leo messi

Alexis adds to Barca injury woes


September 14th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 14 (IANS) FC Barcelona said that Chilean winger Alexis Sanchez will miss Saturday's La Liga away game against Getafe.Alexis returned from playing two World Cup qualifying matches ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Liga’s penultimate round about survival and qualifying


May 4th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 4 (IANS) With the outcome of the BBVA Primera Liga football title resolved with Real Madrid crowned champions Wednesday night, the coming weekend's penultimate round of games in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Time names Bobby Ghosh editor-at-large


March 14th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Time magazine has named veteran Indian-born journalist Aparism "Bobby" Ghosh an editor-at-large.Ghosh has been with Time since 1997, and most recently served as deputy international editor. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Barcelona take on Espanyol in city derby


January 7th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 7 (IANS) FC Barcelona face one of the most difficult games of the Spanish La Liga football season when they take on city rivals Espanyol Sunday night.Newly ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Real Madrid extend La Liga lead


November 21st, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 21 (IANS) Real Madrid remained three points clear of FC Barcelona at the top of the La Liga following a weekend in which the case for those complaining ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Manchester United-Barcelona set for most lucrative Champions League final


May 27th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Manchester United and Barcelona are set for the most lucrative final in the history of European club football as the winner of Saturday's Champions League final ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Messi could get five against Arsenal: Mascherano


March 7th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.7 (ANI): Argentine footballer Javier Mascherano has warned Arsenal that Leo Messi could fire five past them to take Barcelona into the Champions League quarter-finals.Messi scored blasted all four goals ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Secret of Barca’s success is its super star factory


February 11th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by ANI
Barcelona (Spain), Feb.11 (ANI): The secret of Spanish football club Barcelona's unprecedented success in European football is out. It is its superstar factory, a production line that is the envy of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Liverpool signs Cole for 19 million pounds


July 20th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 20 (ANI): England midfielder Joe Cole has signed a four-year deal with Liverpool worth 19 million pounds.The midfielder will get 90,000 pounds a week.Cole, 28, gets the No 7 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Greece sniff chance as Argentina ring changes


June 21st, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Polokwane (South Africa), June 21 (DPA) Diego Maradona is likely to make as many as seven changes to the Argentina side, expected to secure its place in the last 16 in their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Messi’s Big Chance to win over Argentine fans


June 10th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 10 (DPA) "I want to show the country that I can play as well for Argentina as I do for Barcelona" said Leo Messi ahead of his country's first match ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rooney one of the greatest players of current generation: Messi


June 5th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 5(ANI): Argentine striker Leo Messi believes that his England counterpart Wayne Rooney is among the greatest footballers playing at the moment."I think Wayne is a great, great player, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brilliant Messi, fighting Germans send England packing


April 8th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, April 8 (DPA) Brilliant Leo Messi and fighting Germans with a touch of Dutch genius made sure that English interest in the European Champions League ended in the quarter-finals on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Manchester United face life after Ronaldo


August 11th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Ben James London, Aug 11 (DPA) He was loved and was hated, but even those who loathed him could hardly deny that Cristiano Ronaldo had a key part to play in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Messi wants Fabregas and Mascherano to keep Barcelona on top


July 9th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Barcelona star striker Leo Messi has urged his club's top brass to get Cesc Fabregas and Javier Mascherano to retain their European crown.Messi, who scored against Manchester ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ronaldo blasts Fergie’s tactics to counter Messi and company


May 28th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, May 28 (ANI): Manchester United's star striker Cristiano Ronaldo has criticized club manager Alex Ferguson's tactics in the Champions League final here, saying they were not good enough to neutralise ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Barca’s Messi says win in Rome will certify his team as the world’s best


May 8th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Barcelona's Leo Messi reckons the side that wins in Rome will also be able to claim the unofficial title of being the world's best team.The Barca star ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cahmapions League: Chelsea’s Drogba warns Barcelona that it will be blown away


May 6th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 6 (ANI): Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has warned Barcelona that they will be blown away in the Champions League semi-final.The Chelsea striker taunted the Catalan giants by insisting the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Barca’s Messi warns Chelsea: You’re next


May 4th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid (Spain), May 4 (ANI): Argentina and Barcelona star striker Leo Messi has warned Chelsea that they are next in his firing line after Barcelona's 6-2 demolition of Real Madrid.Messi ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chelsea’s Hiddink lauds his boys for drawing match against Barcelona


April 29th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Barcelona (Spain), Apr.29 (ANI): Chelsea football club coach Guus Hiddink has hailed his team for successfully forcing a draw against Spanish football champions Barcelona at their Nou Camp home ground, saying ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Barcelona asks Blatter to intervene on Messi issue


July 26th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Madrid, July 26 (Xinhua) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has asked FIFA President Sepp Blatter to resolve the issue of whether to send Lionel Messi for the Olympic Games. Guardiola took advantage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Argentinian striker Lautaro signs for Sevilla


July 5th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Madrid, July 5 (Xinhua) Argentinian striker Lautaro Cost compared himself with some of the best young players his country has produced at his official presentation as a new player with Spanish Primera ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Subscribe