clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

FC Barcelona News: 8 September 2021; Sevilla-Barça postponed, Memphis Depay shines for Netherlands

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

Netherlands v Turkey - 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Photo by Broer van den Boom/BSR Agency/Getty Images

Second session of the week - FC Barcelona
The men's football first team had their second training session of the week on Tuesday, still without the players representing their national teams. Both the Tito Vilanova pitch and pitch 2 were used and this was Dutch striker Luuk de Jong's second session. Youth players Nico, Comas and Peque Polo also joined in on the session.

FC Barcelona international diary - FC Barcelona
Memphis was the star of the show in the Netherlands emphatic 6-1 victory over Turkey in Amsterdam. The Barça striker created the opener for Davy Klaasen in the very first minute before scoring twice himself in the first half to give the Dutch a 3-0 lead at the break. In the second half he added another to record a splendid hat-trick and continue his excellent recent form.

President Laporta opens space dedicated to women's football at La Masia residence - FC Barcelona
Tuesday saw the official opening of the dedicated space for women’s football at the residency of La Masia, Centre de Formació Oriol Tort. The event took place in the La Masia gardens and was attended by the president Joan Laporta

Champions League opponents (III): Dynamo Kyiv - FC Barcelona
Anew edition of the UEFA Champions League is just around the corner, so it’s time to take a look at the three teams FC Barcelona will be meeting in Group E. Having already analysed Bayern Munich and Benfica, we now turn our attention to Ukrainian club Dynamo Kyiv.

High Council for Sports (CSD) postpones Sevilla v Barça - FC Barcelona
High Council for Sports (CSD) has adjudicated in favour of the injunction requested by La Liga to postpone the fixture between Sevilla and Barça set for Saturday 11 September. The game was set to start at 9pm CEST in the Sánchez Pizjuán stadium in Seville but will now be played at a later date.

Koeman explains where Umtiti and Puig stand in Barcelona plans - Football Espana
Ronald Koeman has explained the current situation surrounding Samuel Umtiti and Riqui Puig. Umtiti is going through a difficult time at Barca currently despite having returned to full fitness. The Frenchman has struggled with injury issues over recent years, but he has returned to full fitness ahead of this season.

Koeman to give Coutinho minutes after return from injury - Football Espana
Philippe Coutinho is set to get a final chance at Barcelona after a disappointing spell at the club so far. The Brazilian has been one of the big failures from Barca‘s recent history, arriving for well over €100million only to disappoint.