Can Barcelona do anything about the international break?

When your squad is made up of the best players in the world, it’s no surprise that the majority of Barcelona’s team feature regularly for their international sides. With injury scares to Samuel Umtiti and Nelson Semedo this break, it begs the question; how should a top team like Barcelona handle the international break?

Copa América: Brazil v Argentina, match review and Messi’s legacy

On this special edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan provides a match review for Brazil v Argentina in the Copa América semifinal as a sample of what you get all season long at Patreon! Running Order: Did Argentina’s line-up make sense? Is Arthur a bad boy now? Does Brazil get the best out of Philippe Coutinho? What is Lionel […]

Could Neymar return to Barcelona? Copa América, Lionel Messi’s Argentina and an unlikely signing [TBPod145]

On episode 145 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and Will Haas from FC Barcelona Penya Austin discuss a possible return for Neymar. Your hosts talk the biggest stories from the Copa América including Lionel Messi and Argentina and Philippe Coutinho with Brazil, plus a conversation about Barcelona B’s newest signing. Running Order: Is a Neymar return even possible? Why isn’t the Copa […]

Philippe Coutinho is the key to unlocking the best Barcelona

By guest contributor Emile Avanessian (@hardwoodhype). Even with an inflated price, expecting Philippe Coutinho to step in already equipped with the hive mind of the Barcelona lifers would have been criminally unfair, but he did integrate as seamlessly as one could hope, playing without ego and understanding the ethos of the club. Over the second […]

World Cup Preview: FC Barcelona Edition

Sergi Roberto may have been the name that were on Cules’ lips when the World Cup rosters were released due to his omission from the Spain squad, but Spain is still stock full of FC Barcelona jugadores. Lucas Digne met the same fate with France. Meanwhile, Andre Gomes and Nelson Semedo were left off Portugal’s […]

Can Paulinho become Barcelona’s next best Brazilian?

FC Barcelona have for some time now had a connection with players playing for the Canarinha, and 29-year-old Paulinho is the latest in that line. From Evaristo de Macedo to Romario, Rivaldo and Ronaldo to Ronaldinho and Neymar, Brazilian forwards have excelled in the Blaugrana shirt. In recent years, Dani Alves, Silvinho and Adriano have proved […]