Braithwaite ahead of Griezmann, Wildcard Vidal, and Dominant Messi

Braithwaite and Messi

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 […]

FC Barcelona vs. RCD Mallorca | La Liga Preview

Barcelona Mallora Preview

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.

Equilibrium – Taking the Pressure off Messi

messi_equilibrium

‘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 […]

Who is Barcelona’s key to the transfer market?

Semedo and Coutinho

Before FC Barcelona can consider how to reinforce the squad, they need to make some sales. At this point, and not being helped by the global pandemic, more than half of the squad and those players out on loan have found their names in transfer rumors. Philippe Coutinho would in theory equal the biggest return, […]

Top 10 Talents from La Masia

Top 10 La Masia

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.