Barcelona Team of the Decade: Messi, Xavi, Iniesta – Who Else? [TBPod171]

Team of the Decade

On episode 171 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and Francesc take turns drafting Barcelona’s Team of the Decade! It’s Lionel Messi, Xavi, Sergio Busquets…. but why is Adriano in one of the teams? Running Order: Who got to draft Messi? Will Xavi, Iniesta, and Sergio Busquets wind up on the same team? Who has the […]

Barcelona’s Team of the Decade | 2010-2019

FC Barcelona Team of the Decade

From Lionel Messi to Dani Alves, FC Barcelona’s squad has been one of the world’s best for the last decade. But who would make Barcelona’s Best XI from the last 10 years?

Ivan Rakitić, Ballon d’Or nominee and Barcelona’s underappreciated midfielder

By guest contributor Emile Avanessian (@hardwoodhype). Between the departure of Xavi following the 2014-15 season and that of Andrés Iniesta this past spring, FC Barcelona suffered losses in midfield in three calendar years on par with arguably any team in the history of club football. In terms of technical skill, institutional knowledge and a preternatural […]

Barcelona not responsible for Deportivo La Coruna survival in La Liga | Francesc Tomas

Barcelona are regrettably being investigated by the Spanish LFP (the organisation which runs La Liga) because they only achieved a 2-2 draw against Deportivo La Coruna in the last game of the 2014/15 league. READ my full column “Barcelona not responsible for Deportivo La Coruna survival in La Liga” for Weloba here. Support: Camp Nou Tickets | Messi […]

Xavi: “Iniesta must now take over as Barcelona captain” | Barca Quote

Xavi: “You, Andrés, like the rest of the team, are still growing. This Barcelona is amazing. You are the captain, and youngsters like Busquets, Leo and Piqué must take control. They are the leaders in a natural way, but now they have to take another step forward.” Support: Camp Nou Tickets | Messi Charity | Shop | Join Us Follow: Facebook | Twitter | ESPN […]

Barcelona 6-0 Getafe | All goals and highlights | La Liga 2015

Barcelona achieved a commanding 6-0 victory against Getafe at the Camp Nou in Matchday 34 of La Liga. Lionel Messi (brace), Luis Suarez (brace), Neymar and Xavi Hernandez scored the goals for the Blaugrana, who enjoyed 76 percent of possession, created 20 goalscoring chances and attempted 18 shots, 12 of them on target. Luis Enrique […]

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 […]

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 […]