Forums / The Stands: Intelligent Footy Debate
Order: Newest / Oldest
FC Barcelona - The Rigors Of Being The Best Football Club In The World
4 years ago
Well written. You could also add these though the list:

1) Marcelo dived a penalty against us in the second La Liga Clasico last seaosn which ended 1-1
2) We didn't get a clear penalty against Arsenal in the 2nd leg after a clear foul by Djourou
3) Van Persie could have been sent off earlier when he intentionally hit Dani Alves's face
4) Somehow Koscielny didn't get second yellow after he conceded that penalty
Mt1234 (Bolton Wanderers) 4 years ago
Good job. You should be a lawyer. Quality work
Ash2bd (Barcelona) 4 years ago
While talking/writing about barca(specially after a good barca game or season), I don't know why some die-hard blind fans of other teams always sound like saying "the rest of the players of other teams in the world are all angels". No one can deny that there are and always have been some play-actors players in every team.

And there have always been bad refereeing-decisions from what teams got benefited or harmed for years. But when it comes to commenting on Barca, haters always talked like barca always get benefited, while the true fact is that barca have been denied fair judgement much more times, the current season is the very recent example. They always sound like their preferred teams are never benefited from bad decisions from referees, so untrue. Show me a single team which never got benefited by bad refereeing, I bet there is none.

Maybe it depends on ones personality and character of ignoring the greater good picture (beautiful passing game in case of barca) and of emphasizing on some bad things. NO matter HOW great something IS, THEY always SEE OR WANT TO SEE IT WITH negative intention AND approach. To them, please don't be haters. Try to appreciate the real beauty and to enjoy your lives with open heart
UDECHILE (Univ de Chile) 4 years ago
I'm scared
UDECHILE (Univ de Chile) 4 years ago
Ahem (on a more serious note), you do realize every single club in the world can make a case like this.... With just as many videos and just as many dubious calls called agaisnt them. I don't feel more sorry about barca with this article (I'm not a fan, but I'm not a hater also, I enjoy watching them play) buuuuuuuut (of coarse) this article is extremely biased and one sided. Yes, you are the best club in the world, you can go ahead and gloat, you have the results, but please, show a little humility and stop this unnecesary banter
TheBarcaShow (Footytube Staff) 4 years ago
This wasn't meant to be bias to say that the world is against Barca. It is just there to say that the allegations that they get favoured by the referee isn't true.

There has been so much s**t about Barca being tossed around the site that it really is necessary but the eyes of the ones who need to see this won't ever reach this article
Sn3kyn00b (Arsenal) 4 years ago
This article is necessarily one-sided, because every second person in the world knows how Barca "always has the big decisions go their way"...
Franky4fingers (Barcelona) 4 years ago
Haha This article is biased? This article is supposed to be in defence of Barcelona against "biased" allegations of preferential treatment by referees. What would you like me to do? We all know Barcelona has got lucky decisions which has been plastered all over the internet by disgruntled fans whose teams end up at the receiving end. The point here is, when you make allegations like the one above me (every second person in the world knows how Barca "always has the big decisions go their way") you have to look at this list and remember Barca gets hosed by refs too. As an Arsenal fan this person won't remember Messi's disallowed goal and Djourou's penalty shout but he clearly remembers RVP's red card. That is bias
Sn3kyn00b (Arsenal) 4 years ago
Franky, the point of it being in quotation marks was to make out that that's what everyone says. Of course I remember Van Persie's red card; how could I not? But I don't forget Messi's disallowed goal. I completely forgot Djorou's penalty shout though, it's been a while. This article isn't biased, it's just one-sided because it's a necessary defence that isn't often spruiked to the public.... I didn't understand the UDC person's comments because of course every team has situations like this, it's just that the majority of decisions that go against Barca are not viewed
Sn3kyn00b (Arsenal) 4 years ago
Believe me, I freaked the s**t when he scored the disallowed goal, because I don't think he looked to be offside when Pedro took the shot. I don't get to go to matches because I live in Australia, though, so obviously I couldn't be there in person, and the camera angle for the replay is not the best imo...

Kick4Life - changing lives through football