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# barcelona - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Tense Clasico at Camp Nou finishes goalless
# Honours Even
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# Honours Even

Tense Clasico at Camp Nou finishes goalless

Dec 18th 2019, 9:22 PM 8,434 Views 6 Comments

Gareth Bale had a goal chalked off as Barcelona and Real Madrid couldn’t be separated.

Valverde confident Clasico won't attract trouble despite political climate
# Christmas Clasico
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# Christmas Clasico

Valverde confident Clasico won't attract trouble despite political climate

Dec 18th 2019, 8:06 AM 2,812 Views 0 Comments

Wednesday’s El Clasico will take place with a political backdrop due to pre-game protests, but Ernesto Valverde expects no Camp Nou trouble.

# barcelona - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Barcelona slip up ahead of El Clasico with draw against Real Sociedad
# Blaugrana
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# Blaugrana

Barcelona slip up ahead of El Clasico with draw against Real Sociedad

Dec 14th 2019, 5:14 PM 3,619 Views 0 Comments

Luis Suarez helped Barcelona to come from behind at Real Sociedad and lead, but Ernesto Valverde’s men could not secure victory.

# barcelona - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Barcelona-linked Inter star a 'great player', says Valverde
# Transfer News
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# Transfer News

Barcelona-linked Inter star a 'great player', says Valverde

Dec 10th 2019, 9:37 AM 6,119 Views 0 Comments

Lautaro Martinez is reportedly wanted by the reigning La Liga champions.

# barcelona - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Suarez rates incredible goal against Mallorca as the best of his career
# Magic
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# Magic

Suarez rates incredible goal against Mallorca as the best of his career

Dec 8th 2019, 10:51 AM 15,311 Views 5 Comments

‘Valverde tells me that sometimes I miss the easiest ones and score the most difficult ones.’

# barcelona - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Messi scores yet another hat-trick as Barcelona wallop Mallorca
# The Best Ever
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# The Best Ever

Messi scores yet another hat-trick as Barcelona wallop Mallorca

Dec 7th 2019, 10:45 PM 10,100 Views 47 Comments

Real Madrid maintained their fine form with victory over Espanyol.

# barcelona - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Rapinoe asks Ronaldo and Messi to 'help' in fight against racism, sexism
# Plea
From The42
# Plea

Rapinoe asks Ronaldo and Messi to 'help' in fight against racism, sexism

Dec 4th 2019, 9:10 PM 10,589 Views 25 Comments

The United States international won the women’s Ballon d’Or this week.

# barcelona - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Van Dijk 'respects greatness' after losing out to Messi
# Pipped
From The42
# Pipped

Van Dijk 'respects greatness' after losing out to Messi

Dec 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 8,772 Views 11 Comments

He may have finished runner up to Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi, but Virgil van Dijk had no qualms about losing out to the Barcelona star.

# barcelona - Friday 29 November, 2019

Gerrard insists 'faultless' Van Dijk deserves Ballon d'Or ahead of Messi
# Fantastic 4
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# Fantastic 4

Gerrard insists 'faultless' Van Dijk deserves Ballon d'Or ahead of Messi

Nov 29th 2019, 10:11 AM 5,156 Views 14 Comments

The Rangers manager is backing the Liverpool defender to win the award at the expense of the Barcelona star.

# barcelona - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Messi breaks Champions League record in Dortmund win
# Superstar
From The42
# Superstar

Messi breaks Champions League record in Dortmund win

Nov 27th 2019, 10:06 PM 19,503 Views 4 Comments

Borussia Dortmund need to win on the final matchday to qualify from the Champions League group stage after a 3-1 loss away to Barcelona.

# barcelona - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Barcelona's €120 million man admits to lacking confidence
# Baptism Of Fire
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# Baptism Of Fire

Barcelona's €120 million man admits to lacking confidence

Nov 26th 2019, 10:33 AM 7,499 Views 4 Comments

Antoine Griezmann spoke about life at Camp Nou ahead of the Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund.

# barcelona - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Messi, Griezmann, Suarez and Dembele all start, as Barcelona scrape late victory against bottom side
# Review
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# Review

Messi, Griezmann, Suarez and Dembele all start, as Barcelona scrape late victory against bottom side

Nov 23rd 2019, 3:39 PM 4,947 Views 0 Comments

An Arturo Vidal strike against Leganes extended their lead at the top of La Liga.

# barcelona - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'I feel sad' - Rakitic complains about being benched at Barcelona
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

'I feel sad' - Rakitic complains about being benched at Barcelona

Nov 13th 2019, 10:16 PM 6,960 Views 5 Comments

Nine of the Croatian’s 10 appearances this season have come as a substitute but the midfielder feels he has much to offer.

# barcelona - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Barcelona manager rejects talk of resignation after shock defeat
# Going Nowhere
From The42
# Going Nowhere

Barcelona manager rejects talk of resignation after shock defeat

Nov 2nd 2019, 7:53 PM 6,496 Views 1 Comment

Ernesto Valverde dismissed a question about whether he would step down after his side’s loss at the hands of Levante.

Barcelona stunned after second-half collapse
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Barcelona stunned after second-half collapse

Nov 2nd 2019, 5:44 PM 10,991 Views 5 Comments

Real Madrid have the chance to go top of La Liga after their rivals suffered a shock defeat to Levante.

# barcelona - Friday 1 November, 2019

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'

Nov 1st 2019, 9:44 PM 104,966 Views 43 Comments

The 14-year-old victim was unconscious at the time.

# barcelona - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Regal Messi steals the show as Barcelona hammer Real Valladolid
# Genius
From The42
# Genius

Regal Messi steals the show as Barcelona hammer Real Valladolid

Oct 29th 2019, 10:38 PM 10,934 Views 8 Comments

The Argentine scored twice and set up another two as the champions returned to the summit of La Liga.

# barcelona - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Messi on target to ensure frantic week ends in comfortable Barca win
# Spanish Football
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# Spanish Football

Messi on target to ensure frantic week ends in comfortable Barca win

Oct 19th 2019, 2:15 PM 3,170 Views 0 Comments

Antoine Griezmann and Luis Suarez also scored in a comfortable win over Eibar.

# barcelona - Friday 18 October, 2019

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona

Oct 18th 2019, 10:45 PM 12,245 Views 28 Comments

Highways were occupied by thousands of people joining five marches from inland towns.

# barcelona - Thursday 17 October, 2019

15 years on from Barca debut, another landmark for Lionel Messi
# Accolade
From The42
# Accolade

15 years on from Barca debut, another landmark for Lionel Messi

Oct 17th 2019, 10:31 AM 5,520 Views 2 Comments

His efforts helped Barca to successfully defend the La Liga title.

# barcelona - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Over 50 people arrested as protests continue over jailing of Catalan leaders
# Spain
# Spain

Over 50 people arrested as protests continue over jailing of Catalan leaders

Oct 16th 2019, 12:02 PM 5,925 Views 17 Comments

The protests began after the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan leaders earlier this week.

# barcelona - Monday 14 October, 2019

Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders
# Protests
# Protests

Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders

Oct 14th 2019, 8:34 PM 38,742 Views 43 Comments

Demonstrators flooded the streets of Barcelona before marching towards El Prat airport in Barcelona.

# barcelona - Friday 11 October, 2019

Germany youngster in control of future as Real Madrid and Barcelona rumours grow
# Transfer News
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# Transfer News

Germany youngster in control of future as Real Madrid and Barcelona rumours grow

Oct 11th 2019, 8:48 PM 6,728 Views 2 Comments

Kai Havertz says he will listen to advice, including from his national team’s coach.

# barcelona - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Suarez, Dembele and Messi shine as Griezmann left out of Barcelona win
# Three's Company
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# Three's Company

Suarez, Dembele and Messi shine as Griezmann left out of Barcelona win

Oct 6th 2019, 10:26 PM 6,458 Views 2 Comments

The €120million signing had to be content with a place among the substitutes.

# barcelona - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'He doesn't talk much and neither do I, so it is difficult for us' - Griezmann trying to bond with Messi
# Friendship
From The42
# Friendship

'He doesn't talk much and neither do I, so it is difficult for us' - Griezmann trying to bond with Messi

Oct 1st 2019, 5:44 PM 9,488 Views 1 Comment

The Argentinian’s injury problems have also made it difficult for the pair to build a connection.

# barcelona - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Barcelona goalkeeper Ter Stegen delivers 60-yard assist for Suarez as champions see off Getafe
# Sweeper Keeper
From The42
# Sweeper Keeper

Barcelona goalkeeper Ter Stegen delivers 60-yard assist for Suarez as champions see off Getafe

Sep 28th 2019, 6:17 PM 6,231 Views 5 Comments

Goals from Luis Suarez and Junior Firpo saw Barcelona secure a 2-0 win.

# barcelona - Friday 27 September, 2019

Valverde reveals that Barcelona will appeal €300 fine over Griezmann transfer
# Griez Lightning
From The42
# Griez Lightning

Valverde reveals that Barcelona will appeal €300 fine over Griezmann transfer

Sep 27th 2019, 5:53 PM 6,403 Views 4 Comments

Barca signed Griezmann in July for €120million but Atletico Madrid claimed they were owed a further €80m.

# barcelona - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Barcelona fined paltry €300 after being found guilty of tapping up Griezmann
# Crime And Punishment
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# Crime And Punishment

Barcelona fined paltry €300 after being found guilty of tapping up Griezmann

Sep 26th 2019, 2:34 PM 6,990 Views 8 Comments

The Spanish side approached the France international when he was still attached to Atletico Madrid.

# barcelona - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Messi injured again as Barcelona get much-needed win over Villarreal
# Luckless
From The42
# Luckless

Messi injured again as Barcelona get much-needed win over Villarreal

Sep 25th 2019, 9:26 AM 5,166 Views 1 Comment

The Argentine was forced off at half time in what was his first start of the season.

# barcelona - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Shock Granada win sees Barcelona endure worst start to La Liga season since 1994
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Shock Granada win sees Barcelona endure worst start to La Liga season since 1994

Sep 21st 2019, 10:23 PM 12,408 Views 6 Comments

Goals from Ramon Azeez and Alvaro Vadillo earned promoted Granada a famous 2-0 win.

# barcelona - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

'Fans shout at you like a monkey then ask for a photo' - Eto'o calls for racism to be eradicated from football
# Plea
From The42
# Plea

'Fans shout at you like a monkey then ask for a photo' - Eto'o calls for racism to be eradicated from football

Sep 18th 2019, 6:17 PM 4,509 Views 4 Comments

The retired striker spoke in the context of the non-punishment of Cagliari fans for racist chanting to Romelu Lukaku.

# barcelona - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

16-year-old starts and Messi returns as Barcelona held by Dortmund
# Stalemate
From The42
# Stalemate

16-year-old starts and Messi returns as Barcelona held by Dortmund

Sep 17th 2019, 10:06 PM 7,751 Views 5 Comments

Marc-Andre ter Stegen saved a Marco Reus penalty as the Catalan side just about did enough to draw.

# barcelona - Saturday 14 September, 2019

16-year-old Fati stars as Barca thump Valencia without Messi
# Next Gen
From The42
# Next Gen

16-year-old Fati stars as Barca thump Valencia without Messi

Sep 14th 2019, 10:14 PM 11,536 Views 5 Comments

Albert Celades’ Valencia reign began with a 5-2 loss to Barcelona, in which Ansu Fati once again made headlines.

PSG ultras issue Neymar warning
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

PSG ultras issue Neymar warning

Sep 14th 2019, 11:25 AM 13,354 Views 5 Comments

The Brazil international joined PSG from Barcelona in a world-record €222million move two years ago.

# barcelona - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Messi tells Dembele to step up and be more professional at Barcelona
# Constructive Criticism
From The42
# Constructive Criticism

Messi tells Dembele to step up and be more professional at Barcelona

Sep 12th 2019, 8:20 PM 17,317 Views 3 Comments

Ousmane Dembele has struggled for consistency since joining Barcelona, with Lionel Messi telling him to improve his professionalism.

# barcelona - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Three-time Champions League winner Samuel Eto'o hangs up his boots for 'new challenge'
# Retirement
From The42
# Retirement

Three-time Champions League winner Samuel Eto'o hangs up his boots for 'new challenge'

Sep 7th 2019, 2:44 PM 11,882 Views 5 Comments

The 38-year-old enjoyed a prolific career with clubs including Barcelona, Inter Milan and Chelsea.

# barcelona - Friday 6 September, 2019

Messi's annual Barcelona exit option does not worry Pique
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Messi's annual Barcelona exit option does not worry Pique

Sep 6th 2019, 5:08 PM 7,475 Views 3 Comments

The clause is said to have come into effect when five-time Ballon d’Or winner turned 32 in June.

# barcelona - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Pogba, Salah and Sterling join Messi and Ronaldo on FIFPro World 11 list
# Stars
From The42
# Stars

Pogba, Salah and Sterling join Messi and Ronaldo on FIFPro World 11 list

Sep 5th 2019, 8:17 PM 6,259 Views 8 Comments

Premier League clubs boast the most players on the 55-man shortlist.

# barcelona - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Barcelona drop points again despite heroics of 16-year-old Ansu Fati
# Slow Start
From The42
# Slow Start

Barcelona drop points again despite heroics of 16-year-old Ansu Fati

Aug 31st 2019, 8:37 PM 10,995 Views 1 Comment

Newly-promoted Osasuna earned a 2-2 draw with the Champions.

# barcelona - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Former Spain and Barcelona manager Luis Enrique's daughter dies aged nine
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Former Spain and Barcelona manager Luis Enrique's daughter dies aged nine

Aug 29th 2019, 10:42 PM 88,318 Views 47 Comments

Nine-year-old Xana Enrique passed away after suffering from bone cancer.