The Barcelona Podcast

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Barcelona podcast hosted by Dan Hilton and Francesc Tomàs (ESPN, Barcablog). Home to the most influential voices in the FC Barcelona community. Listen in for passionate opinions, in-depth analysis and the latest news and rumors from this community-driven podcast.

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439 episodes

Fitting in Raphinha and Franck Kessie! Barcelona overwhelm Sevilla 3-0 in La Liga

On episode 434, Dan is joined by The Purist to discuss Barcelona's 3-0 win over Sevilla and the new roles of Raphinha and Franck Kessie. They talk about the La Liga standings, Barça's defensive record, midfield roles, and much more! Running Order: How comfortable is Barça in La Liga? How did Barcelona break down Sevilla? How can Xavi get the best out of Raphinha? How will Xavi incorporate Kessie? Follow The Purist on YouTube and check in videos on Raphinha and the midfield! Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/RmK6anTX Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Follow us on TikTok! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

47m
Feb 06
Alejandro Balde's Breakout! Barça beats Betis behind Balde, Busquets, and Raphinha

On episode 433, Dan and Levon discuss Barcelona's 2-1 win over Real Betis. They talk about Alejandro Balde's progression, Raphinha's role during Dembele's injury, Ronald Araujo's improvements on the ball, and much more! Running Order: Why do so many Culers also support Betis? How has Balde been improving? How did Xavi figure out the de Jong/Busquets conundrum? What makes Dembele more dangerous than Raphinha? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/aBaKb26A Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Follow us on TikTok! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

38m
Feb 02
Transfer Deadline Day! Julian Araujo, Sofyan Amrabat, and Dealing with Dembele's Latest Injury

On episode 432, Dan and Román from La Liga Lowdown discuss transfer deadline day and how Barça will deal with Dembele's latest injury. They talk about Pedri's goalscoring, Julian Araujo's transfer, Sofyan Amrabat speculation, and much more! Running Order: How will Barcelona cope without Dembele? How did Pedri's goalscoring improve? What would Julian Araujo bring to Catalonia? Would Amrabat have been worth it? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/ahbCx9my Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Follow us on TikTok! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

56m
Jan 31
Lethal Dembele! Barcelona top Real Sociedad in the Copa Plus Gavi's Registration Rejected

On episode 431, Dan and is joined by Adrian Bialkowski of 9CAMPNOU to discuss Barcelona's 1-0 win over Real Sociedad in the Copa del Rey. They talk about why Dembele was so explosive, La Real's tactical gamble, Gavi's failed registration, and much more! Running Order: What was Real Sociedad's tactical gamble? Why did de Jong and Busquets thrive in the first half? What slowed Barça down in the second half? What does Gavi's registration failure affect in the short term? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/CuDPrjjt Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Follow us on TikTok! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

48m
Jan 27
Points Without Playing Well! Barcelona Survive Getafe Behind Pedri Goal

On episode 430, Dan and Emile discuss Barcelona's 1-0 win over Getafe and Xavi's ability to get points when the team doesn't play well. They talk about why that line-up struggled, Xavi comments on Dani Alves, Barça Femení winning the Spanish Super Cup, and much more! Running Order: Why couldn't Barcelona find space? What led to Barça's defensive success? How did Xavi respond to the Dani Alves news? How did the federation let the Femení down again? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/CuDPrjjt Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Follow us on TikTok! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

47m
Jan 23
Memphis to Atleti, Barcelona trounce Ceuta 5-0, and Barça Femení win El Clásico

On episode 429, Dan and Rafa Aldamuy discuss Memphis' move to Atlético Madrid and Barcelona's 5-0 win over Ceuta in the Copa del Rey. They talk about Pablo Torre and Franck Kessie against Ceuta, the Femení's win in El Clásico, and much more! Running Order: Did Barça "lose" the transfer of Memphis to Atleti? Why did Barcelona start so slow against Ceuta? Why did Xavi substitute Pablo Torre instead of Kessie? Is it better for the Femení to have blowouts or close games against Real Madrid? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/WVDMkuwC Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Follow us on TikTok! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

55m
Jan 20
Xavi's 1st Trophy! Barcelona beat Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup Behind MOTM Gavi

On episode 428, Dan and Levon discuss Barcelona's 3-1 win over Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup. They talk about the dominating midfield performances, the progress of Xavi's project, what Barça needs to win more trophies, and much more! Running Order: How important is Xavi's first trophy? What did Xavi get right about his line-up and tactics? How did the midfield of Busquets, de Jong, Gavi, and Pedri dominate Madrid? How can Barcelona win more trophies this season? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/WVDMkuwC Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Follow us on TikTok! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

43m
Jan 16
Ter Stegen the Hero! On to the Spanish Super Cup Final and Criticism for Xavi's Subs

On episode 427, Dan is joined by JdP (jdeposicion) to discuss Barcelona's 2-2 penalty kicks win over Real Betis and the questions for Xavi for the final. They talk about the how important a trophy would be, Xavi's substitutes, the return of top ter Stegen, and much more! Running Order: How important would a trophy be? Which subs did Xavi get wrong? Why is Barça struggling against better teams? Can we officially say that ter Stegen is back to his best? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/nUbJUPuu Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Follow us on TikTok! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

49m
Jan 14
Elite Defense! Ronald Araujo Stymies Atletico Madrid, Xavi Mirrors Simeone's Tactics, and Why Barça Lose Control

On episode 426, Dan and Emile discuss Barcelona's 1-0 win over Atletico Madrid and the sensational defense on display. They talk about the responsibilities of Pedri and Gavi, the incredible display from Ronald Araujo, why Barça lost control of the match, and much more! Running Order: What does the return of Araujo mean for Barça's title chances? How did Xavi get it right at the start but have issues later on? What responsibility did Pedri and Gavi take with the win? Why did Barça lose control of the match? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/zKS9CWaV Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Follow us on TikTok! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

55m
Jan 09
Copa Scare! Barcelona survive Intercity and La Bolsa for Players with Something to Prove

On episode 425, Dan and Domagoj Kostanjšak discuss Barcelona's 4-3 win over CF Intercity in the Copa del Rey. They talk about how historic a loss would have been, which players saw their stock rise, which players saw their stock fall, and much more! Running Order: How historic would a loss have been? Did Pablo Torre make the most of his minutes? Is Franck Kessie closer to Xavi's regular rotation? Who should start against Atletico Madrid? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/WDe7EkJK Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Follow us on TikTok! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

59m
Jan 05
Derby Disappointment! Levels of Concern for Lahoz, Ansu Fati, and Espanyol's Response

On episode 424, Dan and Levon discuss Barcelona's 1-1 draw with Espanyol. They play, "How Concerned Are You?" with Mateu Lahoz's refereeing, Xavi's tactics and motivating skils, Ansu Fati, and much more! Running Order: Is refereeing in La Liga a bigger issue than other years? Did Xavi get his tactics wrong? How worried should Culers be about Ansu Fati? Is Pedri receiving the ball too deep? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/WDe7EkJK Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Follow us on TikTok! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

53m
Jan 03
Loan Watch, La Masia Update Including Lamine Yamal and Hector Fort, and Xavi's XI for Espanyol

On episode 423, Dan finishes 2022 (except for one more match review) with an update on the players out on loan and the rising stars of La Masia. Then he wraps up the show by predicting Xavi's XI for Espanyol! Running Order: How is Nico Gonzalez doing at Valencia? What makes Lamine Yamal such a top prospect? How far away is Hector Fort from the first team? Who will Xavi start against Espanyol? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/DzQEKeGY Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

42m
Dec 30, 2022
Holiday News Dump! Focus on La Liga, Copa del Rey Draw, and Lamine Yamal

On episode 422, Dan and Emile discuss Xavi and Barcelona's pursuit of the La Liga trophy. They talk about the Copa del Rey draw, the first team training call-ups including Lamine Yamal, and the state of the Femení heading into the new year! Running Order: How will Xavi set up out of the break? Who is Barcelona's Copa del Rey opponent? What's the plan for Lamine Yamal? How did the Femení rebound from the Bayern hiccup? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/DzQEKeGY Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1h 1m
Dec 23, 2022
Basking in the Glory! Tactical Breakdown and Emotional Conclusions to Messi's World Cup Victory

On episode 421, Dan is joined by Argentina supporter Dave Siegel to finish basking in the glory that was Messi winning the World Cup. They talk about Scaloni's decisions, Messi's leadership, Argentina's tactics, and much more! Running Order: What was the roller coaster ride like for an Argentina supporter? Which Argentine player raised their stock the most? Did Argentina's tactics have any enduring lessons? What's next for Messi? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/YWwKaXmb Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Watch every La Liga match and help us out too via ESPN+ Looking for the home and away jerseys? Look no further via Kitbag Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

52m
Dec 20, 2022
5 Headlines from Messi and Argentina's World Cup Win over France | Messi Cements GOAT Legacy

On episode 420, Dan provides his 5 Headlines from Messi and Argentina's win over France in the World Cup Final! He talks about Messi's legacy, how Argentina started so well, France's fight back, and much more! Running Order: What does this do for Messi's legacy (DUH!)? How did Argentina start so well? How did France find a way back? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/YWwKaXmb Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Watch every La Liga match and help us out too via ESPN+ Looking for the home and away jerseys? Look no further via Kitbag Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

22m
Dec 18, 2022
World Cup Team of the Tournament! Argentina's Chances against France and Busquets Retires from Spain duty

On episode 419, Dan and Francesc discuss Francesc's experiences at the World Cup and Argentina's chances against France in the final. They talk about the team of the tournament, Busquets retiring from Spain duty, Xavi's decisions with the return to play, and much more! Running Order: Who is in the Team of the Tournament? Can Argentina beat France? How much Busquets will we get after the break? Where should Kounde play once Barça resumes? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/YWwKaXmb Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Watch every La Liga match and help us out too via ESPN+ Looking for the home and away jerseys? Look no further via Kitbag Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

45m
Dec 16, 2022
World Cup Final Beckons! Messi and Argentina topple Croatia, Luis Enrique's One Regret, and a Busquets Renewal Rumor

On episode 418, Dan and Rafa Aldamuy discuss Argentina's 3-0 win over Croatia and the wonder that is Lionel Messi. They talk about how Argentina is built to support Messi, who Luis Enrique regretted bringing, a possible Busquets renewal, and much more! Running Order: How is Argentina built to support Messi? Who is the secret player Luis Enrique was talking about? Why would Busquets renew? Remembering Grant Wahl Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/V7auAYdV Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Watch every La Liga match and help us out too via ESPN+ Looking for the home and away jerseys? Look no further via Kitbag Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

58m
Dec 14, 2022
All-Time Thriller! Messi leads Argentina past the Netherlands and Listener Questions

On episode 417, Dan and Levon discuss the thrilling match that was Argentina versus the Netherlands and how tactics have been reflected at the World Cup. Then they answer listen questions about Brazil vs. Croatia, Luis Enrique's future, the problems with Spain, and much more! Running Order: How thrilling was Argentina against the Netherlands? Where will Luis Enrique go next? Did Barcelona miss out on Endrick? Does Dest deserve another chance? Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/HMeRPZ6F Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

49m
Dec 10, 2022
Paulino Alcantara Explainer! Getting to know Barcelona's Messi Before Messi

On episode 416, Dan helps you get to know Barcelona's first superstar, Paulino Alcantara. Most Culers know the name and know that he was a prolific goalscorer, but not everybody knows how he got the nickname the "Net Buster". Less know about his involvement in the Spanish Civil War and his legacy back in his native Philippines. Join the new Discord server! We're still learning Discord too so please be patient! We're also looking for Mods so please let us know if that's something you have experience in: https://discord.gg/HMeRPZ6F Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

13m
Dec 09, 2022
Retired Jerseys! Who's jersey would be retired for FC Barcelona?

On episode 415, Dan and Luis Mazariegos go through the thought experiment of which players would deserve to have their jerseys hypothetically retired. They talk about the Femení picks, the easy choices, Neymar's legacy, the ones in the history books, and much more! Running Order: Would you retire active jerseys? Is Neymar deserving? How do you handle short stays like Ronaldo? When will Pedri have done enough? Luis' article: READ Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

50m
Dec 05, 2022
No January Transfers? Laporta and Cruyff talk transfers and Spain get to knockouts

On episode 414, Dan and Mike Crimmins (@ColoradoFCB) discuss the doubt that Laporta and Cruyff have delivered about January transfers. They talk Gerard Pique coming off the books, a potential Memphis transfer, Ansu Fati with Spain, and much more! Running Order: Will there seriously be no January transfers? Will Memphis be leaving in January? Is Busquets bound for Inter Miami? Is Ansu Fati with Spain a concern? Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

50m
Dec 02, 2022
World Cup Update! Gavi and Pedri leading Spain, Dembele being consistent, and Raphinha's moment coming

On episode 413, Dan and Emile give an update on every Barcelona player at the World Cup, plus a little on Claudia Pina. They talk about Gavi and Pedri doing their thing, Ferran Torres being Ferran Torres, Ousmane Dembele being consistent, and much more! Running Order: Is this expected from Gavi and Pedri? Which Ferran Torres do Spain have? What is France getting out of Dembele? How has Claudia Pina replaced Jenni Hermoso? Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

59m
Nov 29, 2022
World Cup Predictions! Group Winners, Knockout Predictions, and Individual Awards

On episode 412, Dan and Rafa Aldamuy give their World Cup predictions, including every single group and the knockout rounds. They talk about who will surprise, who will disappointment, and much more! Running Order: How does one decide between USA/Wales or Mexico/Poland for 2nd place in their group? How far will Germany, Spain, Argentina, and Brazil go? Who will stand out in the World Cup? Who is winning the final? We FINALLY have some merch! Check out the full store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Watch every La Liga match and help us out too via ESPN+ Looking for the home and away jerseys? Look no further via Kitbag Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

59m
Nov 21, 2022
One Reason (or More) for Culers to Watch Every Team at the World Cup

On episode 411, Dan gives and update on some changes in The Barcelona Podcast world and then he provides one reason (or more) for Culers to watch every single team at the World Cup. He talks Messi and Argentina, the Spain group (this was before Balde joined them), and obviously much more! Running Order: Is Dan finally going to "relax"? Who are some young players that Barcelona should be watching? What is the most obscure connection made to Barcelona? How is La Liga represented at the World Cup? Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

28m
Nov 19, 2022
First Half Grades! Player by Player Breakdown for Barcelona's First Team

On episode 410, Dan and Emile give grades to every first team player through the first part of the season. They talk about the forwards, the midfielders, the defenders, and much more (well, at least the keepers)! Running Order: Who stood out between Raphinha, Torres, and Ansu? Who was the hardest to judge? How low should Busquets be? How much does availability affect the rating? Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1h 4m
Nov 16, 2022
World Cup Bound! Luis Enrique's Spain Picks, Osasuna Comeback, and Pique's Next Steps

On episode 409, Dan is joined by Sam Marsden of Siempre Positivo to discuss the Spain squad for the World Cup, Gerard Pique entering retirement, and the comeback against Osasuna. They talk about Balde's omission, Pique's relationship with Messi, winning despite Busquets, and much more! Running Order: Is it a surprise to see no Balde but yes to Ansu for the World Cup? What are Pique's best moments? How will Pique and Messi coexist in 10 years time? Will Busquets' playing time go down after the World Cup? Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

49m
Nov 11, 2022
Pique Farewell! Europa League Draw with Manchester United and Barça beat Almeria 2-0

On episode 408, Dan and Levon discuss the Europa League draw and Gerard Pique's farewell at the Camp Nou. They talk about Barcelona's 2-0 win over Almeria, the revelation of Alejandro Balde, decision-making of Dembele, and much more! Running Order: Should Barça be excited about the Man United draw? Why did the home crowd cheer Pique? Is Balde the team's best LB and RB? What happens when Dembele makes the right decisions? Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

43m
Nov 08, 2022
Unlocking the Wingers! Xavi's Plan and Pique's Retirement

On episode 407, Dan is joined by The Purist to discuss how Xavi's project is coming along, with an emphasis on the wings. They talk about Pique's retirement, Europa League opponents, the ups and downs of Dembele and Raphinha, and much more! Running Order: What is the reaction to Pique's announcement? Who should Barça want to face in the Europa League? What do Dembele and Ansu do to get themselves in trouble? Why is Raphinha struggling at Barcelona? Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

55m
Nov 04, 2022
Ferran Revival! Reviewing Barcelona over Valencia and finding meaning in the win over Viktoria Plzen

On episode 406, Dan and Emile compare and discuss what mattered in both Barça's 1-0 win over Valencia and the 4-2 win over Viktoria Plzen. They talk about the La Liga mentality, Busquets and Ansu Fati, Ferran Torres finding himself, and much more! Running Order: Do Barcelona have a La Liga mentality? Will Ansu ever be back the way he wants to be? Is Ferran Torres turning a corner? Does it matter that the backline was bad against Plzen? Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

58m
Nov 02, 2022
Legacy of Failure! Barça lose to Bayern and Eliminated from the Champions League

On episode 405, Dan and Rafa Aldamuy discuss Barcelona's 3-0 loss to Bayern Munich and where Xavi must take his team next. They talk about Xavi's failed tactics, the good things that Barça did, the financial ramifications of UCL elimination, and much more! Running Order: How did Bayern use Barcelona's press against them? Did anyone play well against Bayern? What are the financial ramifications of elimination? What is the future of the "Sacred Cows"? We FINALLY have some merch! Check out the full store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/ Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content! Become a Patreon to support the show and check out our Quick Take Match Reviews – Thank you! Access our exclusive, listeners-only Facebook Group here. Follow us on Instagram! Find us and watch exclusive content on YouTube! Click here to subscribe via Apple Podcasts Click here to subscribe via Spotify Watch every La Liga match and help us out too via ESPN+ Looking for the home and away jerseys? Look no further via Kitbag Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

47m
Oct 28, 2022