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

04 March 2014

Love BFB? We make a positive impact in your life? Click DONATE to support BFB this festive season. 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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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

Manchester City vs Barça, aka “The biggest, most giantest match EVER!”*

18 February 2014

*But not really. Today, FC Barcelona will play an immense match, one of the biggest that the club has played in a looong time. In this Champions League knockout clash against Manchester City, the players return to the scene of a psychological crime, so to speak. Last year a bruised, battered, injured, exhausted team with […]

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Posted in Champions League, Thoughts168 Comments

Real Sociedad 1 – Barça 1: The Anoeta Affair

12 February 2014

It was a breezy February night in San Sebastian when the team stepped onto the pitch with one leg in the final. They had won the home game by two goals to none, but that didn’t mean much to the men who mattered. Or at least it shouldn’t have. The Anoeta was a tough ground […]

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