Ronald Koeman

Five issues to address for Barcelona's new coach

A 1-0 defeat by Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday left Barca ninth in La Liga, six points off the top four after winning only two of their last seven league games. 

published on : 29th October 2021

Barcelona begin life without Koeman at home to struggling Alaves

Barca B coach Sergi Barjuan will be in charge at Camp Nou after Koeman's sacking was confirmed on Wednesday night following a 1-0 defeat by Rayo Vallecano at Vallecas. 

published on : 29th October 2021

Koeman gone, Barcelona shops for coach with Xavi as favorite

Former midfielder Xavi Hernández, who for years has been linked to a return to the club he helped lift to its greatest heights as a player, appears to be the leading candidate.

published on : 28th October 2021

Will Xavi replace Ronald Koeman as Barcelona manager?

Here are three leading candidates to become Koeman’s successor at Camp Nou.

published on : 28th October 2021

Struggling at 9th place in La Liga, Barcelona fire coach Ronald Koeman

Koeman has been under constant pressure after a poor start to the team’s first season without Messi in nearly two decades.

published on : 28th October 2021

La Liga: Luis Suarez deepens Barcelona crisis, beat Atletico Madrid beat Catalan side 2-0

Barcelona president Joan Laporta had said a few hours before kick-off that Koeman would continue as coach 'regardless of the result' at the Wanda Metropolitano.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman says rumors of firing 'probably true'

The top names linked to replacing Koeman are led by former Barcelona star Xavi Hernández, Italy great Andrea Pirlo and Belgium coach Roberto Martínez.

published on : 1st October 2021

Koeman on the brink as Barcelona face Griezmann and Atletico Madrid

The 3-0 defeat by Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday left Koeman's team at the bottom of Group E and struggling to make the knock-out stages.

published on : 1st October 2021

After Bayern, now Benfica hand Barcelona 3-0 defeat in UCL

It is the first time since 2000 that Barcelona have lost back-to-back group games in the Champions League, which was also the last time the club failed to make the tournament's knock-out stage.

published on : 30th September 2021

Not the Barcelona we know: Benfica loss leaves Ronald Koeman on brink at Camp Nou

Barcelona have won only once in their last five games -– but also performances, which have been increasingly devoid of creativity or identity.

published on : 30th September 2021

Lionel Messi was 'tyrant' during training, says Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman

The Argentina star raised the bar at the Camp Nou club as he developed into one of the greatest to ever play the game before departing to join Paris Saint-Germain this year.

published on : 24th September 2021

La Liga: Pressure mounts on Ronald Koeman as Cadiz hold Barcelona

Frenkie de Jong was sent off in the 65th minute at the Ramon de Carranza stadium but holding on for a draw will earn little credit for Koeman, who was also shown a red card in injury-time.

published on : 24th September 2021

Gerard Pique alongside Luuk de Jong in attack, Barcelona manage to salvage point against Granada

Ronald Araujo, another central defender, was also thrown into the attack as Barca sent in 54 crosses in search of an equaliser.

published on : 21st September 2021

Heat on Koeman as Barca drift creates concern over loss of identity

Barcelona have made a solid start in La Liga and for now, the hope is an upturn will postpone bigger, and more expensive, decisions until later. 

published on : 17th September 2021

With Lionel Messi in team, opponents were more scared of Barcelona, admits Ronald Koeman

FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman on Saturday admitted that the Blaugrana club is less feared without Lionel Messi.

published on : 22nd August 2021
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