Shimon Peres tells Barcelona players they`re `messengers of peace`

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Sunday praised Lionel Messi and his fellow Barcelona stars as "messengers of peace" as they made a brief visit to Israel and the Palestinians territories.

Barca want to pay just £8.5m to get Fabregas

Barcelona`s plan to pay Arsenal just 8.5 million pounds for Cesc Fabregas has left the Gunners management unimpressed.

Lionel Messi wants Sergio Aguero at Barca

Spanish sources claim Lionel Messi is trying to convince his side, and Argentina team-mate Aguero, 23, to come together.

Barcelona mulling Roma offer for striker Bojan

Barcelona are considering an offer from AS Roma for their Spanish striker Bojan Krkic.

Barcelona one point from title after Espanyol win

Mighty Barcelona moved to within a point of a third successive Spanish league title with a 2-0 win over Espanyol in the Catalan derby.

Henry and Toure to leave Barcelona

Barcelona have agreed to sell France striker Thierry Henry and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure, the Spanish champions said.

Barca crush Depor to extend lead over Real to six

Barca took another step towards retaining their La Liga title when goals from Bojan Krkic, Pedro and Yaya Toure fired them to a 3-0 home win over Deportivo Coruna.

Weakened Barcelona to play Calderon roulette

Barcelona will protect their unbeaten La Liga record with a makeshift defence when they visit Atletico Madrid on Sunday (2000 GMT) for a fixture that traditionally produces a blizzard of goals.

Barcelona eye swift revenge against Sevilla

Barcelona have an immediate opportunity to avenge Wednesday`s Kings Cup loss to Sevilla when the two sides cross swords for the third time in 11 days at Camp Nou on Saturday.

Barca`s Keita out for three weeks with injury

Barcelona midfielder Seydou Keita will be out of action for about three weeks after damaging his right thigh muscle, the European champions said on their website on Saturday.

Barcelona sweating on fitness of Messi and Ibrahimovic

Barcelona are sweating on the fitness of star strikers Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, ahead of Sunday`s `Clasico` at home to Real Madrid.

Late Pique gaffe denies Barcelona victory

A disastrous stoppage-time own goal by Gerard Pique denied Barcelona the spoils in a 1-1 draw at Osasuna on Saturday as the champions saw their lead over Real Madrid cut to a single point.

Pedro wonder strike sends Barcelona top

A terrific strike from Pedro Rodriguez helped Barcelona equal their best ever start to a league season with a nervy 1-0 home victory over Almeria on Saturday.

Ibrahimovic fails to answer doubters

Zlatan Ibrahimovic ignored the predictable boos on his first return to Inter Milan on Wednesday without answering the skeptics who still doubt his ability to finally make a mark in Europe.

Inter and Barca battle to a goalless draw

Inter Milan and Barcelona fought out a scrappy 0-0 draw in their Champions League Group F opener on Wednesday with Samuel Eto`o and Zlatan Ibrahimovic failing to manage a shot on target against their former sides.

Mourinho reveals Inter’s starting XI For Barca clash

Inter coach Jose Mourinho has revealed his team for tomorrow`s high-profile Champions League fixture against Barcelona at a press conference on Tuesday.

Spain-Italy ties dominate Champions League draw

European champions Barcelona will quickly renew acquaintances with their former striker Samuel Eto`o when they begin the defence of their trophy at Inter Milan in their opening Champions League match next month.

Barcelona fights back for Supercup win in Bilbao

Barcelona came from behind to win 2-1 away to Athletic Bilbao in a colourful first leg of the Spanish Supercup, the traditional curtain-raiser of the Spanish season.

Do not regret quitting Barca for Real: Figo

Luis Figo was the subject of a highly controversial transfer in the summer of 2000, when he quit Barcelona for rivals Real Madrid for a then world record fee of €58,5m.

India end Barcelona sojourn with a win

Fit-again striker Sunil Chhetri converted a penalty as India wound up their Barcelona training tour on a winning note by beating Spanish third division side FC Santboia by a solitary goal in their fourth and final friendly game.