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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JUVENTUS TRIED TO ‘SPEED UP’ LUIS SUAREZ NATURALISATION, SAY PROSECUTORS
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JUVENTUS TRIED TO ‘SPEED UP’ LUIS SUAREZ NATURALISATION, SAY PROSECUTORS

Serie A champions Juventus on Friday (Dec 4) said their sporting director Fabio Paratici had been placed under criminal investigation over the alleged attempt to speed up procedures…

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LA LIGA REFEREE REGRETS GIVING MESSI YELLOW CARD OVER MARADONA
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LA LIGA REFEREE REGRETS GIVING MESSI YELLOW CARD OVER MARADONA

Mateu Lahoz, who refereed the Barcelona 4-0defeat of Osasuna last Sunday in a La Liga match has regretted issuing a yellow card to Lionel Messi who paid a…

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NEYMAR DROPS HINT OF REUNION WITH MESSI AT MAN CITY
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NEYMAR DROPS HINT OF REUNION WITH MESSI AT MAN CITY

Neymar dropped a bombshell on Wednesday (Dec 2) as he followed up scoring twice for ParisSaint-Germain in their 3-1 Champions League win over Manchester United by revealing his desire to…

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BARCA’S INTERIM PRESIDENT REGRETS NOT SELLING MESSI
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BARCA’S INTERIM PRESIDENT REGRETS NOT SELLING MESSI

Barcelona’s interim president Carlos Tusquets feels the club should have cashed-in on Messi during the summer transfer window. Messi was heavily linked with a move to Manchester City and…

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LIONEL MESSI FINED FOR MARADONA TRIBUTE CELEBRATION
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LIONEL MESSI FINED FOR MARADONA TRIBUTE CELEBRATION

Lionel Messi and Barcelona have been fined a combined €780 (S$1,200) after the player was shown a yellow card for lifting his shirt to play tribute to the late…

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MESSI SALUTES MARADONA AS BARCA TROUNCE OSASUNA
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MESSI SALUTES MARADONA AS BARCA TROUNCE OSASUNA

Lionel Messi paid a personal tribute to the late Diego Maradona after scoring on Sunday (Nov 29) as Barcelona returned to winning ways in La Liga with a…

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MANCHESTER CITY DRAW 10-YEAR PLAN FOR LIONEL MESSI
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MANCHESTER CITY DRAW 10-YEAR PLAN FOR LIONEL MESSI

Although the initial plan to get Lionel Messi into their fold for the current season may have collapsed, Manchester City are unrelenting in the desire to get the…

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WAYNE ROONEY WANTED TO TEAM UP WITH MESSI 10 YEARS AGO
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WAYNE ROONEY WANTED TO TEAM UP WITH MESSI 10 YEARS AGO

Former England captain and Manchester United player, Wayne Rooney has opened up on how close he came to moving to Spain when his time at Manchester United looked…

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ATLETICO MADRID RECORDS FIRST WIN OVER BARCELONA IN 10 YEARS!
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ATLETICO MADRID RECORDS FIRST WIN OVER BARCELONA IN 10 YEARS!

Atletico Madrid pulled off their first La Liga win over Barcelona in more than a decade as Yannick Carrasco capitalised on a blunder from Barca keeper Marc-Andre ter…

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MESSI TIRED OF BARCA BLAMES
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MESSI TIRED OF BARCA BLAMES

A frustrated Lionel Messi said he is tired of being blamed for problems at Barcelona after he was accused by Antoine Griezmann’s former agent of making life difficult…

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LA LIGA PRESIDENT JAVIER TEBAS BRACES UP FOR MESSI’S EXIT FROM BARCELONA
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LA LIGA PRESIDENT JAVIER TEBAS BRACES UP FOR MESSI’S EXIT FROM BARCELONA

La Liga president Javier Tebas says he is “ready” for the exit of Lionel Messi – while criticising Manchester City, a club he believes could sign him. Messi…

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MESSI SET TO COMPOUND BARCA’S FINANCIAL WOES
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MESSI SET TO COMPOUND BARCA’S FINANCIAL WOES

The dwindling financial situation of FC Barcelona is about to be compounded as the club will have to pay Lionel Messi a loyalty bonus that has been computed…

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BARCELONA TO SUE NEYMAR FOR $16MILLION OVERPAYMENT
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BARCELONA TO SUE NEYMAR FOR $16MILLION OVERPAYMENT

Barcelona will sue Neymar for €10.2 million (S$16 million) that they believe they overpaid the Brazilian during his time at the club, according to a report in El…

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LIONEL MESSI BENCHED BY RONALD KOEMAN IN BARCA 5-2 WIN OVER BETIS
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LIONEL MESSI BENCHED BY RONALD KOEMAN IN BARCA 5-2 WIN OVER BETIS

Lionel Messi started on the bench for Barcelona’s 5-2 defeat of  Real Betis in Saturday’s La Liga game. It was the first time the Argentinian has been rested…

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BARCA COACH RONALD KOEMAN DISAGREES WITH PREDECESSOR, SAYS LIONEL MESSI NOT HARD TO MANAGE
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BARCA COACH RONALD KOEMAN DISAGREES WITH PREDECESSOR, SAYS LIONEL MESSI NOT HARD TO MANAGE

Former Barcelona coach Quique Setien said he found Lionel Messi a difficult player to manage but his successor Ronald Koeman enjoys a different relationship with the Argentinian forward.…

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MESSI IS DIFFICULT TO MANAGE, SAYS SACKED BARCA COACH, SETIEN
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MESSI IS DIFFICULT TO MANAGE, SAYS SACKED BARCA COACH, SETIEN

Two months after he was sacked at FC Barcelona, Coach Quique Setien has admitted his difficulty in managing a star like Lionel Messi. Who am I to change…

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FORMER BARCA BOSS PLANNED TO TAKE CLUB OUT OF CHAMPIONS’ LEAGUE
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FORMER BARCA BOSS PLANNED TO TAKE CLUB OUT OF CHAMPIONS’ LEAGUE

Barcelona recorded an awful result in last season’s Champions League when they were massacred 8-2 by eventual champions, Bayern Munich. But probably unknown was the fact that the…

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BREAKING: BARTOMEU’S BARCA BOARD RESIGNS AT LAST!
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BREAKING: BARTOMEU’S BARCA BOARD RESIGNS AT LAST!

After weeks of grandstanding, the president of FC Barcelona, Josep Maria Bartomeu has finally resigned with the other members of the board. The resignation occurred late Tuesday night.…

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