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Arsenal struggle as 4/10 Xhaka hands Burnley draw

Arsenal came into their Premier League game against Burnley looking to build on encouraging victories against Leicester City and Benfica. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ensured that momentum continued when he scored within six minutes, though an absolute shocking error from Granit Xhaka — when he tried to pass the ball sideways in his own six-yard box but […]

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Bartomeu spends night in jail, provisionally free

Former Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu and ex-advisor Jaume Masferrer were released pending charges on Tuesday after spending Monday night in custody, sources have confirmed to ESPN. Bartomeu and Masferrer were two of four people connected to Barca arrested on Monday following raids at five locations around the Catalan city, including the offices at Camp […]

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Football: Several arrested during raid at FC Barcelona

Barcelona (AFP) – Police raided the offices of FC Barcelona on Monday, carrying out several arrests just six days ahead of the club’s presidential elections, a Catalan regional police spokesman told AFP. Spain’s Cadena Ser radio said one of those arrested was former club president Josep Maria Bartomeu, who resigned in October, along with CEO […]

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Barcelona 3-0 Elche: Hosts keep up the pressure on leaders Atletico

Barcelona 3-0 Elche: Lionel Messi takes his league tally to 18 goals with second-half brace before Jordi Alba seals win as hosts keep up the pressure on LaLiga leaders Atletico Barcelona overcame an uninspiring first-half to secure victory on Wednesday Messi latched on to Braithwaite’s backheel to open the scoring in 48th minute The Argentine […]

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Barcelona 3-0 Elche: Hosts keep up the pressure on leaders Atletico

Barcelona 3-0 Elche: Lionel Messi takes his league tally to 18 goals with second-half brace before Jordi Alba seals win as hosts keep up the pressure on LaLiga leaders Atletico Barcelona overcame an uninspiring first-half to secure victory on Wednesday Messi latched on to Braithwaite’s backheel to open the scoring in 48th minute The Argentine […]