Eric Abidal is making a good recovery following a liver transplant | Football | guardian.co.uk http://ow.ly/afqYK
'The Barcelona defender Eric Abidal is recovering well after a liver transplant, the club has said, although at the wishes of his family there will be no official statement on the success of the procedure for the time being'
Villa: “My leg is getting better and we are setting goals for my recovery” | FC Barcelona http://ow.ly/afr3r
Barça’s injured Spanish striker this morning climbed the nearby 3,00 foot mountain. La Mola, with teammate Sergio Busquets, Emili Ricart and Pepe Costa and is confident about his recovery
Welcome back, Ibrahim! | FC Barcelona http://ow.ly/afraK
Ibrahim Afellay received the news that he’s been eagerly awaiting for most of the season on Wednesday afternoon. The Club’s Medical Services gave the Dutchman medical clearance to play after being injured for 6 months and 21 days. The player is back in Josep Guardiola’s team ahead of the most decisive stretch of the season.
Iniesta closing in on 400 | FC Barcelona http://ow.ly/afre7
Andrés Iniesta will pretty soon play his 400th official game for Barça - most probably away to Levante on Saturday or at Stamford Bridge next week – as he now stands at 399 appearances for the Club. What a way to mark 400 it would be if he did it the Chelsea ground – where he scored perhaps the most famous of his 40 goals for the team.
Not only did Pep use a three-man defense that included Adriano, he even had Carles Puyol on the attack at times. Pep further risked exposing the squad by fielding four attackers. I cannot think of any other coach who would take such risks this late in the season.