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Champions League: Barcelona's Camp Nou opens its doors first time after violent crackdown of Catalonia referendum
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Champions League: Barcelona's Camp Nou opens its doors first time after violent crackdown of Catalonia referendum

Barcelona have also been repeatedly fined by UEFA for fans flying the Catalan 'Estelada' flag, which has become a symbol of the independence movement within Catalonia.

La Liga: Barcelona tie down captain Andres Iniesta with club after midfielder signs lifetime contract
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La Liga: Barcelona tie down captain Andres Iniesta with club after midfielder signs lifetime contract

Along with Lionel Messi, Iniesta is Barca's most decorated player of all-time having won 30 trophies at club level, including eight La Liga titles and four Champions Leagues.

China Open: Rafael Nadal says sport and politics need to be separated after Catalonia clashes
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China Open: Rafael Nadal says sport and politics need to be separated after Catalonia clashes

Nadal had spoken earlier of how he was moved close to tears by Sunday's banned referendum and ensuing police crackdown and clashes, with hundreds injured.

Pep Guardiola says Barcelona-Las Palmas tie should've been postponed due to Catalan referendum violence
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Pep Guardiola says Barcelona-Las Palmas tie should've been postponed due to Catalan referendum violence

Former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola expressed dismay at the violence that marred Catalonia’s independence vote, which he said should have led the club to postpone their match.

La Liga: Barcelona's board members resign over Catalan referendum violence after closed-door match
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La Liga: Barcelona's board members resign over Catalan referendum violence after closed-door match

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu confirmed that the board accepted the resignations of vice-president Carles Vilarrubi and the commissioner of the Barca Innovation Hub, Jordi Mones

La Liga: Barcelona to halt club activities in protest against violent crackdown on Catalan referendum activists
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La Liga: Barcelona to halt club activities in protest against violent crackdown on Catalan referendum activists

Barcelona will join a strike called across Catalonia on Tuesday in protest at a violent crackdown by police of an independence referendum called by pro-separatist politicians for the region on Sunday.

La Liga: Barcelona star Gerard Pique anguished by 'worst professional experience' amid Catalonia chaos
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La Liga: Barcelona star Gerard Pique anguished by 'worst professional experience' amid Catalonia chaos

Pique, an outspoken defender of the wealthy northeastern region of Spain's right to self-determination, had been able to cast his vote in an independence referendum deemed illegal by Madrid without obstruction on Sunday morning.

La Liga: Barcelona president says Las Palmas clash played behind closed doors to protest violence in Catalonia
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La Liga: Barcelona president says Las Palmas clash played behind closed doors to protest violence in Catalonia

"It wasn't done for security, the security was guaranteed. We wanted to do it due to the exceptional circumstances," said Barcelona president Bartomeu.

La Liga: Gerard Pique offers to step aside from Spanish national team if his pro-Catalonia stance is problematic
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La Liga: Gerard Pique offers to step aside from Spanish national team if his pro-Catalonia stance is problematic

Pique's political stance has seen him targeted by Spain fans when playing for the national team, despite his role in winning the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012 with La Roja.

La Liga: Isco's brace gives Real Madrid much-needed win, Barcelona continue perfect run in empty stadium
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La Liga: Isco's brace gives Real Madrid much-needed win, Barcelona continue perfect run in empty stadium

The political tension also bubbled over at the Santiago Bernabeu where Real fans waved Spanish flags and sang 'Viva Espana' (long live Spain).

La Liga: Barcelona beat Las Palmas as Catalonia referendum forces match to be played behind close doors
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La Liga: Barcelona beat Las Palmas as Catalonia referendum forces match to be played behind close doors

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona beat Las Palmas 3-0 in a match played behind closed doors after the Spanish league refused Barcelona's plea to postpone the game on the day of the highly-charged Catalonia referendum.

La Liga: Barcelona to play Las Palmas behind closed doors after violence hits Catalan referendum
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La Liga: Barcelona to play Las Palmas behind closed doors after violence hits Catalan referendum

Had Barca unilaterally decided to not fulfil the fixture they faced a likely sanction of Las Palmas being awarded victory and a fine from the football authorities.

La Liga: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde calls for calm amid Catalan referendum chaos
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La Liga: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde calls for calm amid Catalan referendum chaos

In response, Valverde-led Barcelona released a strongly-worded statement condemning the arrests in "the defence of the nation, to democracy, to freedom of speech, and to self-determination".

La Liga: Barcelona at the centre of Catalonia independence debate after issuing pro-referendum statement
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La Liga: Barcelona at the centre of Catalonia independence debate after issuing pro-referendum statement

Barcelona will host Las Palmas at their 99,000 capacity Camp Nou stadium in a Spanish La Liga match on Sunday when the contested vote is scheduled to take place,

La Liga: Manolo Marquez resigns as Las Palmas coach just after six matches in charge of club
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La Liga: Manolo Marquez resigns as Las Palmas coach just after six matches in charge of club

Las Palmas coach Manolo Marquez resigned on Tuesday just six games into his tenure in charge of the La Liga side

La Liga: Real Madrid return to winning ways against Real Sociedad; Sevilla sink Girona
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La Liga: Real Madrid return to winning ways against Real Sociedad; Sevilla sink Girona

Gareth Bale responded in style to his critics with a fine finish as Real Madrid got back to winning ways with a 3-1 win at Real Sociedad on Sunday.

La Liga President Javier Tebas says Catalan clubs won't play in Spanish league if region gains independence
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La Liga President Javier Tebas says Catalan clubs won't play in Spanish league if region gains independence

Tebas said they would not alter the kick-off of Barcelona's home game to Las Palmas, which is scheduled to be held on 1 October .

La Liga: Real Madrid salvage late draw against Valencia, Sevilla see off Getafe for first win
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La Liga: Real Madrid salvage late draw against Valencia, Sevilla see off Getafe for first win

Real Madrid needed a late strike from Marco Asensio to prevent a shock defeat but still saw their relentless winning streak ended by Valencia in a thrilling 2-2 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.

La Liga: Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann receives two-game ban for insulting match referee
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La Liga: Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann receives two-game ban for insulting match referee

Antoine Griezmann was shown a straight red card an hour into Saturday's match after insulting the referee for not awarding a penalty in his favour.

La Liga: Valencia sign Geoffrey Kondogbia from Inter Milan on season-long loan deal
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La Liga: Valencia sign Geoffrey Kondogbia from Inter Milan on season-long loan deal

Kondogbia returns to La Liga four years after leaving Sevilla for AS Monaco and later joining Inter in 2015.