Gerard Piqué – The Man in the Arena

Last night saw Gerard Piqué bring down the curtain on his career after 15 years at FC Barcelona. Piqué has always been vocal both on and off the field, a fierce defender of the club he loves so much and a target for critics in Catalonia and Spain, Marking The Spot explores why he called time now and celebrates Mr. Barcelona.

Read more

Barcelona legend Gerard Piqué announces his retirement

FC Barcelona defender Gerard Piqué has announced his retirement from professional football with his final game set to be this Saturday as Barcelona take on Almeria in La Liga. The 35 year old has had a glittering career at both club and national level winning the World Cup and European Championship with Spain.

Read more

Real Madrid prove too strong for Barca in El Clásico

Karim Benzema, Federico Valverde and Rodrygo were all on target as a dominant Real Madrid beat old rivals Barcelona 3-1 at home in El Clasico to move top of La Liga. Ferran Torres scored a late goal for Barca to spark hopes of a comeback but an injury time penalty put the result beyond doubt.

Read more

Sevilla re-appoint Jorge Sampaoli as manager

Sevilla have re-appointed Jorge Sampaoli as head coach of the club, less than 24 hours after relieving Julen Lopetegui of his duties. The 62 year old Argentine left Marseille in the summer after leading them to second in Ligue 1 and to the Europa Conference League semi-finals.

Read more

Sevilla sack manager Julen Lopetegui

Sevilla have sacked manager Julen Lopetegui in the wake of their 4-1 loss to Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League. That result combined with a poor start in La Liga which sees the club sit 17th have forced the club hierarchy to take action.

Read more