Lionel Messi continues to write the narrative for Barcelona and football generally. Fifteen years ago, the Argentinian walked into the club as a fresh-faced 13-year-old with the same dreams and aspirations
Pedro Rodriguez produced a goal and an assist on his debut as Chelsea survived the dismissal of captain John Terry to prevail 3-2 at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. A £21.2 million ($33.2 million, 30 euros)
• Ed Woodward trying to sign Brazilian either this summer or next • Neymar attracted by United’s history and the Premier League Neymar is open to moving to Manchester United from Barcelona, though there
Lionel Messi marked his 300th La Liga appearance with his 31st Barcelona hat-trick as the Catalans moved within a point of Real Madrid at the top of the table with a 5-0 win over Levante. Barca have now
Third-division Bradford City continued their remarkable progress in the FA Cup by beating Premier League Sunderland 2-0 to reach the quarter-finals on Sunday, while holders Arsenal overcame Middlesbrough.