Fear and Loathing in the Calderón

11 April 2014

Love BFB? We make a positive impact in your life? Click DONATE to support BFB this festive season. The day had started innocuously enough. I woke up and smiled at my woman and child, who guard over my sleep every night from a neat frame on my bedside table, right next to Dani Pandes, a […]

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Atletico 1, Barça 0 (2-1 agg.), aka “That fist to the face … who put that there?”

10 April 2014

Well doesn’t THIS feel weird, this feeling of coming home on a big match day from wherever you watched, with that empty feeling, that difficult-to-describe sensation of having watched your team lose. Seems like just yesterday that we were capering about in glee through throats made hoarse from screaming as we swept the Classics, beating […]

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Posted in Analysis, Champions League, Review, Thoughts68 Comments

Champions League Preview: Barça – Atlético Madrid Leg Two at the Calderón

09 April 2014

After a 1-1 draw at Camp Nou in the first leg of their Champions League (CL) tie, Barça and Atlético Madrid meet at the Calderón to determine who advances to the CL semi-finals.  As a preview for the match I did an interview with Outside of the Boot that we’re cross-posting both here at Barcelona […]

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Mes que un stadium, aka “Truth, social media and what we know”

06 April 2014

Armageddon happened yesterday, set to the sound of cloven hooves clad in Gucci loafers. Or not. It all depends. FC Barcelona is a lot like sex, or a hot fudge sundae — pretty hard to mess up. So when socis went to the polls on Saturday to vote for … something or other that was […]

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Fly on the Wall

02 April 2014

Been a while since we had one of these standard nonsense posts. Let’s see how it fairs, especially after the greatness that is SoMa.

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Epic

31 March 2014

  When the gods want to punish you, the saying goes, they answer your prayers — and the Gods of Football have, of late, been especially punitive. Looking to draw a soft penalty to finish off the clásico and the league along with it? Why, here’s three! (You take one, and your archrival will take […]

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