Cafe con Leche: Debate time!

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Shots are fired!

The debate between the 4 election candidates was a spectacle to behold as everything, from the Neymar case to La Masia, was discussed with great intensity and enthusiasm. All the candidates were very involved and with the ex-board mired in so much controversy, the topics up for debate were always going to stir the candidates. The debate was split up into four major components: Evaluation of the board, sports performance , economic stakes and social section. Let’s look at each section in a little more detail:

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Café con leche: One day to go…

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Counting down…

Preseason starts tomorrow for the treble winners, and slowly, Luis Enrique and his staff are grinding out the final details. Early birds or not, 12 first team players, Luis Suárez, Rafinha, Douglas, Sergi Roberto, Adriano, Vermaelen, Mathieu, Masip, Arda Turan, Sandro, Munir, and Alen Halilović (now a first team player according to his contract), will have to turn holiday mode off and report for duty at the Ciutat Esportiva at 8:00 am. These players will have cardio and effort tests during the day, and once medical and physical examinations are over, they will have the first training session of 2015/16 under the orders of Luis Enrique at 7:00 pm.

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Picture of the day: Farewell, Iker

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Yesterday, July 11, marked the five year anniversary of Spain’s World Cup win in South Africa. The gentlemen above, Carles Puyol, Xavi Hernández, and Iker Casillas, were instrumental in winning that trophy. All three gentleman have now moved on from their long-time teams, the difference being that Puyol and Xavi were feted and celebrated and given the send-offs they deserved, while Casillas is being all but thrown out the back door by his club. Makes you even prouder to be a culé, doesn’t it?

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