Puyol: “There is nothing better than winning”

•December 26, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Marc Guillén

In this interview FC Barcelona’s captain Carles Puyol looks back on Barça’s trophy successes in 2009, a year that has gone down in history at the club.

How does it feel to have lifted the only trophy Continue reading ‘Puyol: “There is nothing better than winning”’

In

•August 15, 2009 • Leave a Comment

BojanQuestion marks over the fitness of a number of Barça’s strikers mean that Bojan Krkic thinks he may be playing on Sunday at San Mamés. He also says that he’s happy to play anywhere in attack.
With Henry and Messi doubtful for Sunday’s game and Iniesta still sidelined with injury, Barcelona could have a new strike force in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup at San Mamés. Bojan says that Guardiola has yet to tell the squad who will be playing: “He hasn’t said anything and with so little time to recover from injury maybe I’ll play, though I hope everyone’s fit”.  Continue reading ‘In’

Bojan: “I’m happy anywhere in attack”

•August 15, 2009 • Comments Off on Bojan: “I’m happy anywhere in attack”

Eto’o grateful to Barca

•August 15, 2009 • Leave a Comment

ITALY SOCCER INTER ETOEx-Barca star Samuel Eto’o has expressed his gratitude to his ex-team mates as well as to the club’s fans for the way they treated him during his 5-year stint at the Nou Camp.
Speaking to the Catalan broadcaster TV3, Eto’o. who’s now at Inter Milan, explained that during his time at the club, in which he won two Champions League and three La Lliga titles, he had always: “defended the club’s colours with my life”.  Continue reading ‘Eto’o grateful to Barca’

Messi doubtful for Bilbao

•August 15, 2009 • Leave a Comment

MessiLeo Messi is doubtful for Sunday’s game at Bilbao. Tests have confirmed that the player has a strained left thigh muscle.
Club doctors say that as the injury is causing Messi pain, he will continue with treatment to reduce the inflammation. How quickly progress is made will determine whether he can turn out against Bilbao.

Messi first noticed the problem during training in Russia on Tuesday, the day before the game between Argentina and Russia.

Henry is back training

•August 15, 2009 • Leave a Comment

HenryThe Frenchman, who has had Achilles heel problems in both legs in recent days, has trained with his teammates today. Barça are gearing up for the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup though the team’s international players have yet to return.
High temperatures meant that today’s training session was held in the evening rather than in the morning as initially planned. At 7 pm the players came out onto the pitch at the Joan Gamper sports facility with Thierry Henry putting in an appearance for the first time in some days.  Continue reading ‘Henry is back training’

Ibrahimovic trains with the squad

•August 15, 2009 • Leave a Comment

IBRAHIMOVICZlatan Ibrahimovic trained normally with the FC Barcelona squad for the first time since he joined the club after spending his first weeks working alone after undergoing surgery on his hand.
After two trips abroad, the Blaugrana players reported back for duty to the Ciutat Esportiva and began their preparations for the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Athletic Club on Sunday in San Mamés.  Continue reading ‘Ibrahimovic trains with the squad’