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Anything and everything related to Barcelona Football Club. Read the latest news from Luis Enrique’s unstoppable Barcelona side featuring Suarez, Messi and Neymar. Read the latest Barca transfer rumours and much more.

Suarez v Dracula

Both known for their big teeth and love of biting others, this really is one of the best football lookalikes. Suarez v Dracula. The bite is on..

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10 Crazy Van Gaal facts

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Louis Van Gaal

So it seems that Louis Van Gaal could be set to take the reigns at Old Trafford, taking over from legendary Player/Manager Ryan Giggs at the end of the current season. It’s been a strange old time for fans of the club, with seemingly hundreds of records being broken (in a bad way) in a single season without Sir Alex …

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Scout Report: Sweden

Background The Swedish First Division, Allsvenskan, has been in its current format since 1924, after taking over from the Svenska Serien, the original Swedish First Division. In 2001, the Allsvenskan trophy was named the ‘Lennart Johanssons Pokal’, after the former UEFA President Lennart Johansson. Johansson held his post as UEFA President between 1990 and 2007, and is the longest serving …

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VIDEO: Lionel Messi scores fantastic solo goal

Lionel Messi hit back at his Ballon D’Or snub this week by scoring a fantastic solo goal for Barcelona against Getafe in the Copa Del Rey. The goal by Messi, his second of the game, put Barca into a 2-0 lead, a scoreline which they saw through to the end. Messi will be hoping for a good 2014 to win …

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Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo

Although the argument has been raging for years, there never really seems to be a clear-cut answer to the which footballer is better, Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? So we’ve decided to take a look at the stats of both of these, undoubtedly world-class footballers to try and find out which is the best. Personally whenever I’ve thought about Ronaldo …

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Fact of the day – Jordi Alba doesn’t have a drivers license and his father drives him to training

Welcome to 2014! Here’s our first official fact of the day (364 more to come!)… Barcelona‘s Jordi Alba doesn’t have a drivers license and his father drives him to training! Check back tomorrow for the next FootyBlog.net fact of the day.

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Scout Report: Argentina

Background When Argentina is mentioned in a conversation, attention turns to the Argentine players that have lit up the world with incredible talent over the years. Alfredo Di Stefano played for Real Madrid in the 50’s and 60’s, Diego Maradona for Napoli in the 1980’s, and Lionel Messi is currently breaking record after record in the historic colours of Barcelona. …

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Watch the ZIdane documentary online

Watch Zidane a 21st Century Portrait Online

To me, if I was asked whom was my favourite footballer ever to watch, the most talented player whom brought the most personal enjoyment to see, I would have to say Zinedine Zidane. I wasn’t around when Pele was playing, and from what I’ve seen of him in grainy-footage from Brazilian leagues of previous decades, he too must have been …

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Thrilling Merseyside Derby Ends In Draw

An exquisite 90 minutes of football was on display this afternoon at Goodison Park where Everton and Liverpool combined for 6 goals, split all square at 3 apiece in this year’s 1st installment of the Merceyside Derby. The match got off to an absolutely flying start with Philippe Coutinho giving Liverpool the lead after only 5 minutes via a back …

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Are Football’s Governing Bodies Doing Enough to Tackle Racism?

Racism in football has always been a problem and there have been many campaigns to kick it out which have received the full backing of football’s governing bodies. However these campaigns have not had the desired effect on football because even in recent times there is still incidents of racism, to name a few: Luis Suarez and Patrice Evra, Serbia …

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