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Richard Martin

Messi imitated Maradona's goals and skills but not his lifestyle

Nov 30 2020

BARCELONA Lionel Messi is the only Argentine to truly live up to being described as the next Diego Maradona so it was little surprise the Barcelona captain should dedicate his goal in Sunday's 4-0 Liga win over Osasuna to his late compatriot.

Xavi can be Barca's Alex Ferguson, says presidential hopeful

Nov 18 2020

BARCELONA With Barcelona's glory days rapidly becoming a fading memory, presidential hopeful Victor Font believes luring former midfield great Xavi Hernandez back to the club would spark another golden age for the Catalans.

Keeping Messi critical to Barca future, says presidential candidate Font

Nov 17 2020

BARCELONA Lionel Messi must stay at Barcelona so he can lead the team for the remainder of his career and play a strategic role when he retires, the club's presidential candidate Victor Font told Reuters.

Barca stadium revamp urgently needed due to financial hit, says vice-president

Oct 08 2020

BARCELONA Barcelona must press on with plans to renovate Camp Nou in order to replenish revenues lost because of the COVID-19 pandemic, vice-president Jordi Moix told Reuters, adding that the 815-million-euro ($957 million) project will pay for itself.

Soccer-United earn dramatic win at Brighton with late Fernandes penalty

Sep 26 2020

BRIGHTON, England, Sept 26 Manchester United beat Brighton & Hove Albion 3-2 away in the Premier League on Saturday after an incredible finale in which Bruno Fernandes struck the winning goal from the penalty spot in the ninth minute of stoppage time.

Nadal's Parisian procession threatened by long lay-off

Sep 24 2020

Rafael Nadal has the perfect chance to equal Roger Federer's record 20 Grand Slam titles at the French Open he has made his own, but for once the conditions are stacked against the King of Clay heading into the rescheduled tournament.

'Incomprehensible': Spanish clubs suffer from fixture uncertainty

Sep 16 2020

A week after the start of the La Liga season was held up because of a conflict over scheduling, clubs in Spain's top flight still do not know when this week's matches will be played due a power struggle between the sports' leading institutions.

Once a sworn enemy, could Pochettino be Barca's next manager?

Aug 15 2020

Mauricio Pochettino once said he would rather return to his ranch in Argentina than coach Barcelona, yet he is now the top candidate to be their next manager as they look to the future after Friday's 8-2 drubbing by Bayern Munich.

Soccer-Once a sworn enemy, could Pochettino be Barca's next manager?

Aug 15 2020

Aug 15 Mauricio Pochettino once said he would rather return to his ranch in Argentina than coach Barcelona, yet he is now the top candidate to be their next manager as they look to the future after Friday's 8-2 drubbing by Bayern Munich.

CAS dismisses Santos case against Barca over Neymar transfer

Jul 07 2020

BARCELONA The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected Brazilian club Santos' case against Barcelona relating to the signing of Neymar in 2013, the Spanish club said in a statement on Tuesday.

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