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Barca, PSG both lost in Europe
17:00 Saturday 11th May 2019

A tournament of surprises, defiance, disbelief, and uncertainties, that is the best way to describe this season's Champions League. Once again, the competition lived up to its billing, validating its status as Europe's top…

Champions League
Equal Time: VVD character assassination after Champions League defeat ridiculous
09:00 Friday 3rd May 2019

The republic designed by the American founding fathers was intended to be a balanced system. The executive, legislative and judiciary retain equal powers that are designed to keep everything in check and protect the nation’s democracy…

Champions League
Barcelona can't assume the road is open after the Champions League quarter-final
09:00 Friday 26th April 2019

It's a well-known fact that the Champions League represents the pinnacle of European club football and it offers no surprise to see giant clubs going head-to-head in their bids to claim the continental crown every season. As usual, the…

Champions League
The hole in Lionel Messi's game
15:00 Thursday 11th April 2019

First, let me apologise to Erik ten Hag. I intended to write about the wonderful work he’s doing at Ajax today but Barcelona interfered. He’ll understand. Frenkie de Jong remains his player only until June and possibly Matthijs…

Spain
Luis Suarez: The perfect complement to Lionel Messi at Barcelona
15:00 Thursday 4th April 2019

Just yesterday I saw it again on TV; the clip showing Luis Suarez weeping like a baby following Liverpool's collapse in the match against Crystal Palace. Under Brendan Rodgers in 2014 the Anfield side came agonisingly close to winning a…

Spain
Is Barcelona suffering from revisionist history?
12:00 Thursday 28th March 2019

To the victor goes the spoils, it’s said. The conqueror writes history. If the conquest is sufficiently supreme, he doesn’t even need to put pen to paper. The conquered will [mistakenly] remember that life was always as it was under…

Spain
Why Ousmane Dembele's career is at risk
15:00 Sunday 10th February 2019

Barcelona was destined to struggle after Neymar's departure. The Brazilian's exit broke supporters' hearts. Like many lovers seeking to ease the pain, Barca quickly signed a replacement on the rebound. Looking for a star who could…

Champions League
Champions and Europa League: 5 unmissable games during matchday 4
12:00 Tuesday 6th November 2018

The November international break is round around the corner, but first, we will witness Matchday four in both the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. Some teams are inching closer to the knockout stages, while others need to improve…

Spain
Miralem Pjanic is the perfect replacement for Andres Iniesta at Barcelona
17:00 Tuesday 31st July 2018

It would be foolish not to include Barcelona as one of the world's best teams at present. The Spanish giants not only possess Lionel Messi, a player considered among the all-time greats, they also have a strong team, filled with quality…

Spain
Why Ernesto Valverde is the best man to take Barcelona forward
14:00 Tuesday 1st May 2018

Much has been expressed about Ernesto Valverde’s tenure at Barcelona. Both good and bad. As expected, the former Athletic Bilbao manager has experienced an eventful debut season at the Camp Nou. Yet he is handling the pressure admirably…

Spain
Adios, Andres Iniesta: Maestro to leave Barcelona
18:00 Saturday 28th April 2018

A badly kept secret was confirmed on Friday when Andres Iniesta announced this will be his final season at Barcelona. The midfielder didn't divulge his next destination, but he is expected to join a Chinese club.      …

Spain
Why Ernesto Valverde isn't worthy of a second season at Barcelona
12:00 Saturday 28th April 2018

Hiring and sacking is part of football. In fact, it somewhat dominates, adding to the game's beauty.  In 2014/15, Barcelona produced one of the greatest campaigns in history to secure the treble. Blaugrana possessed a deadly attacking…

Champions League
Roma 3–0 Barcelona: How the Giallorossi did the unthinkable
08:30 Wednesday 11th April 2018

We wanted a night to remember. Roma didn't disappoint. They did the unthinkable, humbling Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals.  On 9th March last year, Catalonia was lit with excitement when Barcelona overturned a 4-0…

Champions League
Roma v Barcelona: Giallorossi can provide a night to remember
13:00 Tuesday 10th April 2018

Barcelona hold a 4-1 advantage heading into the quarter-final second leg. La Liga's champions-elect have lost just one game in all competitions this season. In five previous meetings against Roma, the Catalans have tasted defeat only once.…

Opinion
Barcelona must change its flawed transfer policy
15:00 Wednesday 18th October 2017

FC Barcelona might sit top of both La Liga and UEFA Champions League standings, but serious issues affecting the club remain. One being its signing policy. Several big-price players have failed to deliver and that, eventually, could cost major…