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FC Barcelona News: 23 March 2017; Marc-Andre ter Stegen Holds Clean Sheet, Former Barca President Dies

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Germany 1 England 0: Lukas Podolski bows out with signature thunderbolt to light up his final match | Telegraph
New England; old Germany. Gareth Southgate’s first game in charge after being appointed England’s permanent manager ended in defeat, a loss inflicted by Lukas Podolski who scored his 49th and final goal as he retired from international football.

Messi, Mascherano and Neymar in action in South American qualifying | FC Barcelona
The marathon that is the South American qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia judders back into action on Thursday evening with three Barça players potentially involved. In the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, venue for the first ever World Cup final back in 1930, a Uruguay side without the suspended Luis Suárez take on a Brazil side led by Barça striker Neymar.

Barça and the I-95 corridor are already well-acquainted | FC Barcelona
The orderly calendar of events for this summer moves along, quite fittingly, from north to south, with sojourns in America’s financial capital (New York), its political capital (Washington, D.C.), and its beach/nightlife capital (Miami), where a date with history awaits as Barça and Real Madrid will go toe-to-toe in the first ever El Clásico held on U.S. soil.

Former FC Barcelona president Agustí Montal dies | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona expresses its sorrow for the death of Agustí Montal Costa (1934-2017), president of the club between 1969 and 1977, who left us on Wednesday at 82 years of age. FC Barcelona wishes to convey its deepest condolences to the family, with whom they are sharing these moments of pain, along with members, supporters of the Club and the world of football.

FC Barcelona will open a memorial on Friday in memory of Agustí Montal | FC Barcelona
Following the death of former FC Barcelona President Augustí Montal, the Club has announced that a viewing will be held at the Les Corts Funeral Home on Wednesday at 6.00pm CET. The funeral will be on Thursday at 1.00pm CET at Saint Vincent's Church in Sarrià.