1. Grading Luis Enrique's First Few Months as Barcelona Manager

    When Luis Enrique came home to Barcelona , the reaction to his appointment was mixed to say the least. For those supporters tired of Tata Martino's long-ball game, having an ex-captain back as manager was manna from heaven...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 18 hours ago 4,782 reads 58 comments

  2. Comparing Luis Suarez's Start to Life at Barcelona to Neymar's

    Luis Suarez 's start to life in Barcelona hasn't been too dissimilar to that of his team-mate Neymar. Just 18 months ago, the Brazilian wunderkind arrived in Catalonia amid a whirlwind of hype, pomp and ceremony...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 3 days ago 9,869 reads 17 comments

  3. Barcelona Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of December 22

    Barcelona enter Christmas week with transfer rumours prevalent. With the opening of the January transfer window imminent, clubs are beginning to position themselves to make a purchase or two...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 4 days ago 6,431 reads 9 comments

  4. Barcelona's 12 Days of Christmas

    Barcelona approach the Christmas period with much to contemplate. 2014 has been a topsy-turvy year in one way or another. It started with the resignation of Sandro Rosell and the roller coaster never really stopped...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 4 days ago 4,553 reads 23 comments

  5. Pedro Rodriguez Continues to Prove His Worth to Barcelona

    Pedro Rodriguez has had a good week at Barcelona . A stunning—and perfect—midweek hat-trick against Huesca was followed up by another goal less than two minutes after kick off against Cordoba in Saturday's Primera Liga fixture...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 5 days ago 7,488 reads 28 comments

  6. 7 Barcelona Academy Stars to Get Excited About in 2015

    Barcelona have always taken great pride in the players that are produced from their La Masia academy. The wheel continues to turn and the crop that are ready to make the step ...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 5 days ago 15,556 reads 50 comments

  7. Barcelona vs. Cordoba: Issues and Decisions That Will Shape La Liga Game

    Barcelona host Cordoba at the Camp Nou for the first time since a Copa del Rey tie in January 2013 which the Catalans won 5-0. How Luis Enrique and his team could do with a similar result and performance to sign off the year with...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 7 days ago 5,646 reads 26 comments

  8. Selecting 3 Christmas Gifts for Barcelona's Lionel Messi

    Lionel Messi has one La Liga game left in 2014 before he departs the scene for a very well-earned rest. After a tumultuous year in which the Argentina captain has barely had the ...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 8 days ago 16,635 reads 91 comments

  9. Pep Guardiola and 10 Great Barcelona Central Midfielders

    December 16 is a significant date in the Barcelona calendar for it represents the anniversary of Pep Guardiola 's debut as a player...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 10 days ago 11,753 reads 29 comments

  10. FC Barcelona vs. SD Huesca: 3 Things Barca Should Test in Copa del Rey Game

    Barcelona host Huesca in the second leg of their Copa del Rey tie on Tuesday night in what looks to be a mere formality...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 11 days ago 7,240 reads 15 comments

  11. Barcelona Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of December 15

    Barcelona wind down to the Christmas break knowing that they could be in for a busy transfer window. Luis Enrique's biggest challenge will be to ensure any outgoings don't affect the equilibrium of the side at a crucial stage of the season...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 11 days ago 10,207 reads 10 comments

  12. Lacklustre Barcelona Performance Highlights Luis Enrique's Shortcomings

    When Luis Enrique's Barcelona side took to the field against Getafe at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez, there was an expectancy that the match would provide the three points for the Catalans to keep them on the coat tails of Real Madrid ...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 12 days ago 10,988 reads 110 comments

  13. Getafe vs. Barcelona: Issues and Decisions That Will Shape Liga Game

    Barcelona travel to Getafe in the penultimate La Liga game before the winter break, and the first of three fixtures in a week that are all very winnable for the Catalans...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 14 days ago 9,506 reads 42 comments

  14. Ranking and Grading Barcelona Players on UCL Group-Stage Performances

    Barcelona kept their fans waiting, but for the eighth season running, the Catalans finished atop their Champions League group...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 15 days ago 5,140 reads 12 comments

  15. Which Position Will Barcelona's Lionel Messi Be Playing in 5 Years' Time?

    Lionel Messi 's role at Barcelona will inevitably change over the course of the next few years, as he begins to wind down a glorious career...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 16 days ago 13,527 reads 99 comments

  16. Picking a Combined Barcelona vs. Paris Saint-Germain XI

    Picking a combined Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain team is trickier than it sounds—especially if you want to make it a workable and cohesive unit...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 17 days ago 4,233 reads 27 comments

  17. Barcelona vs. PSG: Issues and Decisions That Will Shape UCL Game

    Barcelona host Paris Saint-Germain in a most mouth-watering final Champions League group game on Wednesday...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 18 days ago 9,412 reads 31 comments

  18. Barcelona Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of December 8

    Barcelona may well be back in the hunt for players having recently submitted an appeal to their transfer ban. Should they be successful, their primary acquisition must be a right-back as one, possibly two, appear headed for the exit door in January..

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 18 days ago 12,395 reads 28 comments

  19. Will Allowing Martin Montoya to Leave Backfire on Barcelona?

    Martin Montoya choosing to leave Barcelona isn't breaking news—the storm at Camp Nou has been brewing for some while now...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 19 days ago 5,426 reads 40 comments

  20. Barcelona vs. Espanyol: Issues and Decisions That Will Shape Catalan Derby

    Espanyol make the short trek across town to neighbours Barcelona in one of the highlights of the fixture calendar for both Catalan teams...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 21 days ago 8,341 reads 47 comments

  21. Barcelona: Full Report Card for Every Position for November

    November 2014 has been a great month for Barcelona although it couldn't have started in a worse fashion. Celta Vigo 's visit to Camp Nou opened proceedings, and the Galicians promptly walked away with all three points...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 23 days ago 3,029 reads 8 comments

  22. Barcelona: Luis Enrique Must Keep Rotating to Ensure Success

    Luis Enrique took his Barcelona side to Mestalla on Sunday night for La Liga 's game of the weekend. Valencia , unbeaten at home and flying high themselves, would provide the sternest test so far of the credentials of this Barca side...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 25 days ago 5,241 reads 29 comments

  23. Valencia vs. Barcelona: How the Blaugrana Should Line Up in La Liga Game

    Valencia welcome Barcelona to Mestalla in a game where the stakes couldn't be too much higher. Just four points and two places separate the two sides at the top of La Liga , with only Real Madrid above them at the summit...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 28 days ago 12,954 reads 50 comments

  24. Rivaldo's Bicycle Kick and 8 Other Big Valencia vs. Barcelona Moments

    Barcelona travel to Valencia for their next La Liga fixture and it promises to be every bit as good as any of the games between the sides previously...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 29 days ago 3,903 reads 5 comments

  25. Ranking and Grading Barcelona's Players on Champions League Performances so Far

    With just one game left in the Champions League group stage, Barcelona have their fate completely in their own hands. Beat Paris Saint-Germain at Camp Nou and the Blaugrana will go through as group winners...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 29 days ago 8,298 reads 13 comments