Andres Iniesta

Barcelona hammer Sevilla to win 30th Copa del Rey

Barcelona hammer Sevilla to win 30th Copa del Rey

Messi scored once and Suarez twice before half-time at the Wanda Metropolitano, with the sublime Andres Iniesta and Philippe Coutinho later compounding Sevilla's humiliation in Barca's 5-0 win.

Apr 22, 2018, 10:03 AM IST
Andres Iniesta says Barcelona future uncertain

Andres Iniesta says Barcelona future uncertain

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta remains unsure whether he will leave Barcelona this season to move to China. The 33-year-old playmaker last week told local media he had an offer from a Chinese club and said a decision had to be taken on his future before the end of April. 

Mar 22, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
Rafael Nadal considered 'ideal boss' in Spanish survey

Rafael Nadal considered 'ideal boss' in Spanish survey

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal is the sports personality most Spaniards would like to have as their boss, according to a report published by a human resource company.

Mar 20, 2018, 19:49 PM IST
Andres Iniesta back in training ahead of Chelsea Champions League clash

Andres Iniesta back in training ahead of Chelsea Champions League clash

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta, who has been sidelined with a hamstring injury, trained on Monday ahead of Wednesday´s Champions League second leg against Chelsea. 

Mar 12, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
Andres Iniesta injury worries Barcelona ahead of Chelsea clash in Champions League

Andres Iniesta injury worries Barcelona ahead of Chelsea clash in Champions League

Barcelona`s Champions League tie against Chelsea is poised on a knife edge but the Catalans will have to cope without their inspirational captain Andres Iniesta, the man who has pedigree when it comes to beating the Blues.

Mar 06, 2018, 18:36 PM IST
Barcelona stay calm after seeing unbeaten run end

Barcelona stay calm after seeing unbeaten run end

Lionel Messi missed a penalty as the Catalans lost 1-0 away to local rivals Espanyol in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.

Jan 19, 2018, 13:43 PM IST
Andres Iniesta savours Barcelona's Stamford Bridge return

Andres Iniesta savours Barcelona's Stamford Bridge return

Iniesta's last-gasp equaliser eight years ago after Chelsea had been denied a series of penalty claims by Norwegian referee Tom Henning Ovrebo allowed Barca to reach the final on away goals as they completed the club`s first ever treble of Champions League, La Liga and Copa del Rey.

Dec 14, 2017, 00:01 AM IST
La Liga: Injured Andres Iniesta joins Samuel Umtiti on the sidelines

La Liga: Injured Andres Iniesta joins Samuel Umtiti on the sidelines

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta will miss Tuesday`s Champions League meeting with Sporting Lisbon, the Catalan giants confirmed on Sunday.

Dec 03, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
Andres Iniesta eyes FIFA World Cup finale with Spain

Andres Iniesta eyes FIFA World Cup finale with Spain

Barcelona midfielder Iniesta, 33, signed a first ever "contract for life" with the Catalan giants last week.

Oct 13, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta signs lifetime contract with La Liga club

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta signs lifetime contract with La Liga club

Iniesta, 33, has been at Barcelona since he was 12 years old, making his professional debut in 2002. He is the club's second all-time leading appearance maker behind Xavi Hernandez, playing 633 games and scoring 54 goals.

Oct 06, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
Spain replace injured Alvaro Morata, Andres Iniesta, Dani Carvajal for World Cup Qualifiers against Albania

Spain replace injured Alvaro Morata, Andres Iniesta, Dani Carvajal for World Cup Qualifiers against Albania

Lopetegui also has the task of calming tensions around the squad in the wake of Gerard Pique`s statement that he will retire from international football if Lopetegui or the Spanish Football Federation deem his defence of an independence referendum for Catalonia problematic.

Oct 03, 2017, 00:15 AM IST
Barcelona teammates urge Neymar to resist temptation of moving to Paris Saint-Germain

Barcelona teammates urge Neymar to resist temptation of moving to Paris Saint-Germain

Defender Gerard Pique feels that Neymar doesn't know what to do and so the teammates are all helping him make the right decision.

Jul 29, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
Barcelona eye return to top in Copa del Rey final rehearsal; Real Madrid to face Osasuna

Barcelona eye return to top in Copa del Rey final rehearsal; Real Madrid to face Osasuna

Barcelona had to survive a second leg onslaught from Atletico Madrid in midweek to make a fourth straight final.​

Feb 10, 2017, 11:51 AM IST
Barcelona sack director Pere Gratacos over controversial comments on Lionel Messi

Barcelona sack director Pere Gratacos over controversial comments on Lionel Messi

Barcelona`s response demonstrates the current sensitivity surrounding Messi as club is hoping to tie the 29-year-old to a long-term contract.

Jan 14, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
Luis Suarez insists Lionel Messi must be handed new contract for Barcelona

Luis Suarez insists Lionel Messi must be handed new contract for Barcelona

Messi proved the match-winner once again as he scored from a free-kick for the third time, 11 minutes from time to edge out Bilbao.

Jan 12, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Copa del Rey: Nine-man Athletic Bilbao stun Barcelona by 2-1 in last-16

Copa del Rey: Nine-man Athletic Bilbao stun Barcelona by 2-1 in last-16

Two goals in three first-half minutes from Aritz Aduriz and Inaki Williams put the hosts in command.

Jan 06, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta keen to extend Camp Nou stay beyond 2018

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta keen to extend Camp Nou stay beyond 2018

Barcelona recently reached a deal to extend the contract of Uruguay striker Luis Suarez to June 2021.

Dec 26, 2016, 16:06 PM IST
La Liga: Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi script Barcelona win over Espanyol 4-1, moves closer to Real Madrid in points

La Liga: Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi script Barcelona win over Espanyol 4-1, moves closer to Real Madrid in points

Barcelona ends Espanyol's 10-game unbeaten run, to move to within three points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid.

Dec 19, 2016, 09:11 AM IST
FIFA Player of The Year Award: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi head 23-man shortlist

FIFA Player of The Year Award: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi head 23-man shortlist

Atletico Madrid and France forward Antoine Griezmann, a Champions League and 2016 Euro finalist, is a contender.

Nov 04, 2016, 22:55 PM IST
Barcelona stalwart Andres Iniesta out for two months with knee injury

Barcelona stalwart Andres Iniesta out for two months with knee injury

The referee immediately signalled for assistance and the 32-year-old was carried off the pitch in evident pain.

Oct 23, 2016, 19:46 PM IST