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Match Review: Levante vs Barcelona

Match Review: Levante vs Barcelona

Matchday 16 – Levante vs Barcelona Venue: Ciutat de Valencia Attendance: 23736 Referee: Jose Luis Gonzalez Gonzalez Last season it was Levante who put an end to our unbeaten run in the league in the penultimate game, killing all our hopes of finishing the season as invincible, as they put five past us in the…

What were the odds?

What were the odds?

Joan Gamper sought like-minded individuals, wanting to form a football club based in Barcelona, and so, he posted an ad in the newspaper. The ad said that he was “wishing to organise the matches in Barcelona, requesting that everyone who likes this sport contact him..” One month later on November 29, 1899, twelve attended a…

Le Dieu de la simplicité – Un hommage à Don Andrés

Le Dieu de la simplicité – Un hommage à Don Andrés

El Ilusionista. Après nous avoir tristement laissé pour aller jouer au Japon, voici un petit article contant comment Iniesta était un joueur de gros calibre, l’un des meilleurs dans l’histoire du Barça. Don Andrés Iniesta, l’illusionniste. Ils disent qu’il élude les défenseurs. Mais le fait-il réellement? Dans un sens, bien sur qu’il le fait, mais…

Cosmos, football and emotion.

Cosmos, football and emotion.

Imagine walking across the street, looking through your glasses. The dark blue sky, the unwavering clouds and the sheer satisfaction of watching the birds circle around in wild patterns. Sometimes, such serenity is the only thing one needs in his life. A poor day at work, a bad day at college, whatever it be. A…

Monotony.

Monotony.

I wake up every single morning, with the sun glaring at my distressed face. As I slip through the blankets, run a brush through my teeth and pour some cereal into my bowl of milk, I realize I’ve run out. I have plenty of milk, but not enough cereal. Every single one of us has…

Lionel: Shippuden

Lionel: Shippuden

As the days roll by, sleeps crawl away; as the Earth completes another rotation around its axis–we get closer to the World Cup. The greatest sporting spectacle. As for most of us, it’ll be centred around one particular man. A keen boy from Rosario, headstrong with a goal in his mind. It is akin to…

Through D10S’ Eyes

Through D10S’ Eyes

Ever wondered how it all began? A piece of tissue. A single piece of tissue with a few words hurriedly scrawled upon it. That’s where it all started. A few words that were enough to make that napkin one of the most significant documents in the history of sports. Seven minutes of watching thirteen-year-old Lionel…

A Spherical World.

A Spherical World.

The invention of the wheel was visionary for our race. It is fun to think about how man possibly came up with it. He probably looked atop of his cave. Maybe he thought about the large boulder that he could see. Since he could only see one dimension of it, he invented the wheel. At…

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