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, 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...
Barcelona moved to sixth place in the La Liga, eight points behind leader Sevilla and second-placed Real Sociedad.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Xavi Hernandez, who thrived in Barcelona's side for several years, was officially introduced at a reception usually offered only to top players.
Barcelona remain in ninth place with 17 points from 12 games in the Spanish league.
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.
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.
Joan Laporta faced a barrage of questions about the widespread speculation linking Xavi Hernandez to the position.
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...
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...
After matching Xavi's haul of Barcelona appearances, Lionel Messi set the new record when he started against Real Sociedad
Xavi held Barcelona's appearance record until Argentine maestro Lionel Messi matched his total of 767 games in the LaLiga win over Huesca
Ronald Koeman said it proves how valuable Lionel Messi has been that he is set to equal Xavi's appearance record at Camp Nou
After starting against Cadiz on Sunday, Lionel Messi has broken Xavi's record of the most LaLiga appearances for Barcelona
After starting Barcelona's meeting with Deportivo Alaves, Lionel Messi equalled a club record held by Xavi
Change is afoot at Barcelona, with coach Quique Setien likely to be gone soon. Here are some of the leading candidates to replace him
FC Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19 in a statement on Instagram
A decade ago this week, Spain were celebrating their first and only World Cup win, dazzling some spectators and irritating others
Barcelona great Xavi will not be taking over at Camp Nou for the time being after he decided to stay in Qatar for another season
Xavi, Andre Agassi, Brian Lara, Justin Rose and Allen Iverson make up a stellar cast as we look back at June 6 through the years
Xavi believes Lionel Messi has plenty left in the tank - possibly giving him the chance to coach the Argentina great at Barcelona