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Atletico Madrid And Barcelona Draw 1-1

Luis Suarez kept Barcelona unbeaten in La Liga with a late equaliser against Atletico Madrid in the two sides’ first meeting at the Wanda Metropolitano. Barca were heading for their first defeat of the season after a Saul wonder goal in the first half but eight minutes from time Suarez struck with a far post [...]

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has admitted the club would have to consider the possibility of leaving La Liga if Catalonia gained independence from Spain. A referendum on the issue gained worldwide headlines on Sunday following a violent police crackdown on voters across Catalonia. Amid the chaos, Barcelona’s league match with Las Palmas at the [...]

Barcelona Wage Bills Passes Real Madrid’s

Barcelona have overtaken rivals Real Madrid in having the largest wage budget in La Liga, according to data released this week. According to the numbers from the Spanish league, the money available for Barca’s bills are up to €507million. Their main title rivals, Real, meanwhile have a cap on overall salaries that comes in at [...]

Real Madrid Dominate FIFA World XI

A record number of 13 Real Madrid players have been nominated for long list of the FIFPro World XI, while Manchester United’s Paul Pogba and Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez lead the pool of Premier League nominees. A total of 25,000 professional footballers were asked to select a team of 11 players – one goalkeeper, four defenders, [...]

Champions League Draw 2017/18

The 2017/18 UEFA Champions League group stage draw has been made, with highlights including Bayern Munich v PSG, Chelsea v Atlético Madrid, Juventus v Barcelona and Real Madrid v Dortmund. GROUP A (BENFICA, MANCHESTER UNITED, BASEL, CSKA MOSCOW) Jose Mourinho can be happy with how Manchester United’s return after a one-year absence shapes, and his [...]

La Liga Matches Coming To A Location Near You

The Spanish football authorities are looking at plans to host La Liga matches abroad as soon as next season. The proposal is set to be discussed between the 20 Spanish top flight sides, with La Liga aiming to increase its financial revenue from international audiences. And La Liga chief Javier Tebas, who has called the league a [...]

Lionel Messi will sign a new contract soon but is yet to put pen to paper on a fresh deal at the Camp Nou, claims Barcelona sporting director Albert Soler. Soler faced the music at a press conference on Saturday following a summer of transfer turmoil at the Catalan club. And a key talking point [...]

According to ESPN FC, sources close to Liverpool say that Barcelona’s claims they were quoted a price of €200 million for Philippe Coutinho are false. At a news conference on Saturday, a day after the Spanish transfer window closed, Barcelona sporting director Robert and director Albert Soler told reporters that Coutinho was too expensive and [...]

Barcelona: Liverpool Wanted 185m For Coutinho

Barcelona claim that Liverpool were willing to sell Philippe Coutinho on the Spanish transfer deadline day. Speaking at a press conference on Saturday, Barcelona’s director of professional sports Albert Soler said the Merseyside club demanded €200 million (£185m) to make the deal happen. Soler said: ‘Yesterday, after weeks of offers and talks, Liverpool valued a [...]

Ousmane Dembele has become the most expensive player in Barcelona’s history after signing a five-year deal with the Catalan club on Monday. Barca announced on Friday that they had reached an agreement with Borussia Dortmund to sign the France international for an initial fee worth €105 million. That could rise to €145m with add-ons, which [...]