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  • Xavi to start final La Liga game

    Barcelona boss Luis Enrique confirmed that Xavi Hernandez will captain the side on his 505th and final La Liga appearance for the Catalans at home to Deportivo la Coruna on Saturday. "Xavi will start tomorrow," Enrique told a press conference on Friday.

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  • Relegation, Europe to play for on Liga final day

    Almeria, Deportivo la Coruna, Eibar and Granada will fight it out to avoid the two remaining relegation places when the Spanish league season comes to a close on Saturday. The makeup of Spain's representatives in next season's Champions League will also be decided with Valencia and Sevilla still…

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  • Legendary Xavi gets send-off season he deserved

    Barcelona's most decorated player of all-time, Xavi Hernandez, announced on Thursday he will bring to an end a stellar 17-year playing career with the Catalan giants at the end of the season. The 35-year-old will follow in former international teammate Raul's footsteps by joining Qatari side Al…

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  • Luis Enrique eyes new era of Barcelona dominance

    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique believes his side's 23rd La Liga title can be the launching pad for another prolonged period of success and a potential treble this season. Lionel Messi scored the winner to hand the Catalans a fifth title in seven years with a 1-0 win at Atletico Madrid on Sunday as…

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  • The best way to describe Barcelona's championship season in La Liga

    The Catalan side was able to capture its fifth league championship in the last seven seasons because of one player. Guess who.

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  • Messi hands Barca 23rd Liga title

    Barcelona claimed their fifth La Liga title in seven years and their 23rd overall as Lionel Messi scored the winner in a 1-0 victory at Atletico Madrid on Sunday. Exactly a year to the day since Atletico won the league in a title decider at Barca's Camp Nou, the Catalans exacted some measure of…

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  • Real Madrid coach Ancelotti postpones talk of future

    Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has said he will wait until the end of the season before taking a decision on his future as Los Blancos look set to end the season without a major trophy. The European champions were knocked out of the Champions League 3-2 on aggregate by Juventus in midweek and…

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  • Barca with La Liga title in sight after strike lifted

    A proposed players' strike had threatened the La Liga calendar this weekend, but that threat was lifted on Thursday when Spain's National Court concluded a strike would "cause a serious organisational disorder" to the end of the league season. Atletico won the league with a 1-1 draw the Camp Nou…

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  • Spanish court suspends footballers' strike

    A Spanish court on Thursday suspended a planned strike by star footballers in protest against a new TV rights law, meaning Barcelona could seal the La Liga title this weekend. A strike would also disrupt "the international commitments of Spain and its clubs, as well as players' holidays", the…

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  • Ancelotti handed two-game touchline ban

    Madrid (AFP) - Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti is banned from sitting on the bench for the rest of the La Liga season after receiving a two-game touchline suspension by the Spanish Football Federation on Wednesday.

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  • Barcelona defender Pique eyes 'historic' Madrid final

    Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has welcomed the prospect of facing eternal rivals Real Madrid for the first time in a Champions League final in Berlin early next month. The Catalans sealed their place in a fourth final in 10 years with a 5-3 aggregate win over Bayern Munich, despite losing the…

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  • Sevilla on brink of return to Europa League final

    Holders Sevilla are on the brink of a return to the Europa League final as they take a 3-0 lead to Italy for the second leg of their semi-final against Fiorentina on Thursday. It would take a remarkable turnaround in Florence for Unai Emery's side to miss out on reaching the final again as they…

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  • Barcelona advances to Champions League final despite 3-2 loss at Bayern Munich

    Behind Neymark's two first-half goals, the La Liga leaders protected a 3-0 first-leg lead and moved on with a 5-3 aggregate victory.

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  • Real Madrid season on line against Pogba-boosted Juventus

    Real Madrid must overcome a 2-1 first-leg deficit to keep their season alive when a Juventus side boosted by the return of Paul Pogba visit the Santiago Bernabeu in the return of their Champions League semi-final on Wednesday. Los Blancos' La Liga title hopes are all but over despite coming from…

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  • Spanish football league fights to avert strike

    Spain's football league on Monday urged players and officials to abandon a threatened strike, warning of the "serious harm" to the sport if key end-of-season matches are scrapped. Players from top teams including Barcelona and Real Madrid have joined with the Royal Spanish Football Federation…

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  • Sevilla slip-up hands Atletico Champions League return

    Atletico Madrid secured their place in the Champions League for next season despite only managing a 2-2 draw at Levante on Sunday as Sevilla were held 1-1 at Celta Vigo. A point for both sides means that Atletico lead the Europa League champions by seven points with just two games remaining. The…

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  • Ancelotti maintains faith despite La Liga blow

    Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti believes his side can overcome a 2-1 deficit to reach the Champions League final against Juventus despite seeing their La Liga title hopes all but extinguished by a 2-2 draw with Valencia on Saturday. The European champions are now four points behind league leaders…

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