Sanchez sale could be a mistake from Barca

Arsenal landed a huge marquee signing last week as Chilean attacking midfielder Alexis Sanchez put pen to paper for the Gunners after an impressive 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Many will argue his sale was necessary in order for Barca to make room for new their arrival, the insatiably enigmatic striker Luis Suarez but here […] Continue reading →

Barca president fumes over “injustice”

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has made it clear the Catalan club will be appealing over the “grave injustice” that saw FIFA hand the La Liga side a transfer ban. The Spanish champions were adjudged to have breached rules regarding the transfer of foreign U18 players, resulting in FIFA handing Barcelona a transfer embargo covering […] Continue reading →

Martino defends Messi

Barcelona manager Tata Martino has jumped to the defence of his star striker Lionel Messi after claiming recent criticism of the Argentinian has affected his confidence. By his standards, it’s fair to say Lionel Messi has not produced his best work on the pitch as of late. He’s yet to score a goal from open […] Continue reading →

Barca must rest stars for Copa del Rey second leg

Barcelona are as good as through to the Copa del Rey final after beating a defensive-minded Real Sociedad 2-0 at the Camp Nou during their semi-final first leg on Wednesday. Sergio Busquets’ neat finish and a howler from goalkeeper Zubikarai gave Gerardo Martino’s men a commanding lead in the two-legged affair, which resumes at the […] Continue reading →

Messi’s Must-Have Motors

As the world’s highest paid footballer, it’s hardly surprising that Lionel Messi is the proud owner of an arguably excessive number of vehicles. As a matter of fact, his garage is home to some of the most sought after sports cars on the market. Throughout his footballing career, we’ve seen him behind the wheel of several motors. Although we maybe a […] Continue reading →

Champions League Barca value

The Champions League is famous for throwing up some anomalous results. It doesn’t always give us the complete unexpected – but it often does. This time around – it seems no-one thinks that Bayern Munich can possibly be beaten. With Betfair, the largest betting exchange in the world which you’d think would have things about […] Continue reading →

Barça hold Fabregas Future in their Hands

With Manchester United tabling a bid in the region of £26m for Barcelona playmaker, Cesc Fabregas, the Blaugrana have a massive decision to make before the start of the next La Liga campaign. The Spain international, after admittedly a relatively slow start to his return to the Camp Nou, showed signs of what he is […] Continue reading →

Barcelona have a ‘royal flush’ of attacking options

In poker terms, the addition of Neymar means the Catalans are holding all the cards It’s an established fact that in online poker, when it comes to presenting a winning hand, it doesn’t come any better than the illusive Royal Straight Flush. That rarely seen combination of King, Queen, Jack, Ten and Ace, all in […] Continue reading →