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I think Neymar knows he made a mistake leaving Barcelona: Lionel Messi

FC Barcelona forward Leo Messi has denied opposing the club's signing of Antoine Griezmann this summer.

Oct 10, 2019, 15:56 PM IST

Luis Suarez's brace guides Barcelona to 2-1 comeback win over Inter Milan

The win put Barca second in Group F with four points from two games, the same as leaders Borussia Dortmund who won 2-0 at Slavia Prague.

Oct 03, 2019, 10:31 AM IST

You can't compare me and Lionel Messi, says Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk after FIFA awards

Van Dijk was nominated for the Best FIFA Men's Player of the Year award after guiding Liverpool to Champions League glory with a 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the final. 

Sep 24, 2019, 18:54 PM IST

La Liga: Barcelona income to break the billion euro barrier

A statement from the club on Thursday said they had made record turnover of 990 million euros last season and projected an increase to 1.047 billion euros for the 2019/20 campaign.

Sep 20, 2019, 00:07 AM IST

UEFA Champions League: Barcelona hold Borussia Dortmund to goalless draw

Defender Mats Hummels had to be on guard to deny Barcelona twice as he blocked a shot from Antoine Griezmann before intercepting a dangerous cross into the goal area by a header.

Sep 18, 2019, 18:55 PM IST

Lionel Messi to join Barcelona squad for Borussia Dortmund tie

Lionel will be playing after 46 days as he was suffering from a calf injury, he last played with Barca in the last season's Copa del Rey final against Valencia.

Sep 17, 2019, 15:41 PM IST

Neymar to make PSG return during Ligue 1 clash against Strasbourg

Neymar has appeared for his country Brazil but did not play a game for PSG this season.

Sep 14, 2019, 14:16 PM IST

La Liga: Marcelino says Valencia sacking down to Copa del Rey victory

Marcelino was relieved of his duties as Valencia boss on Wednesday after two seasons at the helm, with the club sitting tenth in the league standings after three games.

Sep 13, 2019, 18:27 PM IST

Barcelona could have done more to bring Neymar back: Lionel Messi

Messi was also asked about his future at the Spanish club, to which he trashed recent revelations over a clause in his contract that will allow him to leave Barcelona at the end of the season.

Sep 12, 2019, 19:17 PM IST

Still missing Lionel Messi, Barcelona challenged to 'make things click' against Valencia

Messi has not played a minute of football this season due to a calf injury and without him Barca have made their worst start to a campaign since 2008, taking four points from three games.

Sep 12, 2019, 18:52 PM IST

Lionel Messi, Didier Drogba pays tribute to retiring Barcelona legend Samuel Eto’o

Eto'o recently took to his official Instagram account to announce that he is calling time on his illustrious 22-year-old football career at the age of 38. 

Sep 08, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

Former Barcelona star Samuel Eto'o announces retirement from football

Eto`o managed to win various trophies for both Barcelona and Cameroon during his playing days.

Sep 07, 2019, 16:09 PM IST

Lionel Messi free to leave at end of season: Barcelona president

Messi, a five-time Ballon d'Or winner, had signed a new four-year deal with Barcelona in 2017, but Bartomeu said that he is free to end his contract beforehand.

Sep 07, 2019, 14:12 PM IST

As a coach I wouldn't have wanted Neymar back, says Vicente del Bosque

Barcelona held several meetings with Paris St Germain to bring the Brazilian back to the Camp Nou two years after he walked out on them to join the French side for a world record fee of 222 million euros (about $245 million).

Sep 05, 2019, 19:31 PM IST

English Premier League players dominate FIFPro World XI nominations

Twenty-one of the 55 nominees play in the English top-flight, as the Premier League ended La Liga`s reign at the top.

Sep 05, 2019, 19:13 PM IST

Ernesto Valverde slams 'awful' Barcelona performance after draw at promoted Osasuna

The champions were without captain Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, and Ousmane Dembele and fell behind to a thumping volley from Roberto Torres early in the game.

Sep 01, 2019, 16:11 PM IST

Former Spain coach Luis Enrique’s daughter loses cancer battle

Former Spain coach Luis Enrique has announced the death of his nine-year-old daughter Xana following a battle with cancer.

Aug 30, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

Jurgen Klopp expects no easy ride in UEFA Champions League defence

Klopp has led Liverpool to back-to-back Champions League finals but is adamant that their impressive recent track record does not make them the title favourites.

Aug 29, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez set to complete Inter Milan loan move: Report

The paper said the deal is a pure loan with no agreement or obligation for a permanent transfer and added that United were expected to contribute towards the player`s wages.

Aug 28, 2019, 19:44 PM IST

La Liga: Antoine Griezmann's brace helps Barcelona return to winning ways

After Barcelona were surprisingly beaten 1-0 by Athletic Bilbao in their opening match of the season last week, they rebounded in style on Sunday.

Aug 26, 2019, 13:20 PM IST