The sun has been setting on Barcelona for many years now and they have lived to defy critics and usher in new dawns. And yet...
Spain became the third World Cup holders to crash out at the group stage this century following a 2-0 defeat to Chile in
Barcelona have unveiled the new Nike home kit they will play in under Luís Enrique during the 2014-15 season. Playing on
Barcelona midfielder Xavi believes the club "deserve" to win La Liga ahead of Atlético Madrid on the basis of a "difficult
Barcelona midfielder Xavi has labelled the club's transfer ban "unjust" ahead of their Champions League quarter-final second
The arrival of Mata in the North West will certainly remove some of the burden from the young winger - and it is a clear rallying call and statement of intent from the Manchester United board. They might be down, but they're certainly not out. Yet.
The January sales are a long-standing British tradition - and football clubs across the country will have their shopping trolleys at the ready, as they enter the second half of their respective campaigns.
When the draw was made on Monday morning, there will have been football fans the world over that wrote off the chances of Manchester City and Arsenal. Had this have been last season, then I would have agreed. This time around, however, I don't.
The news that England will not be among the top seeds for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is a blessing in disguise... No more excuses, no more confusion. England are not one of the top seeds because they are not one of the top sides. If humility and diligence reign, Hodgson's men could do themselves proud.
With Neymar going to Barcelona it brings some unanswered questions on just how manager Tito Vilanova will get the best out of Messi, Neymar, Iniesta, Pedro, Sanchez, Villa (if he is still there) and Tello, he can't play all of them... so what does he do?