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The Man from LEBB

Aritz Aduriz’s long, winding road through Spanish football began at Athletic Club’s famed Lezama academy, continued through helping Mallorca get back into Europe and playing under Unai Emery’s orders in the Champions League at Valencia, and finally took a U-turn back to the … Continue reading

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In the Long Run

That game was supposed to be easy. That game was supposed to be done by the 60th minute. And yet, it wasn’t. Barcelona won the UEFA Super Cup yesterday on the back of a dispiriting performance, one in which seemingly two … Continue reading

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The Real Housewives of Catalunya

FC Barcelona, fresh off winning a second treble – a feat no other club in world football has ever accomplished – are having elections this summer. Here’s why you shouldn’t pay attention to any of it. If you thought Barcelona was … Continue reading

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Nerves, Swerves and Lionel Messi

When Alvaro Morata scored the equalizer last night for Juventus, I feared the worst. In the immediate aftermath of the goal, it looked like Juventus was going to beat Barcelona. And Barcelona really had themselves to blame. I’m not trying … Continue reading

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Juventus vs. Barcelona: The Great(ish) Debate

IT’S HERE IT’S HERE IT’S FINALLY HERE. The 2015 Champions League Final will kick off this evening from Berlin, as both Barcelona and Juventus seek the third and final piece of the treble. The Spanish champions are heavily favored, but … Continue reading

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It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye

Xavi Hernandez played his last league game for Barcelona today, ending a career with the club that started in 1991, when he was 11 years old. He made his debut for the first team in 1998, but it would take … Continue reading

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Barcelona Will Not Win a Trophy in 2015-16

De la grada al campo. #CREADAPARABRILLAR pic.twitter.com/r1DBuo1DKs — FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona_es) May 23, 2015 Barcelona are actually going through with this. The Catalan club’s home kit next season will feature horizontal stripes. (There’s the pic, in case you haven’t seen … Continue reading

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