Posts Tagged Barcelona

Di Maria, Mata failing to live up to price tags at United

Manchester United's Angel Di Maria reacts after a missed opportunity before being substituted at half time during his team's English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday Feb. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Juan Mata and Angel Di Maria are the two most expensive players in Manchester United’s history, costing a combined 97 million pounds ($150 million) last year as the club looked to regain its status as England’s top team.

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Rosberg fastest at Barcelona, McLaren makes strides

Nico Rosberg of Germany steers his Mercedes GP car during the 2015 Formula One testing at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Nico Rosberg pushed his Mercedes to the fastest lap so far in preseason testing at the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit as Jenson Button saw his promising drive end in the grass on Friday.

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Fernando Alonso leaves hospital after crash in F1 testing

Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren Honda is evacuated from the medical centre to the helicopter after crashing during the 2015 Formula One testing at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — McLaren says Fernando Alonso has left the hospital after being treated following a crash in Formula One testing.

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Barcelona, Juventus win in Champions League

Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring his second goal against Manchester City during the Champions League round 16 match between Manchester City and Barcelona at the Etihad Stadium, in Manchester, England, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Luis Suarez marked his return to England by scoring both Barcelona’s goals in a 2-1 win over Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday night, putting the Spanish club in command to reach the quarterfinals for the eighth straight year.

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