April 25, 2014 by
After a few weeks in which nothing has gone right for FC Barcelona, there was finally some good news for the cub and the fans. The transfer ban that had been imposed by FIFA for breaking the rules about underage players from non-EU countries has now been lifted. But it has only been suspended.
We still don’t know whether or not Barca will be allowed to sign players in January or next summer, so the club is planning to make hay while the sun shines. There is going to be a massive overhaul of the squad, from top to bottom. .....Read more here.......
October 08, 2012 by
It was a fantastic advert for Spanish football in the Nou Camp last night. FC Barcelona hosted Real Madrid in the first “El Clasico” of the La Liga season. Two of the best teams in the world with at least two of the best players in the world had the world’s press salivating with excitement and the game itself did not disappoint.
Barcelona had defensive concerns going in to the game, and Tito Vilanova surprised everyone by selecting Adriano alongside Mascherano instead of Alex Song. The former Arsenal player is not a central defender, but neither is Adriano. The Barcelona game plan was to keep the ball and reduce the exposure of the back four to Madrid’s fast and strong attackers. .....Read more here.......