Jordi Alba

  • Barcelona's Neymar and Alba out for a month with injuries 17-04-2014 11:37 PM

    Barcelona: Barcelona will be without Neymar and Jordi Alba for the final month of the season after both were injured during the Copa del Rey final loss to Real Madrid on Wednesday. Both players will likely miss all five rounds remaining in the Spanish league, further hurting Barcelona's chances of...
  • Alba back in training for Barcelona before Almeria game 28-02-2014 09:14 AM

    Barcelona: Barcelona full back Jordi Alba has returned to training following his thigh strain, the Spanish champions said on Thursday. The Spain defender, who spent more than two months on the sidelines before Christmas with a hamstring problem, picked up his latest injury in last week's 2-0 Champions League win...
  • Barcelona full back Alba out of Sociedad trip 21-02-2014 08:09 PM

    Barcelona: Barcelona full back Jordi Alba has failed to shrug off a thigh strain and will miss Saturday's La Liga match at Real Sociedad, the Spanish champions said on Friday. The Spain international, who spent more than two months on the sidelines with a hamstring problem before Christmas, played in...
  • Barcelona fullback Alba picks up muscle strain 19-02-2014 08:49 PM

    Madrid: Barcelona fullback Jordi Alba has picked up a muscle strain at the back of his right thigh and is doubtful for Saturday's La Liga match at Real Sociedad, the Spanish champions said on Wednesday. Spain international Alba, who spent more than two months on the sidelines with a hamstring...
  • Valencia offered cash injection by Singapore billionaire 23-12-2013 10:56 AM

    Barcelona: Debt-ridden Valencia have an offer on the table from Singapore billionaire Peter Lim to pump money into the club with a view to becoming one of the top sides in Europe. Club president Amadeo Salvo has been searching for investors with Spanish banking conglomerate Bankia, which is owed 300...
  • Injury-hit Barcelona have Alba back for King's Cup 05-12-2013 10:59 PM

    Barcelona: Barcelona welcome back Jordi Alba for their King's Cup clash at Cartagena on Friday but the Spanish champions still have several players unavailable through injury. Alba, out of action since September with a hamstring strain, returns at a difficult time for the Catalan club, who hope a victory over...
  • Injured Jordi Alba ruled out for six weeks 10-10-2013 11:12 PM

    Spain: Barcelona say left back Jordi Alba will be sidelined another six weeks after injuring his left hamstring in training, just as the Spain international was returning from a previous problem. Alba was hurt on Thursday just as he was coming back from a muscle tear in his right leg...
  • Jordi Alba doubtful for Barcelona's Champions League opener 15-09-2013 05:17 PM

    Barcelona: Barcelona say left back Jordi Alba will be sidelined for around three weeks after tearing a muscle in his right leg. Alba was substituted early in Saturday's Spanish league match, a 3-2 win over Sevilla. The injury will rule Alba out of Barcelona's Champions League opener at home against...
  • Fullback Jordi Alba giving Spain added goalscoring value 09-09-2013 08:53 AM

    Madrid: Jordi Alba has quickly filled the boots of 2010 World Cup winner Joan Capdevila since taking over the left back spot for Spain in late 2011 but with one key difference: he can't stop scoring. The diminutive but speedy 24-year-old, who buried a memorable effort past Gianluigi Buffon for...
  • Spain still the best as they close in on another title 24-06-2013 11:09 PM

    Fortaleza: Although Barcelona and Real Madrid failed to win the Champions League last season, many of the same players have forgotten what it is like to lose when they are united in the red shirts of Spain. The world and European champions' 3-0 win over African champions Nigeria at the...
  • Spain defeat Nigeria 3-0 to reach semi-finals 24-06-2013 02:40 AM

    Brazil: World Cup winners Spain defeated Nigeria 3-0 with two goals by Jordi Alba and another from Fernando Torres on Sunday to set up a semi-final showdown with Italy in the Confederations Cup. The rematch will be a chance for Italy to get even for a humiliating 4-0 loss to...
  • Two goals should have been ruled out, says Barca's Roura 24-04-2013 09:35 AM

    Munich: Bayern Munich's 4-0 rout of Barcelona in a Champions League semi-final first leg on Tuesday was partly down to two goals that should have been chalked off, said assistant coach Jordi Roura. Mario Gomez looked marginally offside when he turned in Thomas Mueller's header from close range for the...
  • Jordi Alba scores last minute winner for Barcelona 24-10-2012 03:45 AM

    Barcelona: Jordi Alba nipped in to score with almost the last kick of the match as Barcelona snatched a 2-1 comeback win at home to Celtic on Tuesday that put the favourites clear at the top of Champions League Group G. Celtic had never won in Spain in 12 previous...