» Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao to win the Spanish Super Cup
this past weekend. The 1st leg in San Mames (Aug 16) ended 2:1 to Barça and the 2nd leg in Camp Nou ended 3:0. (photos from both legs
is set to join Barça. He will be playing his last game for Shakhtar Donetsk against Barcelona tomorrow in the UEFA Super Cup. The Ukranian central-defender is expected to sign a contract on Monday.
and the club agreed to cancel the keeper's contract this past week. He recently signed with Second Division team, Girona CF. Jorquera spent 15 years with the club, 6 with the first team and 9 as a youth player. Albert gave a farewell press conference
which the entire squad attended.
» During the Champions League group stage draw today Xavi
took home the award for UEFA Midfielder of the Year and Messi
snagged the awards for Foward of the Year and Club Footballer of the Year. Iniesta, Piqué and Valdés were among the nominees. (more photos
» Speaking of the CL draw... Barça are in Group F for the Champions League. Among them are Inter Milan (ITA), Dynamo Kyiv (UKR) and Rubin Kazan (RUS).
» Also, Zlatan is slightly scary
but kind of adorable at the same time.
Oh right one last thing. LA LIGA STARTS THIS WEEKEND!
...well Monday for us. First game is against Sporting at Camp Nou on Monday Aug 31st @ 22:00 (4PM EST)
and along with it LIVE REACTIONS WILL BE BACK
so if you happen to be free during the game and near a computer, PLEASE DO JOIN US! There's only 1 rule when it comes to live reaction posts... COMMENTS ARE REQUIRED! XP
Live reaction posts (which include lineups and stream links) are usually posted an hour prior to kick-off... sillyness, craziness, fangirliness, rants, images and gifs (okay 2 rules, no nude photos plz) are more than welcome in such posts so don't be shy!