Injury to Sergi Rosanas spoils Barça win over Olot and Jandro Orellana golazo

For teenagers, five months without playing football is a long time. For 19-year-old Sergi Rosanas, who finally returned from a dislocated shoulder after half of the season, it was more heartbreak and the beginning of another layoff. Rosanas was injured in the third minute of Barcelona B’s 2-1 win over Olot, being replaced after six […]

Barcelona B | Who will stay and who will leave?

Barca B next season

After Barça B’s failure to gain promotion, there are tons of questions as to what García Pimienta’s squad will look like next year. Certainly Monchu is too talented to stay in the third division, but what will become of those players on the edge of the first team and who will replace them at Barcelona […]

Should Bartomeu call an early election? Barça B non-promotion consequences, and Lautaro Martínez

Bartomeu early election

On episode 207, Dan and Francesc discuss Josep Maria Bartomeu’s interview with Mundo Deportivo and the possibility of early elections. They talk corporate pressure, Barcelona B’s failed promotion, Lautaro Martínez, and much more! Running Order: What should we make of Bartomeu mentioning early elections? How does Barcelona B’s failed promotion affect next year’s squad? Which Barça B […]

Barça B buries penalties, de la Fuente assists on way to promotion final

Rey Manaj v. Badajoz

After surviving a comeback from Real Valladolid Promesas in the first round, Barcelona B took surviving to the extreme against CD Badajoz. Without Ansu Fati, Riqui Puig, and Alex Collado, but now with Ronald Araujo, Garcia Pimienta’s squad was given all they could handle from a scrappy Badajoz side willing to concede possession and hit […]

How Setien’s poor squad management is hurting Barcelona

Quique Setien joined Barcelona after years of many Culers around the world, myself included, being optimistic about what the Santander-born manager could add to the Blaugranes’ tactics and mechanisms. Setien had never managed a top-level club before and, out of his previous appointments, only Betis and Las Palmas (arguably) could be considered Primera-Division-calibre teams. However, […]

La Masia: Álex Collado

Riqui Puig is the current Barcelona B midfielder who is getting all the attention, but his partner in midfield, Álex Collado, is quite the player in his own right. With Carles Aleñá recovering from injury and Marcus McGuane, Ferrán Sarsanedas and Monchu all providing competition as well, Collado will need to prove his worth to […]