Barcelona suffer shock defeat to Levante

Barcelona suffered a shock 2-1 defeat in the first leg of their Copa Del Rey last-16 tie at Levante. Early goals from Erick Cabaco and Borja Mayoral were enough to give Levante victory over the defending champions. But a late penalty from Philippe ...

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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Messi absence no excuse for Barcelona loss, says Suarez

Lionel Messi being rested was not the reason why Barcelona slipped to a 2-0 loss away to Sevilla in Wednesday's Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg, says Luis Suarez. Messi, who came off the bench to help Barca beat Leganes in La Liga at the weekend, ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

'I do not regret' resting Messi - Valverde defiant after Barcelona defeat

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde insisted he had no regrets over his decision not to play Lionel Messi despite his side's 2-0 Copa del Rey loss at Sevilla. Messi was rested for the first leg of the quarter-final on Wednesday at Sevilla's Estadio Ramón ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Copa del Rey: Barcelona suffer loss but late goal boosts second-leg hopes

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Friday, January 11, 2019

LIVE Transfer Talk: Barcelona offer Chelsea £38m plus Malcom for Willian

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Barcelona legend reveals his desire to become coach

The Spaniard recently moved away from his boyhood club to join Japanese side Vissel Kobe, but his love for all things Barcelona isn't going away any time soon. In fact, Iniesta has revealed to Mundo Deportivo, that he may even wish to manage the ...
Saturday, December 22, 2018

Barcelona eyeing possible Luis Suarez successor

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Saturday, December 22, 2018

अगले कुछ दिनों में यहां जाने से बचें, अमेरिका ने बता दी संभावित आतंकी हमले की जगह

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Saturday, December 22, 2018

Barcelona confirm further 'conservative treatment' for Samuel Umtiti

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Saturday, December 22, 2018

Magical Messi the difference between Barcelona and mediocrity

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Monday, December 17, 2018

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Messi, 31, netted the opening goal which proved to be the 106th of his Barcelona career, overtaking Ronaldo's tally of 105 for Real Madrid. In the process, the Argentine took top spot on the list of players with the most goals for a single club in the ...
Thursday, November 29, 2018

Messi a man on a mission to bring the Champions League back to Barcelona

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

More Messi magic seals Barcelona victory at PSV

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Barcelona v Tottenham: Mauricio Pochettino believes Spurs can win

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

La Liga: Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde defends Ousmane Dembele ahead of ...

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

Atletico Madrid v Barcelona - plus Copa final delayed after attack on Boca bus

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona LIVE: Goals, score and latest updates plus ...

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Messi named in Barcelona squad for Inter clash

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Sunday, November 4, 2018

Messi called-up for Inter-Barcelona despite no medical go-ahaed

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

Vallecano vs Barcelona: Latest score and goal updates from Estadio Vallecas

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

Barcelona's late comeback denies Rayo, Bayern Munich held by Freiburg

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Luis Suarez hits hat-trick as Barcelona blow away Real Madrid

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Luis Suárez and Barcelona leave Madrid floundering again in clásico

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Monday, October 29, 2018

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Lionel Messi signs fan's huge tattoo of Barcelona star; joins 'bad body art' club

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Ernesto Valverde Rests Lionel Messi Against Bilbao But Barcelona Drop More Points

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Messi demands better from Barcelona defence after Bilbao draw

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Barcelona Are Frustrated But Not a One-man Team, Says Lionel Messi

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

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Barcelona, Real Madrid lose on the same day for the first time since 2015

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Barcelona shocked by last-place Leganes

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Stunned! Barcelona Lose to Last-Place Leganes, Real to Sevilla

First it was Barcelona. Then Real Madrid. Both Spanish league leaders were stunned Wednesday, with Barcelona losing 2-1 at last-place Leganes and Madrid falling 3-0 at Sevilla, marking the first time since 2015 that they lost on the same day. The ...
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Lionel Messi Hat-Trick Helps Barcelona Thrash PSV Eindhoven in Champions League

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick as Barcelona got off to a winning start in the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League by beating PSV Eindhoven 4-0 in Group B at the Camp Nou on Tuesday. Ousmane Dembele also got on the scoresheet as Barca underlined the ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

WATCH: Messi Hat Trick, Dembele Stunner Help Barcelona Coast By PSV

Barcelona's quest to return to European glory is off and running. Lionel Messi notched a hat trick–including an inch-perfect free kick–and Ousmane Dembele scored a stunner of his own in a 4-0 rout of Dutch champion PSV Eindhoven in their Champions ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Full-time: Barcelona 4-0 PSV Eindhoven

There's the final whistle and Barcelona have won their European opener behind three Messi goal and a fourth by Dembélé. The Argentinian becomes the first player in the Champions League history to register eight hat tricks in the competition.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Barcelona Reportedly Monitoring Sporting Starlet Jovane Cabral

Barcelona are reportedly keeping tabs on Sporting CP starlet Jovane Cabral after the youngster earned a place in their first-team plans this season. Cabral, 20, has been pushed into Sporting's senior side after several seasons in the B ranks, and O ...
Monday, September 3, 2018

Lionel Messi: Barcelona star reveals major regret from last season

Barcelona have strengthened their squad as they aim to improve on last season, with Malcom, Clement Lenglet, Arturo Vidal and Arthur all coming through the door. And having been dumped out of Europe early last season, Messi is hoping the new signings ...
Thursday, August 16, 2018

New Barca Star Lost For Words After Messi Link-Up

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Lionel Messi Makes Barcelona Champions League Promise Ahead of New Season

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Captain Messi promises to do 'everything possible' to guide Barcelona to the ...

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Lionel Messi Becomes Barcelona's Most Decorated Player Ever

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Ousmane Dembele, Marc-Andre ter Stegen lead Barcelona to Spanish Super Cup glory

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Barcelona Fight Back to Win Spanish Super cup Against Sevilla

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Messi wins 33rd title, becomes Barcelona's most decorated player

Lionel Messi won his 33rd title with Barcelona on Sunday to become the most successful player in the Catalan club's history. Barcelona beat Sevilla 2-1 in the Spanish Super Cup as Messi overtook Andres Iniesta, who had 32 titles when he left this ...
Monday, August 13, 2018

Super Cup hero Ousmane Dembele puts troubled Barcelona past behind him

Ousmane Dembele endured a problematic first season at Barcelona but after producing a special goal to win the Catalans the Spanish Super Cup, the Frenchman has started his second firing on all cylinders. Dembele rifled home a long-range strike on ...
Monday, August 13, 2018

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Rafinha set to stay at Barcelona despite Inter interest

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Barcelona rallies to win Supercup

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Monday, August 13, 2018

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Monday, August 13, 2018

How much has Lionel Messi won with Barcelona

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Monday, August 13, 2018

FC Barcelona News: 13 August 2018; Barcelona Win Super Cup, Lionel Messi ...

FC Barcelona won its 13th Spanish Super Cup after beating Sevilla in Tangier. Ernesto Valverde's men, who've been in eight of the last nine finals, didn't allow Pablo Machín's side time or space to build up any rhythm, and ended the match at the Stade ...
Monday, August 13, 2018

Barcelona fight back for win at the Spanish Super Cup

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Barcelona prevails after two late lapses against Tottenham

Two scrappy goals in two minutes Saturday night were enough for Tottenham Hotspur FC to earn a shootout against FC Barcelona in the International Champions Cup at the Rose Bowl. But the Spanish champions emerged victorious 5-3 on penalties after a ...
Sunday, July 29, 2018

Barcelona topple Tottenham on penalties after 2-2 draw

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Sunday, July 29, 2018

Barcelona topple Tottenham on penalties

PASADENA, United States, Jul 29 – Summer signing Arthur marked his Barcelona bow with a mouthwatering goal, as the La Liga champions beat Tottenham Hotspur 5-3 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in Pasadena, California. Both sides were without their big ...
Sunday, July 29, 2018

Tottenham vs Barcelona: Spurs struck down by yet more injuries in penalty ...

Due to his Espanyol affiliations, Mauricio Pochettino has always made it abundantly clear that he will never take the reins of city rivals Barcelona. What Pochettino would give for the strength in depth of the La Liga champions though, especially as ...
Sunday, July 29, 2018

Malcom scores winning spot-kick as Barcelona beat Tottenham on penalties

LOS ANGELES -- New signing Malcom scored the winning spot-kick on his Barcelona debut as the La Liga champions beat Tottenham on penalties following a 2-2 draw in the International Champions Cup on Saturday. The Brazilian rolled home from the spot ...
Sunday, July 29, 2018

Andre Gomes, Denis Suarez fly back to Barcelona with injuries

LOS ANGELES -- Andre Gomes and Denis Suarez will both return to Spain after picking up hamstring injuries in Barcelona's International Champions Cup game against Tottenham on Saturday. Both midfielders were withdrawn in the first half of the 2-2 draw ...
Sunday, July 29, 2018

FC Barcelona News: 29 July 2018; Barça kick off preseason with victory, Denis ...

Arthur inspired FC Barcelona with a super performance on his debut against Tottenham Hotspur (2-2, 5-3 on penalties), capped by a wonder goal. The young Brazilian midfielder made it 2-0 in the 28th minute, with a shot into the top corner from just ...
Sunday, July 29, 2018