1. How Ajax Can Shackle Barcelona Stars Neymar and Messi

    History runs deep between Barcelona and Dutch giants Ajax . The two have shared many players throughout the years. They also share a common view on youth development and have faced off in European competition several times over the last few years...

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  2. A Progress Report on the Early Form of Barcelona's Summer Signing Ivan Rakitic

    Barcelona made headlines last summer when they moved to sign Sevilla star Ivan Rakitic ...

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  3. How Beating Eibar Prepared Barcelona for the Upcoming El Clasico Showdown

    It was a tough night at the Camp Nou , as Barcelona found stiff competition from newly promoted side Eibar ...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 2 days ago 5,069 reads 33 comments

  4. Why Pedro Has Been Barcelona's Most Disappointing Player This Season

    When Pedro first burst onto the scene at Barcelona, there was a ton of excitement. He played a big role under Pep Guardiola , helping the Catalans win several trophies and Barcelona to become one of the greatest teams in the history of football...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 4 days ago 4,832 reads 20 comments

  5. Are Barcelona's Neymar and Lionel Messi Football's Most Important Double-Act?

    Lionel Messi and Neymar are two of the biggest names in world football today, and the fact that they play together at club level is surreal. One Brazilian, one Argentinian, but both are constant headliners...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 6 days ago 11,434 reads 96 comments

  6. Making Sense of the USMNT's Roster Moves Ahead of Their Match Against Honduras

    After a major tournament like the World Cup, almost every team enters a period of transition. Debuts are made, younger player are given their chances and veterans start filtering out of the squad lists...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 7 days ago 7,130 reads 16 comments

  7. How Center Back Competition Is Bringing Back the Best Side of Gerard Pique

    Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has received immense criticism over the past few years due to his struggling performances for the Catalan club...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 9 days ago 7,384 reads 16 comments

  8. Why Jeremy Mathieu Is the Unsung Hero for Barcelona so Far in the 2014/15 Season

    There is no denying the importance of Lionel Messi and Neymar at Barcelona this season. The attacking duo has played a role in nearly every goal for the Catalans this season and without them things could be much different at the moment...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 11 days ago 7,053 reads 25 comments

  9. 5 Players to Watch in USA's International Friendly with Ecuador

    The 2014 World Cup may now be just a thing of the past, but the United States men’s national team has a lot of steam going forward. On Friday, they will face off with Ecuador in what should be a thrilling match...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 11 days ago 4,429 reads 5 comments

  10. 5 Issues Barcelona Need to Work on During International Break

    The international break has arrived to the disdain of many fans of club football. While the players are away defending the colors of their countries, the managers back home can focus on what changes need to be made...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 13 days ago 7,164 reads 18 comments

  11. 5 Barcelona Players to Watch on International Duty Week of October 6

    The always-looming international break will arrive this week, as players will leave their respective clubs and join together to compete for their countries...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 14 days ago 4,572 reads 10 comments

  12. Lionel Messi and Neymar Partnership Finally Realizing Expectations

    When the news first broke over a year ago that Brazilian starlet Neymar would be joining FC Barcelona , the football world held its collective breath...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 16 days ago 35,715 reads 60 comments

  13. Why It Is Time for Ernesto Valverde to Hand Unai Lopez the Keys to the Midfield

    Ander Herrera has left the building. The Basque midfielder exited the Basque Country during the summer to join Manchester United , and his former side Athletic Club Bilbao is still trying to recover from the loss...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 18 days ago 2,189 reads 1 comments

  14. 5 Things Sergi Roberto Must Do to Become a Regular at Barcelona

    Sergi Roberto has a footballing pedigree that most other players would love to have. He was raised in La Masia, has been a leader for Spain youth teams and was a standout in every youth category growing up...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 18 days ago 3,662 reads 18 comments

  15. Why Marquinhos Is the 1 PSG Player Barcelona Would Love to Sign

    Barcelona are set to face off with Champions League opponents Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday in what promises to be a thrilling affair...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 20 days ago 3,438 reads 4 comments

  16. Picking a Combined PSG-Barcelona XI

    As Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain prepare to face off in Champions League group play, fans are already hard at work predicting how the clash will play out...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 21 days ago 8,326 reads 27 comments

  17. Barcelona 6-0 Granada: Winners and Losers from the La Liga Clash

    Barcelona flexed their muscles and showed just how dominant they can be when they trumped Granada on Saturday to the tune of a 6-0 score line. Neymar bagged a hat trick in the process, while Lionel Messi chimed in with a brace for himself...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 23 days ago 11,619 reads 36 comments

  18. Why the Time Has Come for Barcelona to Look Beyond Xavi

    Xavi is a living, breathing Barcelona legend. The La Masia graduate has done it all for La Blaugrana and will always be remembered as one of the greatest to ever put on the shirt...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 25 days ago 11,461 reads 13 comments

  19. What Can Barcelona Realistically Expect from Munir El Haddadi This Season?

    Because of the recent upward trend of Munir El Haddadi, it makes sense for Barcelona fans to be overjoyed and extremely excited. They are right to feel that way, but they must also be cautious...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 26 days ago 5,338 reads 10 comments

  20. Malaga vs. Barcelona: Key Issues That Will Shape the La Liga Clash

    After a very impressive start to the new season, Barcelona will be looking to continue their winning ways on Wednesday when they travel to take on La Liga rivals Malaga...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 27 days ago 7,591 reads 28 comments

  21. Why Pedro Is Under the Most Pressure for Barcelona Following Win Against Levante

    Barcelona convincingly won their fourth straight La Liga match to start the season when they trumped Levante 5-0 on Sunday. The three points took the Catalans to sole possession of the top of the table, and fans have much to be excited about...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 28 days ago 8,008 reads 33 comments

  22. Barcelona Look to Keep Clean-Sheet Streak Alive Against Levante

    Barcelona have yet to find their best form under Luis Enrique, yet the Catalans have played well enough to win all four of their matches this season without conceding a single goal...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 month ago 7,242 reads 26 comments

  23. Grading the Barcelona Players on Their Champions League Performances vs. Apoel

    It was a tight affair at Camp Nou on Wednesday when Barcelona hosted Apoel in Champions League group-stage play. However, Barcelona finished the match with all three points thanks to a first-half header from Gerard Pique...

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  24. Barcelona Continue La Masia Focus in Win over Apoel

    It has been an interesting start to the season for Barcelona. The new Luis Enrique era is in full blossom and things are starting to come together for La Blaugrana...

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  25. Barcelona vs. Apoel: Key Issues That Will Shape Champions League Game

    Barcelona is set to kick off their Champions League campaign this season when the host group-stage rivals Apoel on Wednesday. The Cypriot champions will be making the trip to the Camp Nou and fans are in for a thriller...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 month ago 5,637 reads 9 comments