1. Spanish Super Cup: FC Barcelona Collects Yet Another Trophy In Style

    FC Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-0 in the Nou Camp and won the Spanish Super Cup. It's the club's eighth trophy in the last 16 months...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 1,775 reads 32 comments

  2. Xavi Hernandez: A Legendary Player Completes 12 Years of Football

    August 18th, 1998—A young, unknown player named Xavi Hernandez makes his debut on Barcelona's first team in the first leg of the Super Cup in Mallorca. He scores a goal in the 15th minute...

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  3. Mezut Ozil To Real Madrid: Barcelona Still the Team To Beat in Spain

    It's the news of the week in European football: Real Madrid has signed Mezut Ozil. The most baffling part, however, is that there seems to be a belief among Real Madrid fans (also common ...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 2,746 reads 58 comments

  4. Top 10 Impact Signings Of The Summer In European Football

    The 2010 summer was a relatively calm one as far as transfers are concerned, especially when compared to the 2009 summer, where Real Madrid alone spent about 250 million...

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  5. Arsenal Snatches Late 1-1 Draw Against 10-Man Liverpool

    It was almost a perfect debut for Roy Hodgson, as Liverpool were only minutes away from their first victory of the season in the Premier League...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 991 reads 31 comments

  6. Spanish Super Cup: Sevilla Takes Round 1 but the Battle Is Far From Over

    Sevilla beat Barcelona 3-1 at home in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup this Saturday. The "B" version of Barcelona controlled possession and dominated the match during the first half...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 554 reads 19 comments

  7. FC Barcelona: The Best Starting 11 for the 2010-11 Soccer Season

    After a glorious 2008/2009 season with Guardiola at the helm, most Barcelona fans were a little disappointed with the outcome of the 2009/2010 season. Maybe not disappointed, but they sure wanted (and felt they could have obtained) more...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 10,124 reads 85 comments

  8. Spanish Super Cup Preview: FC Barcelona Hungry for More Silverware

    The first leg of the Spanish Super Cup will be played this Saturday at the Sanchez Pijuan stadium in Sevilla...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 1,338 reads 10 comments

  9. World Football: 10 Greatest Teams of the 21st Century

     The first decade of the 21st century has brought us some fantastic teams, at both the club and the international level. Choosing the top 10 teams is not an easy job and I've left out some really wonderful sides...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 9,791 reads 102 comments

  10. Arsenal FC: Can Cesc Fabregas Lead the Club to Premier League Glory?

    It's official: Cesc Fabregas's return home has been postponed and he will play for Arsenal in the 2010-11 season. Arsenal fans, excited with the news, seem to expect Cesc to lead their team to the Premier League title...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 952 reads 54 comments

  11. Community Shield: Manchester United Beat Chelsea and Send Out a Warning

    Alex Ferguson did it again! Today, the most successful coach in world football won his 35th (that's right) trophy in his 24 years at Manchester United. And, if today's match was any indication, he doesn't intend to stop at 35 trophies...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 1,440 reads 16 comments

  12. Are You Serious, Mr. Vicente Del Bosque?

    The Spanish national team is going to face Mexico (in Mexico) on August 11 in a friendly match. Seven Barcelona players (Valdez, Puyol, Piqué, Busquets, Xavi, Pedro, and Villa) were called for that match, which apparently seems pretty normal...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 1,901 reads 79 comments

  13. FC Barcelona Asian Tour: Lionel Messi Makes 'Forced' Cameo

    Lionel Messi only played 17 minutes, but he still scored two goals and helped Barcelona win 5-2 against a K-League XI...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 1,922 reads 27 comments

  14. Sergio Agüero: Where Does The Argentinian Prodigy's Future Lie?

    It was bound to happen eventually: Atletico Madrid has become too small for such a huge talent. Now, it's only a matter of time until Kun Agüero is signed by a top European club...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 978 reads 29 comments

  15. FC Barcelona's Top 10 Players Of The Decade (2000-2010)

    FC Barcelona has been the most successful football club for the last decade (despite not winning anything from 2000 to 2004)...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 24,501 reads 64 comments

  16. Arsène Wenger's Most Ridiculous Quotes and Excuses

    It's not exactly breaking news: Arsène Wenger is a sore loser. For the past 13 years, Arsène has entertained everyone with his silly predictions and pathetic excuses...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 5,232 reads 266 comments

  17. Ten of the hottest WAG in World Football

    Football players, just like all sportsmen, are known to attract incredibly hot WAG (Wives and Girlfriends)...

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  18. A Wise Choice: Zlatan Ibrahimovic Has Decided To Stay At Barcelona

    “I came here to win the Champions League and I’ll continue working towards that objective. I want to continue playing for the best club in the world. I'm staying at Barca", said Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahomovic...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 870 reads 27 comments

  19. José Mourinho vs. Rafael Benitez: Top Five Duels In Their Rivalry

    Both José Mourinho and Rafael Benitez came to England in the summer of 2004 to coach Chelsea and Liverpool, respectively. By that time, no one could guess that these two coaches would create such a compelling rivalry...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 6,156 reads 20 comments

  20. Bojan Krkić: Following In The Footsteps Of Lionel Messi

    More than a promise, it's now a certainty: Bojan Krkić is the latest football star to emerge from Barcelona's youth system...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 1,405 reads 15 comments

  21. Top-5 greatest Champions League finals (since 1992)

    Since the most important European club competition is called Champions League (1992), there have been 18 finals. Some of them were great, others not so great. But hey, it's the most important match of the year...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 1,191 reads 11 comments

  22. Arsène Wenger: Let Cesc Fabregas Go!

    It's turning out to be the transfer saga of the 2010 summer as football fans all over the world wonder whether or not Francesc Fabregas will be joining Barcelona for the 2010/2011 season...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 1,589 reads 167 comments

  23. NBA: 10 Greatest Playoff Series of the Last Decade (2000-2010)

    This decade is full of fantastic, epic playoff series. Choosing the best 10 is quite challenging, believe me.I'm aware that not everyone will agree, but here's is my list of the 10 greatest playoff series from 2000 to 2010...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 2,835 reads 7 comments

  24. Liverpool FC: A Sleeping Giant

    30 April 1990 – Led by player-coach (and club legend) Kenny Dalglish, Liverpool FC beats Queen Park Rangers and clinches their 10th league title in 15 years and eighteenth overall (while Manchester United only had seven)...

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  25. Candidates to the 2010 FIFA Player of the Year Award – analysis

    I know there’s still more than five months left till the end of the year, but now that both the club season and the World Cup are over, some players have established themselves as ...

    Manuel Traquete Written by Manuel Traquete about almost 4 years ago 4,529 reads 39 comments