1. Pep Guardiola Leaving FC Barcelona: Did Real Madrid and Mourinho Force Him Out?

    Pep Guardiola is leaving FC Barcelona after five years as manager of the club. He will be replaced by Tito Vilanova after the end of the current La Liga season, as reported by Goal...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 6,480 reads 7 comments

  2. Barcelona vs. Chelsea: Why Dani Alves Caused the Barca Debacle

    The world witnessed the recent upset by Chelsea FC against FC Barcelona during the UEFA Champions League ( UCL ) semifinals. It was not to be expected, according to spectators and pundits here in Puerto Rico where I am writing...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 2,321 reads 7 comments

  3. Chelsea vs. FC Barcelona: What Barca Must Learn from Their UCL Defeat

    The first leg of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) semifinals between Chelsea and FC Barcelona is over. The victor was Chelsea FC thanks to Didier Drogba scoring near the first half...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 1,642 reads 4 comments

  4. Chelsea vs. Barcelona: Why Dani Alves' Comments May Backfire on Him

    Dani Alves, a defender for FC Barcelona , said in a press conference that Chelsea lacks courage in its play...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 3,458 reads 23 comments

  5. World Football: 20 Most Illogical Transfers and Flops of the Past 5 Years

    The transfer period in world football happens two times a year. The present year is no exception, with clubs currently making decisions regarding transfers. While there have been wise decisions concerning transfers, there are some that defy logic...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 1,921 reads 35 comments

  6. FC Barcelona: How Ibrahim Afellay Can Make a Difference for Barca

    Ibrahim Afellay was given medical clearance by FC Barcelona 's medical service. He is able to return to La Blaugrana after a lengthy recovery from a tear in the anterior cruciate ligament of the left knee...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 3,034 reads 13 comments

  7. FC Barcelona: Why Pele Should Quit Comparing Messi with Neymar

    While Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona are basking in recent glory, Pele has been attracting attention with his less than flattering comments about the star of Barca. Pele recently declared that Messi is below the standards of Neymar of Santos FC...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 7,631 reads 29 comments

  8. FC Barcelona: Will They Defeat Real Madrid in El Clasico?

    The intense rivalry between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid appears to be heating the month of April. La Blaugrana was in second place behind Real Madrid with a gap of 10 points...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 2,659 reads 29 comments

  9. World Football's 20 Most Unforgettable Temper Tantrums

    The spring season brings to mind the end of football season in many areas of the world. It also brings preparations for the summer transfer window...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 2,131 reads 5 comments

  10. Alex Morgan Of FC Sibir Novosibirsk: Russia Will Go To UEFA Champions League

    Alex Morgan who is the current manager of FC Sibir Novosibirsk expressed confidence that Russia will be a protagonist in the UEFA Champions League. Morgan said that this will happen within five to six years in an interview with Russia Today ( RT )...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 561 reads 2 comments

  11. FC Barcelona: Why Cristian Tello Should Remain with La Blaugrana

    Michael Cerna, a fellow B/R writer, wrote an interesting article concerning the debate about the future of CristianTello . The debate centers on whether La Blaugrana should sell Tello or not...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 2,362 reads 12 comments

  12. Samuel Eto'o: Why Decision to Drop Lawsuit Against FC Barcelona Helps Club

    Samuel Eto'o withdrew his lawsuit against FC Barcelona according to an article published in FOX Sports . The lawsuit was estimated at $4 million with interest that was not paid to Eto'o when he left Barca for Inter Milan in the year 2010...

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  13. Rating FC Barcelona Players in UEFA Champions League Quarterfinals 2nd Leg

    FC Barcelona and AC Milan are expected to face each other in the second leg of the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League. The match is expected to take place at Camp Nou in Barcelona on April 3 2012...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 2,666 reads 6 comments

  14. Barcelona vs. AC Milan: Pedro Warns Against Overconfidence in UCL Match

    Pedro Rodriguez, who is a winger for FC Barcelona, issued a warning about being overconfident in the next UEFA Champions League match against AC Milan ...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 1,302 reads 7 comments

  15. Jose Mourinho Linked to Manchester City: Why Mourinho Will Not Sign with City

    Jose Mourinho will leave Real Madrid to replace Roberto Mancini as Manchester City manager, according to Caught Off Side and Spanish press reports. "The Special One" is allegedly slated for the switch on June 30 after the current season...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 2,835 reads 17 comments

  16. Manchester City Transfer: Why Cristiano Ronaldo Should Not Sign with City

    It appears that Manchester City is making plans to sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid . The amount would be a transfer fee of $128m with a wage of $640m to $800m a week as reported in Goal ...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 10,865 reads 13 comments

  17. FC Barcelona vs. AC Milan: Will Barca Survive the Next Champions League Match?

    The quarterfinals UEFA Champions League (UCL) match between FC Barcelona and AC Milan left a sour note for supporters, players and managers. The match ended in a draw without goals and many questions asked...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 5,226 reads 47 comments

  18. FC Barcelona Transfer: Why Gareth Bale Will Not Go to La Blaugrana

    Chris Coleman, who is manager of the Welsh National Football Team, said that Gareth Bale ( Tottenham Hotspur and Wales) could go to FC Barcelona and Real Madrid . Coleman made the statements in an interview with Goal online magazine...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 3,213 reads 9 comments

  19. FC Barcelona: Rating the Top Personalities of La Blaugrana

    The recent victories of La Blaugrana in La Liga and the UEFA Champions League served as an inspiration for a slideshow. The slideshow is dedicated to FC Barcelona, the people who are Barca supporters as well as BR readers...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 1,145 reads 11 comments

  20. AC Milan vs FC Barcelona: Tactical Breakdown of What to Expect in UCL

    AC Milan and FC Barcelona will be facing each other in the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in Milan Italy next week in the quarter finals of the UEFA Champions League ( UCL )...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about over 2 years ago 3,312 reads 30 comments

  21. Santos FC: Neymar Makes the Top 10 Expensive Footballers List

    The online magazine Futebol Finance (in a h/t to RT ) published their list of the most expensive footballers. Neymar of Santos FC is the first person in the list with a buyout clause of $79 million for any interested team...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about almost 3 years ago 679 reads 17 comments

  22. FC Barcelona: How It May Overtake Real Madrid in La Liga Tables

    Xoel Cardenas (who is a fellow B/R writer) wrote about the closing gap between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid in the 2011-2012 La Liga standings...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about almost 3 years ago 5,248 reads 26 comments

  23. Tim Tebow to Jets: Why Tim Tebow and New York Jets Will Have a Great Season

    I was reading an article about Tim Tebow and the New York Jets written by fellow Bleacher Report writer Joe Rapolla Jr. He talks about how the media and the fans will kill off the NFL career of Tim Tebow...

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  24. Neymar: A Never-Ending Drama Between FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and Santos FC

    The soap opera of Neymar, Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Santos FC took another turn in its latest chapter. Neymar said that he prefers FC Barcelona to the " arrogant attitude " of Real Madrid...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about almost 3 years ago 9,568 reads 7 comments

  25. FC Barcelona: Eric Abidal and Fabrice Muamba Deserve Our Support

    Eric Abidal sent a message of support to Fabrice Muamba from his Facebook account. The story was reported on the Goal website...

    Roberto Alvarez-Galloso Written by Roberto Alvarez-Galloso about almost 3 years ago 1,126 reads 5 comments