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Season 2

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…

FCB Femení, Barça B, and First Visit to Camp Nou

March 25, 2019

FC Barcelona are on to the quarter finals in the Champions League and dominate Real Betis in La Liga, while FC Barcelona Femení are riding high on two wins against Real Sociedad and Atlético Madrid in front of a record crowd…

Messi Steals Goalkeepers’ Souls

March 18, 2019

FC Barcelona are on to the quarter finals in the Champions League and dominate Real Betis in La Liga, while FC Barcelona Femení are riding high on two wins against Real Sociedad and Atlético Madrid in front of a record crowd…

Piqué Leads Barça Comeback Over Rayo

March 10, 2019

The FCB first team was rested and in full force to face Rayo Vallecano in La Liga, and came back for the win after Rayo scored early. Lionel Messi is returning to international duty for Argentina. FC Barcelona B played Villa…

Rakitić Chip Seals Victory In Clásico

March 3, 2019

The FCB first team had an exciting, double Clásico week with good results in both games, and an unlikely goal scorer in Ivan Rakitić. FC Barcelona are preparing for the future of football. We’ll talk about how they’re doing …

Messi Scores 50th Hat Trick For Barca

Feb. 24, 2019

FC Barcelona was frustrated in the Champions League against Lyon, and behind in Sevilla, but they ended the week on a high note with Messi scoring his 50th career hat trick. FC Barcelona B are constantly being reminded that …

Gerard Piqué A Standout Against Valladolid

Feb. 18, 2019

Ernesto Valverde has been renewed for another year, and we ask the question, “If not Valverde, who would you rather have manage?” FC Barcelona Femení suffered a loss that dashed any hopes of winning the league, and an accusa…

Malcom Equalizes Barca In Clásico

Feb. 10, 2019

Arthur has suffered a hamstring injury and he’ll be out of action for 3 to 4 weeks. The FC Barcelona B team goalkeeper, Iñaki Peña will be seeing more of the first team bench while Jasper Cillessen recovers from his injury. …

Messi Scores Two Against Valencia

Feb. 4, 2019

We’re down a goalkeeper for six weeks with Cillessen injured. Denis Suarez is off to London to play for Arsenal. The FC Barcelona women’s team brought in a new player and they’re winning games. And the first team makes a ste…

Semedo Scores His First

Jan. 28, 2019

FC Barcelona made a couple key signings in the last week. We’re just about to kick off our annual fundraising drive for the Barcelona Summer Soccer Camp Scholarship Fund. We look at the future of Barcelona B’s midfield and t…

Valverde Changes Up The Attack

Jan. 21, 2019

Malcom could be leaving for England, and Javier Tebas is a vocal right-wing supporter. We’re talking about Copa del Rey, and no La Liga this week. Hopefully, we won three points from Leganés on Sunday. This episode is spons…

Messi Hits 400 In La Liga

Jan. 14, 2019

Munir is out, Neymar keeps calling, and Ter Stegen is named to UEFA fans’ team of the year. We finally announce the Barça Talk Awards for the year. Barça B is begging the question as to what their purpose is for the club, an…

Luis Suarez On The Volley

Jan. 7, 2019

FC Barcelona holds open training for the fans, and there’s news of Denis Suarez potentially moving to Great Britain. Both Barça B and Women drew their first matches back from the holiday, and Messi and Co. grinded out a 2:1 …

Three Kings of FC Barcelona

Dec. 24, 2018

Umtiti is returning soon...or is he? Either way, we have a new center back on loan from Valencia. Meanwhile, the Barça Women have finished this half of the season unbeaten in the league. And for the first team in La Liga, Me…

Messi Has a Hat Trick

Dec. 17, 2018

There is talk of Cillessen looking for more time at another club, and Everton is keen to sign Andre Gomes for good. Barça Femeni and Barça B are both getting stellar results. And FC Barcelona’s first team saw a draw in the C…

Dembélé Stock Is Rising

Dec. 3, 2018

We celebrate our 100th Episode! Also, the Barça Women continue their winning streak, and Ousmane Dembélé starts looking like a proper first-team starter in the Champions League and La Liga wins for FC Barcelona. Additional …

Dembélé Saves Points Again

Nov. 26, 2018

Phillipe Coutinho is still out and Paco Alcácer is gone for good. Fans everywhere are looking for ways to watch a movie. Barça B are struggling, while the Barça Women are on a streak, and Ousmane Dembélé saved FC Barcelona’s…

To The Camp Nou

Nov. 19, 2018

Hosts Gabriel Quiroga and Brien Henderson. Download and subscribe at barcatalk.net We bring you two stories of entering the Camp Nou for the first time. For one, it’s cultural tourism. For the other, it’s a pilgrimage. Sp…

Messi Returns To Action

Nov. 12, 2018

FIFA has publicly opposed the plan to play a La Liga game in Miami. Marc Andre ter Stegen has shoulder issues. Barça B suffer two losses, and the Barça Women are getting mixed results. The FC Barcelona first team were drawn …

Suárez and Dembélé Save The Days

Nov. 4, 2018

Lionel Messi might be back for the Inter match on Tuesday, and there are already rumblings about potential signings in the January transfer window. Barcelona started the Copa del Rey campaign with an unconvincing defeat over…

Suárez Scores A Classic Hat Trick

Oct. 29, 2018

Messi’s injury is proving to be the motivation the rest of the team needed to step up and get a decisive result in the Champions League. We spoke to journalist and author Jonathan Wilson about his new book, The Barcelona Inh…

Ter Stegen Saves Top Spot

Oct. 21, 2018

Messi suffered an injury and will be out of action for three weeks, and the club members have made it known that they’re not fans of the new club crest. We have updates on Barça Women and Barça B, and the first team top the …

Injuries In Central Defense

Oct. 14, 2018

Injuries are chipping away at our central defense, and sporting director Pep Segura gave an interview, but little insight into the workings of the club. We have your comments on the state of Arturo Vidal, the progress of Bar…

The Revelation of Arthur

Oct. 8, 2018

We’re wishing Paco Alcacer were still at Barcelona, because Luis Suarez is having problems with his knee. Both the B team and the Women’s team have been winning lately, and we saw an inconsistent pair of performances from th…

Messi Can’t Always Save Us

Sept. 30, 2018

Contract renewals, injured knees, and a new look for the Barça crest. We have comments from you about individual awards and football galas. Updates on Barça B and Barça Women, and match reviews of both the Leganés and Athlet…

Messi Hat Trick, Lenglet Red Card

Sept. 23, 2018

Hosts Gabriel Quiroga and Brien Henderson. Download and subscribe at barcatalk.net Support Barça Talk at Patreon and receive bonus podcasts and merchandise. Patreon Join us and the Los Angeles Penya in Barcelona! Even i…

Winning Ugly At The Anoeta

Sept. 16, 2018

Hosts Gabriel Quiroga and Brien Henderson. Download and subscribe at barcatalk.net Support Barça Talk at Patreon and receive bonus podcasts and merchandise. Patreon Join us and the Los Angeles Penya in Barcelona! The ve…

Is Messi A Good Captain?

Sept. 9, 2018

Hosts Gabriel Quiroga and Brien Henderson. Download and subscribe at barcatalk.net Support Barça Talk at Patreon and receive bonus podcasts and merchandise. Patreon Join us and the Los Angeles Penya in Barcelona! The in…

Huesca Suffocates In Avalanche of Goals

Sept. 2, 2018

Hosts Gabriel Quiroga and Brien Henderson. Download and subscribe at barcatalk.net Support Barça Talk at Patreon and receive bonus podcasts and merchandise. Patreon Join us and the Los Angeles Penya in Barcelona! The Ch…

Valladolid Pitch Can’t Stop Barcelona

Aug. 26, 2018

Hosts Gabriel Quiroga and Brien Henderson. Download and subscribe at barcatalk.net Questions are still looming about the final squad as the close of the transfer window approaches. The captains of La Liga have met and una…

Alavés Falls to Messi

Aug. 19, 2018

Hosts Gabriel Quiroga and Brien Henderson. Download and subscribe at barcatalk.net La Liga is back, and we’re feeling the joy of its return. Some news from the league is ruffling some feathers in the player’s union, but f…

Barcelona Coming to the US

July 22, 2018

Hosts Gabriel Quiroga and Brien Henderson. Download and subscribe at barcatalk.net News (8:52): Coutinho is getting his Portuguese passport, rumors are swirling around Willian, and the Gamper Trophy is announced. Barça W…

New Signings Arthur and Lenglet

July 15, 2018

Hosts Gabriel Quiroga and Brien Henderson. Download and subscribe at barcatalk.net World Cup Talk (2:30): FC Barcelona is well-represented by Umtiti and Rakitic in the World Cup final. New Signings (17:38): Two new signi…

Paulinho Out, Arthur In

July 9, 2018

Hosts Gabriel Quiroga and Brien Henderson. Download and subscribe at barcatalk.net World Cup talk (0:00): Spain couldn't break through the Iron Curtain of Russia's defense, while Belgium and England are looking better and…

France Exposes Argentina’s Cracks

June 30, 2018

Hosts Gabriel Quiroga and Brien Henderson. Download and subscribe at barcatalk.net We’re sad to see Messi out of the World Cup, but not surprised by Argentina’s fall to France. FC Barcelona remains represented in the tour…