Koeman looking for first trophy with or without Messi

FC Barcelona could collect its first trophy of the season in the Spanish Super Cup against Athletic Club. However, any excitement for that trophy wouldn’t erase the disappointment of the real trophy that was supposed to come this month – a new president. Instead, Ronald Koeman learned like the rest of us that the election […]

Messi misses out on Spanish Super Cup Semi-Final

Lionel Messi will be unavailable for the Spanish Super Cup semi-final against Real Sociedad, and Koeman will still need to play his strongest XI possible. For those wondering – with Champions League, La Liga, and Copa del Rey, is the Spanish Super Cup important at all? The answer is yes, but recent changes to the […]

Barcelona Femení dominate Real Sociedad 10-1 in Spanish Super Cup | Match Review

Barca Femeni Super Cup

The Spanish Super Cup was over before it began. Facing last year’s champion in the competition, the Barcelona Femení dominated Real Sociedad from start to finish. Goals from Marta Torrejón and Alexia within the first ten minutes gave the match the feeling that it was over when it had hardly begun. Torrejón’s connection with Caroline […]

Barcelona winter transfers: Buy, sell, keep; Ansu Fati, Boring Valverde, Supercopa Hype

Dani Olmo, TBP 173

On episode 173 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and Francesc lament the draw against Espanyol and break down the latest January transfer window rumors. They also talk Ansu Fati’s playing time, Ernesto Valverde’s options, the Spanish Super Cup, and much more! Running Order: What activity should Barcelona conduct in the January transfer window? How will […]

FC Barcelona | History of the Spanish Super Cup

Messi with Spanish Super Cup

Ahead of the 2019-2020 edition of the Spanish Super Cup, the Barcelona Podcast looks at the history of the often overlooked competition. From Lionel Messi to Txiki Begiristain, the Catalan club has been the example of excellence in capturing the trophy.