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Archives: Barcelona

Osasuna vs Barcelona, Leo Messi Makes His Return From Injury; Live on beIN SPORT: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Leo Messi is expected to make his return for Barcelona today after recovering from injury, where he and his teammates are set to play against Osasuna. Today’s La Liga match kicks off at 2pm ET on beIN SPORT and beIN … Continue reading

Barcelona’s Leo Messi Out for 2-3 Weeks With Hamstring Injury

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Barcelona’s Leo Messi will be out of action for two to three weeks after injuring his hamstring yesterday against Almeria. The hamstring injury will force Messi to miss Barcelona’s next two games — against Celtic in the UEFA Champions League, … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 6: Barcelona and Atletico Madrid Are In Charge of La Liga

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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Barcelona and Atletico Madrid both made it six wins out of six and, with Real Madrid also winning, there was no change at the top of La Liga after the midweek matches in Spain. Barcelona answered recent criticism of coach … Continue reading

The Top 20 Greatest Soccer Club Teams Of All Time, Complete With Video Evidence

Posted on by Josh Harris
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Four Four Two magazine just released their list of the top 20 greatest club sides ever. To help take a walk down memory lane, or to revisit these wonderful teams, we’ve incorporated video footage of each club. Here’s our guide … Continue reading

A Tale Of Two Clubs: How Ajax Are In Decline While Barcelona Continue Their Rise

Posted on by Alex Baker
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AFC Ajax and FC Barcelona — has there ever been a pair of clubs, not from the same country, whose legacies and histories are so intertwined? Ajax, the Dutch masters of the 1970s, the team that invented Total Football and … Continue reading

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Lionel Messi Scores An Inch-Perfect Free Kick to Give Barcelona the Lead Against Ajax [GIF]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Lionel Messi opened up the scoring tonight for Barcelona in their UEFA Champions League match against Ajax. Messi’s inch-perfect free kick was curled in, hit the post and then banged into the back of the net to help Barcelona take … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 4: Bale’s Debut Goal Not Enough as Atletico and Barca Lead The Way

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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Gareth Bale marked his Real Madrid debut with a goal, but his new club failed to match Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, who both extended their winning start to the campaign to four games. Following victories for the Catalans and Los … Continue reading

Barcelona 3-2 Sevilla: Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Barcelona managed to maintain their 100% record in La Liga today, securing a 3-2 victory against Sevilla despite letting a two-goal lead slip. Plus, on top of all that, Sevilla had a goal that was incorrectly disallowed earlier in the game. … Continue reading

Barcelona Third Shirt for the 2013-14 Season: Leaked [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Photographs of Barcelona’s third shirt for the 2013-14 season have been leaked on the Internet. Designed by Nike, Barcelona’s third shirt for this season will be black with a yellow stripe down each side of the shirt. The back of … Continue reading

Watch ‘Around Pep Guardiola,’ A Documentary About His Rise to Fame At Barcelona [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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We all know the history of Pep Guardiola, the gifted Spaniard who rose to fame as a footballer and manager at Barcelona, becoming the youngest manager ever to win the UEFA Champions League. But what we haven’t seen much of … Continue reading

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Pep Guardiola Was A ‘Spineless Coward’ at Barcelona: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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In his new autobiography, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has come out on the attack against Pep Guardiola — specifically about Barcelona’s semi-final exit in the Champions League to Jose Mourinho’s Inter Milan side in 2010. Ibrahimovic says he confronted Guardiola in the … Continue reading

Valencia 2-3 Barcelona Match Highlights; Lionel Messi Scores A Hat Trick [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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In what has been one of the most entertaining matches of the 2013/14 season so far, Barcelona scored three goals courtesy of Lionel Messi to grab an away win against Valencia at Mestalla Stadium. It looked like a walk in … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 2: Narrow Wins for Real Madrid and Barcelona

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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Barcelona and Real Madrid had slender 1-0 away wins in Andalucia to leave both giants among five clubs with maximum points after two weeks of the new La Liga season. The Catalans, without Lionel Messi, won at Malaga thanks to … Continue reading

Seven-Up for Barcelona As La Liga Returns: La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 1

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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Barcelona put seven past Levante, while Real Madrid recovered from a shaky start to beat Real Betis as the 2013/14 Primera Liga season got underway in Spain this past weekend. Villarreal celebrated their return to the top flight with a … Continue reading

La Liga Season Preview: Martino and Ancelotti On Their Marks as La Liga Race Begins

Posted on by Michael Barnes
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The 2013/14 season of La Liga kicks off this weekend. Champions Barcelona once again prepare to start the campaign with a new coach. Argentine Gerardo Martino took over at Camp Nou in less than ideal circumstances after Tito Vilanova was … Continue reading

Watch Leo Messi In ‘The New Speed Of Light’ Film [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
Lionel Messi in Barcelona for Adidas boot launch Produced by Iris Culture 16/5/13

To promote his newest line of adizero f50 Messi football boots from adidas, Leo Messi recently put on a cutting-edge LED light suit to showcase his soccer moves, touch and speed. The short film, entitled ‘The New Speed Of Light,’ … Continue reading

Cesc Fabregas Is Staying at Barcelona, Says New Manager Gerardo Martino

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Barcelona presented new manager Gerardo Martino to the media today to replace Tito Vilanova, and one of the first things the new Barca coach did was to set the record straight regarding Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas. Martino said: “I’m not … Continue reading

Barcelona Appoint Gerardo Martino As Successor to Tito Vilanova: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Tata will replace Tito. Barcelona have appointed Gerardo “Tata” Martino as the successor to Tito Vilanova. The new Barca manager was recommended by Lionel Messi after impressing at Argentine club Newell’s Old Boys both as a player and manager. Read … Continue reading