Archives for August 2012

Barca loses out in the Super Cup to Real Madrid

A brilliant Barcelona down to ten men from the 27th minute showed a display of some great football but failed to bring home the Super Cup after losing to Real Madrid 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabéu last night.

Messi shows the way for Barca against a difficult Osasuna

It was up to Argentine maestro Leo Messi to show the way forward for Barcelona against a very good Osasuna side who could have snatched victory from the Catalans.

Alex Song named in squad to face Osasuna

FC Barcelona new signing from North London club Arsenal Alex Song , will travel to the Reyno de Navarra stadium to face Osasuna tomorrow and has been named in Tito Vilanova’s squad to face the second match of the new La Liga season.

FC Barcelona draws first blood in the Super Cup Clasico

Barca drew first blood in the first leg of the clasico Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid. Although the game was pretty poor in the first half with Madrid looking more bored than anything else, it soon livened up in the second half with goals from Pedro, Messi and Xavi.

Spanish Super Cup Preview

FC Barcelona meet arch rivals Real Madrid in tonight’s first leg of the Spanish Super Cup at the Camp Nou. This will be the first time Tito Vilanova gets to lock horns with Jose Mourinho and with both teams up for the battle, anything can happen.

Barca loses out to Sampdoria in the Joan Gamper Trophy

Barca lost out to Italian side Sampdoria in the 47th edition of the Joan Gamper Trophy last night by a goal to nil. Barca fielded a rather watered down version of its crack squad preferring to concentrate on the game this Thursday against Real Madrid.

Villa adds the fifth as Barca premieres in style

Barca premiered last night against Real Sociedad and showed the world they have not been sleeping on their laurels. With goals from Puyol, a brace from Messi and finally from Pedro and David Villa , this tally of goals ensued a great start to the season for Barca.

Barca stepping up for Alex Song

Barca are apparently stepping up their efforts in a bid to land quality midfielder Alex Song from North london club Arsenal. Barca’s vice president Josep Maria Bartomeu just happened to be in london yesterday to open talks with the Gunners.