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LaLiga chief Javier Tebas accuses FIFA president Gianni Infantino of supporting European Super League
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LaLiga chief Javier Tebas accuses FIFA president Gianni Infantino of supporting European Super League

Documents containing details of the Super League, first reported this month by British newspaper The Times, proposed a 20-club tournament with 15 permanent members.

LaLiga: ‘Not worried about Barcelona’s financial crisis,’ says league president Javier Tebas as club inches towards bankruptcy
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LaLiga: ‘Not worried about Barcelona’s financial crisis,’ says league president Javier Tebas as club inches towards bankruptcy

“Big clubs like Barcelona are in heavy debts because they depend on revenues from ticketing and museums, something that they just couldn't generate last year. However, even in the case of Barca, the situation is not as bad as some headlines suggest," Tebas said.

LaLiga head Javier Tebas says Real Madrid behind Josep Bartomeu’s European Super League announcement
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LaLiga head Javier Tebas says Real Madrid behind Josep Bartomeu’s European Super League announcement

The league president said Bartomeu, who resigned along with his board of directors on Tuesday, has been following the ideas of Real Madrid in recent years.

LaLiga opener rescheduled as league and Spanish football federation clash over matches on Fridays and Mondays
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LaLiga opener rescheduled as league and Spanish football federation clash over matches on Fridays and Mondays

LaLiga was set to begin with a match between Granada and Athletic Bilbao on Friday night, but the federation forced the game to be moved to the weekend because it opposes matches on Mondays and Fridays.

LaLiga: Remaining games of season to be held without spectators, say organisers
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LaLiga: Remaining games of season to be held without spectators, say organisers

Spain’s secretary for sport Irene Lozano and LaLiga president Javier Tebas have categorically ruled out fans returning to matches before the end of this season to minimise the risk of the novel coronavirus spreading.

LaLiga says first round of matches after coronavirus break witnessed 48% hike in viewership
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LaLiga says first round of matches after coronavirus break witnessed 48% hike in viewership

La Liga said its biggest audience bounce came in Africa, where it received a 73 percent boost in viewers.

Premier League: Lack of black leaders across teams appear jarring as players kneel during training to demand end of inequality
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Premier League: Lack of black leaders across teams appear jarring as players kneel during training to demand end of inequality

As the league’s 100-day pandemic-enforced shutdown ends on Wednesday, a competition that prides itself on attracting multicultural talent from across the world on the field, is facing a racial reckoning.

LaLiga: League president Javier Tebas expects more player swaps instead of big payments in transfer window
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LaLiga: League president Javier Tebas expects more player swaps instead of big payments in transfer window

Tebas said he did not expect the Spanish league's transfer market to move more than 800 million euros ($908 million), compared to 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) last summer.

LaLiga not ruling out possibility of having fans at stadiums this season if permitted by health authorities
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LaLiga not ruling out possibility of having fans at stadiums this season if permitted by health authorities

La Liga president Javier Tebas said Sunday he is in favour of having fans back as soon as regions are cleared by health authorities

LaLiga: After three month pause due to coronavirus outbreak, Spanish league to resume next week with all to play for
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LaLiga: After three month pause due to coronavirus outbreak, Spanish league to resume next week with all to play for

Barcelona led the LaLiga table by two points over Real when the season was paused in March and the two rivals are braced for one of the tightest title races in recent memory.

Spain considers allowing football fans to return to matches, health ministry to evaluate risks
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Spain considers allowing football fans to return to matches, health ministry to evaluate risks

Simon said the issue was discussed on Tuesday in an online meeting between Health Minister Salvador Illa, Sports Minister Irene Lozano and four La Liga players including Barcelona’s Gerard Pique and Atletico Madrid’s Koke.

Coronavirus Outbreak: If all goes to plan, LaLiga chief Javier Tebas expects 2020-21 season to start on 12 September
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Coronavirus Outbreak: If all goes to plan, LaLiga chief Javier Tebas expects 2020-21 season to start on 12 September

Having received government approval last weekend, LaLiga is set to start up again on 11 June and finish on 19 July.

La Liga contemplates adding virtual crowds to television broadcast of matches
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La Liga contemplates adding virtual crowds to television broadcast of matches

The league is contemplating adding virtual crowds to the television broadcast of matches that will be played in empty stadiums because of the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: Spain's sports officials say fans might be back in football stadiums beginning next season
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Spain's sports officials say fans might be back in football stadiums beginning next season

Irene Lozano, president of the Spanish Sports Council, believes that conditions could be in place by the fall to allow fans back, with some restrictions

LaLiga clubs allowed to train with groups of up to 14 players as league gets ready for return in second week of June
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LaLiga clubs allowed to train with groups of up to 14 players as league gets ready for return in second week of June

Only 10 players were allowed in group training last week because of confinement restrictions that are gradually being lifted across

LaLiga: Seville derby could lead restart of Spanish top-flight league, says president Javier Tebas
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LaLiga: Seville derby could lead restart of Spanish top-flight league, says president Javier Tebas

All organised football in Spain was suspended indefinitely on 12 March due to coronavirus.

LaLiga chief Javier Tebas warns Sevilla players after four footballers break lockdown rules
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LaLiga chief Javier Tebas warns Sevilla players after four footballers break lockdown rules

LaLiga chief Javier Tebas said on Sunday that footballers must remember to act responsibly to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus after four Sevilla players broke the Spanish government’s rules on social gatherings.

LaLiga will be able to return to action from 8 June, says Spain PM Pedro Sanchez
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LaLiga will be able to return to action from 8 June, says Spain PM Pedro Sanchez

All organised soccer in Spain was provisionally suspended on 12 March although clubs in the top two divisions have since returned to group training.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Monday night football matches set to return for La Liga as Spanish football scrambles to complete season
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Monday night football matches set to return for La Liga as Spanish football scrambles to complete season

While Monday Night Football is one of the Premier League’s top television slots, many in Spain have long been hostile to the idea since it was introduced in 2010

Coronavirus Outbreak: LaLiga will use video analysis if player tests positive for COVID-19, says league’s draft protocol
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Coronavirus Outbreak: LaLiga will use video analysis if player tests positive for COVID-19, says league’s draft protocol

LaLiga will use a video analysis programme to help it determine if a player is likely to have infected a teammate or opponent if they test positive for the coronavirus once the season re-starts, according to a draft protocol drawn up by the league.