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Barcelona vs. Juventus, UEFA Champions League Final: TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

In the final game of the 2014/15 European soccer season, all eyes turn to Berlin as the German capital prepares to host the UEFA Champions League final. Italian giant Juventus and Spanish powerhouse Barcelona, two historically dominant clubs, square off to … Continue reading

Barcelona vs. Juventus predicted lineups and team news: UEFA Champions League Final

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah

Barcelona play Juventus at the Berlin Stadium in Germany on Saturday in the much anticipated 2015 UEFA Champions League final. For viewers in the United States, the game is being shown live on FOX. Kickoff time is 2:45pm ET. Both … Continue reading

Barcelona reach five-year agreement with Sevilla winger Aleix Vidal, say report

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Sevilla winger Aleix Vidal has agreed to join Barcelona on a five-year deal, according to the Catalan daily SPORT. The transfer will be made official next week and is believed to worth £7.2 million. Vidal will not be fully incorporated … Continue reading

Luis Suarez is the key to Barcelona victory in Champions League final

Posted on by Matt Jones
Barcelona's Suarez celebrates after scoring a goal against Real Madrid during their Spanish first division "Clasico" soccer match at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona

For the reams of positive words that have been penned about Barcelona in the build-up to Saturday’s Champions League final, Luis Enrique’s team aren’t totally immaculate. They’ve actually slipped up in recent weeks. After going 2-1 ahead against Bayern Munich … Continue reading

Juventus are the best equipped team in Europe to halt Barcelona’s attacking quality

Posted on by Matt Jones
Real Madrid CF v Juventus  - UEFA Champions League Semi Final

There’s an opinion building that Juventus, pursuing the third European Cup win in their history, are destiny’s team this season. The Italian champions’ run to the Berlin final has rightly been lauded and there’s no denying that along the way … Continue reading

Champions League Final Preview: Underestimate Juventus at your peril

Posted on by Joe Mangiacasale

Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final will undoubtedly use up a lot of the same old soccer clichés. It will likely be billed as “The battle between two polar opposites,” comparing the free scoring and adventurous Barcelona against the stubborn but defensive Juventus. … Continue reading

Manchester United target Aymeric Laporte focused on Copa del Rey final

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte is focused on tomorrow’s Copa del Rey final against Barcelona despite speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United. The 21-year-old centre-back is one of the hottest properties in Europe, with the likes of Real … Continue reading

Copa del Rey Final Preview: Odds stacked in Barcelona’s favor against Athletic Club

Posted on by Matt Jones

Athletic Club have always held a reputation for being the romanticists’ team in Spanish soccer. The Basque club are an illustrious, decorated outfit, with a rich history and a unique cantera selection policy. But the disparity between their eight league … Continue reading

Barcelona confirm Luis Suarez is fit for Saturday’s Copa del Rey final

Posted on by Peter Quinn
FC Barcelona Training Session

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has confirmed that Luis Suarez is fit to face Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday (live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes in the United States). The Uruguayan has not featured for La … Continue reading

Barcelona taking precaution with Luis Suarez leading up to Copa del Rey final

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Barcelona are taking no risks with Luis Suarez leading up to their Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao on Saturday (live on ESPN2 in the United States). The Uruguayan has not returned to first team training since picking up … Continue reading

Dani Alves will announce his future plans after the Champions League final

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Barcelona defender Dani Alves says he will not announce a decision on his future until after the Champions League final. But as it stands now, the right-back has one foot out the door of the Camp Nou. The Brazilian held … Continue reading

Barcelona officially reveal controversial new kit for 2015-16 season [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Barcelona has revealed their new Nike kit for next season which features hoops rather than the club’s iconic vertical stripes. The new design was leaked months ago and was greeted by immediate disapproval from supporters. But Nike and Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu … Continue reading

Barcelona set to open its first youth camp in Sochi, Russia

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Barcelona will open its first youth camp in Russia, specifically Sochi, on June 12th. The FCB Escola will be the only official one on Russian soil during the summer and will be open to youngsters between 6 and 13 years of … Continue reading

Xavi set to start on Saturday while Thomas Vermaelen will make his Barcelona debut

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has confirmed that Xavi Hernandez will start his final La Liga game at the Camp Nou, while Thomas Vermaelen will also make his debut for La Blaugrana. However, it is still unknown whether or not the … Continue reading

Dani Alves set to leave Barcelona on a free transfer, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Barcelona defender Dani Alves has not been able to agree to a new contract with the club and will hold a press conference on Tuesday to announce his decision to leave on a free transfer, according to the Spanish radio network … Continue reading

Xavi Hernandez confirms Barcelona departure this summer

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has confirmed his departure from the Catalan club and will join the Qatari side Al-Sadd this summer. While in Qatar, the former Spain international will study for his coaching badges at the Aspire Academy. Speaking at … Continue reading

Johan Cruyff finds it ridiculous Real Madrid have won the league once in 7 years

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Johan Cruyff

Legendary Dutch player and coach Johan Cruyff has never been one to shy away from sharing his opinion. In an article published in De Telegraf, the former Barcelona manager criticized Real Madrid for their recent run of form in La … Continue reading