Lionel Messi
Football  /  Published 01.05.20

Could a FIFA loophole finally bring the Brazilian back to Barcelona?

The inevitable was in motion. Barcelona were limping out of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League in the first knockout round against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), unless they could produce a mini miracle an...
By Priyam Marik

Sports  /  Published 25.01.20

Fancy, a fandom

At 74, Kumaresh Saha’s day begins like this. Wake up early, have breakfast, do morning puja — “Kali Ma is with me always,” he says — and head straight for East Bengal Football Club’s pract...
By Angshuman Roy

Sports  /  Published 26.02.20

Barcelona tickled us, says Gattuso

Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso was in typically combative mood after his side were held 1-1 at home by Barcelona in the Champions League, saying they would use “helmets and armour” to defend themsel...
By Agencies

Sports  /  Published 04.06.20

Leo injury buzz

One missed practice was enough to raise concerns about Lionel Messi. Messi’s presence in next week’s return of the Spanish league was put in doubt by some Barcelona media after he trained separate...
By TT Bureau & Agencies in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 06.02.20

Leo spat with Barca honcho Abidal

Spanish giants Barcelona are in crisis after their talismanic captain Lionel Messi hit out at the club’s sporting director, Eric Abidal, for accusing the players of not working hard enough under for...
By Agencies in Barcelona


Sports  /  Published 08.03.20

BRIEFS: Messi scores

Lionel Messi kept his nerve from the penalty spot to give Barcelona a 1-0 win over Real Sociedad in La Liga on Saturday and return his side to the top of the table. The victory took Barca back to the ...
By Agencies in Barcelona

Sports  /  Published 10.04.20

6 directors resign at Barcelona

Spanish La Liga champions Barcelona were in turmoil on Friday after six directors quit in the latest unravelling of the club’s hierarchy that fans and players are increasingly angry at.The board mem...
By Agencies in Barcelona

Sports  /  Published 24.02.20

Messi in Maradona’s domain

Lionel Messi has said Barcelona are not playing well enough to win this season’s Champions League but his four goals against Eibar on Saturday were a reminder that with him there will always be hope...
By Agencies in Madrid

Sports  /  Published 08.05.20

La Liga sets timetable for June restart

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Eden Hazard and other La Liga stalwarts could be back in action from the second or third week of June, as that’s when the League aims to resume.“This week is about prepa...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 21.10.18

Fractured right arm rules out Leo Messi for 3 weeks

Lionel Messi is expected to be out for three weeks with a fractured right arm, but his last contribution was to help send Barcelona back to the top of La Liga on Saturday. Messi scored and then went o...
By Agencies in Barcelona


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