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Barcelona podcast by Francesc Tomas (as seen in ESPN, The Guardian) and Dan Hilton (Barcablog). We are delighted you are here. Listen in for our opinionated take on the hottest breaking stories from the Camp Nou!

Barcelona podcast by Francesc Tomas (as seen in ESPN, The Guardian) and Dan Hilton (Barcablog). We are delighted you are here. Listen in for our opinionated take on the hottest breaking stories from the Camp Nou!
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United States

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Barcelona podcast by Francesc Tomas (as seen in ESPN, The Guardian) and Dan Hilton (Barcablog). We are delighted you are here. Listen in for our opinionated take on the hottest breaking stories from the Camp Nou!

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English


Episodes

Talking The Barcelona Legacy with author Jonathan Wilson [TBPod 105]

9/18/2018
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On this edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan speaks with Jonathan Wilson about his new book, The Barcelona Legacy. Wilson discusses the major figures in the book, including Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola and Louis van Gaal. The relationship between Mourinho and Guardiola is in the spotlight, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. Running Order: What inspired Wilson to tell this story? What makes Mourinho such a pivotal figure in Barcelona's recent history? How do terms such as "Barcelona...

Duration:00:35:49

Are international performances overvalued? Messi snub and prioritizing Champions League [TBPod 104]

9/14/2018
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On episode 104 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Ahmad discuss the value of international performances. Your hosts talk Lionel Messi award snubs, prioritizing the Champions League and much more! Running Order: How much stock should there be in national team performances? Why was Messi snubbed for any individual awards? Is Barcelona's presence in the Spanish national team worrying? Why does the media prioritize the Champions League? Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App,...

Duration:00:36:57

Should Barcelona buy de Jong before it's too late? Diana Kristinne and FIFA breaks [TBPod103]

9/10/2018
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On episode 103 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Diana Kristinne celebrate the international break with a special edition of La Ronda. They tackle topics such as Frenkie de Jong rumors, long-term Luis Suarez replacements and much more! Running Order: Do Barcelona or Liverpool have the harder Champions League group? How should Ernesto Valverde rotate against Real Sociedad? Will Barcelona suffer from the FIFA virus? When should Barcelona make their move for Frenkie de...

Duration:00:39:11

How did Barcelona do in the transfer window? Girona in Miami, midfield depth chart and Champions League group [TBPod 102]

9/5/2018
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On this edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Adil (@Barca19stats) analyze Barcelona's summer transfer window, talk Barcelona and Girona in Miami, their Champions League group and more! Running Order: Did Barcelona have a successful summer transfer window? What will be the fallout of Barcelona and Girona playing in Miami? What should the midfield depth chart look like? Who was better at 21-years-old, Neymar or Ousmane Dembele? How difficult is Barcelona's...

Duration:00:49:19

How will VAR and pitch conditions affect Barcelona's season? Dembele's value and playing in the U.S. [TBPod101]

8/28/2018
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On the 101st edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Levon (@Barsalev) discuss the effect of VAR in La Liga this season, along with the fallout of the poor pitch against Real Valladolid. The duo finish the show with La Ronda, tackling Ousmane Dembele's value, Philippe Coutinho's best position, and more! Running Order: Is VAR a net positive or net negative for Barcelona this season? What will La Liga do in the fallout of Real Valladolid's pitch situation? Is a game in the...

Duration:00:49:22

Is Luis Suarez starting slow or over the hill? Rafinha and Rakitic rumors and Valverde's future [TBPod100]

8/22/2018
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We made it to episode 100! To celebrate the milestone edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Luis Mazariegos discuss the early returns of Luis Suarez and whether or not he can once again regain his top form. Your hosts then answer listener questions in La Ronda including the best XI, Rafinha and Ivan Rakitic rumors and much more! Running Order: Is Luis Suarez's slow start worrisome? Is Barcelona finished signing players even if Rafinha leaves? Should Ivan Rakitic be...

Duration:00:43:19

Is Barcelona's team complete? [TBPod99]

8/16/2018
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On this edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Eric Vidal of the Penya Blaugrana Los Angeles discuss whether or not Barcelona is finished with transfer business, the role of Ousmane Dembele and the depth in the midfield. Your hosts finish up with an extended La Ronda to cover worries about Luis Suarez, La Liga predictions and where to watch FC Barcelona matches. Running Order: Is Barcelona's squad complete? Should we be worried about Ousmane Dembele? What does Luis...

Duration:00:48:10

La Masia Special with Navid Molaaghaei [TBP 98]

8/9/2018
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At long last, The Barcelona Podcast is happy to present the La Masia Special, talking exclusively about FC Barcelona's famed academy. Dan is joined by Navid Molaaghaei to discuss everything from the preseason tour and Barca B to the exodus of talent, the transfer ban and much more! Running Order: Preseason tour participants: 3:49 Important Barca B players: 22:27 Exodus from La Masia: 29:44 FIFA Ban: 38:11 Current La Masia standouts, Juvenil A and below: 43:28 Guest Links: @navidjaaan...

Duration:01:00:50

Whose stock is up? Whose is down? U.S. Tour, Arthur and Arturo Vidal [TBPod97]

8/3/2018
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On this edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Victor Valencheck of the Houston Cules discuss the meeting of the penyas in the U.S., the players that have impressed and disappointed during the preseason tour and some new arrivals. Your hosts wrap things up in La Ronda talking Ousmane Dembele and Malcom and the situation at left-back. Running Order: What does FC Barcelona gain from the preseason tour? Has Rafinha played himself into staying at the Camp Nou? What has...

Duration:00:45:44

How has France shaped FC Barcelona? Eric Abidal, Thierry Henry and Samuel Umtiti [TBP 96]

7/24/2018
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On this special edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Mike Miller celebrate France's win at the 2018 World Cup with a look back at every French player that's ever suited up for FC Barcelona. From Rene Victor Fenouiller and Lucien Muller to Eric Abidal and Thierry Henry, your hosts discuss the early days of French transfers all the way up to the likes of Samuel Umtiti and Ousmane Dembele. Running Order: Rene Victor Fenouillere - 1902-1903 Henry Normand - 1908-1909 Jim...

Duration:00:55:21

Who will stay and who will go? Muhammad Butt, Rafinha and the 4-3-3 [TBPod95]

7/19/2018
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On this edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Muhammad Butt discuss the list of players headlined by Rafinha that could be leaving FC Barcelona in the coming weeks. Your hosts then move to La Ronda with plenty of transfer rumors and talks of a tactical shift back to the 4-3-3. Running Order: Who will be leaving Barcelona this summer? Who should be staying this transfer window? Will we see Willian or Eden Hazard at the Camp Nou? What would Valverde's 4-3-3 look...

Duration:00:36:34

Arthur In, Paulinho Out: What's next for Barcelona's midfield? Diana Kristinne, Umtiti and Hazard [TBPod94]

7/10/2018
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On this edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Diana Kristinne discuss the addition of Arthur, the exodus of Paulinho and how the midfield depth chart shakes out. Your hosts wrap things up with La Ronda with plenty of debunking of transfer rumors and checking up on Samuel Umtiti at the World Cup! Running Order: What will Paulinho's legacy be at Barcelona? What will Arthur bring to the club? How will Valverde organize his midfield? What sensational transfer rumors have...

Duration:00:38:27

What's next for Gerard Pique after the World Cup? Clement Lenglet's fit at Barca and Yerry Mina's future [TBPod93]

7/4/2018
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Gerard Pique might be the most polarizing figure on FC Barcelona. On this edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Mike Miller discuss the reasons that Pique is so controversial, from Antoine Griezmann's "The Decision" and a less than stellar World Cup to his role in Catalan politics. Your hosts continue the CB talk with Clement Lenglet, Yerry Mina and much more in La Ronda! Running Order: What is Gerard Pique's relationship with the club? Could Clement Lenglet be the...

Duration:00:39:05

How does the World Cup affect Lionel Messi's legacy? VAR in La Liga, Thiago Alcantara and the Socios [TBPod92]

6/27/2018
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Argentina needed a miracle and Lionel Messi helped deliver one. On this edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Roy Nemer discuss what the World Cup will mean for Messi's legacy. Your hosts also dish on some transfer buzz and try to explain the relationship between the board and the socios. Running Order: How does the World Cup affect Messi's legacy? What should the club do with Yerry Mina? How much is Thiago Alcantara worth? Will VAR be good for La Liga? Listen on...

Duration:00:39:00

Will Lionel Messi and Argentina rebound in the World Cup? Pique controversy and Frenkie de Jong speculation [TBPod91]

6/19/2018
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The first matchday of the World Cup is over and there were plenty of surprises. On this edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Nuel Weinchard break down Lionel Messi and Argentina's issues against Iceland and their chances in the rest of the group stage. Your hosts also discuss the controversy surrounding Gerard Pique and check in with the other Barcelona players at the World Cup! Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to...

Duration:00:40:55

Which Barcelona player will win the World Cup? Griezmann indecision, Thiago return and Robert Fernandez sacking [TBPod90]

6/13/2018
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The World Cup is upon us! Francesc and Dan predict how far the different Barcelona players will go in the tournament and the latest, shocking news coming out of the Spain camp. Your hosts also analyse the latest transfer rumours regarding Griezmann, Eriksen, Thiago, Arthur and more! Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! 🏅 Become a Patreon to support the show - Thank you! 🗣️ Access our exclusive,...

Duration:00:29:47

Barca B relegated: What next for La Masia? Diana Kristinne, Eriksen and Arthur rumors [TBPod89]

5/30/2018
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Barcelona B have been relegated to Segunda Division B! Francesc and Dan discuss how their terrible results this season will affect the future of their academy in coming years. Your hosts are then joined by the brilliant Diana Kristinne for another edition of La Ronda and answer your listener questions regarding Eriksen, Arthur, Andre Gomes, Denis Suarez and more! Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! 🏅 Become...

Duration:00:37:26

Andres Iniesta Special: A celebration of a life in Blaugrana [TBPod88]

5/23/2018
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Andres Iniesta deserves a TBPod Special, and here it is! Francesc and Dan look back at the career of the brilliant Don Andres, sharing first-hand experiences of his early days in Barcelona and analysing his impact under Pep Guardiola, Tito Vilanova and others during his time at the Camp Nou. Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! 🏅 Become a Patreon to support the show - Thank you! 🗣️ Access our exclusive,...

Duration:00:40:49

Where would Grizmann fit in Barcelona's XI? Iniesta farewell and Dembele transfer rumors [TBP87]

5/18/2018
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Everyone in the Catalunya seems to agree that Griezmann's transfer to Barcelona is a done deal! Francesc and Dan discuss what the arrival of the French international would mean for the Camp Nou giants. Your hosts then move on to La Ronda and answer plenty of listener questions regarding Iniesta's departure, Arthur, Dembele and more! Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! 🏅 Become a Patreon to support the show...

Duration:00:25:04

Barcelona no longer unbeaten: Does it matter? Messi absence, Coutinho influence and Aleñà promotion [TBPod86]

5/14/2018
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The unbeaten streak is over! Francesc and Dan discuss whether Barcelona not going unbeaten for the whole season actually makes any difference considering their domestic double of La Liga and Copa del Rey. Your hosts then move on to La Ronda and answer plenty of listener questions regarding Griezmann, Barca B, Carles Aleñà, the FC Barcelona presidential election and more! Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more...

Duration:00:38:35