Category: FC Barcelona

The Catalan Giants

Blaugrana Blitz: An early Christmas present for Barcelona fans, the new Barca book!

Looking for a great Christmas present? Another Barcelona book will hit stores on Thursday (01/12/2011). Remember, Barca:The Best Year of Our Life was released exactly 2 years ago.  Now, this book titled “Barca: In the Heart of the Legend”  follows the FC Barcelona journey through the 2010-2011 season, including the most intense and emotional moments …

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Blaugrana Blitz: Barca boys go shopping in Milan

You will never guess what my mad google-searching skills have found me? Pictures of the Barca guys out shopping while in Milan for their Champions League tie with AC Milan! I don’t know how I missed this for over a week, but either way, here it is. Looks like Xavi & Co took to the …

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Blaugrana Blitz: Back with a Vengeance! FC Barcelona 4-0 Rayo Vallecano

What a way to silence the critics. After the shock defeat to Getafe, the press have been all over the Catalan giants. I did not understand the hoopla, after all its one game, and as Barcelona legend Cryuff said “leagues aren’t won in December.” None-the-less, Pep rallied his troops and came back with a 4-0 …

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Blaugrana Blitz: “We are Barca and we’ll move forward” – Gerard Pique

After the horrible defeat to Getafe, in which we sorely missed the services of Iniesta & Cesc Fabregas, the midfielders have returned to training. Yay! Pep Guardiola will see this as a major boost to the team, who are now 6 points behind Real Madrid. Although the guys face Rayo Vallecano on Tuesday, Pep’s mind …

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Blaugrana Blitz: Oh dear! Getafe 1-0 FC Barcelona

Well dear blog readers, its has happened. Barca have lost their first game of the season and have fallen 6 points short of Madrid. To make matters worse, Madrid had earlier won their match against Atletico by 4 to 1. panicking? No. Not yet. In terms of the match, I feel that maybe the neon …

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Blaugrana Blitz: AC Milan 2-3 FC Barcelona (highlights & match pictures)

Group H has been secured. Barca clinched top spot in their magnum opus clash with Milan at the San Siro. What I thought would be a formality game (since both teams ad already qualified for the knockout stages) turned out to be rather entertaining. The Rossoneri did well in their physical style of play to …

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Blaugrana Blitz: Im Back baby!

Ahhh it seems like the seasons changed while we were on the “hiatus of undetermined duration.” So, heres presenting the first edition since then, of the Blaugrana Blitz, for the Culé in you! The subject of   Alcantara and whether he will jump the ship to Real Madrid seems to be reaching a boiling point. …

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Blaugrana Blitz: Celebration Time!!!

So the winning Barca team landed home… And with them they bring the Wembley nets that Pique so admantly cut down last night!

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Champions League Final: FC Barcelona 3-1 Manchester United.

Wooooohoooo! FC Barcelona steam-rolled Manchester United at Wembley last night to win their 3rd Champions League in 6 years, and the 2nd under the instruction of the REAL chosen one, Pep Guardiola. In what was a repeat of 2009’s final, they took on Manchester United and again came out triumphant. In the build up to …

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