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Luis Enrique hired as Spain's new coach

Soccer Jul 10, 2018

Luis Enrique hired as Spain's new coach

Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has signed a two-year deal to take charge of Spain. He replaces Julen Lopetegui, who was fired on the eve of the World Cup after accepting the job at Real Madrid. The move was announced on Monday. Fernando Hierro took temporary control ...

Andres Iniesta agrees to deal with Vissel Kobe

Soccer / J. League May 23, 2018

Andres Iniesta agrees to deal with Vissel Kobe

Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta has agreed to join J. League first-division side Vissel Kobe, league sources confirmed Wednesday. The 34-year-old Iniesta won four Champions League titles and multiple Spanish League crowns during his time with Barcelona. Iniesta was also a key part of Spain's first ...

Barcelona's Andres Iniesta might join Vissel Kobe: reports

Soccer / J. League May 8, 2018

Barcelona's Andres Iniesta might join Vissel Kobe: reports

Barcelona stalwart Andres Iniesta has agreed to join the J. League's Vissel Kobe, according to Spanish media. The 33-year-old midfielder tearfully announced last month that he will leave Barcelona at the end of the season after 22 years with the Spanish powerhouse. Iniesta was expected to ...

Barcelona reaches knockout stage

Soccer Nov 23, 2017

Barcelona reaches knockout stage

Without Lionel Messi for almost an hour, Barcelona managed to get the draw it needed to reach the Champions League knockout stages. It was a drab 0-0 draw at Juventus, though, despite Paulo Dybala's efforts to spark it into life for the home side. Messi ...

Shibasaki scores stunning volley in Getafe's loss to Barcelona

Soccer Sep 17, 2017

Shibasaki scores stunning volley in Getafe's loss to Barcelona

Japan midfielder Gaku Shibasaki scored his maiden La Liga goal on Saturday, when he opened the scoring in Getafe's 2-1 home defeat to powerhouse Barcelona. In the 39th minute, a first ball came back off the head of teammate Markel Bergara to Shibasaki at the ...

Business Aug 28, 2017

Barcelona airport security staff call for more strikes

Security workers at Barcelona's El Prat airport have called for another round of strikes starting on Sept. 8 to demand better working conditions and more staff. Employees of airport security company Eulen have held a series of short stoppages since early August, resulting in waiting ...