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Athletic Bilbao won their first trophy in 31 years
Athletic Bilbao have been Spanish Super Cup champions after defeating Barcelona 5-1 total scores.
18.08.2015 11:37:05
Luis Enrique: It all ended when Pique was sent off
The 45-year-old believes Athletic were worried prior to the sending-off but was quick to congratulate Ernesto Valverde's side on their win
18.08.2015 11:10:58
Dani Alves: No excuses for Barcelona we were not good enough
The Brazilian defender has admitted the Liga champions simply were not good enough in the tie against Athletic and refused to blame the referee
18.08.2015 11:09:34
Ramos: It is not an economic decision
Having committed himself to Los Blancos until 2020, the Manchester United target has insisted that financial gain played no part in his decision
17.08.2015 17:26:11
Nolito: Only Barcelona I can go
Celta Vigo star says he has already rejected offers from other clubs but admits "you can't say no" to the European champions
12.08.2015 17:37:35
Messi: Pedro deserves Super Cup winner
The Argentine was full of praise for his Barcelona team-mate and admits he does not know what lies ahead for him
12.08.2015 09:47:43
Pedro is leaving Barcelona for Manchester United
The 28-year-old is close to leaving Barcelona for Manchester United, but showed just why he has been so special as he sealed the Uefa Super Cup in what is probably his last game
12.08.2015 09:47:19
Vitolo: Messi showed why he is the best ever
The Argentine netted two free-kicks and saw another one play a crucial role in Pedro's winner in a thrilling Uefa Super Cup
12.08.2015 09:46:19
What is Benzema can not wait for?
The Real Madrid striker posted a simple message on his Instagram account on Thursday but is he hinting that he will definitely stay with Rafael Benitez's side?
07.08.2015 11:38:48
Dani Alves takes Xavi's No 6 jersey
The Brazilian wing-back has opted to switch numbers in the wake of the club icon's departure to Al Sadd this summer
05.08.2015 14:59:23
Enrique: Pedro can go if he wants
The versatile attacker has been linked with a move to the Premier League but his current club are eager to keep him
22.07.2015 12:35:18
Carrasco: Messi better now than he was in 2009
A former Barcelona player believes the 28-year-old is now a more complete forward, capable of hurting teams with his ability to play the final pass
22.07.2015 12:33:38
Emotional farewell of Arda: Atletico will always be in my heart
Arda says he will never forget his time at the Vicente Calderon, while Josep Maria Bartomeu believes he turned down greater wages elsewhere
07.07.2015 12:43:14
Messi: There's nothing more painful than losing a final
The Argentina captain has sent a message of thanks to supporters following their Copa America defeat to Chile
07.07.2015 12:39:11
Bartomeu: We won't sign Pogba this year
The Catalans had an €80 million bid for the player turned down last week and won't be making an improved offer this summer
07.07.2015 12:38:18
Bartra: I rejected offers to stay at Barcelona
The defender says a lack of game time at the end of the season forced him to consider approaches from other clubs but he wants to fight for his place in the team
05.07.2015 20:15:54
Why Barcelona will be praying that Pogba stays at Juventus
Pogba is the most sought-after star in world football, but the Blaugrana will be hoping he goes nowhere fast
03.06.2015 17:45:44
Benitez: I'm back it is an exciting day
The new Real Madrid boss was overcome by emotion when addressing the media for the first time since being hired by Florentino Perez
03.06.2015 17:44:16
Bartomeu: Winning the CL would be an honour
Luis Enrique's men are looking to win a fifth European crown and complete a treble this season and the club's president hopes they lift the trophy again
03.06.2015 17:42:40
Enrique: I can not wait to see Messi's goal on television
The Spanish boss has suggested that he was not pleased by Neymar's showboating at the end of the fixture as Barcelona moved close to the treble
31.05.2015 10:32:52
Neymar: I will not change the way I play
The Brazilian upset Athletic defenders as he attempted a nonchalant flick late in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday, but insists he was playing his normal game
31.05.2015 10:28:25
The hot favourite is Rafa Benitez
The Spaniard is the hot favourite to succeed Carlo Ancelotti following the Italian's sacking on Monday
26.05.2015 10:20:33
James, Kroos, and Marcelo thanks Ancelotti on Twitter
The coach was sacked by Real Madrid on Monday, with a host of players thanking the Italian on Twitter
26.05.2015 10:19:26
Toshack: Bale is suffering at Madrid
The winger has come under criticism for his performances lately but his former coach is convinced that the 25-year-old will come good again
21.05.2015 13:10:14
Barcelona are champions of La Liga, 23rd league title
Lionel Messi preparing to score as Barcelona beat Atlético Madrid for its seventh title in the last 11 years in the Spanish league’s first division.
18.05.2015 11:39:49
Pique is hoping Barça face arch-rivals Real Madrid in CL final
The Barcelona defender is excited about a potential final against the tournament holders if Carlo Ancelotti's side can overcome Juventus
13.05.2015 10:18:13
SPECIAL REPORT: Dani Alves to sign new contract with Barcelona
The Brazilian looked set to leave Camp Nou after rejecting the Catalans' first offer but he is now ready to commit himself to the club for another two seasons
12.05.2015 11:48:24
Henry: Lionel Messi just happened
The Argentina international scored twice and laid on an assist for Neymar as Luis Enrique's side ran out comprehensive 3-0 winners over German champions Bayern Munich
07.05.2015 10:12:35
Guardiola: Messi's class was the difference between Barcelona and Bayern
The former Barcelona boss admits his side have been left with an almost impossible task after the Argentine inspired the hosts to a commanding victory
07.05.2015 09:43:54
Magic Messi puts Catalans in control 3-0
The Argentine scored twice in the second half before Neymar's stoppage-time strike as Pep Guardiola endured a miserable return to Camp Nou
07.05.2015 09:42:57
Pique: Inspired Messi proved Guardiola was right
The Barcelona defender revelled in his team-mate tearing Bayern Munich apart but says his side will still go to Germany with the intention of winning the second leg
07.05.2015 09:42:14
Enrique: Messi isnot only piece of art of Barcelona
The head coach credited Pep Guardiola for sticking to his philosophy but heaped praise on his players for the way they dismantled Bayern in the last 20 minutes
07.05.2015 09:41:35
James: Real Madrid will kill Juventus in second leg
The Colombian is confident the Santiago Bernabeu faithful can roar their side through to the final next Wednesday, arguing that the Blancos were unlucky to lose in Turin
06.05.2015 10:22:23
Allegri: Madrid scalp just reward for Juventus
The Bianconeri coach was thrilled with the performance of his side against the reigning European champions in Turin but was disappointed that they did not win by a bigger margin
06.05.2015 10:21:10
Bayern have best defence of Europe
Goal teams up with Huawei to provide you with all the key statistics Europe’s five biggest leagues have to offer in 2014-15
05.05.2015 15:57:38
Messi: I don't have any relationship with Pep Guardiola
The prolific attacker no longer has any special bond with the current Bayern boss, while he has stressed his feud with Luis Enrique has been resolved
05.05.2015 15:56:31
Paul has not requested a transfer this summer, insisted by Marotta
The Juventus director has made it clear the France international could still stay put and says they will not allow Carlos Tevez to leave this summer
04.05.2015 16:38:59
Benatia: No respect for Messi-Suarez-Neymar on pitch
The Morocco international is relishing the battle with Barcelona's forward line as he sets his sights on a spot in the final in Berlin
04.05.2015 16:36:08
Arbeloa: I'm not upset about Ronaldo's reaction after my goal
The defender says he understands his team-mate's desperation to score goals to keep pace with Lionel Messi and claims critics were too quick to write off James Rodriguez
30.04.2015 09:47:22
Ronaldo rage in Madrid as goals dry up for Cristiano
The Portuguese reacted petulantly to Alvaro Arbeloa's late strike and cut a frustrated figure as he was unable to add to his tally in the 3-0 win over Almeria
30.04.2015 09:46:42
Suarez: We are in fine form for Bayern clash
The Uruguay striker was elated with his side's performance and feels their current 15-game unbeaten run puts them in a good position heading into the meeting with the Bavarians
29.04.2015 09:31:51
Mourinho: I don't know about Diego Costa
The Spain international has not featured for the club in their last three games but the Portuguese says he may risk the striker against Leicester City in midweek
28.04.2015 17:48:11
Lahm: Barcelona will not be easy
The former German has singled out the Catalans - whom they have drawn in the semi-finals - as the standout team in the Champions League
24.04.2015 15:50:14
Beckenbauer: Bayern are underdogs against Barcelona
The Germany icon feels the Bundesliga champions will go into the game as underdogs, whereas Matthias Sammer expects an even tie
24.04.2015 15:49:09
Champions League draw: Barcelona versus Bayern Munich, Real Madrid against Juventus
The Bundesliga champions meet the Catalans in the semi-finals, while the titleholders face Massimiliano Allegri's outfit
24.04.2015 15:48:10
Casillas: I will stay at Madrid even if I am not number 1
The Blancos are reportedly set to sign Man Utd shot-stopper David de Gea this summer but the 33-year-old captain says he will fight for his place
23.04.2015 20:00:50
Iniesta: Am I back! I never went away
The midfielder suggested talk of his demise was premature after his dazzling assist for Neymar helped Barcelona overcome Paris Saint-Germain
22.04.2015 10:17:55
Luis Enrique : Barcelona as perfect as possible
The coach admits it would be pedantic to look for flaws in his side's win over PSG and says he is delighted to see Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich progress
22.04.2015 10:15:54
Beckenbauer: Pep not a failure
The Bayern honorary president still has faith in the Spaniard, while he remains confident they can turn things around versus Porto
21.04.2015 13:47:32
Barca or Real! Who has the easiest route to the title?
As the race for the La Liga hots up over the next few weeks, Goal takes a look at the respective run-ins for the two title contenders in 2014-15
17.04.2015 16:23:09
Ancelotti: I will be at Madrid next season and so will Casillas
The coach insists he will not be leaving the club in the summer and revealed Karim Benzema is injured and out of Saturday's clash with Malaga
17.04.2015 15:39:02
Pique: It's all meaningless if we don't win a trophy
The centre-back believes the team must convert their strong performances into silverware as they look to challenge for three trophies this season
16.04.2015 10:59:05
Hoddle: David Luiz plays like an eight year old
The Brazilian defender was the subject of a scathing attack by the ex-England coach after his performance in PSG's loss to Barcelona
16.04.2015 10:58:07
Blanc: David Luiz wasn’t 100% fit
The French champions' challenge started to go downhill when Thiago Silva was forced off injured, the coach has said
16.04.2015 10:20:38
I had to nutmeg Luiz - Suarez
The Uruguay international produced two pieces of spontaneous skill to outfox the former Chelsea defender on Wednesday night
16.04.2015 10:19:33
Barca keeper Ter Stegen want to impress Enrique
The Germany international is yet to make his Liga debut but wants to use the Champions League to demonstrate just what he can do
15.04.2015 11:55:18
Casillas: Oblak decided the Madrid derby - not the referee
The Real Madrid captain was full of praise for the Atletico shot-stopper, feeling the Slovenian had a bigger bearing on the game than the under-fire Serbian match official
15.04.2015 09:59:47
Messi: Penalty problems frustrate me
The Barcelona star believes goalkeepers are wising up to his tactics from the spot but concedes his record from 12 yards has not been good enough
14.04.2015 11:01:19
Suarez: I spurned Real Madrid to seal dream Barcelona move
The Uruguayan striker has confirmed he was approached by the Blancos but waited for Camp Nou to express an interest so he could fulfil a lifelong ambition
10.04.2015 10:29:15
Pique: Dani is the best right-back in Barca's history
The centre-back wants his team-mate to stay at Camp Nou beyond this season and admits a summer exit for Xavi would also be a huge blow
02.04.2015 10:48:01
Pepe: Madrid wasted luxurious position
Los Blancos appeared to be gaining the momentum against Barcelona before losing the Clasico, leaving their centre-back frustrated at the loss of three points
23.03.2015 11:33:20
Rakitic: There is a lot more to do
The Croatia international was delighted with his side's win at Camp Nou, but was quick to stress that anything can happen in the remainder of this campaign
23.03.2015 10:44:40
Suarez has last laugh on Madrid as Neymar & Messi misfire
The Uruguayan won the Clasico for Barcelona with a fine finish in the second half to cement his status at the Catalan club as a man for the big occasion
23.03.2015 10:43:28
Mascherano: Ronaldo boiled over in Clasico spat
The Argentine was booked for clashing with Ronaldo with replays showing he over-reacted after minimal contact
23.03.2015 10:42:35
Madrid miss major opportunity after shackling Messi
The Blancos gave as good as they got for long spells at Camp Nou, but their failure to get something could have lasting repercussions
23.03.2015 10:35:10
Champions Leaguequarter finals: #PSGvsFCB #RealvsAtleti
The quarter finals of the Champions League will see a Madrid derby while the French giants will once again do battle with Luis Enrique's side
20.03.2015 13:32:13
Messi: Not long ago I was a disaster
The Argentine has played down his fine form of late but admits that he is feeling confident heading into Sunday's crunch Liga clash with Real Madrid
19.03.2015 10:43:30
Enrique: Messi is the best player in history
The Asturian coach was full of praise for the Argentine attacker after his peerless performance against Manchester City and believes nobody ever can match the in-form forward
19.03.2015 10:43:13
Pep marvels at Messi on Camp Nou return
The Bayern Munich boss continued his brief trip to Spain by watching his former club play in Europe
19.03.2015 10:26:59
Iniesta: Messi will make City suffer #FCBCity
The attacking midfielder has nothing but praise for his illustrious team-mate and believes his side will progress beyond the Premier League side
17.03.2015 18:14:04
Di Matteo: Great disappointment at Schalke exit
The Bundesliga side emerged with enormous credit after pushing Real Madrid all the way but it was not enough to see them through to the last eight of the Champions League
11.03.2015 09:55:59
Ancelotti: I'm not thinking about the sack
The Italian coach is at a loss to explain Real Madrid's slump in form in recent weeks but insists that he is not worried about being axed by the club
11.03.2015 09:45:36
Casillas: Madrid have hit rock bottom
The Blancos captain admits that morale is low at the Santiago Bernabeu after three games without a win in all competitions
11.03.2015 09:37:45
Di Matteo: Impossible to stop BBC (Benzema-Bale-Cristiano) completely
Real Madrid's front three of Karim Benzema, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo have struggled in recent weeks but the Schalke boss says they remain formidable
10.03.2015 10:25:56
Pique: We are at top but the league is very long
Despite his side having successfully overhauled Real Madrid in La Liga, the defender admits it is highly unlikely they will win every remaining match
08.03.2015 19:57:10
Hat-trick to Rayo get Messi's goals equal with Ronaldo's
The Argentine struck a hat-trick in Barcelona's destruction of Rayo Vallecano on Sunday and now has the same number of goals as his great rival
08.03.2015 18:13:27
Ronaldo wasteful as Ancelotti and Madrid run out of ideas
The Portuguese squandered several chances as Real dropped two points in the 1-1 draw at home to Villarreal - and is off form when his team need him most
02.03.2015 11:27:04
Andres Iniesta: Messi miss the only sour point at Man City
After playing a part in Barcelona's 2-1 victory over the Premier League champions, the Spaniard lamented the dud ending to a solid away performance
25.02.2015 10:52:54
Neymar confronts Man City fan after verbal exchange
The Barcelona star was the subject of taunts from one Portuguese-speaking home supporter and angrily confronted him at the final whistle
25.02.2015 10:51:35
Clichy: Barcelona fouls were worse than mine
The left-back was dismissed as Manchester City were beaten 2-1 but believes Joe Hart's penalty save could be a turning point in the tie
25.02.2015 10:11:23
Mathieu: I lost my confidence
Barcelona spent €20 million to prize him away from Valencia but he struggled to justify that price tag in his first few months at Camp Nou.
12.02.2015 17:14:39
Di Maria: Leo Messi would have no problem working with Jose Mourinho
The Manchester United man could see his compatriot work with his former Real Madrid coach, and also had his say on the comparisons between the Barcelona star and Cristiano Ronaldo
09.02.2015 17:35:21
Benzema apologises for disastrous Atletico drubbing
The France international admits it's difficult to imagine his side playing any worse than they did in Saturday's derby
07.02.2015 20:41:48
Messi makeover obscures cracks in Barca's defensive skin
COMMENT: The Argentine attacker's wonderful winner saved Luis Enrique's side from embarrassment - but a poor performance at the back left doubts on Sunday
02.02.2015 10:23:51
Simeone: I feel proud of my players
The Spanish champions had two men dismissed at the Vicente Calderon, while Arda Turan appeared to throw a boot at an official, but the Argentine has defended his players' behaviour
29.01.2015 10:35:51
Busquets: Referee was very bad chairs for both sides
The Spain international says Diego Simeone's side have no right to feel sorry for themselves given they were awarded a penalty for a foul outside the area
29.01.2015 10:29:07
James: Cristiano is totally modest
The Puskas Award winner James Rodriguez has nothing but praise for his team-mate's work ethic and would like to return to Colombia at the tail end of his career
27.01.2015 13:10:29
Leo helped out his boss in their best performance
After a troubled week for Barcelona, Leo helped out his boss in their best performance of the season against a tough Atletico Madrid
12.01.2015 10:15:23
I did not want to risk tired Ronaldo, Ancelotti says
The Ballon d'Or nominee began his side's defeat to city-rivals Atletico Madrid among the substitutes and the coach revealed that the Portuguese was slightly fatigued
08.01.2015 10:10:29
Aguero to convince Messi to move to Man City
The Barcelona star has been linked with a move away from Camp Nou, and his fellow Argentina international would love him to join him in England at the Premier League champions
03.12.2014 10:39:02
Gareth Bale: Madrid must not get carried away
The Welshman was pleased with yet another win, but has made it clear that they can not start taking things for granted
27.11.2014 12:44:02
Fabregas: I told Ramos not to bitch about me to the press
The Chelsea midfielder insists he was injured for Spain's recent matches against Belarus and Germany and instructed his compatriot to call him next time he has an issue
26.11.2014 11:27:56
Pedro: Suarez's first goal mean a lot to the team
The Spain international was over the moon with his fellow attackers' successful evening and hopes the Catalans can keep up their fine form
26.11.2014 11:25:55
Messi breaks Champions League record
Barça win! 4-0 over Apoel! Messi with a hat-trick and Luis Suarez with his first goal for Barcelona.
26.11.2014 11:17:36
Xavi: This was our best games of the season
The veteran midfielder says his team-mate fully deserves to have broken La Liga's all-time scoring record, while Sevilla's Vitolo claimed the Argentine "comes from another planet"
23.11.2014 02:20:41
Messi smashes La Liga goalscoring record
The Argentina international equalled Telmo Zarra's previous tally of 251 goals with a sublime free kick before then adding two more to set a new mark
22.11.2014 23:21:41
New La Liga record by Cristiano Ronaldo
The forward has now scored against every single side he has ever faced in the division after finding the back of the net yet again on Saturday evening
22.11.2014 22:17:20
Benzema: Real Madrid playing at the peak of their powers
The Frenchman feels the Champions League holders are on top of their game at the moment, while he also backed Cristiano Ronaldo to get back among the goals this weekend
05.11.2014 14:00:29
Enrique: Don't worry Barcelona is still at top
The Blaugrana boss was stung by Saturday's setback at the Santiago Bernabeu but he says the players have moved on and are looking forward to facing Celta this weekend
31.10.2014 17:36:41
Why Ronaldo is unhappy before El Clasico?
The forward is unhappy with Real Madrid having a day less rest than Barcelona and played down talk of the game simply being a duel between him and Lionel Messi
23.10.2014 17:19:46
Who will win El Clasico, Barca or Madrid?
The biggest game of the European club season takes place on Saturday in the Spanish capital, but will it be the Blancos or the Blaugrana who emerge victorious?
23.10.2014 17:16:26
Dani Alves: I will play in Premier League next season
The 31-year-old defender says he will move to the "home of football" at the end of his contract at Camp Nou in June
02.10.2014 11:04:42
Barcelona defeat was inevitable, Rakitic says
The Croatia international is refusing to panic after Barcelona's unbeaten start to the campaign was brought to an abrupt end in the Champions League
01.10.2014 12:12:50
Luis Enrique took responsibility for Barcelona defeat
The coach says his side failed to handle the occasion properly on Tuesday and conceded they were fully aware of PSG's threat from set-pieces
01.10.2014 11:25:02
Ronaldo's goals bring back the smiles as Madrid hit 18 in a week
The Portuguese forward netted four times as Real thrashed Elche 5-1 and continued their fantastic form since losing to Atletico earlier in September
24.09.2014 10:00:35
Ancelotti: Ronaldo has a unique gift
The Blancos boss was unwilling to disclose his starting shot-stopper for his side's trip to the Madrigal, while he hailed the Portuguese forward's form
24.09.2014 09:59:38
Bayern worry about Thiago injury
The creative midfielder has been out of action for five months and it remains unclear when he could make his comeback
04.09.2014 14:59:22
Del Bosque: Messi can't keep his highest performance forever
The Spain boss refuses to believe that the prolific attacker is in decline following a difficult season and believes he remains a special player
04.09.2014 14:57:50
Ramos: Xavi and Alonso are replaceable
The midfield veterans were among a handful of players to retire after the World Cup but the Real Madrid defender insists there is more quality emerging
03.09.2014 11:00:52
Negredo: I knew nothing about interest from Real Madrid
The striker says he had his heart set on a move to Valencia during a nervy deadline day and is determined to help fire the club to the top of Spanish football
03.09.2014 10:59:08
Xabi: I want to win CL with Bayern
The ex-Spain international Xabi Alonso is full of ambition following his transfer to the Allianz Arena side and was happy with his debut at the weekend
01.09.2014 15:41:09
Schuster: Bayern needed Alonso more than Kroos
The ex-Real Madrid man understands the Bundesliga champions' decision to bring in the holding midfielder, whom he describes as the Allianz Arena coach's twin
01.09.2014 12:31:20
Casillas: Real Madrid were horrible
The goalkeeper was left aghast at the way his side capitulated against Real Sociedad and admits the international break will provide some welcome relief
01.09.2014 10:14:48
ManU agree Di Maria deal with Madrid
The Argentina international will have a medical on Tuesday and then thrash out personal terms before signing for the Red Devils
26.08.2014 10:50:37
Simeone: I made a mistake and will pay the price
The successful coach is keen to move on following his dismissal against Real Madrid and has stated he still counts on Toby Alderweireld
25.08.2014 15:59:49
Munir: It is a dream come true
After Barcelona Elche match Munir El Haddadi said: I didn't expect to make me debut so soon. It's a dream come true, I am honoured
25.08.2014 11:19:21
Bartomeu: Barca committed some irregularities
The Blaugrana president has acknowledged they have been at fault, while making it clear they could make more signings this summer
25.08.2014 10:14:36
Mascherano: Barca take care of La Masia
The Argentine midfielder has jumped to the defence of the club's youth system after their appeal against a transfer ban was rejected
20.08.2014 18:10:48
Fifa confirmed Barcelona transfer ban
World football's governing body has upheld their sanction related to the transfer of minors but the club have confirmed they will continue to fight the punishment
20.08.2014 16:02:27
Suarez's dreams comes true with joining Barcelona
The prolific attacker admits he never imagined he would wear the famous Blaugrana shirt and is desperate to move on from this summer's biting incident
19.08.2014 14:16:29
I will give my best to Chelsea, says Fabregas
The Spain international made his Premier League debut for the Blues in their 3-1 win over newly-promoted Burnley and says he has adapted well to life at Stamford Bridge
19.08.2014 10:14:06
Benzema: We are stronger than last year
The France international signed a new contract with the European champions earlier this month and is ready for renewed competition for a starting berth
13.08.2014 11:14:04
Bale:To win the trophy in Cardiff has made it a perfect evening
The Wales winger supplied the assist for Cristiano Ronaldo's opening goal and departed his home city with yet another trophy in the white of Real Madrid
13.08.2014 11:06:39
Ancelotti: Kroos performance was perfect
The Germany international made his competitive Blancos debut on Tuesday and his coach was thrilled with his display
13.08.2014 11:00:53
Ronaldo: I hope that ManU come back like the people know
The 29-year-old, who spent six seasons at Old Trafford, admits he would be open to returning to his former club and has praised the arrival of Louis van Gaal
02.08.2014 16:16:52
Neymar: Messi deserves to win the World Cup
The Brazil striker has thrown his support behind his Barcelona team-mate, backing him to triumph when Argentina meet Germany in Sunday's World Cup final at the Maracana
11.07.2014 10:09:15
Zidane will manage Real Madrid Castilla next season
Real Maddid have confirmed that Zinedine Zidane will manage Real Madrid Castilla next season.
25.06.2014 16:48:52
Here is why it is time for Barça to sign Cuadrado
After two stellar showings in his debut World Cup, the Colombia winger has come on the radar of the biggest clubs in the world
24.06.2014 12:57:18
Mourinho: Spain team needed a shake-up before now
Jose Mourinho believes that the success obtained in recent years prevented fresh blood from being drafted into the Spain team
20.06.2014 11:11:56
Costa wants to stay with Spain
The forward dismissed reports suggesting the squad lack quality, while he is hoping that his World Cup performances have not dented his future chances in the national team
19.06.2014 17:13:25
Xavi Alonso: We lost our hungering
The Spain midfielder admitted that the defending champions lost their desire
19.06.2014 11:02:26
Spain must recover and dominate Chile, says Fabregas
The new Chelsea signing believes there is no need for a revolution following la Roja's thrashing at the hands of the Dutch and says he is confident they can bounce back
18.06.2014 17:16:40
Chile all set for dream clash with Spain
The Juventus star says he has recovered from his minor knee surgery last month and can't wait to take on the reigning world champions on Wednesday
18.06.2014 16:33:15
Alves: It can't be true that Xavi leave Barca
The full-back was left in utter disbelief when asked about rumours suggesting the midfielder could move to Qatar after the World Cup
18.06.2014 13:59:31
Raul: Spain must beat Chile
After their 5-1 demolition at the hands of Netherlands, the former Real Madrid star feels La Roja must aim to reverse their poor goal difference against the South Americans
18.06.2014 11:38:12
The unsung heroes behind Robben and Van Persie's demolition of Spain
Netherlands battering the reigning world champions in their opening fixture and, while the star names grabbed the headlines, the lesser lights set the platform for the victory
18.06.2014 11:09:39
No final decision has been made on Xavi's future
The midfielder's agent met club president Josep Maria Bartomeu and sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta on Tuesday, but no final decision has been made on his future
18.06.2014 11:00:07
Coach Emery: Barca-bound Rakitic set an example at Sevilla
The 26-year-old agreed a five-year deal at Camp Nou on Monday and his former coach has assured fans that the club is already working hard to find a replacement
17.06.2014 17:54:18
Vicente Del Bosque: I know my starting eleven
Changes could be afoot as Spain look to bounce back from their shock defeat to Netherlands in their World Cup opener
17.06.2014 17:51:26
Fabregas: Barcelona tried to block exit
The 27-year-old has signed a five-year deal with the Stamford Bridge outfit, ending a three-year stay at Camp Nou, but the midfielder insists the Catalans were reluctant to sell
17.06.2014 12:58:39
Marquez: We must stop Neymar
The Barcelona forward scored twice in the opening match of the World Cup and the former Blaugrana defender has pointed to the attacking threat Brazil possess
16.06.2014 17:37:02
Ramos: The end for Spain? That's crazy
The Real Madrid defender says it is ridiculous to write off his nation on the back of their shock defeat on Friday
14.06.2014 23:09:19
Van Persie hails 'unreal' win over Spain
The ManU man struck twice against the world champions as his side ran riot in their group opener
14.06.2014 15:57:46
Netherlands obliterate world champions 1-5
Two goals apiece for the attacking duo and a tap-in from Stefan de Vrij left del Bosque's men totally torn apart in the first game of their title defence
14.06.2014 00:22:59
Hierro: Messi won't end up in hospital
The former Spain defender does not think the Argentina star will become the latest in a long list of casualties for some of the world's finest players this summer
13.06.2014 23:56:03
Arjen Robben: 2010 final will haunt me for the rest of my life
The Bayern Munich star missed a golden opportunity which could have secured a first world title for his side but he insists it is irrelevant heading into Friday's game
13.06.2014 14:18:48
Spain coach Del Bosque: Our team is not an old one, but a mature one
With seven players in the team over 30, questions have been raised over the general age of the world champions but the coach insists it won't be a problem
13.06.2014 14:16:56
Van Gaal: Netherlands will go the distance in World Cup
The incoming Manchester United manager says his squad are determined to enjoy their time in Brazil and has promised they will survive for the full five weeks of the tournament
13.06.2014 12:35:31
Barcelona: Fabregas performances got worse each season
The Catalans have released an unusual statement on their official website, which criticises the Spain midfielder's declining contribution in his three years at Camp Nou
13.06.2014 09:33:38
Koke: I'm learning from Xavi and Iniesta
The 22-year-old is determined to help Spain retain their World Cup crown this summer and is picking up some tips from the experienced duo
12.06.2014 18:02:12
Sergio Ramos saved us again, Khedira says
Los Blancos looked set to succumb to Diego Godin's 38th-minute strike but their prolific defender popped up with a last-minute equaliser that set them on their way to victory
25.05.2014 20:59:00
Pedro: I do not know if I willl stay at Barca
The 26-year-old has admitted that he is unhappy with how little game time he enjoyed last season but hinted that he wants to work with Luis Enrique
25.05.2014 20:57:33
The five areas Barca's new boss must address
The Asturian coach will take over at the Catalan club this summer and already has plenty of pressing tasks ahead on his return to Camp Nou in the coming weeks
18.05.2014 12:32:42
Zidane: Ronaldo is a genius
The France legend has hailed the forward's continued success with the Spanish giants and tipped him to star for Portugal in Brazil next month
18.05.2014 12:30:53
Sevilla coach Unai Emery: Sevilla fought through suffering with solidarity
Players from both sides were struggling with cramp as extra-time dragged on but the Spanish side triumphed on penalties to win the European trophy
15.05.2014 10:08:27
Brazil want Barcelona to beat Atletico, suggests Scolari
The 65-year-old's comments come after the Brazilian FA hit back at reports they had asked Neymar to be rested on Saturday
15.05.2014 10:06:46
Ancelotti says that: Building a team takes time
The Italian is not necessarily looking to make major moves in the transfer market this summer, arguing that patience is the key to success
09.05.2014 13:26:32
Ronaldo, Pirlo and Iniesta included in list for Golden Foot Award
The Real Madrid talisman can join the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Francesco Totti and Ronaldinho on the illustrious award's role of honour
09.05.2014 11:02:00
My future is in Bayern's hands, Guardiola insisted
The former Barcelona boss has stressed that he will stay true to his possession-based style of play
02.05.2014 14:40:02
Bale: This is why I came to 'biggest club in the world' Real Madrid
The Welshman believes Bayern Munich's tactics played into his side's hands as Carlo Ancelotti's side romped into the Champions League final
30.04.2014 09:50:52
Tiago warns about Champions League semi-final second leg
The former Blues midfielder is relishing the prospect of reaching the Champions League final but is aware of how dangerous Jose Mourinho's men can be
30.04.2014 09:49:37
Pep Guardiola: Bayern Munich were awful
The Catalan coach had no excuse for his team's battering at home to Real Madrid and says Tuesday's loss is one of the hardest defeats of his career
30.04.2014 09:48:08
Neuer: Bayern confident of Madrid comeback
The Bavarians go into the game trailing 1-0 but their goalkeeper is convinced they have what it takes to turn the tie on its head
29.04.2014 17:48:20
Atletico's Arda: We believe we will reach the Champions League final
The Turkish international has the utmost respect for Jose Mourinho but believes that Diego Simeone is well on his way to becoming the best tactical coach in the world
29.04.2014 16:46:20
Zuniga admits to Barcelona and Real Madrid dream
The Napoli wing-back admits that the temptation of moving to one of the two Liga giants remains strong despite recently agreeing a new long-term contract in Italy
17.11.2013 18:03:51
Xavi: No-one better than Barcelona
The midfielder has hailed his side's form so far this season, as well as insisting that Lionel Messi will get back to his brilliant best once he is over his injury problems
16.11.2013 12:18:25
Ronaldo makes life easy for me
The Welshman freely admits that he had a tough start to his Liga career but says that playing alongside "the best player in the world" has helped no end
16.11.2013 11:26:06
Messi working hard to recover from hamstring injury
The Argentina international says he is disappointed to be sidelined but is working "full-time" to recover from his hamstring problem and has thanked fans for their support
13.11.2013 09:55:46
Xavi: Barcelona will miss Messi magic
The midfielder says the Catalans will struggle to replace the Argentine ace, who has been sidelined for up to eight weeks with a hamstring injury
12.11.2013 15:32:55
Wenger claims that Ronaldo has overtaken Messi
The Arsenal manager feels the Real Madrid star has made a phenomenal start to the season and believes that he now has the edge over his Barcelona rival
12.11.2013 15:31:32
Messi out for up to two months
The Argentine suffered a hamstring tear against Betis on Sunday and now faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines, while Cesc Fabregas has pulled out of the Spain squad due to injury
11.11.2013 16:56:45
We lacked creativity, says Simeone
The Argentine coach was left frustrated as Atletico Madrid dropped points on the road but insisted the draw was still a good result for his side as they stay in second spot
11.11.2013 11:20:13
Martino: Messi injury can never be an excuse
The Argentine limped off after 21 minutes at Betis on Sunday and set the alarm bells ringing once again with what is already his third injury of the season
11.11.2013 11:18:11
Fabregas: Messi should take time out
The former Arsenal midfielder believes his Argentine team-mate must rest to recover from his latest injury to avoid it potentially ruining his season
11.11.2013 11:17:32
Varane hails 'spectacular' Ronaldo
The centre-back was gushing in his appraisal of his Blancos team-mate, after the Portuguese scored his 23rd hat-trick for the club
10.11.2013 14:38:13
Pique: Ronaldo fuelled by Messi rivalry
The 26-year-old admits he admires his former Manchester United team-mate's ambition and claimed Barcelona are "a poor club" when compared to Real Madrid's spending policy
09.11.2013 10:38:13
Neymar: Messi is a true great
The Brazil international has hailed his team-mate's performance on Wednesday and the efforts of the side as a whole
07.11.2013 15:16:00
Zapata: Milan were as good as Barcelona
The Colombian defender believes the Rossoneri could have recorded a good result had they taken their chances
07.11.2013 12:02:38
Messi: Injury problems have had a negative impact on my form
The forward is hopeful his physical problems are now behind him after his return to goalscoring ways on Wednesday evening
07.11.2013 11:01:02
Messi played phenomenally well, said Martino
The Argentine coach has hailed the attacker's display on Tuesday and feels the Catalans are obligated to win their group
07.11.2013 10:14:59
Ramos happy to switch positions
The Spain international has no problem with putting the team's interests ahead of his own after he was used on the right on Tuesday night
06.11.2013 18:13:24
Llorente: Juventus will qualify for knockout stages
The Spanish attacker believes the Old Lady still have every chance of making it to the round of 16 following Tuesday's results
06.11.2013 16:16:12
Casillas: I will see out my Madrid contract
The Madrid keeper was instrumental in the draw against Juventus, while goalscorer Gareth Bale is looking to cement the Blancos' spot in the last 16
06.11.2013 09:55:10
Ancelotti: Casillas was crucial for Madrid
The Italian praised the club skipper and defended Raphael Varane - who he says will one day be the best defender in the world
06.11.2013 09:52:48
Pedro: Messi goals on the horizon
The Spain international says there is no reason to worry about his team-mate and is pleased to see Alexis Sanchez shine
04.11.2013 15:52:30
Tevez: I don't envy Ronaldo
The flamboyant Juventus attacker says although the Portuguese star has had an impressive start to the season he is not jealous of his talents
04.11.2013 15:50:27
Coentrao ruled out of Juventus clash
The former Benfica star faces a spell on the sidelines after picking up an ankle injury in the win over Rayo Vallecano
04.11.2013 15:49:06
Who can qualify for Champions League last 16 this week?
Several teams are on the cusp of qualification for the round of 16 ahead of this week's Champions League action
04.11.2013 11:56:59
Benitez: Napoli still only at %75
The Spanish coach says there is much more to come from his side and admitted he would welcome some new signings during the January transfer window
03.11.2013 14:59:54
Lopez: Real Madrid were made to suffer
After the concession of another two goals, and another two penalties, the Blancos goalkeeper has called on his colleagues to defend better as a team
03.11.2013 11:25:47
Alexis: Leo is in the same form as always
The Chilean has defended his Barcelona team-mate as he continues to struggle for goals and admits he was thrilled to score the winner against a spirited Espanyol side
02.11.2013 12:55:11
Pique pokes fun at Real Madrid trophy record
The defender believes Barcelona would be ridiculed had they won just one Liga and one Copa del Rey in five years, and has defended Lionel Messi from criticism over his goal drought
02.11.2013 12:51:19
Martino delight at Sanchez rebirth
The winger has now scored two goals in the space of a week and looks a rejuvenated figure after two disappointing campaigns at Camp Nou
02.11.2013 12:40:47
'We have no intention of selling Falcao to Madrid'
The club's vice-president, Vadim Vasilyev, has ended speculation about the striker's future by making it clear that they have no intention of selling him to Real Madrid
01.11.2013 14:52:46
Martino: Guardiola's Barca is the best ever
The Argentine has voiced his admiration for the Barcelona team of 2010-11, but has stressed it is unrealistic to expect similar results and dominant football
01.11.2013 11:00:57
Robben: Pep has not changed Bayern München
The 29-year-old is adamant that the Spaniard has not altered too much at the club since succeeding Jupp Heynckes as coach during the summer
01.11.2013 10:28:17
Simeone: It is not easy to keep winning
The Argentine was happy with his side's hard-fought 2-1 win over Granada on Thursday as he believes it proves they are up for the challenge to remain in the top two of La Liga
01.11.2013 10:11:43
Alonso: Now is the moment to talk about my future
The 31-year-old wants to thrash out a deal with the Blancos having returned on Wednesday following a five-month lay-off with a groin injury
31.10.2013 17:58:34
Bale: There's more to come at Real Madrid
The Welshman was very happy with his display against Sevilla, but has made it clear that he is not at his best just yet as he is still regaining fitness
31.10.2013 15:46:16
Coach Chris Woods: De Gea can be best goalkeeper in the world
The Red Devils' goalkeeping coach believes the 22-year-old has everything needed to become the world No. 1 following some recent eye-catching performances for the club
31.10.2013 13:37:29
Ronaldo-Bale partnership blossoms in Bernabeu rout
After the world's most expensive footballers put in star displays in a 7-3 win against Sevilla, Goal looks back at what could prove to be the beginning of a beautiful relationship
31.10.2013 12:44:37
Stoichkov: Messi looks tired
The Bulgarian thinks the forward's international duties are affecting his form, while he was not impressed with Real Madrid in the Clasico
30.10.2013 18:06:45
Alves hits out at Real Madrid over referee complaints
The Brazilian has slammed Sergio Ramos's comments over the officiating at Camp Nou on Saturday, claiming the capital club are simply using the argument as an excuse for defeat
27.10.2013 17:30:35
Guardiola: Mandzukic world's best striker
The Spaniard has hailed the aerial strength of his forward and says his prowess in the air is a unique asset unrivalled in the game
27.10.2013 14:50:32
Martino and Neymar leave Ancelotti in the shade
The two coaches both made tweaks to their usual systems in a bid to gain the upper hand but it was the Argentine who ultimately prevailed to heap more pressure on the Bernabeu boss
27.10.2013 14:48:31
Jese Rodriguez: Ronaldo penalty blatant
The forward felt officials missed a clear foul on the Portuguese, while defender Marcelo claimed his side could even have been awarded two spot-kicks
27.10.2013 14:44:31
Iniesta ready to sign Barcelona deal
The midfielder has been linked with a move away from Camp Nou but insists he wishes to remain at the club beyond the end of his contract in 2015
27.10.2013 14:21:16