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Lionel Messi and Luis Enrique had words but are friendly, says Gerard Pique

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique shed some light on the reported rocky relationship between manager Luis Enrique and star man, Lionel Messi, during an interview with the Spanish radio show El Partido de las 12. The two were understood to have … Continue reading

Messi, Suarez and Neymar doubling numbers of Ronaldo, Bale and Benzema

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez

Barcelona’s front three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar (MSN) have doubled the production of Real Madrid forwards Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo (BBC) so far in 2015. During this latest stretch, Barcelona’s MSN have scored 24 … Continue reading

Villarreal pose a serious threat to Barcelona’s Copa del Rey aspirations; 2pm ET kickoff

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Most fans would assume the winner of the Copa del Rey quarter-final between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona would go on to be the clear favorite for the remainder of the Spanish cup competition. And after Barcelona defeat Atletico over two … Continue reading

Espanyol threatens strike over Spanish television money

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Speaking after the announcement of the Premier League’s massive new broadcast deal, Espanyol president Joan Collet has hit out at the uneven split of television money in Spanish football. The current arrangement in Spain sees each club negotiate their own deal … Continue reading

Luis Suarez’s workrate pleases Barcelona despite goal drought

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Speaking ahead of his side’s Copa del Rey semi-final against Villarreal tomorrow, Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has praised under-fire striker Luis Suarez for his contributions to the team. The Uruguayan’s lack of goals for La Blaugrana has been constant;y harped on by … Continue reading

Antoine Griezmann reveals why he snubbed Barcelona

Posted on by Peter Quinn

In an interview with French television, Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has revealed why he turned down an offer from Barcelona earlier in his career. The January player of the month in La Liga told RTL that the Catalan club initially approached … Continue reading

Lionel Messi and Luis Enrique harmony benefits Barcelona

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique claims his side’s recent form has nothing to do with the reported fall-out between himself and Lionel Messi following La Blaugrana’s 1-0 defeat to Real Sociedad during the first week of January. Speaking after La Blaugrana’s … Continue reading

Date and time for second El Clasico set for late March

Posted on by Peter Quinn

The Spanish multimedia communications group Mediapro - which owns the television rights to La Liga – has announced the date and time for this season’s second installment of El Clasico. The company reserves the right to move high-profile matches and adjust kick-off … Continue reading

Barcelona forward Pedro may leave at end of season due to club’s lack of continuity

Posted on by Peter Quinn

During a recent press conference, Barcelona forward Pedro expressed that while he is focused on helping the La Liga side until the end of the season, the 27-year-old may leave La Blaugrana due to a lack of continuity at the club. The … Continue reading

Watch Messi, Suarez and Neymar star in new Barcelona commercial [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

Barcelona superstars Leo Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar star in a brand-new commercial from FC Barcelona and Qatar Airways as the trio of players, along with their teammates, travel around the world and get up to a whole lot of … Continue reading

Barcelona president named in tax fraud probe regarding Neymar signing

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Earlier today, Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu was named a suspect in a tax fraud probe regarding the signing of Brazilian striker Neymar. A national court judge accepted the request of a state prosecutor to include Bartomeu in the ongoing investigation … Continue reading

Barcelona’s Dani Alves future still in limbo as player’s agent admits interest from clubs

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Barcelona right-back Dani Alves is out of contract with the Catalan side at the end of the season. The Brazilian full-back was free to negotiate with other clubs at the start of the January window, but has thus far elected to stay … Continue reading

The Greatest Teams – FC Barcelona 2008-2009

Posted on by Saad Rashid

FC Barcelona (4-3-3) Valdes, Alves, Puyol, Pique, Abidal, Toure, Xavi, Iniesta, Messi, Eto’o, Henry In Pep Guardiola’s first season in charge of Barcelona, they claimed a treble by winning La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the UEFA Champions League. … Continue reading

Referee who showed Arda Turan a yellow card for boot throw suspended for two weeks

Posted on by Peter Quinn

The referee who showed Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan a yellow card for throwing his boot at a linesman during the Copa del Rey quarter-final on Wednesday has been suspended for two weeks. While Turan escaped further sanction from the … Continue reading

Diego Simeone credits Barcelona’s recent form to arrival of Luis Suarez

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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone admitted it was his decision to play “with less ambition” during the second half of yesterday’s Copa del Rey quarter-final second leg at the Vicente Calderon. The Argentine boss acknowledged that his side were second-best … Continue reading

How to watch Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona on US TV and Internet

Posted on by Alex Muller

Barcelona plays Atletico Madrid today in the second leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-final, holding a 1-0 aggregate lead from last Wednesday’s match. Kickoff time is 3pm ET/Noon PT, and this match — just like yesterday’s Chelsea-Liverpool game — promises to … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid attempt to reverse history against Barcelona

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Atletico Madrid heads into the second leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final against Barcelona today trailing 1-0. Los Colchoneros have never beaten the Catalan club over a two-legged tie after losing the initial away match. The timing of tonight’s … Continue reading

FC Barcelona announces USA/Mexico summer tour

Posted on by Ben Rosener

Barcelona is coming to America. Or, rather the Americas, as the Catalan club announced they will tour the United States and Mexico this summer. The Blaugrana have been down this road before with preseason trips across the Atlantic in 2003, … Continue reading