Barça

Barça Clause delivering gifts.

You better watch out.You better not cry.You better not pout.I’m telling you why.Barça Clause is coming to town. Barça, the club that keeps on gifting to other clubs. Over the years, Barça have become jolly old Saint Nick, by sending gifts in terms of money, blown leads, and points. Three straight seasons where Barça fans felt like they only got coal in their stockings. Year one of Mister Valverde, Barça almost went unbeaten in league. Paid Liverpool about €160 million …

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What will Barça do after Messi’s Last Dance?

ESPN’s The Last Dance miniseries about the one and only Michael Jordan was well received by many when it aired recently. The miniseries discussed Michael Jordan’s career and his final season with the Chicago Bulls. Of course, talk on Barça social media was how much they looked forward to a similar miniseries made about Lionel Messi when his playing days are over. Yet, as much as I look forward to enjoying a miniseries about Messi, I am also concerned of …

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Barça continues to be a Circus.

Although the circus no longer comes to town, Barça have a done a great job in making sure the circus is still alive and well for the entire football world. The month of February saw the Barça board and the team perform quite a few circus acts. Consequentially, that caused mixed emotions from the Blaugrana fans and followers consisting of eye-rolls, anger and bitter disappointment. It all started in early February when Barça’s sporting director, Eric Abidal said in an …

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Barça begins the Quique Setién era.

Well, it finally happened. FC Barcelona fired Ernesto Valverde on Monday and brough in Quique Setién as the club’s newest manager. Things had to change and Barça finally decided to become proactive by being reactive and firing Valverde following their loss to Atletico Madrid in the revamped Spanish Super Cup. Valverde’s era was bittersweet with some success but the disappointments will haunt him forever. Quique Setién now is the man to lead the charge and it won’t be easy. We …

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Barça’s Team of the Decade.

Barça kicked off this decade by becoming the first club to ever win the sextuple. Barça had a historic successful decade which saw the Blaugrana capture seven league titles, five Copa del Rey titles, two more UEFA Champions Leagues titles, two FIFA Club World Cups, and five Spanish Super Cups. With 2019 about to come to an end, the time has come to look back at the players that have represented the club during this decade and pick the best …

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Barça, Just OK is Not OK!

FC Barcelona are in first place in both the Spanish League and in their Champions League group. Even though they look good in the standings, their performance hasn’t been good at all. Barça still have issues to resolve and hopefully they can get it together after the international break or else we risk witnessing another disappointing season. Even though the results do not show it, Barça keep regressing under Ernesto Valverde. The defense keeps leaking goals and the offense looks …

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Barça Should Always Have Faith In La Masia

History has shown that Barça’s success has been a result of having a team consisting of superstars with La Masia players on the pitch. Although the club seemed to drift from that policy and solely focus on signing players, the club seems to be steering itself on the right path again by calling up La Masia players once again. Hopefully that trend continues after the fine performances of some of the rising stars of La Masia. Ansu Fati has been …

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Barça draw 2-2 to Osasuna after conceding a late penalty.

Barça’s bad start to the season continued as they dropped points for the second time this season in just their third league match of the season. Osasuna’s Roberto Torres scored twice while substitutes Ansu Fati and Arthur scored the Blaugrana. Torres scored first in the 6th minute to give Osasuna a 1-0 halftime lead over the hapless Blaugrana. Valverde took off Semedo and brought on the 16-year starlet, Ansu Fati. That substitution paid off quickly as Ansu Fati leaped in …

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Barça grouped with Borussia Dortmund, Inter Milan and Slavia Prague in Champions League.

The 2019-2020 Champions League group stage draw took place today in Monaco and FC Barcelona discovered their foes in the group stages for this season’s edition. The Blaugrana were placed in Group F along with German side Borussia Dortmund, Italian club Inter Milan and Czech league winners Slavia Prague. The Champions League final will take place in Turkey at the Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadı. 2019-20 Champions League group stage fixtures: Matchday One: September 17 Borussia Dortmund vs Barcelona Matchday Two: October …

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Barça victorious in home opener with 5-2 win over Real Betis.

FC Barcelona got their first league of the season thanks to a 5-2 victory over Real Betis on the Blaugrana’s home opener at the Camp Nou. Barça kicked off their league campaign away with a 1-0 loss at Athletic Bilbao for its first opening league defeat in a decade. Heading into today’s game against Real Betis, Barça were without the injured Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele. Nonetheless, new signing Antoine Griezmann stepped up and delivered by scoring twice …

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