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 coach doesn`t rule out further signings

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique hasn`t ruled out the possibility of making further signings before the end of August.

Pique renews with Barca, sees return to top

Gerard Pique extended his Barcelona contract by four years on Monday, praising new coach Luis Enrique and predicting their return to the top after a season with no silverware.

First goal key for Barca against Atletico - Martino

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino believes his side need to score first if they are to overcome Atletico Madrid at a fifth time of asking in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday.

Travel sickness concerns Barcelona boss Martino

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino admitted he is worried about his side`s shocking away form since the turn of the year after they slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Valladolid on Saturday.

Barca boss admits decisions off-Song in Sociedad loss

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino took responsibility for a failed tactical experiment as his side suffered a 3-1 defeat away to Real Sociedad to fall three points behind Real Madrid at the top of La Liga.

Messi makes first start on injury return

Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi will make his first start of 2014 after being included in Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino`s starting line-up for the second-leg of their Copa del Rey last 16 tie away to Getafe.

Messi ready for return to Barca starting line-up

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino could put Lionel Messi back into the starting lineup for the King`s Cup game against Getafe on Thursday as he continues to ease him back from injury.

Puyol won’t be retiring this season - Barca coach

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino has poured cold water on a report that suggested captain Carles Puyol was considering retiring at the end of the season due to a string of injuries.

Barca boss Martino relishing Pellegrini clash

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino has said he is looking forward to facing fellow South American Manuel Pellegrini after his side were drawn against Manchester City in the Champions League last 16 on Monday.

Coach claims Fabregas` heart still at Barca despite Man Utd advances

Barcelona coach has claimed that Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas wants to stay at the club despite offers from other clubs coming his way.

Chelsea threaten Guardiola`s Midas touch

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola is in danger of tarnishing his reputation as the man with the Midas touch when the holders seek to overturn a 1-0 deficit against Chelsea in Tuesday`s Champions League semi-final second leg at the Nou Camp.

Guardiola fined 15,000 euros for calling ref a liar

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has been fined 15,000 euros (USD 20,130) by the Spanish football federation (RFEF) for accusing a referee of lying, the Spanish champions said on Tuesday.

Guardiola fined 15,000 euros for calling ref a liar

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has been fined 15,000 euros (USD 20,130) by the Spanish football federation (RFEF) for accusing a referee of lying, the Spanish champions said on Tuesday.

Guardiola future at Barca clouded by uncertainty

Barcelona have won all six competitions they have contested since Pep Guardiola took charge 18 months ago but the 38-year-old coach has yet to reveal whether he will extend his contract beyond this season.

Guardiola future at Barca clouded by uncertainty

Barcelona have won all six competitions they have contested since Pep Guardiola took charge 18 months ago but the 38-year-old coach has yet to reveal whether he will extend his contract beyond this season.

Italians clear Guardiola in doping case

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has been cleared in a long-running doping saga, the Italian Olympic Committee said in a statement on Tuesday.

Italians clear Guardiola in doping case

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has been cleared in a long-running doping saga, the Italian Olympic Committee said in a statement on Tuesday.

Guardiola doping case reopened by Italians

Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola`s acquittal over a 2001 drugs ban has been appealed by Italy`s anti-doping prosecutor, the country`s Olympic Committee (CONI) said on Friday.

Guardiola doping case reopened by Italians

Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola`s acquittal over a 2001 drugs ban has been appealed by Italy`s anti-doping prosecutor, the country`s Olympic Committee (CONI) said on Friday.