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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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LaLiga Spain | España

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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LaLiga Spain | España

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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Europe European Super League

In the wreckage of the European Super League

Balancing the competing interests of all clubs will be a difficult task In his free weekly news letter, New York Times writer Rory Smith characterised the twelve owners of the clubs that attempted to form this brekaway league as follows: It is easiest, perhaps, to divide the 12 into three groups. In one, there are […]

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Europe European Super League

The Super League is announced

12 of Europe’s elite clubs have released a joint press release stating that they have established a new competition called the Super League.  Despite its announcement, it’s far from certain whether the Super League will actually see the light of day, or, more fittingly, the stadium lights. The announcement comes at a time when it […]

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FC Barcelona Spain | España

Messi genera mucho más de lo que gana

Diario Sport habló con expertos financieros que refleja todo lo que genera la Pulga en el conjunto culé. El diario barcelonés Sport le dio voz a tres expertos financieros: Marc Ciria, fundador y director general de la empresa Diagonal Inversiones, al financiero Josep Fabra y al economista Ivan Cabeza para que calculen exactamente cuánto generó a nivel económico […]

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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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LaLiga Spain | España

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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LaLiga Spain | España

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 […]