CAMP NOU

  • Barcelona players gather in memory of Tito Vilanova April 26, 2014

    Spain: Barcelona's players and executives have gathered to pay their respects to Tito Vilanova at Camp Nou, a day after their former coach died following a battle with cancer. Barcelona's players signed a book of condolence and held a moment of silence for Vilanova, who died Friday at the age of...
  • Lionel Messi set to bag new Barcelona contract April 22, 2014

    Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has confirmed that club's top Argentine star Lionel Messi will be offered a new contract very soon, while terming the criticism of the club's long-serving star as "harsh". "Messi is under contract until 2018," Bartomeu told TV3. "But we want to improve it to adapt to football's...
  • Atletico eye Champions League semi-finals at Barca expense April 9, 2014

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid is on the cusp of reaching the semi-finals of Europe's top-tier competition for the first time in 40 years as they welcome Barcelona to Vicente Calderon Stadium on Wednesday for the return leg of their Champions League quarterfinal. Atletico hold a narrow advantage after scoring an away goal...
  • Barcelona unveil USD 565 million Camp Nou remodel plan February 3, 2014

    Barcelona: Barcelona have unveiled plans for their 420millioneuro ($565 million) Camp Nou redesign, which will increase the stadium's capacity to 105,053 and transform the infrastructure around it. The Spanish champion's games will be unaffected when work begins in 2017, lasting until 2021. The stadium's exterior will be completely transformed with a...
  • Barcelona to let fans decide on the new Camp Nou December 11, 2013

    Barcelona will ask their fans to decide on whether the club should rebuild their Camp Nou stadium or move to a new site, vicepresident Javier Faus told local radio on Tuesday. Faus said the board would meet on January 20 to consider the proposals, both of which would lift capacity from...
  • Barcelona toast title with 21 win over Valladolid May 20, 2013

    Barcelona: Newly crowned Spanish champion Barcelona celebrated winning the league title in front of their home fans by easing to a 21 victory over Valladolid on Sunday. While rain and dropping temperatures threatened to dampen the party in the stands, Barcelona had little trouble keeping alive its bid to equal...
  • After loss, Barcelona can clinch Spanish title May 3, 2013

    Barcelona: Dethroned as Europe's dominant team, Barcelona can begin rebuilding their reputation by clinching the Spanish league title this weekend. Barcelona can secure their 22nd domestic title and their fourth in five years if they beat Real Betis at Camp Nou on Sunday and secondplace Real Madrid drops points at...
  • PSG have midfield woes before Camp Nou return leg April 3, 2013

    Paris: Paris St Germain have a midfield conundrum to solve if they are to stand a chance of reaching the Champions League last four on the back of a thrilling 22 home draw against Barcelona in Tuesday's first leg. At the Parc des Princes, holding midfielder Blaise Matuidi was once again...
  • Messi hurt as Benfica hold Barcelona to 00 December 6, 2012

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi was carried off on a stretcher with an apparent knee injury as Barcelona were held to 00 by Benfica at Camp Nou in the Champions League on Wednesday. Messi, who went on as a reserve in the 58th minute, collided with Benfica goalkeeper Artur in the 85th and...
  • Messi nets 4 in Guardiola's Camp Nou farewell May 6, 2012

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi scored four times to take his season tally to an unprecedented 72 goals and give Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola a 40 win over crosstown rival Espanyol in his last home game at Camp Nou on Saturday. Messi's scoring display was a fitting farewell for the coach who helped...
  • Bookings not a worry for Chelsea: Di Matteo April 24, 2012

    Barcelona: Chelsea will ignore the prospect of their players missing the Champions League final through suspension when they seek to protect a 10 lead in Tuesday's semifinal second leg at holders Barcelona, according to manager Roberto Di Matteo. Defenders Branislav Ivanovic, Ashley Cole and David Luiz and midfielders Ramires and Raul...
  • Messi sets Champions League scoring record April 4, 2012

    Barcelona: Barcelona star Lionel Messi broke the record for the most goals in a single Champions League campaign and equalled the alltime European Cup record when he netted an 11thminute penalty against AC Milan in their quarterfinal second leg on Tuesday. Messi scored two firsthalf penalties to lead Barcelona to a...
  • Indian football team visits Barcelona's Camp Nou July 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Team India visited the home stadium of current European and Spanish champions, Barcelona on Tuesday morning and were thrilled to see what they saw only on the small screen. Indian national team is in the Catalan city as part of their monthlong preparation for the Nehru Cup, which is...