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# barcelona - Yesterday’s News


# barcelona - Saturday 24 September, 2016

No Messi, no problem as rampant Barcelona thrash Sporting Gijon

Sporting Gijon were unable to halt a rampant Barcelona in the 5-0 loss, despite Luis Enrique’s team being without Lionel Messi.

# barcelona - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Argentina manager critical of Barcelona's treatment of Lionel Messi

Barcelona could do more to prevent Lionel Messi from picking up injuries, says Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza.

Iniesta: 'I would reject Pep to finish my career at Barcelona'

The mercurial midfielder’s contract at Camp Nou expires in 2018 and he is hoping to agree an extension.

'To lose Messi, means that football loses' - Barca boss bemoans injury setback

The Argentina star is out with a groin strain for a few weeks.

# barcelona - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Joey Barton under investigation after allegedly betting on Celtic match

The Scottish Football Association is looking into claims that the midfielder gambled on the Bhoys’ Champions League loss to Barcelona.

# barcelona - Sunday 18 September, 2016

From One dead and 14 injured after explosion in Spanish seaside resort Barcelona

One dead and 14 injured after explosion in Spanish seaside resort

Two of the injured are in a serious condition.

# barcelona - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Celtic weren't the only ones on the receiving end of a hammering from Barcelona this week Unplayable This post contains videos

Celtic weren't the only ones on the receiving end of a hammering from Barcelona this week

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar were all on target as Barca thrashed Leganes this afternoon.

# barcelona - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

From Irish tourists among those injured in Barcelona bus accident Spain

Irish tourists among those injured in Barcelona bus accident

The Department of Foreign Affairs has yet to be contacted by any Irish citizens in relation to the incident.

'That's why he's the best player of all time... He is total football'

Luis Enrique says Barcelona star Lionel Messi is history’s greatest player because he can adapt to any role in the team.

# barcelona - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Messi hat-trick hands Celtic their biggest ever European defeat

The Catalan giants thrashed the Hoops 7-0 in their Champions League Group C clash at the Nou Camp.

As it happened: Barcelona v Celtic, Champions League

We were also keeping an eye on the rest of tonight’s games including PSG v Arsenal.

# barcelona - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Ronaldo: 'Xavi has not won a single Ballon d'Or... I have won three'

The Real Madrid has hit back at the ex-Barcelona midfielder following his comments this week.

# barcelona - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Barcelona suffer shock defeat to newly-promoted Alaves Upset This post contains videos

Barcelona suffer shock defeat to newly-promoted Alaves

The La Liga champions lost ground on Real Madrid as they slumped to a 2-1 loss tonight.

# barcelona - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Wilfried Zaha has potential to play for Barcelona, says Pardew

The Crystal Palace boss thinks very highly of the 23-year-old winger.

# barcelona - Monday 5 September, 2016

Injury puts Messi in doubt for Champions League tie with Celtic

The Argentina striker aggravated a groin injury while on international duty.

# barcelona - Thursday 1 September, 2016

'I thought Barcelona interest was a joke'

'I thought Barcelona interest was a joke'

Jasper Cillessen admitted he was surprised to hear of the La Liga club’s interest.

# barcelona - Friday 26 August, 2016

Zidane brushes aside Pique's Champions League jibe

The defender indicated Real Madrid were the beneficiaries of a fortuitous draw.

# barcelona - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Ronaldo beats Bale and Griezmann to Best Player in Europe award

Lionel Messi was well down the pecking order by his standards, in fifth.

# barcelona - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Luis Suarez scored another hat-trick yesterday and these stats show he is in the form of his life

The Barcelona striker just can’t stop scoring.

'The beginning of an agreement': Bravo misses Barcelona training as City switch looms

Pep Guardiola’s summer transfer business is almost done.

Luis Enrique marvels at 'near perfect' Barcelona

The Spanish champions opened their campaign in impressive style.

# barcelona - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Liverpool warm up for the new Premier League season by thrashing Barcelona

Barcelona’s hopes of claiming the International Champions Cup were shot to pieces by a rampant Liverpool side.

From Five members of "Pink Panther" gang who stole €330 million in jewels arrested Jewel Thieves

Five members of "Pink Panther" gang who stole €330 million in jewels arrested

Police say it took the thieves less than a minute to rob a store of jewels worth €400,000.

Mourinho hits out at football's 'Mother Teresas'

The Manchester United manager has praised the Premier League for embracing the madness unlike other leagues.

# barcelona - Friday 5 August, 2016

Lionel Messi snubbed for UEFA Best Player in Europe Award final nominations

The winner will be announced on 25 August, the day of the draw for the Champions League group stage.

# barcelona - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

New Argentina boss Bauza planning to persuade Messi out of international retirement

The Barcelona star can expect a visit from Gerardo Martino’s replacement.

# barcelona - Monday 1 August, 2016

Messi is better than Pele and Maradona, says Pope Francis

The San Lorenzo supporter was not shy when quizzed on football’s greatest player.

# barcelona - Sunday 31 July, 2016

'Lionel Messi lacking Diego Maradona's personality'

Arrigo Sacchi says the Barcelona star is not one of Argentina’s two best-ever players.

# barcelona - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Messi cuts short holiday and he (and his new blonde hair) could now feature in Dublin friendly

The Catalan giants head for a training camp in England next week, before playing Celtic at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

# barcelona - Saturday 16 July, 2016

'Barcelona move reduced me to tears'

The 22-year-old wants to force his way into the team’s starting line-up immediately.

# barcelona - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Barcelona sign second Frenchman in as many days as Lucas Digne arrives from PSG

The 22-year-old full-back, who spent last season on loan at Roma, joins in a deal that could be worth €20.5million.

# barcelona - Saturday 2 July, 2016

From A Spanish fertility clinic that plays music to foetuses has bought a surgery in Kildare Health

A Spanish fertility clinic that plays music to foetuses has bought a surgery in Kildare

The Clane Fertility Clinic is going to start using the technique to help the IVF process.

# barcelona - Friday 1 July, 2016

It looks like Neymar is going nowhere: New Barca deal will see his buyout clause reach €250m

Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid were reportedly keen to sign the Barcelona attacker.

Man City complete signing of €16.5M Spain forward Nolito

Pep Guardiola has strengthened his Manchester City squad with the signing of Nolito.

# barcelona - Monday 27 June, 2016

Dani Alves completes Juve move after 8-year Barca spell that yielded 23 trophies

The Brazilian attacking defender is heading to Italy after signing a deal with the Serie A champions.

# barcelona - Friday 17 June, 2016

'He hasn't won anything, hasn't given joy to supporters': Brazil legend slams 'idiot' Neymar

Rivelino isn’t happy with the Barcelona star.

# barcelona - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Ronaldo named the world's highest-paid athlete for the first time

Lionel Messi, LeBron James and Roger Federer were next in line.

# barcelona - Friday 3 June, 2016

Messi compared to 'crime boss' at tax fraud trial

Mario Maza, the state attorney representing tax authorities in the trial, is seeking a prison sentence of 22 and a half months for the footballer.

# barcelona - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

'It would be an injustice if Iniesta finishes his career without the Ballon d'Or'

His Copa del Rey masterclass earned him the 28th trophy of his career, but he has always been in Leo Messi’s shadow when it comes to individual awards.

# barcelona - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Barca launch appeal to Madrid courts against Catalan flag ban for Copa final

“The legal basis of the appeal presented is the violation of the fundamental right to freedom of expression.”

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