Barcelona get back to work with 2-1 win over LA Galaxy
Barcelona get back to work with 2-1 win over LA Galaxy

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique was pleased they got straight back into their stride with Tuesday`s 2-1 friendly win over the Los Angeles Galaxy but saw plenty of room for improvement before the season begins next month.

Steven Gerrard lauds Luis Suarez as his best ever Liverpool teammate
Steven Gerrard lauds Luis Suarez as his best ever Liverpool teammate

Steven Gerrard has described former team mate Luis Suarez as 'probably the best' he has ever played ahead of a friendly tie between Barcelona and MLS side Los Angeles Galaxy.

Luis Suarez, Sergi Roberto lift Barcelona to 2-1 tour win over LA Galaxy
Luis Suarez, Sergi Roberto lift Barcelona to 2-1 tour win over LA Galaxy

Luis Suarez and Sergi Roberto scored as European Champions Barcelona launched their pre-season North American tour with a convincing 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Tuesday.

Luis Suarez determined to make flying start to next season
Luis Suarez determined to make flying start to next season

Luis Suarez struggled to get into his stride with new club Barcelona after his ban for biting an opponent expired in October and the Uruguay striker is determined to avoid the same fate when the new season starts next month.

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez wants it all
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez wants it all

FC Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is setting his sights on more silverware after helping the Catalan football giants to the treble last season.

Lionel Messi, Neymar miss Barcelona US tour
Lionel Messi, Neymar miss Barcelona US tour

Lionel Messi and Neymar have been left out of Barcelona`s squad for the Spanish giants` three-match tour of the United States, the club confirmed Friday.

Argentinian superstar Messi and Brazilian striker Neymar were both omitted after playing for their countries in the Copa America. 

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo lead nominees for Best Player in Europe award
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo lead nominees for Best Player in Europe award

European football's governing body UEFA has announced a 10-man shortlist for the 2014-15 Best Player in Europe award.

Barcelona have had offers for me: Pedro
Barcelona have had offers for me: Pedro

Barcelona`s Spain forward Pedro has revealed the La Liga champions have received offers for him after agreeing to reduce the size of his buyout clause amid reports he is poised to join English champions Chelsea.

Luis Suarez hopes FIFA committee admits 'error'
Luis Suarez hopes FIFA committee admits 'error'

Uruguay forward Luis Suarez is hoping at least one member of FIFa's disciplinary committee will admit they were wrong for imposing an "exaggerated" suspension on him for biting an Italian defender in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Defeated Argentina's search for elusive final key continues
Defeated Argentina's search for elusive final key continues

Former Argentina and Chile coach Marcelo Bielsa says you learn more from defeat than victory.

Lionel Messi overtaking Diego Maradona: Paolo Maldini
Lionel Messi overtaking Diego Maradona: Paolo Maldini

Italian football legend Paolo Maldini on Tuesday said Lionel Messi is slowly overtaking Argentine icon and countryman Diego Maradona in terms of success he has had over the last few years.

Champions League returns as minnows  take shot at glory
Champions League returns as minnows take shot at glory

Football these days never seems to stop, and the Champions League returns on Tuesday, a mere 24 days after Barcelona`s thrilling final win against Juventus.

Oscar Tabarez fury over Edinson Cavani `provocation`
Oscar Tabarez fury over Edinson Cavani `provocation`

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez leapt to the defence of dismissed striker Edinson Cavani on Wednesday as footage appeared to show a Chilean player attempting to provoke the star by inserting a finger into his anus.

Barcelona's 'Holy Trinity' doing wonders under mastermind Luis Enrique

Barcelona's Luis Enrique continued to make bold decisions when fielding players and applying tactics, especially pertaining to the champion trio of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar. The tactical game he employed against proficient teams like Bayern Munich and Juventus showed the depth in his game, which is expected to serve as a new benchmark in football.

European champions Barcelona feted on return
European champions Barcelona feted on return

Thousands of fans took to the streets of Barcelona on Sunday to celebrate their club`s fifth Champions League win, decking the Catalan capital out with flags, shirts, scarves and confetti.

Luis Enrique still unsure on Barca future despite treble glory
Luis Enrique still unsure on Barca future despite treble glory

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique refused to clarify whether he will continue at the club next season despite leading the Catalan giants to the treble in his first campaign in charge.

Suarez hails incredible debut season at Barca
Suarez hails incredible debut season at Barca

 Luis Suarez described his debut season at Barcelona as "incredible" after he scored the vital second goal as the Catalans became the first side to ever win the treble twice with a 3-1 win over Juventus in the Champions League final.

Barcelona humble Juventus 3-1 in Champions League final, complete second treble
Barcelona humble Juventus 3-1 in Champions League final, complete second treble

Luis Suarez and Neymar scored second half goals to give Barcelona a 3-1 Champions League final victory over Juventus on Saturday and make the Spaniards the first team to twice win the European treble.

UEFA Champions League final: Juventus vs Barcelona - As it happened...
UEFA Champions League final: Juventus vs Barcelona - As it happened...

Barcelona became European champions for the fifth time after beating Juventus 3-1 in Berlin. With that, Luis Enrique's side also completed a treble, second for the club. Barca's title winning season was driven by Messi and Neymar - both scoring 10 goals in the campaign, and Luis Suarez. For Juventus, it's their sixth runners up finish, and probably Buffon will never win it.

Copa America: Cavani, Sanchez spearhead Uruguayan title defence
Copa America: Cavani, Sanchez spearhead Uruguayan title defence

Holders Uruguay go the Copa America in Chile fully aware that it will not be easy to retain the record 15th title they won in Argentina in 2011.