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#Barcelona

# 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 6,981 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 6,506 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 11,000 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 105,010 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 11,009 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
From The42
# Spanish Football

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

Oct 19th 2019, 2:15 PM 3,184 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 12,251 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 5,532 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 5,929 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 38,801 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
From The42
# Transfer News

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

Oct 11th 2019, 8:48 PM 6,742 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
From The42
# Three's Company

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

Oct 6th 2019, 10:26 PM 6,464 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 9,498 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 6,244 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 6,415 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
From The42
# Crime And Punishment

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

Sep 26th 2019, 2:34 PM 7,010 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 5,178 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 12,416 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 4,539 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 7,768 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 11,558 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 13,368 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 17,331 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 11,998 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 7,482 Views 1 Comment

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 6,274 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 11,008 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 88,390 Views 48 Comments

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

# barcelona - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Griezmann dazzles as five-star Barcelona rout Betis
# Grizou
From The42
# Grizou

Griezmann dazzles as five-star Barcelona rout Betis

Aug 25th 2019, 10:10 PM 16,478 Views 2 Comments

The French striker scored twice in the absence of Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi.

# barcelona - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Locals in Barcelona form vigilante patrols after surge in crime targeting tourists
# Security Crisis
# Security Crisis

Locals in Barcelona form vigilante patrols after surge in crime targeting tourists

Aug 24th 2019, 1:26 PM 65,441 Views 68 Comments

Thefts and violent robberies in Barcelona jumped by 28% between 2016 and 2018.

# barcelona - Monday 19 August, 2019

Coutinho admits €160 million move from Liverpool to Barcelona 'didn't work out' as hoped
# Greener Pastures
From The42
# Greener Pastures

Coutinho admits €160 million move from Liverpool to Barcelona 'didn't work out' as hoped

Aug 19th 2019, 5:35 PM 9,493 Views 8 Comments

The Brazil international has completed a loan move to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.

# barcelona - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Lewandowski welcomes Coutinho as Sanches vents frustration with Bayern
# Incoming
From The42
# Incoming

Lewandowski welcomes Coutinho as Sanches vents frustration with Bayern

Aug 17th 2019, 11:49 AM 15,883 Views 11 Comments

Coutinho is set to join Bayern on loan after it was confirmed that an agreement is in place with Barcelona.

# barcelona - Friday 16 August, 2019

Barcelona slump to opening game defeat as Suarez limps off injured
# Early Problems
From The42
# Early Problems

Barcelona slump to opening game defeat as Suarez limps off injured

Aug 16th 2019, 10:10 PM 12,213 Views 6 Comments

The defending champions were beaten by Athletic Bilbao on Friday night.

Coutinho edges closer to Bayern loan move after Barcelona reach 'agreement in principle'
# On Loan
From The42
# On Loan

Coutinho edges closer to Bayern loan move after Barcelona reach 'agreement in principle'

Aug 16th 2019, 7:52 PM 6,448 Views 10 Comments

The 27-year-old was left out of Barcelona’s squad for tonight’s La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao.

Messi ruled out of Barcelona's La Liga opener tonight
# Injury
From The42
# Injury

Messi ruled out of Barcelona's La Liga opener tonight

Aug 16th 2019, 8:14 AM 4,388 Views 2 Comments

Ernesto Valverde indicated the Barcelona captain will miss Friday’s game against Athletic Bilbao.

# barcelona - Thursday 15 August, 2019

ITV4 to show Barcelona's La Liga opener in continuation of rights deal
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

ITV4 to show Barcelona's La Liga opener in continuation of rights deal

Aug 15th 2019, 9:11 PM 9,771 Views 8 Comments

The broadcaster screened weekly matches for the final months of the last campaign.

Neymar 'would be a bomb inside the locker room,' warns Barca great
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Neymar 'would be a bomb inside the locker room,' warns Barca great

Aug 15th 2019, 3:51 PM 9,750 Views 4 Comments

Hristo Stoichkov insists that it is a bad idea to recruit the Brazilian for a second spell at the club.

# barcelona - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Manchester City avoid transfer ban for breaching Fifa regulations around signing minors
# Ruling
From The42
# Ruling

Manchester City avoid transfer ban for breaching Fifa regulations around signing minors

Aug 13th 2019, 5:37 PM 4,781 Views 26 Comments

Instead, football’s governing body has fined the Premier League side €340,000.

Liverpool have 'arrogance in a nice way' after European success, says Carragher
# Top Dogs
From The42
# Top Dogs

Liverpool have 'arrogance in a nice way' after European success, says Carragher

Aug 13th 2019, 4:07 PM 4,655 Views 11 Comments

The former Reds defender says Jurgen Klopp’s men have the belief to surpass Manchester City in the Premier League this year.

# barcelona - Sunday 11 August, 2019

'Get out... Son of a b***h' - PSG fans turn on Neymar
# Hate
From The42
# Hate

'Get out... Son of a b***h' - PSG fans turn on Neymar

Aug 11th 2019, 10:21 PM 15,836 Views 8 Comments

The French club brushed off the ongoing transfer saga by kicking off their Ligue 1 title defence with a straightforward 3-0 victory.