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FC Barcelona News: 7 October 2011; Barcelona Fined, UEFA Plan Changes

FC Barcelona will be fined for unsportsmanlike behavior of their fans
FC Barcelona will be fined for unsportsmanlike behavior of their fans

With the Bobby Robson Foundation |
These two organizations have launched the Sir Bobby's Breakthrough Auction, an online charity auction to help in the fight against breast cancer, which involves different clubs, institutions, and individuals. Barça have joined the cause promoted by the Foundation of the ex Barça manager (1996/97) Bobby Robson, who died on 31 July 2009, victim of cancer.

Barcelona fined by UEFA for Super Cup incidents - Yahoo! Sports
Barcelona have been fined 110,000 euros ($147,000) by UEFA for incidents that marred August’s European Super Cup triumph over Porto, the Spanish club said in a statement on Thursday. European soccer’s governing body has punished Barca for being two minutes late for the start of the second half in Monaco, and because 10 flares were lit in the zone occupied by their fans during the encounter.

Pep Guardiola: I don't want a long-term contract at Barcelona -
"There is a risk that you lose your passion for what you do when you sign a long-term contract. It is all about passion. The biggest wealth that someone can have is doing something that you really like. That is the essence of everything in my opinion."

Barcelona legend and Catalan symbol - Will Pep Guardiola ever coach Spain? -
It would appear to be a match made in heaven. Take the best Spanish national team in history, current world and European champions, and add the country's most successful coach in the modern era, many of whose players already form the backbone of Vicente del Bosque's spectacular side.

36 goals from open play in 11 games |
The 36 goals in open play have come with clever one-twos, incisive passing and brilliant interplay between Barça’s stars. The team’s leading scorer is Leo Messi, who as well as scoring 14 times has also laid on 9 assists for his teammates.

Barcelona would be the best international team in the world, claims Argentina's Alejandro Sabella -
Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella believes that Barcelona would still be dominant even if they were to play at international level rather than as a club side.

Deco: Neymar should join Barca - Yahoo! Eurosport
Brazil starlet Neymar should join Barcelona next season, according to former Barca and Chelsea midfielder Deco. Real boss Jose Mourinho is favourite to sign the Santos forward Neymar, 19, with Chelsea also chasing him, but Deco believes the teenager would be better suited to Barca's style of play.

Uefa want everyday football as international calendar changes are planned -
Uefa general secretary Gianni Infantino admits European football's governing body is ready to make changes to the international calendar. The alterations are likely to come into effect from 2014 to fall in line with Uefa's position on marketing television rights for international qualifiers for its 53 member countries.

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