UEFA announced on Monday afternoon that the UEFA Women’s Champions League will have a new anthem and logo for the 2021/22 season.
Victor Valdés as FC Barcelona U19 coach (Image credits: Getty Images) Victor Valdés, the former goalkeeper of Barça & former Juvenil A coach is very close to returning to the reins of FC Barcelona again, under the Laporta presidency. During the presidential campaign, Valdés had sided with Laporta & had shown his desire to come back to the club in a new, rejuvenated role. Also, to mention, the former Spaniard had taken over the Juvenil A (U19 Barça youth team) in 2019, but a few months following into his job, he was let go by the then academy director Patrick Kluivert due to some disagreements within the club. Valdés initially wasn’t sure about the club’s offer as his desire was to
FC Barcelona has fired CEO Òscar Grau after his tenure from 2016-2021 (Image credits: FC Barcelona) Joan Laporta has released Òscar Grau from the position of CEO, according to Mundo Deportivo. As the club looks forward to restructuring the board under their new president, Ferran Reverter will be appointed the new CEO replacing Grau, who had been holding the position since 2016 since Joseph Bartomeu’s presidency. Òscar Grau, who was a player in the handball section from 1984-1995, at first managed as the director of FCB Escholes in 2015 before he was appointed the general executive directorial role in 2016 under Bartomeu. At 56 years of age, his contribution towards the clubs’ betterment has been positive & is been appreciated by
Image Source: Getty Images Patrick Kluivert, Albert Soler & Gómez Ponti have been informed to leave the current FC Barcelona board as the newly elected president Joan Laporta looks forward to rebuild the club ahead. With the club’s decision affixed Kluivert will not continue as director of La Masia next season. The Dutchman has been informed that his stint as a director ceases to exist from June this year. Kluivert arrived in 2019 intending to preserve the youth & build a future for La Masia. Alongside manager Xavi Vilajoana he worked with major renovations for the club’s benefit. Soler arrived at FC Barcelona in 2014 to manage the Institutional Relations at the club as a director and in 2015 assumed the Directorate of