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Barcelona
FCB.svg
Full name Futbol Club Barcelona
Nickname(s) L'equip blaugrana (team)
Culers or Culés (supporters)
Blaugranes or Azulgranas (supporters).
Founded November 29, 1899
(as Foot-Ball Club Barcelona)
Ground Camp Nou, Barcelona
(Capacity: 98,772)
President Joan Laporta
Head Coach Josep Guardiola
League La Liga
2008–09 La Liga, 1st
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours
Current season
.Futbol Club Barcelona (Catalan pronunciation: [fudˈbɔɫ ˌklup bəɾsəˈlonə], Spanish: [ˈfuðβol ˌkluβ barθeˈlona]), also known simply as Barcelona and familiarly as Barça (Catalan: [ˈbaɾsə], Spanish: [ˈbarsa]), is a football club based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.^ Nevertheless in the 19th century Columbus was considered a Catalan - some historians still claimed he was born in Catalonia, hence the monument for the famous explorer in Barcelona.
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^ Fútbol Club Barcelona also known simply as Barcelona and familiarly as Barça are based in Barcelona, Catalonia.
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^ Copyright © barcelona-football-tickets.com All rights reserved in all formats known and unknown.

.The team was founded in 1899 by a group of Swiss, English and Spanish men led by Joan Gamper.^ It was founded in 1899 by a group of Swiss, English and Catalan footballers led by Joan Gamper.

^ It was founded in 1899 by a group of Swiss, English and Catalonian men led by Joan Gamper.
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^ This is a brand new and embroidered   Fútbol Club Barcelona, F.C.B. or "Barcelona" team patch.  Ready to be heat pressed or sewn on.  Barcelona was founded November 29, 1899 and is one of the most successful clubs in Spanish football.
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.The club has become a Catalan institution, hence the motto "Més que un club" (More than a club).^ Barca has now got there club motto Mes que un club (more than a club) .
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^ Mes que un club .
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^ The club has become a Catalan institution, hence the motto "Més que un club" (More than a club).
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.The official Barça anthem is El Cant del Barça by Josep Maria Espinàs.^ José Luis Oltra (Valencia, 1969) afronta hoy el gran reto del Barça en el Heliodoro.

^ En una entrevista en ‘ESPN’ el jugador del Barça transmitió sus sensaciones.

^ El Museo del Barça inaugurará este nuevo espacio el próximo sábado, 16 de enero, coincidiendo con la disputa del Barça-Sevilla ...

.FC Barcelona is one of only three clubs never to have been relegated from La Liga and the most successful club in Spanish football after Real Madrid, having won nineteen La Liga titles, a record twenty-five Spanish Cups, eight Spanish Super Cups, four Eva Duarte Cups and two League Cups.^ You are talking about two of the biggest clubs in Europe in Real Madrid and Barcelona.
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^ Barcelona FC & Espanyol football tickets.
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^ BARCELONA - LA LIGA CHAMPIONS 2009 .
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.They are also one of the most successful clubs in European football having won fourteen official major trophies in total, including ten UEFA competitions.^ With 11 trophies, Cruyff has been the club's most successful manager to date.

^ They are also one of the most successful clubs in European football having won two European Cups, four UEFA Cup Winners' Cups, three Inter-Cities Fairs Cups and two UEFA Super Cups.
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^ With 160,000 socis in June 2008, the Catalan club is also placed among the top football clubs in the world with the most registered members, and the number of penyes, the officially-registered supporter clubs, reached the number of 1,782 worldwide in June 2006.
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[1] .They have won three UEFA Champions League titles, a record four UEFA Cup Winners' Cups, a record three Inter-Cities Fairs Cups (the forerunner to the UEFA Europa League), three UEFA Super Cups and one FIFA Club World Cup.^ Four teams in UEFA Cup.
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^ Champions League record.
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^ World Club Title: Champions 2009 .
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.In 2009, Barcelona became the first club in Spain to win the treble of La Liga, Copa del Rey and Champions League.^ The club were also the first La Liga champions and are currently champions of both Spain and Europe.

^ In 1902 the club also played in the first Copa del Rey final, losing 2-1 to Club Vizcaya.

^ Barca win the La Liga title.
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.The club is also the only European side to have played continental football in every season since its inception in 1955. FC Barcelona became the first football team ever to win six out of six competitions in a single year thus completing the sextuple, comprising the 2008–09 La Liga, 2008–09 Copa del Rey, 2009 Supercopa de España, 2008–09 UEFA Champions League, 2009 UEFA Super Cup and 2009 FIFA Club World Cup.^ The club were also the first La Liga champions and are currently champions of both Spain and Europe.

^ In 1902 the club also played in the first Copa del Rey final, losing 2-1 to Club Vizcaya.

^ Qué es la copa del rey?
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.Barcelona holds a long-standing rivalry with Real Madrid, with matches between the two teams referred to as "El Clásico". Unlike many other football clubs, the fans of FC Barcelona own and operate the club.^ Barcelona FC & Espanyol football tickets.
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^ The fans of FC Barcelona are known as culés.
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^ Resources FC Barcelona matches .
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.The club is the world's second richest football club (€365m) in terms of revenue, only surpassed by Real Madrid.^ The championship is surely already won for Barcelona with only half the season over. 8 points clear of the nearest team and 12 points clear of Real Madrid, Barcelona are flying.
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^ Thanks to this result the Andalusian club and not the Barcelona was gained the right to accompany al Real Madrid in the European Cup.
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^ On Saturday, Barcelona and Real Madrid will renew their bitter rivalry in a match that, as usual, has captivated the world's attention.
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History

FC Barcelona in 1903.

Birth of Barcelona (1899-1922)

.On 22 October 1899, Joan Gamper placed an advert in Los Deportes declaring his wish to form a football club.^ It was founded in 1899 by a group of Swiss, English and Catalonian men led by Joan Gamper.
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^ July 17, 1921 Joan Gamper, for the fourth time, takes charge of the presidency of the club.
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^ Emma Gamper , nieta del fundador del Barça, Joan Gamper, formará parte del equipo del precandidato Jaume Guixà a las elecciones del club azulgrana.

.A positive response resulted in a meeting at the Gimnasio Solé on November 29 where eleven players attended: Walter Wild, later to become the first director of the club, Lluís d'Ossó, Bartomeu Terradas, Otto Kunzle, Otto Maier, Enric Ducal, Pere Cabot, Carles Pujol, Josep Llobet, John Parsons and William Parsons.^ They sign the minutes: Walter Wild (first president), Llus d' Oss (secretary), Bartomeu Terrades (treasurer), Hans Gamper (vocal and captain of the team), Otto Kunzle, Otto Maier, Enric Ducal, Pere Cabot, Carles Pujol, Josep Llobet, John Parsons and William Parsons.
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^ A positive response resulted in a meeting at the Gimnasio Sole on November 29.

^ Wild the clubs first president and one of the clubs .
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.As a result Foot-Ball Club Barcelona was born.^ As a result Foot-Ball Club Barcelona was born.

^ Thanks to this result the Andalusian club and not the Barcelona was gained the right to accompany al Real Madrid in the European Cup.
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^ A month later, November 29, and in the localities of the Gymnasium Sol, the constituent meeting of the Foot-Ball Club of Barcelona is celebrated.
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[2]
.Legend has it that Gamper was inspired to choose the club blue and red colours by FC Basel's crest.^ Red, Blue and Yellow colour the stands, where a giant mosaic has been designed to motivate Barcelona's players even more than they should already be.
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.However, the Swiss team Gamper played for, FC Excelsior in his home canton of Zürich, and Merchant Taylors' School in Crosby, Merseyside, England have also been credited with or claimed to be the inspiration.^ It was not a particularly exciting game and got sloppy at times, however, it was a benefit to play as a team and practice some plays in a match situation.
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^ FC Barcelona play in La Liga at home Barcelona F.C vs. UD Almeria *10pm kick off .
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[3] .FC Barcelona quickly emerged as one of the leading clubs in Spain, competing in the Campeonato de Cataluña and the Copa del Rey.^ Sitemap de FC BARCELONA NOTICIAS .

^ FC Barcelona quickly emerged as one of the leading clubs in Spain and they participated in the first Campionat de Catalunya and the first Copa del Rey.

^ But it lead to a basket for FC Barcelona.
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.In 1902, the club won its first trophy, the Copa Macaya, and also played in the first Copa del Rey final, losing 2–1 to Bizcaya.^ In 1902 the club also played in the first Copa del Rey final, losing 2-1 to Club Vizcaya.

^ They won their first trophy when they won the Copa Macaya in 1901.

^ Copa del Rey.

[4]
Joan Gamper
.In 1908, Joan Gamper became club president for the first time as Gamper took over the presidency in order to save the club from disappearing altogether.^ He was the president 5 times and saved FCBarcelona .
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^ Joan Gamper is the new Barca president.
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^ The Gamper years In 1908 Joan Gamper became club president for the first time.

[2] .The club had not won anything since the Campeonato de Cataluña in 1905 and as a result came under financial distress.^ The club had not won anything since the Campionat de Catalunya of 1905 and its finances suffered as a result.

.Gamper was subsequently club president on five separate occasions between 1908 and 1925 and spent 25 years at the helm.^ Gamper was subsequently club president on five separate occasions between 1908 and 1925 and spent 25 years at the helm.

^ The Gamper years In 1908 Joan Gamper became club president for the first time.

^ On 7 September 2006, an agreement between FC Barcelona and UNICEF was reached whereby the club would donate 0.7% of its total yearly revenue to the organization for five years.

.One of his main achievements was to help Barça acquire its own stadium and thus a way of generating stable income.^ One of his main achievements was to help Barça acquire its own stadium.

^ His main objectives were to establish Barça as a world-class sports club and to give the club financial stability.

[2]
.On March 14, 1909, the team moved into the Carrer Indústria, a stadium with a capacity of 8,000. Gamper launched a campaign to recruit more club members and by 1922, the club had over 10,000. This led to the club moving again, this time to Las Cortes, which they inaugurated the same year.^ On March 14 1909, it moved into the Carrer Industria, a stadium with a capacity of 6,000.

^ Gamper also launched a campaign to recruit more club members and by 1922 the club had over 10,000.

^ This led to the club moving again, this time to Les Corts.

Las Cortes had an initial capacity of 22,000, which was later expanded to 60,000.[5]
.Gamper recruited Jack Greenwell as the first full-time manager in Barcelona's history.^ Gamper also recruited Paulino Alcántara, the club's all time top-scorer with 356 goals and in 1917 appointed Jack Greenwell as manager.

^ With new acquisitions by reinforcing al team, the Barcelona earns the Championship of Spain for the second time in its history.
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^ May 13, 1902 the Barcelona is faced for the first time with the Real Madrid, al which conquers for 1-3.
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.This saw the club's fortunes begin to improve on the field.^ This saw the club's fortunes begin to improve on the field.

During the Gamper era FC Barcelona won eleven Campeonato de Cataluña, six Copa del Rey and four Coupe de Pyrenées and enjoyed its first "golden age".[4]

Rivera, Republic and Civil War (1923–1957)

.On 14 June 1925 in a spontaneous reaction against Primo de Rivera's dictatorship, the crowd jeered the Royal March.^ June 14, 1925, in a benefit game al Orfe Catal, a British band interpreted the Real March, received with a sounded puff that became applauses when listened itself the British hymn.
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[5] .As a reprisal, the ground was closed for six months and Gamper was forced to relinquish the presidency of the club.^ The founder and five times president of the Club passed three months in Switzerland in consequence of the incident of Them Corts of the year 1925.
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^ Gamper was subsequently club president on five separate occasions between 1908 and 1925 and spent 25 years at the helm.

^ July 17, 1921 Joan Gamper, for the fourth time, takes charge of the presidency of the club.
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.In 1928, the victory in the Spanish Cup was celebrated with a poem titled "Oda a Platko", which was written by a member of the Generation of '27, inspired by the heroic performance of the Barcelona keeper.^ The Barcelona becomes a part of the Spanish Union of Clubs of Soccer, that organizes its tournament of Cup.
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^ Finally, in the Cup, the incorporation of the forward one is produced Hungarian and the Barcelona earns the trophy with six victories and an only tie.
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^ The Barcelona also obtains the trophies Eva Duarte and Martini & Rossi, but not the latin american Cup since the Spanish Confederacy decides to record al Valencia.
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.On July 30 1930, Gamper committed suicide after a period of depression brought on by personal and money problems.^ Gamper, enough of so many problems from the federation, leaves the presidency and substitutes it, from June 30, 1913, Francesc of Mox i of Sentmenat.
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[2]
.Although they continued to have players of the standing of Josep Escolà, the club now entered a period of decline, in which political conflict overshadowed sport throughout society.^ Red, Blue and Yellow colour the stands, where a giant mosaic has been designed to motivate Barcelona's players even more than they should already be.
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^ The Sevillistas will continue to have success but cannot falter against lower clubs as they have in the past.
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^ They continue being produced noticeable drops, as that of Arocha, and the team, now coached by the English one Jack Demby, does not raise head.
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Barça faced a crisis on three fronts: financially, politically and in sporting terms.[5] .Although the team won the Campionat de Catalunya in 1930, 1931, 1932, 1934, 1936 and 1938,[4] success at national level (with the exception of the 1937 disputed title) evaded them.^ During the Gamper era FC Barcelona won eleven Campionat de Catalunya, six Copa del Rey and four Coupe de Pyrenées and enjoyed its first golden age.

^ FC Barcelona quickly emerged as one of the leading clubs in Spain and they participated in the first Campionat de Catalunya and the first Copa del Rey.

^ He's played for the Italian national team already and was the last player cut from the team that won the silver medal in Athens last summer.
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.A month after the civil war began, Josep Sunyol was murdered by revolting soldiers near Guadarrama.^ FC Barcelona president Josep Sunyol was murdered while Real Madrid president Rafael Sánchez Guerra, a prominent Republican, was imprisoned and tortured.

^ Less than a month into the war club president Josep Sunyol .
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.In the summer of 1937, the squad was on tour in Mexico and the United States, in which it was received as an ambassador of the fighting Second Spanish Republic.^ Ambassador Bolton: Certainly not for the United States.  I'll let others speak for themselves.
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^ United States Youth Squads (1) .
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.That tour led to the financial saving of the club and also resulted in half the team seeking exile in Mexico and France.^ May 20 - F.C. Barcelona - Canada: 1 - 5 - Half time 0 - 3 Canada defeated F.C. Barcelona (Club Team) 5 - 1.
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.On 16 March 1938, the fascists dropped a bomb on the club's offices and caused significant destruction.^ The night of March 16, 1938 a bomb destroys the social localities, in the street Consell of Cent, with trophies, roles, books and memories.
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.A few months later, Barcelona was under fascist occupation and as a symbol of the 'undisciplined' Catalanism, the club, now down to just 3,486 members, was facing a number of serious problems.^ With 160,000 socis in June 2008, the Catalan club is also placed among the top football clubs in the world with the most registered members, and the number of penyes, the officially-registered supporter clubs, reached the number of 1,782 worldwide in June 2006.
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^ Many of the Barcelona players will now be keen to get a few weeks rest before the start of the Euro 2008 football championships.
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^ In September 2006, the number of socis (club members/owners) reached 151,127, while the number of penyes (officially-registered supporter clubs) reached 1782 worldwide as of June 2006.

[5]
.After the Spanish Civil War, the Catalan flag was banned and football clubs were prohibited from using non-Spanish names.^ Spanish commercial company, not related to any civic institution or to any football club.
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^ Barcelona's last game of season was away to Murcia, a club who have already left it too late to avoid relagation to the second tier of Spanish football.
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^ Several other Spanish football clubs, most notably Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao, also had British founders, and as a result they initially adopted English-style names.

.These measures led to the club having its name forcibly changed to Club de Fútbol Barcelona and the removal of the Catalan flag from the club shield.^ Club de Futbol Barcelona .
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^ With the clubs name being changed Barcelona .
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^ Fútbol Club Barcelona also known simply as Barcelona and familiarly as Barça are based in Barcelona, Catalonia.
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[5]
.In 1943, Barcelona faced rivals Real Madrid in the semi-finals of Copa del Generalísimo.^ Barcelona beat Madrid in the final the time .
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^ The rivalry with Real intensified further after the 1943 Copa del Generalísimo semi-final between the two clubs.

^ Barcelona v Real Madrid is the game!
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.The first match at Les Corts was won by Barcelona 3–0. Before the second leg, Barcelona's players had a changing room visit from Franco's director of state security.^ Many of the Barcelona players will now be keen to get a few weeks rest before the start of the Euro 2008 football championships.
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^ Post-match niceties: The celebrations of the Barcelona players are fairly muted, possibly because victory came so easy to them.
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^ The first leg at Les Corts ended in a 3-0 victory to Barça, but the return leg saw them defeated 11-1.

.He 'reminded' them that they were only playing due to the 'generosity of the regime'. Real Madrid dominated the match, thrashing Barça 11–1.[6] However, the historian Bernardo Salazar interviewed both Josep Escolà and Domènec Balmanya also known as Domingo Balmanya, who were part of the squad back then, and both denied these facts.^ Real Madrid squandered a chance to climb above Barcelona into first place in La Liga when they were held to a 0-0 draw at mid-table Osasuna yesterday.
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^ However the rivalry reached a new level during the Franco years when Real Madrid was widely considered to be the "regime team" while FC Barcelona was often regarded as the team of the opposition.

^ He achieved this despite only playing 45 minutes in the four out of five of Spain Under-17s matches.

[5]
.Despite the difficult political situation, CF Barcelona enjoyed considerable success during the 1940s and 1950s.^ "FC Barcelona has the capacity to communicate to society such important values as tolerance, which is crucial for society's acceptance of refugees and other people in difficult and vulnerable situations."
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^ Real Madrid midfielder Esteban Granero has insisted that he is not envious of the success enjoyed by rivals Barcelona..
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.In 1945, with Josep Samitier as coach and players like César, Ramallets and Velasco, they won La Liga for the first time since 1929. They added two more titles in 1948 and 1949. In 1949, they also won the first Copa Latina.^ It felt like the first time w/ Clyde.

^ They won their first trophy when they won the Copa Macaya in 1901.

^ However, new heroes such as Luís Figo, Luis Enrique and Rivaldo emerged and the team won a Copa del Rey/La Liga double in 1998.

.In June 1950, Barcelona signed Ladislao Kubala, who was to be an influential figure at the club.^ Kubala, conducts al Barcelona to one of the most victorious seasons of the club.
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^ In fact, September 27, 1950 the club already had signed an option of purchase of some lands close to Them Corts.
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^ A year-by-year account of Bara's history 1950 - 1960 Spoiler 1950-51 : In June of 1950 the managements of Josep Samitier do that the Barcelona obtain the acquisition of the Hungarian player Ladislao Kubala and of the czechoslovakian coach Fernando Daucik.
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.On a rainy Sunday of 1951, the crowd left Les Corts stadium after a 2–1 win against Santander by foot, refusing to catch any trams and surprising the Francoist authorities.^ Les Corts, the biggest ever win over the scum.
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^ Barcelona were hoping yesterday (Sunday 17th May) to celebrate their title win in style with an away victory against Mallorca but Mallorca took the honours with a 2-1 win over the new champions.
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^ Take the Metro to Les Corts or Collbanc and follow the crowds.
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.The reason was simple: at the same time, a tram strike took place in Barcelona, receiving the support of blaugrana fans.^ In the 2nd half, Eto'o took Barcelona further ahead with a 56th cleanly placed shot.
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^ It took Barcelona until the 2nd half though to get their first goal and it was that man again, Ibrahimovic, who got his name on the score goal for the 2nd time in the first 2 games.
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^ In this game Barcelona took the lead with a Messi goal in the 24th minute and the away fans were perhaps expecting a 2nd and 3rd and an easy 3 points.
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.Events like this made FC Barcelona represent much more than just Catalonia and many progressive Spaniards see the club as a staunch defender of rights and freedoms.^ The club know has more than 1000 .
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^ The club has become a Catalan institution, hence the motto "Més que un club" (More than a club).
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^ Red, Blue and Yellow colour the stands, where a giant mosaic has been designed to motivate Barcelona's players even more than they should already be.
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[7]
.Coach Fernando Daucik and Ladislao Kubala, regarded by many as the club's best ever player, inspired the team to five different trophies including La Liga, the Copa del Generalísimo, the Copa Latina, the Copa Eva Duarte and the Copa Martini Rossi in 1952. In 1953, they helped the club win La Liga and the Copa del Generalísimo again.^ Barca win the La Liga title.
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^ Barcelona win the first La Liga.
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^ Founded in 1899 by a group of Swiss, English, and Catalans, Since then, their championships have been many and impressive, including 18 in La Liga, 24 for the Copa del Rey, 7 Supercopa de Espaa, 32 Joan Gamper Trophy, 2 UEFA Champions League, 4 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, and 2 European Super Cup trophies.
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[5]

Club de Fútbol Barcelona (1957–1974)

.With Helenio Herrera as coach, a young Luis Suárez, the European Footballer of the Year in 1960, and two influential Hungarians recommended by Kubala, Sándor Kocsis and Zoltán Czibor, the team won another national double in 1959 and a La Liga and Fairs Cup double in 1960. In 1961, they became the first club to beat Real Madrid in a European Cup play-off.^ La Liga and the European Cup in the same season.
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^ Real Madrid (1st place in La Liga in 2007) .
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^ Premiership, English Cups & National team .
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[8] To little avail, however, as they lost 3–2 to Benfica in the final.
.The 1960s were less successful for the club, with Real Madrid monopolising La Liga.^ Real Madrid (1st place in La Liga in 2007) .
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^ Thanks to this result the Andalusian club and not the Barcelona was gained the right to accompany al Real Madrid in the European Cup.
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^ Interesting Fact: Real Madrid brings in the most revenue of any football club in the world, with an estimated revenue of €292.2 million each year.
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.The completion of the Camp Nou, finished in 1957, meant the club had little money to spend on new players.^ Camp Nou in the club museam.
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^ The club's main stadium is the Camp Nou.

^ The MLS has progressed a lot over the last few years and the growing interest in professional soccer in the USA has not gotten to the point where all the clubs can spend the money that the european clubs spend.
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[8] .On the upside, the 60's also saw the emergence of Josep Fusté and Carles Rexach and the club winning the Copa del Generalísimo in 1963 and the Fairs Cup in 1966. Barça restored some pride by beating Real Madrid 1–0 in the 1968 Copa del Generalísimo final at the Bernabéu in front of Franco, having Salvador Artigas as coach, a former republican pilot in the civil war.^ Barca also win the Copa Del Ray .
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^ Barcelona beat Madrid in the final the time .
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^ Barca win the Fairs Cup for the second time beating Zaragoza 4-3 .
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The club changed its official name back to Futbol Club Barcelona in 1974.[9]
.The 1973–74 season saw the arrival of a new Barça legend Johan Cruyff.^ The Cruyff years The 1973/74 season saw the arrival of a new Barça legend – Johan Cruyff.

^ Giovani Dos Santos is also a new arrival from the Barcelona ‘B’ team and has had an excellent pre-season scoring three goals in four games and has been praised by Rijkaard for his efforts.
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.Already an established player with Ajax, Cruyff quickly won over the Barça fans when he told the European press he chose Barça over Real Madrid because he could not play for a club associated with Francisco Franco.^ Already an established player with Ajax, Cruyff quickly won over the Barça fans when he told the European press he chose Barça over Real Madrid because he could not play for a club associated with Franco.

^ Thanks to this result the Andalusian club and not the Barcelona was gained the right to accompany al Real Madrid in the European Cup.
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^ Barcelona fans though seem confident and feel that it is up to Real Madrid to prove themselves because Barcelona are the ones with the silverwear at this time.
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[10][11] .He further endeared himself when he chose a Catalan name, Jordi, for his son.^ He further endeared himself when he chose a Catalan name, Jordi, for his son.

.Next to players of quality like Juan Manuel Asensi, Carles Rexach and the talented Hugo Sotil, he helped the club win the 1973–74 season for the first time since 1960,[4] defeating Real Madrid 5–0 at the Bernabéu along the way.^ It felt like the first time w/ Clyde.

^ He helped the club win La Liga for the first time since 1960, along the way defeating Real Madrid 5-0 at the Bernabéu.

^ For the first time since 1988 Barca has not won a title in a season.
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.He was crowned European Footballer of the Year in his first year at the club.^ Foundation of the club and first years.
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^ He was also crowned European Footballer of the Year twice in a row while at club.

^ Ronaldinho was also added to the list of Barça players voted European Footballer of the Year.

[12]

Núñez and the stabilization years (1978–2000)

1992 European Cup Final starting lineup
.In 1978 Josep Lluís Núñez became the first elected president of FC Barcelona, and since then members of Barcelona has elected the club president.^ The Nuñez years Josep Lluís Nuñez was elected president of FC Barcelona in 1978.

^ Wild the clubs first president and one of the clubs .
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^ FC Barcelona's club president Joan Laporta is also considering a .
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.The process of electing a president of FC Barcelona was closely tied to Spain's transition to democracy in 1974 and the end of Franco's dictatorship.^ FC Barcelona quickly emerged as one of the leading clubs in Spain and they participated in the first Campionat de Catalunya and the first Copa del Rey.

^ Ronaldinho has finally left FC Barcelona and signed in the end for AC Milan.
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^ FC Barcelona president Josep Sunyol was murdered while Real Madrid president Rafael Sánchez Guerra, a prominent Republican, was imprisoned and tortured.

.Núñez main objective was to develop Barça into a world-class club by giving to it stability both on and off the pitch.^ His main objectives were to establish Barça as a world-class sports club and to give the club financial stability.

^ Established in 1964, UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy.
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.His presidency was to last for 22 years and it deeply affected the image of Barcelona, as Núñez held a strict policy regarding wages and discipline, letting players as Maradona, Romario and Ronaldo go rather than meeting their demands.^ He's already a much better player than he was last year when he entered the draft.
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^ Expect a United player to similarly slip—please God, let it be PFA Player of the Year Ryan Giggs—and gift a deciding goal to the Catalans.

^ There has been a lot of movement on the transfer front for FC Barcelona and one of the star players from the last few years, Ronaldinho looks sure to move.
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[13][14]
.On May 16 1979, the club won its first Cup Winners Cup by beating Fortuna Düsseldorf 4–3 in Basel in a final was watched by more than 30,000 travelling blaugrana fans.^ Cup Winners' Cup : 2 finals .

^ World Cup 2010: Fans & Travel .
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^ Cup Winners' Cup 1993-94 - finals .
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.In June 1982, Diego Maradona was signed for a world record fee of £3 million from Boca Juniors.^ Diego Maradona joins Barcelona from Boca Juniors for a .
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^ In 1982 Diego Maradona was signed for a world record fee from Boca Juniors.

[15] .In the following season, under coach Menotti, Barcelona won the Copa del Rey, beating Real Madrid.^ Barcelona beat Madrid in the final the time .
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^ Copa Del Rey winners.
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^ Barca win there third Copa Del Rey 2-1 beating Real Sociedad .
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However, Maradona's time with Barça was short-lived and he soon left for Napoli. .At the start of the 1984–85 season, Terry Venables was hired as manager and he won La Liga with stellar displays by German midfielder Bernd Schuster.^ All in all a perfect start to the La Liga.
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^ In 1985 under Terry Venables Barça won La Liga and in 1986 he took the team to their second European Cup final, only to lose on penalties to Steaua Bucharest.

^ The goals just keep coming and coming this season for Barcelona and if Eto'o is not careful, he could end up breaking the seasons all-time goal scoring record for La Liga.
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.The next season, he took the team to their second European Cup final, only to lose on penalties to Steaua Bucureşti during a dramatic evening in Seville.^ In 1985 under Terry Venables Barça won La Liga and in 1986 he took the team to their second European Cup final, only to lose on penalties to Steaua Bucharest.

^ Final of the European Cup Winners Cup only .
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^ UEFA cup only to lose to Celtic in Quarter Final in the round .
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[14]
.After the 1986 FIFA World Cup, the English top-scorer Gary Lineker was signed along with goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta, but the team could not achieve success as Schuster was excluded from the team.^ FIFA World Cup (1998) UEFA European Football Championship (2000) FIFA Confederations Cup (2003) UEFA Champions League (2009) UEFA Super Cup (2009) FIFA Club World Cup (2009) French Ligue 1 (1997) English FA Cup (2002, 2003, 2005) English FA Premier League (2002, 2004) Spanish La Liga (2009) Spanish Copa del Rey (2009) French Young Footballer of the Year (1997) French Footballer of the Year (2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006) English FA Premier League Top Scorer (2002, 2004, 2005, 2006) English FA Premier League Footballer of the Year (2003, 2004, 2006) FIFA Confederations Cup Top Scorer (2003) FIFA Confederations Cup MVP (2003) .
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^ Henry was France's top scorer in both the victorious campaigns at World Cup 98 and Euro 2000.
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^ News Domestic leagues International cups Teams Players Betting WC 2010 Top leagues .
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Terry Venables was subsequently fired at the beginning of the 1987–88 season and replaced with Luis Aragonés. .The season finished with the players rebelling against president Núñez, known as the Hesperia mutiny and the 1–0 victory at the Copa del Rey final against Real Sociedad.^ Copa Del Rey winners.
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^ Barca win there third Copa Del Rey 2-1 beating Real Sociedad .
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^ Copa del Rey to the hands of Zaragoza.
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[14]
The first UEFA Champions League trophy was won by FC Barcelona in 1992 against U.C. Sampdoria.
.In 1988, Johan Cruyff returned to the club as manager and he assembled the so-called Dream Team.^ In 1988 Nuñez appointed Johan Cruyff as manager.

^ Cruyff returned to the club as manager in 1988, assembling the so-called Dream Team, named after the US basketball team that played at the 1992 Olympic Games hosted by Barcelona.

^ Johan Cruyff returns to Barcelona as coach in May.
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.He used a mix of Spanish players like Josep Guardiola, José Mari Bakero and Txiki Begiristain while signing international stars such as Ronald Koeman, Michael Laudrup, Romário and Hristo Stoichkov.^ The football club's roster includes international stars such as Ronaldinho, Thierry Henry and Lionel Messi.
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^ They looked like a team that is "starting over" with new players & young players trying to mix with current players.
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^ I try to like the league but all the stringent rules on player signings just guarentee mediocrity at best.
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[16]
.Under Cruyff's guidance, Barcelona won four consecutive La Liga titles from 1991 to 1994. They beat Sampdoria in both the 1989 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup final and the 1992 European Cup final at Wembley with a legendary free kick goal from Dutch international Ronald Koeman.^ Cup Final in 1992 .
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^ Barca win the La Liga title.
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^ La Liga and the European Cup in the same season.
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.They also won a Copa del Rey in 1990, the European Super Cup in 1992 and three Supercopa de España.^ Copa del Rey.

^ Copa Del Rey winners.
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^ Copa del Rey .
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.With 11 trophies, Cruyff became the club's most successful manager to date.^ With 11 trophies, Cruyff has been the club's most successful manager to date.

^ CD Guadalajara, arguably one of Mexico's most successful clubs, were beaten 5-2 in Chicago over the weekend.
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^ Cruyff returned to the club as manager in 1988, assembling the so-called Dream Team, named after the US basketball team that played at the 1992 Olympic Games hosted by Barcelona.

.He also became the club's longest consecutive serving manager, serving 8 years.^ He is also the club's longest serving manager.

^ The Gamper years In 1908 Joan Gamper became club president for the first time.

^ He was a player at the club for 22 years and then worked for them as a scout, coach and manager for another 22 years.
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[17] .Cruyff's fortune was to change and in his final two seasons he failed to win any trophies and fell out with president Núñez, resulting in his departure.^ However, in his final two seasons, he failed to win any trophies and fell out with Josep Lluís Nuñez.

^ It has been a very good season for Barceloan this season and now for the celebrations and final few wins.
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^ We had some dire games in the last two years but the results masked the failings.
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[14]
.Cruyff was briefly replaced by Bobby Robson, who took charge of the club for a single season in 1996–97. He recruited Ronaldo from his previous club, PSV and delivered a cup treble winning the Copa del Rey, UEFA Cup Winners Cup and the Supercopa de España.^ UEFA cup spot for the next season.
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^ Barca win there first Copa Del Rey (Spanish Cup) .
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^ Copa Del Rey who Barca beat Bilbao 2-1 in .
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.Despite his success, Robson was only ever seen as a short-term solution, while the club waited for Louis van Gaal to become available.^ Despite his success, Robson was only ever seen as a short-term solution while the club waited for Louis van Gaal to become available.

^ Louis Van Gaal is Barca's new manager after the sacking .
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^ Still, if you do make a move mid season, you would be hard pressed to find anything but a short term solution.
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[18]
.Like Maradona, Ronaldo only stayed a short time as he left for Internazionale.^ Like Maradona, Ronaldo only stayed a short time and he left for Internazionale.

^ At the same time, it could've been something small, but just the way he was holding his left hand it looked like he was hurt.
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^ This can come in time, and it is tempting to go for the block, but he needs to stay on his feet so situations like a two-on-one don't happen.
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.However, new heroes such as Luís Figo, Patrick Kluivert, Luis Enrique and Rivaldo emerged and the team won a Copa del Rey and La Liga double in 1998. In 1999, the club celebrated its 'centenari', winning the Primera División title and Rivaldo became the fourth Barça player to be awarded European Footballer of the Year.^ Barca win their 17th La Liga title in Valencia.
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^ Qué es la copa del rey?
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^ However, new heroes such as Luís Figo, Luis Enrique and Rivaldo emerged and the team won a Copa del Rey/La Liga double in 1998.

Despite this domestic success, the failure to emulate Real Madrid in the Champions League led to van Gaal and Núñez resigning in 2000.[18]

Exit Núñez, enter Laporta (2000–)

.The departures of Núñez and van Gaal were nothing compared to that of Luís Figo.^ Departure of Figo The departures of Nuñez and Van Gaal were nothing compared to that of Luís Figo.

.As well as club vice-captain, Figo had become a cult hero and was considered by Catalans to be one of their own.^ Figo has now become probilly one of .
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^ As well as club captain, Figo had become a cult hero and was considered by Catalans to be one of their own.

^ Heroic triumph in the Championship of Spain, in an exploit that during years is judged like the largest one of the history of the club.
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.However, Barça fans were distraught by Figo's decision to join arch-rivals Real Madrid and during subsequent visits to the Camp Nou Figo was given an extremely hostile reception, including one occasion, when a piglet's head was thrown at him from the crowd.^ Real Madrid lose 3-0 on there first visit to the Camp Nou .
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^ The Barça fans were distraught by Figo’s decision to join Real and during subsequent visits to the Camp Nou Figo was given an extremely hostile reception, including one occasion when a pig's head was thrown at him from the crowd.

^ What a season beating Madrid 3-0 at the Camp Nou .
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.The next three years saw the club in decline and managers came and went, including a short second spell by Louis van Gaal.^ Louis Van Gaal is Barca's new manager after the sacking .
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^ The next three years saw the club in decline and managers came and went, including a short second spell by Louis van Gaal.

^ Alkmaar won their first Eredivisie title in 27 years, their first trophy of any kind in 26, and for their troubles, they lost manager Louis van Gaal to title-starved Bayern.

.President Gaspart did not inspire confidence off the field either and in 2003, he and van Gaal resigned.^ Gaspart did not inspire confidence off the field either and in 2003 he and Van Gaal resigned.

^ Despite this domestic success, the failure to emulate Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League led to Van Gaal and Nuñez resigning in 2000.

^ The Brazillion did not want to be in a side with Van Gaal.
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2006 UEFA Champions League Final starting lineup
.After the disappointment of the Gaspart era, the combination of a new young president Joan Laporta and a young new manager, former Dutch and Milan star Frank Rijkaard, saw the club bounce back.^ Laporta apointed Frank Rijkaard as the clubs new manager .
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^ The Laporta / Rijkaard years After the disappointment of the Gaspart era, a combination of a new president, Joan Laporta and a new manager, Frank Rijkaard saw the club bounce back.

^ In the summer Barca had apointed a new president Joan Laporta .
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.On the field, an influx of international players, including Ronaldinho, Deco, Henrik Larsson, Ludovic Giuly, Samuel Eto'o, and Rafael Márquez, combined with home grown Spanish players, such as Carles Puyol, Andrés Iniesta, Xavi Hernández and Víctor Valdés, led to the club's return to success.^ On the field an influx of talented players (Ronaldinho, Deco, Ludovic Giuly and Samuel Eto'o) and experienced professionals (Henrik Larsson, Rafael Márquez and Giovanni van Bronckhorst) combined with a nucleus of home grown players (Carles Puyol, Andrés Iniesta, Xavi and Víctor Valdés) saw the club win La Liga and the Supercopa de España in 2005.

^ Their many football championships are as storied as their players, greats including the current phenoms Ronaldinho & Carles Puyol .
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^ The football club's roster includes international stars such as Ronaldinho, Thierry Henry and Lionel Messi.
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.Barça won La Liga and the Supercopa de España in 2004–05, and stars Ronaldinho and Eto'o were voted first and third in the FIFA World Player of the Year awards.^ Ronaldinho was also added to the list of Barça players voted European Footballer of the Year.

^ Barcelona win the first La Liga.
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^ On the field an influx of talented players (Ronaldinho, Deco, Ludovic Giuly and Samuel Eto'o) and experienced professionals (Henrik Larsson, Rafael Márquez and Giovanni van Bronckhorst) combined with a nucleus of home grown players (Carles Puyol, Andrés Iniesta, Xavi and Víctor Valdés) saw the club win La Liga and the Supercopa de España in 2005.

.In the 2005–06 season, Barcelona repeated their league and Supercup successes.^ FC Barcelona's only Champion's League title came in the 1991-1992 season.
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^ After three seasons without successes, the Barcelona earns the Championship of Catalonia without losing no party.
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^ Barcelona's focus and hopes perhaps now rest on success in the Champions League, with Barcelona failing to beat Getafe at home.
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.The pinnacle of the league season arrived at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in a 3–0 win over Real Madrid, Frank Rijkaard's second victory at the Bernabéu, making him the first Barça manager to win there twice.^ Real Madrid lose 3-0 on there first visit to the Camp Nou .
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^ Its not just the tactics, noones got the balls to run strong, and get there first, make the ball theirs.
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^ There was plenty of incentive for Barcelona with Real Madrid having lost the day before and the chance thus of moving to within 5 points of the top position in the table.
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.Ronaldinho's performance was so impressive that after his second, and Barça's third goal the Real Madrid fans felt compelled to applaud him.^ Barcelona fans though seem confident and feel that it is up to Real Madrid to prove themselves because Barcelona are the ones with the silverwear at this time.
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^ That could've led to a rebound, a fast break and given Real Madrid the lead with only a couple seconds to spare.
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^ The Barcelona beats to all its rival, emphasizing a 8-1 al Athletic of Madrid with seven goals of Eulogio Martnez and a 6-1 al Real Madrid.
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.In the Champions League, Barça beat English club Arsenal 2–1 in the final.^ EHF Champions League : 7 finals .

^ Can FC Barcelona get the valuable away goal and book a place in th Champions league final.
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^ Barcelona's focus and hopes perhaps now rest on success in the Champions League, with Barcelona failing to beat Getafe at home.
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.Trailing 1–0 to a 10-man Arsenal and with less than 15 minutes left they came back to win 2–1, with substitute Henrik Larsson, in his final appearance for the club, setting up goals for Samuel Eto'o and fellow substitute Juliano Belletti, for the club's first European Cup victory in 14 years.^ Foundation of the club and first years.
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^ Thanks to this result the Andalusian club and not the Barcelona was gained the right to accompany al Real Madrid in the European Cup.
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^ With ten players, Barcelona seemed to struggle to find their r hythm and they were punished in the 2nd half with 50th and 54th minute goals for Espanyol.
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.Despite being the favourites and starting strongly, Barcelona finished the 2006–07 season trophyless.^ Eto'o has still yet leave Barcelona despite being widely expected to do so.
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^ Despite his absense though, Barcelona were pretty much at full strength and at the start of the 2nd half everyne expected a Barcelona fight back.
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^ The Barcelona finishes second in the League, after being remained again without the Hungarian, that suffers fracture of collarbone in the day 24.
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.A pre-season US tour was later blamed for a string of injuries to key players, including leading scorer Eto'o and rising star Lionel Messi.^ The football club's roster includes international stars such as Ronaldinho, Thierry Henry and Lionel Messi.
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^ Players including Eto'o and Zambrotta could also be on their way out of the club and a victory would have been a nice finale for the departees.
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^ Barely three months later, injuries to Messi and Eto'o have left their attack crippled.

.There was open feuding as Eto'o publicly criticized coach Frank Rijkaard and Ronaldinho.^ FC Barcelona coach Frank Rijkaard.
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^ After losing Eto'o and then Messi, Barcelona coach Frank Rijkaard must now contend with the absence of another forward in Saviola.

Ronaldinho also admitted that lack of fitness affected his form.[19] .In La Liga, Barça were in first place for much of the season, but inconsistency in the New Year saw Real Madrid overtake them to become champions.^ Real Madrid (1st place in La Liga in 2007) .
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^ BARCELONA - LA LIGA CHAMPIONS 2009 .
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^ Barcelona win the first La Liga.
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.Barça advanced to the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey, winning the first leg against Getafe 5–2, with a goal from Messi, bringing comparison to Diego Maradona, but then lost the second leg 4–0. They took part in the 2006 FIFA Club World Cup, but were beaten by a late goal in the final against Brazilian sides Internacional.^ In 1902 the club also played in the first Copa del Rey final, losing 2-1 to Club Vizcaya.

^ Copa Del Rey winners.
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^ Barca also win the Copa Del Ray .
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.In the Champions League, Barça were knocked out of the competition in the last 16 by eventual runners-up Liverpool on away goals.^ After a disappointing week in which Barcelona were knocked out of the Champions League by Manchester United of England, Barcelona had nothing to lose in this game and for the first time in weeks, Barcelona had no pressure and played with flair, style and a desire which if they had had in the last few months, might have meant a very different season for Barcelona.
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^ Can FC Barcelona get the valuable away goal and book a place in th Champions league final.
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^ They must win both their remaining Champions League games to qualify for the knock-out stages, and it is not clear that they have an edge over a very dangerous Werder Bremen with the attack that remains.

.Barcelona finished 2007–08 season third in La Liga and reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League and Copa del Rey, both times losing to the eventual champions: Manchester United and Valencia, respectively.^ Copa del Rey.
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^ Barcelona win the first La Liga.
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^ EHF CL 2007/08 - 1/2 Final .

The day after a 4–1 defeat to Real Madrid, Joan Laporta announced that Barça B coach Josep Guardiola would take over Frank Rijkaard's duties after June 30.[20]

Sextuple winning year (2009)

2009 UEFA Champions League Final starting lineup
.In the pre-season of 2008–09, a motion of no confidence was raised against club president Joan Laporta.^ The game and in particular, the crowd, were highly charged and the fans used the game to voice their protest against the club President, Joan Laporta.
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^ July 2008 - NEW FIXTURES are out for the 2008-09 Season .
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^ July 17, 1921 Joan Gamper, for the fourth time, takes charge of the presidency of the club.
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The no-confidence motion received 60% support, just short of the 66% required to oust him, prompting eight of the directors to resign.
.As well as appointing Guardiola, Laporta also made major changes to the playing staff, selling Gianluca Zambrotta, Deco, Edmílson and Ronaldinho.^ Probable Starting XI: Valdes - Zambrotta, Puyol, Marquez, Gio - Iniesta, Edmilson, Deco - Giuly, Gudjohnsen, Ronaldinho.

^ Squad : Valdés, Jorquera, Iniesta, Ronaldinho, Edmílson, Puyol, Sylvinho, Gudjohnsen, Márquez, Ezquerro, Giuly, Oleguer, Xavi, Thuram, Motta, Zambrotta, Gio and Deco.

^ Barcelona: Valdes - Oleguer, Marquez, Puyol (Zambrotta, 63'), Gio - Iniesta, Motta, Deco - Giuly (Xavi, 82'), Gidjohnsen (Ezquerro, 71'), Ronaldinho.

.Nearly €90 million was spent rebuilding the squad, with Begiristain and Laporta purchasing Seydou Keita, Piqué, Martín Cáceres, Dani Alves and Hleb.^ Ni Cáceres, Piqué, Keita ni muchísimo menos Hleb me parecen jugadores capaz de marcar un época en Barcelona.
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^ Deco and co have been replaced with some interesting names; names including Hleb from Arsenal and Keita from Sevilla (both in midfield) and Daniel Alves and Caceres into defence.
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^ Víctor Valdés Dani Alves C. Puyol G. Piqué E. Abidal S. Busquets Xavi S. Keita A. Iniesta Pedro T. Henry .
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.Despite this, the club retained its home-grown nucleus of players, such as captain Puyol, Messi, Xavi, Víctor Valdés and Iniesta.^ On the field an influx of talented players (Ronaldinho, Deco, Ludovic Giuly and Samuel Eto'o) and experienced professionals (Henrik Larsson, Rafael Márquez and Giovanni van Bronckhorst) combined with a nucleus of home grown players (Carles Puyol, Andrés Iniesta, Xavi and Víctor Valdés) saw the club win La Liga and the Supercopa de España in 2005.

^ The football club's roster includes international stars such as Ronaldinho, Thierry Henry and Lionel Messi.
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^ In 80th minute Xavi popped up with a nice finish for the equaliser and that man Messi destoyed the hope of the home fans with a lovely 85th minute winner.
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.On 17 January 2009, Barça set the record for the most points obtained in the first half of a La Liga season (50) after winning 16, drawing two and losing just one of their first 19 league games.^ Wins and losses are just one measure.
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^ But that was just one game.
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^ BARCELONA - LA LIGA CHAMPIONS 2009 .
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.The club also reached the Copa del Rey final for the first time since 1998 after defeating Mallorca in the semi-finals.^ Copa del Rey.

^ Copa del Rey .
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^ Interesting Fact: Sevilla is the current holder of four major trophies, the UEFA Cup, the UEFA Super Cup, the Copa Del Rey and the Spanish Super Cup .
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.Six days later, on 23 January, the International organisation IFFHS ranked Barça first in their list of the greatest football clubs of the last 18 years.^ Foundation of the club and first years.
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^ Ronaldinho was also added to the list of Barça players voted European Footballer of the Year.

^ The MLS has progressed a lot over the last few years and the growing interest in professional soccer in the USA has not gotten to the point where all the clubs can spend the money that the european clubs spend.
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.The All-time Club World Ranking was determined by taking into account all the results of the national championships, the national cup competitions, the club competitions of the six continental confederations and the FIFA.^ Thanks to this result the Andalusian club and not the Barcelona was gained the right to accompany al Real Madrid in the European Cup.
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^ Gamper also recruited Paulino Alcántara, the club's all time top-scorer with 356 goals and in 1917 appointed Jack Greenwell as manager.

^ Next week sees a round of International games with several World Cup qualifiers taking place.
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The Treble trophies – the Spanish Cup, Champions League and La Liga (left to right)
.For the second time of the season, Barça played Real Madrid in El Clásico, this time at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.^ Que diga que el Madrid esta temporada es inferior al Barça es una realidad como un templo.
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^ Nos "echábamos al cuello" cuando algún barcelonista decía que las Ligas no las ganaba el Madrid sino que las perdía el Barça...
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^ For the 2004/05 season, Gelabale moved to Real Madrid despite having re-signed with Cholet for two more seasons earlier in the summer.
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.Barça won the historic match 2–6, which amounted to the most goals ever scored in El Clásico by Barcelona and the biggest margin of victory for Barça at the Bernabéu since the 1970s, when Johan Cruyff led Barça to win 0–5. On 6 May 2009, just days after the comprehensive victory over their biggest rivals, Barcelona played against Chelsea in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals.^ EHF Champions League : 7 finals, 6 wins .
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^ Away wins in 4 Days - December 2009 .
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^ EHF Champions League : 7 finals .

.Following a goalless first leg, Chelsea led the second leg at Stamford Bridge 1–0 from the eighth minute, until injury time, when Andrés Iniesta scored a dramatic equaliser in the 93rd minute from the edge of the penalty area, sending Barcelona through to the final on away goals.^ This score remained through to half-time.
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^ Half-time in Catalonia, the score 2-0 to Barcelona.
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^ This was a decisive Easter time victory for Barcelona at the Nou camp with an Eto'o goal in the first half and three second half goals scored by Iniesta and 2 for Krkic.
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.On 13 May, Barça beat Athletic Bilbao 4–1 at the Mestalla to win the Copa del Rey for a record 25th time.^ Copa del Rey.

^ Copa del Rey .
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^ Interesting Fact: Sevilla is the current holder of four major trophies, the UEFA Cup, the UEFA Super Cup, the Copa Del Rey and the Spanish Super Cup .
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.Just days later, as Real Madrid lost to Villarreal, the domestic double was confirmed for Barcelona and the club was crowned La Liga champions for the 2008–09 season.^ Can anything now stop Barcelona from reclaiming this season's La Liga?
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^ Real Madrid (1st place in La Liga in 2007) .
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^ Beating Real Madrid 2-0 is perfect revenge for the double which Real Madrid over Barcelona last season.
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.With a largely homegrown squad in which seven players of the starting 11 were products of their youth system, Barça defeated the defending champions Manchester United 2–0 at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome on 27 May 2009, to earn their third UEFA Champions League title and achieve The Treble, having already won the La Liga and Copa del Rey in the same season.^ Qué es la copa del rey?
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^ World Club Title: Champions 2009 .
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^ De las goleadas del Barça..
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[21][22] .This was the first time a Spanish team ever completed the treble.^ However, there is no shortage of talk about La Liga in Spanish, thus I do a good deal of time trolling the Spanish dailies and team forums to get all the goods.
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^ The Philippine one Paulino Alcntara is the great figure of the team and becomes the maximum high-scoring for the first time.
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^ For the first time thinks about the figure of a coach, someone that be dedicated exclusively to the preparation and the direction of the team, functions that up till then assumed the captain.
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[23]
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After signing Zlatan Ibrahimović for a club record fee of €69 million,[24] Barça went on to win the 2009 Supercopa de España against Athletic Bilbao (5–1 on aggregate)[25] and the 2009 UEFA Super Cup against FC Shakhtar Donetsk (1–0),[26] becoming the first European club to win both domestic and European Super Cups following a treble.
^ Athletic Club de Bilbao tickets .
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^ Athletic Club de Bilbao .
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^ FC Barcelona is one of the only three clubs that have never been relegated from La Liga and the second most successful club in Spanish football having won eighteen La Liga titles, a record twenty-four Spanish Cups, seven Spanish Super Cups and two League Cups.
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.In December 2009, Barça won the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates,[27] thus become the first team ever to accomplish the sextuple.^ World Club Title: Champions 2009 .
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^ In 1985 under Terry Venables Barça won La Liga and in 1986 he took the team to their second European Cup final, only to lose on penalties to Steaua Bucharest.

^ His main objectives were to establish Barça as a world-class sports club and to give the club financial stability.

[28][29]

Rivalries

El Clásico

.There is often a fierce rivalry between the two strongest teams in a national league, and this is particularly the case in La Liga, where the game between Barça and Real Madrid is known as El Clásico.^ Rivalry with Real Madrid There is often a fierce rivalry between the two strongest teams in a national league and this is particularly the case in La Liga, between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid.

^ Real Madrid (1st place in La Liga in 2007) .
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^ El segundo 0-5 en la Liga .

.From the start, the clubs were seen as representatives of two rival regions in Spain: Catalonia and Castile, as well as of the two cities themselves.^ It will be seven years al front of the team and al will carry it triumph in five Championships of Catalonia and two of Spain.
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^ In a subsequent meeting the blue colors they are adopted and seed and the shield of the city, and themselves fixed the membership fee: two pesetas.
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^ It’s simply that for many of us, this game was supposed to represent the “proper” start to the season, when everything began to go well.
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The rivalry projects what many regard as the political and other tensions felt between Catalans and the Castilians.
During the dictatorships of Primo de Rivera and (especially) of Francisco Franco (1939–1975), all regional cultures were openly suppressed (e.g. all the languages spoken in Spanish territory, except Spanish itself, were officially banned).[30][31] .Symbolising Catalan people's desire for freedom, Barça became 'more than a club' (Més que un Club) for the Catalans.^ The club has become a Catalan institution, hence the motto "Més que un club" (More than a club).
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^ Que diga que el Madrid esta temporada es inferior al Barça es una realidad como un templo.
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^ The agency estimates that its food has already reached more than a quarter of a million people.
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According to Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, best way for the Catalans' to demonstrate their identity was by joining Barça. It was less risky than joining a clandestine anti-Franco movement and allowed them to express their dissidence.
.On the contrary, Real Madrid was widely seen as the embodiment of the sovereign oppressive centralism and the fascist regime at management level and beyond (Santiago Bernabeu, the former club president for whom the Merengues' stadium is named, fought with los nacionales).^ Thanks to this result the Andalusian club and not the Barcelona was gained the right to accompany al Real Madrid in the European Cup.
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^ With Real Madrid losing 3-4 at home and losing their manager by mutual consent (and with Ramos now in) Madrid's struggle is very different from Barcelona's fantastic 2008-09 season so far.
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^ At that time the club with more associates was the Real Madrid, with 43.000, followed by the Athletic one of Madrid, with 35.000, and of the Barcelona.
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[32][33] .However, during the Spanish Civil War itself, members of both clubs like Josep Sunyol and Rafael Sánchez Guerra suffered at the hands of Franco supporters.^ He often likes to cut to the basket, showing good hands for catching the ball, and both the strength and the will for a strong finish even if he's being contested by a big man.
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^ The civil war explodes July 18, 1936 and the Barcelona will suffer serious consequences.
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^ Heroic triumph in the Championship of Spain, in an exploit that during years is judged like the largest one of the history of the club.
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.During the 1950s, the rivalry was exacerbated further when the clubs disputed the signing of Alfredo di Stéfano, who finally played for Real Madrid and was key in the subsequent success achieved by the club.^ Thanks to this result the Andalusian club and not the Barcelona was gained the right to accompany al Real Madrid in the European Cup.
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^ Emitió un comunicado en el que autorizó a Di Stéfano a jugar cuatro temporadas en la Liga Española, dos en el Real Madrid y dos en el Barcelona.
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^ For the 2004/05 season, Gelabale moved to Real Madrid despite having re-signed with Cholet for two more seasons earlier in the summer.
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[34] The 1960s saw the rivalry reach the European stage when they met twice at the knock-out stages of the European Cup.

El Derbi Barceloní

.Barça's local rival has always been Espanyol.^ This should have been an easy game with Barcelona playing local city rivals Espanyol.
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^ Barcelona's next home game is always a good one with the opponents being local rivals Espanyol.
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.Blanc-i-blaus, being one of the clubs granted royal patronage, were founded exclusively by Spanish football fans, unlike the multinational nature of Barça's primary board.^ Barcelona enjoys a high rate of popularity; about 25.7% of Spanish population support the club, while according to a recent survey Barcelona is the most popular football club in Europe with around 44.2 million fans.
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^ In practical terms, I watch the Italian ans Spanish leagues and a little of the English one to get my fix of football.
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^ Due to its proximity to the Camp Nou, Kitty's is one of the meeting points for Barca football fans.
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Their original ground was in the well-off district of Sarrià.[35][36]
.Traditionally, especially during the Franco regime, Espanyol was seen by the vast majority of Barcelona's citizens as a club which cultivated a kind of compliance to the central authority, in stark contrast to Barça's revolutionary spirit.^ Fútbol Club Barcelona also known simply as Barcelona and familiarly as Barça are based in Barcelona, Catalonia.
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^ Oshidari urged Sudanese authorities to ensure the safety of the major routes in Darfur, a vast, arid region in the far west of the country.
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^ All four of these players could start at any club in Europe and the four of them are now complimenting an already deep (and thats an understatement) Barcelona team from last year.
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[37] .Despite this background, the derbi has always been more relevant to Espanyol supporters than Barcelona ones due to the difference in objectives.^ This game is always tense and with Barcelona holding onto a one goal lead for 51 minutes of the game, it was a nail biting game for Barcelona fans.
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^ Rojas looked very good on the ball tonite there was more than one occasion when he took on at least three barca players and got through them.
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^ Real Zaragoza you could say were hit for six in more ways than one with Barcelona dominating this game from start to finish and looking every inch the Champions.
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.In recent years, the rivalry has become less political, as Espanyol translated its official name and anthem from Spanish to Catalan.^ In recent years though, Espanyol have bridged the gap and are no longer an easy team to defeat.
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[38]
.Though it is the most played local derby in the history of La Liga, it is also the least balanced of them all, with Barcelona being overwhelmingly dominating.^ BARCELONA - LA LIGA CHAMPIONS 2009 .
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^ All in all a perfect start to the La Liga.
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^ Barcelona win the first La Liga.
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.In the league table, Espanyol have only managed to end above Barça on three occasions in almost 70 years and even the only all-Catalan Copa del Rey Final in 1957 was won by Barça.^ Copa del Rey.

^ I watched Barcelona play against second division sides in the copa del rey, who looked much, much more competent then the red bulls tonight.
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^ Copa del rey: Impresionante nivelazo y una final contra un equipo increible que hizo el partidazo del año: er Athletic.
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.Espanyol has, however, the consolation of achieving the largest margin win with a 6–0 in 1951. Espanyol achieved a shock 2–1 win against Barça during the 2008–09 season, becoming the first team to defeat Barcelona at Camp Nou in their treble-winning season.^ THE TEAM in 2007-2008 season.
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^ Barcelona become the first team to knock Madrid out .
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^ What a season beating Madrid 3-0 at the Camp Nou .
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[39]

Records

.Migueli presently holds both records for number of total and Liga appearances for Barcelona with a total of 548 games played in total, and 391 in La Liga.^ Barcelona still have a chance with 8 games still to be played.
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^ BARCELONA - LA LIGA CHAMPIONS 2009 .
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^ Barcelona win the first La Liga.
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.This record could be broken by the player with most international caps, Xavi, who as of March 13 2010 has played 342 league games and 513 games in all competitions.^ Competition: Petro started playing basketball competitively at the age of 13.
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^ It's an extremely athletic league that resembles the NBA (in terms of tempo and style of play, not talent) more than any other domestic competition in the world.
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^ News Domestic leagues International cups Teams Players Betting WC 2010 Top leagues .
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[40]
.FC Barcelona's all-time highest goalscorer in all competitions (incl.^ Henry, Eto'o and Ronaldinho all started for Barcelona but the balance of the team was still lacking and surely in the summer time, the defence will need strengthening.
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^ The goals just keep coming and coming this season for Barcelona and if Eto'o is not careful, he could end up breaking the seasons all-time goal scoring record for La Liga.
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^ [FC] -= All About Fc Barcelona =- .
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friendlies) is Paulino Alcántara with 357 goals.[40] .The record league scorer is Cesár Rodriguez, who scored 195 goals in La Liga between 1942 and 1955, a record not likely to be broken anytime soon, as the current leading league scorer Lionel Messi has scored 76 times in La Liga.^ Barca score 102 goals in the La Liga, but finish second.
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^ La Liga for the 16th time.
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^ With the La Liga gap now down to 4 points again and with Barca still in the Champions League, there is a lot to play for in the coming months.
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[41] .Only three people has managed to score over 100 league goals at Barcelona: Cesár Rodriguez (195), Ladislao Kubala (131) and recently departed Samuel Eto'o (108).^ A 23rd minute goal from Eto'o and Henry's goal left Barcelona with a 2-1 advantage going into half-time.
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^ Two games for Pedro and one for Thiery Henry, matched only by a Nunes 20th minute goal for Nunes, meant a 3-1 half time score.
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^ Keita for Barcelona scored in the 72nd minute, finaly putting Barcelona ahead after they bombarded the Osasuna goal for long periods.
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.On 2 February 2009, Barcelona reached a total of 5000 La Liga goals.^ Barcelona stutter in La Liga (Valencia 2 Barcelona 2 - 25th April 2009) .
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^ BARCELONA - LA LIGA CHAMPIONS 2009 .
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^ Barcelona win the first La Liga.
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.The goal was converted by Lionel Messi in a game against Racing Santander, which Barça won 2-1.[42] Later that year, on December 18 2009, Barcelona beat Estudiantes 2-1 to win their sixth title in a year and became the first ever football team to complete the sextuple.^ Away wins in 4 Days - December 2009 .
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^ Barcelona win their second league title .
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^ September 2008 - Barcelona 1 Racing Santander 0 .
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.Of other title records Barcelona holds the record for most Copa del Rey titles (25) and a joint record with Real Madrid for the most Spanish Supercups with 8 titles.^ Copa del Rey.

^ Barca beat Madrid in the Copa Del Rey .
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^ Copa Del Rey winners.
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Barcelona's highest home attendance is 120,000 for a European Cup quarter-final against Juventus on 3 March 1986.[43] The modernisation of Camp Nou during the 1990s and the introduction of all-seater stands mean that the record will not be broken for the foreseeable future as the current legal capacity of Camp Nou is 98,772.[44]

Sponsorship

Since its founding, Barcelona has never worn corporate advertisements on their shirt. On 14 July 2006, the club announced a five year agreement with UNICEF, which includes having the UNICEF logo on their shirts. The agreement has the club donate 1.5 million per year to UNICEF (0.7 per cent of its ordinary income, equal to the UN International Aid Target, cf. ODA) via the FC Barcelona Foundation, and rejecting significant money offers to be the first shirt sponsor of the football team.[45]
.The club has done this in order to set up international cooperation programmes for development, supports the UN Millennium Development Goals and has made a commitment to UNICEF's humanitarian aid programs through the donation of one and a half million euro for the next five years.^ Chevron Corporation, a major international energy company, is the programme's inaugural Corporate Champion, making a commitment to invest $30 million over three years in Global Fund-supported programmes in parts of Asia and Africa.
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^ A wonderful hat trick with goals in the 56th, 62nd and 87th minutes for Eto'o made this game an easy one for the home team.
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^ Mes que un club FC Barcelona supporters site .
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Shirt sponsors and manufacturers

Period Kit manufacturer Shirt partner
1982–1992 Meyba None
1992–1998 Kappa
1998–Present Nike
2006–Present UNICEF

Stadium

A view of Camp Nou's home stand

Honours

.All titles won are listed on Barcelona's homepage.^ Barcelona players and fans will not worry about the Mallorca loss at all though, with the title in the bag.
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^ Rivals Real Madrid also won but it is Barcelona who have the 6 points lead and the title it theirs to win or lose.
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^ Mallorca though were not impressive enough to defeat the Catalans in their home city and with 3 goals from Barcelona in the first half, the game was all but won in 45 minutes.
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[17]

Domestic competitions

Major European competitions

Barcelona players celebrating victory in the Champions League 2008–09

Major worldwide competitions

Players

.Spanish teams are limited to three players without EU citizenship.^ Even though he isn't the greatest defensive player, and will never be, he knows his limitations and does what he needs to do to help his team.
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^ They are choosing to develop the game here by developing American players, limiting the all-star circus routes for teams, and creating enjoyable locations to watch the games.
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^ The quality of our players has dropped relative to the opposition (not just the top three teams, mind you).
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.The squad list includes only the principal nationality of each player; several non-European players on the squad have dual citizenship with an EU country.^ A squad player will only be a young player looking to make a reputation or someone past their sell by date topping up their pension.
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Also, players from the ACP countries—countries in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific that are signatories to the Cotonou Agreement—are not counted against non-EU quotas due to the Kolpak ruling.

Current squad

As of 2 September 2009.[47] Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
1 Spain GK Víctor Valdés (2nd vice-captain)
2 Brazil DF Dani Alves
3 Spain DF Gerard Piqué
4 Mexico DF Rafael Márquez
5 Spain DF Carles Puyol (captain)
6 Spain MF Xavi Hernández (1st vice-captain)
8 Spain MF Andrés Iniesta (3rd vice-captain)
9 Sweden FW Zlatan Ibrahimović
10 Argentina FW Lionel Messi
11 Spain FW Bojan Krkić
13 Spain GK José Manuel Pinto
No. Position Player
14 France FW Thierry Henry
15 Mali MF Seydou Keita
16 Spain MF Sergio Busquets
17 Spain FW Pedro Rodríguez
18 Argentina DF Gabriel Milito
19 Brazil DF Maxwell
20 Spain FW Jeffrén Suárez
21 Ukraine DF Dmytro Chygrynskiy
22 France DF Éric Abidal
24 Côte d'Ivoire MF Yaya Touré

Notable players

Personnel

Current technical staff

Position Staff
Head Coach First Team Spain Josep Guardiola
Assistant Coach Spain Tito Vilanova
Goalkeeping Coach Spain Juan Carlos Unzué
Physical fitness coach Spain Lorenzo Buenaventura
Director of Football Spain Txiki Begiristain
Academy Director Spain José Ramón Alexanko
Head Coach Reserve Team Spain Luis Enrique
Last updated: 17 July 2009
Source: FC Barcelona Official Website

Notable managers

See also List of FC Barcelona managers
The following managers have all won at least one major trophy when in charge.[48]
Name Period Trophies Total
Domestic International
LC SC SS LC FCWC UCL UCWC ICFC USC
to be assigned
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
England Jack Greenwell 1917–24
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
Hungary Jesza Poszony 1924–25
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
England Ralph Kirby 1925–26
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
Spain Romà Forns 1927–29
1
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
Spain Joan Josep Nogués 1941–44
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
Spain Josep Samitier 1944–47
1
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
Uruguay Enrique Fernández 1947–50
2
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
Czechoslovakia Ferdinand Daučík 1950–54
2
3
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
7
Spain Domingo Balmanya 1956–58
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
2
Argentina Helenio Herrera 1958–60, 1980–81
2
2
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
5
Spain Josep Gonzalvo 1963
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
Argentina Roque Olsen 1965–67
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
1
Spain Salvador Artigas 1967–69
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
England Vic Buckingham 1969–71
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
Netherlands Rinus Michels 1971–75, 1976–78
1
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
Spain Joaquim Rifé 1979–80
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
1
Germany Udo Lattek 1981–83
-
1
-
1
-
-
1
-
-
3
Argentina César Luis Menotti 1983–84
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
England Terry Venables 1984–87
1
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
2
Spain Luis Aragonés 1987–88
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
Netherlands Johan Cruyff 1988–96
4
1
3
-
-
1
1
-
1
11
England Bobby Robson 1996–97
-
1
1
-
-
-
1
-
-
3
Netherlands Louis van Gaal 1997–00, 2002–03
2
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
4
Netherlands Frank Rijkaard 2003–08
2
-
2
-
-
1
-
-
-
5
Spain Josep Guardiola 2008–
1
1
1
-
1
1
-
-
1
6
Total 1899–2010 19 25 12 2 1 3 4 3 3 72

Presidents

Current Board of Directors

Joan Laporta, current President.
Office Name
President Spain Joan Laporta
Vice-president, head of social area and spokesperson Spain Alfons Godall
Vice president for marketing and media Spain Jaume Ferrer
Vice president for finance and treasurer Spain Joan Boix
Vice president institutional and assets administration Spain Joan Franquesa
Vice president for sports Spain Rafael Yuste
Secretary Spain Josep Cubells
Last updated: 17 July 2009
Source: FC Barcelona Official Website
Below is the official presidential history of Barcelona, from when Walter Wild took over at the club in 1899, until the present day.[49]
 
Name Years
England Walter Wild 1899–1901
Spain Bartomeu Terradas 1901–1902
Germany Paul Haas 1902–1903
England Arthur Witty 1903–1905
Spain Josep Soler 1905–1906
Spain Juli Marial 1906–1908
Spain Vicenç Reig 1908
Switzerland Joan Gamper 1908–1909
Germany Otto Gmeling 1909–1910
Switzerland Joan Gamper 1910–1913
Spain Francesc de Moxó 1913–1914
Spain Àlvar Presta 1914
Spain Joaquim Peris de Vargas 1914–1915
Spain Rafael Llopart 1915–1916
Spain Gaspar Rosés 1916–1917
Switzerland Joan Gamper 1917–1919
Spain Ricard Graells 1919–1920
 
Name Years
Spain Gaspar Rosés 1920–1921
Switzerland Joan Gamper 1921–1923
Spain Eric Cardona 1923–1924
Switzerland Joan Gamper 1924–1925
Spain Arcadi Balaguer 1925–1929
Spain Tomás Rosés 1929–1930
Spain Gaspar Rosés 1930–1931
Spain Antoni Oliver 1931
Spain Joan Coma 1931–1934
Spain Esteve Sala 1934–1935
Spain Josep Sunyol 1935–1936
Managing Commission[50] 1936–1939
Spain Joan Soler 1939–1940
Spain Enrique Piñeyro 1940–1942
SpainJosep Vidal-Ribas 1942
Spain Enrique Piñeyro 1942–1943
Spain Josep Antoni de Albert 1943
 
Name Years
Spain Josep Vendrell 1943–1946
Spain Agustí Montal Galobart 1946–1952
Spain Enric Martí Carreto 1952–1953
Spain Francesc Miró-Sans 1953–1961
Spain Enric Llaudet 1961–1968
Spain Narcís de Carreras 1968–1969
Spain Agustí Montal Costa 1969–1977
Spain Raimon Carrasco 1977–1978
Spain Josep Lluís Núñez 1978–2000
Spain Joan Gaspart 2000–2003
Spain Enric Reyna 2003
Managing Commission[51] 2003
Spain Joan Laporta 2003–2006
Managing Commission[52] 2006
Spain Joan Laporta 2006–2010

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Books
  • Ball, Phill (2003). Morbo: The Story of Spanish Football. WSC Books Limited. ISBN 0954013468. 
  • Burns, Jimmy (1998). Barça: A People's Passion. Bloomsbury. ISBN 0-7475-4554-5. 
Bibliographies
  • (Spanish)Several authors, Barça de las 6 Copas, Sport, Barcelona, 2009.
  • (English)(Spanish)(Catalan)Several authors, Joan Gamper 1877–1930. L'home, el club, el pais, edited by the FC Barcelona, 2002.
  • (Spanish)Josep Maria Casanovas, La Catedral del Barça, DVD included, ediciones Sport, Barcelona, 2007.
  • (Catalan)Jaume Sobrequés, Historia del FC Barcelona: el Barça, un club, una ciutat, un pais, Editorial Labor, 1993.
  • (Catalan)Jaume Sobrequés, FC Barcelona: cent anys d'historia.
  • (Spanish)David Salinas, El Barça en Europa (1955–2005), Meteora, 2005.
  • (Spanish)Several authors, Libro oficial del Centenario del FC Barcelona, Lunwerg editores, 1999.

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