Barcelona

2nd La Liga | 28-4-6
  • Goals For
    1st
    116 GF
  • Assists
    2nd
    73 GA
  • Shots
    2nd
    379 Shots
  • Saves
    5th
    124 SAV
  • Garcia Report: Barcelona and Madrid's Qatar dealings not linked to World Cup vote
    Omnisport

    Garcia Report: Barcelona and Madrid's Qatar dealings not linked to World Cup vote

    Members of the Qatar bid committee engaging in commercial dealings with LaLiga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid did not influence how votes were cast in the country's successful pitch for the 2022 World Cup, according to the Garcia Report. On Tuesday, FIFA released the full report from former New York attorney Michael Garcia into the controversial concurrent bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in Russia and Qatar. Garcia submitted his report to FIFA in September 2014 but said a summary published by the organisation two months later was "erroneous and incomplete".

  • FC Barcelona plants roots in USA with growing youth academy presence, motives
    Sports Illustrated

    FC Barcelona plants roots in USA with growing youth academy presence, motives

    Jordi Roura, director and head of youth football at FC Barcelona, sits inside the team’s U.S. offices in midtown Manhattan and attempts to explain the club’s philosophy in one sentence. “The Barcelona way is, ultimately, all about possession. Attacking with possession and defending with possession,” he says, surrounded by members of his coaching staff and 15 youth players who participated in La Liga Promises third annual tournament in New Jersey this past weekend.

  • ‘El Clasico’ festivities include Marc Anthony, CeeLo Green, Bayfront Park fanfest
    Miami Herald

    ‘El Clasico’ festivities include Marc Anthony, CeeLo Green, Bayfront Park fanfest

    El Clasico Miami, the highly-anticipated July 29 match between Spanish soccer giants Real Madrid and Barcelona at Hard Rock Stadium, will be preceded by five days of festivities in downtown Miami and Miami Beach. The Clasico week is shaping up to be like a Super Bowl of soccer, with concerts, parties, art exhibits, and a fan festival similar to the NFL Experience during Super Bowl Week. The fun begins on Tuesday and Wednesday at the W Hotel in South Beach, where Champions League finalist Juventus of Italy and French powerhouse Paris Saint-Germain will host player and legend meet-and-greets and merchandise giveaways in advance of the International Champions Cup match Wednesday night between the