Barcelona

Transfer Talk – Manchester United to raid Barcelona for Luis Suarez?

21/02/2019

The crew debate on whether Manchester United interim manger Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has done enough to win the job, or if Mauricio Pochettino will be next in command. The transfer window for Europe’s biggest clubs is closed, but click here for all the deals and keep track of who has joined the big boys. And […]

Read More

US youngster Richard Ledezma rejected Barcelona move for PSV – father

20/02/2019

The second half magic hasn’t run out yet for PSV, as Donyell Malen drew level with no time left to save a point on the road at Abe Lenstra Stadion. PSV Eindhoven midfielder Richard Ledezma turned down a move to Barcelona last year, according to the United States youth international’s father. Ledezma, 18, was a […]

Read More

Real Madrid star Bale still waiting on possible ban for Barcelona double header – sources

20/02/2019

Shaka Hislop and Craig Burley shed some light on Real Madrid’s surprising loss to Girona, citing too many changes to the lineup as the problem. Gareth Bale is still facing an anxious wait to discover if he will be allowed to play in the upcoming Copa del Rey and La Liga Clasicos, with sources telling […]

Read More

Marcelo lurches from one disaster to another while Diego Simeone’s renewal doesn’t sit well

19/02/2019

It’s been a week of new beginnings in La Liga or at least, a week of new opportunities. One was merited, one is doubtful and one disastrous. The three characters on stage are Ernesto Valverde, Diego Simeone and Marcelo, so let’s start with the disastrous and build from there. Even though it’s the decision that, […]

Read More

Barcelona’s Ernesto Valverde – Luis Suarez’s drought ‘doesn’t worry me’

19/02/2019

180 minutes of football produced two goalless draws in the Champions League round of 16, meaning it is still all to play for. Craig Burley breaks down Barcelona’s frustration in the attacking third after their scoreless draw at Lyon in the Champions League. Ernesto Valverde says he’s not worried about Luis Suarez‘s drought in front […]

Read More

Luis Suarez’s 4/10 performance hinders Barcelona in goalless draw at Lyon

19/02/2019

180 minutes of football produced two goalless draws in the Champions League round of 16, meaning it is still all to play for. Craig Burley breaks down Barcelona’s frustration in the attacking third after their scoreless draw at Lyon in the Champions League. The FC panel answer your tweets on Luis Suarez’s footballing future and […]

Read More

Lyon vs. Barcelona – Football Match Report – February 19, 2019

19/02/2019

Barcelona were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw at Olympique Lyonnais in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday as both sides remained unbeaten in this season’s competition. The La Liga leaders dominated the match at the Groupama stadium but lacked accuracy up front and were grateful to their goalkeeper Marc Andre ter Stegen […]

Read More

Barcelona can’t ‘obsess’ over shock UCL exit to Roma last season – Busquets

18/02/2019

Although Barcelona claimed yet another victory, Alejandro Moreno explains how a better team than Real Valladolid can give them big problems ahead. Sergio Busquets warned Barcelona they can’t “obsess” over last season’s shock defeat to Roma as they look to end a run of five knockout games without an away win in the Champions League […]

Read More

Kevin-Prince Boateng’s home robbed as he played for Barcelona – reports

18/02/2019

Although Barcelona claimed yet another victory, Alejandro Moreno explains how a better team than Real Valladolid can give them big problems ahead. Kevin-Prince Boateng’s house was robbed as he made his home debut for Barcelona on Saturday, according to multiple reports in the Spanish media. The reports said valuables worth around €300,000, mainly jewellery, were […]

Read More

Ramos sent off in shock Real Madrid defeat but won’t miss Clasico

17/02/2019

La Liga dominates amongst the top 10 central defenders in the world, but is Sergio Ramos the true pick of the bunch? Sergio Ramos earned the 25th red card of his Real Madrid career during the 2-1 La Liga defeat against Girona, but he will not miss the Clasico against Barcelona on March 2. Ramos […]

Read More

Barcelona aren’t team ‘we want to be’ after tough Valladolid win – Pique

17/02/2019

Lionel Messi made just one of his two penatly opportunities, but that was all Barcelona needed to secure three points at Estadio José Zorrilla. Although Barcelona claimed yet another victory, Alejandro Moreno explains how a better team than Real Valladolid can give them big problems ahead. The guys respond to your tweets about the state […]

Read More

Gerard Pique, Carles Alena the standouts as Barcelona hold off Valladolid

16/02/2019

Although Barcelona claimed yet another victory, Alejandro Moreno explains how a better team than Real Valladolid can give them big problems ahead. BARCELONA, Spain — Lionel Messi scored one penalty and missed a second as Barcelona beat Real Valladolid 1-0 at Camp Nou on Saturday. Messi scored the only goal of the game just before […]

Read More

Messi penalty helps under-par Barca beat Real Valladolid

16/02/2019

Barcelona Real Valladolid 1 0 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats By Rik SharmaBARCELONA, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Lionel Messi scored one penalty and missed another as Barcelona beat Real Valladolid 1-0 on Saturday to open up a seven-point lead at the top of La Liga.The […]

Read More

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde extends contract until end of 2019-20

15/02/2019

Former Barcelona star Patrick Kluivert says Frenkie de Jong will prove to be a big hit with his new club Barcelona. With Real Madrid back in the picture, the ESPN FC crew assess the chances Barcelona will relinquish their six-point advantage. Barcelona were held scoreless in Bilbao, but still lead second-place Real Madrid by six […]

Read More

Tottenham fans demand UEFA action over Barcelona stewards attack video

13/02/2019

The FC panel believe both Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund will need to show improvement following their recent performances at the back. The Tottenham Hotspur Supporters’ Trust has called on UEFA to take action after Spurs submitted a report containing accounts from fans who allege they were assaulted by Barcelona security staff in December. After Tottenham’s […]

Read More

Barcelona legend Iniesta I struggled to adapt after joining Vissel Kobe

12/02/2019

Andres Iniesta played a picture-perfect pass for Lukas Podolski to slam home in Vissel Kobe’s J-League victory over Nagoya. With Real Madrid back in the picture, the ESPN FC crew assess the chances Barcelona will relinquish their six-point advantage. Barcelona were held scoreless in Bilbao, but still lead second-place Real Madrid by six points atop […]

Read More

Barcelona president: La Liga should play 3 games outside of Spain

12/02/2019

With Real Madrid back in the picture, the ESPN FC crew assess the chances Barcelona will relinquish their six-point advantage. Former Barcelona star Patrick Kluivert says Frenkie de Jong will prove to be a big hit with his new club Barcelona. Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has suggested that La Liga should host three games […]

Read More

ESPN FC writers 2018 19 Champions League round of 16 predictions

11/02/2019

France legend Frank Leboeuf joins ESPN FC to talk the ramifications for PSG should they fail to progress in the Champions League for yet another season. Bayern Munich great Bastian Schweinsteiger throws his support behind Niko Kovac and tells ESPN FC they can get back to the Champions League final this season. Which eight clubs […]

Read More

Barca women’s boss accuses Rayo player of racism Rayo say claim an unacceptable lie

11/02/2019

With Real Madrid back in the picture, the ESPN FC crew assess the chances Barcelona will relinquish their six-point advantage. Barcelona’s women’s team manager Lluis Cortes and forward Andressa Alves have alleged racist abuse from a Rayo Vallecano player following Alves’ sending off on Sunday, a claim Rayo have strongly denied. Alves was shown a […]

Read More

By the numbers – Chelsea suffer biggest defeat since 1991, Sergio Aguero levels with Alan Shearer

11/02/2019

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 3-1 to climb up to second in La Liga, and are now — aided by Barcelona’s 0-0 draw at Athletic Bilbao — just six points off the top. Juventus beat Sassuolo 3-0 — Cristiano Ronaldo with a goal and an assist — to go nine points clear of second-placed Napoli. […]

Read More
Translate »