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Archives: Barcelona

La Liga 2009-2010: A Season Preview (Part One)

Posted on by Andy Pineda

With the Spanish football season only two and a half weeks away, teams are finishing their last preseason friendlies and making their final changes in preparation for the La Liga season.  There are many questions concerning each of the twenty … Continue reading

Barca and Bobby

Posted on by Tom Mallows

It is testament to his achievements in his career that sadness at the death of Bobby Robson will reach far beyond the boundaries of his beloved North-East or even the shores of Great Britain. Robson’s skills as a player and … Continue reading

Who are the early favourites?

Posted on by footballnewsblog

There are sure to be some twists and turns between now and the start of the season but who are the early favourites for the league? This is a much more difficult question than you would think. Many would look … Continue reading

Ibrahimovic and Maxwell to Barcelona

Posted on by Matt Langille

After a season bordering on perfection, a refreshing thirst for change is in the air around the Camp Nou. It is good to see that Txiki Begiristain and the clubs board have learned from the mistakes made in the latter … Continue reading

Eto’o to Inter?!?!

Posted on by Michail Adzhiashvili

Everyday in High School, I would come in early to discuss football with my friend Ron. On a particularly slow day in the footballing world, Ron declared “There is no loyalty in soccer!” A statement that was quickly becoming fact … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Barça Made History

Posted on by George Metellus

Ladies & Gentlemen as you well know FC Barcelona completed their greatest season ever by defeating Manchester United 2-0 in the 2008-09 UEFA Champions League Final. The win gave them their 1st ever treble as Barcelona became the 1st Spanish … Continue reading

Barcelona STILL Have Objectives To Achieve

Posted on by footballnewsblog

Fresh from their UEFA Champions League victory, FC Barcelona will complete the most successful season in the clubs history on Saturday when they face Deportivo La Coruna in the league. Having become the first ever Spanish team to win the … Continue reading

Congratulations Barca

Posted on by Tom Mallows

It may have been coming for a while but you have to pay tribute to Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona for their achievements so far in a season that could still get even better. Champions and Copa Del Rey winners, his side … Continue reading

Barcelona need another way

Posted on by Tom Mallows

It was called a victory for football. With the free-flowing, attack minded Barca defeating the dour hard-nosed boys from West London, with their stifling, aggressive and negative tactics. But it wasn’t total football that won Barca the game last Wednesday … Continue reading

Barcelona Dominates Spanish SuperClásico

Posted on by George Metellus

After a goalless display by an overly defensive Chelsea side in the Champions League, Barcelona busted out as The Blaugrana displayed their championship form in their annihilation of Real Madrid 6-2 at The Santiago Bernabeu.  Mathematically Barça hasn’t captured its … Continue reading

Abidal To Play In Benefit Match In Miami

Posted on by Juan Arango

Miami will be part of the summer international soccer scene outside of the Gold Cup this summer. Some of Europe’s big stars and their Caribbean counterparts will convene there in order to raise money for the development Haitian youth soccer. … Continue reading

New Frontrunner For '09 FIFA World Player of the Year

Posted on by George Metellus

The FIFA World Player of the Year is the greatest individual honor a footballer can win in the sport. As it is well known, the ’08 award was won by Manchester United’s Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo. After the award presentation, … Continue reading

How to improve Barcelona's starting XI?

Posted on by footballnewsblog

With Barcelona romping to the 2008-09 La Liga title and strong favourites for the UEFA Champions League, it is difficult to see how Pep Guardiola’s men can get much better. Even compared to the 2005-06 double winning team starring Ronaldinho, … Continue reading

Barca vs. The Madrid Media

Posted on by Juan Arango

For nth time this season the Madrid press have come out with cover pages stating how Barcelona were once again aided by referees. For the nth time this season, the Catalans respond by saying that Juande’s Madrid won with coma-inducing … Continue reading

La Liga Week 30 Wrap

Posted on by Juan Arango

Numbers seemed down this week in La Liga mostly due to the Easter holiday, but that did not reduce the excitement in the league. Barcelona continue their ways en route to their 19th league title. The Blaugrana Ballet showed offense, … Continue reading

Cruyff Doesn't "Know Construction", Florentino Doesn't "Know Football"

Posted on by Juan Arango

Former Barca star and coach Johan Cruyff (Photobucket) “I can imagine that he is not going to be involved in football matters.  I don’t know about construction and he doesn’t know about football.  It is obvious.” In an interview with … Continue reading

Louis Van Gaal Gets Hit By Ponzi Scheme

Posted on by Juan Arango
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When people think of Bernard Madoff in the United States, they would like to see the reinstatement of cruel and unusual punishment. Well there is another that might be thinking along those lines these days. Former Barcelona coach Louis Van … Continue reading

Product Review- 2008/09 Barcelona Jersey

Posted on by Juan Arango

La Gent Blaugrana are once again following their “Unconditional Love” this season as they try to come back from two consecutive down years and obtain possible historic Spanish treble. The Nike Barcelona Long Sleeve Home Jersey for 2008-2009 is one … Continue reading