Tag Archives: FC Barcelona
- Champions League Week 1: Barca & Bayern Battering
September 14, 2016
The Champions League returns and Barcelona and Bayern Munich hit the ground running, scoring 12 goals between them in opening night victories against Celtic and Rostov. The last time Celtic appeared in the Champions League group stages they suffered their worse European defeat in history going down 6-1 to Barcelona...
- Betfair ink FC Barcelona deal as betting sites scramble for football sponsorships
July 15, 2016
Betting exchange Betfair has signed on as sponsor of Spanish football powerhouse FC Barcelona. Betfair, part of the Paddy Power Betfair colossus, announced Friday that it had become Barca’s new official global partner. The three-season deal, which took effect on July 1, gives Betfair certain image association rights in addition...
- Botemania negotiating Barca sponsorship; TitanBet ink Sheffield Wednesday
October 21, 2015
The deal has yet to officially close, but Spanish media is reporting that online gambling operator Botemania is negotiating a major sponsorship deal with football powerhouse FC Barcelona. Earlier this month, Mundo Deportivo reported that Barca had inked a deal to wear Botemania’s logo on the club’s training kit. Assuming...
- Neymar wins $20K with rare poker hand
August 24, 2015
You can now add online poker hustler to Neymar’s bio. The FC Barcelona star had just won €17,810 (over $20,000) after showing the best possible hand—a royal flush—in poker. Neymar showed off his winning hand on Instagram. That poker haul is amazing, for us mere mortals. For Neymar, however, that’s...
- On Deck: The best rivalry in sports
March 23, 2015
You can give me the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics, or the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins. All three are great, if not historical sports rivalries that have transcended time and history. That much I can’t argue. But...
- CasinoGate hits FC Barcelona ahead of Champions League match against Manchester City
February 24, 2015
You know how everybody attaches the suffix “Gate” on any scandal - perceived or otherwise - that affects the sports world these days. We just saw it in the NFL with “DeflateGate”, not to mention past scandals that have given rise to terms such as “SpyGate” and “BountyGate”. Well, now...
Mourinho’s Manchester: Are you entertained?
May 25, 2017