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Ansu Fati Shines In Barca’s Victory Over Valencia

Sept. 16, 2019

Valencia CF lost their manager and their La Liga match against FC Barcelona in the Camp Nou. We have a full match review, and we’re looking ahead to the first Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund this Tuesday, on th…

La Liga Preview: Valencia CF - FC Barcelona

Sept. 13, 2019

The Valencia match this weekend has a lot of question marks around it, with the potential for Luis Suarez to return for FC Barcelona and the sacking of Valencia CF manager, Marcelino. This is a sample from our Thursday episo…

Andy West Weighs in on FC Barcelona’s Start in La Liga

Sept. 9, 2019

While the UEFA European Championship qualifying rounds are under way, La Liga has little going on. We took the opportunity to speak to sportswriter and author Andy West (https://twitter.com/andywest01) about how FC Barcelon…

Three Tactical Scenarios for FC Barcelona

Sept. 6, 2019

We have tactics on the brain today, proposing different Barca lineups for different tactical strategies. This is a sample of our Thursday episode for our supporters on Patreon. Become a patron and listen to the full episode …

Ansu Fati and Arthur Score, FC Barcelona Draw Osasuna

Sept. 2, 2019

The Champions League has officially begun with the group stage draw, and FC Barcelona are in a tough group. La Liga is proving to be a competitive field this year. Some of the Barcelona B stars are getting time on the first …

A Neymar Transfer May Require Rakitic and Dembélé

Aug. 30, 2019

Yesterday on Patreon, we covered the news about Ivan Rakitic and Ousmane Dembélé being part of a package to bring Neymar back from Paris Saint-Germain. The dedication of the Johann Cruyff Stadium and the demise of the Minies…

No Messi, No Suárez, No Dembélé, No Problem

Aug. 26, 2019

Ousmane Dembélé has been fined by FC Barcelona, and sort of publicly shamed, for issues surrounding his hamstring injury. Barcelona B won their first match in the Segunda B division, and FCB Femení are the champions of the C…

FC Barcelona Lose Opener Against Athletic Bilbao

Aug. 19, 2019

FC Barcelona lost their opening match in La Liga to Athletic Bilbao. We have a full match review. The Spanish Supercup will not be played until next January, and we’ll debate the pros and cons of the new format. And our team…

Copa del Rey Audio Yearbook 2018-19

Aug. 14, 2019

THIS EPISODE OF BARCA TALK is the first in a series of three that looks back at FC Barcelona’s 2018-19 season. To hear the other two, support the show at Patreon (http://bit.ly/2Mh2ZVx) for just $5 a month.⁣ THE FC BARCELO…

Legends: Hristo Stoichkov (sneak peek)

Aug. 5, 2019

This is a sample of the first episode in our patron-only series called Barca Talk Legends. In these episodes, we’ll talk about some of the most revered, and sometimes the most controversial, players and managers in Barcelona…

Sneak Peek: First Looks at Griezmann and De Jong in the Blaugrana

July 29, 2019

We’re giving you another sample of the bonus episode we put out for our Patreon supporters last Thursday. Gabriel and Brien talked about the return and immediate departure of Marc Cucurella, the appointment of Patrick Kluive…

Sneak Peek: Griezmann May Pay His Own Release Fee

July 15, 2019

We’re giving you another sample of the bonus episode we put out for our Patreon supporters last Thursday. Gabriel and Brien talked about the protracted speculation that Neymar might be coming back to FC Barcelona, just as we…

Sneak Peek: Is Neymar's Return Inevitable?

July 1, 2019

Today we’re giving you another sample of the bonus episode we put out for our Patreon supporters last Thursday. Gabriel and I talked about the news that FC Barcelona will be playing in the USA in August. We talked about tran…

Sneak Peek: What's Wrong with Neymar?

June 17, 2019

This is a sample from last week's Patreon bonus episode. FULL EPISODE SUMMARY We're giving you the temperature in Madrid about Neymar, Real Madrid signings, Antoine Griezmann and Filipe Luís coming to FC Barcelona, a develo…

Passive Performance at Copa del Rey Final

May 27, 2019

FC Barcelona’s season has ended with a defeat with a passive performance in the Copa del Rey final at the hands of Valencia. Now the discussion of which players might leave this summer can move into full swing, and the futur…

Messi Brace Nearly Seals The Golden Boot

May 20, 2019

FC Barcelona ended La Liga with a 2:2 draw against Eibar. Lionel Messi scored two goals, winning his sixth Pichichi award and gained some ground on Kylian Mbappe for the Golden Boot. FCB Femení lost the Women’s Champions Lea…

Heartbreak in Champions League . . . Again

May 13, 2019

For the second year in a row, FC Barcelona were knocked out of the Champions League after taking the lead in the first leg. With La Liga already won, the weekend match with Getafe was barely worth watching, despite the two-g…

Champions League Autopsy

May 7, 2019

In the hours after, yet again, giving up a lead and getting eliminated from the Champions League, we get raw with our reaction to the sporting crisis at FC Barcelona.

Messi’s 600th Goal Brings Us Closer To Madrid

May 6, 2019

Already La Liga champions, FC Barcelona lost an inconsequential match against Celta Vigo, but lost Ousmane Dembélé to injury yet again, while the Champions League campaign continued with a 3:0 win over Liverpool in the first…

Messi Wins La Liga Title for Barcelona

April 29, 2019

FC Barcelona have won La Liga with a goal from Leo Messi against Levante, after a midweek win over Alavés. FCB Femení have advanced to the UEFA Women’s Champions League final in Budapest with a crucial victory over Bayern Mu…

Barca One Step Closer To La Liga Title

April 22, 2019

Lionel Messi and Company are on to the Champions League semi-final, having dispatched Manchester United 4:0 on aggregate. They’ll face Liverpool FC in the semi-final tie. FC Barcelona is also one step closer to clinching La …

The Future of FCB Has Arrived

April 15, 2019

FC Barcelona had a day of debuts in a scoreless draw with Huesca, while they got a so-so result in Manchester in the first leg of the Champions League quarter final. FC Barcelona B lent several players to the Huesca match, b…

Live In Barcelona

April 8, 2019

FC Barcelona took a draw out of Villareal and a win against Atlético Madrid in La Liga, both with late goals from Messi and Suárez. The Barça Talk team put on a live show in Barcelona to talk about it. Additional Notes: Sup…

Messi Brace Beats Espanyol

March 31, 2019

FC Barcelona won another Barcelona derby on Saturday, defeating Espanyol 2:0 at the Camp Nou and Lionel Messi has now hit the 40-goal mark for the tenth consecutive season. The big game is next weekend against Atlético Madri…