CARLOS PUYOL

  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Tuesday July 23, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Tuesday's roundup of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Barcelona announce Gerardo 'Tata' Martino as new coach Former Newell's Old Boys and Paraguay national team manager Gerardo 'Tata' Martino has been appointed as Barcelona's new manager, the...
  • Carlos Puyol saddened by Tito Vilanova's departure July 23, 2013

    Madrid: Barcelona captain Carlos Puyol has expressed shock at Tito Vilanova stepping down as Barcelona coach to continue with his cancer treatment. Vilanova had appeared to have got over the cancer of the salivary gland, which caused him to miss several months of last season as he underwent treatment in New...
  • Humbled Barcelona don't need major shakeup: Tito Vilanova May 2, 2013

    Barcelona: Barcelona's Champions League humbling by Bayern Munich on Wednesday will not prompt wholesale changes to the squad and the 70 aggregate reverse would have been avoided had the team not been decimated by injury, coach Tito Vilanova said. Barca suffered their worst ever European defeat over two legs in the...
  • Negredo in Spain's Euro squad, Soldado ignored May 27, 2012

    Schruns (Austria): Striker Roberto Soldado was left out of Spain's squad for Euro 2012 on Sunday, despite his scoring exploits this year, as coach Vicente del Bosque lamented the absence of "irreplaceable" David Villa. There were no major surprises as Del Bosque discarded the younger players who have been part of...
  • Messi still the best in the world: Carles Puyol December 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Barcelona defender Carles Puyol has maintained that his teammate, Lionel Messi remains the best player in the world despite failing to snap up the Ballon dOr. Argentine sensation Lionel Messi only managed to secure the Silver Ball in Monday nights European Footballer of the Year announcement, comprehensively beaten to...