/ 45 days ago

Adding to Barcelona woes: Joan Laporta investigated for bribery

Spanish media reports indicate that Barcelona's president, Joan Laporta, is currently under investigation as part of the 'Negreira' case, which revolves around alleged payments to referees and bribery. Originally, the case focused on payments between 2014 and 2018. At that time, Sandro Rosell and Jose Maria Bartomeu served as the chief executives of Barcelona. However, […]


/ 122 days ago

Barcelona president slams Ronaldo and others for Saudi moves

The Saudi Arabians are presently causing chaos in the soccer world by making record transfer bids and offering unprecedented wages. In January of this year, Cristiano Ronaldo made a move to Saudi Pro League side Al-Nassr. Since then, other prominent European players like Karim Benzema have also joined the Middle Eastern country. This trend emerged […]


/ 130 days ago

Barcelona receives financial windfall: Will it help register arrivals?

The past years of financial hardship led to major consequences at Barcelona and its attempts to register any new arrivals. Lionel Messi had to leave, the club's purchasing power waned and performances on the field dipped. The Catalans' fortunes have improved recently, though. It won LaLiga and the Spanish Super Cup in the 2022/23 campaign. […]


/ 156 days ago

Barcelona signings made possible as Laporta secures bank loan

Barcelona, like all other professional clubs, ended its fiscal 2022/23 year today. It has been mired in a reorganization plan. The result of this is saving well over $200 million in cost savings. That comes from the sale of assets for an undisclosed, but surely sizeable, sum this year. The board of directors, led by […]


/ 230 days ago

Barcelona's Laporta calls Real Madrid the 'team of the regime'

In a press conference defending his club in its referee payment scandal, Barcelona president Joan Laporta picked a new target, Real Madrid. Laporta said Los Blancos are historic favorites when it comes to refereeing decisions. Moreover, Laporta claimed Real Madrid are only pushing for action against Barcelona to weaken the Blaugrana's standing in the league. […]


/ 268 days ago

Barcelona face corruption charges for payments to former ref

Spanish prosecutors have officially filed corruption charges against Barcelona and their two former presidents. The club, under the leadership of Sandro Rosell and Josep Maria Bartomeu, allegedly made payments to former LaLiga referee Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira over a 17-year period. Along with being a former Spanish league referee, Negreira was also the vice president […]


/ 285 days ago

LaLiga boss calls for Barcelona president to quit over corruption

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has claimed that Barcelona boss Joan Laporta should resign if he can't offer a valid explanation over corruption and referee payments. The Spanish club has come under fire for paying a former vice president of the Referees Committee in the country. José María Enríquez Negreira, who was also previously a LaLiga […]


/ 837 days ago

The downfall of Barcelona: How debt and transfers cost Messi

Lionel Messi's move to Paris Saint Germain rocked the sports world. A sad, but necessary, move to try to reduce Barcelona's dire situation of being $1.5 billion debt. Paris came to a standstill to welcome the Argentine. FC Barcelona did not have the winger as a first-team player for the first time in 16 years. […]