All five professional FC Barcelona teams have been enjoying impeccable seasons in Europe. Three of them, Barça Regal, Barça Alusport and the roller hockey team are already through to the finals, while the football and handball teams are competing at the quarter final stage with every chance of qualifying too.

Basketball team off to Istanbul

On Tuesday, Barça Regal made it through to their third Euroleague Final Four in four seasons and the fifth of the decade. They also did so as the only team not to be beaten more than once, as CSKA Moscow lost their second game at Bilbao Basket on Thursday. In four years under Xavi Pascual the team has qualified for the Final Fours in Berlin, Paris (where they won the club’s second Euroleague title), and now Istanbul (May 11 to 13).

First Final Four for Barça Alusport

Another team through to the European Final Four is Barça Alusport, this time for the first time in their history. The UEFA Futsal Cup will be played in Lleida from April 27 to 29. The draw will be made next Tuesday April 3 at half time in the Champions League quarter final between FC Barcelona and AC Milan. The other three participants are Marca Futsal, MFK Dynamo Moscow and Sporting Lisbon.

Cairo going for treble

This 2011-12 season will be the first Final Eight for Gaby Cairo at the helm of the Barça roller hockey team, who are used to appearing in the finals of a competition they have won nineteen times, most recently in 2009-10. Since the Argentinian took over the team, everything has been positive. They’re top of the OK Liga, have won the Spanish Supercup, and also their nineteenth Copa del Rey, and the one hundredth official title in total for the section.

Two out of two for Barça Intersport

Barça Intersport, meanwhile, are playing in the quarter finals of the Handball Champions League. They’re playing Copenhagen in late April and Xavi Pascual will be looking to take the team into the Final Four for the third time out of three since the new format was introduced. If they do qualify, Barça will be the only team to have appeared in all three editions, and will be looking to add to the eight European titles they have already won.

Guardiola eyeing semi finals

Finally, the football team drew 0-0 on Wednesday away to AC Milan in the first leg of their Champions League quarter final. Under Josep Guardiola, the club has always made it at least into the quarter finals of the competition and has appeared in two finals, 2008-09 in Rome and 2010-11 at Wembley, winning both, while in 2009-10 they were knocked out at the semi final stage by Inter Milan.

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