On episode 198, Dan and Francesc debate who deserves a starting spot next to Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez – Antoine Griezmann or Martin Braithwaite. They talk about the role of Arturo Vidal, the messaging of Takefusa Kubo playing while Ansu Fati and other La Masia players warm the bench, and much more! Running Order: Can we […]
La Liga is finally back! Barcelona travel to Mallorca to continue their push to the La Liga trophy. Takefusa Kubo, on loan from Real Madrid, gets all the headlines when he plays Barcelona, but if the Catalan giants drop points, Kubo’s less heralded teammates will play a big part.
On episode 197, Dan and Francesc discuss Barcelona’s path to the La Liga trophy. They talk about the challenges that Real Madrid face, Barça’s remaining schedule, players to watch out for on Mallorca, and much more! Running Order: What is most important to Barça’s title chances? How can Barcelona navigate their remaining schedule? What stands in Real […]
‘The mental state of a side can be measured by the distribution of goals. When it is always the same person scoring, that fragile state of equilibrium that is a football team begins to show cracks.’ Who else could it be about? Without prompting, with no mental gymnastics. The part that makes you scratch your […]
If Barcelona has any chance of winning a trophy for the 2019-2020 season, Lionel Messi and Quique Setién will need to be the leading men. They should have help, but there are a few reasons why the efforts of those two could push Barça over the finish line anyway.
On episode 191, Dan is joined by ESPN and Sport’s Sam Marsden to discuss a possible return to action and break down Barcelona’s potential transfer business. They talk Lautaro Martínez, Neymar, Arthur, Frenkie de Jong, Jean-Clair Todibo, Martin Braithwaite, and much more! Running Order: How will Barcelona navigate a return to training? Is a deal for Lautaro Martínez closer […]
Since Johan Cruyff returned to Barcelona in 1988, La Masia has produced some of the best players that the world has ever seen. The Barcelona Podcast counts down the Top 10 players to come from the fabled academy.
On episode 185, Dan and Francesc answer listener questions in an Ask Me Anything format. Your hosts talk the start of the podcast, how they became fans of FC Barcelona, favorite and least favorite episodes, who they would want as a guest, and much more! Running Order: Why did we start the podcast and how did we […]
After falling 2-0 to Real Madrid, Barcelona’s season is on the ropes. Messi struggled, de Jong can’t make an impact, and now the league is in even greater question. Here are five takeaways from El Clásico.
Barcelona and Real Madrid are battling for the La Liga title, and unlike the last few seasons, this version of El Clásico could decide everything. Barcelona are limping into the fixture, but Los Blancos aren’t much better. But don’t think this’ll be a watered-down version of the world’s biggest rivalry.