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A weekly podcast, released every Monday, devoted to following FC Barçelona and FCB supporters everywhere. Features include club news, match reviews/previews, and personal stories from Barça fans.

A weekly podcast, released every Monday, devoted to following FC Barçelona and FCB supporters everywhere. Features include club news, match reviews/previews, and personal stories from Barça fans.
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Buffalo, NY

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A weekly podcast, released every Monday, devoted to following FC Barçelona and FCB supporters everywhere. Features include club news, match reviews/previews, and personal stories from Barça fans.

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English

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Episodes

Ep. 53: Welcome Back To Scoring, Suarez

11/19/2017
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In the Intro, Brien explains how he suddenly got married this week, Gabriel talks about home decor, and we have a reminder to check out last week’s special feature on the ’92 Dream Team. In our News segment, we discuss Mascherano’s injury and the prospect of Xavi becoming a coach (11:23). We got a number of great comments from the listeners this week (17:37). We also have updates on FCB Femení and Barça B (30:16). For the first team, we round up La Liga (36:44) and give our review of the...

Duration: 01:20:38


Ep. 52: Reliving The Dream...Team

11/12/2017
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You get to hear a little about Brien’s other life as a musician and some big news for Barça Talk on Spotify in the intro. We get on to business with listener comments about Pique, Thiago Alcantara, and Hirving Lozano; and we unveil Samuel Umtiti’s official Barça Talk nickname (9:10), then we get on to some small news items from the club (22:56). Then we shift to recap how Barça B and FCB Femení did this past week (31:25). Our feature story covers the 1991-92 Dream Team and the lasting impact...

Duration: 01:15:31


Ep. 51: Hella (a lot of) Injuries!

11/5/2017
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We start off with our listener comments (5:40) and get to talking about all our injured players (17:16). Barça B and FCB Femení are both continuing to shine (23:16). We recap La Liga, and say “Gracias Girona” (31:00). Match reviews of Olympiakos and Sevilla (36:37) and we finish up with a brief talk about this week’s international break (60:05).

Duration: 01:09:04


Ep. 50: An Episode of Firsts

10/30/2017
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A big episode for another big week. 0:00 - 5:34 A lengthy introduction about how awesome Brien’s girlfriend is. 5:34 - 24:24 An interview with Francesc Tomas from The Barcelona Podcast, where he gives us his answers to the Andre Gomes quiz. 24:24 - 29:54 Video Assisted Referees will be introduced in La Liga next year. Naturally, we have a lot to say about it. 29:54 - 51:47 The messages from our listeners have been piling up. We catch up on what our listeners have to...

Duration: 01:31:11


Ep. 49: The Wins Just Keep Coming

10/22/2017
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Gabriel got to visit London over the weekend, so he only featured in about half of this episode, leaving Brien to review the Malaga match and read the news on his own. We continue to get great comments and questions from our listeners, including a phone call from Gabriel’s dad Gus. Barcelona announced a major project in the USA to open a Barça Academy, and the first team continued their unbeaten streak in La Liga and the Champions League, and are now preparing to start the Copa del Rey...

Duration: 01:02:14


Ep. 48: What A Wanda-ful Escape

10/15/2017
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Coming back from international break, it seems we have a lot to talk about. After some World Cup recap, we have a few news items, then move on to Barcelona: the women’s side, Barça B, and the first-team draw against Atletico. 2:43 We can’t believe that the USMNT won’t be at the world cup finals in Russia. 12:38 Messi saved Argentina’s ass. 18:12 News roundup. Bartomeu will restructure the executive office. The Ballon D’or is a joke. We’ve discovered a hilariously boring interview with...

Duration: 01:29:26


Ep. 47: Iniesta Forever

10/8/2017
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(0:12) We share our craziest moments of Barcelona fandom before getting into the talk. (7:32) In response to a listener’s question, we discuss Piqué’s recent statements about being willing to leave the Spanish national team. (16:38) Brien’s dad, Ed, has some interesting theories about what could happen if Catalonia declares independence and Barça are pushed out of La Liga. (25:30) We round up some news items, including the state of Rafinha’s knee and his future at FCB, Barça B, Sergi...

Duration: 01:05:27


Ep. 46: The Camp Nou Is Empty

10/2/2017
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Sunday was a difficult day, for Catalonians and for FCB. We discuss the referendum and its effect on the club (0:20), then get into the Las Palmas match (11:45). The censure effort against the board of directors has officially failed (34:15). We respond to a listener's ire at the nickname Valgreen (43:30) and then get on to recapping La LIga (51:50), reviewing the UCL match against Sporting CP (55:30) and look at the international break coming up this week. (66:45).

Duration: 01:12:15


Ep. 45: Good Hustle!

9/24/2017
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Rate/review for a chance to win a subscription to FCB’s Premium Video feature. In this episode, Brien and Gabriel get into Dembele’s injury (13:00), the ongoing Censure effort (17:15), political upheaval in Catalonia (20:45), the Lucas Lima transfer rumor (28:40), FIFA’s “The Best” (33:45), listener comments (40:15), and FCB’s games against Eibar and Girona (59:00).

Duration: 01:27:42


Ep. 44: Control And Balance

9/18/2017
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Your hosts Brien and Gabriel respond to listener questions (3:00), Brien can't believe Messi's fake piano skills (11:15), the Board can't handle the press (14:50), the censure effort continues (17:49), the club is building Cruyff Stadium (21:52), Valverde's new tactics (29:06), and Brien and Gabriel review the Juventus and Getafe matches (45:20). Subscribe: itunes / Stitcher We are a new podcast trying to get more followers and listeners, if you love FC Barcelona as much as we do, tell...

Duration: 01:03:54


Ep. 43: Top Of The Table

9/11/2017
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Your hosts Brien and Gabriel debate international vs. club (3:30), discuss false controversies (8:10), the Censure effort (12:40), Aleña's contract extension (18:00), and they respond to listener questions (23:00). Then it's on to La Liga (42:15) and reviewing the Espanyol match (48:15). Thanks for listening. Subscribe: itunes / Stitcher We are a new podcast trying to get more followers and listeners, if you love FC Barcelona as much as we do, tell your friends who like FC Barcelona or...

Duration: 01:10:08


Ep. 42: Keeping It Casual

9/4/2017
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Your hosts Brien and Gabriel continue to follow the progress on the No Confidence vote (2:55) and now that the transfer window has closed, they assess the club's deal-making skills (6:45). In the second half, they check in on the Liga standings (20:30), then Brien looks back at Barça B of yesteryear and how the B squad isn't feeding the first team like it used to (25:00).Finally, Gabriel gives his account of his visit to the Camp Nou Experience (37:30). Thanks for listening. Subscribe: ...

Duration: 00:46:42


Ep. 41 Bonus: No Confidence

8/28/2017
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Subscribe: itunes / Stitcher In this bonus to Episode 41: End of Business, Brien and Gabriel get into Neymar's comments about the FCB board of directors, the club's lawsuit against Neymar, and the status of Agusti Benedito's vote of No Confidence campaign against the board. We are a new podcast trying to get more followers and listeners, if you love FC Barcelona as much as we do, tell your friends who like FC Barcelona or La Liga football about the podcast. Let us know what else you may...

Duration: 00:11:06


Ep. 40: Together We Are Stronger

8/21/2017
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Barça Talk's Brien Henderson and Gabriel Quiroga tackle Barcelona's transfer woes, Paulinho's inability to juggle, and Luis Suaréz's injury (04:00). We move on to discuss the growing discontent with Bartomeu and the board and Agusti Benedito's campaign to lodge a vote of No Confidence against them (12:45). The second half is devoted to Barça's weak performance against Real Madrid (26:30), their first match in La Liga against Betis (32:15), and looking ahead to the next opponent, Alavés...

Duration: 00:41:59


Ep. 39: Buy High, Sell Low

8/14/2017
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Barça Talk's Brien Henderson and Gabriel Quiroga respond to a couple listener questions about Coutinho v. Dybala, and the current practices of the board of directors (02:25); the new signing of Paulinho (11:00); the first competitive Clásico of the year in the Supercopa against Real Madrid (14:45); and look ahead to the La Liga opener against Real Betis at the Camp Nou (38:00). We are a new podcast trying to get more followers and listeners, if you love FC Barcelona as much as we do, tell...

Duration: 00:43:36


Ep. 38: A Hard Rockin' Time in Miami

7/31/2017
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Barça Talk Podcast has now merged with Culé Football Podcast to spread FC Barcelona fan-talk across the podosphere. Brien has joined forces with Gabriel Quiroga, of the Culé Football Podcast, and we're gearing up for the upcoming season. In episode 38 we talk about rumors of Coutinho joining Barça, the almost certain departure of Neymar to PSG, and the performance of the team in the International Champions Cup. Most importantly, we talk about Mascherano's beard. We are a new podcast trying...

Duration: 00:48:58


Ep. 37: The Neymar Saga

7/25/2017
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Barça Talk Podcast has now merged with Culé Football Podcast to spread FC Barcelona fan-talk across the podosphere. Brien has joined forces with Gabriel Quiroga, of the Culé Football Podcast, and we're giving you a little taste of what the next season of Barça Talk will be like. In episode 37 we talk about the Neymar saga. What in the world is going on with Neymar? Who can we trust? How is this story going to end? Gabriel and Brien talk over these issues, and a couple others, especially FC...

Duration: 00:25:36


Barça Talk #15: Copa del Rey | New Boss Valverde | Rosell Arrested | New Kit

5/30/2017
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The last episode of the season, where Brien talks about Ernesto Valverde, the new manager, Luis Enrique's record, the new kits, Sandro Rosell's arrest, the Copa del Rey final, and looks ahead to next year, among other things.

Duration: 00:27:13


Barça Talk: La Liga is Over | Big Club News | Copa del Rey

5/21/2017
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Barça won their final match against Eibar with an impressive comeback at the Camp Nou, but Real Madrid also finished their season strong with wins against Celtic and Malaga to claim the league championship. We look back at the Barcelona's season in La Liga and look ahead to the Copa del Rey final against Alavés, along with some news stories concerning the club.

Duration: 00:35:36


Barça Talk: Converting A Real Madrid Fan | Luis Enrique's Replacement | La Liga Race Stays Hot | Club News | Las Palmas | Eibar

5/14/2017
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The race for the trophy in La Liga has remained a hotly contested battle between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona ever since the Blaugrana won at the Bernabeu. We also welcome our second guest: Matt Williams is getting his doctorate in music, like me, but he’s played a lot of soccer. At an impressive 6’4″ he spent most of his soccer career between the posts, and when he was young he fell victim to the marketing of Real Madrid in the Galacticos era. Without pushing too hard, I try to make a...

Duration: 00:54:19

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