The 2014-15 La Liga schedule has been released and most fans of the Spanish league quickly scanned the fixtures to see when Barcelona and Real Madrid will be facing off in the first El Clasico of the season.
The first matchup between the Spanish giants will be Sunday, October 26 at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid.
Barcelona or Real Madrid: Who Is The Real Deal? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
There are few things in life that are certain. Apples will fall from the tree, Celtic will win the Scottish Premier League and in Spain, Barcelona and Real Madrid will once again contest the 2014-2015 Spanish Primera Liga title.
Barcelona have confirmed the signing of defender Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia for £16million. The move displays the Catalan club's continued deficit in the quality of defensive footballers compared to their attacking counterparts.
The 30-year-old was a left-back for most of his career but has been moved to center-back due to his pace and quality out wide rescinding with age.
Iago Aspas, on loan at Sevilla from Liverpool, told the Spanish radio stationCadena Cope that he understands why his former team-mate Luis Suarez has been banned from playing. However, even though this latest offense is Suarez's third time biting someone, Aspas believes that the Barcelona striker's ban from all soccer-related activities is excessive.
Ex-Liverpool employee Iago Aspas has claimed that former teammate Luis Suarezhas been treated like a "murderer" by FIFA after biting Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.
Aspas, who recently joined Sevilla on loan for the whole of next season after a dismal year at Anfield, toldSpanish radio station Cadena Cope that while he thought Suarez should been banned from playing, the Uruguayan striker'sban from all football-related activity by FIFA was more befitting of a killer.
Barcelona Football Club has announced the much awaited signing of defender Jeremy Mathieu from fellow Spanish Club, Valencia. The transfer of the French national was stuck up for sometime with dispute arising about the final fee and the way in it will be structured. But finally it looks Barca has succumbed to Valencia's demand and agreed to pay €20 Million.
Following Sunday's World Cup final loss to Germany, albeit in extra time, Lionel Messi's legacy took a sharp hit. If he never wins the game's most prestigious trophy, Messi will never be considered the greatest soccer player ever, and that's okay because he is already an iconic figure in the sport with a lot more to contribute.
Luis Suarez Replacing The Irreplaceable? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Be it the acquisition of a major international name, or the return of a prodigal hero, the flamboyant unveiling of a major signing by the world's biggest clubs has long since become part and parcel of the realm of modern football.
Manchester United target hints at Barcelona move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Dutch World Cup star Daley Blind has dropped a major hint that he could join Spanish giants Barcelona in the summer. The 24 year old spent a few days in the Catalan capital with his friends as he enjoyed his vacation after the World Cup in Brazil.
Barcelona bid €35m to land €42m Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It certainly seems a three way transfer tussle is on full flow for Colombia's World Cup star Juan Cuadrado.After we reported yesterday citing Spanish daily that Bayern Munich were willing to offer €42m for Juan Cuadrado, Spanish site ABC Deportes has now claimed that the Catalan giants have put in a €35m for the 26 year old.
The transfer saga of €42m rated Manchester United target explained - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The post World Cup hyperbole seems to be kicking in for every Colombian player who enthralled the biggest of stages in Brazil in their run to the quarter finals. Every four years a handful of young sensations fresh from their 'biggest stage' exploits are touted for a move to the most illustrious clubs around who rub shoulders in the highest echelons of European football.
Liverpool star denies selling restaurant, sparks transfer move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Sometimes being a vice captain of a club doesn't help. Daniel Agger was clearly Liverpool's third choice centre back last season with Martin Skrtel and Mamadou Sakho being the preferred first choice centre back pair for the Merseyside giants.
I got a lot of stick from some Arsenal fans after writing an article last year about the Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi possibly coming to play for Arsenal. Now I am not saying that I was right, because I wrote the story as an April Fool's Day piece, but amazingly, The Express are [...]
Last summer definitely saw Liverpool get one over on Arsenal, with Arsene Wenger making the infamous bid for Luis Suarez of one pound over £40 million. That may or may not have triggered a release clause in the cannibalistic Uruguayan striker's contract, but they stood firm and used the opportunity to take the mickey and [.
Liverpool is reportedly targeting Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus in an audacious £45m raid according to reports in the Guardian. Anfield boss Brendan Rodgers has bagged a reported £75m from the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona and has already started to invest well in the summer transfer market having brought in Southampton pair Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana as well as German midfielder Emre Can, but it seems the Northern Irishman has further targets in mind.
Luis Suarez: Hero but NOT Liverpool Legend - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
So it's settled then. Luis Suarezis set to join Barcelona for a deal worth £75 million. For a lot of Liverpool fans it is and will remain a divisive issue over the coming season as to whether selling our best player leaves us in a weaker or ironically stronger position over the next twelve months.
Xavi has opted to remain at Barcelona and will not be joining New York City FC for its inaugural MLS season as was recently believed, according to the latest reports from Spain. Xavi is expected to remain with the Spanish giants for the 2014-15 season, a surprising move given that Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu recently stated that Xavi would be on the move.
FC Barcelona has announced that La Masia product Bojan Krkic will be joining English Premier League club Stoke City this coming season. Bojan Krkic is expected to sign a four year deal with the English Club. This will be the start of yet another chapter in his footballing career which has gone sideways more than going forward.
Manchester United have made a €35m £27.7m offer for Colombia international Angel Cuadrado, according to reports in a Spanish newspaper, which suggest United are looking to beat Barcelona in the race to the Fiorentina winger.
United had already tabled two separate offers for the Colombian two weeks ago, the first one thought to be in the region of €25m £19.
Ein kurzer Clip der Ronaldinho auf dem Höhepunkt seiner Fußballkarriere zeigt. Unglaublich wie er seine chancenlosen Gegener austrickst, der Mann war zu dieser Zeit kaum mit fairen Mitteln aufzuhalten.Ronaldinho macht gegen Milan was er will
What with his eponymous wine bodegaand aburgeoning acting career to juggle, Andres Iniesta certainly has plenty of extra-curricular activities to keep him busy during the fallow months withan incredibly nerdy-looking holiday excursion nowflesh further fleshing out the Barcelona midfielder's non-footballing CV.
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Recreativo Huelva vs Barcelona 2014 Highlights Friendly 0-1 Roman Goal Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Recreativo vs Barcelona 2014 (Huelva Barca VIDEO BELOW) VenueEstadio Nuevo Colombino, Huelva- 19 July, 2014- Pre-season Barca, debuting their new crimson orange away kit, beat Recreativo.
Matt Besler isn't the only player with interest abroad right now that plays for Sporting KC. Word out of Ecuador today is that Barcelona SC (the one in Ecuador) is interested in bringing in Sporting KC designated player, Claudio Bieler. The team's manager, Ruben Israel is apparently for the move. Barcelona (who oddly enough played Kansas City in the Copa Mercanorte in 2001) is apparently looking to put the investment in to bring Bieler back to Ecuador.
Barcelona will be looking to wrestle the LA Liga title back off of Atletico Madrid this coming season and having added Luis Suarez to their front line who would back against them and having already secured the service's of star striker an serial biter Luis Suarez, NIKE have also launched their new 2014/15 away kit for next season which should be popular amongst the neutrals as well as the Catalan Army!