Archives for February 2014

Mascherano tells Toffees to forget about Deulofeu

Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano has told Everton to forget about making any deals for 19 year old loanee Gerard Deufoleu. The 19 year old is enjoying a great season with the Toffees and Martinez has been rumoured to be putting together a new deal to extend his stay. More on Gerard Deulofeu

Martino gets it wrong, Barca pay the price

Gerardo Martino dealt a hand on Saturday that dented the Catalan’s title hopes. The Argentine moved Busquets out of position and put Song in his place. Real Sociedad capitalised on this “faux pas” and made Barça pay the highest of prices. More on this story

Pellegrini apologises for ref rant

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has apologised for his rant at the Swedish official in charge of his side’s last 16 Champions League clash with Barcelona on Tuesday.Pellegrini says he was “frustrated and angry” after going down 2-0 to the Catalans. More on Pellegrini apology here

Rumours suggest that Victor Valdes may go to Man City

Rumours this Friday suggest that Barcelona keeper Victor Valdes may go to Man City on a free transfer in the summer. According to The Daily Star, Valdés has not been able to agree terms at Monaco, where everyone thought the Barca stopper would end up. More on this Friday’s

Mourinho should shut up says Fabregas

Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas has told Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho to shut up and mind his own business. Cesc Fabregas is amazed that Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has slated Barcelona and called their team “the worst in recent years”. More on this story

Martin Demichelis accepts blame for red card against Barcelona

Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis has held his hand up over the red card that saw his team go down to Barcelona 0-2.Demichelis was sent off following a tackle on Lionel Messi, which many believe was just outside the penalty area. More on Martin Demichelis’ red card

Jordi Alba ruled out of Real Sociedad clash

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has been ruled out of Saturday’s clash against Real Sociedad. The 24 year old defender pulled a hamstring in Tuesday’s first leg clash against Man City in the last 16 of the Champions League. More on Jordi Alba’s hamstring injury

Much ado about nothing as Barcelona sweep City aside

It was a clear case of “much ado about nothing” last night at the Etihad as Barcelona steamrollered City by 2 goals to nil in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 clash. Goals came from Messi and Alves after the hosts had Martin Demichelis sent off for bringing down Messi early in the second half. More on this story