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.
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
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
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.
LaLiga chief Javier Tebas confirms group training to begin from Monday, hopes league starts from 12 June
LaLiga clubs began individual training earlier this month and the next step will be for them to move to full training before resuming matches without spectators, which must first be approved by the government’s department for health.
Coronavirus Outbreak: La Liga president Javier Tebas expects clubs to reduce players' salaries next season
To cope with steep income losses, many clubs including Barcelona and Atletico Madrid introduced temporary pay cuts to players and staff during the national state of emergency
Coronavirus Outbreak: 'Nobody wins' if Premier League loses money, says Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish
Premier League clubs are bleeding money and their finances would be entering “uncharted waters” if the season that was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic is not finished, Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish has said.
Spanish Footballers' Association concerned about players undergoing large-scale testing for coronavirus
Football in Spain has been indefinitely suspended since March although organising body La Liga has sent a protocol to clubs in the top two divisions outlining conditions for restarting training which includes vigorous testing for players and staff
LaLiga: Clubs in Spain's top two leagues pledge to donate $217 million over four years to boost Spanish sport, lower-tier football
The statement issued by La Liga added that it would be contributing a total of 51 million euros per year to the sports ministry as a result of the new agreement, which would go towards “creating a fund to help boost organised sport, Olympic and Paralympic sports and internationalisation of sport”.
Spanish league, football federation reaches tentative agreement ahead of bid for 2030 FIFA World Cup
Spain’s players’ association, which recently also has been at odds with the federation and the league, said it welcomed the peace deal
Coronavirus Outbreak: Barcelona coach Quique Setien not convinced by plans to restart La Liga until situation improves
Barcelona coach Quique Setien is pessimistic that LaLiga will be able to be completed and has called conditions for the campaign recommencing “a non-starter” due to the continued threat of the coronavirus
What if Europe's top five leagues ended as things stand in the middle of a pandemic enforced standstill?
European leagues are looking to find a solution to the 2019-20 season which has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. What if champions and relegation was announced based on current positions?
If the leagues start in late May, the European tournaments would resume in July. If the leagues start in late June, the European competitions would resume in August.
UEFA, while trying to figure out when the season can resume, is assessing the rule changes needed as the pandemic causes financial tremors across the European game.
LaLiga chief says financial fair play rules must continue during pandemic despite loss of income for clubs
Although the ECA has said the break-even rules could be relaxed due to the coronavirus situation. LaLiga chief Tebas expressed his opposition to such a proposal.
Javier Tebas, La Liga president, fears FIFA expanding the Club World Cup and providing a fresh windfall for a group of elite clubs will exacerbate financial disparities between teams and harm football
European Club Association meets in Geneva over Champions League reforms as teams continue to remain divided
The battle over the future of the Champions League will resume on Monday and Tuesday when the European Club Association (ECA) meets in Geneva and the leadership faces rebellion from members.
Big-spending Manchester City, Paris-Saint Germain represent 'a danger' to football, says LaLiga president Javier Tebas
Javier Tebas acknowledged Europe's biggest clubs, including Barcelona and Real Madrid from his own league, had always flexed their financial muscles in the transfer market.
LaLiga: RFEF president Luis Rubiales blasts Spanish football league's decision to continue scheduling games on Mondays
RFEF president Luis Rubiales had promised in March to stop league games being played on Mondays as well as planning discussions about Friday matches/
LaLiga: Former Spain international Raul Bravo, Borja Fernandez among footballers arrested over match-fixing claims
A source close to the probe, who refused to be named, said that matches were allegedly fixed during this season and the 2017-2018 campaign.