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 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.
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.
Premier League: Arsenal eye win over striker-less Brighton and Hove Albion to keep pace with Manchester clubs
Brighton have only beaten Arsenal twice in 16 attempts, with their last victory coming in 1982, and they have never won at the Gunners.
Check out the players who shone at the FIFA U-17 World Cup and then went on to claim the biggest trophies and accolades for club and country.
Khalifa International Stadium was first built in 1976 and has just gone through its second refurbishment.It will house 40,000 fans during the World Cup, hosting matches played up to the quarter-final stage.
Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez insisted on Thursday that Mauricio Pochettino was not his "enemy" and said he could even imagine the Tottenham boss one day becoming coach of the Catalan giants
Lionel Messi has started every Barcelona game in 2017 and will do so once more when Valencia visit the Camp Nou on Sunday.
Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez has agreed a year's extension to his contract with Qatar's Al Sadd, according to a statement posted on the club's website on Thursday.
Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez cannot imagine Lionel Messi leaving the Catalan club, despite the Argentine forward stallingover a new contract with the La Liga champions.
Andres Iniesta is a 'world heritage' player, according to his Barcelona manager, and the comment is well justified: he often delivers masterpieces and he usually does it with impeccable manners.
Xavi was always there, always available, always looking, thinking, acting — and passing, passing, passing — until teams got tired of him.
Never one to avoid controversy, Luis Suarez came through for Barcelona just when it needed him most.
'Let me focus on celebrating the treble', says Luis Enrique as doubts over his Barcelona future remain
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique declined to say if he will still be at the helm next season after leading them to a treble in his first season including Saturday's Champions League triumph over Juventus.
Xavi said the best thing for Barcelona now is for Luis Enrique to stay on as the head coach having left his future open, despite winning the treble of European, domestic cup and league titles in his debut season.
A Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona sealed a league and Cup double as they swept aside Athletic Bilbao 3-1 to win the Copa del Rey for a 27th time on Saturday.
If you ask Barcelona and Spain fans about their most cherished footballing memories over the past decade the chances are they will involve an exquisite intervention from midfield maestro Xavi.
Suarez’s arrival at Barcelona is not just a show of power. It is a calculated footballing decision that is guaranteed to win the club matches when they are in a sticky situation. Winning championships, however, will require the addition of defensive reinforcements.
ere are 10 things you should know about the Barca vs City Champions League Round of 16 second leg tonight. City are trailing 0-2 from the first leg.