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Former FC Barcelona Youth Coach Investigated For Sexual Abuse; Xavi 'Stunned'

Dec 12, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Albert Benaiges was a key member of Barcelona's youth training academy from 1991-2011, coinciding with a generation of the club's best players, including Andres Iniesta and Xavi.

Barcelona Crash Out Of Champions League, To Play In Second-tier Europa League

Dec 09, 2021 Jayanta Oinam

The last time Barcelona failed to advance to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League was in the 2000-01 season, after finishing third in their group behind AC Milan and Leeds United.

Barcelona Face Bayern Munich In Must-win UCL Game - Champions League Preview

Barcelona face already-qualified Bayern Munich with the possibility of not advancing to the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League for the first time in 18 seasons.

Barcelona Vs Bayern Munich, UEFA Champions League 2021-22: Catalans Eye Win To Advance

Dec 06, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Barcelona, second in Group E, need to beat Bayern Munich in their UEFA Champions League 2021-22 clash to advance into the last-16 stage. A draw or a loss would allow third-place Benfica to advance with a home win against already-eliminated Dynamo Kyiv.

Barcelona Vs Benfica, Live Streaming: When And Where To Champions League Match

Xavier Hernandez will make his managerial bow in the UEFA Champions League as the head coach of Barcelona tonight. Check match and telecast details of the Barcelona vs Benfica, UCL match: Lineups, Kickoff time, TV listings.

21 November, 2021

La Liga: Xavi Hernández Starts As Barcelona Coach By Defeating Espanyol 1-0

Associated Press (AP)

Barcelona moved to sixth place in the La Liga, eight points behind leader Sevilla and second-placed Real Sociedad.

18 November, 2021

Barcelona Vs Espanyol: Xavi Gets Ready For First Barca Game As Coach

Associated Press (AP)

Xavi Hernandez has had two weeks during an international break to settle back in at Barcelona, where he played for 17 seasons and helped the Catalan club become the envy of world football.

08 November, 2021

Xavi Hernandez Unveiled As Barcelona's New Head Coach At Camp Nou - WATCH

Associated Press (AP)

Xavi Hernandez, who thrived in Barcelona's side for several years, was officially introduced at a reception usually offered only to top players.

07 November, 2021

Barcelona Squander Lead Against Celta Vigo In 3-3 La Liga Draw

Associated Press (AP)

Barcelona remain in ninth place with 17 points from 12 games in the Spanish league.

04 November, 2021

Barcelona Negotiate With Qatari Club Al-Sadd To Bring Coach Xavi Hernandez At Camp Nou

Associated Press (AP)

The 41-year-old Xavi left Barcelona in 2015 after helping the club win 25 titles in 17 seasons. He was also key to Spain's 2010 World Cup-winning campaign.

30 October, 2021

La Liga: Sergi Barjuan Gets First And Possibly Only Chance To Lead Barcelona

Associated Press (AP)

With back-to-back losses to Rayo Vallecano and Real Madrid, Barcelona sit in ninth place in La Liga. They play Alaves on Saturday at Camp Nou.

30 October, 2021

Barcelona Have Other Options Besides Xavi Hernandez, Claims Club President Joan Laporta

Associated Press (AP)

Joan Laporta faced a barrage of questions about the widespread speculation linking Xavi Hernandez to the position.

28 October, 2021

Barcelona Legend Xavi The Favourite To Replace Ronald Koeman At Camp Nou

Associated Press (AP)

Barcelona announced Ronald Koeman's firing shortly after the team's 1-0 loss at Rayo Vallecano in La Liga, less than three months after Lionel Messi's departure.

13 May, 2021

Xavi Extends Al-Sadd Contract To End Barcelona Speculation, Denies Clause

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Xavi has long been tipped to return to Barcelona as head coach – firstly before Ronald Koeman's appointment and after Joan Laporta's presidential election victory

22 March, 2021

Lionel Messi Surpasses Xavi To Set Barcelona Appearance Record

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After matching Xavi's haul of Barcelona appearances, Lionel Messi set the new record when he started against Real Sociedad

16 March, 2021

'Extraterrestrial' Lionel Messi Saluted By Arturo Vidal And Xavi After Matching Barcelona Record

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Xavi held Barcelona's appearance record until Argentine maestro Lionel Messi matched his total of 767 games in the LaLiga win over Huesca

15 March, 2021

Lionel Messi Matching Xavi 'Incredible' – Ronald Koeman Hails Barcelona Superstar Ahead Of Historic Record

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Ronald Koeman said it proves how valuable Lionel Messi has been that he is set to equal Xavi's appearance record at Camp Nou

21 February, 2021

Lionel Messi Breaks Xavi's Barcelona La Liga Record

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After starting against Cadiz on Sunday, Lionel Messi has broken Xavi's record of the most LaLiga appearances for Barcelona

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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