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Futbol Club Barcelona History and Information





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  • Full name: Futbol Club Barcelona
  • Nickname: Barça
  • Founded: 1899
  • Chairman: Joan Laporta
  • Manager: Frank Rijkaard
  • League: La Liga
  • Stadium Information
  • Name - Camp Nou
  • City - Barcelona
  • Capacity - 98,000
  • Inauguration - 1957
  • Pitch size - 105 x 72 mts.
  • Other Facilities: La Masia

Statistics 2004/05

  • First Division
  • Position: 1st
  • Points: 85
  • Top Scorers: Eto'o - 25 goals
    Giuly - 11 goals
    Ronaldinho - 10

HONORS

  • Spanish first division: 17 - 1928-29, 1944-45, 1947-48, 1948-49, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1958-59, 1959-60, 1973-74, 1984-85, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1997-98, 1998-99, 2004-05
  • Spanish Super Cup: 6 - 1984, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2005
  • Spanish League Cup: 2 - 1983, 1986
  • King's Cup: 24 - 1909-10, 1911-12, 1912-13, 1919-20, 1921-22, 1924-25, 1925-26, 1927-28, 1941-42, 1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1956-57, 1962-63, 1967-68, 1970-71, 1977-78, 1980-81, 1982-83, 1987-88, 1989-90, 1996-97, 1997-98
  • Catalunya Cup: 5 - 1990-91, 1992-93, 1999-2000, 2003-04, 2004-05
  • Macaya Cup: 1 - 1901-02
  • Championship of Catalunya: 20 - 1904-05, 1908-09, 1909-10, 1910-11, 1912-13, 1915-16, 1918-19, 1919-20, 1920-21, 1921-22, 1923-24, 1924-25, 1925-26, 1926-27, 1927-28, 1929-30, 1930-31, 1931-32, 1934-34, 1935-36, 1937-38
  • Joan Gamper Trophy: 30 - 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Champions League: 1 -
  • 1991-92
    FC Barcelona 1 - 0 Sampdoria Goal by Ronald Koeman (111')
  • Inter-Cities Fairs Cup: 3 -
  • 1958
    FC Barcelona 6 - 0 London XI London XI 2 - 2 FC Barcelona
  • 1960
    FC Barcelona 4 - 1 Birmingham City Birmingham City F.C. 0 - 0 FC Barcelona
  • 1966
    Real Zaragoza 2 - 4 FC Barcelona FC Barcelona 0 - 1 Real Zaragoza
  • European Super Cup: 2 -
  • 1992
    Werder Bremen 1 - 1 FC Barcelona FC Barcelona 2 - 1 Werder Bremen
  • 1997
    FC Barcelona 2 - 0 Borussia Dortmund Borussia Dortmund 1 - 1 FC Barcelona
  • Cup Winners' Cup: 4 -
  • 1979 - FC Barcelona 4 - 3 Fortuna Düsseldorf
  • 1982 - FC Barcelona 2 - 1 Standard de Liège
  • 1989 - FC Barcelona 2 - 0 Sampdoria
  • 1997 - FC Barcelona 1 - 0 Paris Saint-Germain
  • Latin Cup: 2 - 1949, 1952
  • Eva Duarte Cup: 3 - 1948, 1952, 1953
  • Martini & Rossi Trohpy: 2 - 1952, 1953
  • Little World Cup: 1 - 1957
  • Teresa Herrera Trophy: 5 - 1948, 1951, 1972, 1990, 1993
  • Ramon de Carranza Trophy: 2 - 1961, 1962
  • Ciudad de Palma Trophy: 5 - 1969, 1974, 1976, 1980, 1981
  • Cup of the Pyrenees: 4 - 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913
  • Mediterranean League: 1 - 1937

Except for the Intercontinental Cup, Barca has won all known trophies, being one of only four clubs to have won all three major European trophies. It is the only team in Europe to have participated in European club competition in every season since 1955, and has never left the Spanish First Division since its beginning in 1928, along with cofounders Athletic de Bilbao and Real Madrid.

SUCCESSFUL MANAGERS

  • Josep Samitier, 1944-47
  • Fernando Daucik, 1950-54
  • Vic Buckingham, 1969-71
  • Ladislao Kubala 1962-63
  • Helenio Herrera, 1958-60
  • Terry Venables, 1984-87
  • Luis Aragones, 1987-88
  • Johan Cruyff, 1988-96
  • Bobby Robson, 1996-97
  • Louis Van Gaal, 1997-2000
  • Frank Rijkaard, 2003-present

TOP PLAYERS

  • Asensi
  • Amor-Bakero
  • Beguiristain
  • Cesar
  • Cocu
  • Cruyff
  • Deco
  • Luis Enrique
  • Eto'o
  • Ferrer
  • Figo
  • Guardiola
  • Kluivert
  • Koeman
  • Hans Krankl
  • Kubala
  • Larsson
  • Laudrup
  • Gary Lineker
  • Evaristo de Macedo
  • Maradona
  • Neeskens
  • Puyol
  • Quini
  • Ramallets
  • Rexach Riquelme
  • Rivaldo
  • Romario
  • Ronaldinho
  • Ronaldo
  • Sadurni
  • Samitier
  • Saviola
  • Schuster
  • Sergi
  • Allan Simonsen
  • Sotil
  • Stoitchkov
  • Urruti
  • Valdes
  • Velasco Zamora
  • Zubizarreta
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