Barça 0, Bayern Munich 3, aka “There’s hope, but …”

Nothing about the FC Barcelona experience is like a modern club. As grim reailty goes, that is a good place to start. The Camp Nou is, like the team, a construction zone. It’s in too many parts dusty, gray and musty, redolent with a scent that only a romantic would consider history. It’s just old.… Continue reading Barça 0, Bayern Munich 3, aka “There’s hope, but …”

Magic and Mayhem: My first visit to Camp Nou

(This is a guest post from someone you should follow on Twitter, @barcelista. This is an account of their first Camp Nou visit, an extraordinary experience for any culer, graciously chronicled here for us to live vicariously through. Enjoy!) It starts as a dream, as a kid watching Barca from Lebanon on grainy, pirated cable… Continue reading Magic and Mayhem: My first visit to Camp Nou

A View From the City: The 2015 Champions League Final

This post is a guest post written by Isaiah. He traveled to Berlin for the 2015 Champions League final and this is how he experienced it. He can be found on Twitter as @rockofthune. The sanctuary is a contemporary building, its interior cooler than the broiling sun outside. I’m sitting in a chair in the… Continue reading A View From the City: The 2015 Champions League Final

View from the stands: Spain vs. Chile

One of our long-time members, Eklavya, was lucky enough to attend the friendly between Spain and Chile yesterday, and was generous enough to write up his experience for us! Take it away, Ek: I was on holiday in New York when I saw a tweet from @barcastuff mentioning this friendly match taking place in Geneva,… Continue reading View from the stands: Spain vs. Chile

The View From The Stands: Stuttgart-Barça

As with any first-person experience of Barça, we’re willing to publish your experiences. Reader Cesc Blanc had the good fortune to attend the Stuttgart match and was kind enough to do a write up. A quick disclaimer: the views expressed in this post are those of the author and do not reflect official BFB policy… Continue reading The View From The Stands: Stuttgart-Barça