The totalBarça Project: UNICEF Contribution #7

The totalBarça Project: UNICEF Contribution #7

totalBarça is pleased to announce that it has contributed its seventh donation to UNICEF in the amount of $500 via The totalBarca Project.  This brings our tally to $3,500 in a span of just 18 months!

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Contest: The return of Leo

Contest: The return of Leo

We have all missed Lionel Messi and his return to health and form are on all our minds.  We wish him tremendous luck in 2014 and beyond!  In celebrating his return, totalBarça and 3Nil have teamed up to host a giveaway contest.  More  details after the jump:

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The totalBarça Project: UNICEF Contribution #6

The totalBarça Project: UNICEF Contribution #6

totalBarça is pleased to announce that it has contributed its sixth donation to UNICEF in the amount of $500 via The totalBarca Project.  This brings our tally to $2,500 in a span of just 15 months!

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Happy birthday, totalBarça!

Happy birthday, totalBarça!

Exactly one year ago, totalBarça set out as a team and fan community to fulfill a vision known as The totalBarça Project.  Today, on totalBarça’s fourth birthday, we continue to pursue this and show our true colours by supporting the values that are Barça.

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Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

totalBarça presents Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game.  Brought to you by Footynews!

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your Blaugrana insight by cracking the code of Barça’s coaching.  It’s time for you to…

Predict FC Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

For upcoming match: FC Barcelona vs Sevilla

More game and prize details after the jump. 

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Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

totalBarça presents Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game.  Brought to you by Footynews!

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your Blaugrana insight by cracking the code of Barça’s coaching.  It’s time for you to…

Predict FC Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

For upcoming match: Valencia vs FC Barcelona

More game and prize details after the jump. 

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Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

totalBarça presents Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game.  Brought to you by Footynews!

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your Blaugrana insight by cracking the code of Barça’s coaching.  It’s time for you to…

Predict FC Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

For upcoming match: FC Barcelona vs Atl. Madrid

More game and prize details after the jump. 

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Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

totalBarça presents Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game.  Brought to you by Footynews!

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your Blaugrana insight by cracking the code of Barça’s coaching.  It’s time for you to…

Predict FC Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

For upcoming match: Malaga vs FC Barcelona

More game and prize details after the jump. 

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We’ve got mail: Is that Pique?

We’ve got mail: Is that Pique?

When it comes to sporting brands, everyone has their favourites. We don’t discriminate too much at totalBarça. If it has Blaugrana, we’ll likely share it with you.

In this edition of We’ve got mail, a recent Nike ad that went viral is not only inspiring but also has Pique in it as the only footballing representative in the spot.

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Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

totalBarça presents Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game.  Brought to you by Footynews!

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your Blaugrana insight by cracking the code of Barça’s coaching.  It’s time for you to…

Predict FC Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

For upcoming match: Atl. Madrid vs FC Barcelona

More game and prize details after the jump. 

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Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

totalBarça presents Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game.  Brought to you by Footynews!

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your Blaugrana insight by cracking the code of Barça’s coaching.  It’s time for you to…

Predict FC Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

For upcoming match: FC Barcelona vs Levante

More game and prize details after the jump. 

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Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your psychological insight by cracking the code of Barça’s coaching:

Predict FC Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

For upcoming match:Malaysia XI vs FC Barcelona

This is not (as in: N-O-T) a place for discussion on team tactics or personal player preferences. You just give the system and the 11 names you think will start the game. Lineups posted in the comments sections will not be considered as valid entries for the game.

Join us after the jump to take part in Coach Culé.

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Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your psychological insight by cracking the code of Barça’s coaching:

Predict FC Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

For upcoming match:Thailand vs FC Barcelona

This is not (as in: N-O-T) a place for discussion on team tactics or personal player preferences. You just give the system and the 11 names you think will start the game. Lineups posted in the comments sections will not be considered as valid entries for the game.

Join us after the jump to take part in Coach Culé.

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Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your psychological insight by cracking the code of Barça’s coaching:

Predict FC Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

For upcoming match:FC Barcelona vs Santos

This is not (as in: N-O-T) a place for discussion on team tactics or personal player preferences. You just give the system and the 11 names you think will start the game. Lineups posted in the comments sections will not be considered as valid entries for the game.

Join us after the jump to take part in Coach Culé.

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Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your psychological insight by cracking the code of Barça’s coaching:

Predict FC Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

For upcoming match:Lechia Gdansk vs FC Barcelona

This is not (as in: N-O-T) a place for discussion on team tactics or personal player preferences. You just give the system and the 11 names you think will start the game. Lineups posted in the comments sections will not be considered as valid entries for the game.

Join us after the jump to take part in Coach Culé.

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Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your psychological insight by cracking the code of Barça’s coaching:

Predict FC Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

For upcoming match:Valerenga vs FC Barcelona

This is not (as in: N-O-T) a place for discussion on team tactics or personal player preferences. You just give the system and the 11 names you think will start the game. Lineups posted in the comments sections will not be considered as valid entries for the game.

Join us after the jump to take part in Coach Culé.

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Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your psychological insight by cracking the code of Barça’s coaching:

Predict FC Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona

This is not (as in: N-O-T) a place for discussion on team tactics or personal player preferences. You just give the system and the 11 names you think will start the game. Lineups posted in the comments sections will not be considered as valid entries for the game.

Join us after the jump to take part in Coach Culé.

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Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

Coach Culé: The Ultimate Prediction Game

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your psychological insight by cracking the code of Barça’s coaching:

Predict FC Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

This is not (as in: N-O-T) a place for discussion on team tactics or personal player preferences. You just give the system and the 11 names you think will start the game. Lineups posted in the comments sections will not be considered as valid entries for the game.

Join us after the jump to take part in Coach Culé.

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Return of The Ultimate Prediction Game

Return of The Ultimate Prediction Game

We have worked hard, flexed our programming muscle and are now ready to present to everyone the return of what was once known as totalBarça’s Ultimate Prediction Game. The match line-up prediction game returns as Coach Culé and we are very pleased to finally release it to the totalBarça community once again!

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We’ve got mail: FCBarça Zimbabwe

We’ve got mail: FCBarça Zimbabwe

It feels like it has been quite some time since we have received any correspondence from organized culé groups/clubs/penyas, so we were quite excited to have received one recently.  In this edition of We’ve got mail, we feature the largest Barca fan club from Southern Africa!

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The totalBarça Project: UNICEF Contribution #4

The totalBarça Project: UNICEF Contribution #4

totalBarça is pleased to announce that it has contributed its fourth donation to UNICEF in the amount of $500 via The totalBarca Project.  This brings our tally to $2,000 in a short span of just nine months!

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We’ve got mail: Happy Nowruz!

We’ve got mail: Happy Nowruz!

There are numerous celebrations that mankind partake in – most are often wondrous and make us think, reflect and appreciate.   A totalBarça reader did just that when ringing in the Iranian/Persian new year this past March 20, 2013.  In this edition of We’ve got mail, we are excited to share with you a letter that was sent in to us that reflects on this culé’s passion for Barça in helping him celebrate Nowruz.

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The totalBarça Project: Contribution #3

The totalBarça Project: Contribution #3

On behalf of totalBarça and its entire community, we proudly present our third contribution to UNICEF via The totalBarca Project

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We’ve got mail: Quit smoking with Barça

We’ve got mail: Quit smoking with Barça

In keeping with the programs at FC Barcelona, we wanted to mention a campaign they are currently supporting – the “Quit smoking with Barça” initiative.  One of the agencies working with FCB on this project reached out to totalBarça and we are pleased to spread the word of this healthy campaign.

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Contest: El Clásico: Football’s Greatest Rivalry

Contest: El Clásico: Football’s Greatest Rivalry

 

In late 2012, totalBarça had the pleasure to exclusively interview author Richard Fitzpatrick who wrote a new book called: El Clásico: Barcelona v Madrid – Football’s Greatest Rivalry.  The interview can be found here.

Publisher Bloomsbury Press donated three copies of the book and we are pleased to share these with the totalBarça community amidst this period of clasico fever. In order to win a copy, you will have to fill in the form found after the jump…and exercise your creativity skills.

Good luck and have fun!

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El Pivote: Milan on the flight path…again

El Pivote: Milan on the flight path…again

El Pivote (The Pivot) is a totalBarça column by Anoop Jethwa about the trials and tribulations of FC Barcelona. From the positives to the negatives, this piece will dive deep into the living fabric that is blaugrana. We welcome your thoughts and feedback in the comments section.

Back from its winter break, El Pivote will focus on what Tito Vilanova and Jordi Roura should be concentrating on when it comes to team affairs in order to bring important trophies back to Catalunya at the end of this season.

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We’ve got mail: BarçaWelt

We’ve got mail: BarçaWelt

In continuing with our exposure of other worldwide Barça fan communities, let’s hop over from Romania to Germany.  For this edition of We’ve got mail, we feature a site that two brothers created in 2011 – all inspired by yours truly…

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We’ve got mail: Romania represents

We’ve got mail: Romania represents

As most of you know, here at totalBarça we enjoy hearing about new projects being spawned from fans’ passions for FC Barcelona.  We were recently contacted by one of the founders of a newly created Barça fan and news site out of Romania.  In this edition of We’ve got mail, we explore further how this project came about and what inspired the project.

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Contest: Xavi’s Football Brain

Contest: Xavi’s Football Brain

In helping celebrate Xavi Hernández’s 33rd birthday, totalBarça has partnered up with 3nil to give away one beautiful piece of art dedicated to the Maestro himself.  ”Football Brain” is a newly created piece from 3nil and we are pleased to give it away to help launch its release.

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We’ve got mail: The man who saved Barça

We’ve got mail: The man who saved Barça

For history buffs, there can never be enough nice to know bits of knowledge out there.  And when it comes to history that relates to FC Barcelona, how does a history lesson get any better?  In this edition of We’ve got mail, we share something that totalBarça friend and author, Richard Fitzpatrick, sent in.  Richard was recently on assignment to cover Storymap, a website run by two Irish gentlemen that features true stories from Dublin.  One of the video features was on Patrick O’Connell.  If you don’t know who Mr. O’Connell is and what he did for FC Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War – you’re in for a treat!

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