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Granada CF manager Diego Martínez steps down

MIAMI (28 May 2021) — Granada CF announced in a club statement that coach Diego Martínez has decided to leave the club. The Nazarí side completed their best season in club history during the 2020-21 campaign, reaching the quarter-finals of the Europa League before falling to a much deeper Manchester United. Club officials wanted Diego to stay on at the […]

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ESPN to announce broadcast rights agreement with La Liga

ESPN is expected to announce that it has acquired the English-language and Spanish-language media rights to Spain’s LaLiga Santander. The multi-year rightsholder agreement will begin in August 2021, according to a report in World Soccer Talk. World Soccer Talk reached out to both LaLiga and ESPN for comment. Spokespeople for both organizations declined to comment. […]

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Streaming wars see new rightsholder deals

The latest shot in the football streaming wars was ESPN’s recent acquisition of the English-language and Spanish-language media rights to Spain’s LaLiga Santander. The multi-year rightsholder agreement will begin in August 2021, according to a report in World Soccer Talk. Already, ESPN+ has added bilingual (Spanish/English) LaLiga programming in an effort to promote its debut […]

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La vuelta de la afición a los estadios de España

Según reportes de Cadena Sur y Copa, los espectadores podrían volver a los estadios en España para disfrutar la últimas jornadas de las ligas domesticas. Serían catorce meses después de que la pandemia acabara con partidos de Liga con público. EN: The return of fans to stadiums in Spain La vuelta no sería masiva, si no […]

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The return of fans to stadiums in Spain

MIAMI (26 April 2021) — . According to reports, spectators could soon return to stadiums in Spain in order to enjoy the last few weeks of the domestic leagues. This would mark the first time in fourteen months since the pandemic caused stadiums to be closed to the public. Cadena Ser and Copa have both reported […]

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“Hablar por la tele y acusar es fácil”. Bartomeu denies leak of Messi’s contract

Former president denies leaking the contract

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The continuing controversy of VAR in Spain

MIAMI (22 December 2020) — The mere mention of VAR in Spain brings forth a variety of comments. When coaches criticise VAR, they are usually fined and sanctioned. The continuing polemica of VAR in Spain was once again on full display this past Sunday at the Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes in Granada, where home side Granada […]

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FC Barcelona LaLiga

Ansu Fati to miss four months from Barcelona

18-year-old suffered knee injury during match versus Betis on Saturday BARCELONA, Spain (November 2020) — Fútbol Club Barcelona confirmed on Tuesday that young attacker Ansu Fati underwent surgery on his left knee after having torn the internal meniscus in the 5-2 victory in La Liga over Real Betis this past Saturday. The 18-year-old is expected to […]

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Ansu Fati é operado no joelho esquerdo e desfalcará Barcelona por quatro meses

Jovem de 18 anos sofreu lesão no menisco interno durante vitória sobre o Betis no sábado English: Ansu Fati to miss four months from Barcelona BARCELONA, Espanha (10 novembro 2020) — Por Redação do Russinho 10/11/2020 08h06   O FC Barcelona confirmou ontem que o atacante Ansu Fati realizou uma cirurgia no joelho esquerdo depois de ter lesionado […]

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They’re Back: Cadiz CF return to La Liga

Top 10 Things To Know About the Yellow Submarine 2020-21 Overview This season La Liga Santander features a second team nicknamed the “Yellow Submarine.” In addition to Villarreal, the 2020-21 season also sees the small southwestern city of Cadiz take its place among the 20 elite clubs. La Liga SmartBank leaders for most of 2019/20, […]

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La Liga preparing to take legal action against RFEF over Fri. and Mon. matches

SAN FRANCISCO (Sep. 15, 2020) — La Liga plan to file a legal action against the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (“RFEF”) over the loss of Friday and Monday night football in Spain’s top flight according to a report in Cadena Cope. It’s a case of one side claiming to be acting in he best […]

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Relegation of Espanyol: What went wrong

Exhausted after a long European campaign, the Catalán club purchased by a Chinese magnate in 2016 will spend next season in the second division. SAN FRANCISCO  (14 September 2020) — With Espanyol’s relegation to LaLiga Smartbank (Second Division), LaLiga Santander loses one of its beacons. While it’s true the city of Barcelona’s “other club” has […]

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Manchester City offer to Messi believed to be a 3-year contract with MLS clause

Messi continues to trend across the football world. BARCELONA, Spain (29 August 2020) — Media outlet ESPN is reporting that Manchester City have made a blockbuster offer to entice Leo Messi to trade in blau-grana for azul celeste. The blue side of Manchester have taken the lead in the race to sign the world’s greatest player […]