La Masia makes professionals

La Masia is a remarkable place. It’s difficult to understand how remarkable it is until something hits you in the face, like the list of former academy players who are plying their trade in European leagues, a grouping compiled by Sport, here with their list, and a few that they missed. It has been said… Continue reading La Masia makes professionals

Luck, La Masia and winning the lottery

Not a return. Just a guest post, precipitated by events. Let’s build a mountain, an unassailable fortress of a mountain that will make even the most staunch Sherpa quake, and retire his crampons. That mountain will be made of dudgeon, and shall be christened Mount Nonsense, a sentiment that caused the mountain to spring, fully… Continue reading Luck, La Masia and winning the lottery