Posts Tagged "Barcelona"

A Few Words About Chelsea Last Night

By on May 7, 2009 in English League Football | 9 comments

UEFA, according to conspiracy theorists, have “got the final they wanted”. Chelsea were knocked out of the Champions League by Barcelona last night, and the opening line of this post is already being widely repeated as the truth. One would have to have a heart of stone to not feel some degree of sympathy for Chelsea – they had approximately two and...

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Match Of The Week: FC Barcelona 0-0 Chelsea

By on Apr 28, 2009 in English League Football | 7 comments

So, it’s a Champions League semi-final and this isn’t merely Barcelona versus Chelsea. It’s “Mas que un club” versus Chelsea, Catalunya versus Chelsea and Europe versus the Premier League. Has it come to this? Are Barcelona the only continental club that can take on the swagger of the Premier League and give them a game? It certainly...

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