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.

Barcelona lifted by Andres Iniesta return before derby
Barcelona lifted by Andres Iniesta return before derby

 Barcelona have been boosted by the successful return from injury of talismanic playmaker Andres Iniesta as they prepare to host city rivals Espanyol in La Liga on Sunday.

Andres Iniesta back in training with Barca before Sevilla clash
Andres Iniesta back in training with Barca before Sevilla clash

Barcelona`s Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta was back in training on Thursday as he continues his recovery from a calf strain.

Andres Iniesta sidelined for three weeks due to calf injury
Andres Iniesta sidelined for three weeks due to calf injury

FC Barcelona's 1-3 defeat to Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Saturday night continues to exact a heavy toll on the Catalan club with news filtering in Monday that midfielder Andres Iniesta will be out of action for three to four weeks.

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta sidelined by calf injury
Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta sidelined by calf injury

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta could miss next week`s La Liga clash with Celta Vigo and the Champions League tie against Ajax Amsterdam after injuring himself against Real Madrid on Saturday.

El Clasico: Real Madrid, Barcelona set to deliver yet another classic
El Clasico: Real Madrid, Barcelona set to deliver yet another classic

In the next couple of hours, sporting world will be taken by a certain El Clasico and the noise emanating from the historic Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. Inside the cauldron, possibly two of the greatest clubs in the world – Barcelona and Real Madrid – will try to something more than just winning the game and brownie points.

Sergi Samper the latest gem from Barcelona production line
Sergi Samper the latest gem from Barcelona production line

One thing that has stood out during the early stages of Luis Enrique`s stint as Barcelona coach is the faith he is placing in recent graduates from the club`s famed "La Masia" academy.

Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu sidelined by ankle injury
Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu sidelined by ankle injury

Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu has a right ankle problem and missed training on Wednesday, as Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta and Thomas Vermaelen continued their recuperation from injury, the La Liga club said.

Barca welcome back Neymar, lose Iniesta
Barca welcome back Neymar, lose Iniesta

Brazilian star Neymar will make his first appearance of the season when Barcelona travel to face Villarreal on Sunday, but the Catalans will have to do without the injured Andres Iniesta.

Barca need to play like they did in 2008, Iniesta says

Barcelona are looking to recapture the kind of form they hit when former coach Pep Guardiola, the club`s most successful manager, took over in 2008, midfielder Andres Iniesta said on Friday.

`Biting` again could cost Luis Suarez 3m pounds from Barcelona pay

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez, in controversies over biting Italian defender, will lose 3 million pounds of his 10 million pounds-a-year salary if he tries to bite another opponent.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Spain thrash sorry Australia 3-0

Strikers David Villa and Fernando Torres scored on Monday to help give deposed champions Spain a comfortable consolation win after a miserable World Cup when they beat Australia 3-0.

Losses bitter pill to swallow: Iniesta

Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta was annoyed after his team’s second consecutive loss that got them eliminated from the FIFA World Cup.

Spain mourns end of era for weary heroes

Spanish newspapers and football fans on Thursday mourned the end of an era for their national team after the world and European champions crashed out of the World Cup in a humiliating 2-0 beating by Chile.

Is Spain`s elimination the end for tiki-taka?

Spain`s elimination from the World Cup by Chile not only spelt the end for one of the greatest national teams, but also threatened the demise of an entire footballing philosophy.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Champions Spain face do-or-die World Cup date

Defending champions Spain could be knocked out of the World Cup Wednesday if they crash and burn against Chile at the Maracana stadium, the spiritual home of the Brazilian game.

Iniesta rallies Spain for Chile combat

Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta says that the defending champions must ready themselves for a fight when they tackle Chile in Wednesday`s make-or-break World Cup encounter in Rio de Janeiro.

Iniesta to visit India in August to promote his wine brand

Spanish superstar and World Cup winner Andres Iniesta in all likelihood will visit India in the month of August to promote his wine brand in some of the select cities and also meet a clutch of Bollywood stars.

Spain press mourns World Cup `catastrophe`

Spanish newspapers today bemoaned the "humiliation" and "catastrophe" of world champions Spain`s 5-1 battering by the Netherlands in their opening World Cup match in Brazil.

Spain stalwarts not finished yet, says Del Bosque

Spain coach Vincente del Bosque fired an ominous warning on Thursday to any critics suggesting the dominance of his world and European champions could be about to end.