Champions League: More Lionel Messi history up for grabs as Barca visit APOEL
Champions League: More Lionel Messi history up for grabs as Barca visit APOEL

Fresh from becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in La Liga, Lionel Messi will have his sights on more history as he looks to repeat that feat in the Champions League when Barcelona visit APOEL Nicosia on Tuesday.

Lionel Messi `never imagined` breaking La Liga goal record
Lionel Messi `never imagined` breaking La Liga goal record

Lionel Messi thanked teammates and coaches past and present after becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in La Liga with a hat-trick in Barca`s 5-1 demolition of Sevilla on Saturday.

Lionel Messi breaks Liga record with hat-trick as Barca romp
Lionel Messi breaks Liga record with hat-trick as Barca romp

Lionel Messi became the all-time top goalscorer in La Liga history with a hat-trick as Barcelona swept aside Sevilla 5-1 on Saturday to remain two points adrift of league leaders Real Madrid.

Atletico Madrid beat Malaga 3-1 in La Liga
Atletico Madrid beat Malaga 3-1 in La Liga

Atletico Madrid closed to within a point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid when midfielder Tiago scored one goal and created another for Diego Godin in a 3-1 win for the champions at home to Malaga on Saturday.

 Lionel Messi equals La Liga scoring record
 Lionel Messi equals La Liga scoring record

Lionel Messi matched a 59-year-old record with his 251st La Liga goal to equal Telmo Zarra`s mark as the leading goalscorer in the history of the Spanish top flight.

La Liga: Athletic Bilbao rise to ninth thanks to dynamic Aritz ​Aduriz
La Liga: Athletic Bilbao rise to ninth thanks to dynamic Aritz ​Aduriz

Aritz Aduriz nodded the first goal and set up another as Athletic Bilbao beat Espanyol 3-1 to climb to ninth in La Liga on Friday.

Late kickoffs a culture shock for new Real Sociedad boss David Moyes
Late kickoffs a culture shock for new Real Sociedad boss David Moyes

New coach David Moyes says it will be something of a culture shock to have his first game in charge of struggling Real Sociedad at 10pm on a Saturday night, at Deportivo La Coruna.

Carlo Ancelotti earmarks Sami Khedira as replacement for injured Luka Modric
Carlo Ancelotti earmarks Sami Khedira as replacement for injured Luka Modric

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said it was a big blow to lose Luka Modric to a long-term injury, but he hopes to have Sami Khedira fit to take his place in midfield against Eibar on Saturday.

Real Madrid giants enter land of Eibar`s little people
Real Madrid giants enter land of Eibar`s little people

Real Madrid`s superstars, flying high at the top of La Liga, enter the land of Spanish football`s little people on Saturday when they take on humble Eibar in the Basque country.

Andres Iniesta back in training with Barca before Sevilla clash
Andres Iniesta back in training with Barca before Sevilla clash

Barcelona`s Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta was back in training on Thursday as he continues his recovery from a calf strain.

David Moyes has brought new intensity to Sociedad: Inigo Martinez
David Moyes has brought new intensity to Sociedad: Inigo Martinez

David Moyes has brought a new level of intensity and ambition to Real Sociedad since the former Manchester United and Everton manager took over as coach, defender Inigo Martinez said on Thursday.

Modric injury gives Ancelotti Real midfield poser
Modric injury gives Ancelotti Real midfield poser

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti faces a dilemma following an injury to Croatia midfielder Luka Modric when the leaders return to La Liga action after the international break at promoted Eibar on Saturday.

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or, says Brazilian legend Ronaldo
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo deserves Ballon d'Or, says Brazilian legend Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to win the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the third time, according to Brazil legend Ronaldo.

Lionel Messi's father plays down son's ''Barca exit'' comments
Lionel Messi's father plays down son's ''Barca exit'' comments

Lionel Messi`s father Jorge has sought to play down comments his son made this week which suggested the four-times World Player of the Year could consider leaving Barcelona.

Lionel Messi hints he may one day leave Barcelona
Lionel Messi hints he may one day leave Barcelona

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has given the strongest hint yet he could consider leaving Barcelona, saying in an interview published in Ole newspaper on Tuesday "things can change a lot in soccer".

Zinedine Zidane lauds Brazilian Ronaldo
Zinedine Zidane lauds Brazilian Ronaldo

French legend Zinedine Zidane said that Brazilian Ronaldo was "probably the best player" he has ever played with.

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time top scorer in European Championships
Cristiano Ronaldo becomes all-time top scorer in European Championships

Cristiano Ronaldo on Saturday became the European Championship's all-time leading scorer after scoring the winner against Armenia in their Euro 2016 qualifying Group I match in Faro.

Real Sociedad job the biggest test of my career: David Moyes
Real Sociedad job the biggest test of my career: David Moyes

 New Real Sociedad coach David Moyes believes taking over at the Basque club represents the biggest challenge of his career and said he was itching to show what he can do as he seeks to restore his tattered reputation.

David Moyes can restore tarnished reputation at Real Sociedad
David Moyes can restore tarnished reputation at Real Sociedad

New Real Sociedad coach David Moyes faces a tough challenge to get the Basque club back on La Liga track but it is also a chance for the Scot to restore his reputation after a failed stint at Manchester United.

David Moyes takes over as head coach of Real Sociedad
David Moyes takes over as head coach of Real Sociedad

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes has agreed to take over as head coach of Real Sociedad until 30 June 2016, the La Liga club announced in a statement on Monday.