January 09, 2013 by
Tito Vilanova was back in the Barcelona dugout on Sunday for the first time since his operation to remove a tumour on his Parotid gland. The manager got a fantastic reception from the home crowd at the Nou camp, but he had already ststed that his treatment was ongoing and he would not be taking back total control from his assistant Jordi Roura.
That has become even more clear today after it was announced that Vilanova will not be on the bench tomorrow for the cup game against Cordoba. He will not even be in Spain, as he is flying to America to get some expert medical advice about his condition. .....Read more here.......
May 25, 2012 by
It has been an emotional time for everyone connected to FC Barcelona recently. Losing the title to their biggest rivals and somehow going out of the Champion’s league paled into insignificance when Pep Guardiola announced his departure. He can leave the team on a high, however, by guiding them to a second Copa del Rey.
Pep rose through the youth system at Barca, before playing 263 league games for the first team. He won six league titles with them and was in the team that won Barca their first European cup, under Johann Cruyff. .....Read more here.......