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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Barcelona

Last week
21st May 2023 - 27th May 2023
# on the beach
Barcelona score own goal and lose to relegation-threatened Real Valladolid
Andreas Christensen sent Valladolid on their way to a 3-1 win by heading into his own net in the second minute.
Last month
May 2023
# Departing
Busquets: 'The moment has arrived to announce this is my last season at Barcelona'
Three-time Champion’s League winner to leave his hometown club.
This year
Barcelona held to draw but Chelsea’s Champions League journey ends at Nou Camp
72,262 fans watched on as Barca advanced to the European decider.
# Champions League
Putellas in Barcelona squad to face Chelsea as England defender Bronze ruled out
The Ballon d’Or winner is set to make her comeback from a cruciate ligament knee injury.
# taken down
Girona striker hits four goals to inflict heavy defeat on Real Madrid
Carlo Ancelotti’s side are 11 points behind Barcelona who are closing in on La Liga title.
# European Football
Raspadori pushes Napoli past Juve and to brink of title
First-half finish restores advantage to 11 points with eight games remaining.
Another knee issue for England as early stunner puts Barca in Champions League driving seat
The Spaniards beat Chelsea 1-0 in the first leg of their semi-final at Stamford Bridge.
# Barcelona
Ref corruption case is Spanish football's worst ever moment - La Liga president
Spanish prosecutors have charged Barcelona over payments to a company owned by a former refereeing chief.
# Advantage
Own goal secures semi-final first leg win for Barcelona over Real Madrid
The Catalans were somewhat depleted going into the Copa del Rey tie against their rivals.
# European football round-up
Barcelona suffer shock defeat at struggling Almeria
Napoli extend their lead in Italy to 18 points while Bayern storm back to the top of the Bundesliga.
# sky's the limit
Man United has 'potential' to beat any team after Barcelona scalp - ten Hag
Last night’s comeback victory sends United through to the last 16 of the competition.
# Dutch Gold
Thrilling victory on a pivotal night for Erik ten Hag's Old Trafford revival
The Manchester United manager showed an ability, and humility, to rectify his own mistakes.
# Thriller
Manchester United continue European adventure with comeback defeat of Barcelona
The Old Trafford club trailed before goals from Fred and Antony turned the Europa League contest around.
# Anger
Erik ten Hag fumes at officials - 'It was a really bad decision and I can’t understand'
Manchester United boss was shown a yellow card for his protests.
# enthralling
Marcus Rashford's season of wonder reaches new heights at Nou Camp
The Manchester United striker scored one and created another in an enthralling 2-2 draw with Barcelona.
# Report
Manchester United and Barcelona share the spoils in thrilling Europa League draw
The first leg finished 2-2 at Camp Nou.
# Eurozone
Eventful night for Mbappe, Barca and Bayern win as Cancelo makes immediate impact
The France and PSG star missed a penalty – twice – and came off injured as PSG won at Montpellier.
# Dani Alves
Mexico's Pumas sack Dani Alves over sexual assault allegations
The 39-year-old was summoned to a Barcelona police station where he was ‘taken into custody’ and will now be questioned by a judge.
# Copa del Rey
Lewandowski hits two for Barca, Real Madrid stun Villarreal with comeback
Both Spanish soccer giants progressed tonight.
Last year
# Court
Neymar acquitted of corruption over Barcelona transfer
The charges were related to the Brazil star’s transfer to Barcelona from Santos in 2013.
# Train Crash
Over 150 people injured in train collision near Barcelona
18 medical units were deployed to the area
# Time to go
Barcelona's Pique announces retirement after decorated career
The veteran defender bows out with three Champions League titles for his childhood club.
Ousmane Dembele puts on a show to keep Barcelona within reach of Real Madrid
Elsewhere, in Serie A, Napoli are three points clear at the top after winning 1-0 at Roma courtesy of a Victor Osimhen goal.
# high profile case
Neymar tells fraud trial he signed documents his father told him to
The Brazilian superstar has taken the stand in Spain over alleged irregularities in his transfer to Barcelona.
# Legal
Neymar arrives in court as trial begins over his Barcelona transfer
The Brazil star is one of nine defendants on trial on corruption-related charges, among them his parents and their N&N company, which manages his affairs.
# back on top
Real Madrid top La Liga with Clasico win over Barcelona
Carlo Ancelotti’s side beat their fierce rivals 3-1 at the Bernabeu.
# god's plan
Barcelona to celebrate rapper Drake's Spotify milestone with shirt logo for Clasico
The move is part of a sponsorship deal as Drake becomes the first artist to reach 50 billion plays on the music streaming platform.
# donedeal
Antoine Griezmann completes permanent return to Atletico Madrid from Barcelona
The France forward had been on loan at Atletico since August 2021 but was recently limited to 30-minute cameos due to financial clauses in the deal.
# Economic stress
Recovering Barca predict 1.3 billion euro revenue
The club has a predicted profit of 274 million euros.
# Teenage Prodigy
Barcelona tie wonderkid Gavi down to new deal with €1bn release clause
The 18-year-old came through the youth ranks at La Masia.
# clinical
Two goals in three minutes sees Bayern overcome Barcelona, Leverkusen stun Atletico
Leroy Sane and Lucas Hernandez were both on target for the Bundesliga side.
# ligaf
Opening round of Women’s La Liga cancelled following referees’ no-show
Spanish women’s top-flight games were postponed over the weekend due to a referees’ strike.
Barcelona trounce Cadiz, climb top in Spain after medical emergency interrupts game
The match was halted in the 82nd minute because of a presumed heart attack in the stands.
# bid accepted
Barcelona agree world-record fee to sign England midfielder Walsh
A Euro 2022 winner, the Manchester City star is set to move for a reported €406,000.
# Terrifying
Barcelona's Aubameyang suffers injured jaw during violent robbery at his home
The Barcelona striker says he expects to recover ‘in no time.’
# Theft
Barca striker and his wife attacked and robbed by men armed with guns and iron bars
The violent incident occurred at the player’s home in the early hours of this morning.
# quick fix
Barcelona raise an additional €100m in race to register new signings
The cash-strapped Catalan club have sold part of their media production unit.
# Going Well
Dembele bags brilliant brace as Barca and Juve's US friendly ends in draw
Moise Kean also scored two goals.
# Hitting Out
'It's the only club in the world that doesn't have money but can buy any player - it's crazy to me'
Bayern Munich head coach Julian Nagelsmann has hit out at the way Barcelona have done business this summer.
# Signed Up
Robert Lewandowski completes Barcelona move as club confirm €50m deal
Lewandowski, 33, had one year left on his contract with Bayern Munich.