The Midfield Battle

The Midfield Battle

FC Barcelona’s midfield has seen many changes during the past year and each midfielder is now fighting for his place. There is one position that has often been lacking competition as the undisputed Sergio Busquets has dominated it, but recently another man has been eyeing the defensive midfield spot. Since Luis Enrique took over, Javier Mascherano once again started playing in midfield with Barcelona for the first time in several years after multiple campaigns in the heart of defense, and the Argentine is giving Busquets a run for his money. Both are excellent in their own game and if I am to give each of them a title, Busquets will be the ‘genius’ and Mascherano will be the ‘warrior’. Read on for more.

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The Front: Mundo Deportivo (2.12.2014)

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THE ERA OF MESSI

Leo marked an era with eight consecutive nominations and aspires to his fifth trophy

Cristiano and the goalkeeper Neuer, the other finalists for the prize at the gala on January 12

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Picture of the day: On tour

Picture of the day: On tour

Barca’s Brazilian boy band had a tour stop in Valencia this weekend.

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Messi in FIFA Ballon D’or 2014 three-man shortlist

Messi in FIFA Ballon D’or 2014 three-man shortlist

Leo Messi has been named alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer in FIFA’s three-man Ballon D’or shortlist for 2014. The winner will be announced on the 12th of January. Read more…

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Match Review: FC Barcelona B 1-2 Albacete Balompié

Match Review: FC Barcelona B 1-2 Albacete Balompié

Barcelona B seem to have hit yet another period of the ‘autumn curse’. Eusebio’s side lost to a valiant Albacete side at the Miniestadi despite going in front just 16 minutes into the match, with the visitors making a brilliant comeback within the space of four minutes to inflict yet another defeat for Barça B, who are now 6 matchdays without a win in the Liga Adelante, and falling steadily down the table. Read more…

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Café con leche: December 1, 2014

Café con leche: December 1, 2014

Everyday Spain’s near 20 million football fans visit their local news stand, pick up their preferred periodical poison and either delight or disgust in the latest happenings of their favorite club. And whether Marca in Madrid or Mundo Deportivo in Catalonia, a café con leche is always part of the morning football ritual. So pour one yourself and find out what’s happening today in Barça nation. Continue reading »

The Front: Mundo Deportivo (1.12.2014)

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GOAL OF THE LEAGUE!

Busquets’ goal in the last second decided the duel in an epic and exciting ending

Barça was more solid and played less football with Busi and Masche together against a dangerous Valencia

A bottle thrown at Messi during the goal celebration

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The Front: Sport (1.12.2014)

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‘BUSI’ MIRACLE

A GOAL FROM BUSQUETS IN THE 93RD MINUTE KEPT BARÇA ALIVE IN THE LEAGUE

The referee cancelled a legal goal from Suárez, but Barća suffered more in the telling

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Cartoon of the Day: Sport

Cartoon of the Day: Sport

VALENCIA 0

BRAVO BUSI! 1

THE RETURN OF BUSISOLUTIONS

BUSQUETS: “Valencia tried everything to take the the points from us… … and I won’t even mention the ref”

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Picture of the day: Mi Rosar10

Picture of the day: Mi Rosar10

Lionel Messi’s newest boots represent his hometown of Rosario, Argentina. The orange represents the colors of his first club in Rosario and the zig-zag pattern represents Leo’s speed and ability to change direction.

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Match Review: Valencia CF 0-1 FC Barcelona

Match Review: Valencia CF 0-1 FC Barcelona

Not a pretty win, but definitely a memorable one. Last night, FC Barcelona became the first team in La Liga to leave the Mestalla with all three points thanks to a 93rd minute volley from Sergio Busquets that clinched the win for the Catalans. Valencia CF had previously won five of their six home games and drew once against Athletic Club, but yesterday’s game saw their streak end at the hands of Luis Enrique and his men.

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The Ratings: Valencia CF 0-1 FC Barcelona

The Ratings: Valencia CF 0-1 FC Barcelona

The Ratings… Everyone’s 2nd favorite part to a post-match analysis, after the Post-Match Review of course. It is now your turn to show us what you think of the players’ performances. Let’s see how you all do!

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The Result: Valencia CF 0-1 FC Barcelona

The Result: Valencia CF 0-1 FC Barcelona

RESULT:

Valencia CF: 0

FC Barcelona: 1

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Live Match Chat: Valencia CF vs FC Barcelona

Live Match Chat: Valencia CF vs FC Barcelona

totalBarça welcomes you all to the Liga game between Valencia CF and FC Barcelona! Are you ready?

Sunday, November 30, 2014 @ 21:00 Barcelona time – Convert to local time

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Café con leche: November 30, 2014

Café con leche: November 30, 2014

Everyday Spain’s near 20 million football fans visit their local news stand, pick up their preferred periodical poison and either delight or disgust in the latest happenings of their favorite club. And whether Marca in Madrid or Mundo Deportivo in Catalonia, a café con leche is always part of the morning football ritual. So pour one yourself and find out what’s happening today in Barça nation.

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The Front: Mundo Deportivo (30.11.2014)

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CULÉ HEART

Messi congratulates Barça, who celebrate their 115th anniversary, and proclaims his loyalty to the azulgrana club

Barça’s campaign, with the ‘C’ over their hearts, for their anniversary

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The Front: Sport (30.11.2014)

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FEARLESS MESSI

Barça will play in the Mestalla with a Leo in a state of grace

BLAUGRANA HEART: “I’m a culé,” affirms the Argentinean the celebrate Barça’s 115th anniversary

Leo Messi sends a message through his Facebook last night to make clear his commitment to Barça and to quiet rumors

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Cartoon of the Day: Sport

Cartoon of the Day: Sport

THE WHITE TEARS FALL ON PLATINI…

PLATINI: “It’s clear that if they deserve a Golden Ball for something… …it’s for crying, in that they are the best.”

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Picture of the day: Cover boy

Picture of the day: Cover boy

Forbes magazine Brasil has determined that Barça’s Neymar Jr. is the most influential celebrity in Brazil. Ten out of the top 20 spots are taken by footballers or former footballers including Dani Alves at number six, as well as former club stars Ronaldo and Romário.

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Match Preview: FC Barcelona B vs Albacete Balompié

Match Preview: FC Barcelona B vs Albacete Balompié

Barcelona B’s target of returning to winning ways this weekend is somewhat lacking originality. Barcelona B haven’t won for a month now, and although the result of Sunday’s game against Albacete Balompié won’t be crucial to the team’s future, finishing the weekend with three points is surely better than finishing it with no points. Read more…

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November 29, 2014

Match Preview: Valencia CF vs FC Barcelona

Café con leche: November 29, 2014

Soc Culér: Barça celebrates 115 years

The Front: Sport (29.11.2014)

The Front: Mundo Deportivo (29.11.2014)

Cartoon of the Day: Sport

Picture of the day: Go Karts


November 28, 2014

How to score 74 Champions League goals

Video of the Day: Messi vs Ney

Café con leche: November 28, 2014

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