Lionel Messi leads Barca from crisis club to champions
Lionel Messi leads Barca from crisis club to champions

A year that equals the best in Barcelona`s history, with La Liga in the bag and Champions League and Copa del Rey finals to come, couldn`t have started more inauspiciously.

Matt Le Tissier scoops new Bilbao ''one-man club'' award
Matt Le Tissier scoops new Bilbao ''one-man club'' award

Former England and Southampton forward Matt Le Tissier was honoured with a new "one-man club" award by La Liga`s Athletic Bilbao on Tuesday.

Valencia lose ground on Atletico after Bilbao reverse
Valencia lose ground on Atletico after Bilbao reverse

Valencia lost ground in the battle with Atletico Madrid and Sevilla for third place in La Liga when they conceded a late Aritz Aduriz equaliser in a bad-tempered 1-1 draw at Athletic Bilbao on Thursday.

Atletico too good for Moyes`s Sociedad
Atletico too good for Moyes`s Sociedad

 Atletico Madrid moved to within six points of La Liga leaders Barcelona thanks to a comfortable 2-0 win over David Moyes`s Real Sociedad on Tuesday.

David Moyes takes swipe at Premier League decline
David Moyes takes swipe at Premier League decline

Former Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes believes the dismal performances of Premier League clubs in Europe this season has exposed a decline in standards in the English top-flight.

New-look Valencia threaten La Liga elite
New-look Valencia threaten La Liga elite

Quietly and efficiently Valencia are building up steam under new owner Peter Lim and on Sunday face champions Atletico Madrid ready to fight for third place in La Liga.

Atletico Madrid title hopes fade with Sevilla draw
Atletico Madrid title hopes fade with Sevilla draw

Atletico Madrid missed the chance to close to within four points of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga after battling out a 0-0 draw at Sevilla on Sunday.

Pablo Piatti brace keeps Valencia on Champions League course
Pablo Piatti brace keeps Valencia on Champions League course

A quickfire Pablo Piatti double secured a 2-0 win for Valencia at home to Real Sociedad on Sunday that kept them on course to clinch a lucrative berth in the Champions League for next season.

Real Sociedad edge seven-goal thriller as Xabi Prieto strikes late
Real Sociedad edge seven-goal thriller as Xabi Prieto strikes late

A late header from Xabi Prieto earned Real Sociedad a 4-3 dramatic victory over Sevilla in a pulsating La Liga match on Sunday.

Barcelona good form not down to attitude change: Luis Enrique
Barcelona good form not down to attitude change: Luis Enrique

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has angrily denied claims by striker Lionel Messi that their hot run is down to a change in attitude.

Lionel Messi, Luis Enrique truce on shaky foundations
Lionel Messi, Luis Enrique truce on shaky foundations

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and coach Luis Enrique appear to have agreed an uneasy truce but hostilities could break out again if the Argentina forward`s form dips and the club stumbles as the season reaches a crucial stage.

Whistles again for Gareth Bale who fails to convince Real Madrid crowd
Whistles again for Gareth Bale who fails to convince Real Madrid crowd

Gareth Bale showed some exquisite touches for Real Madrid in their 4-1 victory over Real Sociedad on Saturday but was, once again, subjected to whistling from a section of the Bernabeu crowd.

Real, Atletico Madrid both win in La Liga
Real, Atletico Madrid both win in La Liga

Real Madrid remained on top of the Spanish Primera Liga after coming back from a goal down to defeat Real Sociedad 4-1 while rivals Atletico stayed in touch with the football league leaders with a 3-1 win over Eibar.

Ronaldo-less Madrid too strong for Moyes`s Sociedad
Ronaldo-less Madrid too strong for Moyes`s Sociedad

 Real Madrid recovered from an awful start to move four points clear at the top of La Liga with a 4-1 win over Real Sociedad on Saturday.

Barcelona aim to keep good times rolling against Villarreal
Barcelona aim to keep good times rolling against Villarreal

FC Barcelona and Villarreal face each other Sunday evening in what is a dress rehearsal for the Kings Cup semi-final between the two sides.

Results change everything here: Xavi Hernandez
Results change everything here: Xavi Hernandez

FC Barcelona captain and Spanish midfielder Xavi Hernandez has said that his team should not be judged solely on results, contending that the Catalans did actually play well in the match they lost 0-1 to Real Sociedad at Anoeta stadium Jan 4.

David Moyes tests Real Madrid mettle without Cristiano Ronaldo
David Moyes tests Real Madrid mettle without Cristiano Ronaldo

David Moyes will face the biggest test of his brief spell in charge of Real Sociedad when the Basques visit Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

La Liga: Alvaro Negredo winner lifts Valencia up to third
La Liga: Alvaro Negredo winner lifts Valencia up to third

Former Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo came off the bench to score the winner as Valencia moved into third in La Liga thanks to a thrilling 3-2 win over Almeria on Saturday.

David Moyes`s Sociedad beaten at home by Rayo
David Moyes`s Sociedad beaten at home by Rayo

David Moyes`s unbeaten home record as Real Sociedad boss came to an end as former Manchester United striker Manucho handed Rayo Vallecano a 1-0 win at Anoeta on Saturday.

Lowly Basques Eibar outshining La liga heavyweights
Lowly Basques Eibar outshining La liga heavyweights

With just under half the La Liga season played, fans of tiny Basque club Eibar must be rubbing their eyes in disbelief to see their team seven points clear of regional heavyweights Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad.