Martino: Puyol could return against Real

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino has hinted that captain Carles Puyol could return from injury in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey final. […]
Via Soccer News
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Puyol ´would stay´ at Barca

Carles Puyol would consider staying at Barcelona next season if he feels physically capable of another term in Spain’s top […]
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2 days ago  |  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...
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9 days ago  |  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...
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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...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Puyol: Barcelona ready to back new coach

Barcelona captain Carles Puyol says the team is still deeply affected by Tito Vilanova's illness, and is also ready to welcome his replacement in a sign of solidarity with their former coach. Puyol says Vilanova asked the squad to give its utmost for the club because it would be the best way of helping him now, ''and that's what we'll do.'' Puyol says...
Via AP on Fox
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Barcelona defender Puyol signs 3-year extension

Barcelona defender Carles Puyol has signed a three-year contract extension that will likely see him finish his career at his boyhood club. The 34-year-old Spain international says ''I am very happy - my plan was to stay on here for as many years as I could.'' Puyol's contract was set to run out at the end of this season. Puyol debuted with Barcelona's first...
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January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Carles Puyol Scores Spectacular Backwards Header

Barcelona FC captain and veteran defender Carles Puyol doesn’t score that often, but when he does it’s usually with his head. During Wednesday’s Cope del Rey match between heavyweight Barcelona FC and spanish side Malaga, Puyol scored a brilliant (and somewhat lucky) header in the 30th minute to give Barca the 2-1 lead. Puyol redirected a cross from teammate Thiago off the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Barcelona Defender Carles Puyol Suffers Nasty Injury

Star defender Carles Puyol suffered a nasty injury to his right arm in Barcelona’s Champions League win over Benfica, today. In the 76th minute, Puyol jumped for a header from a corner kick but landed very awkwardly on his arm, bending his elbow in a way it was not meant to bend. From the looks of the video, the injury could be more than just his elbow, as the entire weight of...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Puyol: No problem over new deal

Captain Carles Puyol wants to stay at Barcelona until he retires - and insists there will be no problem in agreeing a new deal with the club. Puyol's current contract only runs until next summer but after a difficult few months during which he missed the European Championships due to a knee injury, the 34-year-old defender is desperate to get back onto the field of play for...
Via Fox Soccer
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

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