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Episode 58: No Hay Liga

Show Notes:

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 interviewed Matt Manson and Joe Dixon from the San Francisco Penya (13:56). The Clásico review fills out the rest of the episode (36:04).

Ep. 54: Messi Signs The Dotted Line

This Week’s Show

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 our awesome listeners’ comments (19:14). We’re starting our countdown to El Clásico by revisiting our favorite past Clásicos (26:20) before checking in with Barça B and FCB Femení (44:56). We recap La Liga (48:11) before reviewing the Juventus and Valencia matches (50:42), and we close as always looking ahead to the next matches with Murcia in the Copa del Rey and Celta in La Liga (84:05).

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Ep. 53: Welcome Back To Scoring, Suárez

This Week’s Show

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 FC Barcelona News segment, we discuss Mascherano’s injury and the prospect of Xavi becoming a coach (11:23). We got a number of great comments from the listeners this week (17:37). We also have updates on FCB Femení and Barça B (30:16). For the first team, we round up La Liga (36:44) and give our review of the Leganés match (42:19). We close the show with previews of the next matches for the first team with Juventus and Valencia (69:22).

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About FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona is one of the most popular football clubs in the world, the Catalan giants were founded more than 115 years ago. FC Barcelona is currently a sports entity which includes basketball, handball, hockey, ice-hockey, figure skating, indoor football, rugby, baseball, volleyball and women’s football sections. The football team is the only side to have qualified for European competition every year since its inauguration in 1955. There are now a total of 105,706 members and 1,508 supporters clubs.

About the Podcast

Barça Talk is produced by and for fans of FC Barcelona, one of the largest and most widely recognized and beloved football (soccer) clubs in the world. The hosts, Brien Henderson and Gabriel Quiroga, are both devoted fans of the club and every episode engages a community of fellow English-speaking fans by discussing news about FCB and reviewing games from a fan’s perspective.

About the Hosts

Brien is a composer and musician by training. Originally from Southern California, he spent a decade in San Francisco and now does his work in Buffalo, NY. He discovered F.C. Barcelona in 2010 and has been a devoted fan ever since. FCB is his passion.

Gabriel is from the Bay Area and is currently living in Madrid as an English teacher. Gabriel’s love affair with Barça began with the original Ronaldo where he was a phenom for the Blaugrana and has been following them ever since. Gabriel tries to see Barça once a year and continues to play football whenever he gets a chance.

Thanks For The Support

We are a new podcast trying to get more followers and listeners, if you love FC Barcelona as much as we do, tell your friends who like FC Barcelona or La Liga football about the podcast. Let us know what else you may want to hear in future episodes and send us any questions or comments you may have. If you have questions about attending a future Barça match and want some advice, any questions about Spanish culture, or just general questions about the club; let us know. Thanks for listening, Visça Barça!

Ep. 52: Reliving The Dream…Team

This Week’s Show

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 unveil Samuel Umtiti’s official Barça Talk nickname (9:10), then we get on to some small news items from the club (22:56). Then we shift to recap how Barça B and FCB Femení did this past week (31:25). Our feature story covers the 1991-92 Dream Team and the lasting impact they and Johann Cruyff have had on Barcelona (36:36), and we close things looking ahead to the next two matches Barça will have in La Liga and the Champions League (66:51).

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About FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona is one of the most popular football clubs in the world, the Catalan giants were founded more than 115 years ago. FC Barcelona is currently a sports entity which includes basketball, handball, hockey, ice-hockey, figure skating, indoor football, rugby, baseball, volleyball and women’s football sections. The football team is the only side to have qualified for European competition every year since its inauguration in 1955. There are now a total of 105,706 members and 1,508 supporters clubs.

About the Podcast

Barça Talk is produced by and for fans of FC Barcelona, one of the largest and most widely recognized and beloved football (soccer) clubs in the world. The hosts, Brien Henderson and Gabriel Quiroga, are both devoted fans of the club and every episode engages a community of fellow English-speaking fans by discussing news about FCB and reviewing games from a fan’s perspective.

About the Hosts

Brien is a composer and musician by training. Originally from Southern California, he spent a decade in San Francisco and now does his work in Buffalo, NY. He discovered F.C. Barcelona in 2010 and has been a devoted fan ever since. FCB is his passion.

Gabriel is from the Bay Area and is currently living in Madrid as an English teacher. Gabriel’s love affair with Barça began with the original Ronaldo where he was a phenom for the Blaugrana and has been following them ever since. Gabriel tries to see Barça once a year and continues to play football whenever he gets a chance.

Thanks For The Support

We are a new podcast trying to get more followers and listeners, if you love FC Barcelona as much as we do, tell your friends who like FC Barcelona or La Liga football about the podcast. Let us know what else you may want to hear in future episodes and send us any questions or comments you may have. If you have questions about attending a future Barça match and want some advice, any questions about Spanish culture, or just general questions about the club; let us know. Thanks for listening, Visça Barça!

Ep. 51: Hella (a lot of) Injuries!

This Week’s Show

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 reviews of Olympiakos and Sevilla (36:37) and we finish up with a brief talk about this week’s international break (60:05).

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About FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona is one of the most popular football clubs in the world, the Catalan giants were founded more than 115 years ago. FC Barcelona is currently a sports entity which includes basketball, handball, hockey, ice-hockey, figure skating, indoor football, rugby, baseball, volleyball and women’s football sections. The football team is the only side to have qualified for European competition every year since its inauguration in 1955. There are now a total of 105,706 members and 1,508 supporters clubs.

About the Podcast

Barça Talk is produced by and for fans of FC Barcelona, one of the largest and most widely recognized and beloved football (soccer) clubs in the world. The hosts, Brien Henderson and Gabriel Quiroga, are both devoted fans of the club and every episode engages a community of fellow English-speaking fans by discussing news about FCB and reviewing games from a fan’s perspective.

About the Hosts

Brien is a composer and musician by training. Originally from Southern California, he spent a decade in San Francisco and now does his work in Buffalo, NY. He discovered F.C. Barcelona in 2010 and has been a devoted fan ever since. FCB is his passion.

Gabriel is from the Bay Area and is currently living in Madrid as an English teacher. Gabriel’s love affair with Barça began with the original Ronaldo where he was a phenom for the Blaugrana and has been following them ever since. Gabriel tries to see Barça once a year and continues to play football whenever he gets a chance.

Thanks For The Support

We are a new podcast trying to get more followers and listeners, if you love FC Barcelona as much as we do, tell your friends who like FC Barcelona or La Liga football about the podcast. Let us know what else you may want to hear in future episodes and send us any questions or comments you may have. If you have questions about attending a future Barça match and want some advice, any questions about Spanish culture, or just general questions about the club; let us know. Thanks for listening, Visça Barça!