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Archives: Barcelona

Pep Guardiola: A Great Manager or A Manager of Great Teams?

Posted on by Miguel Manning
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Despite being the most successful manager in the history of FC Barcelona, there are those who consider the current Bayern Munich manager to be overrated. Guardiola won thirteen trophies in four years as manager of FC Barcelona, including two UEFA … Continue reading

Take the Soccer Trip Of Your Lifetime to See Chelsea-Arsenal, Real Madrid-Barcelona and Man United-Man City

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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World Soccer Talk has teamed up with Fandeavor to bring you an exclusive World Soccer Talk European Experience package so you can see several of the best teams in the world all in person during seven unforgettable days. Your trip … Continue reading

‘Pep Guardiola: Another Way of Winning’ by Guillem Balague: Book Review

Posted on by Todd Simmons
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This morning as the Staten Island ferry docked at its slip in Manhattan, it left behind it a wake of open water through the ice floe that has been building up in the harbor. It is an apt metaphor for … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 21: Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid March On [VIDEO]

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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La Liga’s top three all won at the weekend to leave the Spanish title race too close to call. Barcelona and Real Madrid enjoyed home wins against Malaga and Granada respectively while Atletico Madrid put four past Rayo Vallecano. Barcelona … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 20: Real Madrid Poised as Barca and Atleti Drop More Points [VIDEO]

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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Barcelona and Atletico Madrid both dropped points but Real Madrid won again to close the gap on La Liga’s top two to a point and leave all three clubs embroiled in a three horse-race for the Spanish title.  Barcelona were … Continue reading

UPDATE: Neymar Suffers Ankle Injury That Will Rule Him Out for 3-4 Weeks [GIF]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Barcelona and Brazil star Neymar suffered a serious injury in the Copa del Rey match today against Getafe, and the player will be out of action for 3-4 weeks, but should be back in time for the UEFA Champions League … Continue reading

Could Xavi Be The Next Star to Join MLS After Michael Bradley and Jermain Defoe Signings?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Xavi is considering a move to Major League Soccer after the end of this season, according to several press reports in Europe. The Barcelona midfield star hasn’t addressed the possibility of moving to MLS, but he has said that “Being … Continue reading

La Liga Plans to Launch Annual Tournament In US And Other Countries

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Spain’s La Liga boasts two of three most marketable and recognizable club brands in world soccer. Still, with the exception of Latin America where La Liga enjoys a natural linguistic and cultural advantage, the Premier League has become a much … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona On US TV and Internet: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Programming note: For viewers in the United States, the match is being shown exclusively on beIN SPORT, beIN SPORT Espanol and DishWorld. The pre-match programming begins at 1:55pm ET Saturday. Even if you don’t have a TV subscription to beIN SPORT, … Continue reading

Can Atlético Madrid Beat Barcelona?

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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Since Valencia won La Liga 10 years ago, the title has since switched between El Clásico rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid. With the league having resumed after the winter break, Atlético Madrid are tied with Barcelona with 49 points at … Continue reading

WATCH Top 50 Goals in the History of Barcelona FC [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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YouTuber HQFootball24 has compiled a video compilation that features the top 50 goals scored in the history of Barcelona FC, one of the greatest soccer teams in the world. Sit back and enjoy this 17-minute goalfest. The top 50 goals … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 18: Treble for Alexis as Barca and Atleti Maintain Lead

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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There were wins for Spain’s top three as La Liga resumed after the Christmas and New Year break. Barcelona defeated Elche comfortably, Atletico Madrid won at Malaga and Real Madrid overcame Celta Vigo. Alexis Sanchez took full advantage of the … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Versus Barcelona: The Stage Is Set For La Liga’s First Place Showdown

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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(For US viewers: Atletico Madrid v. Barcelona will be shown LIVE on Saturday, January 11th at 2pm EST on beINSPORT) For the first time in recent history, there’s a fixture on the La Liga schedule worth watching other than ‘El … Continue reading

Chelsea or Manchester United May Play Barcelona In Qatar, While Man City Could Head to UAE

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Either Manchester United or Chelsea may play a February friendly against Barcelona in Qatar, according to a report in the Spanish media. Under Barcelona’s sponsorship agreement with Qatar Sports Investments, the Spanish club is being encouraged to play a high-profile … Continue reading

Who Deserves to Win the 2013 Ballon d’Or? Leo Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo or Franck Ribery?

Posted on by Jason Gomez
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The Ballon d’Or is perhaps the most prestigious individual award in the sports realm. Every player in the world is eligible to be nominated, and any of these players can win so long as he fulfills one requirement: be the … Continue reading

Neymar and Thomas Muller Show Off Their Soccer Skills In New German Car Commercial [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Thomas Muller and Neymar star in a new German car TV commercial where they get to show off their soccer skills inside a building. The Bayern Munich midfielder/forward and Barcelona striker go head-to-head in a competitive game of who can … Continue reading

Paris Saint-Germain Consider Signing Leo Messi and Triggering His €250m Release Clause

Posted on by Alex Muller
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French media are reporting that Paris Saint-Germain are weighing up the option of placing a bid for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, which means that PSG would need to pay the €250million release clause to land the world’s best footballer. The report … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 17: Pedro’s Treble as Barca Hit Five

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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Barcelona and Atletico Madrid both had to come from behind to win their respective matches in the final game week before the mid-season break. As a result, the two clubs remain level on points at the top of La Liga, … Continue reading