Well. It seems we haven’t got any forwards left with Pedro picking up a small injury, forcing Alexis to travel and possibly play with painkillers. At first glance, this is terribly unfortunate. And annoying. And thought provoking. But mostly why is this happening I hate hamstring injuries screw it all to Madrid and back arghhhhhh!!!112!1!… Continue reading Operation Win And Don’t Get Injured: Villarreal vs Barcelona Liveblog
After everything that’s happening, the giant throwing of toys out of the pram by that another team, the hypocrisy and false equivalencies and video leaks, I just decided to (temporarily) stop caring. Earlier today, I Tweeted: I just appreciate what we have now. It’s not going to last forever. So enjoy this man while you… Continue reading Just Enjoy Them
We’ll analyze everything later. But for now.
A is for Alves
Pep’s notes before the game must have been: Give Messi the ball. ???? GOLAZO Repeat 1-3 until sufficient scoreline is achieved. A simply remarkable game from the world’s best player. But the thing is, this is him being “back on form”. That’s the incredible part. By his standards, Leo Messi has been a bit lacklustre… Continue reading Malaga 1-4 Barcelona: “Lack of Hunger? Leo Laughs At You.”
Getting right to it: Barca lineup: Valdes; Alves, Pique, Masche, Abidal; Busi, Iniesta, Thiago; Adriano, Messi and Alexis Bench: Pinto, Puyol, Jona, Xavi, Cesc, Cuenca, Pedro. In the stands: Sergi Roberto. Malaga v Barca
Sorry, not the review, but that’s Euler territory anyway. And you can’t rush greatness. Anyway, I was working on the Barca alphabet [which I give a teaser of below] and I was planning to use the video below to show how irresistible the call to wilderness is for Puyol, but as I was watching it,… Continue reading The Normal People Are Back
I give you the greatest picture in the history of EVER: THAT IS ALL. . . . OKay, the pretty epic cover from Mundo Deportivo is worth a post too: As it comes from this: Also a great time to repost this video: And Mezut Ozil must hate Busi. Not only does he constantly and… Continue reading Post Clasico: Where I Spam You With Awesome
We’re looking to cut it back down to 5 points! Visca Barca! …I don’t jinx my own team, okay? Betis will no doubt be a tricky opponent–they’ve always given us trouble — but we’re playing in Camp Nou. CAMP NOU. No matter how much fight you put up, you’ll die eventually. FCB lineup (official): Valdés,… Continue reading Camp Nou – Where Teams Come to Die: Barca v Betis Liveblog
I like to think of Barcelona as a car (a fancy one) and the season as a journey, like a road-trip. Or a really long race.
That’s all, basically.
BFB reader Michele aka nzm was lucky enough to go to Barca’s open training last week. (Yes, I’m green with envy too). She tells us all about it after the jump! Revel at her mad photography skills!