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The Barcelona Podcast

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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What future is Barcelona planning for? Neymar, Messi and media reliability [TBPod146]

On episode 146 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and Mike Miller talk about what signing Neymar and Antoine Griezmann would do to the club's identity. Your hosts then ponder Lionel Messi's future, talk media credibility and sensational summer news and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

46mins

28 Jun 2019

Rank #1

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How did 10-man Barcelona remain unbeaten in fiery El Clasico? Diana Kristinne, Mike L Goodman, Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo [TBPod85]

That was a fun Clasico, wasn't it?!? Francesc and Dan welcome the brilliant Diana Kristinne to break down the hottest stories from El Clasico including Sergi Roberto, Dembele, the unbeaten run and more. Your hosts are then joined by Mike L Goodman of Double Pivot Podcast to discuss how the legacies of Messi and Ronaldo are intertwined, Valverde's impact in his first season and Barca's influence in the promotion of 'soccer' in the USA.🏅 Become a Patreon to support the show - Thank you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

39mins

7 May 2018

Rank #2

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Could Neymar return to Barcelona? Copa América, Lionel Messi's Argentina and an unlikely signing [TBPod145]

On episode 145 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and Will Haas from FC Barcelona Penya Austin discuss a possible return for Neymar. Your hosts talk the biggest stories from the Copa América including Lionel Messi and Argentina and Philippe Coutinho with Brazil, plus a conversation about Barcelona B's newest signing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

49mins

22 Jun 2019

Rank #3

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Why has Messi improved so much since last season? Luis Suarez struggles and Dybala rumours [TBPod39]

The Barcelona Podcast duo discuss Lionel Messi's stellar form and how he has improved so drastically from last season. Francesc and Dan then analyse Gerard Pique's decision to continue to play for Spain despite the ongoing political controversy. Your hosts also focus on your listener questions (Thank you!) about Luis Suarez, Paulo Dybala and many others. Episode 39 of 'The Barcelona Podcast' is finally here! Running Order: What statistics highlight Messi's strong form? When did Messi cement his legacy at the Camp Nou? What is Pique's standing with the Spanish national team? Why is Luis Suarez struggling? What is Sergi Palencia's path to the first team? How are FC Barcelona Femeni doing this season? Tons of your listener questions! If you enjoy the podcast and want to be part of it, why not show your support? Learn more at http://TBPod.link/Patreon -- Moltes gràcies! What did you think about this episode? Leave a comment via Twitter or Facebook and debate with Francesc, Dan and the rest of our 700,000-strong FC Barcelona community You can also subscribe via email, RSS, Stitcher, Google Play, SoundCloud or wherever else you get your podcast. Força Barça! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

47mins

6 Oct 2017

Rank #4

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Who should Barcelona sign and sell in the winter transfer window? Coach Xavi, Mascherano and Dembele return [TBPod48]

In Episode 48 of The Barcelona Podcast, Francesc and Dan discuss the players that Barca should offload and consider signing in January. The pair then talk about Xavi's coaching plans after retirement and the best way for Dembele to phase his return to action. Your hosts end the podcast with a Ronda of Quick-Fire Listener Questions! Episode 48 of 'The Barcelona Podcast' starts right here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

55mins

15 Nov 2017

Rank #5

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What should Barcelona do in the January transfer window? totalBarça, Rabiot and Todibo [TBPod121]

On episode 121 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan is joined by Alex of totalBarça to discuss the business that Barcelona has already done in the January transfer window and the business that still needs to done. Mixing in questions from La Ronda, your hosts go through everything in the rumor mill, from Jean-Clair Todibo's signing and Adrien Rabiot to Philippe Coutinho, Frenkie de Jong and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

47mins

9 Jan 2019

Rank #6

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Why has Umtiti not renewed his Barcelona contract yet? Interview with FCB Femeni star Natasa Andonova and Messi fitness struggles [TBPod74]

Francesc and Dan welcome FCB Femeni star Natasa Andonova to talk life as an FC Barcelona player, Champions League experiences, La Liga challenges and more! Your hosts are then joined by Kevin Williams of Barcelona Football Blog to answer listener questions including Umtiti's renewal, Messi's struggle with injuries and future plans for Yerry Mina. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

34mins

29 Mar 2018

Rank #7

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Are Barcelona good enough to win La Liga? Ter Stegen heroics, Messi excellence and Gabriel Quiroga interview [TBPod46]

In Episode 46 of The Barcelona Podcast, Francesc and Dan analyse Barca's chances to conquer the La Liga title this season. Francesc is then joined by Gabriel Quiroga of Barca Talk podcast to break down the latest stories from the Camp Nou. Your hosts then move on to analyse the best and worst Blaugrana performers in the last week and end up with a jam-packed edition of La Ronda of Quick Fire Listener Questions Round! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

52mins

1 Nov 2017

Rank #8

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Why is Valverde refusing to rest Pique? Roy Nemer, Messi, Dembele, Maradona [TBPod65]

Join Francesc and Dan as they answer your questions in an extended edition of La Ronda de Preguntas, discussing Dembele's form, Coutinho's positioning and more! Francesc has the privilege of talking to Argentina and Barcelona expert Roy Nemer for an in-depth analysis of Messi, Mascherano and even Maradona! Not subscribed yet? Take action! We are on Apple Podcasts iOS App, the Android Google Play App and Spotify - and also publish exclusive extra content via Patreon! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

40mins

25 Feb 2018

Rank #9

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What is standing between Barcelona and the treble? Copa del Rey Remontada and VAR [TBPod125]

On episode 125 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan is joined by Levon (@Barsalev) to discuss Barcelona's chances at the treble after their dominating win over Sevilla in the Copa del Rey. They talk motivation, injuries and the importance of the King's Cup. In La Ronda, your hosts talk Sergi Roberto, bargain signings, VAR and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

47mins

31 Jan 2019

Rank #10

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Whose stock is up? Whose is down? U.S. Tour, Arthur and Arturo Vidal [TBPod97]

On this edition of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and guest co-host Victor Valencheck of the Houston Cules discuss the meeting of the Penyas in the U.S., the players that have impressed and disappointed during the preseason tour and some new arrivals. Your hosts wrap things up in La Ronda talking Ousmane Dembele and Malcom and the situation at left-back. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

48mins

3 Aug 2018

Rank #11

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What is Valverde adding to Barcelona? Messi hat-trick, Dembele euphoria and listener questions special [TBPod32]

Dan is away, so Francesc is grabbing the mailbag and answering a ton of listener questions! He reviews the dominating win over Espanyol, the excitement of Ousmane Dembele's Barcelona debut and what Ernesto Valverde has meant to the squad. Episode 32 of 'The Barcelona Podcast' is finally here! Running Order: What made Barcelona so effective against Espanyol? Which players stood out against the local rival? (Hint: One of them had a hat-trick) Listener Questions, Listener Questions, Listener Questions!!! If you enjoy the podcast and want to be part of it, why not show your support? Learn more at http://TBPod.link/Patreon -- Moltes gràcies! What did you think about this episode? Leave a comment via Twitter or Facebook and debate with Francesc, Dan and the rest of our 700,000-strong FC Barcelona community You can also subscribe via email, RSS, Stitcher, Google Play, SoundCloud or wherever else you get your podcast. Força Barça! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

41mins

12 Sep 2017

Rank #12

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Where would Griezmann fit in Barcelona's formation? Messi, Luis Suarez and Atletico Madrid [TBPod66]

Join Francesc and Dan as they debate whether Griezmann is actually needed at FC Barcelona following the huge investment the Blaugranas have made in recent times. Your hosts are then joined by the brilliant Eugenia Karolyi to answer your questions in an extended edition of La Ronda de Preguntas. Not subscribed yet? Take action! We are on Apple Podcasts iOS App, the Android Google Play App and Spotify - and also publish exclusive extra content via Patreon! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

39mins

1 Mar 2018

Rank #13

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How will Arthur improve Barcelona? Chelsea Champions League, Gomes misery and midfield overbooking [TBPod69]

Francesc and Dan debate whether the signing of Arthur Melo makes sense for Barcelona, and were he could potentially fit within Valverde's formation once his transfer is complete. With the help of the brilliant Eugenia Karolyi, the show ends with another passionate edition of La Ronda de Preguntas. Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, the Android Google Play App, Spotify and, if you like what you hear, head over to Patreon for some more content! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

39mins

12 Mar 2018

Rank #14

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Why are La Masia graduates no longer succeeding at Barcelona? Xavi Simons, Christian Eriksen and Copa del Rey final [TBPod80]

Francesc and Dan analyse the reasons why La Masia has stopped producing regular starters for Barcelona, focusing not only on the first team but also the B team and lower youth levels. Your hosts are then joined by the great Gabriel Quiroga of Barca Talk to answer listener questions regarding Copa del Rey final, Paco Alcacer and Christian Eriksen.Show your support at TBPod.link/PatreonFacebook Group at TBPod.link/Group Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

41mins

19 Apr 2018

Rank #15

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Has Umtiti become a Top 5 centre-back? Developing team spirit, Nou Camp Nou and Andre Gomes [TBPod42]

The Barcelona Podcast duo analyse the tough away contest vs. Atletico Madrid in La Liga. Francesc and Dan then discuss the proposed improvements to the Camp Nou and wrap up by answering your many listener questions covering topics Seri, Valverde's preferred formation, potential January signings and (surprise, surprise)... Coutinho. Yay! Episode 42 of 'The Barcelona Podcast' is finally here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

46mins

17 Oct 2017

Rank #16

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Who should be in Barcelona's greatest XI? Deulofeu reborn and Denis Suarez [TBPod43]

The Barcelona Podcast duo break down Barca's comfortable 3-1 victory over Olympiakos in the Champions League. Francesc and Dan then go head to head and choose their all-time Barca XI! Very exciting stuff. Honest. Your hosts also have time for a jam-packed Quick Fire question round from you, our awesome listeners. Episode 43 of 'The Barcelona Podcast' starts right here!If you enjoy the podcast and want to be part of it, why not show your support? Learn more at http://TBPod.link/Patreon -- Moltes gràci Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

54mins

20 Oct 2017

Rank #17

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Why are Barcelona still unbeaten in La Liga? Signing Coutinho in January and Camp Nou 60th birthday [TBPod36]

The Barcelona Podcast duo discuss Barcelona's perfect start in La Liga including a win over a Catalan rival and another transfer rumor involving Liverpool's Coutinho. Episode 36 of 'The Barcelona Podcast' is finally here! Running Order: Who are the 5 Star Players from the 3-0 win in the Catalan derby against Girona? What happens when opposition try to man-mark Messi? Could Coutinho still be on his way in January? How much history is there in the Camp Nou? More listener questions! If you enjoy the podcast and want to be part of it, why not show your support? Learn more at http://TBPod.link/Patreon -- Moltes gràcies! What did you think about this episode? Leave a comment via Twitter or Facebook and debate with Francesc, Dan and the rest of our 700,000-strong FC Barcelona community You can also subscribe via email, RSS, Stitcher, Google Play, SoundCloud or wherever else you get your podcast. Força Barça! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

47mins

26 Sep 2017

Rank #18

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Can Messi surpass his best ever Barcelona season? Valverde influence and Catalan referendum [TBPod35]

The Barcelona Podcast duo discuss Lionel Messi's staggering form after a four goal performance, Ernesto Valverde's early success as Barcelona manager, an update on the vote of no confidence and the Catalan referendum. Episode 35 of 'The Barcelona Podcast' is finally here! Running Order:   Who are the 5 Star Players from the 6-1 victory over Eibar? How is Ernesto Valverde getting the best out of the likes of Paulinho and Denis Suarez? How is Messi thriving as a 'False 9' this season? Why are there contradicting messages coming from the doctors and Ousmane Dembele? Where are we with the vote of no confidence signatures? Is it too early start thinking about how the Catalan referendum could affect the club? If you enjoy the podcast and want to be part of it, why not show your support? Learn more at http://TBPod.link/Patreon -- Moltes gràcies! What did you think about this episode? Leave a comment via Twitter or Facebook and debate with Francesc, Dan and the rest of our 700,000-strong FC Barcelona community You can also subscribe via email, RSS, Stitcher, Google Play, SoundCloud or wherever else you get your podcast. Força Barça! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

44mins

22 Sep 2017

Rank #19

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Who should replace Neymar at Barcelona? Rafinha to Liverpool and Lord Douglas [TBP 21]

The Barcelona Podcast duo consider who Barcelona should sign now that Neymar has finally departed to PSG. Francesc and Dan focus on whether Rafinha should consider a move to Liverpool. The pair also discuss whether Douglas would be a success in Portugal if a move to Benfica was finalised. Episode 21 of 'The Barcelona Podcast' is finally here! Thank you for supporting us by reviewing our show on iTunes at itunes.apple.com/review?id1242126464 Do you know someone who loves Barcelona as much as you do? If so, would you share this podcast with them? That would be awesome, thank you! As always, you can listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, SoundCloud or via your preferred podcast app. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

42mins

5 Aug 2017

Rank #20