I am not Xavi's replacement, says new Barca recruit Arda Turan
I am not Xavi's replacement, says new Barca recruit Arda Turan

Barcelona`s new midfield playmaker Arda Turan has no intention of trying to fill the boots of club legend Xavi following the decorated Spaniard`s departure for Qatar at the end of last season.

Defeated Argentina's search for elusive final key continues
Defeated Argentina's search for elusive final key continues

Former Argentina and Chile coach Marcelo Bielsa says you learn more from defeat than victory.

Injuries won't change my game, says England's Jack Wilshere
Injuries won't change my game, says England's Jack Wilshere

Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere will continue with his all-action displays despite considering a calmer approach to matches following a string of injuries.

Cristiano Ronaldo tops football`s marketing charts
Cristiano Ronaldo tops football`s marketing charts

Cristiano Ronaldo remains Europe`s and the world`s most marketable footballer known by more than 80% of people around the world, according to a study released Thursday.

UEFA Champions League final: Juventus vs Barcelona - As it happened...
UEFA Champions League final: Juventus vs Barcelona - As it happened...

Barcelona became European champions for the fifth time after beating Juventus 3-1 in Berlin. With that, Luis Enrique's side also completed a treble, second for the club. Barca's title winning season was driven by Messi and Neymar - both scoring 10 goals in the campaign, and Luis Suarez. For Juventus, it's their sixth runners up finish, and probably Buffon will never win it.

Andres Iniesta expects to be fit for final
Andres Iniesta expects to be fit for final

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta has played down concerns he could miss Saturday`s Champions League final with a calf problem picked up in last weekend`s Copa del Rey final win over Athletic Bilbao.

Xavi aims for perfect send off with Champions League win
Xavi aims for perfect send off with Champions League win

 Barcelona midfielder Xavi raised the King`s Cup aloft alongside Andres Iniesta in his final appearance at the Camp Nou on Saturday and now victory in the Champions League would make it a perfect send-off for the club legend.

Five facts from Barcelona`s title-winning season
Five facts from Barcelona`s title-winning season

Barcelona sealed their 23rd La Liga title on Sunday thanks to Lionel Messi`s winner in a 1-0 victory at Atletico Madrid.

Juninho suggests Pogba should join Barcelona not PSG
Juninho suggests Pogba should join Barcelona not PSG

Retired Brazilian star Juninho has advised young French and Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba to not consider a move back to Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) but to join his Serie A side's Champions League final rivals Barcelona.

Real Madrid, Barcelona players threaten strike in TV row
Real Madrid, Barcelona players threaten strike in TV row

Spanish football stars from teams including Barcelona and Real Madrid threatened on Thursday to go on strike from May 16 to demand fairer distribution of riches from television broadcast rights.
 

Messi, Suarez among other Barcelona players to undergo dope tests
Messi, Suarez among other Barcelona players to undergo dope tests

A list of 10 players from Spanish football club FC Barcelona including Argentine striker Lionel Messi and Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez underwent drug tests on Friday conducted by European football's governing body, the UEFA, the club said.

Back? I was never away, says Barca's Andres Iniesta
Back? I was never away, says Barca's Andres Iniesta

 Andres Iniesta will always be a hero to Barcelona and Spain fans but some had started to question whether the 30-year-old`s best days were behind him.

Neymar hailed by Brazil media
Neymar hailed by Brazil media

Footballer Neymar was hailed in Brazil as Paris Saint-Germain's 'executioner' after his two goals against the French outfit guaranteed Barcelona's passage into the Champions League semifinals.

Barcelona's Andres Iniesta likely to miss Valencia game
Barcelona's Andres Iniesta likely to miss Valencia game

Leaders Barcelona will almost certainly be without Andres Iniesta for Saturday`s La Liga game at home to Valencia as he has not recovered sufficiently from a bruised pelvis, coach Luis Enrique said on Friday.

Spain look to continue with generational change in Dutch friendly
Spain look to continue with generational change in Dutch friendly

Spain football team coach Vicente Del Bosque will hand his fringe players the chance to show what they do when they face the Netherlands in a friendly, which has become more than just a friendly on Tuesday night.

Manchester City tie more important than Clasico: Andres Iniesta
Manchester City tie more important than Clasico: Andres Iniesta

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta believes his side`s Champions League last 16 meeting with Manchester City is more important in the context of their season than a potentially decisive La Liga clash with Real Madrid on Sunday.

La Liga: Barcelona march four points clear at the top
La Liga: Barcelona march four points clear at the top

Barcelona ensured they will be at least a point clear of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga when they host their arch rivals in next weekend’s ‘Clasico’ after Lionel Messi struck twice in a 2-0 win at Basque minnows Eibar on Saturday.

La Liga Gameweek 24 Preview: Barcelona target perfect 12 ahead of Manchester City trip
La Liga Gameweek 24 Preview: Barcelona target perfect 12 ahead of Manchester City trip

Barcelona can move to the top of La Liga for the first time since early November when they look to stretch their winning run to 12 games against Malaga on Saturday.

Barca can win trophies despite transfer ban, says Andres Iniesta
Barca can win trophies despite transfer ban, says Andres Iniesta

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta is confident that despite their transfer ban the team has the depth to win trophies as they start the new year with a trip to face Real Sociedad on Sunday hoping to keep the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid.

Luis Suarez happy in Lionel Messi's shadow, angry at racist label
Luis Suarez happy in Lionel Messi's shadow, angry at racist label

Luis Suarez is unconcerned at being overshadowed by Lionel Messi’s scoring feats at Barcelona but remains angry about being labelled a “racist” and a “cheat” in England.