Archive for the 'Barcelona' Category

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 FIFA.com 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 ...
April 1st, 2014

Basel World 2014 :: Random Soccer in Random Places

Football babies for #MairiceLacroix #baselworld Check-in BaselWorld 2014 I was looking over the internets at some inspirational time pieces and saw this picture from Basel 2014. If you aren't familiar, BASELWORLD is The World Watch and Jewellery Show (their spelling - not mine). This year its going from March 27 to April 3 and its held every year in ...