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Reports: Vilanova has surgery as health worsens

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Former Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova has been hospitalised and is in serious condition following emergency surgery, according to reports. Vilanova had surgery on Thursday at Clínica Quirón in Barcelona as gastric complications arose, Mundo Depo...

Sabella: Messi will shine at World Cup

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Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella has backed Lionel Messi to come good at this summer’s World Cup, saying the ideal platform is being put in place for the Barcelona star to shine in Brazil. • Martino on Messi slump • ...

Mascherano, Busquets back for Barca

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent |

Barcelona's defensive injury issues are showing signs of easing with Javier Mascherano and Sergio Busquets both returning to full training ahead of Sunday’s La Liga trip to Villarreal. • Ledwith: Youngsters the key • Tomas: La Li...

Barca summer transfer ban lifted

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 23 2014

FIFA has temporarily suspended the transfer ban handed to Barcelona meaning the club will be able to buy players this summer, pending an appeal. Earlier in April, Barcelona were banned by FIFA from signing any players for two consecutive transfer...

Barca welcome FIFA transfer ban call

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 23 2014

Barcelona have welcomed FIFA’s move to temporarily suspend the transfer ban which had been imposed for breaking youth transfer regulations. FIFA announced early on Wednesday that it had decided to provisionally lift the sanction, pending al...

Pique expects summer changes at Barca

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 23 2014

Gerard Pique has admitted that some changes in personnel are needed at Barcelona this summer, and backed the club’s hierarchy to make the right decisions to improve the squad. • Ledwith: Deulofeu, Rafinha may be pivotal • Barca t...

Barcelona to sign Hungarian teenager Tajti - report

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 23 2014

Barcelona have reportedly won a race with La Liga rivals Real Madrid to sign Hungarian youngster Matyas Tajti. Tajiti, 15, has, according to Marca, been to both Madrid and Barcelona for trials since impressing scouts at a youth tournament late la...

Alonso: Real will be ruthless with the ball

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 23 2014

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso says that clever play, not aimless possession, will be key for his side in Wednesday’s Champions League semifinal first leg against Bayern Munich. • Rigg: Galacticos aim to outshine Bayern • Hey...

Villas-Boas denies Barça link Video

ESPN staff | April, 21 2014

Andre Villas-Boas has dismissed speculation that he could replace Gerardo Martino as Barcelona coach in the summer. • Ledwith: Barcelona rebound • Klopp rejects Barca rumours Former Chelsea and Tottenham boss Villas-Boas...

Klopp dismisses Barcelona speculation

ESPN staff | April, 20 2014

Borussia Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp has dismissed suggestions he could replace Gerardo Martino at Barcelona. • Buczko: BVB secure UCL spot • Barca urged to bring back Pep With Martino expected to leave the Camp Nou after just on...

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