FC Barcelona

47 results

FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi  reserves the “first minutes” of each match for interpretation, says coach Ernesto Valverde, ignoring the ball and taking a reconnaissance walk around the opposition defence, fixing each man’s position in his head before trying to capitalise later in the game on perceived weaknesses.  Photograph: Rodrigo Jimenez?EPA

A little man in a baseball cap, sitting high in his luxury crossover SUV, drives into the players’ parking lot at FC Barcelona’s closed training groun(...)

Barcelona against Real Madrid will be shown on online service Eleven Sports. Photograph:  Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty

One of football’s great rivalries resumes on Sunday afternoon, as FC Barcelona take on Real Madrid at the Camp Nou. Both the injured Lionel Messi and(...)

The social network has agreed a deal to broadcast Spain’s national football competition over the next three seasons in India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal and the Maldives

Facebook has won the rights to screen La Liga matches across the Indian subcontinent in a deal that will allow hundreds of millions of south Asian use(...)

Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta holds off a crowd of Croatian players during the Euro 2012 championships. Photograph: Patrik Stollarz/AFP/GettyImages

Spain’s World Cup winning goal-scorer Andres Iniesta may have played his last soccer match for the country, but his family’s wine-making sideline is e(...)

The Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, refurbished for the World Cup, is the biggest venue in the 2018 tournament, with a capacity of 81,000 people. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

As the Italian Conte Verde ocean liner set sail from Genoa to South America in 1930, this newspaper bore no mention of its departure or where it was g(...)

Former Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta poses with his new jersey. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters

Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta has signed for Japanese side Vissel Kobe after bringing the curtain down on his brilliant Barcelona career. The 34-ye(...)

Barcelona fans celebrate their la Liga victory. Photograph: Pau Berrena/AFP

Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique once likened the club to Disneyland and on Tuesday the La Liga champions announced plans to open their own amuseme(...)

Patrick O’Connell managed both FC Barcelona and Real Betis, and is still referred to there as ‘Don Patricio’ O’Connell.

Some women are romanced with flowers or chocolates, but when I met Mike, the man that would become my husband, I was beguiled by tales of the grandfat(...)

Barcelona celebrate after winning against Deportivo de la Coruna at the Riazor to seal the La Liga title. Photo: Lavandeira jr/EPA

The league came to a close at both ends of Riazor, two human circles forming. Deportivo de La Coruña’s players joined together, arms around each other(...)

Gerard Pique celebrates his goal against AS Roma. Photograph: Pau Barrena/AFP

FC Barcelona 4 AS Roma 1 Roma scored three at the Camp Nou but their chances of reaching a first Champions League semi-final since 1984 are slim. Thi(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Next
  • Last »