Five problems a transfer ban causes Barcelona

Spanish giants Barcelona were hit by a one-year transfer ban from football`s governing body FIFA on Wednesday for "serious" breaches of rules in acquiring under-age players.

Luis Aragones, of famed tiki taka dies, aged 75

The legendary Spanish coach, Luis Aragones, who helped Spain win 2008 Euro, died aged 75 on Saturday. After spending majority of his playing career with Atletico Madrid, Luis started his managerial career with the capital club in 1974.

Barcelona can overcome Messi's absence: Iniesta

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta is hopeful his side can cope without the presence of Lionel Messi for the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday.

Barca captain Puyol undergoes knee surgery

Barcelona captain Carles Puyol underwent an exploratory knee operation on Friday.