Thomas Vermaelen takes plaudits after debut Barca goal
Thomas Vermaelen takes plaudits after debut Barca goal

 Barcelona coach Luis Enrique was clearly delighted with Thomas Vermaelen`s debut goal for the club on Saturday and said he was not surprised the Belgium defender was finally coming good after a long struggle with injury.

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique defends referees despite four-match ban
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique defends referees despite four-match ban

Spanish champions FC Barcelona's defender Gerard Pique may be serving a four-game ban following his sending off in Spanish Super Cup, but defended the supervision standards of the Spanish referees on Tuesday.

Gerard Pique denies insulting linesman
Gerard Pique denies insulting linesman

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has denied using abusive language towards a linesman that saw him sent-off in his side`s Spanish Super Cup defeat to Athletic Bilbao and could see him banned for the first four La Liga games of the season.

Spanish Super Cup: Athletic Bilbao hold Barcelona to end 31-year trophy drought
Spanish Super Cup: Athletic Bilbao hold Barcelona to end 31-year trophy drought

Athletic Bilbao claimed their first trophy in 31 years as they held onto a commanding 4-0 first leg lead against 10-man Barcelona to win the Spanish Super Cup 5-1 on aggregate.

Vicente del Bosque urges Spanish unity before Belarus game
Vicente del Bosque urges Spanish unity before Belarus game

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has called for "unity" before Sunday`s Euro 2016 qualifier in Belarus after defender Gerard Pique was given a hostile reception by some La Roja fans in Leon this week.

Vicente del Bosque upset at Gerard Pique being booed during Spain win
Vicente del Bosque upset at Gerard Pique being booed during Spain win

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque said on Friday he was upset to see FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique booed by a section of fans as Spain defeated Costa Rica 2-1 in Leon on Thursday.

Barcelona's Gerard Pique dreaming of perfect season
Barcelona's Gerard Pique dreaming of perfect season

Gerard Pique says Barcelona will have achieved a perfect season if they beat Juventus in Saturday`s Champions League final, and thus match the feats of Pep Guardiola`s 2009 treble-winning side. 

Barca target second leg of treble in home Cup final
Barca target second leg of treble in home Cup final

Barcelona can move another step closer to just the second treble in the club`s storied 115-year history when they host Athletic Bilbao at the Camp Nou in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday.

La Liga title reward for a fantastic season: Gerard Pique
La Liga title reward for a fantastic season: Gerard Pique

FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes the La Liga title is a just reward for his side after a brilliant 2014-15 season.

La Liga title reward for a fantastic season: Gerard Pique
La Liga title reward for a fantastic season: Gerard Pique

FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes the La Liga title is a just reward for his side after a brilliant 2014-15 season.

Gerard Pique eyes `historic` Madrid final
Gerard Pique eyes `historic` Madrid final

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has welcomed the prospect of facing eternal rivals Real Madrid for the first time in a Champions League final in Berlin early next month.

Champions League: Gerard Pique delighted with Barcelona's win over Bayern Munich
Champions League: Gerard Pique delighted with Barcelona's win over Bayern Munich

Spanish football club FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique was delighted with the 3-0 win at home against Bayern Munich which sees his side take a huge strike towards qualifying for the Champions League final.

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.

La Liga: Valencia test leaves Barcelona no time to bask in Paris joy
La Liga: Valencia test leaves Barcelona no time to bask in Paris joy

Barcelona have little time to rest on their laurels after a stunning victory over Paris Saint-Germain in midweek as the Catalans quest for a treble continues when Valencia visit the Camp Nou on Saturday.

Barca need to rediscover defensive solidity for title charge
Barca need to rediscover defensive solidity for title charge

Barcelona need to rediscover the defensively solidity that has underpinned their championship charge alongside their sharp attack after an error by Gerard Pique in the drawn match against Sevilla reduced their lead to two points at the top of La Liga.

Barca's Luis Enrique riding high on Celta return
Barca's Luis Enrique riding high on Celta return

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique returns to Celta Vigo`s Balaidos stadium on Sunday looking to consolidate a four-point advantage at the top of La Liga against the team he led successfully last season before taking over at the Nou Camp.

Real Madrid, Barcelona have 50-50 chance to win El Clasico: Gerard Pique
Real Madrid, Barcelona have 50-50 chance to win El Clasico: Gerard Pique

FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique insisted on Saturday that his team and Real Madrid have an equal chance of winning Sunday’s La Liga blockbuster match - the "El Clasico".

Barcelona set to move four points clear in Eibar visit
Barcelona set to move four points clear in Eibar visit

FC Barcelona have the chance to move four points clear at the top of the La Liga table and continue to pile pressure on Real Madrid when they face SD Eibar at the Ipurua Stadium here on Saturday.

Gerard Pique`s parking ticket row ends in court
Gerard Pique`s parking ticket row ends in court

A Spanish judge hit Barcelona star Gerard Pique with a heavy fine on Wednesday after the 2010 World Cup winner lost his temper and insulted two traffic police.

Barca's Gerard Pique fined for abusing police over parking ticket
Barca's Gerard Pique fined for abusing police over parking ticket

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique was fined 10,500 euros ($11,740) by a Spanish judge on Tuesday for abusing police after the car he was travelling in was given a parking ticket.