Barcelona ordered to pay just €300 as punishment for Griezmann transfer | Goal
Barcelona have been fined just €300 by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for their actions in the signing of Atletico Madrid forward Antione Griezmann. Atletico claim that Barcelona reached an agreement to sign the France international when his release clause stood at €200 million (£178m/$221m).
Barca to appeal €300 fine over Griezmann deal | ESPN
Barcelona will appeal the €300 fine handed down by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) over alleged irregularities regarding the transfer of Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid, sources have told ESPN FC. The competition committee of the RFEF ruled on Thursday that Barcelona were guilty of a “minor infringement” of article 126 of the disciplinary code when negotiating the signing of Griezmann in the summer.
Atletico chief Cerezo mocks the fine handed to Barça for Griezmann | Sport
The Atletico chief, in an ironic tone, said that “I see you’re very worried about this issue (Griezmann). I was listening to you in the car. How are you going to argue over 300 euros? You pay it and that’s it.”
Barcelona can’t rush Messi back - Rivaldo | Goal
Barcelona have been warned against rushing Lionel Messi back from injury by club legend Rivaldo. The Catalan star has struggled for fitness this season and lasted just 45 minutes in the club’s midweek win over Villarreal.
When and where to see Getafe v Barça | FC Barcelona
The fourth away trip of the Liga campaign takes FC Barcelona to Madrid to face Getafe. On this page you will find the kick-off times in a number of major cities from America to Australasia, plus the TV channels that hold the rights to show La Liga games this season in different countries and regions around the world.
The lowdown on Getafe CF | FC Barcelona
Though formed in 1923, this is actually the third different incarnation of the club. The modern-day Getafe Club de Fútbol started life in the lowest tier of Spanish football in 1983 and took just two decades to become, in 2004, only the fourth club from Madrid (after Real, Atlético and Rayo Vallecano) to play in the top flight.
The Spanish FA consider Ansu Fati for the U21s, but don’t rule out Under-17 World Cup | Marca
Ansu Fati continues to impress with Barcelona and that has caught the eye of many at the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), with the thought being to first get him to appear for Spain in the Under-17 World Cup next month, although there is now talk of him playing for the Under-21s.
What’s a first team training session like? | FC Barcelona
The second part switches the focus onto the training sessions involving Ernesto Valverde and his squad at the Ciutat Esportiva and the effort put in by different professionals to make sure the players are all in peak physical condition: from physios to the team of nutritionists. They all know that their work has a direct impact on team performance and in this episode we see how they prepare for each session to ensure the best possible results.
IN MY OWN WORDS: Luis Suárez Miramontes | FC Barcelona
Ever since I was little I have had a passion for football. Like nearly all young boys at the time, I played football in the street. I had two big brothers and they also played. I used to go to see them play with Deportivo Juvenil. Unfortunately, they are no longer with us.
Sources: Neymar, Barca ask for court case delay | ESPN
Neymar will not stand against Barcelona in court on Friday after both parties agreed to ask for the case over an unpaid loyalty bonus to be delayed, sources have told ESPN FC. The Paris Saint-Germain forward arrived in Barcelona on Thursday, where, along with his father, he met with the Catalan club’s president, Josep Maria Bartomeu.