Barcelona’s Offices Searched As Police Arrest Bartomeu, Others

Barcelona’s offices were searched on Monday morning and Catalan police made an unconfirmed number of arrests. Police said detentions were made but did not say who or how many people were taken into custody. The club issued a statement on Monday saying: “Regarding the entry and search by the Catalan Police force this morning at […]

Barcelona Presidential Candidate Withdraws From Race

Two-time president of FC Barcelona, Joan Laporta is contesting to be president of the club again and challenged by Victor Font and Toni Freixa. Former president Josep Maria Bartomeu stepped down in October instead of facing a vote of no confidence, with Carles Tusquets installed as the president of the temporary management committee. Another candidate, […]

Barcelona To Elect New President January 24

Barcelona will hold elections for a new president on January 24, the club said on Monday, following former chief Josep Maria Bartomeu’s resignation early this year. Bartomeu stepped down in August after the Catalan giants had been unsettled by a transfer request from their star player Lionel Messi. One of the front runners Joan Laporta, […]

Breaking: Barcelona President, Bartomeu Resigns

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu and the club’s entire board have resigned from their positions with immediate effect. Bartomeu announced the decision at a press conference on Tuesday evening at the Nou Camp, following a board meeting in Catalonia on Monday after the 3-1 El Clasico defeat to Real Madrid. Bartomeu said on Monday that quitting the […]