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Catalan Government vote to allow postal votes in Barcelona presidential elections

Barcelona should’ve been gearing up for their presidential elections which were due to take place this coming Sunday. However, the inability for club members to leave their municipality to vote, because of coronavirus protocols, meant that the original date had to be scrapped. Whilst that has made life even more difficult for Barcelona as it means they’re still in limbo as far as transfers are concerned, it has afforded the club and the Catalan Government time to reassess the best way forward. According

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Catalan Government vote to allow postal votes in Barcelona presidential elections

Lionel Messi suspended 2 matches for hitting opponent

The Spanish soccer federation suspended Lionel Messi for two matches on Tuesday after he hit an opponent in an incident away from the ball in the Spanish Super Cup final. The Barcelona forward was facing a suspension of up to 12 matches for swinging his arm at an Athletic Bilbao player at the end of the team's 3-2 loss on Sunday. The federation’s competition committee did not deem the incident to be severe and applied a less severe penalty against the player. After passing the ball out to the left flank, Messi

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Lionel Messi suspended 2 matches for hitting opponent

Double standard: Footage shows Sergio Ramos once got away with yellow for even more brutal challenge on Luis Suarez while Leo Messi got sent off against Athletic

Den Schepanskyi Nothing more to say about Spanish referees. Lionel Messi will miss Barcelona's next two games after he was shown a red card in the Spanish Super Cup final against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. The Argentine got sent off for slapping Asier Villalibre after the Basque attempted to block off Leo's run in. The sending-off was arguably well deserved but the footage shows that Messi didn't even touch Villalibre's face but rather his neck. Another emerging clip shows that Sergio Ramos once got away with

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Double standard: Footage shows Sergio Ramos once got away with yellow for even more brutal challenge on Luis Suarez while Leo Messi got sent off against Athletic

Messi banned for just two games after first Barcelona red card but appeal still lodged at Camp Nou

The Argentine superstar was dismissed during a Spanish Super Cup clash with Athletic Club and is now due to serve a suspension Lionel Messi has avoided a lengthy ban after collecting the first red card of his Barcelona career, with the Argentine set to sit out just two games on the back of his Spanish Super Cup dismissal against Athletic Club, but the Blaugrana will still be lodging an appeal. The RFEF, which controls disciplinary matters in Spain, has ruled that the six-time Ballon d’Or winner will not have

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Messi banned for just two games after first Barcelona red card but appeal still lodged at Camp Nou

Messi handed two-game ban for first Barcelona red card as Argentine avoids lengthy sanction

The Argentine superstar was dismissed during a Super Cup clash with Athletic Club and will now serve a suspension Lionel Messi has avoided a lengthy ban after collecting the first red card of his Barcelona career, with the Argentine set to sit out just two games on the back of his Super Cup dismissal against Athletic Club. More to follow…

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Messi handed two-game ban for first Barcelona red card as Argentine avoids lengthy sanction

‘Messi can be convinced, he wants to stay at Barcelona’ – Laporta wants role for Argentine in present and future

A man looking to take in a second spell as president of the Liga giants believes a superstar forward can be tied to fresh terms at Camp Nou Joan Laporta is confident that Lionel Messi “can be convinced” to sign a new contract, with the Barcelona presidential candidate adamant that the Argentine “wants to stay”. That was not the case during the summer of 2020, with the six-time Ballon d’Or winner pushing for the exits at Camp Nou. He was prevented from walking out on the final year of his contract,

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‘Messi can be convinced, he wants to stay at Barcelona’ – Laporta wants role for Argentine in present and future

Official: Messi handed 2-game suspension for red card vs Athletic

Den Schepanskyi The Argentine will miss the upcming games against Cornella and Elche. Lionel Messi has been handed a two-game suspension after he was shown a red card in the Spanish Super Cup final against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday, the RFEF’s Competition Committee confirmed on Tuesday. Thus, the Argentine will miss Barcelona's upcoming matches against Cornella in the Spanish Cup and Elche in the La Liga. The 33-year-old will be available to face Athletic in the league on January 31. Left WhatsApp for Telegram?

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Official: Messi handed 2-game suspension for red card vs Athletic

Paris Saint-Germain interested in signing Lionel Messi?

Lionel Messi Inigo Larreina / Spain DPPI / DPPI / LM/Sipa USA Reigning Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain have superstars Kylian Mbappe and Neymar under contract until 2022 and recently appointed manager Mauricio Pochettino guiding the club in pursuits of multiple titles. That apparently isn't good enough for the French giants. As Julien Laurens reported for ESPN, Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo told France Football that he is interested in pursuing Barcelona's Lionel Messi. Messi's contract

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Paris Saint-Germain interested in signing Lionel Messi?

Barcelona's Super Cup final defeat by Athletic Bilbao was not Bayern Munich or Liverpool levels of humiliation but they should have won... it was another painful reminder that they are SO far away from what they once were

Athletic Bilbao striker Asier Villalibre pulled out his trumpet after winning the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday night, as far as Barcelona supporters are concerned he might as well have played The Last Post. It was Villalibre who was punched by Lionel Messi in injury time with the Argentine sent off for the first time in his entire Barcelona career. It was also Villalibre who scored the injury-time equaliser that took the game into added time. He formed a band last year with three other members of the Athletic

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Barcelona's Super Cup final defeat by Athletic Bilbao was not Bayern Munich or Liverpool levels of humiliation but they should have won... it was another painful reminder that they are SO far away from what they once were

Lionel Messi: Barcelona star given two-game ban for Super Cup red card, La Liga club are appealing

Lionel Messi (L) and Ronald Koeman (R) Image credit: Getty Images Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has escaped a lengthy ban for lashing out at Athletic Bilbao's Asier Villalibre in Sunday's Spanish Super Cup final defeat and will only serve a two-game suspension. The Spanish football federation (RFEF) said on Tuesday Messi had been banned for two matches, meaning he will miss Thursday's Copa del Rey last-32 tie at Cornella and Sunday's La Liga match away to Elche. Premier League Liverpool and Manchester United

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Lionel Messi: Barcelona star given two-game ban for Super Cup red card, La Liga club are appealing

Messi gets 2-match ban for red card in Super Cup final

Lionel Messi has been suspended for two matches after picking up a red card against Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup final Sunday, the Spanish Football Association's competition committee announced Tuesday. Barcelona said they'll appeal the punishment. The incident occurred at the end of Sunday's 3-2 defeat when Messi lashed out at Asier Villalibre in the final moments of extra time. The referee initially missed the altercation but Messi was sent off following VAR reviews of the incident. It was the

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Messi gets 2-match ban for red card in Super Cup final

Lionel Messi: Barcelona to appeal against ban after Spanish Super Cup red card

Lionel Messi could have been banned for up to 12 games had the incident been interpreted differently by the Spanish Football Federation Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has been banned for two games after being sent off for the first time for his club during their Spanish Super Cup defeat. Barcelona say they will appeal against the suspension, which was handed out by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF). The 33-year-old forward, in his 753rd appearance for Barca, appeared to swing at Athletic Bilbao’s Asier

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Lionel Messi: Barcelona to appeal against ban after Spanish Super Cup red card

Spanish football evening headlines: Atletico Madrid renew appeal on Trippier ban, former Barcelona coach returns and PSG drop Messi hint

Spanish football evening headlines for 18 January. Atleti renew Trippier ban appeal Monday has seen significant developments on the betting ban for Atletico Madrid defender Kieran Trippier although the precise details remain unclear. FIFA verified the English FA’s 10-week ban for breaching betting regulations to apply for Trippier until 28 February, but now the club will take the case above the governing body and to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Pique appoints former Setien assistant Former Barcelona

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Spanish football evening headlines: Atletico Madrid renew appeal on Trippier ban, former Barcelona coach returns and PSG drop Messi hint

Messi given two-game ban for Super Cup red card

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman watches as Lionel Messi walks off the pitch after being sent off. Photo: Reuters Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has escaped a lengthy ban for lashing out at Athletic Bilbao's Asier Villalibre in Sunday's Spanish Super Cup final defeat and will only serve a two-game suspension. The Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) said on Tuesday Messi had been banned for two matches, meaning he will miss Thursday's Copa del Rey last-32 tie at Cornella and Sunday's La Liga match at Elche. He is set

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Messi given two-game ban for Super Cup red card

Messi Banned 2 Games for Super Cup Final Red Card

The Spanish soccer federation suspended Lionel Messi for two matches on Tuesday after he hit an opponent in an incident away from the ball in the Spanish Super Cup final. The Barcelona forward was facing a suspension of up to 12 matches for swinging his arm at an Athletic Bilbao player at the end of the team’s 3-2 loss on Sunday. The federation’s competition committee did not deem the incident to be severe and applied a less severe penalty against the player. After passing the ball out to the left flank,

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Messi Banned 2 Games for Super Cup Final Red Card

Barca's Messi sees red as Bilbao claim Super Cup glory

SEVILLE: Lionel Messi was sent off for the first time in his Barcelona career in the closing stages of extra time as they lost 3-2 to Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday. Messi, who returned to the starting lineup after missing the semi-final victory over Real Sociedad through injury, was dismissed after striking Asier Villalibre in the final minute. The Argentine had been heavily involved in a more positive way as Barca took the lead five minutes before the break. Messi‘s goalbound effort was

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Barca's Messi sees red as Bilbao claim Super Cup glory

Messi handed two-game ban for red card hit

Barcelona's Lionel Messi has been suspended for two matches. Barcelona's Lionel Messi has been handed a two-match ban for hitting an opponent in an incident against Athletic Bilbao. The punishment was confirmed by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Tuesday. Messi received a red card after he fouled Asier Villalibre late in the Spanish Super Cup final which Barcelona lost. It was the first time he had been sent off playing for the Catalan club. He will now miss Thursday's last-32 Copa del Rey game away

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Messi handed two-game ban for red card hit

Messi receives two-match ban for Supercopa red

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has been banned for two domestic matches following his red card in the Supercopa de Espana final defeat to Athletic Bilbao. Messi was dismissed in the 119th minute of Sunday’s game as he took a swing at Asier Villalibre in an off-the-ball incident that was spotted by the VAR, and referee Jesus Gil Manzano subsequently showed him the red. It was the first time he has been sent off for the club and only the third red card in his entire 17-year career for Barca and Argentina. Reports

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Messi receives two-match ban for Supercopa red

Lionel Messi hit with two-game ban for Super Cup red card

Lionel Messi has been hit with a two-match ban after his red card in the final of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday. The captain was sent off towards the end of extra-time after lashing out at Athletic’s Asier Villalibre and was subsequently handed his marching orders after a VAR check. The RFEF’s Competition Committee has now made a decision on the length of Messi’s suspension which is effective immediately. Messi will now sit out the Copa del Rey game against Thursday, which he would likely have missed

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Lionel Messi hit with two-game ban for Super Cup red card

Transfer chief confirms: "Lionel Messi will always be on PSG's list"

The future of Lionel Messi has dominated Barcelona news in recent times and the Argentine has now entered the final six months of his contract. The 33-year-old has been the biggest superstar in Spanish football for over a decade but his future is now in the spotlight and Paris Saint-Germain transfer chief Leonardo admits the club are monitoring the player’s contractual situation. It comes after the Messi news from August that he confirmed he was staying at the Camp Nou for this season, although he clarified

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