1. 5 Greatest Spanish Players of All Time

    Spain have undoubtedly been the most successful national team of recent times, with victories in the 2010 World Cup and the European Championships of 2008 and 2012 solidifying their status as the team to beat on the international stage...

    Nick Dorrington Written by Nick Dorrington about 1 month ago 3,635 reads 28 comments

  2. Buoyant Barcelona Will Use CL Win over Manchester City to Spur Them on

    Barcelona's disappointing week took a turn for the better with the win over Manchester City on Wednesday evening. They may have held a considerable advantage, but there was a seed of doubt after recent results and performances...

    Paul Wilkes Written by Paul Wilkes about 1 month ago 697 reads 0 comments

  3. Why Gerardo Martino is Looking to Control Midfield for Barcelona In Major Games

    "It is true that during 10 minutes of the first half we lost control, and during 10 minutes of the second half we also lost control," said Gerardo Martino to me and others at the press conference following the win over Manchester City ...

    Paul Wilkes Written by Paul Wilkes about 1 month ago 3,602 reads 18 comments

  4. Film Focus: Real Sociedad Position Themselves Deep but Individual Errors Cost

    It will be described as "parking of the bus" by some, due to the resilient nature that Real Sociedad defended. Although they were very deep, they did offer a threat going forward until they went down to 10 men just before half-time...

    Paul Wilkes Written by Paul Wilkes about 2 months ago 1,034 reads 7 comments

  5. How Will Barcelona Replace Creative Midfielder Xavi Hernandez?

    Less than a fortnight ago, Xavi Hernandez took part in his 700th game in Barcelona colours at Getafe's Coliseum Alfonso Perez, some 15 years after Louis Van Gaal gave him his first-team debut...

    Paul Wilkes Written by Paul Wilkes about 3 months ago 14,382 reads 74 comments

  6. Xavi Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Barcelona Star

    In an eventful week for Barcelona, midfielder Xavi Hernandez has been a reassuring presence for the Catalan club...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 3 months ago 3,486 reads 4 comments

  7. Xavi Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Barcelona Star

    Barcelona without Xavi Hernandez seems almost unimaginable. In any case, despite recent speculation linking the longtime servant with a move away, it is something fans of the Catalan club are unlikely to have to worry about for the time being...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 3 months ago 6,166 reads 1 comments

  8. Xavi Rumors Show Growth of Major League Soccer

    Since its inception in 1996, Major League Soccer has been looked at as a little brother of sorts in comparison to its competitors across the pond...

    Ryan Tolmich Written by Ryan Tolmich about 3 months ago 1,551 reads 1 comments

  9. Xavi Hernandez Makes Record 700th Appearance for Barcelona

    Barcelona midfielder Xavi played his 700th game for the Catalan giants Thursday night, Jan. 16, against Getafe in the Copa del Rey...

    Ravin Sampat Written by Ravin Sampat about 3 months ago 583 reads 1 comments

  10. Barcelona Transfer Rumours: Manchester City Target Xavi for New York Launch

    Manchester City are reportedly set to launch a bid to secure Barcelona and Spain midfield maestro Xavi for their Major League Soccer franchise New York City FC...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Tom Ede about 3 months ago 1,827 reads 7 comments

  11. Xavi Hernandez Injury: Updates on Barcelona Star's Leg and Return

    Updates from Sunday, Jan. 5 Xavi made his first-team return for Barcelona as the reigning La Liga champions beat Elche 4-0 on Sunday...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 4 months ago 4,037 reads 30 comments

  12. Xavi's 10 Greatest Moments at Barcelona

    Xavi Hernandez is the conduit through which almost all of Barcelona 's play is filtered. Back in 2011, after Barca had just defeated arch-rivals Real Madrid , then manager Pep ...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 5 months ago 5,720 reads 20 comments

  13. Xavi Hernandez Injury: Updates on Barcelona Star's Thigh and Recovery

    Updates from Tuesday, November 26 Xavi Hernandez returned to Barcelona's starting lineup for Tuesday's 2-1 Champions League defeat to Ajax ...

    Ben Blackmore Written by Ben Blackmore about 5 months ago 8,636 reads 59 comments

  14. How Martino's Break from Tiki-Taka 'Slavery' Won over Barcelona's Players

    Barcelona may have won a 22nd Spanish title last season, but given the side’s implosion in the Champions League, the campaign was largely viewed as a failure in the Catalan ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 7 months ago 8,427 reads 31 comments

  15. Atletico Madrid 1-1 Barcelona: 6 Things We Learned

    Atletico Madrid thrilled football fans everywhere in their 1-1 draw with Barcelona in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday. The Vicente Calderon Stadium was rocking throughout the entire match, and there were many lessons to be learned..

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 8 months ago 9,736 reads 254 comments

  16. La Liga Wrap: Barcelona Crush Levante; Basque Sides Win; Valencia Top Malaga

    The Spanish top flight kicked off on Saturday with a trio of matches featuring teams with legitimate European aspirations...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 8 months ago 10,568 reads 32 comments

  17. 5 Changes Barcelona Must Make to Reclaim Their Champions League Crown

    It has been two long seasons since Barcelona last lifted the coveted Champions League trophy. After being utterly out-classed by Bayern Munich last season, it’s time for La ...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 8 months ago 8,880 reads 59 comments

  18. Spain vs. Brazil: Twitter Mocks Worst Performances from 2013 Confed Cup Final

    Brazil's 3-0 triumph over vaunted Spain in the Confederations Cup final will certainly leave a lasting impression. Moments like David Luiz's clearance from his own goal line will go down in soccer lore for years to come...

    Zach Brown Written by Zach Brown about 10 months ago 3,164 reads 2 comments

  19. 2013 Confederations Cup Final: Spain Loss Signals a Long Road Ahead

    It may just be a tad premature to boldly state that Spain's unequivocal era of dominance of World Football is all but over. However, when the recent rises of German and Italian football are taken into account, then that may well be the case...

    Cronan  Yu Written by Cronan Yu about 10 months ago 713 reads 5 comments

  20. Spain vs. Brazil: Must-See Moments from 2013 Confederations Cup Final

    The 2013 Confederations Cup Final between Spain and Brazil was labeled as the "fantasy final," and, boy, did it deliver on that promise, just not in the way most people were expecting...

    Brandon  Glass Written by Brandon Glass about 10 months ago 2,566 reads 0 comments

  21. Confederations Cup 2013: Twitter Highlights Best Moments from Semifinal Matchups

    While the Confederations Cup perhaps lacks the prestige and attention that a World Cup or European Championship receives, one thing this summer's tournament has definitely not lacked is quality...

    Brandon  Glass Written by Brandon Glass about 10 months ago 630 reads 0 comments

  22. GIFs: Navas Scores Winning Penalty for Spain vs. Italy (and Other Key Moments)

    Jesus Navas scored the winning penalty in Spain’s Confederations Cup semifinal win over Italy, Thursday, sending Azzurri goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon the wrong way and ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 10 months ago 8,675 reads 2 comments

  23. FC Barcelona: Are Barcelona Pair Xavi and Iniesta in Decline?

    Over the past several years Barcelona has boasted one of the best midfield tandems in football history. However, two years removed from a Champions League trophy and age has caused questions to be raised...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 11 months ago 11,112 reads 80 comments

  24. Barcelona Trounced 7-0 over Two Legs—How Did It Come to This?

    A 4-0 trouncing in the first leg. A 3-0 defeat at home in the second. Lionel Messi unfit and on the bench. Xavi and Andres Iniesta substituted. An utter and comprehensive humiliation...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 12 months ago 2,999 reads 32 comments

  25. Barcelona vs. Bayern: Why Xavi vs. Schweinsteiger Will Define the Battle

    The footballing world have already made their collective minds up. It's an all-German affair in the 2013 Champions League Final at Wembley Stadium...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 12 months ago 3,999 reads 13 comments