Etiquetes » Catalans

Want to find some fellow expat Catalans? Track down a Barça game

(By Jon Sindreu) LONDON—People from Catalonia have always seen themselves as cosmopolitan, as citizens of the world. We love feeling acknowledged by the global community, which may be why we derive so much pleasure from non-Catalans embracing our local—but most powerful and international—soccer club, F.C. 363 more words


Some Valium for Rafa...

From the Guardian: Rafael Nadal admits nerves and loss of confidence after Miami defeat — story pasted below.  The BBC video hasn’t been posted yet, so just reading it doesn’t give you such a good sense of his washed-out-ness or his mangled English (compare it to Djok’s nearly flawless command), but as soon as I find it I’ll post it. 440 more words

The El Clásico

It is designed to be the greatest match ever played in Football. Two rivals who share similar comparisons, both within the club and out. It’s more than just an ordinary Football match, it involves culture and history.  277 more words

FC Barcelona

Luis Suarez turning it round at Barcelona

With the vast majority of us Liverpool fans being in complete and utter shock when he decided to move having only just signed a new contract Luis Suarez swiftly departed to one of his dream teams in Spain to kick off his career again. 265 more words


Le Barça encore trop fort pour Man City

Le FC Barcelone a réalisé une énorme performance et se place idéalement pour la qualification en quart de finale de la Ligue des Champions en dominant Manchester City 2 buts à 1 à l’Etihad Stadium. 399 more words

FC Barcelone

Carney Takes The Piss.

It wasn’t as bad as 2012, but the mighty Wire have had our arses handed to us in Perpignan again.

After the efforts of last weekend, this fixture was always going to be tough, and Todd Carney follows in the tradition of the likes of Andy Farrell, Paul Sculthorpe and Adrian Lam of star players returning from injury just in time to play Wire off the park. 1.097 more words

Rugby League

Todd Carney Dreams of Playing in the NRL Again

NRL outcast Todd Carney dreams of playing again in the NRL despite not even playing a single game for French Side Catalan Dragons.  He has not given up hope of one day returning to the NRL. 109 more words