Archive for the 'Barcelona' Category

September 15th, 2014

adidas Launches Messi’s Champions League Cleat

I was having a conversation with my pops today about programming and sports. Sports used to have a whole lot less coverage on TV and therefore they were more programmed. But these days with TV deals and so many channels and hours of programming to fill, there are sports and games on all the time. In time slots that aren't traditional. It's a sign of ...
August 29th, 2014

Transfer Deadline Day With Twitter

With #TransferDeadlineDay fast approaching, Twitter has collected a vast amount of transfer related information from this summer and compiled it showing what players are generating the most activity and where that activity is taking place. Very interesting. This visualization above shows geographically where conversations around the big deals has ...
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 ...