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FC Barcelona to start 2018-19 preseason on July 11

FC Barcelona will start their 2018-19 preseason on July 11 with those footballers who are not participating in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the Catalan club announced on Saturday.

Jun 09, 2018, 19:36 PM IST

Lionel Messi to return to Argentina to play club football one day!

Messi has recently created history by winning the record fifth FIFA Ballon d'Or award.

Jan 13, 2016, 20:20 PM IST

Josep Maria Bartomeu and Joan Laporta in tight battle for Barcelona FC presidency

Despite Barcelona`s treble last season, Josep Maria Bartomeu faces a tough challenge to remain as president in Saturday`s elections due to criticism of his leadership and stiff competition from fellow frontrunner Joan Laporta.

Jul 17, 2015, 08:55 AM IST

Barcelona snap up Sevilla wing back Aleix Vidal

Newly crowned Champions League winners Barcelona have signed right-back/winger Aleix Vidal from Sevilla, the Catalan club announced on Sunday. 

Jun 08, 2015, 04:55 AM IST

Barcelona are paying political price over Neymar, says club president

After finding himself in a legal soup, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu on Tuesday claimed that they are paying a political price for signing Neymar against the wishes of rival Real Madrid.

Feb 04, 2015, 12:18 PM IST

Stuttering Barcelona calm before Ajax clash, coach says

Barcelona are calm heading into Wednesday`s Champions League Group F game at Ajax Amsterdam despite consecutive defeats in La Liga, according to coach Luis Enrique.

Nov 05, 2014, 10:36 AM IST

Andres Iniesta sidelined for three weeks due to calf injury

FC Barcelona's 1-3 defeat to Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Saturday night continues to exact a heavy toll on the Catalan club with news filtering in Monday that midfielder Andres Iniesta will be out of action for three to four weeks.

Oct 27, 2014, 17:58 PM IST

Barcelona confirm five-year deal with Douglas

Barcelona have confirmed the signing of Brazilian defender Douglas for 4,000,000 euros.

Aug 27, 2014, 13:25 PM IST

Barca made errors over youth transfers says president

Barcelona made errors in the transfer of under-age players but will go to CAS over the severity of the FIFA transfer ban for two consecutive windows, president Josep Maria Bartomeu said on Sunday.

Aug 25, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

Luis Suarez begins training at Barcelona

Luis Suarez will start training with his new Barcelona team-mates on Friday after getting the green light from the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the Spanish giants confirmed.

Aug 15, 2014, 12:54 PM IST

Barca await Xavi`s decision

Barcelona’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu said that he still awaits veteran midfielder Xavi Hernandez decision to stay or leave the club before the start of the new season.

Jul 14, 2014, 20:16 PM IST

Scolari: Not worried about Neymar`s fitness

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says the form and fitness of Neymar ahead of the World Cup doesn`t worry him at all.

Apr 25, 2014, 10:42 AM IST

FIFA temporarily lifts Barcelona`s transfer ban

Barcelona heaved a sigh of relief as world football governing body FIFA temporarily lifted the transfer ban that would have prevented the Catalan club from signing players for the next two transfer windows till the summer of 2015.

Apr 23, 2014, 19:52 PM IST

Xavi dreams of being Barca`s head coach one day

Playmaker Xavi, who has won 22 trophies in 16 glittering seasons with Barcelona, said on Saturday that he would love to take over as head coach one day.

Mar 08, 2014, 20:07 PM IST

Neymar back to bolster Barca attack against Rayo

Barcelona may have been well short of their best since Christmas but they remain alive in all competitions and can look forward to welcoming back Brazilian forward Neymar to reinforce their frontline against Rayo Vallecano in La Liga this weekend.

Feb 13, 2014, 23:19 PM IST

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.

Jan 26, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

Puyol uncertain for Malaga match

Barcelona captain Carles Puyol is doubtful for Sunday`s Liga tie against Malaga at the Nou Camp as he struggles to shake off a bruised left leg, the Spanish champions announced on Thursday.

Jan 23, 2014, 20:24 PM IST

Barca eye league boost from in-form Messi

Barcelona will hope Lionel Messi`s return to form and full fitness can inspire them to victory at home to Malaga this weekend after a rare back-to-back winless run opened up the La Liga title race.

Jan 23, 2014, 18:34 PM IST

Barcelona grant Neymar holiday leave to Brazil

The attacker will fly to his native country on Thursday for 10 days to allow him to rest and prepare for the second half of the season after the winter break

Dec 18, 2013, 18:03 PM IST