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Barcelona hold a recovery session prior to the Copa del Rey semi-final
Barcelona hold a recovery session prior to the Copa del Rey semi-final

 Barcelona will hold a training session on TuesdayBarcelona performed a recovery session on Monday morning after the La Liga 0-2 victory over Levante on Sunday, as the Catalan football club prepares for the Copa del Rey second leg semi-finals against Valencia.Barcelona will face Valencia on Wednesday at the Mestalla Stadium, with a definite advantage after their 7-0 win in the first leg at the Camp Nou.Barcelona plan to rest many playersLuis

Feb 8 2016
Stats: Comparing records of Luis Enrique, Pep Guardiola and Johan Cruyff after 100 games at Barcelona
Stats: Comparing records of Luis Enrique, Pep Guardiola and Johan Cruyff after 100 games at Barcelona

Both Pep Guardiola and Luis Enrique won trebles in their first season at BarcelonaWhen Barcelona beat Levante 2-0 in La Liga this weekend, it not only propelled them to the top of the table with a three-point lead with a game in hand, it also marked a personal milestone for manager Luis Enrique. It was his 100th game in charge of the Catalan club and the win gave him an enviable record for a football manager.It was his 80th win after ar

Feb 8 2016
Barcelona's Neymar calls soccer the 'real football' in Superbowl ad
Barcelona's Neymar calls soccer the 'real football' in Superbowl ad

Neymar is on ‘real’ football’s side Neymar recently appeared in a Superbowl commercial for Taco Bell in which he mocked NFL fans saying ‘soccer’ as Americans refer to the game is the ‘real football’. The debate of which game is the real football is a long drawn one between the US and footballing world but Neymar has made himself a hero of the footballing world by showing where he stands on the argume

Feb 8 2016
Neymar happy at Barcelona, says club's director of football Robert Fernandez
Neymar happy at Barcelona, says club's director of football Robert Fernandez

Talks of Neymar leaving Barcelona have been doing rounds for some days nowBarcelona director of football Robert Fernandez insists striker Neymar has the backing of the Catalan club and renewal of his contract is soon to be wrapped up.Arriving at Barcelona in 2013, the Brazilian superstar has been the centre of interest from clubs across Europe, with the likes of Real Madrid and Manchester City keeping tabs, prompting the European champions to loo

Feb 8 2016
5 players who have a similar playing style to football legends
5 players who have a similar playing style to football legends

It is very rare to find two players with similar styles of play.  When a youngster bursts onto the scene and his style of play is recognizable to a former great we never refuse to draw a comparison and start dubbing him as the successor to that player. Whether it is dribbling style, technical ability, or even the height and build of the player, the resemblance remains uncanny. We find it hard not to put expectations on the pl

Top 10 wingers in FIFA 16 Career Mode
Top 10 wingers in FIFA 16 Career Mode

This time around, we shall look at the top wingers in FIFA 16 Career Mode. Wingers are always a great addition to a football game. They can bring such variety to the game with their great individual skills. They can often turn into match winners as well. A high quality winger has the ability to turn around games in a matter of moments. If you choose to play with an attacking formation such as the false 9, a good winger is indispensab

Feb 8 2016
Manchester City reportedly ready to bid £150m for Barcelona duo Neymar and Sergio Busquets
Manchester City reportedly ready to bid £150m for Barcelona duo Neymar and Sergio Busquets

Are Neymar and Sergio Busquets on the radar of Manchester City? With the winter transfer window having closed, the focus has already shifted to the upcoming summer transfer window with speculation involving some of the biggest superstars and their immediate future thrown into the spotlight. The biggest one yet? Premier League giants, Manchester City, are reportedly trying to procure the services of Barcelona superstars Neymar and S

Feb 8 2016
Success 101 - How European top clubs have succeeded on and off the pitch
Success 101 - How European top clubs have succeeded on and off the pitch

These teams have been successful for a long time and each of these teams have used different methods to reach and stay at the top. Many of us have wondered what it takes to play for the top clubs in Europe. What makes managers and clubs go for a particular profile of player so desperately that they are willing to break the bank to secure his services? These top teams in Europe have followed their ideology religiously and have had huge successes

Feb 8 2016
Ivan Rakitic is Barcelona's most picked player under Luis Enrique
Ivan Rakitic is Barcelona's most picked player under Luis Enrique

Ivan Rakitic has been a mainstay in the first team ever since he signedCroatian midfielder, Ivan Rakitic, is Barcelona's most capped player in the past two seasons. The Swiss-born maestro joined Catalan giants Barcelona in the summer of 2014 from La Liga rivals, Sevilla, for a modest €18m and has since gone on to cement himself as an 'undroppable'. Rakitic has only missed 13 of the games Luis Enrique has put out for Barcelon

Feb 8 2016
Levante 0 - 2 Barcelona: Five Talking Points
Levante 0 - 2 Barcelona: Five Talking Points

In what was a mediocre game for Barcelona, the league leaders defeated Levante by two goals in a not so convincing manner. The way the game played couldn't have been more different from the one against Valencia earlier this week. Levante looked impressive from the very onset and had many chances which they squandered off, before Barcelona scored a goal against the run of the play. The goal was actually an own goal from Levante captain David

Feb 7 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
European round up: Barcelona, Real and Arsenal win while United and Chelsea draw, PSG win Le Classique
European round up: Barcelona, Real and Arsenal win while United and Chelsea draw, PSG win Le Classique

Suarez scored Barcelona’s second in their 2-0 winBarcelona overcame a stubborn Levante side 0-2 to ensure Luis Enrique won his 100th match in charge at the club. A first half own goal from David Navarro and a 90th-minute goal from Suarez sealed the win for Barcelona.Levante 0-1 BarcelonaIn the opening stages of the game, Levante sat deep in their half as Barcelona had the majority of the possession. Levante stopper Marin made a brillia

Feb 7 2016
Valencia coach Neville stays positive as pressure mounts
Valencia coach Neville stays positive as pressure mounts

Football Soccer - Valencia vs Olympique Lyon - Champions League Group stage - Group H, Valencia, Spain, 8/12/15.Valencia's coach Gary Neville attends a news conference. REUTERS/Heino KalisFeb 6 (Reuters) – Gary Neville said Valencia were not under any more pressure than usual to win their La Liga clash at Real Betis on Sunday, despite the discontent of the club's fans following the 7-0 drubbing by Barcelona on Wednesday.Valencia are

Feb 6 2016
Barcelona's Dani Alves says he has no personal problem with Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo
Barcelona's Dani Alves says he has no personal problem with Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo

Dani Alves and Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly had a feud at the Ballon d’Or galaDani Alves has claimed he has no problem with Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo claiming that the differences between him and the Portuguese forward were created by the media misinterpreting his comments. However, the Brazilian full-back did admit that Ronaldo was angry when he approached him to say hello at the Ballon d’Or gala. “I

Feb 6 2016
10 most profitable transfers in football history
10 most profitable transfers in football history

Record-breaking footballers and record-breaking sums When Manchester United sold Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid, it was the biggest ever deal in football history and United – albeit the loss of the superstar – stood to gain an incredible amount of profit on the investment they made with the player. We look at ten such players who got their club a huge pile of money thanks to a transfer to another club. (Yes, Real Madrid prett

Feb 6 2016
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