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5 midfielders who could replace Andres Iniesta at Barcelona in the future
5 midfielders who could replace Andres Iniesta at Barcelona in the future

Andres Iniesta is the jewel in the crown of the Barcelona midfield and is a maestro worthy of the greatest of honours. He's won everything there is to win as a football playing in the Liga BBVA and yet there's only one thing he can lose to: time. He is not getting younger and the number of appearances he's making for the side can soon reduce just like his former partner in the centre: Xavi.  We look at five of the best midfield

Feb 11 2016
Levante 0-2 Barcelona: Player Ratings
Levante 0-2 Barcelona: Player Ratings

Suarez scored a late winner, assisted by Messi to seal the game for Bracelona.Barcelona travelled to La Liga basement boys Levante with a seemingly invincible air around them. A strong come from behind win over nearest title rivals Atletico Madrid and a 7-0 hammering of Valencia in the Copa del Rey semi-final was the form Luis Enrique’s men brought into the game against a team that recorded its only win over Barcelona in October 1964.Luis E

Feb 7 2016
Leaked photo of Barcelona jersey for 2016/17 season
Leaked photo of Barcelona jersey for 2016/17 season

Bracelona’s probable new jersey.The Spanish giants Barcelona FC who are, at this moment, at the top of the La Liga table may have already come up with their next home-kit.Barcelona recently faced Atletico Madrid in a tough match which ended 2-1 in the Catalan’s favour. Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored the goals for Barcelona and Koke netted in the goal for Atletico. With this win Barca moved to the top of the league with fifty one

Feb 2 2016
Ronaldinho believes Jurgen Klopp is one of the best coaches in the world
Ronaldinho believes Jurgen Klopp is one of the best coaches in the world

Roanldinho terms Klopp as one of the best in the world.Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho has heaped praise on Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp, terming him as one of the best in the world who will help the English Premier League (EPL) club go a long way.The former AC Milan and Barcelona star also compared Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino to Spaniard Andres Iniesta and German Mesut Ozil.Firmino is in the same class as Iniesta: RonaldinhoLiver

Jan 29 2016
5 players even rival fans would love to see play for their team
5 players even rival fans would love to see play for their team

Football fans are envious when arch rivals of clubs they support possess world class players. The feeling is intensified when these players perform exceptionally well and it even turns into anguish when the performance of these players costs their beloved club vital points. There are many players across the globe who are so good that even a rival fan would welcome them with open arms to their club. Take for example the case of Luis Figo who move

Arda Turan set to miss Barcelona's clash against Athletic Bilbao
Arda Turan set to miss Barcelona's clash against Athletic Bilbao

Turan has not taken part in training recentlyEuropean football champions Barcelona announced that Turkish midfielder Arda Turan will not play against Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday night in the second leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-finals due to fever, while fellow midfielders Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta were called up although they have a cold.Turan has not trained recently, while Busquets and Iniesta were absent from a training session in

Jan 27 2016
Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque backs midfielder Andres Iniesta to fire at Euro 2016
Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque backs midfielder Andres Iniesta to fire at Euro 2016

Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona FC.Spain football team coach Vicente del Bosque believes FC Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta is in "one of the best moments of his life" adding that he hoped the 31-year-old could carry his recent fine form into Euro 2016.Iniesta's form dipped during coach Gerardo Martino's time at Barcelona in 2013 and was forced to adapt again under Luis Enrique last season. But he was back to his brea

Jan 26 2016
2015 Ballon d'Or: Who did the national team captains vote for?
2015 Ballon d'Or: Who did the national team captains vote for?

Lionel Messi won his fifth Ballon d’Or awardThe 2015 Ballon d’Or ceremony was held in Zurich Switzerland on Monday night and Lionel Messi was crowned the best player in the world yet again. This is his fifth Ballon d’Or – a new record and one that will take some time to surpass as nobody else has more than three. Messi was an overwhelming favourite with 41.33% of the votes while Real Madrid’s Ronaldo c

Jan 12 2016
Lionel Messi beats Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar to win 2015 Ballon d'Or, Carli Lloyd is Women's Player of the Year
Lionel Messi beats Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar to win 2015 Ballon d'Or, Carli Lloyd is Women's Player of the Year

The 2015 Ballon d'Or winner – Lionel MessiThe Ballon d’Or ceremony was held at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on Monday night. Here are the winners of the various awards.FIFA FIFPro World XI for 2015The FIFA World XI for the year 2015 was announced first. A 55-man shortlist was announced in November last year and the final XI was announced today. Apart from the usual suspects from Real Madrid and Barcelona, Juventus midfielder Paul Po

Jan 11 2016
Duty of referee to prevent football from turning into American football, says Luis Enrique
Duty of referee to prevent football from turning into American football, says Luis Enrique

The Copa del Rey game between rivals Barcelona and Espanyol turned out to be an ill-tempered clashBarcelona manager Luis Enrique has opined that the referee was incapable in stopping the Espanyol players from crossing the limits of aggression in a tempestuous Copa Del Rey duel between the Catalan clubs at the Camp Nou.Barcelona won 4-1 against Espanyol in a match which saw a hapless away side rarely trying to have any sort of positive i

Jan 8 2016
Neymar denies hearing any racist chants against him during the match against Espanyol
Neymar denies hearing any racist chants against him during the match against Espanyol

Neymar insisted that he does not pays heed to things happening off the pitchBarcelona forward, Neymar has rubbished all alleged reports of racists abuse being hurled at him during their derby against Espanyol at the Cornella-El Prat. He has stated that he did not hear racist abuse from the Espanyol fans during the Derby Barceloni reports La Sexta.Only the other day Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta brought allegations against some o

Jan 5 2016
Neymar was subjected to racism, says team mate Andres Iniesta
Neymar was subjected to racism, says team mate Andres Iniesta

The match ended in a disappointing 0-0 draw for the BlaugranaBarcelona teammate Andres Iniesta has confirmed that racist chants were hurled at Neymar on Saturday during their derby match against local rivals Espanyol. However, the club head coach, Luis Enrique was silent about the allegations.Iniesta had apparently heard racist chanting from a supporter in a corner during the first half of the game. He told reporters. To quote him," in

Jan 3 2016
Petr Cech will fear Iniesta more than Messi when Arsenal face Barcelona in the Champions League
Petr Cech will fear Iniesta more than Messi when Arsenal face Barcelona in the Champions League

Andres Iniesta scored past Petr Cech in the 2011/12 Champions LeagueArsenal shot-stopper Petr Cech is apparently more afraid of Iniesta than Messi, Neymar or Suarez. Britain’s infamous TV presenter and Arsenal fan Piers Morgan caught up with the 33-year-old Arsenal man during Frank Lampard and Christine Bleakley’s wedding and revealed Cech’s surprising opinion on Twitter.I asked Petr Cech last night who he feared most in Ba

Dec 22 2015
Records broken as Barcelona defeat River Plate Club 3-0 to win Club World Cup
Records broken as Barcelona defeat River Plate Club 3-0 to win Club World Cup

Messi celebrated his comeback with the first goal against River Plate Just a week back, Leo Messi was diagnosed with renal colic and had to miss the Club World Cup semi-final clash against the Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande.  But, “Cometh the hour, cometh the man”, Lionel Messi did what he is known best for- stepping up and helping his team win the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup in Japan. Argentine maest

Dec 20 2015
Barcelona 3-0 Guangzhou Evergrande: 5 Talking Points
Barcelona 3-0 Guangzhou Evergrande: 5 Talking Points

European champions Barcelona comfortably saw off Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande as a Luis Suarez hat-trick ensured a 3-0 victory and booked a place in the final against Argentinian giants River Plate this Sunday. Shorn of their two attacking stars Lionel Messi and Neymar, Les Cules initially struggled to break down a rigid Guangzhou backline as they lacked the precision in the final third and failed to create good chances. Suarez, who l

Dec 18 2015
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