Posts Tagged ‘ barcelona ’

Atletico Madrid 1-2 Barcelona: Busquets takes ‘modern centre-half’ role a little further

September 20, 2010
Atletico Madrid 1-2 Barcelona: Busquets takes ‘modern centre-half’ role a little further

Barcelona claim a narrow victory in a fixture they’ve found difficult in recent years – but Lionel Messi was injured late on.
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Posted in General Articles | 59 Comments »

Barcelona 5-1 Panathinaikos: the away side take the lead, but eventually crumble

September 17, 2010
Barcelona 5-1 Panathinaikos: the away side take the lead, but eventually crumble

Barcelona had another scare, but hit back to record a convincing victory.
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Posted in Champions League | 27 Comments »

Barcelona 0-2 Hercules: Valdez beats Valdes twice to give Hercules shock victory

September 14, 2010
Barcelona 0-2 Hercules: Valdez beats Valdes twice to give Hercules shock victory

Barcelona were defeated by a two-goal margin in La Liga for the first time under Pep Guardiola, at the hands of newly-promoted Hercules.
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Posted in Spain | 44 Comments »

Holland v Spain: two teams rooted in similar history

July 10, 2010
Holland v Spain: two teams rooted in similar history

This is a tremendously intriguing final for a variety of reasons.
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Posted in World Cup 2010 | 58 Comments »

Barcelona 2009/10: fewer trophies, better team

May 18, 2010
Barcelona 2009/10: fewer trophies, better team

Barcelona’s 2008/09 season was the most successful in their history; the most successful in any club’s history. Surely they couldn’t have an equally good campaign this time around?
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Posted in 2009/10 Review | 167 Comments »