Tag: Barcelona

Barcelona v Arsenal: A preview from Spain

After three days in Barcelona, three days in Girona and a five hour train trip south, I am writing the preview to tomorrow’s game with the sound of firecrackers ringing in my ears in Valencia. I had been all but assured tickets to the Nou Camp for Tuesday’s game but unfortunately things changed, so instead […]

A moment in time

Please listen to this song while reading the post… Laurent Koscielny intercepts the ball for what feels like the hundredth time. He stops Barcelona’s attack dead like a wave breaking on a rocky shore. He pauses for a moment, deliberating over what to do with his second or two in space. Soon confronted by an […]