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Guardiola congratulates Madrid for Camp Nou win


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola congratulated Real Madrid after his team lost 1-2 in the Camp Nou Stadium thanks to goals from Sami Khedira and Cristiano ... Read more...

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We’re worthy winners, says Guardiola


April 4th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 4 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola believes his side were worthy winners of the Champions League quarterfinal tie against AC Milan.Two Lionel Messi penalties put Barca ... Read more...

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Guardiola: I don’t think Barca can win the League


February 27th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 27 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola ruled his side out of the race for the Spanish Primera Liga title Monday.Lionel Messi's 28th league goal of the season, ... Read more...

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Barcelona must beat Real Sociedad at home


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 3 (IANS) FC Barcelona have a must-win game against Real Sociedad in the Spanish Primera Liga football Saturday.Barca are already seven points behind league leaders Real madrid and ... Read more...

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UEFA fixed referee, Barca win a scandal: Mourinho


April 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid (Spain), Apr. 28 (ANI): Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho launched an amazing attack on Champions League organizers after his side lost a semi-final clash to Barcelona.He accused UEFA of fixing the ... Read more...

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UEFA conspiring in favour of Barcelona to finish Real Madrid: Mourinho


April 28th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has accused UEFA of conspiring in favour of Barcelona, after the Catalan giants won against his team in Champions League clash.Lionel Messi scored ... Read more...

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No England star in FIFA World Player of the Year award


October 27th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 27 (ANI): Not a single member of Fabio Capello's World Cup squad has made the 23-man shortlist for FIFA's World Player of the Year award.It is the first time ... Read more...

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Messi lists his World Cup favourites


May 28th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Argentina's star player Lionel Messi rates England, Spain and Brazil as three favourites for this summer's World Cup. "I think that right now, the strongest sides going into the ... Read more...

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Barcelona aiming to take winning streak into 2010


December 31st, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 31 (DPA) Barcelona are hoping to start 2010 in the same way that they finished 2009, by playing well and winning. Josep Guardiola's talented team crowned their "annus mirabilis" by winning ... Read more...

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Messi doubtful for Catalan derby after Kiev injury


December 10th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 10 (DPA) European Footballer of the Year Lionel Messi is doubtful for Saturday's Catalan derby between Barcelona and Espanyol. The Argentine winger suffered a bad foul at the end of Wednesday's ... Read more...

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Barcelona win ‘El Clasico’ thanks to supersub Ibrahimovic


November 30th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 30 (DPA) Barcelona went back atop the Spanish Liga by beating historic rivals Real Madrid in a tense but high-quality "Clasico". Supersub Zlatan Ibrahimovic Sunday scored the crucial goal for ... Read more...

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Messi to miss Barcelona-Inter clash


November 22nd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 22 (DPA) Barcelona's star striker Lionel Messi will miss Tuesday's crucial Champions League clash at home to Inter Milan, the European champions announced Sunday. The little Argentine pulled a muscle in ... Read more...

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Barcelona head Real by one point after late draw


November 1st, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 1 (DPA) Barcelona are just one point ahead of Real Madrid after conceding a late 1-1 draw away to dogged Osasuna. Seydou Keita seemed to have won the Saturday's match ... Read more...

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Barcelona’s Dani Alves out for around three weeks


October 21st, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 21 (DPA) Barcelona right-back Dani Alves will probably be out of action for around three weeks, after tearing a muscle in the back of his right thigh during his side's ... Read more...

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Real Madrid go to Villarreal, Barcelona to Santander


September 21st, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Duncan Shaw Madrid, Sep 21 (DPA) Real Madrid and Barcelona face difficult away matches in the Spanish Liga Tuesday and Wednesday.The twin giants have both won all three of their opening ... Read more...

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Barcelona go top by thrashing crisis team Atletico Madrid


September 20th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 20 (DPA) Barcelona are top of the Spanish Liga after a 5-2 destruction of crisis team Atletico Madrid. The star of the show in the exultant Camp Nou was ... Read more...

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Barcelona ahead of Real Madrid in ‘Operation Exit’


July 31st, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Duncan Shaw Madrid, July 31 (DPA) Massive global media attention has been focused on the summer star signings of Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid.Barca raised eyebrows by swapping top scorer ... Read more...

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Barcelona and Inter close to Eto’o-Ibrahimovic deal


July 17th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 17 (DPA) Barcelona and Inter Milan are close to a deal to swap Samuel Eto'o for Zlatan Ibrahimovic, according to Spanish news reports Friday. Catalan paper Sport claims that it ... Read more...

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Eto’o wants to stay at Barcelona: Agent


June 30th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 30 (DPA) The agent of Samuel Eto'o told the media Tuesday that the star striker wants to stay at European champions Barcelona. Josep Maria Mesalles said "Eto'o wants to stay ... Read more...

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Barcelona planning to make 35 million pounds bid for Robinho


June 18th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Barcelona, June 18 (ANI): Spanish football giants Barcelona are poised to make a 35 million pounds bid for Manchester City winger Robinho.The Champions League winners have chosen the Brazilian star as ... Read more...

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Iniesta doubtful for Confederations Cup after aggravating injury


May 30th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 30 (DPA) Andres Iniesta is doubtful for the upcoming Confederations Cup football match after aggravating the muscle injury in his right thigh in Wednesday's Champions League defeat of Manchester United. According ... Read more...

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A million fans greet European champions in Barcelona


May 29th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 29 (DPA) One million euphoric fans cheered the Barcelona squad - the winner of a historic treble this season - in a triumphant parade through the streets of the ... Read more...

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Barcelona fans celebrate league title, dream of ‘treble’


May 17th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 17 (DPA) The streets of Barcelona were packed with noisy, euphoric football fans just before midnight Saturday. Real Madrid, Barcelona's historic rivals, had just suffered a dramatic, late 3-2 ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho, Eto’o, Deco no longer wanted, says Barcelona coach


June 18th, 2008 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Madrid, June 18 (DPA) Ronaldinho, Samuel Eto'o and Deco are no longer wanted at FC Barcelona. That was the unequivocal message given, loud and clear, by new Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola at ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid clinch Champions League berth, Zaragoza in trouble


May 12th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, May 12 (DPA) Atletico Madrid are back in the Champions League after 11 years' absence, thanks to a 1-0 home win over Deportivo Coruna. The tense win Sunday night allows Atletico ... Read more...

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Barcelona keen to offload 14 players


May 11th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, May 11 (DPA) Troubled Spanish football giants Barcelona are keen to offload no less than 14 players this summer. According to Saturday's edition of Sport, club president Joan Laporta and incoming ... Read more...

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