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Barcelona vs Real Madrid - Luis Enrique buoyed by Iniesta return ahead of Clasico

Posted Saturday, December 03, 2016 by PA98 hits

Luis Enrique hopes the return of Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta can help his team get the better of Real Madrid in the first Clasico of the season. Iniesta has been sidelined by a knee injury for five weeks but is back ahead of schedule for the clash at the Nou Camp. Manager Enrique told a press conference: "The biggest news is that we're getting Iniesta back, which has extra importance sinc...Full Story »

Heir to the throne: How Denis Suarez proved he can be Iniesta's long-term replacement

Posted Monday, November 07, 2016 by squawka.com208 hits

On a November night in Andalusia, Barcelona beat Sevilla 2-1 in an absolutely thrilling contest where they came from behind off the back of three great individual displays. Lionel Messi stole the show with a goal, an assist and a magnificent Man of the Match display while wearing the captain's armband. At the back, Javier Mascherano rebounded from a shaky first half with a colossal Puyol-esqu...Full Story »

Iniesta out for 6-8 weeks with torn ligament damage in knee

Posted Sunday, October 23, 2016 by Marca.com100 hits

Barcelona were dealt the cruellest of blows at the Estadio Mestalla as captain Andres Iniesta had to be stretchered off after just 12 minutes of their match against Valencia, and initial tests from the club doctors have given said the duration will be between six and eight weeks. Moving swiftly through the gears in midfield, he was scythed down by a 'scissor' challenge from Enzo Perez that re...Full Story »

Celta Vigo vs Barcelona - Luis Enrique hails Iniesta before 600th Barcelona game

Posted Sunday, October 02, 2016 by PA82 hits

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique is looking forward to watching his former team-mate reach an impressive landmark against Celta Vigo. Andrea Iniesta is set to make his 600th appearance for Barca after graduating from the famous La Masia academy - making his debut for the first-team in October 2002 against Club Brugge in the Champions League. The Spain international played alongside his manager duri...Full Story »

The Xavi/Iniesta midfield maestro of Pep Guardiola's Manchester City

Posted Saturday, September 10, 2016 by Goal.com63 hits

Raheem Sterling may have won the Premier League’s Player of the Month trophy for August, but the most impressive player of the young season is not Sterling, Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic or even Eden Hazard. It’s David Silva of Manchester City. In the club’s first three Premier League matches, Silva has successfully replaced Yaya Toure as the heart of Man City’s midfie...Full Story »

Spain vs Turkey - Jordi Alba: Spain are lucky to have influential Andres Iniesta

Posted Friday, June 17, 2016 by PA60 hits

Spain defender Jordi Alba admits even their multi-talented side are lucky to have Andres Iniesta. The Barcelona midfielder was man of the match in their opening Group D win over Czech Republic, capping his display by laying on the cross for Gerard Pique's late winner. Iniesta, a World Cup and two-time European Championship winner, is the man who makes Spain tick - much as he does for his club ...Full Story »

Spain vs Czech Republic - Iniesta putting Georgia defeat in past as Czech Republic await

Posted Monday, June 13, 2016 by PA75 hits

Andres Iniesta has no concerns over Spain's form as they prepare to begin their Euro 2016 campaign against the Czech Republic. Spain suffered a shock 1-0 home defeat to Georgia, ranked 137th in the world, in their final warm-up match before heading to France. Given the questions raised by their dismal performance at the 2014 World Cup, when they exited the tournament at the group stage, the re...Full Story »

Barcelona’s Neymar, Pique, Mascherano & Iniesta pay tribute to Basketball player Kobe Bryant

Posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016 by 101 GREAT GOALS231 hits

Barcelona’s Neymar, Gerard Pique, Javier Mascherano and Andres Iniesta all pay tribute to Basketball player Kobe Bryant in Nike latest video campaign. The stars of the Spanish club join a whole host of Nike athletes who voice their opinions of Kobe Bryant, after the LA Lakers star announced he will be retiring after the 2015–16 season. Featuring the likes of Roger Federer, Serena ...Full Story »

Iniesta: It hurts to lose

Posted Sunday, April 03, 2016 by Foxsports.com84 hits

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta admits losing to Real Madrid was a bitter pill to swallow, but insists the team needs to move on quickly. Strikes from Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo handed Barcelona just their third defeat of the season, ending the Catalan's 39-game unbeaten run in all competitions. Barca lock horns with fellow La Liga title contenders Atletico Madrid in the first leg of...Full Story »

Iniesta misses out on Villarreal trip

Posted Sunday, March 20, 2016 by Marca.com130 hits

Barcelona captain, Andres Iniesta, is the most notable absentee from the squad list announced by Luis Enrique in the aftermath of 'Los Azulgranas' final training session prior to their away game against Villarreal. The 'La Roja' international midfielder had earlier been left out of the squad named by Vicente del Bosque for the two friendly games which Spain are set to play during the internat...Full Story »

Atletico Madrid vs PSV Eindhoven - No fear for Andres Guardado and PSV Eindhoven

Posted Tuesday, March 15, 2016 by PA115 hits

PSV Eindhoven's Andres Guardado says his side will be motivated rather than frightened by the challenge facing them at Atletico Madrid's Vicente Calderon fortress on Tuesday as they look to keep their Champions League hopes alive. Having been held to a goalless draw at home in the first leg of their last-16 tie last month, PSV are underdogs heading into the return meeting in the Spanish capital...Full Story »

Messi, Iniesta and La Liga rally together for sick child

Posted Saturday, February 06, 2016 by Marca.com103 hits

Barca stars Andres Iniesta and Leo Messi, along with most of Spain's top-division teams, have added their support to a charitable initiative being organised by Centre d'Esports Sabadell to raise funds for research into a rare disease that one of their own young supporters suffers from. As part of this initiative, fans of the 'Arlequinats' have challenged those of local rivals Terrassa to a cha...Full Story »

Barcelona vs Granada CF - Andres Iniesta tips new arrivals to lift Barcelona to new heights

Posted Saturday, January 09, 2016 by PA71 hits

Andres Iniesta hopes the addition of Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal will help propel Barcelona to glory this season. Turan and Vidal made their long-awaited debuts on Wednesday in the ill-tempered 4-1 win over Espanyol in the Copa del Rey. The European champions signed Turan and Vidal from Atletico Madrid and Sevilla last summer, but the duo were initially unable to play due to a transfer embargo ...Full Story »

Real fans applaud Iniesta

Posted Sunday, November 22, 2015 by Marca.com217 hits

Andres Iniesta was one of the stars of Barcelona's victory over Real Madrid. The midfielder netted the third goal of the game before being substituted in the second half. When Munir came on in his place, the Bernabeu faithful applauded Iniesta for his great performance. The scenes were reminiscent of what happened ten years ago, when Ronaldinho was replaced at the Bernabeu to the applause of ...Full Story »

Ramos and Iniesta, made of tough stuff

Posted Saturday, November 21, 2015 by Marca.com149 hits

The photo of the two 'Clásico' captains brings together two veterans of a past generation of footballers brought up skinning their knees on dirt pitches. Ramos and Iniesta belong to an endangered species doomed to extinction. Mud, cold and an FT-5 - for those who have experienced it, there is no more terrifying combination. The sound of the ball after a strike and its trajectory as it h...Full Story »

Barcelona vs Eibar - Andres Iniesta return boosts Barcelona against Eibar

Posted Sunday, October 25, 2015 by PA93 hits

Barcelona will be bolstered by the return of captain Andres Iniesta for Sunday's home game against Eibar. The Spain international was injured during last month's Champions League encounter against Bayer Leverkusen on September 29 but has recovered and is set to feature this weekend. Barca go into the contest at the Nou Camp after Tuesday's 2-0 win away to Belarusian side BATE Borisov. Two goa...Full Story »

Sevilla vs Barcelona - Barcelona boss bemoans "terrible news" as Iniesta adds to his injury headache

Posted Saturday, October 03, 2015 by PA60 hits

Barcelona will have to overcome the loss of yet another key player to injury when they visit Sevilla on Saturday in Spain's La Liga. Blaugrana captain Andres Iniesta is the latest star to hit the sidelines after hurting his hamstring during the club's 2-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League on Tuesday. Barca had already lost Brazilian midfielder Rafinha and Argentina forward Lion...Full Story »

Granada CF 1 - 3 Villarreal : Andres Fernandez blunders prove costly for Granada against Villarreal

Posted Sunday, September 13, 2015 by PA72 hits

Two dreadful errors from Granada goalkeeper Andres Fernandez helped Villarreal to a 3-1 win in Sunday morning's game at the Nuevo Los Carmenes. The custodian's misplaced pass allowed Manu Trigueros to break the deadlock four minutes into the second half, and just moments later Fernandez embarrassed himself further, again surrendering possession in his team's own half, and this time Cedric Bakam...Full Story »

Iniesta ready for 'vital' qualifier

Posted Saturday, September 05, 2015 by 91 hits

Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta admits the national team are in need of a win when they face Slovakia at Estadio Nuevo Carlos Tartiere in Oviedo on Saturday. Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta admits the national team are in need of a win when they face Slovakia at Estadio Nuevo Carlos Tartiere in Oviedo on Saturday. La Roja sit second in Euro 2016 qualification Group C, three points behind lea...Full Story »

Iniesta does a Stephen Curry

Posted Saturday, July 25, 2015 by Marca.com239 hits

Harrison Barnes dropped in on the Barcelona team much to the players' delight and some of them like Andres Iniesta showed off their talents with a basketball. The Spain international tried to imitate NBA MVP Stephen Curry's warm-up ritual, showcasing his ball-bouncing skills.Full Story »

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