A step too far for Alaves as Messi’s masterclass marks the end of the Calderon…

A Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona beat Alaves 3-1 last night to win the Copa del Rey and give their outgoing coach Luis Enrique a fitting send-off. Barca’s third consecutive Copa del Rey adds a little shine to an otherwise disappointing season which saw them narrowly miss out on the league title and elimination at the quarter […]

Marlon Santos: A Tactical Analysis of Barcelona’s Young Defender

For most of the footballing world, or those who don’t follow Barcelona B’s team, reading Marlon Santos’s name in a Barcelona starting lineup next to Samuel Umtiti might have seemed like an error. In fact, BeIn Sport didn’t even have a picture for Marlon. So who exactly is Marlon? The young 21-year-old centre back is […]

Losses, La Masia and Luis: Why Barcelona have faltered this season

By their own astronomical standards, Barcelona have had a poor season. Transfers struggling to adapt and a convincing Champions League defeat in the quarter-finals for the second year running is enough to draw widespread criticism. However, Real Madrid’s first La Liga triumph since 2012 is the ultimate salt in the wounds. So, is this the […]

From the Touchline: PSG Press Barcelona Likely Out of Champions League

Generally speaking, there are two strategies to deal with the Barcelona possession game. The first, and most often used, is to sit back, hunker down, and hope to hit Barca on the break. The downside is that you must rely on your team to play cohesive defence that can stop a front three that are […]

Some Important Things about Andre Gomes You Should Know

FC Barcelona just made another addition to their team recently. Andre Gomez, former Valencia player, is now being part of one of the world’s most popular football team. Here are some important facts about this player. New Player for the Champion It’s a quick decision Barcelona took for hiring Andre Gomes after only serving Valencia […]

Five Clubs Who Could Make A Move For Artudo Vidal In The Summer

Although there is still plenty to play for in the remaining weeks of the 2014/2015 season, managers will already have one eye on the summer transfer window with a view to bringing in good quality players. The English Premier League, in particular, is expected to see a flurry of activity as the big teams will […]

Barcelona’s Transfer Ban, A Blessing In Disguise For These Three Youngsters

The transfer ban slam on Barcelona is a deep pain. One that if not managed well could lead to greater woes for the Spanish club. The disappointment of not winning any cup last season is still lingering on players, management and fans’ minds alike. Despite parading players that have won all available club trophies, nothing […]

Dani Alves Out FC Porto’s Danilo In At Barca?

Since his signing from Sevilla seven seasons ago, Dani Alves has warmed himself into the hearts of the not-easily-pleased Catalunya fans. He has held his position at right back with his strength, made a lot of assists with his curvy cross-outs and made us laugh with his gimmicks and on-field displays. Now it seems it […]

Adidas To Help Manchester United Sign Lionel Messi – Reports

Manchester United could be in line for a shock capture of Barcelona mega star, Lionel Messi. According to the Metro, the mammoth deal worth over ÂŁ200m is expected to be facilitated by German kit manufacturers, Adidas. The Red Devils will however face competition for the forward’s signature from runaway league leaders, Chelsea. While a few seasons […]

Luis Suarez To Make SHOCKING Return To Liverpool On Loan?

When Suarez moved from Liverpool to Barcelona in 2014, many thought the Barcelona attacking power had been strengthened with the addition of one of the most terrifying attackers in modern football. However, the Uruguayan, who moved after taking a chunk off of Italian defender, Giorgio Chiellini in the World Cup has since been struggling to […]

A Bit Of Good Injury News For Arsenal Fans

There has been precious little good news for most Arsenal fans since the season started. While the club’s season has threatened to unravel before it even began, the injury situation at the club has also added to the lack of fluency that was the hallmark of previous Arsenal teams. However, some measure of good news […]

Revealed – How Arsenal Also Signed Messi And Pique

Arsene Wenger has on several occasions mentioned the players he missed out on signing since he became Arsenal manager. While the pick of the bunch has been Cristiano Ronaldo, who came so close to joining Arsenal that he was even at London Colney before he joined Manchester United in 2003. In spite of this, few […]

Will Suarez’s Presence And Bale’s Absence Decide Who Wins El Classico?

Virtually one of the biggest fixtures in Europe every season is the El Classico. The recent exploits of both teams and the quality they possess makes it more interesting of recent. With both Real Madrid and Barcelona having the best two players in the world that have won six Ballon d’Or between them in six […]

Chelsea, Barca And United To Miss Out As Cuadrado Signs New Deal

After the awe-inspiring performance that his partnership with James Rodriguez yielded at the recently concluded World Cup in Brazil, Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado has been a major target for several Premier League sides and also Catalan giants Barcelona. In England, he has been continually linked with a possible switch to either of Chelsea or Manchester […]

Revealed – Medical Team Tried To Stop ÂŁ15m Arsenal Deal Due To Injuries

According to reports that have recently come to light, the medical staffs at Barcelona tried to stop the deal that saw Thomas Vermaelen join the Catalan club in the summer because of fears over his history of injuries. The former Arsenal captain joined Barcelona this summer for a fee that is expected to rise to […]

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