Archives for October 2014

Man City and Chelsea keeping tabs on Gerard Piqué

Manchester City and Chelsea are keeping tabs on FC Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué. Pellegrini is suffering from a leaky defense and Pellegrini has eyed up Piqué to plug the gaps in the January transfer window. However, City will face tough opposition from both Man Utd and Chelsea for his services. More

Barça win Catalan Super Cup on penalties

FC Barcelona won the Catalan Super Cup on penalties on Wednesday evening after beating city rivals Espanyol on penalties (4-2) after the match ended in a 1-1 draw. The match took place in Estadi Montilivi in Girona and Gerard Piqué headed Barça into the lead. More on the Catalan Super Cup

“We stayed more loyal to our way of playing football” says Lucho

Luis Enrique admitted that the team and coaches have had a lot to talk about since the loss at the Bernabéu.But the coach refused to accept that his approach to the Clasico was any different to the other games played so far this campaign. More on this story

Ballon d’Or 2014: Messi, Ronaldo, Bale but no Luis Suárez

The Ballon d’Or 2014 candidates have been named and there is no Luis Suárez on the list. The 23 man shortlist is made up of Messi, Bale and Ronaldo and five players from the Premier League but not one Englishman. More on the Ballon d’Or 2014 candidates

Dropped Pedro slaps in transfer request after Clasico

Barcelona winger Pedro has slapped in a transfer request just 48 hours after his team’s defeat to Real Madrid in the first Clasico of the season. With Luis Enrique counting on Luis Suárez, Pedro’s possibilities of getting a game at the club are looking incredibly slim. More on Pedro

Friday news: Valdés to Man Utd and Erik Lamela’s cheeky Rabona

Victor Valdés looks set to be off to Manchester United and the Red Devils have offered him their services to help in his rehabilitation. Argentine Erik Lamela scored a cheeky Rabona goal against Asteras Tripolis in Tottenham’s 5-1 win in the Europa League. More on these two stories

Real Madrid runs amok at Anfield in preparation of Clasico

Real Madrid ran amok at Anfield on Wednesday night ahead of the much awaited Clasico on Saturday.Los Blancos won by 3 goals to nil in a comfortable win where Liverpool hardly posed a threat to the 10 times European champions. More on this story

Frank de Boer disappointed in Ajax first half display

Frank de Boer was disappointed in Ajax’s first half display on Tuesday evening at the Nou Camp. Barcelona won by a comfortable 3-1 scoreline with De Boer unhappy with his team’s first half performance stating that Ajax gave Barça too much respect. More on Frank De Boer