Tags : Barcelona

Lewandowski Beats Ronaldo, Messi To Win FIFA Best Player Award

Bayern Munich forward, Robert Lewandowski, has won the award for The Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year for 2020. The Polish national team captain was named ahead of Barcelona and Juventus stars, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to win the coveted prize. He emerged the winner of the prize after he helped Bayern to […]

Messi Misses Training Again After Decision To Stay At Barcelona

Lionel Messi was a no-show at training with Barcelona despite his decision to stay at the club under sufferance, journalists at the training ground said on Saturday morning, September 5, 2020. The Argentine superstar announced on Friday he had been forced to remain at Barcelona, claiming after club president Josep Maria Bartomeu broke his word […]

Barcelona Sacks Sporting Director Abidal

Barcelona has sacked Eric Abidal as sporting director, the club announced in a statement on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, a day after dismissing coach Quique Setien. “FC Barcelona and Eric Abidal have reached an agreement for the ending of the contract that united them,” the club said on its website. Like Setien, Abidal has paid the price after […]

Coronavirus: 2020 Ballon D’Or Award Scrapped

The Ballon d’Or for the world’s best players will not be awarded in 2020 because of a “lack of sufficient fair conditions” created by the coronavirus pandemic. The prize has been awarded by France Football every year since 1956. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi won the men’s prize last year, with USA forward Megan Rapinoe claiming the […]

Madrid Beat Espanyol To Tighten Grip On La Liga Title

Karim Benzema has delivered another moment of magic on Sunday, June 28, 2020, as Real Madrid took a two-point lead over Barcelona at the top of La Liga by beating Espanyol.  According to Channels TV, Benzema’s volley against Valencia could be goal of the season and he might now have a claim to best assist […]

‘‘I Almost Quit Barca’’, Messi Reveals

Lionel Messi has revealed that he had almost wanted to leave Barcelona in 2016 due to the scrutiny on him amid a tax row with the Spanish government. Messi who revealed this while speaking to a foreign radio station, RAC1, explained how along with his father Jorge he felt he was being ‘mistreated’. The pair […]

Pep Guardiola loses mum to COVID-19

Dolors Sala Carrió, the mother of Manchester City Manager, Pep Guardiola, has died after contracting COVID-19. She was aged 82. A statement by Manchester City said: “The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrió in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting Coronavirus. “Everyone associated with the club sends […]

Barcelona Sign Martin Braithwaite From Leganes

Barcelona have confirmed the signing of Danish forward Martin Braithwaite from Leganes. Barca have taken advantage of the regulation that enables Spanish clubs in the top two divisions to buy from another La Liga club outside the transfer window if they lose a player to injury for more than five months. The club applied for […]

Messi Will Stay At Barcelona – Guardiola

Pep Guardiola  has disclosed that he prefers that  Lionel Messi finishes his career at Barcelona rather than join him at Manchester City. Guardiola was Barcelona manager from 2008 to 2012 and works alongside former Barca directors Ferran Soriano and Txiki Begiristain at City, so it is little surprise the Premier League champions have been tipped […]

Dembele Pulls Out Of Barca Training

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has pulled out of training amid fears the Frenchman has suffered a setback in his recovery from a hamstring injury. Barcelona in a statement said, Ousmane Dembele felt some discomfort in his right leg as a consequence of muscle fatigue, during Monday Morning training session of February 3, 2020, adding that […]