Archives for August 2014

Barcelona thrash Leon in Luis Suárez’s debut

Barcelona thrashed Leon in Luis Suárez’s debut on Monday night at the Nou Camp. Barça won by 6 goals to nil in what was merely a training session for the Catalan giants with Suárez coming off the bench to make his debut. More on Luis Suarez’s debut at the Joan Gamper Trophy

Barcelona reach an agreement for Douglas Pereira

Monday morning and I’m as surprised as anyone to learn that Barcelona have reached an agreement for Douglas Pereira. Douglas who, I hear you say? He’s a Brazilian who plays for São Paulo and Barcelona have bought him for €8M euros, that’s all.More about Douglas Pereira

Luis Suárez to train today and presented on Monday

Luis Suárez will start training today and will be presented to the fans as an official Barça player on Monday.The appeal was upheld as the Court of Arbitration for Sport sided with FIFA but made some adjustments to allow him to train and be presented. More on Suarez’s ban appeal

Barcelona moderately optimistic about Luis Suárez

FC Barcelona are said to be ‘cautious and optimistic’ about the upcoming verdict by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.A three man panel will make a decision today in light of FIFA’s four month ban following the player’s biting of Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup. More on Luis Suarez’s ban appeal

“I hope to settle in quickly” says new signing Thomas Vermaelen

FC Barcelona new signing Thomas Vermaelen says that “I hope to settle in quickly”. The 28 year old belgian international gave his first interview for Barça TV and and says that his plan is to settle down quickly at the club and the city. More on Thomas Vermaelen

Keper ter Stegen to undergo recovery work for back injury

Barça’s new stopper Marc Andre ter Stegen is set to undergo specific recovery work for his back injury. The 22 year old number one had to cut short his pre season preparations due to a back injury. More on Marc Andre ter Stegen’s back injury