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  • Valencia knock Barca off Copa throne

    Valencia beat Barcelona 2-1 to win the Copa del Rey on Saturday, ending the Spanish champions' four-year winning streak in the competition and denying them a domestic double.

  • Atletico, Valencia breeze into Copa del Rey quarters

    Atletico Madrid book their place in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey after seeing off third-tier Lleida, while new signing Luciano Vietto's hat-trick fires Valencia past Las Palmas.

  • Barca reserves cruise towards Cup last 16

    A much-changed Barcelona make light work of third-tier Real Murcia to take a commanding 3-0 lead into the second leg of their Copa del Rey last 32 tie.

  • Refreshed Barca seek to continue Cup dominance

    Holders Barcelona have a fourth consecutive Copa del Rey final in sight when Atletico Madrid visit the Camp Nou on Tuesday with the daunting task of overturning a 2-1 semi-final, first leg deficit.

  • Celta stun Real

    An excellent Cristiano Ronaldo free-kick couldn't prevent Real Madrid from being dumped out of the Copa del Rey as a 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo on Wednesday allowed the hosts to progress to the semifinals 4-3 on aggregate.

  • Real eliminated from Copa del Rey

    A fine free-kick from Cristiano Ronaldo couldn't prevent Real Madrid from being dumped out of the Copa del Rey as a 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo on Wednesday allowed the hosts to progress to the semi-finals 4-3 on aggregate.

  • Alaves ease into semis

    Alaves became the first side to book their place in the semifinals of the Copa del Rey on Tuesday as a 0-0 draw at home to second division Alcorcon was enough to seal a 2-0 aggregate win.

  • Barca hammer Hercules

    Turkey international Arda Turan scored a hat-trick as holders Barcelona thrashed third-division side Hercules 7-0 in the second leg of their Copa del Rey last-32 tie.

  • Barca pummel Hercules in Copa del Rey

    Turkey international Arda Turan scored a hat-trick as holders Barcelona thrashed third-division side Hercules 7-0 in the second leg of their Copa del Rey last-32 tie.

  • Real run riot

    A much-weakened Real Madrid went goal crazy in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday, smashing third-division minnows Cultural Leonesa 7-1 away from home in the first leg of their last-32 encounter.

  • Neymar signs 5-year Barca deal

    Neymar will stay with Barcelona after signing a five-year contract, the club have announced.

  • Suarez may miss Copa America

    Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is a doubt for next month's Copa America after hobbling off in tears midway through the Copa del Rey final win over Sevilla Sunday with a muscle injury.

  • Spanish judge overturns ban

    A Spanish judge on Friday overturns a controversial ban on Barcelona fans flying Catalan separatist flags at Sunday's Copa del Rey final against Sevilla in Madrid.

  • ‘Messi is Barca’s leader’

    Luis Enrique has lauded Lionel Messi as Barcelona's leader and "the best wherever he plays".

  • Messi's kidney procedure explained

    Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is out of hospital and recovering after a non-surgical procedure to cure his kidney problems.

  • Messi undergoes further tests for kidney problems

    Barcelona have confirmed that Lionel Messi is undergoing further tests on kidney problems which first emerged in December but expect the forward to return to training on Wednesday.

  • Neymar gives Barca slender win

    First-half goals from Munir El Haddadi and Neymar give Barcelona a slender lead in their Copa del Rey quarter-final tie against Athletic Bilbao with a 2-1 first-leg win.

  • Suarez nets hat-trick in Barca rout

    Luis Suarez's hat-trick helps Barcelona extend their dominant La Liga record against Athletic Bilbao with a crushing 6-0 victory over the 10-man Basque side at Camp Nou.

  • Copa del Rey: Barca ease into quarterfinals

    Munir El Haddadi score both goals as Barcelona beat Espanyol 2-0 on Wednesday to ease into the Copa del Rey's quarterfinals with a 6-1 victory on aggregate.

  • Barcelona fail in appeal against Suarez ban

    Barcelona FC's appeal against their Uruguayan striker Luiz Suarez's two-game ban in the Copa del Rey fails as the decision is upheld by the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF).

  • Dani Alves threatened with legal action

    The Spanish Sports Press Association "demands a public retraction" of the statement made by Barcelona player Dani Alves where he branded the Spanish press as "f****** rubbish" on social media.

  • ‘Stamp on Messi wasn't deliberate’

    Espanyol goalkeeper Pau Lopez insists he did not deliberately attempt to injure Lionel Messi during his side's defeat to Barcelona.

  • Messi nets stunner as Barca win

    Barcelona open up a comfortable lead in their Copa del Rey last-16 clash with Espanyol after winning the first leg 4-1 at Camp Nou.

  • [WATCH] Messi makes a fool of Mascherano

    Javier Mascherano has won 16 major trophies in his career, but he still couldn't avoid being nutmegged by Lionel Messi during training in an open session.

  • Barca want more trophies in 2016: Messi

    Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi has warned Barcelona's rivals that the European champions are determined to match their five-trophy haul from 2015 in the coming year.

  • Messi, Barcelona win big at Globe Soccer Awards

    Barcelona and star player Lionel Messi triumphed at the seventh edition of the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai on Sunday, taking home the prizes for best team and best player.

  • Neymar doesn't fear 'hostile' Real fans

    Barcelona star Neymar said he doesn't fear passionate Real Madrid fans at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu for the Saturday's El Clasico.

  • ‘Selfless Suarez, Messi & Neymar share limelight’

    Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has hailed the selflessness of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar and believes the trio's lack of ego is key to their success.

  • Barca fire blanks in Copa del Rey

    Barcelona were held to a scoreless draw by third-tier Villanovense on Wednesday in a disappointing start to the Copa del Rey for the defending champion.

  • Messi denies Ronaldo rivalry

    Injured Barcelona star Lionel Messi has failed to rule out leaving the Treble winners in the future, and has denied he is in competition with Ballon d'Or rival Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid.

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