Category Archive: La Liga

The Spanish League

Jun 18 2014

Tidbits: Transfer Rumours & Premier League Fixtures

After his shocking performance in Spain’s opening match against the Netherlands, Diego Costa has all but all but confirmed his transfer to Chelsea, saying he’s always wanted a shot in the Premier League. Arsenal Captain Thomas Vermeulan has agreed to a Manchester United Switch Former Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain is reportedly close to a Barcelona …

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Dec 11 2011

El Clasico: Real Madrid not good enough for Barca

Ok, so it wasn’t exactly the best match or the best performance by either team. Honestly, I was disappointed, I expected fireworks, which we’ve all become accustomed to seeing in el Clasico nights. But the Blaugrana boys got the job done. I knew they would win. I was actually shocked to hear that Barcelona went …

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Dec 09 2011

El Clasico!

Yes its that time again! Clasico time! The internet Gods came through for me and I’m all up and running just in time for it! Woohoo! Now, if you not sure about why this game is such a big deal, you may want to check this out before reading further: The Barcelona-Real Madrid Rivalry explained Interestingly, these …

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Dec 03 2011

Blaugrana Blitz: FC Barcelona 5(6)-0 Levante, a “Fab” performance

Pep decided to start against Levante with Valdés, Mascherano, Puyol, Abidal, Xavi, Cesc, Busquets, Iniesta, Cuenca, Alexis and Messi. Missing from the line-up was birthday David Villa, who still managed a few smiles for the camera. Cesc Fabregas’ new haircut proved lucky for him as he netted a brace with goals also coming from Cuenca, …

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Dec 01 2011

Blaugrana Blitz: Barca boys shine at Professional Football League (LFP) Awards

FC Barcelona did well at the  Spanish Professional Football League 2010-11 where they won in almost every category. Players and managers of the league all voted and the awards were decided as follows: Pep Guardiola was awarded the best manager of the La Liga (Premier Division). Lionel Messi bagged two awards, the best striker and …

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Nov 30 2011

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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Nov 28 2011

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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Nov 27 2011

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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May 14 2011

Blaugrana Blitz: Tots Units Fem Forca! FC Barcelona celebration pictures:)

Tots Units Fem Forca Hi guys! Well, I know I’ve been on an extremely long break. But just dropping by to post some pics! We all know by now that Barca have won La Liga for the 3rd year running under Pep Guardiola’s management.. What can I say, the man is a machine! Here are …

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Nov 30 2010

El Clasico: Barca run rings around Real Madrid in an emphatic 5-0 win

So it wasnt really the close encounter I had expected. I’m happy nonetheless, of course. What we were all privileged enough to witness yesterday was sublime football. Football at its finest. That is how the game is meant to be played. Barca appeared to their adoring Camp Nou looking like men with a plan. From the word …

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