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Leaked audios reveal deal between Gerard Pique, Spanish football federation
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Leaked audios reveal deal between Gerard Pique, Spanish football federation

Pique said in the audios that the money would be divided between the clubs, and the federation would keep about six million euros.

Copa del Rey: Real Betis given stadium ban after projectile injured Sevilla player
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Copa del Rey: Real Betis given stadium ban after projectile injured Sevilla player

Sevilla midfielder Joan Jordan was hit by a plastic pole that was thrown from a Betis section of the Benito Villamarin stadium on Saturday, causing the match to be suspended at 1-1.

Spanish Super Cup: Real Madrid close in on title but criticism remains of Saudi Arabia's 'image-washing'
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Spanish Super Cup: Real Madrid close in on title but criticism remains of Saudi Arabia's 'image-washing'

Marcelino's team will be the underdogs this weekend given they sit ninth in LaLiga, 21 points behind leaders Real Madrid.

LaLiga: Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman handed two-match ban after being sent off in draw against Cadiz
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LaLiga: Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman handed two-match ban after being sent off in draw against Cadiz

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) disciplinary opted to hand the Dutchman the shortest permitted suspension after his sending off in the final minute for arguing with officials as 10-man Barcelona limped to a goalless draw.

LaLiga: Spanish league postpones Barcelona-Sevilla among games because of World Cup qualifiers
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LaLiga: Spanish league postpones Barcelona-Sevilla among games because of World Cup qualifiers

The games between Barcelona and Sevilla and Villarreal and Alavés, originally scheduled for Saturday, will be played at later dates. They have not been rescheduled yet.

Spanish football chiefs to dismiss Mouctar Diakhaby racism claim for lack of evidence
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Spanish football chiefs to dismiss Mouctar Diakhaby racism claim for lack of evidence

A furious Diakhaby walked off the field after being involved in a heated exchange with Cala and claimed the Spanish player had used a racist slur towards him in the first half of Valencia's game in Cadiz three weeks ago.

Spanish women's top flight football to turn professional next season, to be rebranded as Liga Ellas
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Spanish women's top flight football to turn professional next season, to be rebranded as Liga Ellas

Lozano, also the president of the country's higher sports council (CSD), said the first division will be rebranded as "Liga Ellas" for the 2021-2022 season.

LaLiga: Lionel Messi fined $720 for taking off jersey in tribute to Diego Maradona
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LaLiga: Lionel Messi fined $720 for taking off jersey in tribute to Diego Maradona

The federation's competitions committee fined the Argentine player for his actions after scoring in Barcelona's 4-0 win over Osasuna in the Spanish league on Sunday.

Luis Rubiales re-elected as president of Spanish Football Federation until 2024
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Luis Rubiales re-elected as president of Spanish Football Federation until 2024

Rubiales was the only candidate after the withdrawal of former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas.

Former Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas no longer running for Spanish football federation presidency
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Former Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas no longer running for Spanish football federation presidency

Former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas said Monday he will not run for the presidency of the Spanish football federation.

Rayo Vallecano players refuse to show up for group training due to Spanish second division side’s decision to cut wages
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Rayo Vallecano players refuse to show up for group training due to Spanish second division side’s decision to cut wages

Spanish second division side Rayo Vallecano refused to turn up for the first day of group training due to a dispute with the club hierarchy over a pay cut for staff and players, a club source said on Monday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Spanish clubs allowed to train in groups regardless of lockdown situation in their respective regions
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Spanish clubs allowed to train in groups regardless of lockdown situation in their respective regions

All Spanish league clubs can begin group training sessions this week despite stricter lockdown restrictions remaining in place in parts of Spain because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Spanish second division club Elche's players refuse to return to training in protest against reduced salaries
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Spanish second division club Elche's players refuse to return to training in protest against reduced salaries

Elche players were supposed to practice at the team's stadium but decided to keep training at home to show their discontentment with the team's decision not to lift the furloughs that had been put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic

Barcelona Femeni crowned champions in Spain after RFEF decides to end season in top two divisions
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Barcelona Femeni crowned champions in Spain after RFEF decides to end season in top two divisions

Spain’s women’s football season is on the verge of being cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with champions in each tier being declared based on the standings before the campaign was halted, the country’s football federation (RFEF) has said.

Copa del Rey: Spanish Football Federation heeds to Athletic Bilbao, Real Sociedad's request of playing final in front of fans
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Copa del Rey: Spanish Football Federation heeds to Athletic Bilbao, Real Sociedad's request of playing final in front of fans

The RFEF said it agreed “wholeheartedly” with the two football clubs wishes for fans to attend the match.

Copa del Rey: Athletic Bilbao, Real Sociedad keen to play Spanish Cup final with spectators
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Copa del Rey: Athletic Bilbao, Real Sociedad keen to play Spanish Cup final with spectators

The first final between Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad, two prestigious Basque clubs, was due to be held on 18 April in Seville until all organised football was indefinitely postponed in March as COVID-19 swept Spain.

Coronavirus Outbreak: LaLiga says players and coaches have to be tested daily once trainings resume
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Coronavirus Outbreak: LaLiga says players and coaches have to be tested daily once trainings resume

The Spanish league wants all players and coaches tested daily for the coronavirus when trainings resume.

LaLiga: Clubs in Spain's top two leagues pledge to donate $217 million over four years to boost Spanish sport, lower-tier football
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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
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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: Top four will qualify for Champions League even if season is abandoned, says Spanish FA
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Top four will qualify for Champions League even if season is abandoned, says Spanish FA

If the La Liga season is cut short or abandoned due to the coronavirus pandemic, the four teams on top of the most recently completed round of standings will qualify for next season’s Champions League, the Spanish Football Association (RFEF) said.