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Barcelona's Spanish coach Xavi is pictured during the Spanish league football match between UD Almeria and FC Barcelona at the Municipal Stadium of the Mediterranean Games in Almeria on May 16, 2024. (Photo by JORGE GUERRERO / AFP)

Barca coach Xavi set for sack

Barcelona are poised to sack coach Xavi Hernandez just weeks after he made a U-turn and decided to stay at the club, Spanish media reported Friday.
2 months ago
Barcelona's Spanish midfielder #20 Sergi Roberto (R) heads the ball ahead of Paris Saint-Germain's South Korean midfielder #19 Lee Kang-in (C) during the UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and FC Barcelona at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on April 10, 2024. (Photo by Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP)

Barca hope young blood can overcome old ghosts in Europe

Barcelona host Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday hoping their young stars can help them vanquish the ghosts of the past and return the five-time winners to the Champions League elite.
3 months ago
Paris Saint-Germain's French forward #07 Kylian Mbappe (C) reacts as he walks off the field at the end of the UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and FC Barcelona at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on April 10, 2024. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Mbappe for once fails to deliver to leave PSG up against it

Kylian Mbappe has earned a reputation as a player who delivers on the biggest occasions, but the France superstar for once struggled to make an impact as Paris Saint-Germain went down to
3 months ago
Paris Saint-Germain's French forward #07 Kylian Mbappe (R) reacts after Barcelona score their third goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and FC Barcelona at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on April 10, 2024. (Photo by Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP)

Xavi hails ‘great victory’ as Barcelona grab advantage against PSG

Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez hailed his side’s 3-2 win away to Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday, insisting it showed the Catalans could once again
3 months ago
Barcelona's Spanish midfielder #32 Fermin Lopez (3R) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League last 16 second leg football match between FC Barcelona and SSC Napoli at the Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys in Barcelona on March 12, 2024. (Photo by LLUIS GENE / AFP)

Napoli win one of best moments as Barca coach: Xavi

Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez said beating Napoli to reach the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday was one of his finest moments in his post.
4 months ago
Players react as Valencia's Guinean defender #04 Mouctar Diakhaby injured lays on the ground during the Spanish league football match between Valencia CF and Real Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on March 2, 2024 (Photo by JOSE JORDAN / AFP)

Slumping Girona and limp Barcelona fail to exploit Real’s Liga slip

Presented with a chance to gain ground on Liga leaders Real Madrid, both Girona and then Barcelona tamely surrendered points on Sunday.
5 months ago
Barcelona's President Joan Laporta addresses a press conference at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 17, 2023. - Barcelona have never "done anything" to "obtain some type of sporting advantage," the club's president Joan Laporta said amid investigations into payments made to a former refereeing chief. Laporta told that the allegations of wrongdoing were part of a "smear campaign" against the Catalan side who are currently top of La Liga. (Photo by LLUIS GENE / AFP)

Super League could start next season: Barca chief Laporta

Barcelona president Joan Laporta said Friday that a European Super League project could begin as soon as next season, adding that he does not care if English clubs join or not.
6 months ago
Barcelona players celebrate their win at the end of the UEFA Champions League 1st round Group H football match between FC Barcelona and Shakhtar Donetsk at the Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys in Barcelona on October 25, 2023. (Photo by Pau BARRENA / AFP)

Barcelona edge brave Barbastro to reach Copa del Rey last 16

Barcelona reached the last 16 of the Copa del Rey but were given a scare by fourth-tier Barbastro in an entertaining 3-2 win on Sunday.
6 months ago
Barcelona players celebrate their win at the end of the UEFA Champions League 1st round Group H football match between FC Barcelona and Shakhtar Donetsk at the Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys in Barcelona on October 25, 2023. (Photo by Pau BARRENA / AFP)

Barcelona forced to lean on youth in Madrid Clasico battle

La Liga champions Barcelona host bitter rivals Real Madrid in the first Clasico of the season on Saturday, forced into leaning heavily on players from their feted La Masia youth academy.
9 months ago
This photograph taken on August 5, 2021 shows the logo of FC Barcelona on the facade of the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. (Photo by Pau BARRENA / AFP)

Barcelona hit by Liga spending limit cut

Barcelona were dealt a blow on Thursday when the Spanish champions' spending limit for the season was cut to 270 million euros ($290 million) by La Liga.
10 months ago
FC Barcelona's newly signed Spanish defender Inigo Martinez (R) poses for pictures holding his jersey with FC Barcelona's President Joan Laporta during his official presentation at the Joan Gamper training ground in Sant Joan Despi on July 13, 2023. (Photo by LLUIS GENE / AFP)

Martinez glad to join Barca after suffering against them

Barcelona's new defender Inigo Martinez said he was glad to join a team he has regularly suffered against, at his presentation on Thursday.
1 year ago
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