Barcelona Features

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Ronaldo ruled out of cup final

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 15 2014

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Wednesday's Copa del Rey final against Barcelona in Valencia due to his current knee and thigh issues. • 50-50 Challenge: Copa del Rey • Ancelotti: Clasic...

Barcelona await fitness news

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 15 2014

Barcelona centre-backs Gerard Pique, Carles Puyol and Marc Bartra all face late fitness tests to determine whether they can feature in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey final against Real Madrid. • 50-50 Challenge: Copa del Rey final • Toma...

Melville: Barca's dominant run could be over

Adrian Melville |

With five games left in the La Liga season, Barcelona has already suffered its fifth domestic defeat, which matches the most losses the team has suffered in a single campaign since the 2008-09 season. That season, Barcelona rallied under first-y...

Barca revel in UEFA Youth League triumph

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 15 2014

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu paid tribute to the club’s La Masia academy after the Catalans won the inaugural UEFA Youth League on Monday. • 50-50 Challenge: Real Madrid vs Barcelona • Tomas: Barca teetering on brink ...

Ancelotti: Clasico key to rest of season

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 14 2014

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says that victory in Wednesday’s Copa del Rey final against Barcelona would give his side’s bid for La Liga and Champions League glory a mental boost. • Train: Madrid roll Almeria, ready for...

Puyol: We are with Martino to the death

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 14 2014

Carles Puyol has defended Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino, insisting the players must bear equal responsibility for a dismal week in which the club exited the Champions League and slipped to third in La Liga. • Tomas: Barca on brink of chaos ...

Zubizarreta: Messi happy at Barcelona

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 14 2014

Barcelona sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta has denied that Lionel Messi is unhappy at the Camp Nou, despite the Blaugrana talisman having cut a sorry figure of late as his side suffered consecutive setbacks in the Champions League and La Liga. ...

Martino: Title not in our own hands

ESPN staff | April, 13 2014

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino admits that his side face an uphill struggle to retain the La Liga title after slipping to a 1-0 defeat at Granada on Saturday. - Ledwith: Barcelona struggle Martino, 51, is under increasing pressure after going ...

Martino: Granada win can ease UCL pain

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 11 2014

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino says a win in Saturday's La Liga game at Granada will allow his side to erase some of the lingering pain from crashing out of the Champions League quarterfinals. • Ledwith: Atleti expose flaws • Tomas: B...

Madrid media hail 'grandioso' Atletico

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 10 2014

The Madrid media revelled in the glory of a famous win on the morning after Atletico Madrid had beaten La Liga rivals Barcelona 1-0 to progress 2-1 on aggregate to the Champions League last four. • Hunter: Atleti exultant as Barca compr...

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