Archives for June 2015

Jerome Boateng Comments on the Famous Messi Dribble

Jerome Boateng comments on that famous dribble which left him sprawling on the floor. All credit to the German defender who took it like a man and conceded that he was outplayed by the best player in the world who managed to lob 6ft4in Manuel Neuer to score one of the most memorable goals of the Championship.

Lionel Messi: The Birthday Boy

Leo Messi has chalked up an astonishing 423 goals and 160 assists from 514 games. The Argentine has been with Spanish giants Barcelona FC since 2003 and featured in as many as 500 games for the club. Messi celebrated his 28th birthday on Wednesday 24th June.

Chelsea to rival West Ham United for Barcelona’s Alex Song?

Are Chelsea to rival West Ham United for the services of Barcelona’s Alex Song? We discuss Song’s impact on the east end club in his first season back in the Premier League and whether he will be tempted by an offer from another club, possibly Chelsea.

Messi earns his 100th cap for Argentina while Alves called up for Brazil

After completing their second treble early this month, many FC Barcelona players headed home, not to rest, but to play for their respective national sides in the Copa America. Among those players are Lionel Messi of Argentina and Dani Alves of Brazil.

Glorious End to Barça’s Season Proves Net Worth

It was a glorious ending to a tumultuous season at FC Barcelona. The beginning of the year proved tough and patience seemed to be running out for new coach Luis Enrique. However, things turned around for the club on a dramatic level as the Catalans lifted La Liga, La Copa del Rey and Champions League trophies.

Everton to buy Barcelona’s Gerard Deulofeu

Gerard Deulofeu, the adopted son of Goodison Park is nearing his return. Deulofeu spent just nine months with the Blues, making 25 league appearances, but news of the Catalan closing in on a return has delighted Evertonians. They remember him fondly and for a paltry £3m, he appears to be coming home. The question is though, can he cut it?

Agusti Benedito wants to land Pogba at Barcelona

Barcelona presidential candidate Agustí Benedito reckons he can land Juventus superstar Paul Pogba if he becomes president of the Catalan outfit. It may be all smoke and mirrors and Barça have got some stiff competition from PSG as well as Manchester City. The club’s presidential race will be decided on July 18th.

Gerard Pique given a frosty reception by Spain fans

Barcelona and Spain defender Gerard Pique was given a frosty reception by Spain fans last Thursday in their 2-1 victory over Costa Rica. Spain came from behind to win but Pique was given the cold shoulder by the fans because of his comments whilst celebrating Barça’s treble victory.