Albacete Balompie’s Carlos Javier Acuna in action in February. Photograph: Mateo Villalba/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

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FC Barcelona have sacked head coach Ernesto Valverde, and will replace him with Quique Setien. Photograph: EPA

Quique Setien was named as Barcelona’s new manager late on Monday, tasked with the job of restoring the club’s iconic passing style, but the appointme(...)

Patrick O’Connell (centre) sits on the bench during his time with Barcelona. He lead an exhibition tour to Mexico in 1937 which helped save the club.   Photograph: FCB

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