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Barcelona agree to buy Luis Suarez from Liverpool

Barcelona have agreed to buy disgraced Uruguay forward Luis Suarez from Liverpool, the two clubs said on Friday.

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Barcelona agrees to sign Luis Suarez from Liverpool

Luis Suarez will play for Barcelona after his ban ends.

Barcelona Barcelona announces it has struck a deal to sign Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez from English Premier League club Liverpool.

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Barcelona circling Luis Suarez after apology

Luis Suarez

Barcelona's sporting director praised Luis Suarez's "humility" in apologising for biting a rival in a World Cup match, following reports the Spanish club want to sign the Uruguay striker.

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Luis Enrique picked to restore Barcelona to top

Luis Enrique.

Former midfielder Luis Enrique has signed a two-year deal to coach Barcelona, the La Liga club said on Monday.

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Lionel Messi signs improved contract with Barcelona

Barcelona's Lionel Messi (L) signing his new contract with the Catalan club with FC Barcelona's president Josep Maria Bartomeu.

Lionel Messi signed a new contract with Barcelona on Monday that will reportedly make the four-times World Player of the Year soccer's best-paid player

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Barcelona's Dani Alves wants leniency for racist fan

Dani Alves.

Brazilian-born Barcelona defender Daniel Alves says he wants some leniency for the Spanish fan banned for throwing a banana near him during a game.

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Atletico Madrid wins La Liga title after draw at Barcelona

Coach Diego Simeone and the Ateletico players celebrate post-match.

Atletico Madrid ends decade-long dominance of Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid by clinching a first La Liga title for 18 years.

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Real Madrid, Barcelona close in on Copa del Rey after derby win

Angel di Maria

Real Madrid have taken a huge step towards reaching the Copa del Rey final as they beat local rivals and holders Atletico Madrid 3-0 thanks to two own goals in their semi-final, first leg.

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Barcelona indicted in $14m tax fraud case over Neymar transfer

A Spanish judge has indicted Barcelona over alleged tax crimes linked to their signing of Brazilian star striker Neymar.

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FC Barcelona indicted for alleged tax crimes in signing of Neymar

FC Barcelona's then new signing Neymar gestures upon his arrival at the club's office at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

A Spanish judge indicted Barcelona over alleged tax crimes linked to its signing of Brazilian star striker Neymar.

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Real Madrid go top as Barcelona stunned in La Liga

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi of Argentina, left,  reacts after Real Sociedad scored during their Spanish League soccer match, at Anoeta  stadium in San Sebastian, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. FC Barcelona lost the match 3-1.(AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

Kieran Canning Real Madrid moved three points clear at the top of La Liga as Barcelona suffered their second league defeat in four games with a 3-1 reverse away to Real Sociedad on Saturday.

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Barcelona pay $21m 'tax' over Neymar

FC Barcelona's new player Brazilian Neymar da Silva Santos Junior.

Barcelona have paid 13.5 million euros ($A20.9 million) to Spanish tax authorities to cover any potential irregularities in their signing of Neymar while maintaining their innocence of fraud charges.

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Atletico Madrid fluff chance to profit from Barcelona's slip-up in La Liga

Atletico de Madrid's Diego Costa of Brazil, right, vies for the ball with Osasuna's Marc Bertran, during their Spanish League soccer match, at El Sadar stadium in Pamplona, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

Kieran Canning Atletico Madrid missed the chance to join Real Madrid atop La Liga as they were beaten 3-0 by Osasuna at El Sadar on Sunday.

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Barcelona captain Carles Puyol to leave club

Carles Puyol

Barcelona captain Carles Puyol, 35, will leave the club at the end of the season after a decorated 15-year career at the Camp Nou.

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Barcelona suffer shock loss; Atletico go top of La Liga

Kieran Canning Barcelona slumped to their third defeat in seven league games as they lost away to relegation-threatened Valladolid 1-0 on Saturday.

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Barcelona's decline and fall heralds end of empire

Lionel Messi during the loss to Valladolid last weekend.

Struggles on the pitch and controversies off it point to waning of golden era, writes Oliver Brown in Barcelona.

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Barcelona ease past Manchester City, PSG cruise through

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates .

Barcelona eased into the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-1 aggregate victory over Manchester City.

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Messi hat-trick sees Barcelona past Real Madrid in El Clasico

Lionel Messi

Ian Hawkey By the end of the Spanish league season, there remains a strong possibility the title will not end up at Real Madrid or Barcelona.

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Diego Simeone says Atletico Madrid will look to impose own style on Barcelona

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone again expects a clash of football styles when his side visit Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Tuesday.

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Champions League: Neymar rescues Barcelona from defeat against Atletico Madrid

Neymar celebrates after scoring the leveller.

An exquisite goal from Neymar rescued a 1-1 draw for Barcelona after substitute Diego had given La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid the lead in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final on...