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Archives: Barcelona

Miami MLS Bid Takes Huge Hit

Posted on by Juan Arango

Right now the reason that is en vogue is the economy, and for Barcelona that is the weapon of choice.  In a span of four months what seemed to be the greatest business venture in American soccer history might be … Continue reading

Zubizarreta Interview

Posted on by Juan Arango

As I find them on the internet, I will either post the link or get the file. On Sunday, former Barcelona goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta will be interviewed by Colombian radio network Caracol.  As soon as the interview is available, it … Continue reading

Milan, City Getting Ready To Eto’o Swoop?

Posted on by Juan Arango

Barcelona’s urgency to lock up Cameroonian goalscorer Samuel Eto’o with a long-term contract has increased significantly. Gazzetta dello Sport reported today that AC Milan and the player’s agent have begun talking after the player said this will most likely be … Continue reading

Inspired Betis End Barca Run

Posted on by Juan Arango

All tihngs come to an end and for Barcelona Their ten-match winning streak came to an end.  It was early December since Barcelona last played and not get the three points.    Still based on their result at the Manuel Ruiz … Continue reading

Doodles of the Day

Posted on by Juan Arango

X-ray of a football player’s foot                                  X-ray of  Lio Messi’s  foot If you put together Pelé, Maradona, and Cruyff’s faces… you get this monster. But if you put together their talent… you get this “monster”.

Doodle of the Day

Posted on by Juan Arango

Barca will place this ad on the Argentine jersey for today´s friendly ¨Abidal, injure Leo and find youself another team- FCB¨

Sport Bombshell: If You Can’t Beat Torres, Bring Him In

Posted on by Juan Arango

In recent years, Fernando Torres was a nightmare to Barcelona defenses. It seemed like in every encounter El Niño seemed to score and Atlético was a bogey team during the height of the Rijkaard regime. Continue reading

Spain-England Friendly As Well As Other Matches In Spanish Territory Considered “High Risk”

Posted on by Juan Arango

The ugly shadow of racism and xenophobia are creeping in quickly as the international friendly between Spain and England looms larger.    The Commission Against Violence, Racism, Xenophobia, and Hate in Sport has classified this match to be held in Sevilla … Continue reading

Del Bosque Names Squad For England Friendly

Posted on by George Metellus

Vicente del Bosque has named his squad for the February 11th friendly versus England in Sevilla.  Barcelona players Gerard Piqué & Sergi Busquets got their 1st ever call up for La Furia. Piqué was called up to provide cover in … Continue reading

Messi Saves Barca And Scores 5000th goal

Posted on by Juan Arango

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

Puyol Out For Ten Days

Posted on by Juan Arango

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

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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Copa Del Rey Quarters- Return Leg

Posted on by Juan Arango

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

Maradona Divulges Argentina Call-Up

Posted on by Juan Arango

Diego Maradona called up 22 players for his upcoming friendly against France.  Five players that earn their bacon in Spain were called up by El Diego.  As promised, Lio Messi was part of that list.  Gabriel Heinze and Fernando Gago … Continue reading

Doodle of The Day

Posted on by Juan Arango

¨Five straight wins, in second place, barely get any goals scored, they have Robben, Saint Iker is back, but…right now, it´s more exciting to watch Messi sleeping than towatch Juande´s side play.¨ (Courtesy of Sport) Let us know what you … Continue reading

Boixos Nois To Show Up In Catalan Derby

Posted on by Juan Arango

The infamous ultra-right blaugrana following, the Boixos Nois, said they would be in full force at the upcoming Copa del Rey quarterfinal matchup between Barcelona and Espanyol at the Olimpic Monjuic in what will be officially the teams’ final meeting … Continue reading

Week 19 Fixture

Posted on by Juan Arango

There are really no marquee matchups this week, but if you were forced to really find some, then Barcelona-Deportivo could be a match in which the current league leaders could stumble. 

Copa del Rey Quarters

Posted on by Juan Arango

 The Copa del Rey got its draw for the quarterfinals and there are some intriguing matchups.  Four of the last Copa del Rey winners are still in the race as well as the winningest club in this tournament. Barcelona-Espanyol  The … Continue reading