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Politically divided Spain united by El Clasico rivalry 20 Dec 2017

Politically divided Spain united by El Clasico rivalry

Often symbolised as pitting the pride of Catalonia against Spain’s capital, the ‘El Clasico’ between Barcelona and Real Madrid is a match laced with political and social as much as sporting tension. Even more so this week when the sides face off in Madrid on Saturday lunchtime just over 36 hours after polls will close […]

VILLARREAL 0 BARCELONA 2: SUAREZ, MESSI RESTORE FIVE-POINT LALIGA LEAD 11 Dec 2017

VILLARREAL 0 BARCELONA 2: SUAREZ, MESSI RESTORE FIVE-POINT LALIGA LEAD

Barcelona ended a run of back-to-back draws in LaLiga thanks to second-half goals from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi away to Villarreal.  Goals from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi gave Barcelona a 2-0 win over 10-man Villarreal on Sunday and restored their five-point lead at the top of LaLiga. The Uruguay forward struck with 18 minutes […]

Rajoy in Barcelona for First Catalonia Visit since Direct Rule 12 Nov 2017

Rajoy in Barcelona for First Catalonia Visit since Direct Rule

TEHRAN  – Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will on Sunday visit Catalonia for the first time since Madrid imposed direct rule on the region, a day after hundreds of thousands of Catalans marched to demand the release of jailed regional officials. Mariano Rajoy is expected in Barcelona, the Catalan capital, at 11am (1000 GMT) to […]

Up to 200,000 Rally against Catalan Leaders’ Detention in Barcelona 18 Oct 2017

Up to 200,000 Rally against Catalan Leaders’ Detention in Barcelona

TEHRAN- Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday after a court ordered the detention of two Catalan separatist leaders, further inflaming tensions over Catalonia’s chaotic referendum on splitting from Spain. Shouting “freedom” or “independence” and carrying candles, the demonstrators stood massed on a large boulevard in the city center […]

Lionel Messi helps Barcelona extend perfect start at empty Camp Nou 02 Oct 2017

Lionel Messi helps Barcelona extend perfect start at empty Camp Nou

Barcelona continued their 100% start to life in La Liga in bizarre circumstances, beating Las Palmas 3-0 at an empty Camp Nou. The club had asked for the match to be postponed due to protests across Catalonia over the controversial Catalan independence referendum in which more than 750 people have been injured, many in the Spanish city. […]