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Gerardo Martino Steps Down as Barcelona Manager After Atletico Madrid Win La Liga Title

Posted on by Alex Muller

Gerardo Martino has stepped down as manager of FC Barcelona. According to a brief statement issued by Barcelona, Martino will leave the club by mutual constent. The decision was made shortly after Atletico Madrid tied Barcelona 1-1 at Camp Nou, … Continue reading

Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid, La Liga Title Decider: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The entire La Liga season comes down to one game today to decide who will be crowned champions of the 2013/14 season. Atletico Madrid, who have had an incredible season under manager Diego Simeone, need only a draw or a victory to break the … Continue reading

The Top 5 Must-See Soccer Games On TV This Weekend

Posted on by Matt Jones

How often do we hear that old cliche in soccer, “this is our cup final”? A vital game, in which winning is the only option; nothing else will do. As we approach the final knockings of the European domestic campaign, … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 37: Spanish Title Chase Goes to the Wire Between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona

Posted on by Michael Barnes

Atletico Madrid were unable to overcome Malaga and Barcelona were similarly frustrated at Elche as the race to win La Liga remained unsettled after the weekend’s action. Real Madrid’s faint title hopes evaporated as they were beaten 2-0 at Celta … Continue reading

Bacary Sagna Could Be the Perfect Replacement For PSG-Bound Dani Alves at Barcelona

Posted on by Tom Gatehouse

Barcelona’s long-serving right-back Dani Alves is reportedly on the verge of joining Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), with L’Equipe reporter Jerome Touboul claiming the Brazilian is ’99.9% certain’ to join the French champions in the summer. This move could well be the catalyst for … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 36: Shock Defeat for Atletico as Barcelona and Real Madrid Stumble

Posted on by Michael Barnes

The Spanish championship race took another twist as Atletico Madrid slipped to a surprise defeat at Levante. Neither of their title challengers were able to take full advantage, Barcelona drawing 2-2 with Getafe and Real Madrid held to the same … Continue reading

Why We Should Care About “We Are All Monkeys,” Even If It Was A PR Campaign

Posted on by Robert Hay

It is easy to be cynical in the modern sports era, so it is easy to have doubts about the spontaneously wonderful viral social media campaign “We Are All Monkeys”.  The campaign sprung up last weekend after a banana was … Continue reading

7 Transfer Targets For Barcelona to Consider

Posted on by Solomon Dubner

Barcelona’s 2-2 draw against Getafe on Saturday was a big blow to the Catalan giant’s title hopes. Given their performances in domestic and international competition this year, FC Barcelona could use new signings to upgrade their aging core. Combine this … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 35: Barcelona Win For Tito Vilanova

Posted on by Michael Barnes

Just two days after the death of Tito Vilanova, Barcelona staged a remarkable comeback to beat Villarreal but Atletico Madrid remain on course to become Spanish champions after a narrow win over Valencia. Atleti are four points ahead of Barca … Continue reading

Former Barcelona Head Coach Tito Vilanova Dies Aged 45

Posted on by Christopher Harris
Tito Vilanova

Former Barcelona Head Coach Tito Vilanova has died, aged 45. The tragic news was announced by Barcelona football club today after the coach succumbed to throat cancer. In 2012, the club announced that Vilanova was suffering from throat cancer for … Continue reading

Bayern Munich Head Coach Pep Guardiola is A Genius Driven to Perfection

Posted on by Luke Taylor

Currently, Pep Guardiola is one of greatest managers on the planet, if not the greatest. He dominated world soccer, taking Barcelona to new heights and possibly turning them into one of the most dominant and greatest teams the world has … Continue reading

Barcelona Home and Away Shirts For 2014/15 Season: Leaked [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Alex Muller

Images of Barcelona’s home and away shirts for the 2014/15 season have been leaked on the Internet. Barcelona’s home shirt for next season is a combination of a retro and modern design. The retro feel is a result of the … Continue reading

Where to Find Real Madrid-Barcelona Copa del Rey Final On US TV & Internet

Posted on by Siddharth Dhruva
Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona - Copa del Rey Final

Cristiano Ronaldo has been ruled out of today’s Copa del Rey final against Barcelona. The game, which will be televised live in the United States on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 3pm ET, should be yet another intense encounter between … Continue reading

WATCH Manchester United vs Bayern Munich and Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid, 1st Leg Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

In both of the opening quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League tonight, the final scores were the same. The stage is now set for the second legs to be played next week, but if you missed the games or you … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 30: Barca Bounce Back as Sevilla Derail Madrid

Posted on by Michael Barnes

Real Madrid suffered a second successive defeat, losing at Sevilla as Atletico Madrid and Barcelona both gained victories to pull clear of Los Blancos in the Spanish title race, but Barca’s success was marred by a serious injury to goalkeeper Victor Valdes. … Continue reading

Why Pep Guardiola Is One Of The Best Managers in the World

Posted on by James Ferrier

“We are sons of the Dream Team, trying to emulate them,” — a quote used from Pep Guardiola in 2009 to describe the Barcelona team he took over from Frank Rijkaard a year before. The quote was directed towards the ‘dream … Continue reading

Messi’s World Cup

Posted on by Alex Muller

Lionel Messi is the greatest player of his generation. The diminutive forward has guided Barcelona to some of the most fruitful years in their history. With six La Liga titles, three Champions Leagues, and a Balon d’Or, there is nothing … Continue reading

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 29: Barca Back in Business in Super Clasico

Posted on by Michael Barnes

An incident-packed Clasico saw Barcelona edge Real Madrid by the odd goal in seven to close the gap at the top of La Liga to a point while Atletico won at Real Betis as the Spanish title race took another … Continue reading