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Five Barcelona outcasts and their future at the Camp Nou

Barcelona has had a better Transfer window than most La Liga teams. Successfully getting rid of most of the dead weight of the squad from last …

Soccer

Dejan Lovren mystery continues as Liverpool defender is called up to latest Croatia squad

Dejan Lovren has been called up to the latest Croatia squad, despite the Liverpool defender currently suffering with an injury.<p>Lovren was an …

Soccer

Barcelona stalwart set to sign a lucrative contract extention

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has been looking for a brand new midfielder but has also rewarded a Barcelona star with a lucrative contract …

Soccer

Photos: Inside Tultepec, the deadly fireworks capital of Mexico

In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, Lazaro Luna makes fireworks at his family workshop in Tultepec, Mexico. Lazaro Luna fills them with a powder made of …

Mexico

Barcelona Transfer News: Borussia Dortmund Reportedly Keen on Paco Alcacer

Borussia Dortmund manager Lucien Favre is reportedly keen on signing Barcelona striker Paco Alcacer. French publication <i>L'Equipe</i> (h/t <i>Sport</i>) has reported Favre has made the former Valencia attacker a target, adding Alcacer to a list of other strikers the Bundesliga club hopes to sign before the …

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Gary Simonds sells his most expensive house ever

<i>We speak to the team behind the most intriguing recent property sale.</i><p><b>The property?</b><p>A five-bedroom, five-bathroom, seven-car park new build house at 7 …

Real Estate

Barcelona : Is the return to the 4-3-3 a viable option?

After last season, is the 4-3-3 still a viable option?<p>Last season saw a dramatic change in philosophy at Barcelona. The tactics were distinctly …

Soccer

Barcelona vs Alaves Match Preview: Classic Encounter, Team News, Predictions & More

La Liga champions Barcelona are set to begin their title defence at the Camp Nou against Deportivo Alaves on Saturday. And it will be their first …

Soccer

Fake facial hair, K-pop & farm days: Calgary entertainment this weekend

Don't let the dreary weather fool you, the weekend is around the corner, the temperature is expected to rebound and there's lots to do in Calgary's …

Festivals

Unai Emery tells Arsenal players they're "too fat"

Unai Emery has reportedly told his players they are too fat as he looks to propel Arsenal back into the Champions League.<p>The Gunners are entering …

Soccer

How Barcelona lost their touch with the world’s best young players

When Barcelona kick off their league campaign on Saturday, it’ll be eight years to the day since Catalan newspaper <i>Sport</i> ran the front page headline:</i> …

Soccer

Lionel Messi Makes Barcelona Champions League Promise Ahead of New Season

Lionel Messi has promised Barcelona fans that his side "will do everything possible" to bring the UEFA Champions League back to the Camp Nou in 2018-19.<p>The new Barca captain addressed the home fans ahead of their 3-0 victory over Boca Juniors in the Joan Gamper Trophy on Wednesday, and he said that …

Soccer

Barcelona are really going for the treble this season

Ernesto Valverde wants to break from the trend<p>Two of the club’s greatest managers in the last decade, Pep Guardiola and Luis Enrique, won the treble …

Soccer

Real Madrid great Guti: I hope Barcelona eliminate PSG

Despite being a Real Madrid great, Guti hopes Barcelona get past Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.<p>Real Madrid great Guti revealed he …

Soccer

Zinedine Zidane 'Wants To Replace Jose Mourinho' As Manchester United Manager

<b>Despite their opening day win against Leicester City on Friday night, many have doubted Jose Mourinho's reign in charge at Old Trafford after an</b> …

Soccer

Lifestyle Communities underlying profit up 35pc as settlements, fee income rise

Lifestyle Communities said underlying profit rose 35 per cent in the year ended June as settlements of new dwellings rose and income from resales of …

Home Ownership

Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid continues La Liga's UEFA Super Cup dominance

Spain's UEFA Super Cup dominance will continue on Wednesday evening in Tallinn as the country are guaranteed a ninth victory from the past 10 …

Soccer

Silva calls time on Spain career

"I leave happy with what (I) achieved. I have lived and dreamed with a team that will be forever remembered," Silva, who scored 33 goals in 125 …

Soccer

Spain Boss Luis Enrique Says La Roja Must 'Accept' Gerard Pique's International Retirement

Newly appointed Spain boss Luis Enrique has spoken out regarding Gerard Pique's decision to quit international football, saying that he and everyone …

Soccer

Luis Enrique Says Gerard Pique's Spain Retirement Is 'Irreversible'

Barcelona's Gerard Pique announced his retirement from Spain duty on Saturday, and new La Roja manager Luis Enrique has confirmed there will be no reversal in the centre-back's decision.<p>The former Barcelona manager, appointed Spain boss last month after the 2018 FIFA World Cup, said the …

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David Silva retires from international football with Spain after making 'one of the toughest decisions of career'

Manchester City playmaker David Silva has retired from international football.<p>The Spain midfielder has penned an emotional letter after making the …

Soccer

Won't play again with Spain, says Pique

Barcelona, Aug 12 (IANS) FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique said that he will never again play for Spain's national football squad, despite the 2010 …

Soccer

Unai Emery's record against Guardiola, Sarri, Pochettino & Mourinho ahead of first Arsenal game

Unai Emery takes charge of his first competitive game as Arsenal head coach this afternoon.<p>After Arsene Wenger bowed out with a 1-0 win over …

Soccer

Barcelona Superstar Announces Retirement From National Duty

Spain have just lost one of their pillars at the back as Gerard Pique has announced international retirement.Gerard Pique has announced his decision …

Soccer

Gerard Pique Confirms Decision to Retire From International Football After Disappointing World Cup

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has called time on his career as a Spain international following a nine-year stint with La Roja.<p>The 31-year-old has …

Soccer

Pique confirms not returning to Spain team [Video]

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has confirmed on Saturday (August 11) he will not play again for the Spanish national team despite his former Barca …

Soccer

Pique ends tumultuous international career with Spain

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has retired from the Spanish national team, citing a desire to focus exclusively on club football.<p>Pique had already …

Soccer

Barcelona announce the four captains for the 2018/19 season

Andres Iniesta and Javier Mascherano’s departure left two of the captaincy roles vacant, which have been filled ahead of the new season.<p>The domestic …

Soccer

CONFIRMED: Everton sign Andre Gomes to loan deal

Portuguese midfielder joins the Blues from Barcelona<p>Everton and Barcelona have been on good terms in recent years, and the Blues have added another player from Barca’s ranks after already bringing over defenders Lucas Digne and Yerry Mina this summer.<p>Andre Gomes has joined Everton on loan for the …

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Who is Newcastle loan target Marlon Santos? What do they say about the Barcelona defender?

Newcastle have agreed a loan deal for Barcelona defender Marlon Santos - subject to a work permit being granted.<p>The 22-year-old spent last season on …

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