Dec 05, 2011 19:52 EST
With top place secured in Champions League Group H, it'll be an unfamiliar looking Barcelona which faces BATE Borisov on Tuesday as the team's superstars are rested ahead of the weekend's El Clasico against Real Madrid.
Dec 02, 2011 21:49 EST
While La Liga gears up for the first Clasico of the season next weekend, Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso refuses to be side-tracked and says a win against Sporting Gijon will be just as valuable.
Dec 01, 2011 10:30 EST
Players from Barcelona and Real Madrid made up almost half of the 55-man shortlist revealed by FIFA on Thursday for the FIFA FIFPro World XI 2011, which will be announced on January 9.
Nov 30, 2011 13:52 EST
Barcelona's Brazilian wing-back Adriano will be sidelined for no more than a week after pulling a hamstring in Tuesday's 4-0 win over Rayo Vallecano, the Catalan club announced on Wednesday.
Nov 30, 2011 12:48 EST
Barcelona right-back Dani Alves complained in the wake of his team's 4-0 victory against Rayo Vallecano on Tuesday that "everything Barcelona do is frowned upon."
Nov 19, 2011 18:33 EST
A stylish Barcelona sent a message to Real Madrid that they are ready to fight to keep their La Liga title after cruising to a 4-0 win over Zaragoza - even if Real responded with a hard-fought 3-2 success over Valencia to preserve their three-point cushion.
Nov 08, 2011 15:19 EST
Barcelona football star Lionel Messi, a rock n' roll legend and British royalty will be honoured this year by Spain's "caganer" figurines, a Christmas tradition that shows celebrities in unflattering poses.
Nov 07, 2011 12:57 EST
Winger Jesus Navas and defender Ignacio Monreal earned recalls on Monday from Spain manager Vicente Del Bosque for friendlies against England on Saturday and Costa Rica three days later.
Nov 06, 2011 18:15 EST
Lionel Messi saved Barcelona's blushes with an injury-time equaliser in a 2-2 draw away at Athletic Bilbao Sunday as Real Madrid stretched their lead at the top of the Spanish league with a 7-1 drubbing of Osasuna.
Oct 21, 2011 09:24 EDT
Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas is fit to return to Spanish league action on Saturday after being sidelined for three weeks by a hamstring injury, the club said.
Oct 20, 2011 02:24 EDT
Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola hailed Andres Iniesta as a 'one-off' talent in a side dominated by Lionel Messi after the Spanish giants' 2-0 Champions League win over Viktoria Plzen.
Oct 19, 2011 10:44 EDT
Several Champions League knockout stage regulars can take a step closer to the last 16 on Wednesday, with Barcelona, AC Milan and Chelsea all in strong positions coming into matchday three.
Oct 19, 2011 01:26 EDT
While most attention has been given to Barcelona's attacking flair, their defence is now looking a lot firmer and they will be looking for a fifth straight clean sheet when they host Viktoria Plzen on Wednesday.
Oct 16, 2011 18:22 EDT
Unfancied Levante defeated 10-man Malaga 3-0 on Sunday to sit level with Spanish and European champions Barcelona at the top of La Liga and nip ahead of Real Madrid.
Oct 16, 2011 08:12 EDT
Barcelona's central defender Gerard Pique, injured in his team's 3-0 win over Racing Santander on Saturday, is facing a two week spell on the sidelines.
Oct 15, 2011 18:03 EDT
Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona cruised to a 3-0 win over Racing Santander on Saturday, a victory which preserved the Spanish and European champions' one-point lead over Real Madrid in La Liga.
Oct 10, 2011 19:59 EDT
Scotland manager Craig Levein sees no reason why a famous victory can't be achieved against world champions Spain on Tuesday that would guarantee his team a place in the Euro 2012 play-offs.
Oct 02, 2011 20:48 EDT
Defending champions Barcelona went top of La Liga with a laboured 1-0 win at rock-bottom Sporting Gijon while Gonzalo Higuain blasted a hat-trick in Real Madrid's 4-0 cruise at Espanyol.
Sep 23, 2011 23:10 EDT
Ahead of Saturday's visit of Rayo Vallecano, Jose Mourinho has admitted he is "worried" by Real Madrid's form and says they cannot afford to drop any more points cheaply.
Sep 19, 2011 18:08 EDT
Barcelona striker David Villa claims the team are fired up for the midweek trip to Valencia after they ended a blip in form with a resounding 8-0 win over Osasuna.