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Before the current La Liga Champion and Runner up meet for the Copa del Rey Quarterfinal series, we give to you some interesting facts regarding their matchups.
Being one of Spain's most anticipated rivalries, Barcelona and Atletico will start defining one of the semi-finalists for this year's Copa del Rey. Both clubs made it to the next stage in last season's tournament, meaning this year history cannot repeat itself. If stats had any say in this matter, who would be the fittest to make it to the next round? Check the facts and decide for yourself.
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Josep Maria Bartomeu revealed in an interview that FIFA's President wants to meet with Barca's officers so they can tackle the issue 'before it's too late'.
Barcelona's President Josep Maria Bartomeu blasted FIFA's approach on La Masia's situation, and demanded Joseph Blatter to take matters into his own hands. The Blaugrana executive believes the sanction is "excessive and unfair" to the club, assuring they will fight to have the ban removed shortly.
"FIFA are getting nervous and not because I didn't go to the Ballon d'Or gala, but... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will play Elche in the second leg of their Copa Del Rey 2014-15 matchup on January 15th. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Elche vs Barcelona below.
With a heavy aggregate of 5-0, Elche will try to make Barcelona's trip to the Copa del Rey quarterfinals a not so plesant one when they meet on Thursday at Martinez Valero Stadium. Los Culés may take this opportunity to rest some players and give others the chance to fight for a starting spot in Luis Enrique's lineup.
Elche's coach Fran Escribá requested the team's owners not to... Read the rest of the article »
Atletico Madrid has proven to be a complicated team to beat. How can they outperform Barcelona in the middle of a apparent Blaugrana crisis?
Atletico Madrid will visit Barcelona's Camp Nou with the chance of extending their complicated start in La Liga for 2015. Last year, Simeone's crew managed to top Barcelona in the Spanish top-flight, pulling off a stunning performance in the league's final game that signified Atletico's first title in almost 20 years. With Messi and coach Luis Enrique allegedly angry with each other, Atletico... Read the rest of the article »
According to sources, the English club is willing to pay Barcelona the huge 250M Euro transfer fee in order to sign the Argentinian superstar.
Rumors keep circulating about Lionel Messi's future away from Barcelona, sending the Argentinian player to the Premier League. English club Chelsea would be the preferred destination of those rumors, since some sources indicate the club's owner, Roman Abramovich, is willing to pay the huge 250 million euros requested by Los Blaugranas to transfer the powerhouse player.
After the recent turmoil... Read the rest of the article »
While the Spanish coach stated he feels 'supported' by the team's officers, sources indicate Neymar had to break a fight between the coach and Messi during Friday's training session.
Barcelona's current moment has sparked several rumors surrounding the team involving Argentinian striker Lionel Messi and Spanish coach Luis Enique, who have been pointed out to be having problems for quite some time now not only with Messi, but with several key players of Barca's golden era such as Xavi, Iniesta and Piqué.
Spanish newspaper Marca revealed an argument between the two... Read the rest of the article »
The French defender stated he did not feel the same way about playing the game for some time, even though he felt fit to continue doing so.
French defender Eric Abidal,who recently announced his retirement from professional football, stated today he took this decision based on how he felt about playing the game. Despite being in top form after beating liver cancer, the former Barcelona left back revealed he did not enjoy playing football that much in order to continue doing it for the next two or three years.
"When you are... Read the rest of the article »
Reports indicate the German sponsor would fund Chelsea's bid to get the Argentinian player to the Premier League leaders next year.
Following praises by his former Barcelona team-mate Cesc Fabregas, rumors indicate Lionel Messi would be considering a move from his only professional club to play in the English Premier League. Apparently, Messi entered into a cash dispute with Los Blaugranas, which would have made him consider switching sides next summer.
Fueling up rumors about a possible switch, Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan striker scored the second goal for Los Blaugranas, while Lionel Messi scored another brace playing at Camp Nou.
Barcelona managed to end the first half of the season in top form, winning against Cordoba with a comfortable 5-0 score. Los Blaugranas built on Pedro's first minute strike to control the game, which presented the lowest attendance for a Barcelona game played at Camp Nou.
After the break, Luis Suarez scored his first goal with Barcelona playing in La Liga, following a great combination between... Read the rest of the article »
The French defender stated he has two offers to manage youth teams, one with Olympiakos, and the other with his former club. Barcelona
French defender Eric Abidal announced his retirement in a press conference today. The former Barcelona player, winner of four La Liga titles and two Champions League trophies with Los Blaugranas, confirmed his decision due to "personal reasons".
"I have decided to end my professional career here at Olympiakos. I told this to the team's president two months ago, and I promised... Read the rest of the article »
The three South American players scored for the first time in the same game to lead Barcelona past Paris Saint Germain in Group F.
Despite conceding an early goal to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Barcelona managed to come back and outscore PSG with a 3-1 score. Los Blaugranas enjoyed the first game with goals by their MSN attack (Messi, Suarez, Neymar), and made it through to the Round of 16 stage in Group F.
Paris Saint Germain arrived to this match leading their Group, and needed to keep their unbeaten streak to cling to that spot.... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish goalkeeper stated Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich are the most dangerous teams for them in the European competition.
During a presentation with one of his sponsors, Iker Casillas revealed he doesn't consider Barcelona will fight for the UEFA Champions League this season. The Spanish shot-stopper stated he believes other teams could pose a bigger threat for Los Blancos, who will try to become the first team with back-to-back titles under the current format.
"In our league I believe that Barcelona and Atletico... Read the rest of the article »
Ths December 3, watch Barcelona visiting a 6,000 seat stadium against Segunda B outfit Huesca, that will try to pull the upset of the century against the laureated Luis Enrique squad.
The Spanish Copa del Rey will bring this Wednesday one of those matches that could give a big surprise to fans around the world. Segunda B's Huesca will try to pull an upset such as that by Alcorcon in 2009 against Real Madrid, when they face FC Barcelona, that will give some players that have not enjoyed enough playing time a chance to show their class for Los Blaugranas.
SD Huesca's first... Read the rest of the article »
Sources indicate that Josep Maria Bartomeu, Barcelona's president, has approved the project and is happy with the new design.
Sources indicate Barcelona's new uniform could be a clear offense to their 115 year history. Controversy emerged today when a Barcelona newspaper revealed the club's jerseys for the 2015-16 season, in which the first kit would feature horizontal red and blue stripes for the first time.
The second kit would have the same colors as the Catalunyan senyera, yellow and red, but the red stripes... Read the rest of the article »
The former Arsenal defender has not been able to make his debut with Los Blaugranas, since he has not been fit to play ever since he arrived to the club.
Thomas Vermaelen's debut with Barcelona may have to wait until the 2015-16 season. The Belgian defender, who played his final league game with Arsenal last season, will have to undergo surgery to his right leg, and will be forced to work off the pitch for the next four months, Barcelona's medical services revealed today.
The former Arsenal player will be operated in Finland, having laureated... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian superstar scored after 38 minutes against APOEL, surpassing the Spanish Real Madrid striker Raul and beating Cristiano Ronaldo for the record.
He's finally done it! Lionel Messi broke Raul's UEFA Champions League record today against APOEL Nicosia. The Argentinian has scored 72 goals with Barcelona in the European competition, and managed to beat Cristiano Ronaldo in their particular record-breaking feud.
Messi managed to score the second goal for Barcelona against the Cypriot side, eighteen minutes after Luis Suarez scored his first... Read the rest of the article »
Watch heavily favored Barcelona visit Cypriot side APOEL in a meeting that could determine the fate of each team for this season's European competitions.
Matchday 5 of the UEFA Champions League will bring us an exciting match in Cyprus. Home side APOEL will host Barcelona, a team with high hopes after their 5-1 victory in La Liga against Sevilla, where they saw Argentinian Lionel Messi becoming the Spanish league's all time top scorer. Both teams need three points to keep some options in their near future.
The Cypriot side have only managed to... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish coach spoke prior to their fifth Group stage match against APOEL, hinting they will fight hard to regain the group's top spot.
After last Saturday's match against Sevilla, it seems that Barcelona will regain their previous form. Nevertheless, coach Luis Enrique knows this will not be the only hard time his team will have to endure this season, and because of that, tomorrow's match against APOEL with give them a chance to build something good for their immediate future.
"I hope I'm wrong, but this will not be the... Read the rest of the article »
The former Real Madrid and Barcelona striker stated that Cristiano Ronaldo is having an outstanding year, and it would be unfair not to give him the award.
In a time period where everyone is voicing their thoughts about who will be crowned as the Best Player of the World, Brazilian legend Ronaldo stated he believes Cristiano Ronaldo would be the right candidate to win it. The two-time Ballon D'Or winner compared CR7's season with Lionel Messi's performance, establishing a difference between the players.
"I think Ronaldo will win it again this... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian midfielder stated he trusts Lionel Messi will keep playing with Los Blaugranas, despite rumors that place him away from Camp Nou.
Perhaps one of Lionel Messi's best friends is Javier Mascherano. After the controversy sparked by the player's statement regarding a possible departure from Barcelona, "El Jefecito" disregarded those rumors by saying he thinks Messi is quite comfortable at Camp Nou.
"I've always heard nothing but praises. He has thanked Barcelona everytime he's been given a chance. Where have... Read the rest of the article »