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FC Barcelona News: 13 May 2016; Players Go Through Last Training as La Liga Title Decider Inches Closer

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Barcelona losing league title to Real Madrid would ruin season - ESPN FC
Barcelona are back, and they came back with a bang. A somewhat sluggish performance away to Real Betis on April 30 raised concerns over whether the Blaugrana had truly recovered from their spring slump, but the response from manager Luis Enrique's side the following weekend blew any lingering doubts away.

Jordi Alba: 'We are at the end, hungry and ambitious' | FC Barcelona
With their team top of the table going into the final game of the Liga season and with the Copa del Rey final just over a week away, a number of Barça players have spoken to the media this week. The latest to do so was Jordi Alba, who told the club media on Thursday that "we are very excited about the climax to the season, but the game at Granada and the cup final against Sevilla are going to be two very difficult matches."

When and where to watch Granada v FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona face a massive game on Saturday when they take on Granada, as a win will secure the league title on the very last day of the campaign. You don't want to miss this one, so we have prepared a guide to make sure you know when and where you can catch the big game wherever you may be located.

Luis Suárez: We have to show mental strength | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona striker Luis Suarez spoke to the press on Thursday afternoon, where he was asked about several topics but mainly about the upcoming title decider. The Catalans need a win on Saturday against Granada to secure the league title, and the Uruguayan feels that mental strength will be a crucial factor.

Barcelona have already suffered one title blow in Granada - and it was only two years ago -
All that stands between Barcelona and a sixth Liga trophy in eight seasons is a win at Granada. That may sound simple enough for the Blaugrana, but the Catalans have already suffered one title blow at Los Carmenes - and it was only two years ago.

La Liga's past last-day drama ahead as Barcelona and Real Madrid battle it out | Sky Sports
With the head-to-head record separating sides rather than goal difference, Barca's superior record over Real this season (5-2 on aggregate) means Zinedine Zidane's side must win and hope Barca draw or lose to take the title.

Barcelona's Luis Suarez: Pichichi worthless without La Liga title - ESPN FC
"If we aren't champions, then winning the Pichichi is worth nothing," Suarez said during Thursdays' news conference. "Our main goal is to keep a clean sheet. After that, we know that we can make the difference, that is how our last four matches have gone. We are aware that [during the dip in form] we didn't have the aim and the clarity to win the league crown. But we have improved in both our attack and our defence. We have to be strong mentally."

The quiz of the first league won by Johan Cruyff’s Dream Team | FC Barcelona
The Dutchman led FC Barcelona to league title success in 1990/91, the first of four consecutive wins for that amazing set of players. But how much do you know about that historic campaign?

La Liga chief Javier Tebas doubts Granada received incentives - ESPN FC
La Liga president Javier Tebas has said that he is sure that players are betting on matches in the third tier of Spanish football, but joined Barcelona striker Luis Suarez in dismissing rumours of match-fixing in the Spanish Primera Division.

Leo Messi, Ronald Koeman and the art of free kicks | FC Barcelona
Some wonderful players have worn the Barça colours over the years. But only a special few are revered as free-kick specialists. In the current team, there is no doubt who the star is in that particular department –Leo Messi is a veritable virtuoso who has scored an amazing 23 free-kicks for the team.

14 May a joyous date in FC Barcelona history | FC Barcelona
For most people, 14 May is nothing more than the end of the first fortnight of the fifth month of the year. For FC Barcelona, however, the date is something of a talisman. Curiously, in 2016, 14 May comes this Saturday, when Barça can win a title on that very date their seventh time in Club history.

FC Barcelona represented in discussion of the Champions League at Bocconi University in Milan | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona director of football Raul Sanllehí took part in a discussion on "The Value of the Champions League Final: Bringing stakeholders to the ultimate stage" on Wednesday in Milan, in a day organized by professor Dino Ruta of Luigi Bocconi University and kindly empowered by UEFA, to talk about the impact and importance the competition has in football.

Barca News: All Real Madrid do is damage football, says Blaugrana president -
Real Madrid are detrimental to football, according to former Barcelona president Joan Gaspart. Gaspart was hitting back at claims that Barca have tried to bribe Granada players and officials ahead of their crucial La Liga clash on Sunday.

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