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The Argentine paid respect to his former Barcelona team-mate after the Frenchman announced his retirement from football.
On Tuesday, one of English Premier League’s greatest ever striker Thierry Henry called an end to his playing career, deciding on hanging up his boots and retiring from the beautiful game all together.
After 915 games and 411 goals, the Arsenal legend called it quits at the age of 37, having graced Ligue 1, Serie A, the English Premier League, La Liga, and then finally, Major League... Read the rest of the article »
Incredible revelation concerning the Brazilian star's failed move to the Premier League.
Before making a mega-money move to Barcelona that ultimately was revealed to have cost the Catalan club over £70 million, Neymar was on the target list for cash-rich side Manchester City.
At that time, the now-22 year old, who had quickly emerged as a rising star for Santos was one of the most-pursued young talents in the game. Moreover, English reports claim that the Premier League champions... Read the rest of the article »
The record-breaking signing now has yet another trophy to add to his collection.
For the first time since 2006, someone other than Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has been crowned as Argentina's best player of the year.
Thanks to his good performances for Real Madrid during their 10th Champions League-winning season, as well as at the World Cup and now with Manchester United, Angel Di Maria has beaten out both the four-time Ballon d'Or winner and Manchester City ace Sergio... Read the rest of the article »
The Catalan powerhouse cruised to an 8-1 Copa del Rey win over Huesca...all without their star attacking trio.
Earlier today, Barcelona took on Huesca in the second leg of this season's Copa del Rey.
While the Blaugrana have looked unsteady at times this season, the gulf in class between the Catalan giants and their minnow opponents was as obvious as can be. So much so, in fact, that Luis Enrique could afford to give star attacking trio Lionel Messi, Neymar, and new signing Luis Suarez the evening off.
In... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will play Huesca in a Copa Del Rey 2014-15 encounter on the 16th of December. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Barcelona vs Huesca below.
The Blaugrana endured a frustrating outing last time out as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Getafe. This allowed Real Madrid to stretch their league at the top of the table and Barcelona's arch rivals are now four points ahead.
Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique claimed that his side was not clinical enough given the amount of chances they created.
"We were much better than the opponents... Read the rest of the article »
He has played enough. At 37, former France international striker Thierry Henry has decided to put an end to his career as a footballer.
After playing 915 games and scoring a total of 411 goals (at international and club level), Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from football. The Paris-born star commenced his youth career at AS Monaco where he joined Arsene Wenger. In August 1994, he made his professional debut. Henry flourished with Les Rouges et Blancs, helping them to win the 1996/97 French Ligue 1 title and reach the semi-finals... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish coach recognized facing the current EPL champion could be a good opportunity to measure their chances of winning this edition of the UEFA Champions League.
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique spoke about today's UCL draw, where his team will face EPL current champion Manchester City. The Spanish manager felt confident his players will make it through to the next round, but he acknowledged the difficulty of facing the Sky Blues.
"Manchester City will be a tought team to beat. We consider them to be title contenders, and we will analyze them thoroughly.... Read the rest of the article »
The Gunners will face Monaco, whilst Chelsea and Manchester City were handed tough ties for the round of 16.
The Champions League round of 16 fixtures for the 2014-15 season have all been decided, and it spells a nightmare for English Premier League duo Chelsea and Manchester City.
Chelsea was paired against Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain in a repeat of last season’s thrilling quarter-final encounter between the two mega-rich sides, whilst the Citizens, reminiscent of last season’s... Read the rest of the article »
The Arsenal boss admits to being wary of his side’s bad luck in the round of 16, with Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Bayern Munich possibly awaiting the north London side.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confessed his side have had bad luck in the Champions League draw over the last few seasons, joking he might go to church to pray for some good luck before the round of 16 fixtures are decided.
The draw for the next round of Europe’s coveted competition will take place on Monday in Nyon, and with the Gunners finishing runners-up in their group, behind leaders... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blaugranas were not able to break Getafe's deadlock and took advantage of some poor refereeing by Vicandi Garrido,
Barcelona and Getafe finished their game with a 0-0 draw that doesn't help any of them during this moment of the season. Los Culés were not able to establish their dominance, and Getafe could not build on their home field advantage to defeat their distinguished visitors.
But fans were not as worried as they should about Messi's lack of luck in front of the goal, or Luis Suarez's inability... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will travel to Madrid on December 13th for their 15th fixture of the 2014-15 La Liga season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Getafe vs Barcelona below.
With their sights on leader Real Madrid, Barcelona will try to defeat Getafe in order to keep their chances of winning La Liga alive. Getafe will be hosting this match hoping they can pull a stunner on Los Culés like the one they managed in 2011. A tough and disputed match will be held at Coliseum Alonso Perez.
Getafe's performance this season has been below average. Manager Cosmin Contra... Read the rest of the article »
Ahead of the upcoming Ballon d'Or ceremony, the Moroccan coach has revealed his reasons for choosing one player over the others.
Recently, the three nominees for the upcoming Ballon d'Or were announced. Two spots, naturally, most figured would go to La Liga star duo Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, as the Barcelona and Real Madrid aces have won every single prize since 2008. The third spot, however, went to Bayern Munich's World Cup winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.
Despite the German star's impressive credentials... Read the rest of the article »
The Paris Saint-Germain defender admits to being blown away by the Argentine's brilliance in Wednesday's 3-1 loss at Camp Nou.
Paris Saint-Germain defender David Luiz claims that Argentine striker Lionel Messi is “the best player ever”, whilst hailing Luis Enrique's side's efficiency, after the Barcelona star led his side to a 3-1 win over the Ligue 1 title holders in the UEFA Champions League, on Wednesday.
Despite trailing to the French side after only 15 minutes, conceding to former Blaugrana star... Read the rest of the article »
The three South American players scored for the first time in the same game to lead Barcelona past Paris Saint Germain in Group F.
Despite conceding an early goal to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Barcelona managed to come back and outscore PSG with a 3-1 score. Los Blaugranas enjoyed the first game with goals by their MSN attack (Messi, Suarez, Neymar), and made it through to the Round of 16 stage in Group F.
Paris Saint Germain arrived to this match leading their Group, and needed to keep their unbeaten streak to cling to that spot.... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will play PSG on December 10th in their final fixture of the 2014-15 Champions League group stage. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Barcelona vs PSG below.
The Spanish giants trail the French champions by a single point ahead of their show down at Camp Nou. Both the teams have qualified for the next round but will continue to vie for the top spot. A draw will be enough for the Parisiens to seal the top spot but Barcelona will have to record a victory if they are to leapfrog their counterparts on Wednesday.
Barcelona will be in buoyant mood ahead... Read the rest of the article »
Why exactly was the Argentine star left with a bad taste in his mouth after being given blood and urine tests?
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi was left unhappy after the Argentine was called in to be given urine and blood tests for an anti-doping test.
The 27-year-old, who recently became the all-time highest scorer in the Catalan derby with a hat-trick against Espanyol on Sunday, was one of five Blaugrana stars to be chosen by the Spanish Agency for the Protection of Health for a routine anti-doping... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish goalkeeper stated Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich are the most dangerous teams for them in the European competition.
During a presentation with one of his sponsors, Iker Casillas revealed he doesn't consider Barcelona will fight for the UEFA Champions League this season. The Spanish shot-stopper stated he believes other teams could pose a bigger threat for Los Blancos, who will try to become the first team with back-to-back titles under the current format.
"In our league I believe that Barcelona and Atletico... Read the rest of the article »
Ronaldo broke two Liga BBVA records on Saturday, Messi set one new one the following day, but who out of the two has been more prolific in front of goal since August 2009?
On Saturday, more oil was poured onto the fire of the never-ending Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo debate when the Real Madrid forward scored a hat-trick on Saturday in the 3-0 win over Celta Vigo.
This saw the 29-year-old set a new record for the most number of hat-tricks by a single player in La Liga, surpassing the late Alfredo Di Stefano and Athletic Bilbao legend Telmo Zarra's tally... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian ace has scored three hat-tricks in his last four games for Barcelona.
This season so far, Barcelona fans have seen Lionel Messi break several records, namely becoming the all-time top scorer in La Liga and the Champions League within one impressive week just last month.
The talismanic attacker netted two hat-tricks as his team cruised to wins over Sevilla and then Cyprus outfit APOEL and now in the Catalan derby vs. Espanol, grabbed himself another treble of goals.
Although... Read the rest of the article »
Check out live TV listings and online live streaming info for the Barcelona vs Espanyol derby. It will be live from the Camp Nou on Sunday, December 7th. See below for the kick-off time in your area.
Three wins on the trot in La Liga have made Barcelona and their fans recover from their astonishing back-to-back defeats against Real Madrid and Celta Vigo. The Blaugrana did not waste time to find back their groove. They have since recorded four clean sheets in six matches in all competitions.
Ironically, the last goal Barca conceded was an own goal scored by Jordi Alba in an emphatic 5-1 victory... Read the rest of the article »