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LaLiga’s Global App Strategy

  LaLiga’s partnership with YinzCam has helped 23 clubs to develop apps that help them grow internationally. LaLiga is Europe’s most popular league for app downloads, surpassing 100 million on September.   For sporting competitions, strong digital engagement is about going beyond the matchday. A live match will naturally cause a spike in users opening apps to follow the score

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Profile: Real Valladolid’s Mohammed Salisu

Mohammed Salisu, the Real Valladolid defender turning heads after less than a season in LaLiga Santander Among LaLiga’s most exciting defensive rising stars is Real Valladolid centre-back Mohammed Salisu, whose solid and composed displays in his debut season suggest a long and highly successful career is ahead of him. Valladolid’s 20-year-old Ghanaian centre-back has been one of the most impressive

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Women in LaLiga

  There are more and more women occupying Spanish football’s top roles. Here is a look at five of these pioneers.   Guadalupe Porras. Assistant referee. Guadalupe Porras is an assistant referee in LaLiga Santander and she made history this season by becoming the first woman to form part of an officiating team in Spain’s top flight. After impressing during

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LaLiga Exclusive: Invisible Training – Injury Recovery

HOW LALIGA CLUBS ARE WORKING TO PUT AN END TO INJURIES IN FOOTBALL   There’s no better signing than investing in health, ever larger and more professional medical departments are benefitting from the very latest in technology, and RC Celta is making its facilities and doctors available to the general public.   “Every club in the big four European leagues

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VAR-cical

For years pundits, players and fans had been complaining about referees and the inconsistent decisions they made every weekend. It had virtually become part of the game. So the news that VAR – video assistance referee – would be introduced to the Premier League this season was greeted largely with applause – and a little relief. Other countries had already

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Friday Night Lights

Battling for position towards the top of LaLiga takes precedence as Champions League challengers Valencia and Atletico Madrid meet in Friday evening’s eagerly awaited Mestalla clash. Both Valencia and Atletico go into the game separated by just two points and three places in the table, with two of Spain’s biggest historic rivals caught up in a very dramatic race to

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