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Archives: Barcelona

Luis Suarez says English media should show him more respect

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Luis Suarez has hit out at the English media claiming they are out to get him and further stated they should show him some respect. The Barcelona striker was speaking after his side’s 2-1 victory over Manchester City in the Champions League … Continue reading

FOX scores biggest viewing audience ever for Champions League Round of 16 game

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FOX Sports scored its biggest viewing audience ever for a UEFA Champions League game on FOX Sports 1 when an average viewing audience of 779,000 tuned in to watch Manchester City versus Barcelona match on Tuesday from 2:30pm-5pm ET. The Manchester … Continue reading

Luis Suarez admits early anxiety during Barcelona goal drought

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Barcelona's Luis Suarez (R) and Lionel Messi are pictured during their Spanish first division soccer match against Celta Vigo at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona

Luis Suarez has admitted he suffered from anxiety as he struggled to score goals for Barcelona earlier this season. Suarez had come under criticism for his lack of production in front of goal, with a section of fans and the … Continue reading

Watch Manchester City 1-2 Barcelona match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Luis Suarez struck twice on his return to England as Barcelona taught Manchester City another Champions League lesson with a 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium. But after being swept aside by a masterful Barca display in the first half, … Continue reading

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique cautious of threat posed by Manchester City

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Barcelona's coach Enrique attends a news conference at Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper in Sant Joan Despi

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is leery of the threat poised by the reigning Premier League champions Manchester City and warned his side needs to change its mentality in the wake of their weekend defeat to Malaga, speaking ahead of today’s … Continue reading

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez returns to England a different player

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Luis Suarez’s last appearance in England was during Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Newcastle at Anfield, as the Premier League title race with Manchester City went down to the final day of the season. City would go on to be crowned champions … Continue reading

It’s time for Manchester City to stand up and deliver in Europe

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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When Manuel Pellegrini was hired by Manchester City, he was charged with bringing stability to a squad that had little of it, and take the Etihad club to new heights. In his first season, he won a double, which included … Continue reading

Manchester City vs. Barcelona predicted lineups and team news

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
Manchester City v Barcelona - UEFA Champions League Round of 16

Manchester City host Barcelona at the Etihad in the first leg of their Round of 16 tie for the second year in a row with the English champions looking for a favorable outcome this time around. The Citizens are coming … Continue reading

Manuel Pellegrini believes Manchester City are better prepared for Barcelona

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes his team is “fresher” and performing at a higher level than they were at the same point last season, speaking ahead of his side’s Champions League Round of 16 first leg, A year ago, … Continue reading

Lionel Messi looks to overcome his poor scoring record in England

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has dominated the vast majority of competition he has faced across the globe. But there is one place where the Argentine has had a particularly difficult time finding the back of the net – England. Messi has … Continue reading

Luis Enrique coy when asked if he will rest players prior to Manchester City

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona manager Luis Enrique would not tip his hand when asked if he would rest players against Malaga, prior to his side’s Champions League Round of 16 first leg match versus Manchester City next week. The Barcelona boss, who overlooked first-team training … Continue reading

Barcelona rename training ground ‘Camp Tito Vilanova’ in honor former manager

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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FC Barcelona have officially renamed their first team’s training ground ‘Camp Tito Vilanova’ in honor of their former manager and club legend who passed away in April 2014. Vilanova began his playing career in Barcelona’s youth system before moving on to … Continue reading

Sergio Busquets renews contract with Barcelona until June 2019

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets has renewed his contract and will remain at the club until June 2019, with an additional year as an option. An official announcement is expected in the coming days. The deal was completed earlier today, and … Continue reading

Reasons why Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is the best in the world

Posted on by Saad Rashid
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Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola, and Carlo Ancelotti are considered to be some of the best managers in the world. At the Ballon D’or this year, Joachim Loew won the Coach of the Year Award after leading Germany to the World … Continue reading

Barcelona sign one-year TV deal with Telefónica worth £104 million

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Earlier today, Barcelona announced they have broken off an eight-year relationship with the Catalan-based multimedia company, Mediapro, and have signed a one-year television deal with Telefónica reportedly worth £104 million (140 million euros). Telefónica is Spain’s largest telephone company and the third biggest operator … Continue reading

Champions League preview, predicted lineups, TV schedule and predictions

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League typically churns out some of the most dramatic soccer matches of the entire campaign and we don’t have to wait long until the last-16 gets underway. This season’s competition is packed with … Continue reading

Luis Enrique poised to break Pep Guardiola’s consecutive win record at Barcelona

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Since falling 1-0 to Real Sociedad, Barcelona have now won 11 straight matches in all competitions and closed the gap on league leaders Real Madrid to a single point. Following yesterday’s 5-0 win over Levante, manager Luis Enrique was informed … Continue reading

Rejuvenated Lionel Messi leading Barcelona’s title charge

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Since making his debut for Barcelona in October 2004, Lionel Messi has mesmerized fans across the globe with his unearthly skills on the pitch. His individual performances have earned him four World Player of the Year awards (Ballon d’Or); and … Continue reading