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Top 10 Worst Haircuts in Soccer

Over the years, soccer has seen some of the worst haircuts in humanity. From Rene Higuita to Fabricio Coloccini of Newcastle, the Premier League alone has experienced some terrible trims. Let’s take a look at some of the worst haircuts on the market, both past and present: 10. Raheem Sterling Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling’s hairdo is just awful. The Liverpool winger...
Via World Soccer Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona Seal Deal for £15m Arsenal Defender

Now that club legend and former captain Carles Puyol has retired and Gerard Pique is struggling to regain his form, manager Luis Enrique has had to address the lack of top quality center backs on the squad. He added Jeremy Mathieu ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona name captains for new season

Barcelona have confirmed their line-up of four captains for the new season, with Xavi replacing Carles Puyol in the top […]
Via Soccer News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona lodge £10m bid for Manchester United target

Barcelona lodge £10m bid for Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Barcelona have been linked with several top defenders this summer. The Catalan giants are desperately looking to sign a proper centre-back, who could fill the void left by club legend Carles Puyol. Over the last couple of months, Barcelona have been linked with the defenders like Marquinhos...
Via Soccerlens
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona Target €39m Defender, Pep Guardiola Involved

Spanish newspaper Marca has revealed that Jérôme Boateng has emerged as FC Barcelona’s number one target to improve their defense. The Bayern Munich defender is seen as an ideal replacement for retired captain Carles Puyol. The Catalan club has already signed ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona’s £16million Signing of Jeremy Mathieu Is Bad Business For The Blaugrana

Barcelona have confirmed the signing of defender Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia for £16million. The move displays the Catalan club’s continued deficit in the quality of attacking players they sign compared to their defensive counterparts. The 30-year-old was a left-back for most of his career but has been moved to center-back due to his pace and quality out wide rescinding with...
Via World Soccer Talk
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona sign Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia for €20m

Barcelona sign Jeremy Mathieu from Valencia for €20m - originally posted on Soccerlens.com The 30 year-old defender Jeremy Mathieu has signed for Barcelona on a four-year contract after his £15.8 million release clause was activated. A statement from the club has said: “The cost of the transfer is 20 million Euros and the buyout clause will be 50 million Euros.” The Frenchman...
Via Soccerlens
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Puyol against Spain overhaul

Carles Puyol does not believe a drastic overhaul of the Spain national team is necessary despite their failure at the […]
Via Soccer News
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Players Barcelona Should Sign Now

With the exit of both Victor Valdes and Carles Puyol, there has been a lot of talk about who Barcelona will bring into the squad for the upcoming season. Last season, Barcelona finished second in the league, just above their ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Puyol takes up sports management role at Barca

Former Barcelona stalwart Carles Puyol has been appointed as an assistant to the sports management team at Camp Nou. The […]
Via Soccer News
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ghana defender John Boye to decide future after World Cup

Ghana defender John Boye Out-of-contract Ghana defender John Boye is in no rush to decide his future and his focus remains on the 2014 World Cup. The centre-back is a free agent this summer but reports say his former club Rennes have offered him a bumper deal to stay. Last week, reports in the French media, claimed he is on the priority list of Spanish giants Barcelona to replace...
Via Afrikan Soccer
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Puyol: I have lived the dream

An emotional Carles Puyol expressed his pride at having “lived the dream” at Barcelona after calling time on his trophy-laden […]
Via Soccer News
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool’s Daniel Agger ‘targeted by Barcelona’ as Carles Puyol replacement

Barcelona could be ready to make a summer move for Liverpool defender Daniel Agger, according to reports in Spain. The Catalan club have suffered a disappointing season both domestically and in Europe and are planning to overhaul their squad during the transfer window. Liverpool’s Agger has been targeted by Barcelona in the past and they are reportedly now set to rekindle their...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Analyzing the impact of the Barca transfer ban

Barcelona have been given a 14-month transfer ban by FIFA which means they will not be able to sign any players until 2015. The Catalan club picked up the penalty for breaking the rules on signing international players which are under the age of 18. It could cause the Spanish champions problems in the summer as goalkeeper Victor Valdes and captain Carles Puyol are expected to depart...
Via The Sports Bank
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Tottenham target Valencia defender Jeremy Mathieu as Jan Vertonghen replacement

Fears are growing for Vertonghen's future at White Hart Lane after the defender hinted he could leave should Spurs fail to qualify for the Champions League. Vertonghen is on a list of names being considered by Barcelona to replace Carles Puyol, who announced this week he will leave the Nou Camp at the end of the season. Chelsea's David Luiz, Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona F.C.’s Puyol announced he will retire at the end of the season

Barcelona F.C.’s Puyol announced he will retire at the end of the seasonCarles Puyol Barcelona F.C. revives against Almeria, displaying a more aggressive and intelligent style of play. The team managed to beat Almeria by 4 goals to 1, taking advantage of the draw between Real Madrid and Atletico and clinching the second place, one point away from the first. Puyol announces to retire...
Via isportsweb.com
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Carles Puyol: The Lionheart ends his time at Barcelona after a faultless career

There was a grand sense of occasion at the Nou Camp on Tuesday afternoon as a herd of reporters, plus most of the Barcelona squad, had packed into a press conference to hear the words of one man. It was testament to Carles Puyol, who addressed the room, that he commanded such importance as he announced that in the summer he would be ending his time with Barcelona. Puyol’s announcement...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona will have a tough job replacing Carles Puyol

Barcelona stalwart Carles Puyol revealed on Tuesday that he will leave the Catalan giants in the summer. The 35-year-old is […]
Via Soccer News
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Thiago hails ´leader´ Puyol

Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alacantara has hailed former Barcelona team-mate Carles Puyol as a “natural leader”. The Barca stalwart confirmed […]
Via Soccer News
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Chelsea fans’ favourite to be £25m target for Barcelona

Chelsea fans’ favourite to be £25m target for Barcelona - originally posted on Soccerlens.com News emanating from Barcelona that iconic centre back and inspirational leader Carles Puyol is set to leave the club at the end of the season is likely to produce a renewed attempt by the Catalan club to prise Brazilian star David Luiz from Chelsea. It was widely reported in the summer...
Via Soccerlens
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Barcelona to bid £25m for Chelsea's David Luiz now that Carles Puyol is on his way

Barcelona have renewed their interest in Chelsea’s David Luiz with the confirmation that Carles Puyol will leave the Spanish club this summer. A bid of €30 million (£24.7 million) is expected for the 26-year-old Brazil international. Barcelona hope to conclude a deal swiftly before the World Cup finals kick off in June, with Luiz an important figure in Luiz Felipe Scolari’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Barca rocked as defender Puyol announces he is leaving the Nou Camp

Carles Puyol confirmed he will be leaving Barcelona at the end of the season in a press conference called by the player on Tuesday. The 35-year-old defender was notably moved by the occasion as he told watching reporters and members of the Barcelona squad that this would be his last season after 14 years at the club. He said: 'After two knee operations I can no longer perform...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Carles Puyol linked to MLS switch

Marca has learned that Barcelona captain Carles Puyol is exploring the possibility of moving to the MLS at the end […]
Via Soccer News
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Iniesta hopes Puyol stays at Barca

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta is hoping speculation that team-mate Carles Puyol could call time on his Nou Camp career at the end of the season is well wide of the mark. Puyol has spent his entire career at Barca, helping the Catalan giants win numerous trophies during his 15 years in the first team, but it has been suggested in the Spanish media that the 35-year-old club...
Via Fox Soccer
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Players pay respect to Aragones

Players past and present paid their respects to Luis Aragones on Sunday at the funeral of the former Spain coach in Madrid. Barcelona players Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta, Cesc Fabregas and Carles Puyol - who played under Aragones when Spain won the 2008 European Championship - all visited La Paz cemetery for Sunday's funeral, a day after Aragones died after a battle with...
Via Fox Soccer
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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