Even amid the carnage of the Spanish Civil War football continued to beplayed, and for one club in particular, a 70-year fight for recognition has not gone away.
A little known Scottish player may not only have been one of his country's greatest sporting exports, but also one of Barcelona's iconic figures.
Milan’s 34-year-old defender, who has won the World Cup and played for three of the biggest club sides in Europe, reflects on his career and reveals his future plans.
The votes have been counted and the results are in for the 2011 World Soccer Awards.
Lionel Messi wins the 2011 World Player of the Year award, Pep Guardiola is the World Manager of the Year, while Barcelona are the world Team of the Year in…
Lionel Messi, World Soccer's Player and Neymar, our Young Player of the Year, will meet on Sunday when Barcelona face Santos in the Club World Cup final.
In the light of Lionel Messi's wondrous performances for Barcelona, Keir Radnedge wonders whether it is possible to define greatness in football.
As Alexis Sanchez arrives in Spain to undergo a medical ahead of his big money move to Barcelona, Sid Lowe explains why the European Champions made the Chilean forward their…