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Lionel Messi says he has no intention of leaving Barcelona

Lionel Messi says he has no intention of leaving Barcelona
“It hurts because it comes from people who [supposedly] love Barcelona. It's people who want to hurt the club – and this time it did not come from Madrid, like other times, it has come from here. I have heard lots of things being said about me before …
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Barcelona's Luis Enrique: No plan for Lionel Messi exit from club
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says it is unthinkable that club legend Lionel Messi could move elsewhere. The 27-year-old, Barcelona's all-time leading scorer, is under contract until June 2018 but his future has been the subject of much speculation …
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Crisis brewing at Barcelona as club's foundation is put to the test
With each passing day, each passing season, FC Barcelona, perhaps the greatest passing team the world has known, moves further from the glories of the Pep Guardiola days. First there was drift, then there was decline, now a sense of chaos seems to be …
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Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu: 'No problems' with Messi
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has played down reports that manager Luis Enrique would soon be replaced and that star player Lionel Messi is unhappy. Catalan station TV3's Esport Club suggested that Bartomeu had told Messi that Enrique …
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Koeman and Pellegrini play down Barcelona talk

Koeman and Pellegrini play down Barcelona talk
Asked by reporters if he could see himself one day taking charge of Barcelona, the Dutchman replied: "Yes, but I had that some times where it never happened and now I am very happy to be here in Southampton and that's the most important [thing]. "I …
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Napoli vs Juventus and Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid: TV Times and Starting
First, there's Napoli against Juventus at 2:45pm ET on beIN SPORTS and DishWorld. And then, kicking off at 3pm ET is Barcelona against Atletico Madrid on beIN SPORTS Espańol and DishWorld. Even though the Barcelona against Atleti game is on beIN …
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Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez Named in Barcelona Squad to Face Elche

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez Named in Barcelona Squad to Face Elche
Luis Enrique has named Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez in his Barcelona squad to face Elche on Thursday night. The deadly trio are likely to start the round-of-16 Copa del Rey first-leg tie alongside each other, although Xavi, Sergio Busquets and …
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Lionel Messi: Barcelona president says striker is 'happy and will stay'
Lionel Messi is happy at Barcelona and will stay with the club until at least the end of his contract in 2018, says president Josep Maria Bartomeu. Reports in Spain suggest that La Liga's all-time record goalscorer, 27, is unhappy under coach Luis Enrique.
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Barcelona, Atletico braced for thriller
Another tough, demanding match is exactly what Barcelona's embattled coach Luis Enrique could do without at the moment, given all his present problems. However, this is just what he will have on Sunday, when in-form champions Atletico Madrid visit the …
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Barcelona in meltdown after transfer ban opens club crisis

Barcelona in meltdown after transfer ban opens club crisis
One week after the Spanish team's appeal against a FIFA-imposed transfer ban was rejected and two days after its sports director was fired, Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu called for early elections to "relieve tension" at the increasingly troubled …
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Sepp Blatter Essentially Calls Barcelona and Real Madrid One-Man Teams
Sepp Blatter is the president of FIFA, therefore, by title's sake, he's the most powerful man in football at the moment. He's also the most mocked man in football. (Emile Heskey is an exception because everyone secretly or not-so-secretly loves Heskey.).
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Stoichkov: Barcelona must pamper Messi

Stoichkov: Barcelona must pamper Messi
Former Barcelona star Hristo Stoichkov has criticised the club for their treatment of Lionel Messi and warned the Argentina international could leave if he is not "protected and pampered". The 27-year-old has endured a frosty relationship with the club …
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Barcelona fires sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona fired sports director Andoni Zubizarreta on Monday, a week after the club lost its appeal against a one-year transfer ban and a day after losing at Real Sociedad, missing a chance to overtake Real Madrid at the top of …
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In Barcelona, Modernista Architecture With a View
BARCELONA — Avenida Tibidabo, a stately avenue with elegant mansions and vintage blue-painted trams, is one of Barcelona's best-known streets. Sitting very near the top of the avenue, high up a mountainside, is the Guinovart family's white stucco …
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City on Messi alert after Barcelona sack technical director Zubizarreta
City could step up their ambitious attempt to sign Lionel Messi after Barcelona sacked technical director Andoni Zubizarreta. President Josep Maria Bartomeu dismissed Zubizarreta, appointed to the role in 2010, over the club's patchy recruitment and …
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4 Things for Barcelona Fans to Look Forward to in 2015
Barcelona can look at this next year as being a glass half empty scenario, or they can be positive and take a glass half full approach. One would imagine it's the latter which the hierarchy at the club will be preaching. After all, when you're at your …
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Real Sociedad vs. Barcelona: Winners and Losers from Liga Game
It took only a minute and a half for the only goal of the game to go in as Jordi Alba headed into his own net following a corner from the right side, and while Barcelona brought on the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar for the second half, they couldn't …
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Real Sociedad vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga Game

Real Sociedad vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga Game
Real Sociedad start 2015 with a win, while Barcelona miss the chance to go top. Luis Enrique will have one or two questions to answer about that you suspect. Jordi Alba's early own goal means the score finishes 1-0 to La Real. That's it for our live …
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Barcelona sack Andoni Zubizarreta
The swift action follows the team's defeat in the first game of the new year against Real Sociedad but there is also a good argument for Barcelona not needing a sporting director after losing an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport last week …
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Moyes: My Sociedad strugglers can beat Barcelona
"I know the Barcelona players from when I was in England. I watched them play the 2011 Champions League final against Manchester United at Wembley. They are a great team and (Lionel) Messi is very special but they have household names in all …
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Double-handed teams begin Barcelona World Race
Barcelona, Spain (December 31, 2014) – As if to underline their billing as pre-race favourites to win, Alex Thomson and Pepe Ribes on Hugo Boss led the eight-strong fleet of IMOCA 60s off the start line of the third edition of the Barcelona World Race …
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Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona and 11 Strangest Buys in History
Thomas Vermaelen's summer move from Arsenal to Barcelona came straight out of left field, and as his injury situation drags on, Barca's decision to bring the defender to Camp Nou looks increasingly strange. Odd transfers are nothing new in football; we …
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Homeless guides show a 'hidden' Barcelona
MADRID – Ramon Holgado used to sleep outside in a cardboard box, but he is back on his feet this Christmas — guiding visitors on tours of the Barcelona streets he lived rough in. As well as filling them in on history and showing them some nice views, …
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Jailed former FC Barcelona president's Christmas release criticised
Núñez, 83, spent 22 years in charge of FC Barcelona until 2000, a year after the judicial inquiry into a tax fraud ring began. He was initially sentenced to six years for his role in the criminal network that bribed tax inspectors so they would approve …
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