6 hrs ago
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.
10 hrs ago
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".
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Barcelona's spectacular plot for a 60m Manchester United and Chelsea ...
Atletico Madrid maestro Koke is the subject of late interest from Barcelona, who aim to push through a deal before the transfer deadline.
Barcelona transfer ban appeal fails
Barcelona will be unable to sign players until January 2016 once the current transfer window shuts, after world governing body Fifa rejected the club's appeal against a transfer ban.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Revolution in Camp Nou as Barca look to right past errors
It has been a busy summer at the FC Barcelona offices in the Camp Nou Stadium as the club worked to put together a competitive squad for the current season after the disappointments of a 2013-14 campaign which saw them end empty-handed as Atletico and Real Madrid swept the trophy board.
Top 10 signings for the 2014-15 Spanish League
FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, center, poses with Barcelona's sports director Andoni Zubizarreta, left, and Barcelona's vice-president Jordi Mestre during a press conference of his presentation at the Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Top 10 signings before the start of the 2014-15 Spanish League
Barcelona and Real Madrid have again been the biggest spenders this off-season in the Spanish league, while defending champion Atletico Madrid has also had to rebuild.
Barcelona midfielder Alex Song is perfect for the Premier League... ...
Barcelona midfielder Alex Song is perfect for the Premier League... Arsenal would be foolish to think he hasn't improved in Spain The Cameroon international was left on the bench as Luis Enrique's side beat Mexican club Leon 6-0 at the Nou Camp Song has not played much joining Barcelona but he will have learned a lot from the likes of Xavi and ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Suarez debuts for Barcelona
Luis Suarez has made his first appearance for Barcelona after a reported $142.5 million move from Liverpool as the Catalans hammered Mexican side Club Leon 6-0 in a friendly.
The Big Lead
Neymar Scored on a Back-Heel in His First Game Back from Injury
Neymar returned to the field Monday in Barcelona's game against Leon in the annual Joan Gamper Trophy match before La Liga commences later this month.