Archives for March 2014

Barcelona must win clasico crunch game says Jordi Alba

Barcelona left back Jordi Alba says that his club must beat real Madrid in Sunday’s Clásico if they are to retain their grip on La Liga title. Jordi Alba was speaking to the club’s official website and said: “We’re going to Madrid with the intention of winning the game”. More on Jordi Alba

Guardiola “I left Barcelona because I couldn’t motivate my players any more”

Ex Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has revealed that he left the job at Barça because he was no longer able to motivate the players. The ex coach was speaking to Audi Annual Report magazine and offered an insight into one of the biggest coaching jobs in the world. More on Guardiola’s interview

Barcelona rubbish reports of Martino exit

Barcelona has rubbished reports that coach Martino will exit the club. The club’s marketing vice-president Manuel Arroyo downplayed the reports as completely false and said that the coach is dedicated to the Catalan giants. Read more here

Gearing up towards the ‘Clásico’

FC Barcelona are gearing themselves up for what looks like being one of the most memorable and tough ‘Clásicos’ of recent years. After the 7-0 drubbing of Osasuna, Barcelona are in a good place as they take on the league leaders in this exquisite showdown. More on the Clasico

Arsene Wenger dismisses Barcelona rumours

Arsene Wenger has dismissed rumours that he is to take over at Barcelona should Martino’s head roll in the summer. According to UK tabloid The Express, Wenger is tipped for the hot seat along with ex Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas, who is also linked to the manager’s job at Zenit St Petersburg. More on Arsene Wenger rumour

How will Barcelona fare against Osasuna?

FC Barcelona meet Osasuna at the Camp Nou on Sunday in a bid to bring home 3 points in their quest to retain their La Liga crown. Martino knows full well that it was Osasuna who snatched 3 points off Atlético Madrid and held the Catalans to a 0-0 draw back in October. Barcelona vs Osasuna review

Barca defy critics and book place in quarter finals

FC Barcelona defied the critics once again to prove they are still one of the best team’s in Europe. With a superb display of football, Barça outwitted Manchester City to progress into the quarter finals of the Champions League. More on this story here

Is Alex Song linked to Manchester United in Barca summer clearout?

According to some tabloids, Barcelona’s Alex Song could be moving back to the premier League in the summer as part of a Barça clearout. The player has only started 9 games this season and looks tipped to be on the Catalan giant’s shortlist of expendable players. Read more here