Browsing All posts tagged under »Barcelona«

Viktoria Plzeň, BATE Borisov and The Champions League

September 14, 2011 by


As a Liverpool fan watching the Champions League over the last few years has felt like peering through a closed shop window. Instead of being able to shop at Waitrose, I have had to head down to Iceland on a Thursday night to watch Liverpool take on the European not-so-elite. Anyway, let’s digress from Liverpool […]

El Classico on a Monday Night?

November 30, 2010 by


The whole world had been anticipating tonights El Classico for a few weeks now. Barca v Madrid, Messi v Ronaldo, Venables v McManaman and Pep v Jose. The script had been set, Madrid have been unstoppable in recent weeks, brushing aside teams with ease, sitting top of La Liga – one point clear of fierce […]

Deja Vu

August 30, 2010 by


It all sounds a bit familiar, more noises are being made from Barcelona about matters that don’t really concern them. It only seems like yesterday that Puyol, Messi and Co were demanding that Fabregas join them at the Camp Nou. After that failed attempt Messi urged Liverpool to be “humane” and allow Mascherano to join him at Barca. Now their buddy Xavi […]

The Mourinho Factor

August 1, 2010 by


As the new season draws closer im pondering on what impact serial winner Jose Mourinho will have on Real Madrid. On the face of it this looks like his toughest task yet, what team and manager can stop the Catalan juggernaut from winning the league again? Barcelona have made two signings this summer with versatile Brazilian Adriano Correia joining from Sevilla and not […]

Someone turn the Tap off!

July 30, 2010 by


The big summer transfer saga involves Arsenals captain Cesc Fabregas and former club Barcelona. Cesc has made no secret of his desire to rejoin his boyhood club at some stage in his career and Mr Wenger understands this, but the antics of Barcelona and their players trying to lure Cesc has boarded on ridicule! First […]