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  1. APOEL next in Messi-inspired Barca's...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Suria

    Barcelona begin their Champions League campaign at home to Cypriot champions APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday in fine form having romped to the top of La Liga with three consecutive wins to give Luis Enrique a dream start to his reign. The most promising development of all three wins has been the return of four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi to something approaching his best form after a disappointing end to a first trophyless campaign in six years last season.


  2. Atletico Madrid: Thank you for bringing the aggro backRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... factor in the size of his players' balls. The ultimate manifestation of that came in their La Liga decider at Barcelona in May. Atletico were 1-0 down at half-time, and a wonderful season was in serious danger of going to waste. We don't know what ...


  3. Pedro: Xavi is a living legendRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    The veteran midfielder has featured scarcely for Barcelona this season, but his team-mate has defended his importance ahead of their midweek Champions League tie Barcelona forward Pedro has hailed the importance of "living legend" Xavi despite his scaled down role in the first team. The 34-year-old has played only 17 minutes this season over three La Liga matches, with summer signing Ivan Rakitic chosen ahead of him to start alongside Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets in midfield.


  4. Barcelona Transfer News: Louis Enrique Must Find Way to Keep Xavi at Camp NouRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... can no longer run with players 10 years younger than he is, but given his playing style, he doesn't have to. Barcelona have always surrounded him with better athletes - all Plenty of pundits were surprised Luis Enrique didn't bring him on last ...


  5. Messi, Neymar fit for Bilbao clashRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Umupira

    Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi and Neymar are fit for Saturday's La Liga game at home to Athletic Bilbao, with manager Luis Enrique saying on Friday that he has an almost complete squad to choose from. Messi has been recuperating from an adductor muscle injury, while Neymar missed Barca's season-opening win at home to Elche due to an ankle problem and only played the final half-hour of the victory at Villarreal in their second outing.


  6. Iniesta: We always expect the best of Messi & NeymarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The Brazilian scored twice during the victory over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday and the Spanish star says his side can always count on their star forwards Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta says his side can always count on Lionel Messi and Neymar to settle matches in their favour. The Catalans have won all three of their games so far this season, including a 2-0 triumph over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday thanks to two late goals from the Brazilian.


  7. 5 Reasons for Barcelona Fans to Be Excited About Munir El HaddadiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | BleacherReport

    There is no denying it: Munir El Haddadi is the next big thing at Barcelona. The Masia graduate is already turning heads at the tender age of 19, and it looks like his future is set at Camp Nou.


  8. Sparkling Neymar double fires Barca past BilbaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Star Online

    Neymar came off the bench and produced two exquisite finishes from brilliant Lionel Messi assists to give Barcelona a 2-0 win at home to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday and maintain their perfect start to La Liga. Barca dominated at a sun-drenched Nou Camp but were unable to make a breakthrough until Neymar ran clear onto Messi's threaded pass and dinked the ball past onrushing goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz for a 79th-minute lead.


  9. Messi's Barcelona's comic book hero - Luis EnriqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    The coach has piled praise on his No.9 following Saturday's victory over Athletic Bilbao and said the team's balance is helping them succeed Luis Enrique branded Lionel Messi as Barcelona 's very own comic book hero after his efforts in their win over Athletic Bilbao. As well as adding to Neymar's claims by claiming Messi would be the best in defence if he was positioned at the back, Luis Enrique suggested the Barca No.9 can do what even popular manga and animated character Captain Tsubasa cannot.


  10. Five reasons why Daniel Alves would be a great signing for UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Business News

    As Daniel Alves is linked with a move to Manchester United , here are five reasons why the Barcelona defender would be a fantastic signing for the club. According to the Daily Express , Louis Van Gaal is ready to lure Barcelona wing-back Dani Alves to the Premier League on a short-term deal for the 2015/2016 season.


  11. Barca Sets Sights on Tighten Grip on First PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hispanically Speaking

    Barcelona will aim to strengthen its position at the top of La Liga after it hosts Athletic Bilbao this weekend at Camp Nou. The two-week international break affected Barcelona less than some of its rivals, as Xavi Hernandez, Gerard Pique, Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi were not called up to play for their respective national teams.


  12. Barcelona 2-0 Athletic Bilbao: Winners and Losers from the Camp Nou ClashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | BleacherReport

    Neymar netted a brace at the Camp Nou Saturday to see off visitors Athletic Club Bilbao and keep Barcelona at the top of the La Liga table. It was a very difficult match for both sides, but the Catalans were able to edge their Basque rivals, giving fans plenty to take away from the match.


  13. Neymar double continues Barca's perfect startRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Bangkok Post

    Barcelona made it three wins from three under new boss Luis Enrique as Neymar came off the bench to score twice in a 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday. Barcelona's forward Neymar scores during the Spanish league match vs Athletic Club Bilbao in Barcelona on September 13, 2014 The Brazilian had been left out of the starting line-up after his exertions in captaining his country for the first time in wins over Colombia and Ecuador in the past week, but made the difference in a tight contest when he slotted home from Lionel Messi's pass 11 minutes from time.


  14. Liga - Brilliant Neymar nets twice as Barcelona secure aRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Yahoo!

    Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 13, 2014. Barcelona continued their 100 per cent winning start to the La Liga campaign courtesy of a brilliant late double from substitute Neymar to ensure a two goal victory over Athletic Bilbao.


  15. Messi and Neymar to the foreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Sky Sports

    Two stunning pieces of skill by Lionel Messi and two languid finishes from substitute Neymar saw Barcelona beat a resilient Athletic Bilbao side to pick up a third consecutive win and stay top of the Primera Division. Ernesto Valverde's side had produced a disciplined performance at the Nou Camp and looked to be heading for a point until a moment of brilliance from Messi released Neymar, who broke the deadlock with nine minutes remaining.


  16. Barcelona 2-0 Athletic Bilbao: Substitute Neymar scores a braceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Daily Mail

    Barcelona 2-0 Athletic Bilbao: Substitute Neymar scores a brace to hand Luis Enrique's side victory at the Nou Camp Lionel Messi needed just two goals to reach a career total of 400, but instead he provided two brilliant assists, with Neymar the beneficiary both times as Barcelona's South American duo put Athletic Bilbao to the sword. The final member of what will become Barcelona's fearsome attacking trio, Luis Suarez, watched on from the sidelines as he continues to serve his suspension, with breakthrough star Munir El Haddadi starting for the third consecutive game instead, putting in a lively display.


  17. Liga - Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao: LIVERead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Yahoo!

    Montoya gives away possession cheaply as Susaeta collects the ball on the flank but his cross is harmless and Barcelona clear. OVER! Messi creates the best chance of the game so far as he finds Munir behind the Bilbao defence with a wonderfully executed pass but the youngster blasts the ball well over the bar.


  18. LIVE: Barcelona v Athletic BilbaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 |

    ... sides in their alternate kits today, as Barca commemorate the 300th anniversary since the September 11 siege of Barcelona in 1714. Plenty of red and yellow in Camp Nou today! Indeed, the visitors will want to keep a closer eye than ever on Messi ...


  19. Arsenal Transfer News: Sergi Samper a Smart Target for Arsene WengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | BleacherReport

    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is smart to line up a deal for FC Barcelona prospect Sergi Samper. The young midfielder is the right target for a squad that will soon need an overhaul in the middle.


  20. Jamie Carragher: Jack Wilshere could be a jewel in Roy Hodgson's diamondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Daily Mail

    ... tempo of a game. Andrea Pirlo, for one, has made the role an art form. Sergio Busquets does it majestically for Barcelona and Spain, while Xabi Alonso and Bastian Schweinsteiger are others who have flourished in the role of being their team's ...