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FC Barcelona News: 1 May 2014; Camp Nou To Honor Tito Vilanova on Saturday, Isaac Cuenca Cleared to Play

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Camp Nou to honour Tito Vilanova on Saturday | FC Barcelona
The club wanted to offer the players and fans this chance to express their feelings, which will involve the team wearing a special commemorative shirt with the words ‘Tito, per sempre etern’ (Tito, forever eternal) on the chest.

Isaac Cuenca fit to play | FC Barcelona
It might be a bank holiday in Barcelona, as in most of the world, but for the first team it was work as usual as they continue preparations for Saturday’s game with Getafe at the Camp Nou (4.00 PM CET), where they need three points to keep up the pressure on the two Madrid teams that currently lie above them in the table.

First team focus on Getafe | FC Barcelona
After the light training session on Monday and the day off on Tuesday, the first team returned to training this Wednesday to prepare for the league game against Getafe, which is scheduled for this Saturday at the Camp Nou. All available players trained on Pitch 2 of the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, while Carles Puyol and Dos Santos trained apart from the group.

Dani Alves hits out at critics of anti-racism campaign - ESPN FC
"It is hypocritical to criticise a campaign against racism," he said. "The critics are focusing on the context and not the objective, which is to make people aware that we are all humans and all the same. "I did not expect so many people to get involved with this. It did not happen on other occasions when racism was denounced. I was very pessimistic about that part."

Sky Sports News' David Garrido gives his views on Europe's top leagues | Football News | Sky Sports
Four points clear in La Liga with three games to go, and into their first Champions League Final. Imagine what odds you could have got at the start of the season on that scenario for Atletico Madrid, writes Sky Sports News' David Garrido.

Chelsea v A Madrid - 30th Apr 2014 | Report | Champions League | Sky Sports Football
"Champions of Europe, we've done it before," sang the home crowd as they urged the Blues on - and Fernando Torres gave Chelsea the lead against his former club. But that was as good as it got for Mourinho's men. Adrian Lopez equalised just prior to half-time before Diego Costa's penalty and Arda Turan's tap-in set up an all-Madrid final.

Atletico fairytale has just one chapter remaining -
The most incredible dream could yet come true for Atletico Madrid after Wednesday’s 3-1 victory against Chelsea secured one of the most improbable final appearances in Champions League history. The Rojiblancos turned in a marvellous away-day performance, straight out of the same textbook they have been using during a magnificent campaign which puts them three wins away from an astonishing double triumph.

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