Archive for the 'Barcelona' Category

August 9th, 2014

FC Barcelona’s New Signing Thomas Vermaelen Passes Medical

Thomas Vermaelen was at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper to take a series of routine checks on Saturday and no complications were observed. With the standard medical test prior to the official announcement of his transfer from Arsenal to FC Barcelona sorted the 28 year old defender will sign a five-year contract with the Catalan club and be ...
July 16th, 2014

Nike Unveils Barcelona Away Jersey For 2014 / 15

~~  So, so fresh.... Love that some of the biggest clubs in the world are recognizing the importance of introducing new color ways for their supporters, while at the same time respecting the history of the individual clubs. via NikeInc This season, FC Barcelona will play in a bright new away kit capturing the youthful spirit of La Masia. La ...
May 17th, 2014

Barcelona manager Gerardo “Tata” Martino steps down after draw to Atletico

image After todays match, a 1 -1 draw against Atletico Madrid, who won their first La Liga title in nearly 20 years, Barcelona boss Gerardo 'Tata' Martino announced that he will leave his post after failing to guide the club to the Primera Division title. It was widely expected that he was going to step down after just one season in charge, whether ...
May 17th, 2014

Video :: Barcelona v. Atletico Madrid Highlights – Atletico wins La Liga

Barcelona 1 - 1 Atletico : Scoring Summary Barcelona: Alexis Sánchez (33') Atletico Madrid: Diego Godín (49') Atletico Madrid worked a 1-1 draw at the Nou Camp to win its first Primera Division title since 1996. * Just amazing shots from this game. The crowd was properly amped up for this one! (more…)
April 25th, 2014

RIP :: Former Barcelona Tito Vilanova (September 1968 – 25 April 2014)

image via FCB It is with immense sorrow that FC Barcelona announces that Francesc ‘Tito’ Vilanova i Bayo (Bellcaire d’Empordà, 17/09/1965-Barcelona, 25/04/2014) departed this world today at the age of 45. He passed away this afternoon after losing his battle against an illness that had affected him since 2011. The Club wishes to express ...
April 16th, 2014

Watch :: Gareth Bale’s incredible COPA del REY goal against Barcelona

I'm sure you have all seen this video by now, but we are going to throw it up anyways..... ...because this is just one of those sequences that you have to watch. Over. And over. And over. And over. The finish is excellent, but that isn't my favorite part of the video.... my favorite part of this highlight happens in the pic below. What do you ...
April 4th, 2014

Footie Facts

While playing with Barcelona, Michael Laudrup participated in the 5–0 victory over rivals Real Madrid in the 1993–94 season. The following season while playing for Real Madrid he aided in the revenge beating that Madrid gave Barça, the final score also being 5–0.
April 2nd, 2014

FIFA fines (450k Swiss Franc) and bans FC Barcelona from 2 transfer windows

image from The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF) and Spanish club FC Barcelona for breaches relating to the international transfer and registration of players under the age of 18. The sanctions follow investigations initially conducted by FIFA Transfer Matching System GmbH ...