Category Archives: Injuries

Barça stun Leverkusen with late comeback

Poor Bayer Leverkesen. The German side led Barça for close to an hour in tonight’s Champions League clash at Camp Nou after Papadopolous’s 22nd minute header, and for long periods they looked the better side. With just ten minutes remaining, … Continue reading

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Suárez double sinks Las Palmas but Barça lose Messi for two months

Luis Suárez scored twice as Barça returned to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over Las Palmas this afternoon. However, the win was soured by a knee injury to Leo Messi that could see the Argentinian sidelined for two months. … Continue reading

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Rafinha out for at least six months

The worst possible news was announced today when it was confirmed that Rafinha has a torn cruciate ligament in his right knee which will see the player out of action for a minimum of six months. Rafinha will undergo an … Continue reading

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Messi not injured!

Leo Messi abandoned training with the Argentinian squad today and has immediately gone to have tests on a possible injury. The first news coming through say the injury is to his little toe, reports also say it is not serious. … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 3 Celta de Vigo 0

Two goals from a revived Neymar Jr and another from Leo Messi earned Barça a 3-0 win over Luis Enriqué’s Celta de Vigo at Camp Nou tonight. The three points are vital to keep Barça firmly in the title race … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Granada (game 14 liga 2013/14)

The inclusion of Jean Marie Dongou and Adama Traoré in Tata Martino’s 18-man squad has added some spice to tomorrow’s return to league action against Granada at Camp Nou (Saturday 4 pm). Martino has called up the youngsters due to … Continue reading

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Confirmed: Valdés out for six weeks

Tests today have confirmed that Victor Valdés has torn muscle fibre in his right calf and will be sidelined for approximately six weeks. Valdés will miss the games with Granada, Ajax, Athletic Club, Celtic, Villarreal and Getafe. His target will … Continue reading

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Valdés injured against South Africa (three to six weeks out)

Victor Valdés had to be substituted in the 75th minute of Spain’s 1-0 defeat against South Africa tonight. The goalkeeper went down injured with the ball nowhere near him and he obviously couldn’t continue. He is reported to have a … Continue reading

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What’s up with Leo Messi?

Leo Messi out injured again. This is getting worrying. Since he strained the femoral biceps muscle in his right leg at Paris Saint Germain back in April, the four-time Ballon d’Or winner has suffered a total of five further thigh … Continue reading

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Messi out until 2014

Tests today have confirmed Leo Messi’s femoral biceps injury which will leave him out of action for six to eight weeks. The player had to be substituted in the first half of yesterday’s 1-4 victory at Betis. Messi will miss … Continue reading

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