Barcelona’s Lewandowski joins Ronaldo, Messi in 100 club

September 20, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Robert Lewandowski has joined an elite club following his goal for Barcelona during their 5-0 victory against Antwerp. Barcelona striker Robert Lewandowski has become the third player to score 100 UEFA competition goals, following Barcelona’s 5-0 win against Antwerp this evening. The Polish international scored the second goal for Xavi’s side, as Joao Felix, Gavi and an own-goal from Jelle Read More

La Liga: 1st Barcelona vs Real Madrid El Clasico date confirmed

September 16, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Barcelona will play Real Madrid on Oct. 28 in the first Clásico matchup of the 2023-24 season, LaLiga announced on Friday. The world-famous clash will see Barca host Madrid at the Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys — their temporary home, while Camp Nou is being redeveloped. Madrid have won all four of their league games so far this season and sit Read More

La Liga: Barcelona dig deep to edge Villarreal in 7-goal thriller

August 28, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

FC Barcelona fought back to secure a barnstorming 4-3 win at Villarreal on Sunday, with last year’s LaLiga top scorer Robert Lewandowski bagging the winner late in the second half. Villarreal were arguably the better side throughout the match, but a clinical FC Barcelona scored at key moments. They were helped by a brilliant performance from 16-year-old Lamine Yamal, who Read More

Xavi slams Spanish La Liga as Getafe cage Barcelona on opening day

August 14, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

In a shocking attack on La Liga president Javier Tebas, Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez claimed that the state of La Liga is nothing but a disgrace. The outburst followed Barcelona’s mediocre goalless draw with Getafe in the league opener. Three red cards were issued by the referee during the game, which enraged Xavi and made him extremely hostile. Getafe’s use Read More

Saudi move: Barcelona President hits Ronaldo

August 3, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has taken aim at those big-name players who have decided to leave Europe for the riches of Saudi Arabia. There has been an exodus of leading stars to the Gulf State this summer, following Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Al-Nassr in the winter. However, Laporta believes they are moving to the Saudi Pro League for all the Read More

Barcelona confirm Dembele’s move to PSG

August 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Barcelona head coach Xavi Hernandez has confirmed that Ousmane Dembele wants to join Paris Saint-Germain. Speaking to TV3 following a 1-0 pre-season win over Milan, the Barca boss admitted that he expects Dembele to leave for Paris in the coming days, and that there is nothing he can do about it. PSG triggered Dembele’s release clause of €50 million (£43m/$54m) Read More

Arsenal overpower Barcelona in pre-season game

July 27, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Fabio Vieira scored the pick of the goals for Arsenal in their friendly date with Barcelona as he crashed a 25-yard rocket into the top corner. The Portuguese midfielder did not make the impact he had been hoping for at Emirates Stadium in 2022-23, with just three Premier League starts taken in during his debut campaign with the Gunners. He Read More

UEFA fines Barcelona, Man United, others for breaking fair play rule

July 17, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Barcelona and Manchester United have been fined by UEFA for breaches of Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, the European soccer’s governing body said on Friday. Barcelona were fined 500,000 euros for wrongly reporting “profits on disposal of intangible assets” in 2022, while United were fined 300,000 euros for “minor break-even deficits”. “While disappointed by the outcome, Manchester United accepts this Read More

Sergio Busquets officially joins Lionel Messi at Inter Miami

July 17, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Sergio Busquets has officially joined Lionel Messi at Inter Miami, signing a contract with the MLS club that will see him stay in Florida until 2025. Busquets left boyhood club Barcelona after 18 trophy-laden years at the end of last season, and will now reunite with former team-mate Lionel Messi at the DRV PNK Stadium. The 35-year-old midfielder said after Read More

Breaking: Ex-Barcelona star, Luis Suarez, is dead

July 9, 2023 Reuters 0

Former Barcelona and Inter Milan midfielder Luis Suarez (not to be confused with Uruguay’s Luiz Suarez), the only Spanish-born men’s footballer to have won the Ballon d’Or, has died at the age of 88, the two clubs said on Sunday. Suarez, who joined Barca in 1955, won the Ballon d’Or, soccer’s most prestigious individual trophy, after claiming a league and cup Read More

Former Barcelona coach nears PSG switch

June 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Paris Saint-Germain coach Christophe Galtier was held for questioning along with his son as part of a probe into alleged discrimination, the Nice prosecutor told AFP on Friday. The move follows an investigation launched in April, following claims he made racist and Islamophobic remarks about players when he coached Nice in the 2021/22 season. The prosecutor said they would provide Read More

Barcelona are La Liga champions again

May 15, 2023 Admin III 0

Barcelona claimed their 27th LaLiga title and first for four years on Sunday after two first-half goals from Robert Lewandowski spurred them to a comfortable 4-2 victory over city rivals Espanyol. Barca moved to 85 points from 34 matches and extended their lead to an unassailable 14 points over second-placed Real Madrid. There was little time for jubilation, however, as Read More

Aguero speaks on ‘Messi’s return to Barcelona’

April 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Manchester City legend, Sergio Aguero, has spoken on Lionel Messi returning to boyhood club, Barcelona. Recall that Aguero and Messi are close friends and former international teammates with the Argentina national team. The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner has been heavily linked with a return to Barcelona. Speaking with Stake, Aguero said, “Wherever he feels like. That is the best place Read More

Messi ‘returns’ to Barcelona with family

April 24, 2023 Admin III 0

Rumours of Lionel Messi’s possible return to Barcelona have once again been fuelled at the weekend with the unexpected trip that the Argentine star has made with his family. Messi, who has been enjoying a few days off from PSG since Saturday, has decided to travel with his wife Antonela Roccuzzo and their children to Barcelona, which has once again Read More

More trouble for Barcelona for ‘violating UEFA rules’

March 24, 2023 Admin III 0

UEFA considers that there are sufficient grounds for a potential violation of their regulations by Barcelona. Therefore, they consider that there is a case and proceed to open a file to carry out an investigation into the Negreira case. In accordance with Article 31(4) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations, inspectors have been appointed to carry out an investigation into a Read More

Barcelona edge Real Madrid in El Clasico clash, extend La Liga lead

March 20, 2023 Admin III 0

Franck Kessie scored a stoppage-time winner to give Barcelona a 2-1 victory over Real Madrid in Sunday’s Clasico at Camp Nou and a massive 12-point lead over second-place Real Madrid with 12 games of the LaLiga season remaining. A freak own goal from Ronald Araujo put Real Madrid ahead in just the ninth minute, but Barcelona responded to claim a Read More

La Liga: Barcelona ‘caught in corruption web’

March 11, 2023 Admin III 0

Barcelona are facing charges of corruption over payments the club made to Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira – a former vice-president of Spain’s referees’ committee. It emerged last month that Barca paid Negreira and a company he owns a reported total of 8.4m euros (£7.4m) between 2001 and 2018. A Barcelona court heard on Friday that Barca, former club officials and Read More

Rashford doubt for League Cup final

February 25, 2023 Admin III 0

Marcus Rashford is a doubt for Sunday’s League Cup final, Manchester United coach, Erik ten Hag said, with more tests needed to examine the severity of the injury that forced the in-form striker off against Barcelona. Rashford limped off late in United’s 2-1 Europa League playoff second leg win on Thursday, casting doubt over whether he will start against Newcastle Read More

Europa League: Barcelona cage Manchester at Camp Nou

February 16, 2023 Admin III 0

Barcelona and Manchester United produced a thrilling encounter worthy of the Champions League elite with an action-packed 2-2 draw in the first leg of their Europa League round of 32 tie at Camp Nou on Thursday. Marcus Rashford looked to have inspired a memorable Man United win as he scored and forced an own goal from Jules Kounde within nine Read More

Breaking: Barcelona legend sent to jail

January 20, 2023 Mail Online 0

Brazilian international Dani Alves has had his contract at Mexican side Pumas terminated after he being jailed on remand without bail over an alleged sexual assault of a woman in a Barcelona nightclub. The 39-year-old, who has denied any wrongdoing, was taken to the Brians 1 jail outside Barcelona, said a source with knowledge of the matter. Earlier on Friday, Alves appeared Read More

Copa del Rey: Barcelona survive unknown club scare, early exit

January 5, 2023 Admin III 0

Barcelona conceded three to third-division Intercity in the Copa del Rey, but Ansu Fati saved them from an early cup exit with an extra-time winner. Barcelona took the lead three times inside 90 minutes, before squandering it on each occasion against a resilient third-tier, relegation-threatened Intercity side. Ronald Araujo stymied any early nerves for the visitors with a fourth-minute bullet Read More

Pique bids bye to teammates, fans as Barcelona go top of La Liga

November 6, 2022 Editor 0

Barcelona legend Gerard Pique was given an emotional standing ovation as he made his final Nou Camp appearance in their 2-0 La Liga win over Almeria. He was replaced in the 84th minute and tearfully embraced all his team-mates, boss Xavi and the entire Barca bench. The 35-year-old will retire after Tuesday’s trip to Osasuna, although it is not certain Read More

Barcelona ‘s Gerard Pique announces sudden retirement

November 3, 2022 Admin III 0

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has announced that he will retire from football when the Spanish league breaks for the World Cup this month. Pique, 35, says Saturday’s match against Almeria in LaLiga will be his last at Camp Nou for the Catalan club after 14 years in the first team following his return from Manchester United in 2008. Barca then Read More

Breaking: Again, Barcelona exit UEFA Champions League, join Europa

October 26, 2022 Admin III 0

Barcelona have been eliminated from the Champions League after Inter beat Viktoria Plzen to ensure they join Bayern Munich in the round of 16. An Edin Dzeko double and goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Romelu Lukaku saw Inter beat the Czech team 4-0 in the early kick-off on Wednesday, giving them 10 points from five matches, while Barca sit six Read More