Luis Enrique: "I manage my teams with common sense" | FC Barcelona
"I manage my teams with common sense, the least common of the senses" said FC Barcelona manager Luis Enrique in a press conference today where his frank, straight-talking nature shone through as much as ever.
Neymar and Rakitic in squad for Malaga | FC Barcelona
Luis Enrique has named a 19-man squad for the game against Malaga this evening, with Neymar and Rakitic both fit and included after picking up knocks in the game against Levante. B team youngsters Munir and Sandro are again in the squad.
Malaga – FC Barcelona: going for the fifth win | FC Barcelona
Malaga are sitting safe in the middle of the table in eleventh, having won four of their five points so far at La Rosaleda, where they’ve beaten Athletic Bilbao 1-0 and drawn 0-0 with Levante. Malaga have yet to concede at home, whilst Barça of course, have kept clean sheets in all their games so far this year – which record will go tonight?
Malaga set to provide stern test to Barcelona's fantastic start - ESPN FC
"Who can stop Barcelona?" is the question on everybody's lips in Spanish football at the moment, or perhaps firstly it should be, "Who can even score past them?" as they prepare for what should be two tougher league games than recent contests have turned out.
Friendly between FC Barcelona B and Indonesia U19 | FC Barcelona
The venue will be Pitch 7 at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper and the game is being shown on Barça TV and Esport3, as well as being streamed live with English language commentary on www.fcbarcelona.com and on the Indonesian version of the club website at www.fcbarcelona.co.id. The match is being played behind closed doors, and only accredited members of the media will be allowed to attend.
On this day: September 24 | FC Barcelona
September 24 is special date in Barcelona. It’s the last night of the week-long celebrations of the city’s patron saint, the Mercè. But just as the spectacular firework show is beginning at the Montjuic fountains tonight at 10.00 PM CET, 800 kilometres to the south, FC Barcelona will be kicking off their fifth league match of the season against Malaga. But there is another reason why this date is a special one for Barça supporters.
Negredo boost for Valencia | Football Espana
Valencia have been given a boost with the news that Alvaro Negredo has returned to training. The Spanish international was signed from Manchester City on transfer deadline day but arrived injured after a July operation on the fifth metatarsal on his right foot, suffered whilst playing in a pre-season friendly for the Premier League outfit.
Match report from Real Madrid's 5-1 win over Elche | Sky Sports Football
Only three days after netting his 24th hat-trick for the club in their 8-2 victory over Deportivo La Coruna, Ronaldo went one better at the Bernabeu. Real appear to have got their campaign back on track in a glut of goals and, although Edu Albacar gave Elche a surprise lead, Gareth Bale quickly equalised before Ronaldo stole the show.
Celta march goes on | Sky Sports Football
Nolito handed them an early lead before Isaac Cuenca struck back after the break but Joaquin Larrivey netted the winner with 20 minutes left as Celta moved up thee spots into fifth in the Primera Division standings. Haris Medunjanin missed the chance to bag a late point for Depor but he missed with his penalty attempt as his side remain 13th in the table.