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Bale header keeps Real's title hopes burning
Bale header keeps Real's title hopes burning

Football Soccer - Spanish Liga BBVA- Real Sociedad v Real Madrid - Anoeta, San Sebastian, Spain 30/4/16 Real Madrid's Gareth Bale scores a goal during match against Real Sociedad REUTERS/Vincent West MADRID (Reuters) - Gareth Bale again came to Real Madrid's rescue by heading home the winner in a 1-0 win at Real Sociedad on Saturday that keeps their title hopes alive.The Wales international, who had scored twice as Madrid came from two goals down

Apr 30 2016
Paul Pogba speaks about 'selfish' Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi
Paul Pogba speaks about 'selfish' Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

Ronaldo and Messi are two of the greatest players of this generationCristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have redefined how we look at football in the past few years. Easily the two greatest players of this generation if not the greatest ever, Ronaldo and Messi have often been accused of being selfish by fans and the media alike.Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba however, refuted claims that the superstar duo is selfish and greedy.  Speaking in an

Apr 30 2016
Real Betis vs Barcelona: Live streaming info, team news, match predictions, squad, date and time
Real Betis vs Barcelona: Live streaming info, team news, match predictions, squad, date and time

Barcelona defeated Betis 4-0 in their last meetingOn the back of improving their goal difference by a healthy number, Barcelona visit Real Betis to add them to their list of scalps this season. Real Betis will look to defend more than just their pride as they could still mathematically get drawn into the drop zone, however, unlikely that may be.Real Betis lie 13th in the table and Barcelona are right up at the top of the standings. However, Barce

Apr 30 2016
Ander Herrera takes to Twitter to answer questions on Ronaldo, De Gea
Ander Herrera takes to Twitter to answer questions on Ronaldo, De Gea

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera. Manchester United’s Ander Herrera took to Twitter before Wednesday’s Champions League fixtures to field some questions regarding all things football. Having been given some time off after United’s 2-1 FA Cup semi-final win over Everton, Herrera tweeted: “Got any questions? Am chilling at home right now and will do my best to answer. Cheers!”More than hap

Apr 29 2016
Gerard Pique feels losing La Liga title will be deemed a failure this season
Gerard Pique feels losing La Liga title will be deemed a failure this season

Gerard Pique has again been the stalwart for Barcelona at the backFC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has admitted his club's season would be a failure if they did the seemingly impossible and lose the La Liga football trophy.Pique has seen his team surrender a comfortable lead at the top of the La Liga table, following a 1-2 loss in the "Clasico" derby match against Real Madrid early in April.That defeat was the first of three strai

La Liga 2015-16: Cracking La Liga's three-way race to glory
La Liga 2015-16: Cracking La Liga's three-way race to glory

Who will be crowned as the 2015-16 Spanish Champions? It’s not every time that the La Liga title race goes down to the wire. It happened a couple of years ago when Atletico Madrid surprised everyone by winning the prestigious league on the final day by holding Barcelona to a 1-1 draw.Unlike the 2013-14 season, this season was supposed to be a one-sided affair when Barcelona were cruising their way to glory with a 39-match winning strea

Apr 29 2016
Barcelona could begin new season without shirt sponsor
Barcelona could begin new season without shirt sponsor

The rumoured Barcelona shirts for next season.Barcelona have begun manufacturing next season’s club shirts without a sponsor after failing to tie down a new deal with Qatar Airways. Barcelona’s vice-president of marketing, Manel Arroyo, announced in March that the club had spoken with Nike and that “the first shirts of the season will be without a sponsor”.And according to Sport English, the club has ye

Apr 29 2016
Luis Enrique responsible for Barcelona’s April slip up
Luis Enrique responsible for Barcelona’s April slip up

Pique celebrates scoring against Madrid9.45 pm 02 April 2016, when Gerard Pique headed FC Barcelona to a 1-0 lead in the El Clasico derby, the Catalans went 13 points ahead of Real Madrid and 9 points ahead of Atletico Madrid. I was there chanting “Pique Pique” from the stands. The world seemed so beautiful.15 days and 30 minutes later, i.e. 10.15 pm, 17 April 2016, Gerard Pique missed an open goal (ironically the

Apr 29 2016
5 youngsters who are at the crossroads in their career
5 youngsters who are at the crossroads in their career

This season of football has seen the emergence of a few talented footballers who have gone on and achieved great things with their club. Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli has been a revelation for the club ending his season on a high by winning the PFA Young Player of the Year award. Similarly, Arsenal have brought on another one of their youth products to the fore in Alex Iwobi and who can ignore the brilliant Marcus Rashford who has time a

Apr 29 2016
Barcelona superstar Neymar buys $9.1 million business jet
Barcelona superstar Neymar buys $9.1 million business jet

Neymar being congratulated by Luis SuarezBrazilian football star Neymar has bought a Cessna 680 plane valued at $9.1 million, the media reported on Friday.The purchase was made through a mortgage signed with the company Bir Participacoes, according to a document published by the website of the newspaper O Globo on Friday, reports Xinhua.Also Read: Riyad Mahrez flattered by Xavi Hernandez's Barcelona praiseThe Cessna 680 is a medium

Apr 29 2016
Riyad Mahrez flattered by Xavi Hernandez's Barcelona praise
Riyad Mahrez flattered by Xavi Hernandez's Barcelona praise

Xavi has said Mahrez is Barcelona qualityRiyad Mahrez was recently named as the PFA player of the year by his fellow professionals after he took the league by storm this season. The Algerian wing wizard has mesmerized and dazzled for Leicester city and has completely justified his award.The Foxes are only 3 points away from winning the title, a season which saw them marked with odds of 5000/1 to win the league at the start. Mahrez’s perform

Apr 29 2016
Rumours: Barcelona interested in signing Alexandre Lacazette
Rumours: Barcelona interested in signing Alexandre Lacazette

Could Lacazette be set for a switch to Spain?Barcelona already have Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar but are still planning to strengthen their attack. Reports in France suggest that Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has peaked the Catalans’ interest.The Barcelona manager is concerned at the lack of bench strength and is looking for a striker who can lift some of the burden from Suarez’s shoulder and ensure he doesn’t su

Apr 29 2016
Barcelona star Lionel Messi's secret sugar-free diet revealed
Barcelona star Lionel Messi's secret sugar-free diet revealed

Lionel Messi has changed his diet drastically, noting an upsurge in fitness and staminaLionel Messi’s nutritionist, Giuliano Poser has revealed the secrets behind Lionel Messi’s dieting regime, that has propelled the Barcelona star to new height in the past few seasons. Poser disclosed that the Argentinian star has stayed away from sugar, opting for fresh fruits and vegetables, while also cutting down on his meat intake.In a long and

Apr 28 2016
5 most bizarre clauses footballers have had in their contracts
5 most bizarre clauses footballers have had in their contracts

Neymar Junior after signing a contract with the Catalan club (Image source: fcbarcelona.com)Over the years, transfers have gone on to become more and more professional with proper clauses and other related specifications being jotted down at the concluding stage of each and every successful buy and sale in the world of football.You surely must have heard of innumerable transfer clauses that were proposed and signed upon by a certain foo

Apr 28 2016
5 central defenders Barcelona should target to partner Gerard Pique
5 central defenders Barcelona should target to partner Gerard Pique

Nobody has been able to adequately replace Carles Puyol at BarcelonaBarcelona are desperately in need of a central defender with the likes of Mathieu and Thomas Vermaelen destined for the exit this summer. While Javier Mascherano has impressed while playing in that position and Marc Bartra catching the eye often, the Catalans need a solid ball-playing central defender who can carve a niche out for himself alongside the ever present Gerard Pique.&

Apr 28 2016
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