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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
Guardiola can't wake from recurring Champions League nightmare
12:00 Friday 19th April 2019

Most people forget Ashton Kutcher’s attempts at serious acting. When it comes to Butterfly Effect, I can’t. The 2004 thriller about a college student who repeatedly travels back in time to make a better future only to…

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
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…

J League
Iniesta to Kobe: The Best Thing to Happen to Japanese Football
09:00 Friday 25th May 2018

This isn’t just any random old player turning up in an exotic league. This is Andreas Iniesta from FC Barcelona. This is a legend of the Nou Camp. The man whose personal stats page boasts 653 appearances, 65 goals, 108 assists and a ridiculous…

Germany
The true evil in German football
14:00 Wednesday 25th May 2016

There's a lot of heat surrounding RB Leipzig at the moment. The club was founded in 2009 by the Red Bull company as their first venture into German football. They've caused quite the stir; as the world of football watches a heavily corporate-backed…

Opinion
Barca's collapse without Pique proves his importance to the side
13:30 Wednesday 23rd March 2016

Barcelona dropped points at the weekend for the first time in twelve La Liga games at El Madrigal in a 2-2 draw against Villarreal. A point away to the Yellow Submarine is a creditable result, of course, particularly given that nearest rivals…

Football
Fabregas Saga Leads Barca Transfer Policy in New Direction
11:20 Sunday 7th August 2011

With the seemingly never-ending Cesc Fabregas transfer saga finally appearing close to reaching a very drawn-out and dramatic conclusion, Sandro Rosell and Barcelona may now have altered a fundamental part of their business after failing to…