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Archives: Barcelona

Iconic el Clasico moments: Raul silences Barcelona’s Camp Nou in 1999 [VIDEO]

Posted on by Matt Jones
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While the clutch of the world’s best players in situ at both Barcelona and Real Madrid make “El Clasico” the most hotly anticipated match in the globe today, the rivalry between these two illustrious sides has stretched back over various … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti reveals Real Madrid’s starting eleven for El Clasico

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Following yesterday’s 2-0 victory over Levante, manager Carlo Ancelotti was clearly pleased and is now turning his full attention towards Sunday’s El Clasico showdown against Barcelona. While the performance on Sunday wasn’t perfect, Madrid did play with better movement up … Continue reading

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says the English media misses him

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Luis Suarez has once again voiced his opinion on the English media, just over two weeks after blasting the British press for making false claims against him following Barcelona’s 2-1 victory over Manchester City. Following that contest, several English newspapers reported … Continue reading

Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic doesn’t care where he plays, as long as he is playing

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has said he doesn’t care where manager Luis Enrique chooses to play him, so long as the Croatian is playing in every match. Rakitic joined the Catalan club from Sevilla last summer and has performed well in his first … Continue reading

Neymar expects El Clasico to be like a final and has targeted the treble

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona forward Neymar expects the upcoming El Clasico to be played like a final, and feels his team is strong enough to win the treble this season. Barcelona are currently on top of La Liga after overcoming a four-point deficit … Continue reading

Barcelona midfielder Xavi says he’s glad he didn’t leave club

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez says he’s glad he didn’t leave the club this season. Last summer, the 35-year-old was linked with a move to new MLS franchise New York City FC, as well as the Qatari side Al Arabi. At the time, Barcelona … Continue reading

Background on El Clasico referee assigned to Barcelona-Real Madrid match

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Antonio Mateu Lahoz has been assigned to officiate El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid on March 22nd at the Camp Nou. The 37-year-old Valencian is recognized for his liberal style and letting play flow during matches. Recently, he was appointed by FIFA to … Continue reading

Barcelona’s work is far from done says Luis Enrique

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has stressed his team’s objective is to be in first place at the end of the season despite leapfrogging Real Madrid on the La Liga table yesterday, Since their 1-0 defeat to Real Sociedad, Barcelona has been … Continue reading

Luis Suarez is back at his best and relishing supporting role at Barcelona

Posted on by Matt Jones
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From the second he put pen to paper on a bumper contract with Barcelona last summer, Luis Suarez will have been aware that he was going to play a secondary role at the Nou Camp. The mercurial Lionel Messi is … Continue reading

Barcelona show no signs of letting up after Messi-Suarez duo sink Rayo 6-1

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona continued their fantastic run of form earlier today with a resounding 6-1 victory over Rayo Vallecano. The win, combined with Real Madrid’s 1-0 defeat to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, means Barcelona are now in sole possession of first place in … Continue reading

Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng reveals Barcelona snub

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has revealed Barcelona tried to sign him last summer but the German international decided to remain with the Bundesliga champions. Boateng becomes the second defender in less than a week to confirm he turned down an … Continue reading

Copa del Rey final likely to be staged at the Santiago Bernabeu

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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  The date of the Copa del Rey final to be played between Athletic Bilbao and Barcelona has already been confirmed – May 30th. But the location of the event has yet to be determined. Unlike most European countries, Spain … Continue reading

Barcelona’s Dani Alves close to signing for another club, says player’s agent

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona defender Dani Alves is “close to reaching an agreement with another club”, according to the player’s agent, Dinorah Santana. Alves has been the subject of ongoing transfer speculation since Barcelona have failed to offer the right-back a contract extension. Last week, … Continue reading

Villarreal vs Barcelona; Predicted lineups and team news

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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Barcelona will attempt to seal their Copa del Rey final spot against Villarreal on Wednesday. The Catalans, who have won the competition a record 26 times, have a 3-1 advantage from the first leg and will attempt to consolidate on … Continue reading

Barcelona midfielder Xavi set to join New York City FC in 2016, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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According to the Spanish radio show El Larguero, Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez is set to join New York City FC in 2016. Last summer, reports surfaced linking the Spain international with the new Major League Soccer franchise – as well … Continue reading

Barcelona aware of Villarreal threat heading into Copa del Rey second leg

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has heaped praise on Villarreal prior to Wednesday night’s decisive second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-finals. Villarreal are coming off of an exciting 1-1 draw with league-leaders Real Madrid and have been playing some of … Continue reading

Villarreal motivated by recent results and ready for Barcelona clash on Wednesday

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Villarreal have continued to be one of the more entertaining teams in Spain this season. Following a sixth place finish in 2013-14, second year coach Marcelino has targeted Champions League qualification for the Yellow Submarine, and his side are currently battling … Continue reading

Barcelona home shirt for 2015 leaked featuring ‘revolutionary’ hoops [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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A photograph of Barcelona’s revolutionary home shirt for the 2015/16 season has been leaked on the Internet. At no time during the 115-year history of the club have Barcelona worn hoops. The club’s shirt with its classic vertical scarlet and … Continue reading