Chile’s World Cup goalkeeper Claudio Bravo is joining Barcelona on a four-year contract, the Spanish soccer club said.
Arsenal’s players heeded manager Arsene Wenger ’s advice to keep their nerve as the Gunners rallied to beat Barcelona 2-1 in the Champions League.
Lionel Messi kept his cool to swing the Champions League semifinal Barcelona’s way.
FIFA suspended its ban on FC Barcelona signing new players in the forthcoming offseason as soccer’s ruling body considers an appeal by the Spanish champion.
Barcelona advanced to the Champions League soccer semifinals for a record sixth straight year after eliminating Paris Saint-Germain on away goals, as Bayern Munich ousted Juventus with a 2-0 win.
Celtic upset Barcelona 2-1 in soccer’s Champions League, as Manchester United got three late goals to advance to the knockout stage.
Spain beat France 1-0 to move to the top of its group in qualifying for soccer’s 2014 World Cup, while Montenegro rallied for a 1-1 draw with England.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo scored as Real Madrid beat archrival Barcelona 2-1 to win Spanish soccer’s Super Cup for the first time in four years.
Thiago Silva scored in stoppage time to give AC Milan a 2-2 tie with Barcelona in their opening Champions League group-stage match.