Funds allocated to the 'Together for Africa' project | FC Barcelona
To help alleviate the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa, La Caixa’s Social Project, in collaboration with the FC Barcelona and Real Madrid foundations, kicked off a fund raising venture to alleviate the suffering borne out of this humanitarian crisis. The campaign raised a total 154,333 euros, and the funds will be distributed equally among UNICEF, ACNUR and FAO.
The Camp Nou, the most 'social' football stadium in the world | FC Barcelona
The Camp Nou is, according to a recent Facebook study, one of the 25 most social landmarks on the planet. Barça’s stadium is the only football venue that features among the world’s top social landmarks. The study’s findings are based on anonymous aggregated check-in data from nearly one billion actions from Facebook users. Facebook collected data for the study from August of 2010 through May of this year.
FC Barcelona to receive the Fair Play Award on July 10 | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona will receive the Fair Play Award on July 10 for being the least-penalized team in Primera in the 2011/12 Liga season. The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) will present the trophy to Barça at the General Assembly conference, which will be held at the Ciudad del Fútbul of Las Rozas. FC Barcelona and Málaga finished the season with an overall score of 91 points.
Barça to face Valladolid in La Liga two years later | FC Barcelona
After eliminating Alcorcón this weekend and winning promotion to the Liga BBVA, Valladolid are the third and final team - after Deportivo Coruña and Celta - to complete the list of 20 teams that will feature in the 2012/13 Primera division. Coincidentally, Valladolid’s last match in Primera, two years ago, was at the Camp Nou against FC Barcelona.
Cruyff: Ronaldo must grow up if he is taunted by Messi chants - Goal.com
This has been a recurring strategy used by opposing fans in recent times, and Ronaldo could not resist to taking a swipe at the Argentine when asked about the chants. Cruyff has now declared that the 27-year-old should remain indifferent to what comes from the stands. "To Ronaldo, it must be the same if the fans talk about his mother or Messi," he told reporters. "If that concerns him, he needs to grow up."
Seven Barça U18 players promoted to Barça B | FC Barcelona
A keeper, two defenders, two midfielders, one attacking midfielder and one striker will reinforce Eusebio Sacristán’s team next season. The new additions to Barça B are all from Barça’s Juvenil A (U18) team. Bañuz, Ayala, Grimaldo, Patric, Miguel Ángel, Quintillà and Dongou are the seven selected players to join Barça B.
Barça B's preseason starts on July 10 | FC Barcelona
Eusebio Sacristán’s team will start the 2012/13 preseason on July 10. After the first training session at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper the reserve side will go on a preseason stage in Torremirona (Navata) from the 11th through the 15th.
Uefa open disciplinary procedings against Croatia after crowd trouble against Spain - Goal.com
Uefa has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Croatian Football Federation (HNS) as a result of the behaviour of the country's fans in the match against Spain on Monday. Fireworks thrown on to the pitch, racist banners and logos as well as inappropriate behaviour in the stadium in Gdansk caused the governing body to take action against HNS.
Everton announce pre-season friendly against Malaga - Goal.com
Everton have announced their pre-season will come to a conclusion on the Costa del Sol after reaching an agreement to play Malaga on August 11. The match will serve as a warm-up for the La Liga side’s Champions League qualifiers in August after Manuel Pellegrini’s side managed a best-ever finish of fourth place last season.