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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 →

Riquelme heaps praise on former team-mate Iniesta

Boca Juniors star Riquelme has insisted former teammate Andres Iniesta is ‘peerless’ in his position and also had good words to say about ex-Barca colleagues Lionel Messi and Eric Abidal. The 34 year-old who now plays his football in his native Argentina insisted Andres Iniesta cannot be rivaled by his opposition once he steps on […] Continue reading →

Barca lose Super Cup title to Madrid after 2-1 defeat

Two early goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo undid all Barcelona’s hard work in the first leg as they surrendered a 3-2 aggregate lead to eventually lose their Super Cup title 4-3 overall. Lionel Messi struck back for Barca just before half time after going 2-0 down with a perfectly struck free kick but […] Continue reading →

Neymar No-go a Good Deal for Vilanova

Tito Vilanova’s defiance last week that there was absolutely no deal in place to bring Neymar to the Nou Camp should be widely applauded by Barcelona fans across the world. The Brazilian striker, who participated in his nation’s Olympic Games 2012 final loss earlier this month, has been touted with a move to La Liga […] Continue reading →

Can Barcelona reclaim their title this season?

Last season was a tough one for Barcelona and their supporters, with the loss of their La Liga title to deadly rivals Real Madrid and the Champions League one to Chelsea, coupled with the departure of massively successful manager Pep Guardiola at the end of the season. Now the club is starting again with their […] Continue reading →

Neymar could be the missing link for FC Barcelona

It’s been bounded around all too often this year that Barcelona, despite possessing world class talent and an unrivaled ability to retain possession still lack that certain cutting edge in front of goal to help them see off opponents. It may be a cliched sentiment but Barca were held to draws seven times over the course of […] Continue reading →