Cristiano Ronaldo's aggression must be punished: Neymar
Cristiano Ronaldo's aggression must be punished: Neymar

Barcelona striker Neymar says players are often provoked, but must expect punishment if they retaliate as Cristiano Ronaldo did during Real Madrid's 2-1 win at Cordoba.

Life easy next to Lionel Messi, says Neymar
Life easy next to Lionel Messi, says Neymar

 Brazilian star Neymar has given four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi the credit for his upturn in form during his second season with Barcelona.

Former Argentina international Riquelme retires from football
Former Argentina international Riquelme retires from football

Former Argentina midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme has called time on his football career at the age of 36.

La Liga: Gareth Bale nets winner as Cristiano Ronaldo sent off, Barcelona hit six against Elche
La Liga: Gareth Bale nets winner as Cristiano Ronaldo sent off, Barcelona hit six against Elche

Gareth Bale scored a late winner from the penalty spot after Cristiano Ronaldo had been sent off for the ninth time in his career as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Cordoba 2-1 on Saturday.

Luis Enrique brushes off concern about Suarez form
Luis Enrique brushes off concern about Suarez form

Barcelona are not concerned about Luis Suarez`s lack of goals in his first few months in Spain and are confident the Uruguay forward will rediscover his scoring touch soon, coach Luis Enrique said on Friday.

Real Madrid top football rich list for 10th straight year
Real Madrid top football rich list for 10th straight year

Spain's Real Madrid have emerged as the world's richest football club for the 10th straight year in the annual Football Money League published by accountants Deloitte, with a revenue of $639 million.

Real Madrid snap up teen sensation Martin Oedegaard
Real Madrid snap up teen sensation Martin Oedegaard

Real Madrid have beaten off fierce competition from Europe`s other top clubs to sign 16-year-old Norwegian wonderkid Martin Oedegaard from Stroemsgodset, the Spanish giants confirmed on Thursday.

Lionel Messi hands Barcelona slender Cup lead over Atletico Madrid
Lionel Messi hands Barcelona slender Cup lead over Atletico Madrid

Lionel Messi struck five minutes from time to hand Barcelona a vital 1-0 lead heading into the second leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final with Atletico Madrid.

Chelsea eye Juan Cuadrado but Fiorentina keep price at 35m
Chelsea eye Juan Cuadrado but Fiorentina keep price at 35m

Chelsea are preparing a bid for Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado although La Viola would not sell the Colombian for less than 35m euros ($40million), reports in Italy said Wednesday.

Barcelona evoke 1997 Cup thriller before Atletico clash
Barcelona evoke 1997 Cup thriller before Atletico clash

Barcelona have sought inspiration from one of their greatest King`s Cup nights as the players prepare for their quarter-final, first leg at home to Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.

We need to improve, both attack and defence: Luis Enrique
We need to improve, both attack and defence: Luis Enrique

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique Monday said his side needs to put up an improved display to remain in contention for the Spanish title.

Cristiano Ronaldo can overtake Lionel Messi to win more Ballon d'Or: Zinedine Zidane
Cristiano Ronaldo can overtake Lionel Messi to win more Ballon d'Or: Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane insists that Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has more to give in the future and will end up winning more Ballon d'Or titles than rival Barcelona star Lionel Messi.

Lionel Messi a class above all season, insists Barcelona boss
Lionel Messi a class above all season, insists Barcelona boss

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique hailed Lionel Messi`s consistent brilliance this season after the Argentine took his tally to 28 goals in 27 games with a hat-trick in a 4-0 win away to Deportivo la Coruna on Sunday.

Lionel Messi hat-trick keeps Barcelona in sight of Real Madrid
Lionel Messi hat-trick keeps Barcelona in sight of Real Madrid

Lionel Messi struck a stunning hat-trick to ensure Barcelona maintained the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 4-0 win away to Deportivo la Coruna to cut the gap at the top to one point.

Real Madrid see off Getafe thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo double
Real Madrid see off Getafe thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo double

Real Madrid moved four points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring either side of a Gareth Bale strike in a 3-0 win at Getafe on Sunday.

Bojan Krkic strike sees Stoke beat Leicester
Bojan Krkic strike sees Stoke beat Leicester

Bojan Krkic produced a touch of class to score the only goal of the game as Stoke won 1-0 away to Leicester on Saturday to leave the Foxes rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table.

Crisis will return with a bad result: Luis Enrique
Crisis will return with a bad result: Luis Enrique

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has laughed off suggestions the club have come through an institutional crisis thanks to their best performance of the season to beat Atletico Madrid 3-1 last weekend.

Yaya Toure unsure about future in Manchester City
Yaya Toure unsure about future in Manchester City

Yaya Toure has again thrown his future into doubt by claiming he doesn't know if he will still be a Manchester City player next season.

Big guns ready to fire as La Liga reaches halfway point
Big guns ready to fire as La Liga reaches halfway point

The Spanish football season reaches its halfway point this weekend with a crucial set of matches that could prove to be important tests for the top three teams in the La Liga points table.

La Liga: Barca hope calm continues in pursuit of Madrid
La Liga: Barca hope calm continues in pursuit of Madrid

After staving off a full blown institutional crisis with victory over La Liga champions Atletico Madrid last weekend, Barcelona will be hoping their best performance of the season proves to be a turning point in their campaign.