue reading

Barcelona To Veto Any January Move For Munir El Haddadi

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Despite starting seven of Barcelona’s first eight matches in La Liga, Munir El Haddadi has failed to feature in four of his side’s past five league fixtures. His last appearance was during La Blaugrana’s 2-1 victory over Almeria on November 8th; … Continue reading

Uruguay Football Association Wants Luis Suarez International Ban Reduced Before Copa America

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) is planning to talk with FIFA in order to have Luis Suarez’s international ban reduced. Although the Barcelona striker can now play for his club, Suarez still has eight matches remaining on his international ban for … Continue reading

New Challenges Remain for Record-Breaking Messi

Posted on by Andrew Tuft
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Not content with the landmarks and trophies already scooped up in a 10-year Barcelona career, Lionel Messi this week reached two milestones, breaking the records for the most number of goals in the UEFA Champions League and La Liga. The Argentina captain … Continue reading

Barcelona Weathered The Early Storm But Luis Enrique Expects More Struggles

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Heading into his side’s Champions League Group F match against APOEL today (live on FOX Soccer 2GO at 2:45pm ET for viewers in the US), manager Luis Enrique has confessed that Barcelona had a momentary drop in form following their 3-1 defeat … Continue reading

The Case For Superstar Lionel Messi Leaving Barcelona FC

Posted on by James Ferrier
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It was always going to happen at some point – Barcelona is getting old. Xavi is now 33 years old, Dani Alves is now 30 and they recently had to part with the legendary Carlos Puyol. The ‘tiki-taka’ team of … Continue reading

Ronaldo Denies Using Obscene Nickname When Referring To Lionel Messi

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Cristiano Ronaldo has taken to his Facebook account to deny claims that he has an obscene nickname for Lionel Messi. Tensions between the two players have long been the subject of speculation. In his new book about Messi, Spanish football expert … Continue reading