BARCA PREPARING APPEAL TO REDUCE MESSI’S POSSIBLE BAN
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BARCA PREPARING APPEAL TO REDUCE MESSI’S POSSIBLE BAN

Owing to the red card that Lionel Messi got in Sunday’s Barcelona’s Super Cup loss to Athletic Bilbao, club and international legend, Lionel Messi will be slammed with…

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MESSI FACES BAN OVER RED CARD
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MESSI FACES BAN OVER RED CARD

Barcelona captain is facing a possible extended ban after being expelled for the first time in his club career on Sunday. He has played over 750 matches for…

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MESSI GETS FIRST EVER RED CARD IN SUPER CUP LOSS
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MESSI GETS FIRST EVER RED CARD IN SUPER CUP LOSS

Lionel Messi was sent off for the first time in his Barcelona career in the closing stages of extra time as they lost 3-2 to Athletic Bilbao in…

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COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS FORCE BARCELONA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION POSTPONEMENT
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COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS FORCE BARCELONA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION POSTPONEMENT

Barcelona announced on Friday (Jan 15) that the club’s presidential elections have been postponed after a rise in coronavirus cases   prompted heavy restrictions in the region. The…

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MESSI DOUBTFUL FOR SUPERCOPA FINAL…ABSENT FROM TRAINING
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MESSI DOUBTFUL FOR SUPERCOPA FINAL…ABSENT FROM TRAINING

Great doubts emerged on Friday on whether Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi will play in Saturday’s Spanish Super Cup. Barcelona will face Athletic Bilbao in the final match. Messi…

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BEHOLD, LIONEL MESSI’S CHILDHOOD HOME!
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BEHOLD, LIONEL MESSI’S CHILDHOOD HOME!

Lionel Messi is acknowledged as one of the iconic and most prosperous sports personalities in the world. But it has not always been so for him considering his…

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FRANCE INTERNATIONAL AND REAL MADRID STAR, BENZEMA TO STAND TRIAL IN SEX TAPE CASE
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FRANCE INTERNATIONAL AND REAL MADRID STAR, BENZEMA TO STAND TRIAL IN SEX TAPE CASE

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema will stand trial after being charged by prosecutors with being complicit in a conspiracy  to blackmail his former France team mate Matthieu Valbuena in…

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BARCA PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, LAPORTA SAYS HE’LL ENSURE MESSI STAYS
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BARCA PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE, LAPORTA SAYS HE’LL ENSURE MESSI STAYS

Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta said there was still time to make “a convincing proposal” to Lionel Messi, whose contract with the club expires in June. “He said…

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SUAREZ ENSURES ATLETICO TOP LA LIGA AT END OF 2020
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SUAREZ ENSURES ATLETICO TOP LA LIGA AT END OF 2020

Luis Suarez made sure that Atletico Madrid will end 2020 top of La Liga after scoring the only goal in a 1-0 win over Getafe on Wednesday (Dec…

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COACHING? COUNT ME OUT SAYS MESSI, PREFERS SPORTING DIRECTOR ROLE
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COACHING? COUNT ME OUT SAYS MESSI, PREFERS SPORTING DIRECTOR ROLE

Lionel Messi has no plans to become a coach when he retires from playing, saying he is more interested in being a director of football than working in…

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MESSI EYES US MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
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MESSI EYES US MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

Lionel Messi has yet to make up his mind if he will terminate his two-decade long relationship with Barcelona at the end of this season, hinting that he…

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MESSI SAYS ‘LUCKY’ TO HAVE WORKED UNDER GUARDIOLA
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MESSI SAYS ‘LUCKY’ TO HAVE WORKED UNDER GUARDIOLA

Lionel Messi counts himself “lucky” to have worked under Pep Guardiola at Barcelona between 2008-12 and says the Spaniard brings “something special” to coaching, comments that are likely…

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BARCA GIVES MESSI EXTENDED BREAK
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BARCA GIVES MESSI EXTENDED BREAK

Lionel Messi missed Barcelona’s return to training on Monday after being granted permission by the club to stay in Argentina, and he will also be absent from Tuesday’s…

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EVERY GOALKEEPER WHO CONCEDED A LIONEL MESSI GOAL IN BARCA MATCHES GETS BUDWEISER BEER
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EVERY GOALKEEPER WHO CONCEDED A LIONEL MESSI GOAL IN BARCA MATCHES GETS BUDWEISER BEER

To mark the record-breaking 644 goals scored by Lionel Messi for Barcelona, Budweiser has decided to send a bottle of its beer to the goalkeepers for every goal…

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MESSI DRAGGED ILL FEELING FROM FAILED BARCA EXIT INTO THIS SEASON
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MESSI DRAGGED ILL FEELING FROM FAILED BARCA EXIT INTO THIS SEASON

Lionel Messi has admitted the ill feeling between him and Barcelona over his attempt to leave the club in the close season has affected his form this season, in…

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MESSI MATCHES PELE GOAL HAUL
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MESSI MATCHES PELE GOAL HAUL

Lionel Messi equaled Pele’s record of 643 goals for a single club on Saturday (Dec 19) but was unable to help Barcelona beat Valencia in La Liga as they…

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BARCELONA CONFIRM CLUB PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS ON JAN 24
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BARCELONA CONFIRM CLUB PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS ON JAN 24

Barcelona will hold presidential elections on January 24 after the managerial committee which has run the club since Josep Maria Bartomeu’s October resignation agreed on the date. “The…

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SAUDI ARABIA PULLS OUT OF HOSTING SPANISH SUPER CUP
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SAUDI ARABIA PULLS OUT OF HOSTING SPANISH SUPER CUP

This season’s Spanish Super Cup will be played in the region of Andalusia and not in Saudi Arabia in January due to the coronavirus pandemic, El Pais newspaper…

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MESSI AND I ARE PALS, NOT RIVALS, SAYS RONALDO
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MESSI AND I ARE PALS, NOT RIVALS, SAYS RONALDO

Both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo possibly surprised the sporting world on Tuesday night just before the kick off of the Barcelona versus Juventus Champions League clash. The…

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MESSI’S BARCELONA CRASH TO FOURTH LA LIGA DEFEAT OF SEASON
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MESSI’S BARCELONA CRASH TO FOURTH LA LIGA DEFEAT OF SEASON

Lionel Messi’s Barcelona suffered a fourth defeat in La Liga this term with Saturday’s (Dec 5) 2-1 loss at promoted Cadiz. Alvaro Gimenez and Alvaro Negredo scored for…

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ZINEDINE ZIDANE GETS BREATHING SPACE AFTER SEVILLA WIN
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ZINEDINE ZIDANE GETS BREATHING SPACE AFTER SEVILLA WIN

Under-pressure Zinedine Zidane said Real Madrid’s 1-0 win at Sevilla on Saturday (Dec 5), their first in La Liga since October, was significant after a testing recent period…

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