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Barcelona says audit shows club was technically bankrupt

  • Barcelona CEO Ferrán Reverter presented a grim picture of the club’s financial situation while releasing the results from a Deloitte audit that started after Laporta arrived in March following the resignation of former president Josep Bartomeu and his board of directors last year.
FC Barcelona club President Joan Laporta scratches his face during a news conference in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. Barcelona announced on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021 that Lionel Messi will not stay with the club. He is leaving after 17 successful seasons in which he propelled the Catalan club to glory, helping it win numerous domestic and international titles since debuting as a teenager.(AP)
FC Barcelona club President Joan Laporta scratches his face during a news conference in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. Barcelona announced on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021 that Lionel Messi will not stay with the club. He is leaving after 17 successful seasons in which he propelled the Catalan club to glory, helping it win numerous domestic and international titles since debuting as a teenager.(AP)
Published on Oct 06, 2021 07:22 PM IST
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Sanchez Flores named Getafe coach for third time

  • The 56-year-old has also coached La Liga sides Valencia, Atletico Madrid and Espanyol plus Portuguese club Benfica and Premier League Watford as well as managing in Dubai and China.
Sanchez Flores named Getafe coach for third time(BCCI/IPL)
Sanchez Flores named Getafe coach for third time(BCCI/IPL)
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 04:47 PM IST
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Espanyol end Madrid's 25-game unbeaten streak in Spain

  • Madrid lost 2-1 at Espanyol on Sunday to see its 25-game unbeaten streak in the Spanish league come to an end. The defeat extended its winless run to three matches in all competitions after what had been a near-perfect start to the season.
Soccer Football - LaLiga - Espanyol v Real Madrid - RCDE Stadium, Cornella de Llobregat, Spain - October 3, 2021 Real Madrid's Lucas Vazquez in action with Espanyol's Adria Pedrosa REUTERS/Albert Gea(REUTERS)
Soccer Football - LaLiga - Espanyol v Real Madrid - RCDE Stadium, Cornella de Llobregat, Spain - October 3, 2021 Real Madrid's Lucas Vazquez in action with Espanyol's Adria Pedrosa REUTERS/Albert Gea(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 04, 2021 07:01 AM IST
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Struggling Barcelona held to draw again in Spanish league

Barcelona was held to a 0-0 draw by Cádiz in the Spanish league on Thursday, extending its winless streak to three matches and adding pressure on coach Ronald Koeman.
FC Barcelona's Frankie de Jong in action with Cadiz's Alvaro Jimenez(REUTERS)
FC Barcelona's Frankie de Jong in action with Cadiz's Alvaro Jimenez(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 24, 2021 08:32 AM IST
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La Liga: Real Betis scores late to end winless streak in Spanish league

  • Sergio Canales left three defenders behind him after picking up the ball near the midfield line, then sent a low shot into the corner to give Betis the win in the Andalucia derby.
La Liga: Real Betis scores late to end winless streak in Spanish league(TWITTER)
La Liga: Real Betis scores late to end winless streak in Spanish league(TWITTER)
Published on Sep 14, 2021 07:54 AM IST
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Thomas Lemar hits dramatic 99th minute winner for Atletico

  • Thomas Lemar scored in the ninth minute of added time to give Atletico Madrid a last-gasp 2-1 victory at newly-promoted Espanyol.
Thomas Lemar scored the second goal for Atletico. (Getty)
Thomas Lemar scored the second goal for Atletico. (Getty)
Published on Sep 12, 2021 10:07 PM IST
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PSG writes to Spanish league head to protest attacks on club

PSG’s complaint to Tebas on Wednesday came from club general secretary Victoriano Melero.
Paris Saint-Germain players: File photo(AP)
Paris Saint-Germain players: File photo(AP)
Published on Sep 09, 2021 10:45 AM IST
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'La Liga doesn't sell itself through one player': Real Madrid legend Morientes 

Real Madrid legend Fernando Morientes maintained that La Liga will continue to remain attractive despite big-ticket players like Lionel Messi and Sergio Ramos leaving the Spanish league.
'La Liga doesn't sell itself through one player': Real Madrid legend Fernando Morientes says league unharmed despite big names leaving(REUTERS)
'La Liga doesn't sell itself through one player': Real Madrid legend Fernando Morientes says league unharmed despite big names leaving(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 10:22 AM IST
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By Shivansh Gupta, New Delhi

Barca game at Sevilla, Villarreal v Alaves postponed

The league had asked the Spanish FA (RFEF) to postpone the matches given the extended South American World Cup qualifying window put in place by FIFA to compensate for Covid-19 postponements this year.
Barca game at Sevilla, Villarreal v Alaves postponed(REUTERS)
Barca game at Sevilla, Villarreal v Alaves postponed(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 07, 2021 07:28 PM IST
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La Liga: Depay leads Barcelona to 2-1 victory over Getafe in Spain

  • Memphis Depay continued his good run with Barcelona, scoring the winner in a 2-1 victory over Getafe in the Spanish league on Sunday
La Liga: Depay leads Barcelona to 2-1 victory over Getafe in Spain(AP)
La Liga: Depay leads Barcelona to 2-1 victory over Getafe in Spain(AP)
Published on Aug 29, 2021 11:38 PM IST
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Real Madrid increase bid for PSG's Mbappe to 180 million euros - Report

Spanish and French media reported on Tuesday that Real Madrid had made a bid for the 22-year-old World Cup winner, who scored 42 goals in all competitions for PSG last season and has reportedly said he wants to move to Spain.
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Ligue 1 - Brest v Paris St Germain - Stade Francis-Le Ble, Brest, France - August 20, 2021. Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring REUTERS/Stephane Mahe(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Ligue 1 - Brest v Paris St Germain - Stade Francis-Le Ble, Brest, France - August 20, 2021. Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe celebrates after scoring REUTERS/Stephane Mahe(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 27, 2021 07:35 AM IST
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Esha Gupta’s peaceful Sukhasana will make you roll out your Yoga mats already

  • Esha Gupta flaunts ‘cool new yoga mat’ as she meditates under the shade of a tree and here’s why you should perform Sukhasana too. Read on to know the steps and health benefits of this simple exercise
Esha Gupta’s peaceful Sukhasana will make you roll out your Yoga mats already(Instagram/egupta)
Esha Gupta’s peaceful Sukhasana will make you roll out your Yoga mats already(Instagram/egupta)
Updated on Aug 16, 2021 04:16 PM IST
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By Zarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Champions Atletico beat Celta in LaLiga opener as both sides see red

  • Atletico Madrid began their La Liga title defence with a 2-1 win away to Celta Vigo on Sunday thanks to two strikes from Argentine forward Angel Correa
La Liga: Champions Atletico Madrid beat Celta in opener as both sides see red(REUTERS)
La Liga: Champions Atletico Madrid beat Celta in opener as both sides see red(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 16, 2021 08:17 AM IST
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Spanish league gets approval for multibillion-dollar deal

The league said 38 of the 42 clubs from the first and second divisions in Spain voted in favor of the deal with private equity firm CVC, which is intended to boost the clubs' finances and help the league cut into the Premier League’s global dominance.
FILE PHOTO: La Liga President Javier Tebas.(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: La Liga President Javier Tebas.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 13, 2021 12:29 PM IST
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Spanish league gets approval for multibillion-dollar deal

  • The Spanish league said 38 of the 42 clubs from the first and second divisions in Spain voted in favor of the deal with private equity firm CVC, which is intended to boost the clubs' finances and help the league cut into the Premier League’s global dominanc
Spanish league gets approval for multibillion-dollar deal(REUTERS/FILE)
Spanish league gets approval for multibillion-dollar deal(REUTERS/FILE)
Published on Aug 13, 2021 07:45 AM IST
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Real Madrid suing league president over deal with investment fund

  • Real Madrid will take legal action against the president of the Spanish league over a multi-billion-dollar deal with an investment fund, the club said on Tuesday.
Real Madrid suing league president over deal with investment fund(REUTERS (FILE))
Real Madrid suing league president over deal with investment fund(REUTERS (FILE))
Updated on Aug 10, 2021 08:00 PM IST
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After 17 seasons, post-Messi era begins in Spanish league

  • It will be the first without Lionel Messi, its all-time top scorer and one of its greatest players ever.
After 17 seasons, post-Messi era begins in Spanish league(AP)
After 17 seasons, post-Messi era begins in Spanish league(AP)
Published on Aug 10, 2021 04:16 PM IST
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Lionel Messi will not continue with FC Barcelona, confirms club

Messi was free to negotiate a transfer with other clubs after his deal ran out at the end of June, but Barcelona had always maintained he wanted to stay with the club.
Lionel Messi: File photo(AP)
Lionel Messi: File photo(AP)
Updated on Aug 05, 2021 11:41 PM IST
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LaLiga signs broadcasting deal in India with Viacom 18 for three years

  • The 3-year exclusive partnership will give the network linear and digital rights across the Indian subcontinent.
Representational image.(REUTERS)
Representational image.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 05, 2021 10:07 AM IST
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Granada appoint former Spain coach Moreno as new boss

Moreno was an assistant to current Spain coach Luis Enrique at AS Roma, Celta Vigo and Barcelona before joining the national team in 2018.
Robert Moreno(REUTERS)
Robert Moreno(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 18, 2021 05:21 PM IST
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Barcelona bring back Emerson Royal from Real Betis

  • Spanish club FC Barcelona on Wednesday informed Real Betis that they are exercising their right to bring back Emerson Royal from July 1 after two seasons on loan at the Andalusian club.
File Photo: Emerson Royal(Twitter)
File Photo: Emerson Royal(Twitter)
Updated on Jun 02, 2021 07:07 PM IST
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Barcelona confirm Aguero signing from Man City

Barcelona have confirmed via their official Twitter account that Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will join the club when his contract expires at the end of June.
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero looks dejected after the match.(Pool via REUTERS)
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero looks dejected after the match.(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on May 31, 2021 08:17 PM IST
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Real Madrid was Alaba's only real consideration

  • The 28-year-old Austrian international signed for Real Madrid on Friday, joining on a free transfer after spending more than a decade with Bayern Munich.
David Alaba. (Getty Images)
David Alaba. (Getty Images)
Published on May 30, 2021 03:24 PM IST
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Zidane restored success to Real but seemed unwilling to rebuild

Zinedine Zidane brought some success and stability back to a Real Madrid side that was in freefall without him but the Frenchman ultimately proved unwilling to preside over the squad rebuild the club felt it needed.
FILE PHOTO:Former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane (REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO:Former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane (REUTERS)
Published on May 27, 2021 08:25 PM IST
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Offloaded by Barcelona, hurt Suarez delivers for Atletico

The past year has been some ride for the former Ajax, Liverpool and Barcelona forward who has now won his fifth league title in Spain. Barca let go of him ahead of the season and Atletico were glad to snap up the Uruguayan forward in a cut-price €7million deal.
Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez.(REUTERS)
Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez.(REUTERS)
Updated on May 24, 2021 01:21 PM IST
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Young Atlético fan dies in accident during title celebration

  • A 14-year-old Atlético Madrid fan died in an accident while celebrating the team's Spanish league title early Sunday.
Representational Image.( REUTERS)
Representational Image.( REUTERS)
Published on May 23, 2021 07:06 PM IST
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In Suárez, Simeone found missing piece to forge a champion

Atlético Madrid rode the goals of Luis Suárez burning to prove his former team wrong and the competitive all-for-one spirit preached by Diego Simeone to the La Liga title.
Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez celebrates with supporters after the Spanish La Liga match between Atletico Madrid and Valladolid.(AP)
Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez celebrates with supporters after the Spanish La Liga match between Atletico Madrid and Valladolid.(AP)
Updated on May 23, 2021 03:19 PM IST
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'They deserve it': Netizens react after Atletico Madrid clinch La Liga title

Real Madrid ended up fighting their way back from a goal down to beat Villarreal 2-1 which meant they would have swiped the title from Atletico's hands if Valladolid had equalised thanks to a better head-to-head record.
Atletico Madrid clinch La Liga title(Twitter)
Atletico Madrid clinch La Liga title(Twitter)
Published on May 23, 2021 09:22 AM IST
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Luis Suarez celebrates Atletico title with tears, smiles - WATCH

After a seven-year wait — and a dramatic final round — Atlético Madrid had won the Spanish league title. Fans and players later celebrated together outside the stadium in Valladolid, with more supporters rejoicing back in Madrid.
Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez (R) celebrates with teammate Kieran Trippier after scoring his side's second goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match against Valladolid(AP)
Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez (R) celebrates with teammate Kieran Trippier after scoring his side's second goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match against Valladolid(AP)
Updated on May 23, 2021 09:29 AM IST
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Atletico Madrid crowned LaLiga champions as Suarez scores winner at Valladolid

  • Real Madrid snatched a late winner through Luka Modric but it wasn't enough to deny Atletico their 11th La Liga title.
Atletico Madrid's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Valladolid FC against Club Atletico de Madrid at the Jose Zorilla stadium in Valladolid. (AFP)
Atletico Madrid's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Valladolid FC against Club Atletico de Madrid at the Jose Zorilla stadium in Valladolid. (AFP)
Updated on May 22, 2021 11:47 PM IST
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