Free Press Journal
  • Spanish league : Dembele gives Barcelona narrow win

    Madrid : Ousmane Dembele’s second-half strike was the difference as reigning La Liga champions Barcelona ground out a 1-0 win away to newly-promoted Valladolid on Saturday to maintain their perfect start to the campaign.

  • Messi’s Barcelona lift Supercup

    Tangier (Morocco) : Ousmane Dembele scored a spectacular 25-yard shot with just over 10 minutes remaining and goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen saved a last minute penalty to give FC Barcelona a 2-1 win over Sevilla in the Spanish Supercup.

  • Brazilian Midfilder Arthur Melo thrilled to join FC Barcelona

    Barcelona: Brazilian midfielder Arthur Melo said he was very happy to be the newest member of La Liga champions FC Barcelona. “To be part of the greatest team in the world, with the best players in the world, makes me feel privileged,” the 21-year-old Arthur said in comments posted on the Catalan club’s official web site here on Wednesday, reports Efe.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Midfield still a problem, but can forwards carry Brazil to win?

    Samara: So can Brazil go all the way in this World Cup? Their win against Mexico in the Samara Arena took them one step closer to the title they haven’t won since 2002, but still left some questions to be answered. Once again, the Brazilians made it clear that their attacking trio of Willian, Gabriel Jesus and Neymar, with Philipe Coutinho in close attendance can cause damage if they get the ball, but the

  • Leo regrets missing penalty

    Moscow : Argentine superstar Lionel Messi said he regretted having squandered a second-half penalty try that could have led his team to victory over Iceland in Group ‘D’ action on Saturday at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Andres Iniesta can’t be overworked if Spain are to do well says Antonio Habas

    Kolkata: For Spain to fire on all cylinders at this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia, ageless midfield maestro Andres Iniesta will have to be used properly so that he can remain at the peak of his powers throughout the competition, feels Spanish football tactician Antonio Habas. Iniesta, 34, is likely to retire from international football after Spain play at the World Cup in few days’ time.

  • FC Barcelona confirms Denis Suarez’s injury

    Madrid: FC Barcelona will be without midfielder Denis Suarez for around three weeks after the club confirmed that he has suffered a torn groin muscle.

  • Barcelona in pole position

    Messi scores winner against Atletico Madrid to go eight clear

  • Barca stumbles at Las Palmas

    Las Palmas (Spain) : La Liga leaders FC Barcelona stumbled here against UD Las Palmas and had to settle for a 1-1 draw that leaves them with a margin of just five points over second-placed Atletico Madrid in the Spanish football league.

  • Suarez and Alba help Barca pass Eibar test

     Madrid : FC Barcelona made sure they will retain their seven-point lead at the top of the Liga Santander whatever happens during the rest of the weekend when they won a tough game 2-0 away to Eibar.

  • Sanchez scores as Man Utd defeat Huddersfield

    Manchester : Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez scored his first goal as a member of Manchester United, which secured a 2-0 home win over visiting Huddersfield Town in the 26th round of the English Premier League.

  • Barcelona rallies to beat Real Sociedad

    San Sebastian (Spain) : FC Barcelona strengthened their lead in the Spanish top division football rankings after battling back from a two-goal deficit to trounce Real Sociedad 4-2 on their home turf, where they had not won in more than 10 years.

  • Real stumbles against Bilbao

    Bilbao : Real Madrid failed to gain ground on first-placed FC Barcelona in the 14th-round action in the Spanish football league, having to settle for a scoreless draw against host Athletic Bilbao.

  • Barca survives; Real, Atletico win

    Madrid : FC Barcelona retain a four-point lead over Valencia at the top of the Liga Santander, although their advantage over Real and Atletico Madrid was reduced to eight points after they drew 1-1 away to Valencia in a controversial game in the Mestalla Stadium.