Believing in beliefs, aka “Welcome to the Barça house of mirrors”

11 March 2014

Love BFB? We make a positive impact in your life? Click DONATE to support BFB this festive season. These are the times that try culers’ souls. The team is in turmoil, rumors are flying hither and yon and we don’t know who to believe. Players coming and going, coaches coming and going. But thankfully, I […]

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Posted in Analysis, Thoughts56 Comments

Searching for Answers: Barça’s Greek Tragedy

08 March 2014

[It's been a bit since I wrote something of value for BFB. Time, you know. Not much of it. Still, sorry!] As I stare at my laptop screen, I wonder how I should frame this post. Should I explore the blame route where the coach, players, the fandom are taken to task? Or should it […]

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Posted in Barcelona, Thoughts168 Comments

Farewell, Capita, aka “The lion roars no more”

04 March 2014

I will be fighting until the end of the season to help the team achieve its objectives for the season. Capita.

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Posted in Team News132 Comments

News of the day, aka “Despatches regarding the worst team EVAH”

26 February 2014

As The Replacements sang on “Bastards of Young”: God, what a mess / On the ladder of success / Where you take one step / And miss the whole first rung If I had to choose a word to describe our club right now, it would be “beleaguered.” – Rumors that the coach has lost […]

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Posted in Team News, Thoughts105 Comments

Real Sociedad 3, Barça 1, aka “A question of balance”

22 February 2014

It was the best of teams, it was the worst of teams, this group of players that we gather to support whenever they strap on their boots. From the heights of joy on Tuesday to the depths of despair on Saturday. And on a day when the ancient Vikings predicted the end of the world, […]

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Posted in La Liga, Thoughts189 Comments

Manchester City 0, Barça 2, aka “Worry banished, if only for a moment”

19 February 2014

Pam, pam, pam, pam … The players move, amoeba-like shapes forming and breaking apart, being chased by other players like a schoolyard game of keep away defined by an incessant rhythm. Pam, pam, pam, pam … A lunge, a shove and a press to shift play for a bit, an effort met by an anticipatory […]

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Posted in Champions League, Thoughts155 Comments

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