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# barcelona - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Barcelona gear up for clear-out as president admits players will leave
# Dead Wood
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# Dead Wood

Barcelona gear up for clear-out as president admits players will leave

May 26th 2019, 2:28 PM 15,577 Views 10 Comments

Philippe Coutinho and Samuel Umtiti are among the stars rumoured to be close to the exit after a disastrous end to the season.

# barcelona - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Valencia score twice in 13 minutes to stun Barcelona and win Copa del Rey for the first time since 2008
# Champions
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# Champions

Valencia score twice in 13 minutes to stun Barcelona and win Copa del Rey for the first time since 2008

May 25th 2019, 10:36 PM 12,921 Views 22 Comments

Goals from Kevin Gameiro and Rodrigo saw Valencia scupper Barca’s hopes of completing a domestic double.

Van Dijk out to improve on 'nuts' Barca clash in Champions League final
# Top That
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# Top That

Van Dijk out to improve on 'nuts' Barca clash in Champions League final

May 25th 2019, 1:21 PM 5,206 Views 35 Comments

Liverpool enjoyed one of Anfield’s greatest European nights against Barcelona, but the defender wants an “even bigger memory” in Madrid.

Valverde keen to keep Barca focus on Copa final, not his future
# Cup Glory
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# Cup Glory

Valverde keen to keep Barca focus on Copa final, not his future

May 25th 2019, 11:55 AM 2,421 Views 3 Comments

Lionel Messi, meanwhile, claimed his sixth European Golden Shoe on Friday night.

# barcelona - Friday 24 May, 2019

'I still want to be here': Messi to remain at Barcelona despite crushing Liverpool collapse
# Staying Put
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# Staying Put

'I still want to be here': Messi to remain at Barcelona despite crushing Liverpool collapse

May 24th 2019, 7:14 PM 9,806 Views 32 Comments

The Argentine said he will play through the pain of his club’s Champions League defeat last month.

# barcelona - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Firmino on course to be fit for Champions League final after returning to training
# Race To Be Fit
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# Race To Be Fit

Firmino on course to be fit for Champions League final after returning to training

May 21st 2019, 4:36 PM 5,820 Views 13 Comments

The Brazilian missed Liverpool’s last three Premier League matches due to a thigh injury.

‘Messi is the number one in everything’ – Mbappe tips Barca star for Ballon d’Or
# Favourite
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# Favourite

‘Messi is the number one in everything’ – Mbappe tips Barca star for Ballon d’Or

May 21st 2019, 11:00 AM 6,379 Views 5 Comments

The PSG striker believes his Argentine counterpart is the favourite for the coveted accolade in 2019 after another stunning season.

# barcelona - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Messi scores twice against Eibar to move four clear of Mbappe in Golden Shoe race
# The Goat
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# The Goat

Messi scores twice against Eibar to move four clear of Mbappe in Golden Shoe race

May 19th 2019, 8:26 PM 6,930 Views 7 Comments

Barcelona’s La Liga campaign came to an end with a 2-2 draw at Eibar, with Lionel Messi scoring twice.

# barcelona - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Hegerberg hat-trick propels Lyon to Champions League four-in-a-row
# Champions Of Europe
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# Champions Of Europe

Hegerberg hat-trick propels Lyon to Champions League four-in-a-row

May 18th 2019, 7:30 PM 5,942 Views 5 Comments

Striker’s 16-minute treble made quick work of Saturday’s final.

# barcelona - Friday 17 May, 2019

'I love him as a person' - Griezmann leaves Atleti with Simeone's blessing
# All For Grizou
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# All For Grizou

'I love him as a person' - Griezmann leaves Atleti with Simeone's blessing

May 17th 2019, 2:40 PM 5,425 Views 3 Comments

The French striker is leaving the club he joined in 2014.

# barcelona - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Coutinho's agent refutes claims Griezmann will replace Brazilian at Barcelona
# Staying Put
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# Staying Put

Coutinho's agent refutes claims Griezmann will replace Brazilian at Barcelona

May 15th 2019, 5:21 PM 6,252 Views 9 Comments

The French forward is said to be bound for the Camp Nou as he leaves Atletico Madrid.

# barcelona - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

'Thanks for everything, from the bottom of my heart': Griezmann confirms Atletico departure
# Time To Say Goodbye
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# Time To Say Goodbye

'Thanks for everything, from the bottom of my heart': Griezmann confirms Atletico departure

May 14th 2019, 9:39 PM 22,792 Views 28 Comments

The 28-year-old thanked supporters on Tuesday in a video confirming his departure at the end of this season.

# barcelona - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Hamilton wins in Spain to take championship lead
# F1
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# F1

Hamilton wins in Spain to take championship lead

May 12th 2019, 4:33 PM 3,391 Views 3 Comments

The defending five-time world champion seized the initiative at the start in Barcelona and led from lights to flag.

Klopp: Liverpool must manage 'emotional and mental effects' of European comeback
# D Day
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# D Day

Klopp: Liverpool must manage 'emotional and mental effects' of European comeback

May 12th 2019, 10:25 AM 3,433 Views 2 Comments

The Reds can secure their first Premier League title on Sunday, but Jurgen Klopp is wary of the impact of their amazing Barcelona victory.

# barcelona - Saturday 11 May, 2019

'It's like The Great Escape with Steve McQueen. They catch him every time he tries to escape. I feel the same'
# Under Pressure
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# Under Pressure

'It's like The Great Escape with Steve McQueen. They catch him every time he tries to escape. I feel the same'

May 11th 2019, 7:09 PM 11,146 Views 4 Comments

Ernesto Valverde compared trying to forget Barcelona’s shock defeat to Liverpool to The Great Escape.

# barcelona - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Taxi, bus, flight and train: The Irish Liverpool fans willing to go the extra miles for Champions League final

Taxi, bus, flight and train: The Irish Liverpool fans willing to go the extra miles for Champions League final

May 8th 2019, 6:37 PM 34,224 Views 38 Comments

A travel company has also chartered a flight for the occasion from Dublin to Madrid.

Embarrassed, a nightmare and the impossible dream: Front page reactions from Barcelona and beyond
# Red Faced
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# Red Faced

Embarrassed, a nightmare and the impossible dream: Front page reactions from Barcelona and beyond

May 8th 2019, 11:21 AM 37,888 Views 15 Comments

The Catalunyan and Madrid press found some rare common ground while the Liverpool Echo held the front page, back page and presumably everything in between.

Motorist faces €1,000 fine after being caught watching Champions League match while driving
# Dublin
# Dublin

Motorist faces €1,000 fine after being caught watching Champions League match while driving

May 8th 2019, 7:42 AM 56,456 Views 65 Comments

The driver was spotted in the Dublin area yesterday evening.

TV Wrap: Even Jose Mourinho swoons for Liverpool on remarkable Anfield night
# On The Box
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# On The Box

TV Wrap: Even Jose Mourinho swoons for Liverpool on remarkable Anfield night

May 8th 2019, 7:30 AM 47,107 Views 53 Comments

George Hamilton got his prediction (almost) right while Jurgen Klopp was stuck for words.

Wijnaldum's anger at being benched inspired two-goal display
# Hero
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# Hero

Wijnaldum's anger at being benched inspired two-goal display

May 8th 2019, 12:22 AM 8,883 Views 9 Comments

The Dutch midfielder was not happy with Jurgen Klopp for leaving him out of the starting XI.

Valverde makes no excuses for Barcelona collapse
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Valverde makes no excuses for Barcelona collapse

May 8th 2019, 12:17 AM 7,135 Views 9 Comments

The La Liga champions were beaten 4-0 by Liverpool at Anfield.

# barcelona - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Klopp: 'It's impossible. I saw James Milner crying after the game. It means so much to all of us'
# Stunned
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# Stunned

Klopp: 'It's impossible. I saw James Milner crying after the game. It means so much to all of us'

May 7th 2019, 10:43 PM 17,620 Views 36 Comments

The Reds overturned a three-goal deficit to beat Barcelona 4-0 at Anfield this evening.

As It Happened: Liverpool v Barcelona, Champions League semi-finals From The42
Live May 7th 2019, 7:00 PM

As It Happened: Liverpool v Barcelona, Champions League semi-finals

Liverpool seek new 'heroes' with Salah absent against Barcelona
# Preview
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# Preview

Liverpool seek new 'heroes' with Salah absent against Barcelona

May 7th 2019, 4:08 PM 5,238 Views 7 Comments

The Reds face mission impossible as they look to overturn a 3-0 first-leg deficit against the Catalan giants this evening.

Brewster ready for Liverpool chance against Barcelona – Klopp
# Breaking Through
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# Breaking Through

Brewster ready for Liverpool chance against Barcelona – Klopp

May 7th 2019, 9:02 AM 8,574 Views 15 Comments

Liverpool forward Rhian Brewster is set to get his chance against Barcelona in the Champions League.

# barcelona - Monday 6 May, 2019

Huge blow for Liverpool as Salah ruled out of Barcelona clash with concussion
# No Salah
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# No Salah

Huge blow for Liverpool as Salah ruled out of Barcelona clash with concussion

May 6th 2019, 12:49 PM 13,095 Views 23 Comments

The star forward joins Roberto Firmino who is also unavailable for the Champions League semi-final second leg.

# barcelona - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Firmino ruled out of Barcelona clash, Salah doubtful
# Blow
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# Blow

Firmino ruled out of Barcelona clash, Salah doubtful

May 5th 2019, 12:22 AM 10,739 Views 49 Comments

The Brazil international may miss the rest of the season.

# barcelona - Thursday 2 May, 2019

'It's not rocket science' - Ferdinand blasts van Dijk for 'criminal' error before Suarez goal
# Pointing The Finger
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# Pointing The Finger

'It's not rocket science' - Ferdinand blasts van Dijk for 'criminal' error before Suarez goal

May 2nd 2019, 10:52 PM 14,630 Views 29 Comments

The ex-Manchester United star believes the recently-crowned PFA Player of the Year should have done more to prevent the score.

Ronaldo will be 'fired up' by Messi's success
# Best Of Enemies
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# Best Of Enemies

Ronaldo will be 'fired up' by Messi's success

May 2nd 2019, 3:13 PM 6,308 Views 5 Comments

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri also spoke about Aaron Ramsey’s imminent move from Arsenal.

'We will never give up': Van Dijk not thinking about possible trophy-less season
# Not Over Yet
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# Not Over Yet

'We will never give up': Van Dijk not thinking about possible trophy-less season

May 2nd 2019, 7:45 AM 5,515 Views 50 Comments

The Merseysiders could finish the season without a trophy, but the Dutch defender said that was not something his team were thinking about.

'He's unstoppable' - Klopp not surprised by Messi's heroics against Liverpool
# The Greatest
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# The Greatest

'He's unstoppable' - Klopp not surprised by Messi's heroics against Liverpool

May 2nd 2019, 7:15 AM 8,330 Views 29 Comments

The Reds boss said Messi’s performance was ‘world class’ after netting a brace during Barcelona’s 3-0 win.

# barcelona - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Relive Lionel Messi's sublime 30 yard free-kick against Liverpool in tonight's Champions League semi-final
# Moment Of Genius
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# Moment Of Genius

Relive Lionel Messi's sublime 30 yard free-kick against Liverpool in tonight's Champions League semi-final

May 1st 2019, 10:29 PM 31,043 Views 37 Comments

The Argentine star scored an incredible free-kick to mark his 600th goal for Barcelona on Wednesday night.

Barcelona v Liverpool: Do you agree with our player ratings?
# Messi And The Rest
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# Messi And The Rest

Barcelona v Liverpool: Do you agree with our player ratings?

May 1st 2019, 10:19 PM 12,355 Views 31 Comments

Many of Klopp’s players were very good…but Messi will get you eventually.

Messi scores double as Barca break Liverpool hearts in Champions League semi-final
# The Goat
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# The Goat

Messi scores double as Barca break Liverpool hearts in Champions League semi-final

May 1st 2019, 10:00 PM 37,107 Views 213 Comments

Luis Suarez broke the deadlock before two goals after the break from the Argentine star put the Reds to bed.

As it happened: Barcelona v Liverpool, Champions League semi-finals From The42
Live May 1st 2019, 8:10 PM

As it happened: Barcelona v Liverpool, Champions League semi-finals

'People said, 'how could you not choose it?'' - Dutch legend recalls choosing Rangers over Man United
# Big Decision
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# Big Decision

'People said, 'how could you not choose it?'' - Dutch legend recalls choosing Rangers over Man United

May 1st 2019, 7:19 PM 16,066 Views 12 Comments

Ronald De Boer says that a conversation with then-Red Devils manager Sir Alex Ferguson helped him make a final call.

Salah: Last season's Champions League anguish 'still hurts'
# Unpleasant Memories
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# Unpleasant Memories

Salah: Last season's Champions League anguish 'still hurts'

May 1st 2019, 6:13 PM 2,826 Views 5 Comments

Having come off injured during last year’s final defeat, the Egyptian will have extra motivation when Liverpool take on Barcelona in their semi this evening.

# barcelona - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Jurgen Klopp criticises journalists' 's*** stories' ahead of Barcelona clash
# Preview
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# Preview

Jurgen Klopp criticises journalists' 's*** stories' ahead of Barcelona clash

Apr 30th 2019, 10:46 PM 12,515 Views 29 Comments

The Liverpool boss was unhappy with coverage of his comments about the Camp Nou.

# barcelona - Monday 29 April, 2019

'Camp Nou is not a temple': Klopp will not be intimidated by Barca Champions League visit
# Confident
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# Confident

'Camp Nou is not a temple': Klopp will not be intimidated by Barca Champions League visit

Apr 29th 2019, 10:49 PM 9,288 Views 50 Comments

The Reds manager is not worried about the prospect of playing in the Catalans’ stadium, which has been a fortress this year in Europe.

# barcelona - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Messi fires Barcelona to eighth La Liga title in 11 seasons
# Spanish Giants
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# Spanish Giants

Messi fires Barcelona to eighth La Liga title in 11 seasons

Apr 27th 2019, 9:49 PM 9,419 Views 19 Comments

The Argentine star struck the only goal of their clash with Levante as the Catalan club collect their 26th league crown.