Barcelona Stars Take Public Transport On Frantic Trip To Osasuna (Video)

Ollie Irish

7th, December 2010

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By Ollie Irish

Barcelona were forced to make a four-hour dash to Pamplona to fulfil their Liga fixture at Osasuna on Saturday evening. Barca officials were convinced the game would be called off because of the air traffic controllers’ strike in Spain, but the Spanish Football Federation told Barca at the eleventh hour that they would forfeit the points if they failed to turn up. Not the red-carpet treatment the Catalan club is used to.

So Pep Guardiola’s side had to take a train to Zaragoza before making the final 200km journey to the Reyno de Navarra

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  1. Montesquieu says:

    Don’t care for Barcelona but that’s a dick move by the Spanish FA. Should at least have given them more time.

    Anyway, this story reminds me of Spartak Moscow when they had to take the metro to get to their champions league encounter a few years back, because of massive traffic above ground.

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