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Barca 3-0 Alaves: Good Start

The champions start with a win Barcelona kicked off the defence of their La Liga title with a 3-0 win over Alaves at the Camp Nou on Saturday. Ernesto Valverde?s men found it tough going but once again Lionel Messi provided the inspiration...
barcelona - 2018-08-19 08:49:26

Five things we learned from Barca 3-0 Alaves

A good start to the season Messi is in the mood After a difficult World Cup new Barcelona captain Lionel Messi was back to his best at the Camp Nou. Put simply, he won the match for the hosts. He scored twice, hit the woodwork twice and...
barcelona - 2018-08-19 12:49:37

Barcelona still want one more signing

The transfer window closes on August 31 Barcelona have had a pretty busy summer bringing in several players, but they still want one more signing before the close of the transfer window. Catalan journalist Gerard Romero is reporting that...
barcelona - 2018-08-19 19:51:11

Messi makes more crazy stats with Alaves double

Two more to add to the collection Lionel Messi put on another show on Saturday, scoring twice as Barcelona began their title defence with a 3-0 win over Alaves. The Argentine opened the scoring with a cheeky little free-kick fired under...
barcelona - 2018-08-19 08:49:26

FC Barcelona News: 19 August 2018

FC Barcelona 3-0 Deportivo Alavés: Flying start | FC BarcelonaThe first game of FC Barcelona?s Liga title defence was very much a reminder of what a difficult competition this is to win. Ernesto Valverde had warned that the Alavés nut is a...
barcelona - 2018-08-19 12:49:37

Valverde explains why he benched Coutinho

The Brazilian arrived and scored the second goal Ernesto Valverde explained why he opted to start without Philippe Coutinho for Barcelona?s La Liga opener against Alaves on Saturday. Sergi Roberto was the surprise pick in midfield, but it...
barcelona - 2018-08-19 12:49:37

Barcelona 3-0 Alaves: Review

Recap of the action from Barcelona?s opening day win. For the tenth straight season, Barcelona began their La Liga campaign with a win, this time blowing Alaves out of the water to the tune that the final score doesn?t do it justice. While...
barcelona - 2018-08-19 08:49:26

Valverde talks Rafinha, Riqui Puig and Pogba ahead of Alaves

Time to get down to work Ernesto Valverde faced the press on Friday ahead of the start of the Liga season, with Alaves the first visitors to the Camp Nou on Saturday. He spoke about several of his players, the possibility of further...
barcelona - 2018-08-18 08:49:21

FC Barcelona News: 18 August 2018

MATCH PREVIEW - FC Barcelona vs Alavés | FC BarcelonaThe wait is over ? La Liga is back! With a new look squad, and one official title already in the bag, FC Barcelona?s bid to retain the Spanish championship begins on Saturday at 10.15pm...
barcelona - 2018-08-18 12:49:37

Barça vs Alavés: LIVE BLOG!

LA LIGA IS BACK!!!!!!! LA LIGA IS BACK, BAY BAY!!!!!! Barcelona open their title defense with a home match against Deportivo Alavés, a team that?s been somewhat of a bogey side. This won?t be easy, but Barça looked good in preseason and...
barcelona - 2018-08-18 16:49:31

Barça vs Alavés: Preview

The defending champions start their league campaign with a tricky game at home FC Barcelona (Champions) vs Deportivo Alavés Competition: 2018-19 La Liga, Matchday 1 Barcelona team news: Denis Suarez, Carles Aleñá (out, injury) Alavés...
barcelona - 2018-08-18 08:49:21

La Liga Preview 2018/19 - Eyeing the Top-Third

A closer look at Sevilla, Valencia, Betis, Sociedad and Villarreal Happy La Liga, all! We?re cutting close, huh" With all of the Supercopas out of the way and Joan Gamper trophy awarded, all that stands between us and La Liga is a matter...
barcelona - 2018-08-18 08:49:21

Barça squad named for Alavés

Ernesto Valverde has called 18 players for the league opener The next Barcelona match is upon us! The Blaugrana start their defense of the La Liga title at home against Deportivo Alavés, and Ernesto Valverde has called up 18 players to be...
barcelona - 2018-08-18 12:49:37

FC Barcelona News: 17 August 2018

Barça to debut new LaLiga champions badge | FC BarcelonaThe LaLiga initiative is a novelty for this season, and Barça will be the first club to use the LaLiga champions badge. It forms part of the Spanish league?s new corporate logo, ?The...
barcelona - 2018-08-17 16:49:46

Arthur joins Coutinho in Brazil squad

Tite has named his squad Arthur has been called up by Brazil for their friendlies against the United States and El Salvador in September. Barcelona?s summer signing joins team-mate Philippe Coutinho in Tite?s squad after impressing since...
barcelona - 2018-08-17 19:49:44

Barca must not become obsessed with the Champions League

At the Joan Gamper trophy Lionel Messi promised to do ?anything possible? to win the trophy ?If last year was already a good year after winning la Copa [del Rey] and LaLiga, it?s also true that we were left with a thorn in our flesh when...
barcelona - 2018-08-17 08:49:46

How will Barcelona line up against Alaves"

The new season is finally here! The long wait is finally over as Barcelona return to La Liga action on Saturday with Alaves the visitors to the Camp Nou. It?s been a pretty interesting summer for Ernesto Valverde?s side with plenty of new...
barcelona - 2018-08-17 12:49:40

Monchi claims N?Zonzi is better than Malcom

This is one transfer that still stings Barcelona?s capture of Malcom still appears to rankle with Roma and Monchi who made a point of taking a pop at the Brazilian on Thursday. Monchi was speaking at a press conference to unveil new...
barcelona - 2018-08-17 08:49:46

Analyis: What Barca need to do against Alaves

La Liga returns to the Camp Nou on Saturday La Liga is back and so are the players from their World Cup duties and vacations. Barcelona will be looking to conquer the domestic league once again after strengthening their squad over the...
barcelona - 2018-08-17 19:49:44

Messi left out of Argentina squad

The Barcelona star has not been called up As expected Lionel Messi has been left out of the latest Argentina squad which was announced on Friday. Reports earlier this week had claimed that the Barcelona star will take a break from...
barcelona - 2018-08-17 19:49:44

OFFICIAL: Barcelona agree Marlon deal with Sassuolo

The defender is the latest player to depart Barcelona confirmed on Thursday they have agreed a ?6 million deal with Italian side Sassuolo for defender Marlon Santos. The defender only joined the club in 2017 from Fluminense and spent last...
barcelona - 2018-08-17 08:49:46

OFFICIAL: Sergi Palencia Joins Bordeaux on Loan

The Barcelona B fullback will play in France Barcelona B?s right-back, Sergi Palencia, will join Girondins de Bordeaux on a season-long loan. The French team will pay his salary, and will not have a buy option. Palencia had offers from...
barcelona - 2018-08-16 19:51:30

WATCH: Malcom, Messi and Rafinha score for Barca

The trio were all on target at the Camp Nou Barcelona cruised to a 3-0 victory over Boca Juniors in the Joan Gamper Trophy on Wednesday at the Camp Nou. It was an entertaining friendly with some decent goals. Summer signing Malcom got...
barcelona - 2018-08-16 08:49:33

Barcelona and the left-foot conundrum

Left-footed players everywhere Barcelona has a lot of good, young players at the moment but there?s a growing concern that some of them may not be compatible with the others. In the heart of the defense, Barcelona has two promising young...
barcelona - 2018-08-16 16:50:01

Valverde defends Suarez and says striker ?looks good?

Despite evidence to the contrary Ernesto Valverde has defended striker Luis Suarez after some less than impressive pre-season performances from the Barcelona striker. The Uruguayan was off the pace in the Supercopa de Espana and also...
barcelona - 2018-08-16 08:49:33

FC Barcelona News: 16 August 2018

Recovery work ahead of LaLiga opener | FC BarcelonaWith the LaLiga season curtain raiser just days away, the FC Barcelona squad have a packed training schedule this week. The available first team players worked out on Thursday morning,...
barcelona - 2018-08-16 16:50:01

WATCH: How VAR Worked for Barcelona-Sevilla

Here?s a taste of what we can expect in La Liga FC Barcelona won the Spanish Supercup 2-1 over Sevilla, but before that, came a groundbreaking moment in Spanish football history. For the first time in a match between two Spanish teams, the...
barcelona - 2018-08-16 08:49:33

Barça 3-0 Boca: Cruise Control

A dominant performance in the home opener! Barcelona finished their preseason preparations with a strong 3-0 victory over Argentine champions Boca Juniors in the Joan Gamper Trophy, the annual Camp Nou opener. Ernesto Valverde used 22...
barcelona - 2018-08-16 08:49:33

Is it a good idea for La Liga to play in the United States"

An agreement has been announced It was announced today that La Liga would be playing a regular season match in the United States or Canada in the near future. The announcement comes off the back of an agreement with Relevent sports...
barcelona - 2018-08-16 16:50:01

Messi tells fans exactly what they want to hear

The captain addressed the Camp Nou crowd on Wednesday Lionel Messi has told Barcelona fans exactly what they want to hear, as he addressed the Camp Nou ahead of Wedneday?s Joan Gamper Trophy game against Boca Juniors. The new club captain...
barcelona - 2018-08-16 08:49:33

Iniesta scores another stunner

This one flew into the top corner Andres Iniesta has been at it again in Japan. He opened his account for Vissel Kobe with a pretty sensational strike, and he?s only gone and bagged himself another stunner. This time it?s a shot from...
barcelona - 2018-08-15 16:49:51

Tevez says he?d understand if Messi quit Argentina

The Barcelona star may be taking a break Carlos Tevez says he?d understand if Lionel Messi didn?t return to Argentina duty after reports on Tuesday suggested he planned to take a break from international football. Speculation claims Messi...
barcelona - 2018-08-15 08:49:36

Braida ?doesn?t think? Barcelona will move for Pogba

Ariedo Braida has spoken about rumors linking Paul Pogba with a move to Barcelona, but he is not expecting his club to make a move for the Manchester United man. Pogba?s future at Old Trafford has come under scrutiny this summer after he...
barcelona - 2018-08-15 08:49:36

Barça squad named for Boca Juniors

It?s the first match at Camp Nou this season, so expect the entire squad for this one! The next Barcelona match is upon us! The Blaugrana play their first match of the season at Camp Nou, the annual Joan Gamper Trophy friendly, which this...
barcelona - 2018-08-15 08:49:36

FC Barcelona News: 15 August 2018

Preparing for the Joan Gamper Trophy Game FC barcelonaA day out from their official presentation at the Camp Nou, the FC Barcelona squad were back to work on Tuesday morning. In the first session since their Spanish Super Cup win against...
barcelona - 2018-08-15 12:51:07

Barça vs Boca: Preview

The first match at Camp Nou gives Barça one last chance to give us good signs for the new season FC Barcelona vs Boca Juniors Competition: Joan Gamper Trophy Barcelona team news: Denis Suarez, Carles Aleñá (out, injury) Boca Juniors...
barcelona - 2018-08-15 08:49:36

Bartomeu: Barca don?t need any more signings

The president has had his say Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu spoke about the upcoming season on Wednesday and had some pretty interesting comments. After bringing in Clement Lenglet, Arthur, Arturo Vidal and Malcom, Bartomeu...
barcelona - 2018-08-15 19:49:57

Rumor Round-Up: Pogba, Marlon, Alcácer

The Paul Pogba saga continues, plus possible exits for two players Barcelona Await Pogba and Raiola Mundo Deportivo has confirmed a report from The Telegraph that Barcelona dream of getting Paul Pogba in the winter transfer window, in...
barcelona - 2018-08-15 08:49:36

Barça vs Boca: LIVE BLOG!

It?s time for the Camp Nou season opener! It?s time for the Camp Nou opener! The greatest stadium on Earth will see a Barcelona game for the first time this season, and it?s the annual Joan Gamper Trophy that presents the squad to the fans...
barcelona - 2018-08-15 12:51:07

De Jong expects to stay unless ?absurd? offer arrives

The midfielder impressed in Champions League action Frenkie De Jong remains a Barcelona target and reports this week have even claimed the Spanish champions have some kind of agreement with Ajax. The midfielder offered an update on his...
barcelona - 2018-08-15 08:49:36

Lionel Messi To Take Break From Argentina - Report

The Barcelona star is not expected to quit permanently, but no one knows when he?ll return Lionel Messi will not play upcoming friendlies for Argentina and will be on a break from international duty, according to TNT Sports LA. The...
barcelona - 2018-08-14 19:49:50

FC Barcelona News: 14 August 2018

Piqué: ?I never expected to win what I have won? | FC BarcelonaA dream of a decade. On 13 August ten years ago, Gerard Piqué made his debut for FC Barcelona?s first team. It was in a qualifying round for the Champions League and the...
barcelona - 2018-08-14 12:49:46

Braida expecting Rafinha to stay at Barcelona

The Brazilian could have a part to play this season Ariedo Braida says he expects Rafinha to stay at Barcelona despite speculation linking him with an exit earlier in the transfer window. The Brazilian spent the second half last season on...
barcelona - 2018-08-14 08:49:36

La Liga Preview 2018/19 - the mid-table teams

Mid-Table Fixtures The Supercopa de España is in the books. All that stands between us and meaningful La Liga action is a Madrid Derby in the European Supercup. Immersion in meaningful La Liga action will occur before the end of work...
barcelona - 2018-08-14 12:49:46

Dembélé Shines as We Forget the Rumor Nonsense

A reminder that all the media speculation is secondary Ousmane Dembélé stays, if that was ever a doubt. There were whispers that Barcelona were open to selling him, and it got bad enough that the player himself liked a tweet in which a...
barcelona - 2018-08-14 08:49:36

Gerard Pique reveals his favourite moment in a Barcelona shirt

And he goes for a memorable Champions League win Gerard Pique has been celebrating 10 years since making his Barcelona debut all the way back in August 2008 in a Champions League qualifier against Wisla Krakow. Since then the defender has...
barcelona - 2018-08-14 16:49:47

Ter Stegen: Every Player Can Learn From Messi?s Mental Strength

The goalkeeper praised his Barcelona teammate?s mentality Marc-André ter Stegen, who recently saved a last-gasp penalty to ensure Barcelona?s 2-1 Supercup victory over Sevilla, has come out praising his FC Barcelona teammate, Lionel Messi,...
barcelona - 2018-08-14 08:49:36

Jasper Cillessen Pondering Barcelona Exit

The goalkeeper is said to be thinking about a departure Jasper Cillessen is considering leaving Barcelona after not playing the Spanish Supercup, says Mundo Deportivo. The goalkeeper had hoped to play the match as he had rhythm from...
barcelona - 2018-08-14 19:49:50

Alena returns to Barcelona training

And Denis Suarez is fit again too Barcelona have been given a boost ahead of the new La Liga season as midfielder Carles Alena has returned to first-team training after a lengthy injury lay-off. The 20-year-old underwent surgery in June...
barcelona - 2018-08-14 12:49:46

Messi, Suárez, & the Question of Needing Another Striker

Messi?s passing ability was once again on point vs. Sevilla Lionel Messi created an amazing seven chances and gave an assist as FC Barcelona won the Spanish Supercup with a 2-1 victory over Sevilla. The Argentine forward was the man tasked...
barcelona - 2018-08-14 08:49:36

Barcelona Agree Terms with Sassuolo for the Sale of Marlon - Report

The defender would cost 12 million euro FC Barcelona has agreed terms with Italian club Sassuolo for the sale of defender Marlon Santos, according to Mundo Deportivo. Marlon still has to agree to the move, but if it goes through, Sassuolo...
barcelona - 2018-08-14 16:49:47

OFFICIAL: Leganés ?Buy José Arnaiz for ?5m

Barcelona retain a buy-back clause CD Leganés has confirmed the capture of FC Barcelona B winger José Arnaiz for ?5m plus 500k in variables. Barcelona do retain a buy-back clause, although the terms have not been revealed. Arnaiz signed...
barcelona - 2018-08-14 08:49:36

Valverde has ?high hopes? for Dembele

The boss had some praise for the Frenchman Ernesto Valverde was full of praise for Ousmane Dembele after he won the Supercopa de Espana on Sunday for Barcelona with a brilliant strike. Dembele started in Morocco and with the game tied at...
barcelona - 2018-08-13 12:49:46

Messi becomes Barcelona?s most decorated player

More GOATness Lionel Messi is Barcelona?s new captain, and he also became their most decorated player on Sunday night. The Argentine led his team to a 2-1 win over Sevilla to win the Supercopa de Espana, Messi?s 33rd title during his time...
barcelona - 2018-08-13 08:49:44

PSG admit Rabiot?s future is uncertain

The midfielder has been linked with Barcelona Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has admitted he?s unsure if Adrien Rabiot will stay with the club this season. The midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to Barcelona all...
barcelona - 2018-08-13 16:50:07

WATCH: Dembele scores a stunner to win Supercopa de Espana

They don?t get much better than this Ousmane Dembele scored an utterly brilliant goal for Barcelona as Ernesto Valverde?s men came from behind to beat Sevilla and win the Supercopa de Espana on Sunday. With the scores at 1-1 Dembele...
barcelona - 2018-08-13 08:49:44

Bartomeu responds to Pogba to Barca rumors

Still time to do business Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu was asked about speculation linking Manchester United?s Paul Pogba with a move to Barcelona after Sunday?s Supercopa win. Bartomeu didn?t want to talk about the World Cup...
barcelona - 2018-08-13 16:50:07

Barça vs Sevilla: LIVE BLOG!

The first trophy of the season is up for grabs! FULL-TIME, Barcelona 2-1 Sevilla: WE ARE CHAMPIONS! The first competitive game of the season brings us the first trophy of the season, but it wasn?t without drama. Sevilla had a late penalty,...
barcelona - 2018-08-13 08:49:44

Five talking points from Barcelona?s win over Sevilla

Barcelona Prevail with Messi the GOAT Throughout the game on Sunday, Sevilla showed exactly why they were a team that went into Old Trafford last year and beat Manchester United in the Champions League. They have a squad that is quick,...
barcelona - 2018-08-13 12:49:46

Barcelona 2-1 Sevilla: Review

Recap of the action from Barcelona?s thrilling Supercopa win! The 2018-19 season has officially begun for FC Barcelona and the Catalans started it with a nail-biting win against Sevilla in the Supercopa de España, played in Tangier,...
barcelona - 2018-08-13 08:49:44

FC Barcelona News: 13 August 2018

Sevilla FC ? FC Barcelona: Super Cup Champions! (1-2) | FC BarcelonaBarça were on the front foot from the first whistle, but it was Sevilla that went ahead through Sarabia after the first VAR review in Spanish football, just before the 10...
barcelona - 2018-08-13 16:50:07

Barça 2-1 Sevilla: DEMBÉLÉ!

THE FIRST TROPHY OF THE SEASON! Barcelona have won the Supercopa de España thanks to a 2-1 victory over Sevilla in Morocco and guaranteed their first trophy of the season in the very first game. Barça dominated the first half and had to...
barcelona - 2018-08-13 08:49:44

Barça squad named for Supercopa

Ernesto Valverde is taking 27 players to Morocco! The next Barcelona match is upon us! The Blaugrana are in Morocco for their first competitive match of the new season, the Spanish Supercup against Sevilla. Ernesto Valverde has decided to...
barcelona - 2018-08-12 12:49:37

Barça vs Sevilla: Preview

The first trophy of the season is on the line for the Catalan Kings of Spain FC Barcelona (La Liga, Copa del Rey Champions) vs Sevilla (Copa del Rey Runners-Up) Competition: 2018 Supercopa de Espanã Barcelona team news: Denis Suarez,...
barcelona - 2018-08-12 08:49:31

Pique confirms Spain retirement

The defender has already told Luis Enrique Barcelona defender Gerard Pique confirmed on Saturday he has no intention of playing for Spain again, and he has already informed coach Luis Enrique of his decision. Pique had previously revealed...
barcelona - 2018-08-12 08:49:31

Sevilla threaten Barcelona over non-EU players

There?s a bit of niggle ahead of kick-off Sevilla are really not happy about the Supercopa de Espana. First they registered a complaint about it being a one-off match. Now they?ve hit out at Barcelona over their non-EU players. The RFEF...
barcelona - 2018-08-12 12:49:37

Barça vs Sevilla: How to Watch

The first trophy of the season is up for grabs! Welcome to the first competitive match of the season for Barcelona! Sevilla and their lawyers are trying everything they can to stop this game from happening, but it?s happening! The Spanish...
barcelona - 2018-08-12 16:49:55

Valverde talks Dembele, Vidal and Riqui Puig

The boss has given his view Ernesto Valverde was back facing questions from the press on Saturday, as he held his pre-match press conference ahead of the Supercopa de Espana. As usual there were plenty of interesting topics up for...
barcelona - 2018-08-12 08:49:31

FC Barcelona News: 12 August 2018

Valverde will take entire squad to Tangier | FC BarcelonaFC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde announced a full squad for the Spanish Super Cup trip, consisting of 25 first team players plus Barça B standouts Miranda and Riqui Puig. The list...
barcelona - 2018-08-12 12:49:37

Rumors: PSG still want Dembele, Bayern keen on Rakitic

It?s rumor time PSG make another approach for Dembele The Premier League transfer window has closed so we no longer have to put up with Ousmane Dembele to Arsenal rumors, but instead it?s over to PSG to feed the gossip columns. According...
barcelona - 2018-08-11 12:49:49

Iniesta scores amazing first goal for Vissel Kobe

Class is permanent It hasn?t taken Andres Iniesta long to open his account for new side Vissel Kobe and the Barcelona legend has done it in some style. The midfielder started the game against Jubilo Iwata and took just 15 minutes to open...
barcelona - 2018-08-11 16:49:58

Mina says he?d like to return to Barcelona in the future

The defender says leaving is bittersweet Yerry Mina?s short time at Barcelona came to an end this week, as he moved to Premier League side Everton on a five-year deal. It may not be the last we see of Mina in a Barcelona shirt, as the...
barcelona - 2018-08-11 19:49:30

Barcelona can buy Yerry Mina back for ?60m

The defender could return to the Camp Nou Barcelona?s transfer of centre-back Yerry Mina to Everton was completed this week for ?30m. The deal was good for Everton who?re looking to secure their defense ahead of a tough Premier League...
barcelona - 2018-08-11 08:49:43

Sergi Roberto as captain is an odd choice

The versatile midfielder is the fourth club captain Sergi Roberto has been the only La Masia player to cement a spot with the first team in a really long time. Several players have come up from the academy with hype but none managed to...
barcelona - 2018-08-11 16:49:58

FC Barcelona News: 11 August 2018

Four captains from La Masia | FC BarcelonaBarça 2018/19 will have four captains from the Barça youth system, La Masia. Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets, Gerard Piqué and Sergi Roberto will be the ones to wear the famous armband whenever the...
barcelona - 2018-08-11 16:49:58

Coutinho is no longer a non-EU player

His documents have come through apparently Barcelona?s problem of having too many non-EU spots is easing with Philippe Coutinho reportedly freeing up a spot after his documents came through. ESPN?s Sam Marsden confirmed the news: Had...
barcelona - 2018-08-10 16:49:52
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