Browsing Josep Guardiola

The Barcelona – Guardiola Rumor Mill

Posted on 26 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

If you choose to believe the recent rumors, Pep Guardiola will not be the Barcelona head coach next season. He’ll officially announce his plans during a Friday press conference, and the recent results (losses in the Clasico and Champions League Semi Final) have gotten people to come to a conclusion that Guardiola won’t be returning to the Camp Nou next season. More

Guardiola Deserves to Win Coach of the Year

Posted on 6 Jan, 2012, by in Soccer

Three months ago Marca gave Jose Mourinho the coach of the year award. For what? For finishing second in the Spanish League behind Barcelona, losing to Barcelona in the Champions League Semi Final and winning the Copa del Rey. His only improvement was Real’s Champions League finish. Pep Guardiola? A little bit better with Barcelona. More

Real Madrid vs Barcelona – A Change of Direction

Posted on 9 Dec, 2011, by in Soccer

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo might be the most talented players on the pitch when Real Madrid host Barcelona in the 163rd La Liga Clasico, but the result of the match will be decided by which team will be able to dictate their pace and style on the match. More

Not a Joke – Jose Mourinho Wins Coach of the Year in Spain

Posted on 4 Oct, 2011, by in Soccer

Being a Madrid and Real Madrid biased newspaper is one thing, but actually giving Jose Mourinho the Miguel Muñoz award, establishing, at least to its readers, online and on actual paper, that he was the best head coach in the La Liga for the 2010-2011 season is an absolute joke. More

The Jose Mourinho Excuses Party Begins

Posted on 20 Sep, 2011, by in Soccer

Jose Mourinho could have just said that Real Madrid’s 1-0 loss to Levante was because he made a mistake with the lineup and Levante actually played better. He probably should have, but the special one just had to start his excuses season early. More

Not Much to Gain and Plenty to Lose for Barcelona, Messi and Guardiola

Posted on 11 Aug, 2011, by in Soccer

Lionel Messi and the rest of his Barcelona teammates have won everything these past few years under Josep Guardiola, playing at a level and with quality never seen before (or just not for a very long time). Is this the year they fall, with Real Madrid and Jose Mourinho eagerly waiting for that to happen? More

The Top 14 Photos From the 2011 Champions League Final

Posted on 29 May, 2011, by in Photos

Barcelona beat Manchester United 3-1 at Wembley to mark their fourth time as European champions, and here are the best moments caught by the camera on a magical night. More

Magic Messi and Barcelona Too Much for Helpless United

Posted on 28 May, 2011, by in Soccer

Playing in England, at Wembley, didn’t help Manchester United. Barcelona won the 2011 Champions League final with a 3-1 scoreline (Pedro, Villa, Messi) that should have been much more. Wayne Rooney scored for United, who were no match for Barca, en route to their third UCL title in six years. More

Barcelona vs Manchester United – Things to Remember Before the Final

Posted on 28 May, 2011, by in Soccer

Two years later, a little older, a bit different, Manchester United and Barcelona go head to head again, both gunning for their Fourth Champions League title. Alex Ferguson, with his under fire team but another title in his stuffed cabinet despite the criticism against Pep Guardiola and his own dream team led by the never ceasing to amaze Lionel Messi. More

Two Messi Goals and Barcelona Win Lead to Another Mourinho Rant

Posted on 27 Apr, 2011, by in Soccer

Pepe sent off, Jose Mourinho as well and one victorious brace from Lionel Messi stood out as Barcelona beat Real Madrid 2-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu in the first leg of their Champions League Semi Final. More