Monthly Archives: October 31, 2017

Match preview: Olympiacos v FC Barcelona

Just one win from any of FC Barcelona’s three remaining games in Champions League Group D would almost certainly guarantee passage to the last sixteen. The first of those chances comes in Piraeus on Tuesday night (8.45pm CET) against an Olympiacos side that’s still looking for its first points. The game is a second emotional homecoming…read more

Match preview: Olympiacos v FC Barcelona

Game four of Champions Group D (8.45pm CET), where a win for the Liga leaders could be enough to ensure passage into the knockout stages with two fixtures still to play . Just one win from any of FC Barcelona’s three remaining games in Champions League Group D would almost certainly guarantee passage to the last…read more

First win for Valverde on his return to San Mamés

Ernesto Valverde has registered another first as Barça coach after his side’s 2-0 win against Athletic Club thanks to goals from Leo Messi and Paulinho. The man nicknamed Txingurri was in charge of the Basque side for six seasons yet as visiting coach he had never previously recorded a victory in five visits. As coach of…read more

FC Barcelona Lassa 2-0 Arenys de Munt: The wins keep flowing

Barça made it four wins in four games in the OK Liga on Saturday with a 2-0 defeat of Arenys de Munt. Solid defending was once again the key, and another clean sheet means they have been averaging just 0.5 goals against per game. At the other end of the court, the goals have been…read more

Ernesto Valverde: Athletic are a dangerous team

The football never stops and this Saturday La Liga returns with FC Barcelona visiting San Mamés for the week 10 clash with Athletic Club Bilbao. The fixture is a special one for coach Ernesto Valverde who returns to the club where he was both a player and a coach. “Athletic is a dangerous side and…read more

The first team focus on San Mamés

Valverde trains with almost the entire squad, except for the injured, for the first time this week as preparations turn to the match against Athletic Club. FC Barcelona start to prepare for Saturday’s match Athletic Club at San Mamés. After the Copa debut against Múrcia, which ended in a 3-0 blaugrana victory, Barça turn their…read more

Three years since Luis Suárez debut for FC Barcelona

It is three years to the day since one of the most highly-awaited Barça debuts ever. Luis Suárez, one of the greatest strikers of all time and already a living legend after his exploits for Ajax, Liverpool and his country Uruguay, finally appeared in an official fixture for the blaugrana on 25 October 2014. It…read more

Gabri leaves Barcelona’s U19 team for the top job at Swiss side Sion

Gabri García has left his role as coach of Barcelona’s Juvenil A team (U19s). The former Barça player asked the club to leave after receiving an offer from Sion, who play in the Swiss league. Gabria previously played in the Swiss league for Sallent in 2011 and was keen to return to take on the…read more

Match Preview: Real Murcia vs FC Barcelona in the Copa del Rey last 32

Barça, the three-time defending Copa del Rey champions, open this year’s tournament on Tuesday night in Murcia The football season’s perpetual carrousel of games adds a third seat to the ride on Tuesday night when three-time defending tournamernt champion Barça leaves behind the Liga and Champions League and travels to Murcia for the first leg of the last…read more

Neymar: Barcelona will always be in my heart

Neymar Jr was one of the protagonists of the FIFA Ballon d’Or gala. The Brazilian spoke to the media on the red carpet outside the theatre and MEGA recorded him speaking about his former club Barcelona. The player said “I’m very happy with my new club and my new team-mates,” refereeing to PSG, “But Barcelona…read more