Barcelona (AFP) – Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu confirmed on Saturday that a new stadium for the Barca B team will be named after Johan Cruyff and a statue of the Dutch great constructed at the club’s Camp Nou stadium.
Speaking a day after the first anniversary of Cruyff’s death, his son Jordi said the family were “very happy” with the agreement reached with Barcelona.
Toronto FC has been expectedly quiet during the winter, but they made a significant splash on Monday morning.
TFC has officially unveiled the signing of Spanish midfielder Victor Vazquez using targeted allocation money. The 30-year-old most recently played for Cruz Azul in Liga MX and will provide even more experience in TFC's midfield this upcoming season.
Barcelona 3:1 Atletico Madrid Here in Spain, the main Yuletide celebration is not Christmas Day but Los Reyes (the Kings), the Epiphany, the 6th of January or Twelfth Night, the date when the baby Jesus delivers presents to the good children of Iberia in the same way the three wise men from the east brought gifts to him.
With no top flight domestic football on over the weekend as a result of the international
qualifiers/friendlies, and Cadiz playing away from home, I decided to tune into Barcelona
B v Xerez to get my weekly fix of Spanish football. And if there's anything I learned,
it's that Barcelonas future is in safe hands.
Despite having more than a month remaining on his ban, Luis Suarez is set to takethe field Wednesday wearing Barcelona colors.
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique confirmed that theUruguayan, who is serving a suspension for biting defender Giorgio Chiellini in this summer's World Cup, is scheduled to feature in Wednesday's Barcelona B friendly against an Indonesian national selection.
Sevilla's Luis Alberto will have a medical at Liverpool on Friday after a Â£6.8million deal was agreed between the two clubs. The 20-year-old, who will sign on a four-year deal, has been on loan at Barcelona B and had expected to stay at Sevilla, but the cash-strapped club has had to let the striker leave.
Remember yesterday when we brought you news of a defeat so heavythat it causedCD Eldense to withdraw fromthe Spanish third tierwith immediate effect? Well, it would appear that the saga doesn't begin and end there.
The day after the match (i.e, today),Eldense's head coach Filippo di Pierro wasarrested by police who are reportedly chasing upallegations of corruption pertaining to Saturday's Segunda Division B fixture.