Beleaguered Valencia only have pride to play for in the second legIn-form Barcelona aim to put the finishing touches to their Copa Del Rey semi-final tie when they travel to the Mestalla to take on the hard-pressed Valencia this Wednesday. Having pulverized Gary Neville’s side by 7-0 in the first leg at Camp Nou last week, the Catalans are left with little to do in the reverse, but will look to complete the formality game in some style.Kick
Luis Suarez is top scorer of La Liga surpassing Lionel MessiLuis Enrique’s current Barcelona side recently equalled the tally of 28 matches’ unbeaten record of the famous Barcelona side, under Pep Guardiola. In fact, Luis’s current stats are very much comparable, even better in some aspects, to two of Barcelona’s former managerial greats, Pep Guardiola, and Johan Cruyff.Much of the reason for the current streak goes to Sua
There’s always that one player football clubs wish they had never sold. It hurts when such players perform exceptionally well for their new clubs, especially when they never had a real chance at the selling club. Most of them, however, earn their moves simply because they play at a high level. If given a chance, several clubs would definitely hit the rewind button and snatch their athletes back from whatever team they’ve joined.
Cruyff wanted Guardiola to join UnitedFormer Barcelona and Ajax legend Johan Cruyff has revealed that he wanted Pep Guardiola to join Manchester United and not Manchester City. Guardiola's contract with Bayern Munich ends in the summer and he had earlier announced he would be leaving the club to coach in England.City were quick to respond and immediately snapped him up in January. He was also linked with Manchester United and Chelsea but sign
Neymar and Messi did the damage against ValenciaSpanish football clubs Barcelona and Sevilla will play their second leg in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey next Wednesday and Thursday against Valencia and Celta Vigo respectively.The two matches are a forgone conclusion after Barcelona thrashed Valencia 7-0 in the first leg while Sevilla stunned Celta Vigo 4-0, reports Efe.Barcelona will be heading to Mestalla on Wednesday in what seems a picni
Sergio Busquets spent years under Pep Guardiola’s tutelage at BarcelonaSergio Busquets has revealed that he will only be tempted away from Barcelona by Pep Guardiola, or if his wife were to ever change her mind about living in Barcelona. The Spanish defensive midfielder has been one of Barcelona’s pivotal players in Luis Enrique’s all-conquering side but is set to spark off rumours of a move to Manchester City with his comments.
Neymar and Javier Mascherano celebrateSpanish football club Barcelona's defender Javier Mascherano sent a message to Brazilian striker Neymar that the best place for him to continue improving as a player is at Camp Nou.Mascherano was speaking amid stories that the Brazilian has offers from clubs in England with Real Madrid also interested in signing the player who has two-and-half years remaining on his current contract, reports Xinhua."
Barcelona's Lionel Messi shows to the crowd the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015 trophy before their Spanish League soccer match against Athletic Bilbao. REUTERS/Albert Gea(Reuters) - Barcelona striker Lionel Messi is expected to play in Wednesday's King's Cup semi-final against Valencia despite missing training on Monday to have tests on his kidneys, the La Liga club said."Barcelona striker Lionel Messi will undergo several tests on Mo
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
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
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
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
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
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 toÂ 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
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