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FC Barcelona Transfer | Transferencia

Arthur transferred to Juventus

Barça’s motivation behind the deal MIAMI, Fla.  (1 July 2020) — Brazilian midfielder Arthur Melo has joined Juventus in a transfer worth up to €82 million, the two clubs announced on Monday. As part of the transaction, Miralem Pjanic joins the Blaugrana. Pjanic, 30, a Bosnia and Herzegovina midfielder, joins FC Barcelona for a fee of €60 million, plus €5 […]

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LaLiga

Real Betis shirt sponsorship

Exchanges Green Earth for easyMarkets as shirt sponsor MIAMI, Fla. — (17 June 2020) As any follower of La Liga might have observed, Real Betis Balompié began a new sponsorship this season with easyMarkets. The company replaced the environmentally-friendly cryptocurrency company Green Earth as the shirt sponsor. The three-year sponsorship agreement was entered into in August […]

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LaLiga Real Betis Balompié Spain | España

LaLiga is back with El Gran Derbi

No es fútbol. Es La Liga.
And it’s back: 110 games in 39 days.

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While football the game was suspended, football the business continued

Inside the business of football, those who had jobs to perform tried as best they could to keep going.

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FC Barcelona Spain | España Sponsorship

Want to “attend” an upcoming FC Barcelona match? “Let’s Win This Match Together” campaign

Barcelona launch new initiative to have fans’ faces on screen at Camp Nou in games played behind closed doors MIAMI, Fla. — (4 June 2020) Fútbol Club Barcelona, in association with car manufacturer CUPRA, have launched an initiative designed for the upcoming LaLiga matches which will be played in empty stadiums. While the Culés supporters’ will […]

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clubs commercial Real Betis Balompié

Real Betis now has their own eSports Section after purchasing Cream

Real Betis will have their own electronic sports sections with Cream Esports MIAMI, Fla. — (25 May 2020) In a first of its kind deal in Spain, LaLiga Santander club Real Betis Balompié has purchased online gaming company Cream. The new combined company will be called Cream Real Betis. The union of both organizations will allow […]

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FC Barcelona Players | Jugadores | Jogadors transfer talk

Schalke cannot afford Todibo purchase clause; will ask for another loan

The German club will not be able to exercise 25 million clause due to coronavirus MIAMI, Fla. — (20 May 2020) Jean-Clair Todibo joined Schalke 04 on loan from Barcelona in January.  However, the stoppage of football across Europe due to the coronavirus pandemic has halted his progress at the German club, where he had just […]

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Europe LaLiga leagues

New rules for La Liga’s restart

Protocols for football’s comeback MIAMI, Fla. — (13 May 2020) When the game returns and La Liga attempts to complete this season’s championships, a number of new rules made necessary by the COVID-19 pandemic are set to be introduced. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, in approximately one month, football will be underway again, in the top two […]

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Europe LaLiga leagues Serie A

While Serie A edges towards resumption, La Liga may not return before summer

Serie A sides can resume training on 18 May, says Italian PM Spanish sports minister dampens La Liga hopes of fast return MIAMI, Fla. — (12 May 2020) The Italian top flight edged closer to resuming behind closed doors on Monday, as the FIGC met with the CTS and in a joint communiqué declared that Italian […]

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Europe LaLiga leagues

La Liga proposes June 12 restart

MIAMI, Fla. — (10 May 2020) La Liga’s plan to finish the championship against all odds continues. Spanish football now has a date marked in red on the calendar. It is the 12th June, the day in which La Liga intends to resume the championship. They have reportedly already advised clubs of the good news. Thus, […]

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LaLiga leagues Spain | España

Is setting a return date for La Liga too aggressive?

The Spanish football world is trying to get back to normalafter two months of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. LaLiga president Javier Tebas has called on players to act responsibly ahead of a potential return for Spanish football as soon as June 12. Meanwhile, David Aganzo, president of the Spanish Footballers’ Association (AFE) said that […]

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El Cádiz evita el ERTE con una rebaja salarial de la plantilla

El acuerdo es verbal tras la negociación entre el presidente Manuel Vizcaíno y los capitanes MIAMI, Fla. (16/04/2020) — El Cádiz, líder la Liga Smartbank antes del parón competitivo, ha llegado a un acuerdo verbal con toda la plantilla para llevar a cabo una reducción salarial como respuesta a la crisis sanitaria y económica causada […]

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FC Barcelona LaLiga Spain | España

A look at cost-cutting at Barcelona, Espanyol and Atlético Madrid

MIAMI, Fla. (24 April 2020) — The Catalán sports daily El Mundo Deportivo recently featured Barcelona’s announcement concerning unilaterally cutting the salaries of the 1,800 people who work for them, players included. According to the club, it is an economic necessity. The same morning front page also talked about the club’s intentions in the transfer […]

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contracts LaLiga legal Spain | España

Clubs and players working to extend contracts beyond 30 June

Negotiations are proceeding on a case-by-case basis. FIFA can only recommend consensus and delegates to RFEF. MIAMI, Fla. (22-04-2020) — Éste artículo también está disponible en español In Spain, in the middle of a flood of ERTE (expediente de regulación temporal de empleo – i.e. temporary layoffs) and reductions in wages, coupled with a controversy […]