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Season 1

Infinite Thanks, Iniesta

May 21, 2018

Show Notes: Hosts: Brien Henderson & Gabriel Quiroga Download or subscribe to this show at barcatalk.net News (2:12): The club held a touching ceremony to bid farewell to Andres Iniesta, only to be followed the next day b…

Showtime Against Villareal, Defeated By Levante

May 13, 2018

Show Notes: Hosts: Brien Henderson & Gabriel Quiroga Download or subscribe to this show at https://www.barcatalk.net News (2:44): Messi wins the golden shoe. The Griezmann transfer appears to be a done deal. Sergi Roberto…

El Clásico

May 7, 2018

Show Notes Hosts: Brien Henderson & Gabriel Quiroga Download or subscribe to this show at https://www.barcatalk.net It’s all about El Clásico, including Brien’s trip to Montreal to enjoy the game with the Club Blaugrana d…

A Great Moment for Barcelona

April 29, 2018

Hosts: Brien Henderson & Gabriel Quiroga Download or subscribe to this show at https://www.barcatalk.net News (1:48): Iniesta announces he will leave Barça at the end of this season. Community (14:15): The FCB Camp Schola…

Iniesta Sublime In Copa del Rey

April 22, 2018

Hosts: Brien Henderson & Gabriel Quiroga Download or subscribe to this show at https://www.barcatalk.net Support at https://www.patreon.com/barcatalkpod News (2:13): Iniesta appears to be on his way out, while Xavi begins…

Barça Broke A Record...and Our Hearts

April 15, 2018

Show Notes Hosts: Brien Henderson (https://www.instagram.com/barcatalkpod/) & Gabriel Quiroga (https://twitter.com/BarcaTalkPod) Download or subscribe to this show at https://www.barcatalk.net Champions League (4:11) Every…

Match Ball for Messi From Leganés

April 8, 2018

News & Notes (1:51): Zidane says Real Madrid will not give Barcelona the guard of honor at the next Clasico, and FCB fired back at La Liga chief Javier Tebas. Community (9:26): We’re ramping up our effort to send a kid to FC…

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.

What A Wanda-ful Escape

Oct. 15, 2017

Coming back from international break, it seems we have a lot to talk about. After some World Cup recap, we have a few news items, then move on to Barcelona: the women’s side, Barça B, and the first-team draw against Atletico.

Iniesta Forever

Oct. 8, 2017

(0:12) We share our craziest moments of Barcelona fandom before getting into the talk. (7:32) In response to a listener’s question, we discuss Piqué’s recent statements about being willing to leave the Spanish national team.…

The Camp Nou Is Empty

Oct. 2, 2017

Sunday was a difficult day, for Catalonians and for FCB. We discuss the referendum and its effect on the club (0:20), then get into the Las Palmas match (11:45). The censure effort against the board of directors has official…

Good Hustle!

Sept. 24, 2017

Rate/review for a chance to win a subscription to FCB’s Premium Video feature. In this episode, Brien and Gabriel get into Dembele’s injury (13:00), the ongoing Censure effort (17:15), political upheaval in Catalonia (20:45)…

Control And Balance

Sept. 18, 2017

Your hosts Brien and Gabriel respond to listener questions (3:00), Brien can't believe Messi's fake piano skills (11:15), the Board can't handle the press (14:50), the censure effort continues (17:49), the club is building C…

Top Of The Table

Sept. 11, 2017

Your hosts Brien and Gabriel debate international vs. club (3:30), discuss false controversies (8:10), the Censure effort (12:40), Aleña's contract extension (18:00), and they respond to listener questions (23:00). Then it's…

Keeping It Casual

Sept. 4, 2017

Your hosts Brien and Gabriel continue to follow the progress on the No Confidence vote (2:55) and now that the transfer window has closed, they assess the club's deal-making skills (6:45). In the second half, they check in o…

No Confidence

Aug. 28, 2017

In this bonus to Episode 41: End of Business, Brien and Gabriel get into Neymar's comments about the FCB board of directors, the club's lawsuit against Neymar, and the status of Agusti Benedito's vote of No Confidence campai…

Together We Are Stronger

Aug. 21, 2017

Barça Talk's Brien Henderson and Gabriel Quiroga tackle Barcelona's transfer woes, Paulinho's inability to juggle, and Luis Suaréz's injury (04:00). We move on to discuss the growing discontent with Bartomeu and the board an…

Buy High, Sell Low

Aug. 14, 2017

Barca Talk's Brien Henderson and Gabriel Quiroga respond to a couple listener questions about Coutinho v. Dybala, and the current practices of the board of directors (02:25); the new signing of Paulinho (11:00); the first co…

A Hard Rockin' Time in Miami

July 31, 2017

Rumors of Coutinho joining Barça, the almost certain departure of Neymar to PSG, and the performance of the team in the International Champions Cup. ¡Visca Barça!

The Neymar Saga

July 25, 2017

What in the world is going on with Neymar? Who can we trust? How is this story going to end? Gabriel and Brien talk over these issues, and a couple others, especially FC Barcelona's first pre-season match against Juventus. ¡…

Summer Special

July 15, 2017

Barça Talk Podcast has now merged with Culé Football Podcast to spread FC Barcelona fan-talk across the podosphere. Brien has joined forces with Gabriel Quiroga, of the Culé Football Podcast, and we're giving you a little ta…