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Messi Saves

April 1, 2018

Umtiti is looking to triple his salary (2:02). One listener responds to Griezmann rumors (7:49). The Femení are out of the Champions League, but staying competitive in the league (17:51). The first team is gearing up for ano…

Piqué Tells It All

March 25, 2018

Gerard Piqué has given us some inside information (3:53). We have some exciting community news (17:44). FCB Femení took a loss in Lyon, but they’re keeping their Champions League run competitive (35:24). The international fr…

Dembèlè Has Arrived

March 19, 2018

Gomes is sad, Busquets is injured, but Rakitic fills in nicely (2:12). We have a question from Norway and an interview Vicente Chavez of FCB Fresno (13:28). Both the Femení and Barça B drew (40:36), while the first team is g…

Chelsea's Coming To Town

March 11, 2018

Leo Messi’s family just got a little bit bigger; Denis Suarez suffered an injury to his groin, meanwhile he’s hamstrung by the club’s deal with Manchester City; and the club has confirmed an option to bring in Arthur from Gr…

La Liga Is Hard

March 4, 2018

We’re continuing to grow our stable of interviews with Penya Presidents, and this week we have Victor Valencheck of the Penya FCB Houston (10:10). FCB Femeni were on break, but Barça B got a draw and are continuing a good ru…

Una Máquina

Feb. 25, 2018

Sergi is in for four more years! Semedo is out for five weeks. And the team has set a new club record (2:48). One of our listeners asks why we aren’t seeing many players from La Masia lately (8:36). Barça B took a draw and F…

Keep Calm and Carry The Champions League

Feb. 19, 2018

The Wanda in Madrid will host the Copa del Rey Final. That wasn’t so hard, was it? (5:48) And you’ll be seeing a lot more of the Beko logo on the Barça jerseys in the near future. If you’ve ever wondered if there are cules i…

Copa del Rey Final, Five Years Running

Feb. 11, 2018

We’re almost out of centerbacks: Gerard Pique and Thomas Vermaelen are both injured, Samuel Umtiti had to miss a match with a suspension, so Lucas Digne stepped in to help out, and the league is not as tough on racism as it …

When It Rains, Piqué Scores

Feb. 4, 2018

Deulofeu is off to England and there’s talk of an animated Barça movie (6:25). We have news from another Penya, this time in Montreal (21:17). Barça B got three points and FCB Femení took a draw (28:57). We’re off to a good …

Farewell Masche and Hellooo Coutinho

Jan. 28, 2018

We say goodbye to Mascherano and "hasta luego" to Rafinha (9:35). Congratulations to Houston Culés for their new official Penya status (25:40). Barça B got three crucial points and FCB Femení are still on top of Liga Femenin…

Mo Injuries, Mo Problems

Jan. 22, 2018

Come to Barcelona in April and see the Valencia match with us. We've teamed up with XL Sports Tours to offer a cool tour package. A new spate of injuries, including Vermaelen and Demble...again (15:10). The community segment…

Undefeated and Unmatched

Jan. 14, 2018

Big news of Yerry Mina signing with Barcelona, Arda Turan leaving, and discussing Coutinho's arrival some more (4:35). The community segment deals with how to pronounce "Gomes" (25:14). We have updates on Barça B and Femení …

Adiós a Valdés

Jan. 7, 2018

Big news of Coutinho signing with Barcelona, Victor Valdes retiring, and picking up on our transfer talk from Ep. 59. (1:55). The community segment asks the question: how do I deal with negative cules? (19:43). We have updat…

The Window Is Open

Jan. 3, 2018

A bit of a short episode for the holiday break, we run down the potential incoming transfers Coutinho and Yerry Mina and the players we want, or can expect, to see off-loaded this January, including Rafinha, Deulofeu, Vidal,…

No Hay Liga

Dec. 27, 2017

FCB gave us a present in their victory in El Clásico in Madrid. Before spending most of the episode talking about the game, your hosts Brien Henderson and Gabriel Quiroga update you on FCB Femení and Barça B (8:04) and Brien…

Los Clásicos of Future Past

Dec. 18, 2017

Gabriel and Brien talk about their Christmas plans before getting into Barcelona’s Champions League draw with Chelsea and the other matchups, as well as a freshly injured Deulofeu (5:56). We respond to a listener suggestion …

Paco Changed The Game Dramastically

Dec. 11, 2017

Gabriel is painting his flat while Brien is dealing with the first real snow of the year in Buffalo. In Barça news, we react to videos of Dembélé and Rafinha in training, and the Ballon D’or award (5:23). Our special Countdo…

Au Revoir Umtiti...8 Weeks

Dec. 3, 2017

The big story we get into this week is the injury of Samuel Umtiti, who will be out of commission for 8 weeks (4:55). Our awesome listeners sent a few scouting reports our way and we answer a question about Rafinha phoned in…

Messi Signs The Dotted Line

Nov. 26, 2017

Thanksgiving was a carb-fest for both Gabriel and Brien. In the wake of the feeding frenzy, we’re happy to celebrate Messi’s long-awaited signature of his contract extension and his fourth Golden Boot (6:27). We respond to o…

Welcome Back To Scoring, Suarez

Nov. 19, 2017

In the Intro, Brien explains how he suddenly got married this week, Gabriel talks about home decor, and we have a reminder to check out last week’s special feature on the ’92 Dream Team. In our News segment, we discuss Masch…

Reliving The Dream...Team

Nov. 12, 2017

You get to hear a little about Brien’s other life as a musician and some big news for Barça Talk on Spotify in the intro. We get on to business with listener comments about Pique, Thiago Alcantara, and Hirving Lozano; and we…

Hella (a lot of) Injuries!

Nov. 5, 2017

We start off with our listener comments (5:40) and get to talking about all our injured players (17:16). Barça B and FCB Femení are both continuing to shine (23:16). We recap La Liga, and say “Gracias Girona” (31:00). Match …

An Episode of Firsts

Oct. 30, 2017

We welcome a special guest and Gabriel makes Barça Talk history.

The Wins Just Keep Coming

Oct. 22, 2017

Big news from the club, Barça B and Femení continue to shine, reviews of the first team matches against Olympiakos and Malaga, and more listener questions.