Barcelona Roundup – Saviola, Milito, Sylvester Stallone and Time to Sell?

Here’s a roundup of the news surrounding Barcelona in the last week, as reported on the Barcelona blog:

  • Taxi Driver’s Sister-In-Law And Sylvester Stallone

    I was coming home from the fiestas in Poble Sec tonight when the taxi driver told me a very strange story. Apparently, the driver’s sister-in-law works as a cleaner in one of those posh hotels on the Costa Brava and one of the guests last week was none other than the hero of the Rambo and […]

  • Time To Sell

    With the signings of Thierry Henry, Toure Yaya, Eric Abidal and Gabi Milito, and the incorporation of Giovani dos Santos, Bojan Krkic and Marc Crosas into next season’s first team squad, there is now a serious overload of players and Txiki Begiristain is looking at who can be offloaded before the…

  • Dos Santos Strikes Again For Mexico

    Barcelona’s budding star forward Giovani dos Santos opened the scoring for Mexico in their 3-0 win over Congo in the last 16 of the Under-20s World Cup in Canada. Giovani converted a 23rd minute penalty to set Mexico on the path to victory which will now see Mexico travel to Ottawa to take on…

  • La Liga Fixtures 2007/8

    La Liga has announced the fixture list for 2007/8. Barça will begin their campaign with a visit to Santander to play Racing on 25/26th August. They will recieve Real Madrid at Camp Nou on Dec 22/23rd and visit the Bernabéu on May 7th. Barça’s last game of the season will be a visit to Murcia….

  • Argentina Reach Final

    Leo Messi and Gabi Milito’s Argentina overcame Rafa Marquez’s Mexico 3-0 to reach the final of the Copa America where they will meet Brazil on Sunday. All three Barcelona players played the entire 90 minutes, and Messi capped his performance with a classy goal. Argentina’s other goals…

  • Zaragoza Announce Agreement For Milito

    Zaragoza have today announced on their webpage that an agreement has been reached with FC Barcelona for the transfer of Gabi Milto. Barça will pay Zaragoza €17 million for the Argentinian defender with another €3.5 million to be paid for appearances and titles won. Milito will officially sign…

  • Saviola Goes To Madrid

    New Real Madrid coach Bernd Schuster has confirmed that ex-blaugrana Javier Saviola has agreed to sign for Real Madrid. Saviola left Barça as a free agent and Madrid therefore will not have to pay a penny for him. Saviola has been at Barça for the last 6 seasons though he did spend time on loan…

  • Copa America Quarter Finals

    Leo Messi scored his first goal of the tournament last night as Argentina cruised to a 4-0 victory over Peru. Argentina will now play Rafa Marquez and Mexico in the semi final, Mexico having beaten Paraguay 6-0. Argentina had to wait until the second half before opening the scoring through Roman…

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