1. Rating the Barcelona Players in Their 7-1 Victory over Thailand

    Preseason friendlies are one of the biggest indicators for managers of where their squad is in preparation for the upcoming campaign. Tata Martino has completely assumed his role of Barcelona manager — and he's taken off in style...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 12 months ago 2,777 reads 29 comments

  2. FC Barcelona: 6 Camp Nou Traditions for Every Barcelona Fan to Know

    Barcelona’s Camp Nou opened in September of 1957 and has since been one of the premier stadiums in the world of football. Taking in a game at the historic stadium is a life-changing event, and fans need to know what to expect when they enter...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 12 months ago 11,448 reads 49 comments

  3. Alexis Sanchez Must Earn His Place at Barcelona This Season

    Time is of the essence for Barcelona winger Alexis Sanchez . The Catalan club has continued to put faith in the Chilean international, but now he must reward that trust with a stellar season in the Blaugrana jersey...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 12 months ago 3,113 reads 20 comments

  4. Former Barcelona Players Who May One Day Return to the Club

    FC Barcelona is known around the world for developing some of football’s top performers, and their academy, La Masia, is regarded as possibly the best on the planet. However, it is understandable that some players just do not make the cut...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 19,373 reads 53 comments

  5. FC Barcelona: Can Barcelona Win La Liga Under Tata Martino?

    When Barcelona hired Tata Martino as the club’s new manager , the football world was a bit stunned. The South American came out of nowhere it seemed, and fans wondered just who would be replacing Tito Vilanova ...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 8,999 reads 94 comments

  6. 20 Things You Need to Know About New Barcelona Manager Tata Martino

    Gerardo "Tata" Martino is officially the new manager of Barcelona and many are still a bit confused. The Argentine tactician was surprisingly hired very quickly, but fans need not worry despite his low profile...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 9,998 reads 31 comments

  7. FC Barcelona: Why Sergi Roberto Will Not Replace Thiago

    With Thiago having rejoined Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich, Barcelona fans want to know just who will be replacing the star midfielder...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 13,857 reads 86 comments

  8. Why Barcelona Fans Should Be Pleased with the 2-0 Loss to Bayern Munich

    In football, preseason matches are not judged by wins and losses. Instead, they are judged by what happens in the 90 minutes on the pitch. With that in mind, despite losing 2-0 to Bayern Munich , Barcelona and its fans have much to be happy about...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 11,288 reads 85 comments

  9. Grading Cristiano Ronaldo's Performance for Real Madrid vs. Lyon

    Real Madrid faced off with French club Olympique Lyon on Wednesday in a pre season friendly that did not go as well as Los Blancos would have hoped. Real Madrid may have had to settle for a comeback draw, but the tactics looked sharp...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 9,374 reads 27 comments

  10. 20 Players Desperate to Seal a Transfer This Summer

    The summer transfer window is in full swing, and just as most clubs are looking to pull off the most profitable moves, many players are also hoping for a change of scenery...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 93,077 reads 96 comments

  11. FC Barcelona: Looking at Possible Replacements for Thiago Alcantara

    Now that Thiago Alcantara has rejoined Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich, Barcelona is left with an issue. The loss of the midfielder has left a hole in the defense that must be addressed...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 23,490 reads 69 comments

  12. Lechia Gdansk vs. Barcelona: What to Expect from La Blaugrana

    The new season is nearly upon us and that means preseason friendlies are underway, but not every club has begun their warm-up matches. Barcelona is set to face off in their first friendly of the summer on Saturday against Polish club Lechia Gdansk...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 8,522 reads 44 comments

  13. 5 Reasons to Believe Barcelona Will Conquer Europe This Season

    After a dismal exit from last season’s Champion League, Barcelona will be looking to make a serious comeback in the new campaign...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 10,899 reads 93 comments

  14. 20 Reasons to Believe Real Madrid Will Win the Champions League This Season

    With the arrival of Carlo Ancelotti and several new star players, Real Madrid have obviously strengthened the squad...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 17,861 reads 156 comments

  15. Asier Illarramendi: Xabi Alonso's Partner and Future Successor

    Asier Illarramendi is the newest face around the Santiago Bernabeu after Real Madrid announced the €30 million signing of the Real Sociedad midfielder, per Spanish paper Marca ...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 9,374 reads 50 comments

  16. FC Barcelona: 5 Areas That Gerard Pique Must Improve for the Coming Season

    It is no secret that Barcelona struggled defensively last season, and that is the club’s most immediate concern. But for the back line to function properly, one player must ultimately step up...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 14,741 reads 103 comments

  17. Predicting 5 Massive La Liga Transfers That Could Still Happen This Summer

    The summer transfer window has been in full swing, and La Liga has seen many moves take place so far. From David Villa joining Atletico Madrid to Isco moving to Real Madrid and all the moves abroad, La Liga has had it all...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 4,475 reads 4 comments

  18. Identifying Barcelona's Plan B Next Season Under Tito Vilanova

    With the new season only a couple months away, Barcelona is still searching for the final pieces to the puzzle. After suffering two huge losses against Bayern Munich in the Champions League, it is clear that the team needs something more...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 7,336 reads 38 comments

  19. Will Ancelotti's Spanish Youth Movement Usher in a New Era for Real Madrid?

    Real Madrid and Galacticos. The two seem to go hand in hand, and it is something that the world has been all too aware of over the past decade...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 8,117 reads 35 comments

  20. Late Uruguay Goal Eliminates Spain from the U-20 World Cup

    Spain faced off against Uruguay in the U-20 World Cup on Saturday with the European side thought to be one of the heavy favorites to win the tournament. However, the Spaniards were sent home disappointed due a shocking goal in extra time...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 4,212 reads 7 comments

  21. Real Sociedad's Battle to Retain Star Players

    The football world is still taking in the unbelievable season of Real Sociedad , which will see the Basque club play in the Champions League next season. But now the real fight begins...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 2,638 reads 15 comments

  22. Barcelona: Has Carles Puyol Become a Liability for Barcelona?

    Several years ago it was universally understood that Carles Puyol was the heart and leader of the Barcelona defense as well as an irreplaceable captain. Fast-forward to today and the lion-hearted Catalan has worn down a bit...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 3,158 reads 34 comments

  23. Real Madrid: Analyzing the Role and Future of Iker Casillas at Real Madrid

    The role of Iker Casillas has never been questioned at Real Madrid . That is until what unfolded at the club last season under Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho . Mourinho decided to bench Casillas around Christmas...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 8,002 reads 57 comments

  24. Real Madrid: 5 Changes Carlo Ancelotti Will Make Immediately at Real Madrid

    Newly appointed manager Carlo Ancelotti has been handed the reins once held by Jose Mourinho ...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 13,935 reads 39 comments

  25. Predicting Malaga's Starting XI for the 2013-14 Season in La Liga

    This summer may be one of the most important times in Malaga ’s club history. With a European ban in place and Manuel Pellegrini having left to join Manchester City , the ...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 year ago 1,827 reads 4 comments