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  • New Barcelona captain Lionel Messi

    Messi named Barcelona captain

    Lionel Messi has been confirmed as the new Barcelona captain, replacing departed club icon Andres Iniesta in the role.

  • Barca ease past self-destructing Roma

    Barcelona capitalise on two disastrous own goals by AS Roma to thrash the Italian side 4-1 at the Nou Camp on Wednesday.

  • Barca name Valverde as coach

    Barcelona name former Athletic Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde as the successor to Luis Enrique and he will take charge of the La Liga runners-up on a two-year contract with the option of a third.

  • Messi leads Barca to third King's Cup win in a row

    Lionel Messi and Neymar show their pedigree as Barcelona outclass a determined Alaves side 3-1 to win the King's Cup for a third successive year, allowing coach Luis Enrique to leave the club on a high.

  • Barca 'fully support' Messi after fraud sentence

    La Liga club Barcelona express their support for Argentine striker Lionel Messi and his father after the Spanish Supreme Court upheld their prison sentences over tax fraud charges, although neither are expected to go to jail.

  • Former Barcelona president Rosell arrested

    Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell is under arrest following a money laundering investigation related to image rights of the Brazilian national football team.

  • Valverde to take over Barcelona?

    Spanish media outlet El Correo reported on Sunday that Athletic Bilbao manager Ernesto Valverde has agreed to succeed Luis Enrique at Barcelona next season.

  • Messi sets another record with 15th Clasico goal in La Liga

    The records continue to tumble for Lionel Messi, with the Barcelona star now the leading goalscorer in El Clasico in La Liga after equalising against Real Madrid.

  • Messi's 500th wins Barca El Clasico

    Lionel Messi scores his 500th Barcelona goal with the last kick of the game in a thrilling 3-2 win at Real Madrid.

  • Neymar banned for 3 matches

    Barcelona's Brazilian superstar Neymar will miss a huge La Liga clash at Real Madrid on April 23 after being handed a three-game suspension, the Spanish federation said on Tuesday.

  • Barca fall to shock Malaga defeat

    Neymar was sent off as Barcelona suffered a shock 2-0 defeat at Malaga on Saturday that scuppered their hopes of going top of La Liga and handed control of the title race to leaders to Real Madrid.

  • The hairy hitman reaches half-century of goals

    Has Lionel Messi's beard sent the Barcelona star onto another level? The numbers seem to suggest so!

  • Real keep Barca in check

    Alvaro Morata scored twice as Real Madrid maintained a two-point lead over Barcelona at the top of La Liga by making light of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale's absence in a 4-2 win at Leganes.

  • Eldense coach arrested after 12-0 defeat

    Filippo di Pierro, the Italian coach of Spanish third division club Eldense, has been arrested as part of a corruption probe following his team's 12-0 defeat to Barcelona's B team, Spanish police said on Tuesday.

  • Enrique backs Gomes to come good

    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique insisted midfielder Andre Gomes will become a pillar of the Catalans' midfield after silencing his critics with his first goal for the club in a 4-2 win over Valencia on Sunday.

  • Barcelona to face Juventus in 2015 final repeat

    Barcelona were pitted against Italian champions Juventus in the Champions League quarter-final draw made on Friday to set up a repeat of the 2015 final which the Spanish side won 3-1.

  • Enrique blames Barca defeat on European exploits

    Coach Luis Enrique blamed Barcelona's shock 2-1 La Liga defeat at lowly Deportivo La Coruna on the exertions of their sensational midweek 6-1 Champions League win over Paris St Germain.

  • Barcelona suffer major setback

    Barcelona suffered a hangover from their remarkable Champions League comeback against Paris Saint-Germain as Alex Bergantinos's winner 16 minutes from time handed Deportivo la Coruna a famous 2-1 win on Sunday.

  • Thongs, underpants and midnight dips

    Few believed Barcelona could achieve the impossible against Paris Saint-Germain, including former German international and ex-Barcelona star Bernd Schuster.

  • Barca comeback will never be forgotten

    Barcelona's amazing 6-1 victory over Paris St Germain on Wednesday that sent them through to the Champions League quarter-finals will forever stay in the memories of supporters, coach Luis Enrique said.

  • Barca clinch miracle 6-1 triumph

    A goal in the fifth-minute of injury time from Sergi Roberto gave Barcelona a miracle 6-1 win over Paris Saint Germain to reach the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday in breathtaking style.

  • 'Football gave me wings'

    “It's Messi! Messi is the one I follow in football. I follow his delivery and his skills, and whenever I am on the field, I try to play like him,” she said. Her eyes were beaming with excitement as she spoke about her idol.

  • Barca target PSG ‘miracle’ after Messi-inspired rout

    Ivan Rakitic believes "a miracle" is possible when Barcelona attempt to overturn a 4-0 first leg deficit against Paris Saint-Germain in their Champions League last 16 tie on Wednesday.

  • Barca have resources to upset PSG but need belief

    Barcelona must believe in their ability to make history as the first Champions League team to overturn a 4-0 first-leg deficit when they line up against Paris St Germain at Camp Nou on March 8, captain Andres Iniesta said on Monday.

  • Iborra fires Sevilla to derby win

    Sevilla captain Vicente Iborra came off the bench to lead his side to a second-half comeback at fierce local rivals Real Betis on Saturday, assisting and scoring in a 2-1 win to provisionally take Jorge Sampaoli's side joint-top of La Liga.

  • Barca to open academy in southern China

    Barcelona will open a soccer academy in southern China this year in partnership with local developer Mission Hills Group, the La Liga club said on Friday.

  • Messi is happy at Barca: Bauza

    Lionel Messi could not be happier than at Barcelona, and can crown his status as an all time great by winning the World Cup with Argentina, national coach Edgardo Bauza told AFP on Wednesday.

  • Neymar to stand trial

    Neymar, Barcelona and Santos will stand trial on fraud and corruption charges over the transfer of the Brazilian forward after their appeals were turned down by Spain's High Court on Monday.

  • Messi rescues Barcelona

    Lionel Messi's late penalty saw bedraggled Barcelona scrape a 2-1 victory over Leganes on Sunday at a divided Nou Camp as the La Liga champions looked as if they had still not recovered from their harrowing midweek defeat to Paris St Germain.

  • Barca boos unhelpful: Luis Enrique

    Barcelona boss Luis Enrique labelled harsh treatment dished out to his players by Barca fans nonsensical as the Spanish champions squeezed past Leganes 2-1 on Sunday.