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FC Barcelona News: 16 September 2014; Barça Reveal Third Kit for 2014/15 Season, Carles Puyol Starts New Job

Alex Caparros

New FC Barcelona third strip features two shades of yellow | FC Barcelona
Nike and FC Barcelona have revealed the new third kit for the 2014/15 season, which consists of the two shades of yellow that were used in the famous 2005 second kit. The shirt, shorts and socks all feature a strong, bright yellow on the front and a darker shade of the same yellow on the back.

When and where to watch the Champions League match between FC Barcelona and APOEL | FC Barcelona
Wednesday’s Champions League game at the Camp Nou is the first Champions game of the season, and here's a guide to TV channels showing the game around the world. 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 the international web sites.

Pedro: "I'm not getting goals, but I'm sure they'll come" | FC Barcelona
Luis Enrique seems to have a lot of faith in him, although he has yet to be repaid with goals. But the Canary Islander isn’t too concerned about that, commenting that "I might not be getting goals, but I’m happy with the way things are going and I’m sure they’ll start coming. The important thing is that the team is working well".

Urko Pardo: "We have European experience and are confident about the game" | FC Barcelona
The son of a Basque father and a Galician mother, Urko Pardo started out at Anderlecht in Belgium, and then spent eight years of his youth years at Futbol Club Barcelona. The goalkeeper has dual Belgian and Spanish nationality, and has played for Apoel for the last three seasons.

Carles Puyol starts new job | FC Barcelona
Monday was Carles Puyol’s first day of his new position at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. The new assistant director of sport arrived at the offices for a meeting with the man he’ll be working most closely with, Andoni Zubizarreta.

Board to present Assembly budget of 539 million euros in turnover | FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona Board of Directors held an ordinary session this afternoon, where it was agreed that the next General Assembly of Delegate Members will be held on October 18 at the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, the first session starting at 11.30 AM CET and the second at 12.00. There will be a break from 2.00 PM to 3.00 PM.

FC Barcelona launches official channel on Vine | FC Barcelona
The Champions League 2014/15 has arrived with another special gift for Barça fans in the form of the new official channel on Vine. The Club will thus be boosting its multimedia content on a platform that will present its more light-hearted, fun and creative side.

Ronaldo return ‘in place’ | Revista de la Liga | Sky Sports
The 29-year-old swapped Old Trafford for Real Madrid in a £80million deal more than five years ago, but speculation has mounted that he could be set for a return to play under Louis van Gaal. Newspaper reports have suggested the Ballon D’Or winner is unhappy with Real Madrid’s transfer policy and wants to play again for the club he represented between 2003 and 2009.

Madrid fans insult Gareth Bale after training | Eurosport
Fans were waiting outside for the players after Monday training at Valdebebas in the hope of getting autographs or photo opportunities.However, the Cuatro television cameras showed footage of a few followers insulting Gareth Bale after he failed to stop for them, while some even kicked out at his car in frustration as he drove away.

Real announce 19-man squad for Basel | Football Espana
The fixture is the first in the group stages of the Champions League and Ancelotti’s selection is largely as expected, with Iker Casillas and Karim Benzema both involved despite criticism from fans during the 2-1 defeat to cross-city rivals Atletico Madrid on Saturday.

Atletico Madrid's Miguel Angel Moya is taking his chance in La Liga - ESPN FC
No one who's fully in possession of their wits can deny that one of the principal factors in Atletico Madrid learning how to beat Real Madrid, after 14 years of failing to do so, was keeper Thibaut Courtois. Not simply because of his "there's no way you're getting past me again!" display in the 2013 Copa Del Rey final when they finally beat Los Blancos, but because of his total disregard for Real Madrid's might, goal-scoring power and often overpowering history.

Deportivo edge to glory against Eibar | Sky Sports Football
Deportivo La Coruna ground out their first victory of the Primera Division season as they recorded a narrow 1-0 win away to Eibar. Juan Dominguez's 13th-minute goal proved the difference as Depor triumphed against the team who finished above them in the Segunda Division last season.

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