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19 hrs ago | Suria

Barca need Messi, Neymar, Suarez to mask...

After a year of political turmoil in the board and court rooms and disappointment on the pitch, Barcelona have not taken a first trophyless season in six years lying down.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Victor Valdes, Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano, Xavi Hernandez, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona

Yesterday | BleacherReport

Barcelona Transfer News: Loan Deal Would Help Alex Song Revitalize Career

Remember when Alex Song was a talented, promising, versatile midfielder? In order for that to be the case again, he needs to move away from Barcelona.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Abidal, Soccer Players, Abidal, Javier Mascherano, Cesc Fabregas, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona

Yesterday | BleacherReport

Barcelona Transfer Ban Right to Be Upheld but Club Secured Future This Summer

FIFA rejected Barcelona's appeal of their transfer ban Wednesday, leaving last season's La Liga runners-up unable to buy new players until January 2016 once the present transfer window closes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Victor Valdes, Alexis Sanchez, Cesc Fabregas, Rafinha, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Risks and rewards for Barcelona in Spanish league

Pictured is Guy Harvey artwork on an athletic clothing line. Artist Guy Harvey has developed his brand into a business empire.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Alexis Sanchez, Cesc Fabregas, Sergio Busquets, Xavi Hernandez

Mon Aug 18, 2014

BleacherReport

Barcelona vs. Leon: Date, Time, Live Stream, Joan Gamper Trophy Preview

FC Barcelona are set to complete their preseason preparation by hosting the Joan Gamper Trophy against Mexican side Club Leon.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Victor Valdes, Lionel Messi, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Luis Suarez, Thierry Henry

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Goal.com

Abidal: Extraordinary things happened at Barcelona that nobody knows about

The French defender, who was unveiled by Olympiakos on Monday, hints that there was turbulence behind the scenes at Camp Nou about which nobody outside of the club knew Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal claims many "extraordinary" things happened behind the scenes at the Catalan club that have never seen the light of day.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Abidal, Eric Abidal, Ibrahim Afellay, Dani Alves, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona

IcNetwork

FC Barcelona follow Bobby Gould's Wales blueprint by letting players vote for new captain

Spanish giants opt for poll to replace Carles Puyol following defender's retirement from football, 18 years after Wales did the same Yet, the ex-Wimbledon boss can now be viewed as a trail-blazer after Spanish giants Barcelona copied his 1996 decision to let players select the team's new captain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Yahoo!

Liga - Zubi hints at further Barcelona spending

Barcelona sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta has not ruled out more signings to follow the capture of defender Thomas Vermaelen as the Catalan giants continue their summer rebuilding.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Dani Alves, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Thomas Vermaelen, Arsenal

Sat Aug 09, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

(Ugly) Football Post: Messi does a Rihanna, Pique drops stink bomb in a plane, Suarez appeals ban

Barcelona soccer sensation and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Lionel Messi posted a picture of a wounded Palestinian child from the Gaza Strip on his Facebook page Thursday, with an accompanying caption appealing to end all violence affecting children in the region.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Luis Suarez

Football365

Transfer news: Thomas Vermaelen leaving Arsenal for Barcelona

The fee the Spanish giants will pay for the Belgian international has not been disclosed but Vermaelen has already passed a medical and agreed terms over a five-year contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, Laurent Koscielny, Soccer Players, Thomas Vermaelen, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Barcelona

Yahoo!

Barcelona star's plane prank stinks the place out

You would have thought Gerard Pique had his fill of stinking performances after his Spain side crashed out of the World Cup finals in the first round, but apparently not.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Gerard Pique, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Spain World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Cricket, England, Golf, PGA Golf

Goal.com

Busquets thrilled to wear Puyol's shirt

The Barcelona midfielder admits he was honoured to be given the retired centre-back's No.5 jersey, and also refused to comment on the impending arrival of Thomas Vermaelen Sergio Busquets has spoken of his pride after Carles Puyol requested that the Barcelona midfielder be given his No.5 jersey.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Victor Valdes, Sergio Busquets, More Sports, Barcelona, Thomas Vermaelen

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Business News

Turkish media talk up Galatasaray interest in A 20m Arsenal star

Manager Arsene Wenger may soon be handed a transfer offer for Lukas Podolski , according to the latest Arsenal transfer news.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Theo Walcott, Thomas Vermaelen, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Galatasaray, Alexis Sanchez

Business News

La Liga transfer latest: Wolfsburg laud signing of Arsenal-linked Atletico midfielder

The big news from La Liga today is that Barcelona are set to make another signing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Thomas Vermaelen, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Barcelona, Andre, Luis Suarez

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Goal.com

Blind is on his way out, says Ajax coach

Richard Witschge is convinced that the in-demand Netherlands international is on the verge of leaving Amsterdam after the left-back opted to train away from the rest of the squad Ajax youth coach Richard Witschge expects Daley Blind to leave the Dutch champions this summer after he was instructed to train on his own.

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Related Topix: Netherlands World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Patrice Evra, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona

Goal.com

Xavi named Barcelona captain

The 34-year-old midfielder succeeds veteran skipper Carles Puyol, who had long held the armband but left the club this summer to retire and take up a non-playing role Barcelona have announced that Xavi will succeed the retired Carles Puyol as club captain following the centre-back's exit this summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Andres Iniesta, Victor Valdes, Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona

Football365

Barcelona

Vermaelen's future at Arsenal has been the subject of speculation all summer, with the Belgium centre-back entering the final year of his contract at the Emirates.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Laurent Koscielny, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Arsenal

Tue Aug 05, 2014

CNN

More than a club: Can Bartomeu save Barca from itself

When Josep Maria Bartomeu became the 40th president of FC Barcelona at the start of this year, he was paraded at the Camp Nou stadium in front of the waiting press, just as his predecessors before him had.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Spain World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Sky Sports

Barcelona bid for Vermaelen

Vermaelen's future at Arsenal has been the subject of speculation all summer, with the Belgium centre-back entering the final year of his contract at the Emirates.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Laurent Koscielny, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Arsenal

BleacherReport

Xavi Hernandez Announces Retirement from Spain International Side

The 34-year-old midfielder admits he was due to retire after Euro 2012, but was persuaded to continue by coach Vicente del Bosque.

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Related Topix: Spain World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona

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