Tag: David Villa

World Cup 2014 Brazil: Group B Decided

Arjen Robben on form against Chile 1st: The Netherlands 2nd: Chile 3rd: Spain 4th: Australia The Dutch stamped their dominance on group B by defeating Chile 2-0, they finish the group unbeaten. Spain on the other other end – with a shuffled up team-  beat Australia by 3 goals.

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Spain vs Netherlands: The Dutch get their Revenge

Spain 1-5 Netherlands I like Spain. I know a lot of Barcelona fans that won’t support the Spanish National Team (mostly those living in Barcelona) due to political reasons. The Barcelona-Real Madrid Rivalry runs that deep, its not just about football. Since I was little I’ve always enjoyed possession football (or Tiki-Taka), so I naturally enjoyed watching …

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Did you say “New York City FC”?

Ok, so David Villa announced his departure from Atletico Madrid and La Liga (and European Football) for an “offer he could not resist.” A few hours later it became official that he was the first ever player to sign for New York City FC. Then, in the same day, buzz started about Frank Lampard being …

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David Villa To Miss EURO 2012

Yes, its true. David Villa will miss this years European Championship. The announcement came yesterday from the player himself via twitter saying: “I’ve tried, but I can’t be 100% to play the Eurocup. I called Vicente del Bosque to say him. It’s the honest thing I could do.” (Aw, Bless him) He continued:  “Thanks to all …

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Club World Cup: Al Sadd 0-4 FC Barcelona Match Review

Barcelona embarked on their Club World Cup campaign with a Semi Final facing Al-Sadd, the AFC Champs. Pep’s Starting line-up was: Valdes, Adriano, Puyol, Mascherano, Abidal, Thiago, Keita,  Iniesta, Pedro, Messi, Villa. The Barca boss decided to rest some of his big guns such as Xavi, Fabregas, Alves & Pique. Barcelona took a few minutes …

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Tidbits: Transfer rumours – Barcelona to sell Villa, Torres leaving Chelsea plus City’s X-mas party

If reports are to be believed, Barcelona want to sell David Villa as early as the January transfer window, or by the end of the season latest. He has recently been linked to several English clubs like Chelsea, Liverpool and Aston Villa. Think its true or not?  It is Marca after all, so take it …

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FC Barcelona transfer rumours: “The Cesc Saga” reaches boiling point!

Various sources have reported that Cesc Fabregas has “handed in his resignation.” He is reported to have held talks with Arsenal boss and admitted that after musch soul-searching, his desire is to move back to his boyhood club Barcelona (YAY). Cesc said last week: “I think I would like to go to Barcelona, whether or …

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Bromance Alert:Our Favourite Bromances

What is a bromance? A couple of definitions from Urban dictionary (cos lets face it, it’s not going to be in Oxford): 1. Describes the complicated love and affection shared by two straight males. 2. A non-sexual relationship between two men that are unusually close. 3. A close relationship between two bros to such a …

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La Liga Fixtures & Preview: Matchday 9

  La Liga is now in week 9. After the midweek break for Copa del Rey, many teams will be looking forward to getting back to work in the League.  31 October 2009 Real Madrid – Getafe Xerez – Sevilla Osasuna – Barcelona Athletic Bilbao – Atletico Madrid  01 November 2009  Mallorca – Racing Villarreal – Tenerife …

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