Villarreal 0-1 Barcelona: Sandro snatches victory for visitors
The second-half substitute turned home after good work by Lionel Messi to seal a hard-fought three points for Luis Enrique's side Barcelona snatched a dramatic late victory over Villarreal on Sunday as second-half substitute Sandro scored in the final few minutes.
Messi helps lift Barcelona to narrow win against Villarreal in La Liga
Lionel Messi set up substitute Sandro Ramirez to score Barcelona's late goal in a 1-0 victory at Villarreal in the Spanish league on Sunday.
Football: Debutant Sandro hands Barcelona win at Villarreal
Barcelona made it two wins in as many games under new coach Luis Enrique as 19-year-old Sandro Ramirez's debut goal eight minutes from time was enough to hand them a 1-0 win at Villarreal on Sunday .
Andres Iniesta Injury: Updates on Barcelona Star's Knee and Return
Andres Iniesta will be absent from the Spanish squad for the upcoming fixtures against France and Macedonia after being forced to withdraw with a knee injury.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Shockingly dangerous 'clothesline' challenge leaves star out cold
This is a very effective way to bring down a defender very quickly, but it's also incredibly illegal and dangerous.
Pique looking perfect - Luis Enrique
Despite being left out of the latest Spain squad, the Barcelona coach claims that his centre-back is fit to return against Villarreal this weekend Barcelona boss Luis Enrique claims that Gerard Pique is in "perfect" condition and is set to make his season debut at Villarreal on Sunday.
Barcelona's Iniesta misses Villarreal clash, Neymar returns : August 30, 2014,
BARCELONA Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta, nursing a knee injury, will miss Sunday's La Liga clash with Villarreal, his club confirmed on Saturday.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
'Impressive assembly of characters'
Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi is one of the most talked about, and least talkative, human beings on the planet.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Spain's Xabi Alonso announces international retirement
France's Yohan Cabaye, right, and Spain's Xabi Alonso go for the ball during the Euro 2012 soccer championship quarter-final match between Spain and France in Donetsk, Ukraine, Saturday, June 23, 2012.
Who can Liverpool get in the Champions League draw? Pot One possibilities here
Their extended absence from Europe's top tier competition means the Reds will be Pot Three when the balls are drawn out in Monaco.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
La Liga Team of the Weekend of August 22-25
Atletico Madrid began their defence of the title with a draw at Rayo Vallecano, while Barcelona and Real Madrid picked up home wins and clean sheets against Elche and Cordoba respectively.
European Team of the Week: Lionel Messi Back to His Best, Lamela in Limelight
The Argentinian netted either side of half-time to help Barcelona to a 3-0 victory over Elche as Luis Enrique got off to a winning start as the new head coach.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Football: Messi helps Enrique to top start despite red card
Luis Enrique got off to a winning start as Barcelona manager as they shrugged off Javier Mascherano's first-half red card to beat Elche 3-0 thanks to two goals from Lionel Messi.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Barcelona 3-0 Elche
Lionel Messi scored twice as 10-man Barcelona eased to an opening day win over Elche in Luis Enrique's first league match as boss.
Barcelona 3-0 Elche: Messi at the double for 10-man Blaugrana
The Argentine scored twice, while youngster Munir El Haddadi was also on target as the Catalans made light of the first-half dismissal of Javier Mascherano Luis Enrique's reign as Barcelona coach began in style as Lionel Messi inspired the 10-man Catalans to a 3-0 hammering of Elche at Camp Nou.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Big News Network.com
Questions to answer as Barca prepare for league kick off
A new era for FC Barcelona kicks off Sunday when the side now coached by Luis Enrique entertains Elche in their first game of the Spanish Primera Liga season.
Best attackers in the world & Atletico fighting Barcelona and Real...
Goal teams up with Huawei to provide you with all the interesting statistics the Spanish top flight offers in 2014-15 Diego Simeone guided Atleti to their first title since 1996 last term, sealing the championship with a draw against Barcelona on the final matchday of the season, and they will be keen to prove their surprise win was not a fluke.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Spain's La Liga preview - 2014-15
Realism dictates that this season it will all be about Madrid and Barcelona once again, but Atletico Madrid will not surrender their title without a fight.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Messi on target, Suarez makes debut
Luis Suarez made his first appearance for Barcelona after his move from Liverpool for a reported a 95 million as the Catalans hammered Mexican side Club Leon 6-0 in a friendly on Monday.
The New Zealand Herald
Football: Mourinho lets his flair show
When we hang labels on managers, the board around Jose Mourinho's neck tends to say "pragmatic, functional, ruthless, meticulous, realistic, clean-sheet obsessed".