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Unoffical F.C Barcelona Site FAQ. -first draft-

-i'll translate this FAQ to Catalan and Spanish, other languages, you could help me: dani@aiind.upv.es-

Questions:

1. History:

1.1 When was Barça born?

1.2 Who founded Barça?

2. Players:

3. Barça fixtures, calendar...:

3.1 When does Barça play at home?

3.2 Will they play when I'm there?

4. Contacts.

4.1 How can I contact the players?

4.2 How can I contact the club?

5. Getting tickets for matches.

5.1 How can I get tickets abroad?

5.2 Where do they sell tickets at Barcelona?

5.3 What are the prices?

6. On Holiday, visiting Barcelona.

6.1 Where is the stadium? How do I get there?

6.2 What can I see there?

1. History:

1.1 When was Barça born?

Barça was born on the 22nd of October, 1899 when Joan Gamper inserted what would become a historic note in the 'Los Deportes' newspaper. But it wasn't until thr 29th of November that they held a reunion at the 'Gimnasio Soler' where it would be officially founded. There the first Barcelona directors were elected, being Gualteri Wild the first presindent.

1.2 Who founded Barça?

Joan Gamper the man that was behind the first meetings.

2. Players:

3. Barça fixtures, calendar...:

3.1 When does Barça play at home?

It usually plays once every two weeks and also once every two weeks if there is Champion's League, but also when they play the Cup.

3.2 Will they play when I'm there?

I don't know, you should look the official schudle at the Proffesional League. Remember that it the match is broadcast on t.v it could change from Sunday to Saturday.

4. Contacts.

4.1 How can I contact the players?

This page promises to send your mail to the players, if you try please tell me if it worked out.

4.2 How can I contact the club?

This is the mail address:

F.C Barcelona
Avda Aristides Maillol, s/n
Palau Blaugrana
08028 Barcelona

5. Getting tickets for matches.

5.1 How can I get tickets abroad?

If you don't know anybody at Barcelona you may try contacting any travel agency wich does trips to Barcelona, also look for any 'Penya' near your town, they have easier access to tickets.

5.2 Where do they sell tickets at Barcelona?

Some days before the match they sell at the box offices near the stadium. There you will find resellers willing to sell you tickets -one trick: on unimportant matches, you can find cheaper tickets as the match aproaches to its start or even it's being played-.

5.3 What are the prices?

Prices 98-99 -in pesetas-

Place Price A Price B Price C Price D
Tribuna 14000 9500 9900 7000
Lateral 3º Grad. 10000 7000 6000 4000
Gol 3º Grad. 6900 4600 3600 2500
General 4700 3200 2500 2000

Price A: Champions League and Liga against R. Madrid, Deportivo, Espanyol and At. Madrid.
Price B: Liga against Valencia, Zaragoza, Ath, Bilbao, R.sociedad and Betis.
Price C: Liga against Mallorca and Tenerife.
Price D: Rest of Liga matches

6. On Holiday, visiting Barcelona.

6.1 Where is the stadium? How do I get there?

The 'Camp Nou' is at what is called 'Zona Universitaria'. I'm not from Barcelona so try the maps at the Barcelona City Hall, they also have bus amps and timetables.

6.2 What can I see there?

The stadium is the main attraction by itself, but also the 'Museu del Barça' the 2nd most visited museum in Catalonia. With the ticket you can also visit the stadium.

This are the official prices:

Museum visit + Stadium Visit + FUTBOLART Expo
Monday to Saturday : 10 - 18.30h
Tickets:
Socios: free -with I.D-
Adults: 475 pesetas.
Until 13: 350 pesetas
Penyas: 350 pesetas
Special prices for groups.


If you have new questions, suggestions, etc. Mail me: dani@aiind.upv.es