FC Barcelona News: 19 March 2014; Juvenil A Advance to Semi-Finals of UEFA Youth League, Marc Bartra Signs Contract

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Just two defeats in last ten visits to the Bernabéu | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona need a win at the Santiago Bernabeu to take them to within a point of the league leaders and although a trip to Madrid is never going to be easy, a look back at the last few years gives cause for optimism to the Barça fans: Barça have won five and drawn three of their last ten games at the Bernabeu and both defeats were narrow ones at that.

Bartra signs till 2017: "It's a challenge to establish myself" | FC Barcelona
Accompanied by Club President Josep Maria Bartomeu, sporting vice-president Jordi Mestre and Director of Football, Andoni Zubizarreta, Marc Bartra signed a contract extension with the Club this lunchtime to keep him a Barça player until June 2013. The new deal includes a 25 million Euro get out clause.

Take a look at the hours before and after the last Clásico at the Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
The images go from Friday, at the final training session, the get-together at the hotel, signing autographs for the fans ... then on to Saturday on the coach to the Camp Nou, and the pre-match warm-up, and ends after the game, with the managers’ press conferences and players’ comments. It’s a great way to relive the 2-1 win over Real Madrid in the first Clásico of the season.

When and where to watch Real Madrid v FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
If the game isn't being shown in your country or region, remember that you can listen to live commentary in English on Radio Barça, and there will be constant updates here at www.fcbarcelona.com, on Twitter (@fcbarcelona) and on all of the Club's usual social networks.

36,323 requests for Cup Final tickets | FC Barcelona
During the five day application period for tickets to the Spanish Cup Final in Mestalla on April 16, which closed on Monday evening, a total of 15,479 requests for 36,323 tickets were received, with the 13,158 limit for members set by the Club, surpassed as early as Saturday.

Two crests and poster presentation in a perfect week | FC Barcelona
Ahead of the Barça – Osasuna game this Sunday, two penyes celebrated the unveiling of their crests at the stadium. First up was the Penya Barcelonista del Pla d’Urgell whose plaque was placed at gate 46 in the presence of 25 club members, Comissió de Penyes director Xavier Ilincheta and the club president Jordi Giné.

Juvenil A – Arsenal FC: Off to Nyon! (4-2) | FC Barcelona
Barça’s Juvenil A team qualified for the UEFA Youth League semi-finals this afternoon as they downed Arsenal in the quarter-final at the Miniestadi. The result on the 81st minute was a 2-2 draw which would have led to a penalty shootout, but the men managed by Jordi Vinyals fired for two more goals and clinched qualification. Their next match will be in Nyon against Schalke 04.

Real Madrid beat Schalke 3-1 on the night and 9-2 on aggregate | Sky Sports Football
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid beat Schalke 3-1 on the night and 9-2 on aggregate in the Champions League. Real were already all but assured of a quarter-final berth after winning the first leg of their last-16 tie with Schalke 6-1 in Gelsenkirchen.

Injury misery for Real Madrid starlet Jese | Football News | Sky Sports
Real Madrid youngster Jese could be sidelined until next season after it was confirmed he had suffered a serious knee injury in Tuesday's Champions League win against Schalke. The highly-rated forward was carried off on a stretcher just minutes into the match at the Bernabeu and, after undergoing tests at hospital, Madrid announced the 21-year-old had torn his anterior cruciate ligament.

Ronaldo run raising hopes of rare treble for Real | Pitchside - Yahoo Eurosport UK
Barcelona became the only Spanish team to win the Champions League and the domestic league and Cup in the same season in 2009 and La Liga leaders Real are in a strong position to match their arch rivals after Ronaldo's goals helped them put together a 31-match unbeaten run since the end of October.

Valencia linked to Chinese takeover - ESPN FC
Soldier-turned-businessman Wang was in Spain recently visiting Valencia, as well as Atletico Madrid and Villarreal, as his company Dalian Wanda Group continues to invest in a programme to bring young Chinese players to train and play at La Liga clubs.

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