Barcelona 2012/13: New season, new dreams

 Tito Vilanova is about to face one of the toughest challenges ever in world football during his debut season: Succeeding Pep Guardiola, the most successful coach in over 110 years of Blaugrana history. Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta… The golden generation which took our club to 14 out of 19 trophies in just 4 […]

Cesc Fabregas must step up to justify his price-tag

If we compare English and Spanish football, there is no question: The Premiership is more direct, physical and pacey than La Liga. This factor was key in the development of Cesc Fabregas, who had quickly adapt his game to be able to compete within his new environment while also applying all the basic concepts learnt […]

Is Alex Song the right man for Barcelona this summer?

Tito Vilanova bravely accepted the very challenging task of succeeding Pep Guardiola, the most successful manager in over 110 years of FC Barcelona history. His experience as Pep’s highly-involved assistant coach means that he doesn’t need to waste time getting to know the squad, only recruit the right players to improve the team we already […]

Neymar To Join Lionel Messi At Barcelona? Sounds Like A Plan!

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior will be the next big name to join FC Barcelona. That is, of course, if you choose to believe the hype that the Catalan media keeps trying to create on a daily basis. Tito Vilanova, our new coach after Pep Guardiola’s departure, has gone on record to clearly explain that […]

Why Spain’s London 2012 Fiasco Will Benefit Barcelona

Spain’s Olympic football team crashed out of the London 2012 Olympics after two painful defeats against Japan (0-1) and Honduras (0-1). Against the Central Americans, La Rojita failed to score despite taking 24 shots and hitting the woodwork three times in the second half. Javi Martinez explained: “I’ve never experienced anything like it. We haven’t […]

3 Players Who Deserve To Win The Ballon d’Or This Season

I get asked the following question far too often: ‘Who will win the Ballon d’Or, Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?’  Let’s be clear: Individual awards such as the Ballon d’Or are more of a publicity stunt than exact science and, as such, we shouldn’t give them too much importance. Football is a team game, which […]

5 Names Who Laugh At The Rules Of Spanish Football

Sandro Rosell, Barcelona president, has reignited the controversy that surrounded the La Liga campaign last season by explaining: ‘We all know that the last edition of the Spanish League was very strange’ Here is what Rosell actually means – Let’s analyze the behavior of 5 key names in Spanish football. Angel Maria Villar, The Man […]

5 Reasons Why Jordi Alba Is Perfect For Barcelona

Jordi Alba has finally achieved his dream of coming back to Barcelona. After months of negotiations, the Cules have agreed to pay Valencia a total of 14M€ despite the fact that Alba only had 12 months left in his contract. Some argue paying that much for a player who would have been free next summer […]

Barcelona Drug-Taking Cheats Become Spain Heroes Every 2 Years

Barcelona players have to put up with constant attacks from the Madrid-based media on a regular basis. Their numerous unfounded accusations of drug-taking, mischievous diving and other pathetic stories are systematically used as a strategy to try to upset our Catalan team. Such practice is happily tolerated in Spain, as if Barcelona’s success was purely […]