Barcelona: Leo Messi will join the squad travelling to the Blaugrana’s England training camp on Monday, club announces (ESPN)

23 Jul

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Squad announced for friendly against Switzerland

14 Feb

Alejandro Sabella announced the squad today for the friendly against Switzerland on Feb, 29, 2012.  The players  are plying their trade internationally. Expect a few names to be called up from the domestic league as well. Di María, Ángel (Real Madrid-Spain) Higuaín, Gonzalo (Real Madrid – Spain) Messi, Lionel (Barcelona – Spain) Mascherano, Javier (Barcelona [...]

Carlos Tevez and Players’ power over their clubs

17 Jan

Football is a strange game. Fans support their teams through thick and thin yet have very little input on how their clubs are ran. The only influence would be voting for their club’s authorities, but only in countries where clubs are still social institutions, rather than privately owned businesses. More often than not presidential campaigns [...]

What can we expect from the Clausura 2012?

9 Jan

We have just finished one of the least exiting tournaments of the last few years. The Apertura 2011, was won by the best team, Boca Juniors, which does not mean to say that they were or are a brilliant team. They deserved the title on the basis of their order, tidiness, and efficiency. They broke [...]

Messi vs. Ronaldo – Statistics don’t lie

9 Dec

                  Over and over, again and again, the same question is asked yet again. Who is the best player in the world? Glory hound websites have turned the El Clasico into a battle between Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi. When interviewed before tomorrow’s El Clasico, Cristiano replied [...]

Fallen Hero

3 Dec

Carlos Tevez, Carlitos, el Apache. However you wish to call him, is not going through the best of times. He finished last season as joint top scorer on the EPL, captained his club and  lifted the FA cup at Wembley, Played in the world Cup for his country, hailed as  “the people’s player” the hero [...]