Archives for May 2011

Barcelona wins Champions League at Wembley

Leo Messi inspired brilliance from his team mates as Barcelona defeated Manchester United at Wembley to take a fourth Champions League title for the club. Manchester United’s hopes of emulating their first European Cup final success here against Benfica in 1968 foundered as Barcelona deservedly repeated their win against Sir Alex Ferguson’s side in Rome […]

Volcanic Ash Cloud Worries Guardiola

Barcelona FC boss Pep Guardiola says that the club might have to look at alternative travel arrangements ahead of the UEFA Champions League final in London if flights are delayed by the volcanic ash cloud like last year. Just a year after Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokull left 10 million travellers stranded worldwide with its ash cloud […]

Barcelona close to signing José Ángel

Last Saturday saw the end of La Liga in Spain and Barcelona has started to make a few moves in the transfer market. The first booster is coming soon and it’s in the shape of José Ángel, Sporting’s left winger who has shone in force this season for the team from Asturias. In December he […]

Barca Wins The League

Barcelona FC won the league title last night after a 1-1 draw with Levante. People are comparing this team with the “Dream Team” that Cruyff created but with a notable difference: Guardiola’s Barça has won eight titles in 3 years years whereas Cruyff’s magical Dream Team won ten titles in 7 seasons. As usual, the […]

Jose Mourinho Fined and Banned For Five Matches

Jose Mourinho or Mo has been handed a five match ban for his comments and criticism of UEFA and Barcelona FC following their first leg defeat by the Catalan giants in the Champions League Semi Finals.

Barca books place at Wembley

That’s right after a thrilling display at the Nou Camp last night where the game ended in a 1-1 draw, Barcelona FC go through to the UEFA Champions league final to be played at Wembley stadium on May 28th. The first leg was marred by a series of fouls, histrionics and post-match claim and counter […]

Barcelona Couldn’t Finish Off La Liga

After the defeat of Real Madrid last night by Zaragoza, Barcelona had it in their hands to finish off La Liga and put it to bed! Alas it was not to be as manuel Preciado and his Real Sociedad beat the “azulgrana” by two goals to one. Barcelona got on the scoreboard first with a […]