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FC Barcelona News: 26 June 2017; Barca Trio Reach Confederations Cup Semi-Final, Barcelona B Promoted

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Germany v Cameroon: Group B - FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Barça trio through to international semi-finals | FC Barcelona
Ter Stegen helped Germany secure a place in the last four of the Confederations Cup, playing the full 90 minutes in both a 1-1 draw against Chile and a 3-1 win over Cameroon. He and his teammates will battle it out with Mexico for a place in the final. André Gomes also played 180 minutes in total, first in a 2-2 draw against Mexico, followed by a 1-0 win over host nation Russia. Portugal now face Chile in the other semi-final.

Ten years since the arrival of Thierry Henry at FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
During his spell, the iconic no.14 scored 49 goals in 121 official matches and helped the team to seven trophies, all of which came under Guardiola's reign as manager. Henry won the treble in the 2008/09 season, and will forever be remembered for his two goals in the 6-2 win at the Santiago Bernabéu, as well as his contribution to the Copa del Rey and Champions League titles.

Vermaelen to return to Italy? | Football Espana
Torino are hopeful of a loan deal for Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen but a move will only go through should the Catalans cover his wages, say reports. According to Sky Sport Italia, the Belgian international – who spent last season on loan at Serie A rivals Roma – is wanted by the Turin-based club, although they would struggle to cover his annual wage bill €2.5m.

FC Barcelona B v Real Racing Club: Promotion to Division 2A! (0-0) | FC Barcelona
Barça B are in Division 2A. Gerard López’s side drew 0-0 with Racing in the return leg of the play-off final and this meant that their 4-1 victory at El Sardinero secured promotion to Spain’s second division. Barça’s second team are back in the highest league they can be in after a fabulous season in which they were league champions of Group III in Division 2B.

Barça B's sixth promotion to Division 2A | FC Barcelona
Victory over Racing de Santander in the play-off final means Barça B have secured promotion to Division 2A for the sixth time in their history. The most recent one prior to Sunday's success was in 2009/2010 with Luis Enrique as coach and the first team’s Sergi Roberto in the side. Next season will be the 23rd time Barça’s second team will play in the second highest division in Spain.

Champions of the III Torneo Internacional LaLiga Promises | FC Barcelona
There have been three editions of the Torneo Internacional de LaLiga Promises and FC Barcelona have won all three of them. The U12A side defeated Valencia 2-0 in the semi-finals and then won 3-2 against Real Madrid in a close final. A Jan Molina goal and a double from Iker Bravo ensured the trophy returned to Barcelona a second after winning the Torneo Nacional de LaLiga Promises in Villareal.