Barcelona to miss Vermaelen for two weeks

Barcelona announced on Monday that their club’s Belgian defender, Thomas Vermaelen, will be out for two weeks. “FC Barcelona’s medical services have confirmed that Thomas Vermaelen has a hamstring injury in his left leg, and tests on Monday have ascertained that the Belgian defender will be out … …read more      

Los Angeles FC select Pitt defender in MLS draft

Planellas is also the first ever Pitt soccer player to be taken in the MLS SuperDraft. He previously spent time at Barcelona FC’s B team in his native Spain. In his one season at Pitt, Planellas scored one goal and tallied four assists and helped Pitt win eight games, its most since winning 10 games in 2008. …read more      

Global appeal crucial to top football clubs’ income

FC Barcelona is in third place. The trio have held … If you look at a Manchester United, Real Madrid or Barcelona, a crucial part of their identity is where they come from and a packed stadium of 70,000-plus people is what attracts interest from broadcasters, sponsors and fans around the world.” Mr Jones … …read more