Charges against Barcelona president dropped in Neymar affair
Charges against Barcelona president dropped in Neymar affair

Prosecutors in Spain have dropped charges against Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu over alleged tax irregularities concerning the signing of Brazil star Neymar, according to a judgement made public on Friday.

Ex-Barca boss defends Neymar contract in court

Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell defended Tuesday the legality of Brazilian striker Neymar`s contract during questioning by a Spanish court which is investigating possible tax crimes.

Barca to answer tax evasion charges over Neymar transfer in court

Barcelona and their former president Sandro Rosell have been called by a judge to give evidence in a court over charges of tax evasion involved in the Neymar transfer.

Barca president Bartomeu insists no elections this summer

FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu insisted that he and his board of directors intend to see out the remaining two years of their mandate.

Barca president to fight transfer ban, defends youth system

FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu strongly defended his club`s youth system and hinted that outside forces were behind the decision published by FIFA to prohibit the club from signing any new players until June 2015.

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.

Spanish government minister backs Barca over Neymar

Barcelona should be treated with more respect, Spanish sports minister Miguel Cardenal said on Tuesday following criticism of the Catalan club for their handling of the Neymar transfer.

Barcelona pay 13.5 million euros in Neymar tax fraud case

Barcelona have paid 13.5 million euros to the Spanish authorities after they were charged last week with tax fraud in the signing of Brazil forward Neymar, the club said on Monday.

Barca charged with tax fraud over Neymar deal

Barcelona have been charged by a Spanish court with committing tax fraud in the signing of Brazil forward Neymar last year in the latest twist to a saga that has already claimed the scalp of one club president.

Judge indicts Barcelona over alleged tax fraud

A judge indicted Spanish football champions Barcelona on Thursday over alleged tax crimes linked to their signing of Brazilian star striker Neymar.

Neymar blasts `false friends` amid Barca probe

Brazil starlet Neymar blasted "false friends" as he alluded Sunday to the strain of a tax probe into last year`s money-spinning move to Barcelona.

Santos deny wrongdoing over Neymar sale

Brazilian club Santos denied any wrongdoing over the 57 million-euro sale of Neymar to Spanish fiootball giants Barcelona last June.

Barca hoping to defy off field distractions

Barcelona will try to put institutional uncertainty off the field behind them to remain on top of La Liga for a record 59th consecutive round of fixtures when they host Malaga on Sunday.

Barca president quits amid Neymar transfer probe

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell resigned on Thursday in the aftermath of a Spanish court`s decision to investigate last year`s signing of Brazil forward Neymar.

Barcelona president Rosell to resign: Spanish media

Barcelona president Sandro Rosell is to resign in the aftermath of a Spanish court`s decision to investigate the signing of Brazilian striker Neymar last year, Spanish media reported on Thursday.

Barca angry with prosecutor in Neymar case

La Liga leaders Barcelona have criticised a public prosecutor for demanding that the courts investigate allegations of misappropriation of funds in their 57-million-euro ($78 million, £47 million) signing of Brazilian star striker Neymar last year.

Barca angry with prosecutor in Neymar case

La Liga leaders Barcelona have criticised a public prosecutor for demanding that the courts investigate allegations of misappropriation of funds in their 57-million-euro ($78 million, £47 million) signing of Brazilian star striker Neymar last year.

Pique calls for end to verbal attacks on Barcelona

FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has called for a stop to the unfair criticism on his club.

Lionel Messi fends off money-laundering claims

Barcelona star Lionel Messi defended himself, his family and fellow players on Friday against press reports linking charity football matches he played in to alleged laundering of Colombian drug money.

Andres Iniesta extends Barcelona contract to 2018

Spanish international Andres Iniesta has agreed to extend his Barcelona contract until at least 2018, the club said Thursday.