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# 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.

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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

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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.”

# barcelona - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

'He could score a hat-trick for Stockport' - Ferguson on why Ronaldo edges Messi

It is a seemingly never-ending point of debate in football. Who is better: Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?

# barcelona - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Ramos: Barcelona are 'deserved winners' of La Liga

But the defender says Champions League glory would make Real Madrid’s season a success.

# barcelona - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Real pip Barca as football's most valuable club but Arsenal have entered the top 5

Eight English clubs feature in the top 20.

# barcelona - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Messi: 'It would hugely please Barca if Atletico beat Real in the Champions League final'

Lionel Messi has admitted everybody at Barcelona wants Real Madrid to finish the season empty-handed.

# barcelona - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Four for superb Suarez as Barca go back to the summit To The Four This post contains videos

Four for superb Suarez as Barca go back to the summit

Neymar and Lionel Messi were also on target for Luis Enrique’s side against Sporting Gijon.

# barcelona - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

'I get high on adversity' - Luis Enrique defiant despite Barca slump

The reigning champions have lost their last three matches in La Liga and their manager is relishing the challenge of turning their fortunes around.

Atletico Madrid defender speaks out on Suarez elbow

The Uruguay team-mates are no strangers to a tussle on the pitch.

# barcelona - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Valencia blow Spanish title race wide open as Barcelona lose 3 on the trot

The Catalan giants were handed a 2-1 defeat at the Camp Nou tonight.

# barcelona - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Leo Messi mired in worst Barca drought since 2010

The Barcelona talisman has not scored at club level for five matches, his worst run in six years.

# barcelona - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

As it happened: Atletico Madrid v Barcelona, Champions League quarter-finals

Barcelona took on Atletico Madrid, as they sought to consolidate their 2-1 first-leg lead.

# barcelona - Monday 11 April, 2016

Contract leak reveals Neymar guaranteed to make at least €45m from Barca spell

The Brazilian attacker netted a €1.7 million bonus last season after the Catalan giants won the treble.

# barcelona - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

As it happened: Barcelona v Atletico Madrid, Champions League quarter-final

Barcelona took on Atletico Madrid, with a place in the Champions League semis up for grabs.

# barcelona - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Zizou ‘happy with everything’ after victory over Barca

Real Madrid’s 2-1 El Clasico victory at Camp Nou left Zinedine Zidane “very proud” of his players.

# barcelona - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Acrobatic Benzema and cool Ronaldo finish gives 10-man Real win in Barcelona

‘The BBC’ overshadowed ‘MSN’ in a big way tonight.

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Camp Nou brilliantly paid homage to Johan Cruyff before El Clasico

A fitting tribute to the father of Barca football.

# barcelona - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Lionel Messi under fire for ‘humiliating’ boot donation

Member of Parliament and TV presenter Said Hasasin has responded furiously to the act.

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