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Puyol, Bartra adds to Barca’s injury problems ahead of Real Madrid clash

Carles Puyol Injured

Brazilian full-back Adriano looks set to play as centre back for Barcelona in their Copa del Rey final clash against Real Madrid as captain Carles Puyol and Marc Bartra were unable to train with the rest of the squad today. Puyol, who leaves the club at the end of the campaign due to ongoing injury […]

Barca’s title hopes dashed by Granada loss

Barcelona loses again

Barcelona’s La Liga title hopes suffered a huge blow as they lost 1-0 at Granada on Saturday to slip to a second consecutive defeat. Algerian Yacine Brahimi scored the only goal of the game after 16 minutes as Barca failed to find a way past the inspired Orestis Karnezis in the Granada goal. Just three […]

Barca club members approve $827mn Camp Nou makeover

Barcelona's football club president Josep Maria Bartomeu

A 600 million euro ($827 million) project to renovate Barcelona’s Camp Nou stadium has been given the green light by the club’s members after a referendum on Saturday. More than 72 percent of the 37,535 votes went in favour of the project, however there was an extremely low turnout of just 31.65 percent of those […]

FIFA slams Barcelona with transfer ban

FIFA hits Barcelona with transfer ban

FIFA has banned Spanish giants Barcelona from buying or selling players for the next two transfer windows for breaches of rules for signing under-age players. FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee found Barcelona and the Spanish Football Association (RFEF) guilty of making illegal deals. As well as a ban on transfers which will effectively last one year, FIFA […]

Messi treble sees Barca past Real Madrid in 7goal thriller

Lionel Messi, Neymar celebrate after a goal

Barcelona moved to within a point of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga as they twice came from behind thanks to a Lionel Messi hat-trick to edge a thrilling El Clasico 4-3 at the Santiago Bernabeu. The sides went in level 2-2 at half-time as a record 19th goal against Madrid from Messi […]

Messi thrashes Barca’s goal scoring record

Messi: goal scoring  history for Barca

Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi has become Barcelona’s all-time leading goalscorer, including friendlies and unofficial matches, after a double against Osasuna on Sunday. The Argentine already held the club record for goals in official matches, but has now scored 370 goals for the Catalans in all to overtake Paulinho Alcantara who scored […]

Ronaldo extends Real Madrid lead

Ronaldo: Has done it again for Madrid

Real Madrid moved six points clear at the top of La Liga as Cristiano Ronaldo’s 39th goal of the season handed them a hard-fought 1-0 win away to Malaga. Ronaldo made the breakthrough with a resounding finish from the edge of the area midway through the first-half and was only denied from adding to his […]

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