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Lionel Messi says players will help staff at Barcelona but hits out at board again

Messi and Suárez release statements on MondayArgentinian criticises board’s handling of situationLionel Messi has announced that Barcelona’s first-team footballers will not only take a 70% pay cut for as long as the state of alarm continues in Spain bu…

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Former Turkey goalkeeper Rustu Recber in hospital with coronavirus

Rustu’s wife says this is a ‘critical period’ for her husband108 have died from Covid-19 in TurkeyFormer Turkey goalkeeper Rustu Recber has been taken to hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus and is currently in a “critical period”, his w…

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Xavi keen to manage Barcelona as long as dressing room is not ‘toxic’

Former midfielder says he is ‘clear’ he wants to coach his old clubXavi names Jadon Sancho and Serge Gnabry as potential recruitsXavi believes he is ready to manage Barcelona but insists there cannot be any “toxicity” in the dressing room. The midfield…

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Xavi keen to manage Barcelona as long as dressing room is not ‘toxic’

Former midfielder says he is ‘clear’ he wants to coach his old clubXavi names Jadon Sancho and Serge Gnabry as potential recruitsXavi believes he is ready to manage Barcelona but insists there cannot be any “toxicity” in the dressing room. The midfield…

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Atlético Madrid and Espanyol join Barcelona in cutting wages

More La Liga clubs expected to follow suit in coming daysSpanish top division staging online charity concertCoronavirus – latest updates | See all our coronavirus coverageEspanyol and Atlético Madrid have followed Barcelona in announcing that they will…

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Real Madrid’s stadium to be used in fight against coronavirus

Santiago Bernabéu to store medical materialBarcelona players reject first pay cut proposalCoronavirus – latest updates | See all our coronavirus coverageThe Santiago Bernabéu will be turned into a storage and distribution centre for medical material do…

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The footballers who have already agreed to switch clubs this summer

Chelsea, Barcelona, Ajax, Benfica and Bayern Munich are all expecting to welcome new players onboard this summerBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredWith football quite rightly postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, there is so much up in the air. Leagues…

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Barcelona in talks to cut player wages by up to 70% during coronavirus lockdown

Players understood to be receptive to salary reductionEnglish Football League in discussions with PFA over wagesCoronavirus – latest updates | See all our coronavirus coverageBarcelona are studying the possibility of applying a pay cut of up to 70% to …

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Football quiz: La Liga in the 1990s

How much do you remember about a time when Ronaldo, Romário, Rivaldo and Bebeto graced La Liga?Which side broke the duopoly of Barcelona and Real Madrid by winning the title in 1995-96?ValenciaDeportivo La Coruña Atlético Madrid Real SociedadHow many c…

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Ronaldinho: from World Cup champion to Paraguayan prison football star

The former Brazil and Barcelona star once graced football’s grandest stages. So how did he end up playing futsal in jail?Football in South America is all but shut down as the Covid-19 outbreak spreads across the continent, but one Brazilian star is sti…

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Barcelona to play Napoli behind closed doors amid coronavirus fears

Three Champions League fixtures played without fansEFL clubs fear for a future of games behind closed doorsBarcelona’s Champions League last-16 second leg match with Napoli, scheduled for 18 March, will take place without spectators due to fears over t…

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Champions League elite have got fat on easy dominance and quality has suffered | Jonathan Wilson

Real Madrid, Barcelona, PSG, Juve and others have become short-termist as domestic success has bred complacencyJust wait for the knockout phase of the Champions League. That’s when the season really gets going, that’s when the real football begins. Tha…

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European roundup: Lionel Messi leaves it late to put Barcelona top

• VAR-awarded spot-kick helps Barça overtake Real Madrid• Achraf Hakimi gives Borussia Dortmund vital win in GladbachLionel Messi kept his nerve from the penalty spot to give Barcelona a 1-0 win over Real Sociedad in La Liga to return his side to the t…

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The Copa del Rey has been revamped and revitalised this season

Spain’s cup competition has become less bloated and less predictable this season. Other countries should take noteBy Mark Sochon for These Football TimesThe widely accepted narrative seems to be that domestic cup competitions are in the doldrums. Many …

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The Copa del Rey has been revamped and revitalised this season

Spain’s cup competition has become less bloated and less predictable this season. Other countries should take noteBy Mark Sochon for These Football TimesThe widely accepted narrative seems to be that domestic cup competitions are in the doldrums. Many …

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Vinícius silences the ridicule to spark Madrid storm and blow Barça away | Sid Lowe

The dazzling but flawed Brazilian teenager ended his latest goal drought to resurrect Real Madrid and blow Barça awayFirst Casemiro told Vinícius Júnior where to go, then Toni Kroos showed him. And so, as it turned out, did Gerard Piqué although that w…

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Vinícius silences the ridicule to spark Madrid storm and blow Barça away | Sid Lowe

The dazzling but flawed Brazilian teenager ended his latest goal drought to resurrect Real Madrid and blow Barça awayFirst Casemiro told Vinícius Júnior where to go, then Toni Kroos showed him. And so, as it turned out, did Gerard Piqué although that w…

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Vinícius Júnior and Mariano put Real Madrid top with Barcelona win

Almost 2,000 days – 1,954 to be precise – since they had last managed it, the Santiago Bernabéu saw their team beat Barcelona. Through the rain they watched as Vinícius Júnior scored the goal that changed everything: a night that had begun nervously, w…

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Real Madrid v Barcelona: La Liga – live!

Minute-by-minute clásico updates from the action at the BernabéuReal can go top of La Liga by beating Barcelona in 8pm GMT kick offShare your thoughts with Rob via email 7.20pm GMT Great #ElClásico G?ALS #2: Diego Maradona!! pic.twitter.com/rQ2OaZdBoj …

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Real Madrid face ‘hour of truth’ in clásico after Manchester City defeat | Sid Lowe

Zinedine Zidane knows his side must improve after a poor league run and European loss but nor are Barcelona in great fettlerThe Manchester City fans high in the north-east stand of the Bernabéu who belted out Blue Moon weren’t the only ones who had enj…