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Spain: AFE reach agreement with RFEF regarding minimum time between matches if play resumes

MIAMI, Fla. (8 April 2020) — The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) held a teleconference this week with members of the Spanish Footballers’ Association (Asociación de Futbolistas Españoles, “AFE”) and LaLiga. The RFEF has been opposed to the idea of playing matches every 48 hours if and when the 2019/20 season can be resumed. The AFE, for its part, has accepted a minimum […]

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Options For Spanish Football For 2019/20 Season

MIAMI, Fla. (March 7, 2020) — LaLiga and the Spanish Footballers’ Association (AFE) are working on softening the blow that coronavirus will have on Spanish football. The idea is return to action as soon as possible, with clubs ordered to be ready for whenever the season resumes. These are currently four options organisers have for the rest of […]

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Why legal complications could spell end of European seasons

MIAMI, Fla. (6 April 2020) — With each passing week, it becomes more and more likely that the European leagues will not be finishing their seasons. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a nightmarish situation across the world, not only in terms of the virus itself, but its effects on the global economy, peoples’ livelihoods, and […]

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LaLiga indefinitely suspended due to coronavirus

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) is determined to save this season even if a resumption at the start of May appears unlikely, says President Luis Rubiales. LaLiga, along with the rest of the major leagues in European football, has been put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, with no games played in the Spanish top tier since Real Sociedad […]

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Top Barcelona Scout in Brazil, André Cury, tests positive for coronavirus

He confirmed that he is doing well and is self-quaranteed at his home. He was directly involved in the signing of Neymar, Jr. and Arthur. André Cury heads up scouting in Brazil for Barça | Photo: EFEAlex Carazo March 23, 2020, 18:37 CET The coronavirus has arrived at FC Barcelona. The club’s director of scouting […]

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Estadio San Mames displays message of gratitude to medical professionals

Athletic Club Emblazoned on side of stadium BILBAO (March 14, 2020) — La Liga side Athletic Club Bilbao decided it was time to express its gratitude publicly to the medical and healthcare professionals treating patients with the coronavirus. The club thus posted a message of thanks emblazoned across Estadio San Mamés. The stadium message was part […]