La Liga

Barcelona agrees 1-year extension for Guardiola

Barcelona has announced that it has reached an agreement with coach Pep Guardiola for a one-year contract extension. Barcelona did not reveal the terms of a deal that will keep the 40-year-old Guardiola at the helm of the Catalan club until the end of the 2011-12 season.

Since taking over from Frank Rijkaard in 2008, Barcelona has won eight major trophies including two straight Spanish league titles, a Champions League, a European Supercup and a Club World Cup.