Tag: Barcelona

  • The Curious Case of Hatem Ben Arfa

    It has been almost six years (I actually cannot believe it is that long ago) since Hatem Ben Arfa joined Newcastle on a season long loan from Marseille, for the 2010/11 season. A player who had plenty of good and bad press surrounding him. Good in terms of his ability and bad towards his attitude. […]

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  • Spanish Super Cup: Barca 3(5) – 2(4) Real

    The second leg of the Spanish Super Cup was always going to be more on edge than the first leg which took place on Sunday night. This game saw a red card for Marcelo in the last few minutes with a tackle on Cesc Fabregas, causing a brawl to break out. David Villa and Ozil were […]

  • Transfer: Cesc to Barca

    The longest drawn out transfer ever? Well possibly. I think everyone (but Arsenal fans) are happy that this has eventually been sorted out as it has been going on for what feels like years now. With all the speculation and talk about it. The main thing that annoys me about it all is why did […]

  • Sir Bobby Robson – The Black and White Knight

    I wrote this a few days after Sir Bobby passed away and thought it should be on my blog. RIP Sir Bobby. Sir Bobby Robson – The Black and White Knight Sir Bobby Robson really was a saviour to Newcastle United and helped me find my passion for Newcastle United. In September 1999, Sir Bobby […]