Barça will play Dynamo Bucharest in a friendly on August 11 | FC Barcelona
Barça will be in Bucharest (Romania) on August 11 to take on Dynamo in the only remaining unconfirmed game of a preseason schedule that will mark Tito Vilanova’s first games as manager of the first team. The Dynamo game will kick off at 19.15 CET (20.15 local time), and was confirmed on Friday at the club offices.
A very intense day for Jordi Alba | FC Barcelona
It will take a long time for the memory of Thursday’s events to fade from Jordi Alba’s memory. If Wednesday served up an entrée of excitement for Alba as he posed with the FC Barcelona crest, then Thursday was a veritable feast of intensity for the player
FC Barcelona's 24 Olympians | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona has had 24 representatives at the Olympic football tournament over the years. Josep Samitier, Agustí Sancho, Félix Sesúmaga and Ricard Zamora set the ball rolling in 1920, and since then the club has been represented at ten editions, those of 1920, 1924, 1968, 1976, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008.
Cristiano Ronaldo demanded last penalty against Spain, reveals Nani - Goal.com
Due to failed attempts from Joao Moutinho and Bruno Alves, the Real Madrid star was denied his opportunity to take part in the spot-kick drama, with the eventual winners progressing after Cesc Fabregas’ decisive goal sealed a 4-2 win. The Manchester United man says there was no controversy over the selection and order of the penalty takers, but that Ronaldo wanted to to take the fifth kick.
Morata added to Real Madrid first team squad - report - Goal.com
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has decided to add Alvaro Morata to his squad for next season, according to Marca. The Portuguese coach apparently feels that the versatile attacker is now ready for the first team, having spent the last two years lining out for Real Madrid Castilla.
Modric agrees terms with Real Madrid - report - Goal.com
Tottenham star Luka Modric has agreed terms with Real Madrid and could soon finalise a move to the Spanish side despite the clubs being unable to settle on a fee so far, according to Croatian website 24sata.hr.
Bielsa's future at Athletic Bilbao in doubt - Yahoo! Eurosport UK
The problem blew up at the beginning of the week when the team returned to start pre-season training after the holidays, and Bielsa lost his temper with contractors carrying out renovation work at the Lezama training facilities.
Athletic Bilbao condemn Bielsa's altercation with construction company employee - Goal.com
"Athletic Bilbao do not share the personal and subjective opinion expressed by Marcelo Bielsa in [Thursday's] press conference with regards to the construction work, the extent to which the contract has been honoured and the professionalism of the people involved," a club statement read.
Moya, continues for Getafe | LFP
The goalkeeper, Miguel Angel Moya, has committed for the next four seasons with Getafe. The goalkeeper from Mallorca defended last season for Getafe on loan from Valencia, and has reached a definitive agreement to stay with the Madrid based team.
Armenteros, signs for Osasuna | LFP
Osasuna continues to reinforce its squad ahead of the upcoming season in la Liga BBVA and Emiliano Daniel Armenteros Volante has become the fourth signing for next season for the team coached by Jose Luis Mendilbar. The Navarra side and the Argentine player have reached a final agreement for the central midfielder who will play for Osasuna for the next three years.