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From The42 Diego Costa sent off after half an hour against Barcelona following furious referee rant Dismissed This post contains videos

Diego Costa sent off after half an hour against Barcelona following furious referee rant

The striker is not adversed to arguing with officials, but this time he has been given his marching orders early.

From The42 Late Messi and Suarez goals rescue a draw to spare Barcelona's blushes in eight-goal thriller Fortunate

Late Messi and Suarez goals rescue a draw to spare Barcelona's blushes in eight-goal thriller

Villarreal looked to be on course for a victory before a late rally from the visitors.

From The42 Dazzling Messi free-kicks caps Barcelona win in Catalan derby as Espanyol crumble The Goat This post contains videos

Dazzling Messi free-kicks caps Barcelona win in Catalan derby as Espanyol crumble

An initially frustrating outing ended in two goals for Lionel Messi and three points for Barcelona.

From The42 Messi: 'My six-year-old son asked me: 'Dad, why do they crucify you in Argentina?'' Criticism

Messi: 'My six-year-old son asked me: 'Dad, why do they crucify you in Argentina?''

The Barcelona star has faced criticism for failing to match his club success with the national team.

From The42 'I'm performing better for Barcelona since I left Spain' - no regrets for Pique over international exit Moved On

'I'm performing better for Barcelona since I left Spain' - no regrets for Pique over international exit

The star defender announced his retirement after last year’s World Cup.

From The42 Morocco seek clarification over Messi injury after agreeing to face Argentina 'first team' in friendly Sceptical

Morocco seek clarification over Messi injury after agreeing to face Argentina 'first team' in friendly

Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Tuesday’s game in Tangier.

From The42 Mourinho: Mbappe more valuable than Messi and Ronaldo Claim

Mourinho: Mbappe more valuable than Messi and Ronaldo

The PSG striker deserves to be considered the most expensive player on the planet, according to the Portuguese coach.

From The42 Barcelona confident Suarez will be back for Man United despite ankle injury Update

Barcelona confident Suarez will be back for Man United despite ankle injury

The striker suffered a sprained ankle against Real Betis but is due to be back for the trip to Old Trafford next month.

From The42 Lionel Messi scores sensational hat-trick to send Barcelona 10 points clear in La Liga Goat This post contains videos

Lionel Messi scores sensational hat-trick to send Barcelona 10 points clear in La Liga

The champions moved 10 points clear of Atletico thanks to another inspirational display from their captain.

From The42 Record-breaking crowd of 60,739 watch women's match between Barcelona and Atletico Record

Record-breaking crowd of 60,739 watch women's match between Barcelona and Atletico

The attendance is the largest ever for a top-flight club match in European women’s football.

From The42 Solskjaer says Man United have quality to win Champions League Ghost Of '99

Solskjaer says Man United have quality to win Champions League

The Norwegian scored the dramatic winner in the 1999 final as United beat Bayern Munich 2-1 at the Nou Camp.

From The42 Lionel Messi hails 'magical' Ronaldo Respect

Lionel Messi hails 'magical' Ronaldo

Barca joined Juve in the last eight after Messi’s two goals and two assists inspired a 5-1 rout of Lyon.

From The42 Messi scores panenka penalty against Lyon as Barcelona book quarter-final spot Barca

Messi scores panenka penalty against Lyon as Barcelona book quarter-final spot

The La Liga champions ensured their place in the last eight thanks to a late rally against Lyon.

From The42 Messi penalty helps Barcelona rally from behind to restore seven-point lead Still On Top

Messi penalty helps Barcelona rally from behind to restore seven-point lead

Gerard Pique and Luis Suarez were also on target for Ernesto Valverde’s side.

From The42 Messi ends international exile to return to Argentina squad Welcome Back

Messi ends international exile to return to Argentina squad

The Barcelona captain has not played for his country since the World Cup.

From The42 Barcelona move 10 points clear after tight Clasico win in Madrid Decisive Blow

Barcelona move 10 points clear after tight Clasico win in Madrid

Barca took a big step towards defending their La Liga title with a win thanks to Ivan Rakitic’s first-half goal.

From The42 Suarez strikes twice as Barca batter Real Madrid in Copa semi-final El Clasico

Suarez strikes twice as Barca batter Real Madrid in Copa semi-final

Barcelona are into the Copa Del Rey final for a sixth successive year.

From TheJournal.ie Man who racially abused woman on Ryanair flight 'to be prosecuted by Spanish authorities' Viral Video

Man who racially abused woman on Ryanair flight 'to be prosecuted by Spanish authorities'

Footage of the incident, which occurred on a flight from Barcelona to London, went viral in October.

From The42 Saturday's El Clásico to be shown live on eir Sport Irish Telly

Saturday's El Clásico to be shown live on eir Sport

Coverage will begin on eir Sport 2 at 19:40.

From The42 Messi marks 50th career hat-trick as Barcelona beat Sevilla Goat Status

Messi marks 50th career hat-trick as Barcelona beat Sevilla

The Catalan side rediscover their goalscoring mojo ahead of back-to-back Clasicos.

From The42 'I don't know what to tell you': Valverde confident Barcelona's dry spell is only a blip Firing Blanks

'I don't know what to tell you': Valverde confident Barcelona's dry spell is only a blip

The Catalan side have only scored one goal in their last three matches in all competitions, but insists he’s not worried about their lack of cutting edge.

From The42 No breakthrough for Barcelona with Lyon holding La Liga leaders to goalless draw All Square

No breakthrough for Barcelona with Lyon holding La Liga leaders to goalless draw

Ernesto Valverde’s side dominated possession and attempts on goal but failed to break the deadlock.

From The42 'Messi is the only genius in world football', says ex-Real Madrid boss Capello Big Fan

'Messi is the only genius in world football', says ex-Real Madrid boss Capello

The Italian also heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo as the debate about who is the better player rages on.

From The42 Messi nets 30th goal of the season as Barcelona maintain seven point lead in La Liga The Goat

Messi nets 30th goal of the season as Barcelona maintain seven point lead in La Liga

Ernesto Valverde’s men maintained their lead over Atletico Madrid on Saturday against Real Valladolid.

From The42 Messi's return fails to inspire as Barcelona slump to goalless draw with Athletic Bilbao Firing Blanks

Messi's return fails to inspire as Barcelona slump to goalless draw with Athletic Bilbao

Valverde’s men drew for the third match in a row on Sunday evening.

From The42 Incoming €75 million man aiming to retire at Barcelona Ideal Scenario

Incoming €75 million man aiming to retire at Barcelona

The Catalan outfit beat a host of clubs to the signing of Frenkie de Jong from Ajax.

From The42 Messi unable to conjure Barca winner as Madrid hold on for draw Copa Del Rey

Messi unable to conjure Barca winner as Madrid hold on for draw

Barcelona and Real Madrid could not be separated during tonight’s semi-final at Camp Nou.

From The42 Messi genius rescues Barcelona in thriller against Valencia The Greatest

Messi genius rescues Barcelona in thriller against Valencia

It was the ninth-straight game in which the great man scored, but this time he couldn’t haul Barca to victory.

From The42 Two Clasicos set for one week as Real Madrid draw Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final El Clasico

Two Clasicos set for one week as Real Madrid draw Barcelona in Copa del Rey semi-final

Friday’s draw means there will be back-to-back Clasicos between the bitter rivals.

From The42 Barcelona strike €12 million deal for Brazilian full-back Pastures New

Barcelona strike €12 million deal for Brazilian full-back

Atletico Mineiro right-back Emerson will link up with the Catalan side in July.

From The42 Coutinho thanks Messi for penalty gesture amid Barcelona's cup triumph Support

Coutinho thanks Messi for penalty gesture amid Barcelona's cup triumph

The Catalan club’s 6-1 victory overturned a 2-0 deficit from the first leg.

From The42 Spanish authorities re-open investigation into claims that Eric Abidal was given trafficked liver Controversy

Spanish authorities re-open investigation into claims that Eric Abidal was given trafficked liver

The former Barcelona defender denies any wrongdoing.

From The42 Arsenal secure services of Barcelona midfielder Suarez on loan for the rest of the season London Calling

Arsenal secure services of Barcelona midfielder Suarez on loan for the rest of the season

Denis Suarez links back up with Unai Emery, who he won the Europa League with while at Sevilla in 2015.

From The42 More misery for Coutinho as Messi marks Barcelona return in style Had Their Phil

More misery for Coutinho as Messi marks Barcelona return in style

The ex-Liverpool star has been a big disappointment since joining the Blaugrana a year ago and he once again failed to shine in the win at Girona.

From The42 Barcelona complete €75 million move for promising Ajax star Frenkie de Jong Done Deal

Barcelona complete €75 million move for promising Ajax star Frenkie de Jong

The 21-year-old will join the defending La Liga champions at the end of this season in July.

From The42 'You say all signings are controversial' Transfer News

'You say all signings are controversial'

Kevin-Prince Boateng’s move to Barcelona surprised many, but Ernesto Valverde pointed to his track record in the transfer market.

From The42 Lionel Messi comes off the bench to rescue below-par Barcelona Main Man

Lionel Messi comes off the bench to rescue below-par Barcelona

Ernesto Valverde’s decision to rest the Argentina international almost backfired.

From The42 Liverpool manager Klopp dismisses Coutinho comeback rumours Nothing To Say

Liverpool manager Klopp dismisses Coutinho comeback rumours

‘I would not say it is a potential transfer or a likely one,’ he said, uninterested.

From The42 Barcelona avoid Copa del Rey expulsion despite Levante complaint over ineligible player Too Slow

Barcelona avoid Copa del Rey expulsion despite Levante complaint over ineligible player

Following their defeat in the competition, the Valencia-based side filed a complaint over defender Chumi’s usage in the first leg.

From The42 'We have no doubt' - Barca unconcerned about player ineligibility accusations Play It Down

'We have no doubt' - Barca unconcerned about player ineligibility accusations

Levante will lodge a complaint over their Copa del Rey tie, but Ernesto Valverde insisted he was right to pick Chumi.