LaLiga title race on the line at Clasico against Real, Xavi says

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 - 03:32 GMT

Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez said winning Sunday's "El Clasico" in the Spanish capital is the only way his side can hold off Real Madrid's run to the LaLiga title - the only remaining major silverware Barca could win this season.

Felix bicycle kick earns Barcelona win at Cadiz

Sun, 14 Apr 2024 - 01:22 GMT

Barca moved to 70 points, eight behind leaders Real Madrid, whom they will face in the "El Clasico" at the Santiago Bernabeu next weekend.

Luis Enrique confident PSG can recover to win tie against Barcelona

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 - 02:25 GMT

Paris St Germain manager Luis Enrique said he is still confident his team can overcome a 3-2 home loss to Barcelona in their Champions League quarter-final and shine against the Spanish side next week to progress.

Raphinha scores twice to help Barca fight back and win at PSG

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 - 11:23 GMT

Brazil forward Raphinha scored twice to help Barcelona secure a 3-2 win at Paris St Germain in a lively Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday, earning the Spanish side their first win in the knockout stage in four years.

Man City draw Real Madrid in Champions League quarters, Barca face PSG

Fri, 15 Mar 2024 - 11:51 GMT

Arsenal returned to the quarter-finals for the first time in 14 years and they play Bayern Munich which will give the German club's star striker Harry Kane -- who has scored 36 goals this season -- another crack at his former north London rivals

Superb Yamal strike hands Barcelona 1-0 win over Mallorca

Sat, 09 Mar 2024 - 12:54 GMT

Barcelona teenager Lamine Yamal struck a fine late goal to secure a hard-fought 1-0 home win against plucky Mallorca on Friday to move within five points of leaders Real Madrid.

Barcelona have not given up hope of winning successive LaLiga titles, says coach Xavi

Sat, 24 Feb 2024 - 04:34 GMT

Champions Barcelona are determined not to let their crammed schedule get in the way of their bid to win back-to-back LaLiga titles even though they are third in the standings, coach Xavi Hernandez said ahead of Saturday's clash against Getafe.

Napoli fight back to draw with Barcelona in dull game

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 - 05:29 GMT

Napoli fought back to hold visitors Barcelona to a dour 1-1 draw in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Wednesday as Victor Osimhen cancelled out Robert Lewandowski's opener.

Barca cannot afford any more slip-ups, says boss Xavi

Sat, 17 Feb 2024 - 12:20 GMT

Barca are third in the standings with 51 points from 24 matches, 10 behind leaders Real and five less than Girona, and Xavi is aware that anything other than a win against 17th-placed Celta on Saturday would make matters worse for his team.

Barca's Laporta to 'rethink everything' if Super League doesn't start in 1-2 years

Sat, 03 Feb 2024 - 10:56 GMT

Barcelona President Joan Laporta said the European Super League could take off next season or at least by the 2025-26 campaign, but if it fails to, the LaLiga side will have to reevaluate everything.

Barcelona knocked out of Cup as Athletic hit extra-time double

Thu, 25 Jan 2024 - 09:17 GMT

Athletic Bilbao beat Barcelona 4-2 at home to knock them out of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday as brothers Inaki and Nico Williams struck in extra time in a breathtaking quarter-final.

Barcelona to face Real Madrid in Super Cup final after 2-0 over Osasuna

Fri, 12 Jan 2024 - 10:00 GMT

Barca set up a dream showpiece clash on Sunday with Real Madrid, who had beaten city rivals Atletico Madrid in a breathtaking 5-3 derby earlier in the week. It will be a re-match from last year's final, which Barca won 3-1.

Barca defender Cancelo sidelined with knee injury

Sat, 06 Jan 2024 - 11:43 GMT

Barcelona defender Joao Cancelo will be out for a period of time due to a knee injury he sustained during their win against Las Palmas in LaLiga, the club said on Friday.

Pressure growing on Barca as they host red-hot Atletico

Fri, 01 Dec 2023 - 02:05 GMT

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid meet on Sunday in the biggest game of the LaLiga weekend with both teams trailing leaders Real Madrid and Girona and keen to prove they are equipped to stay in the title race.

De Jong back in Barca squad for Rayo clash, Ter Stegen ruled out

Sat, 25 Nov 2023 - 12:27 GMT

Barcelona's Dutch midfielder Frenkie De Jong has returned to the squad for Saturday's LaLiga game at Rayo Vallecano after two months out with an ankle injury, the club said on Friday.

Barcelona president under investigation in refereeing case

Thu, 19 Oct 2023 - 11:50 GMT

In March, prosecutors filed a complaint over alleged payments of more than 7.3 million euros ($7.8 million) over 17 years to firms owned by Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira, who was vice-president of the Spanish football federation's refereeing committee from 1993 to 2018.

Torres scores to give Barcelona 1-0 win at Porto

Thu, 05 Oct 2023 - 10:30 GMT

Substitute Ferran Torres scored to give Barcelona a hard-fought 1-0 win at Porto in their Champions League Group H clash on Wednesday, with the Spanish side finishing with 10 men after Gavi got a second yellow card for a foul in added time.

Ramos gifts Barca win over Sevilla amid boardroom tensions between clubs

Sat, 30 Sep 2023 - 12:18 GMT

Ramos, a former Real Madrid captain playing his old rivals Barcelona again for the first time since 2020, was helpless when he attempted to block 16-year-old Lamine Yamal's header into the box and saw the ball creep over the line in the 76th minute.

Barcelona under investigation for suspected bribery in refereeing case

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 - 11:19 GMT

The investigation has now been widened to include Barcelona as a suspect. Investigating judge Joaquin Aguirre Lopez said earlier in September the club may have benefited from graft.

Xavi signs contract extension with Barcelona until 2025

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 - 11:31 GMT

Coach Xavi Hernandez has extended his contract with Barcelona until 2025 with an option for a further year, the LaLiga club said on Friday.