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LaLiga is Back

  LaLiga returns on June 11th with El Gran Derbi between Sevilla FC and Real Betis. The remaining eleven matchdays of the league season will be played consecutively over the following six weeks until July 19th.   LaLiga is finally set to return after three months without football in Spain due to the global COVID-19 crisis. The season will kick-off

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Puma Signs Partnership With Iceland

  Sports company PUMA has entered into a long-term partnership with the Football Association of Iceland (KSI) to become the official technical sponsor for the men’s, women’s and youth teams.    “I am extremely impressed with what Iceland has achieved,” said Björn Gulden, CEO of PUMA. “Despite a small population, they have great talent, the players a fantastic attitude and

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LaLiga Clubs to Resume Training

  LaLiga SANTANDER AND LALIGA SMARTBANK CLUBS RETURN TO TRAINING THIS WEEK   Professional football competitions in Spain aiming to restart in June May 4th 2020 – LaLiga clubs are returning to training this week following the Spanish Ministry of Health’s approval for the return of sports training sessions. In accordance with the Return to Training Protocol that LaLiga has

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PSG Crowned Ligue 1 Champions

Paris Saint-Germain have been crowned Ligue 1 champions after the Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP), France’s professional football governing body, confirmed that the 2019/20 Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 seasons have been ended. To get to this result, the LFP used a performance index based on the number of points taken from matches played; a points-per-game basis. Thus, confirming PSG

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Javier Tebas on the Future of Football

  LaLiga is preparing for various possible outcomes and issues that could arise from the COVID-19 pandemic in order to ensure the football industry is as prepared as possible. President Javier Tebas explained the league’s approach in detail with international journalists.   Spain’s football industry is one of many hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and like any other sector, next steps will

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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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GOLD CHASERS

Soccer is now officially a year-round sport. After years of hinting at it the game has officially found a way to make things interesting pretty much day, week, or month on the calendar. At any point time a fan can pull open their laptop or turn on their television and watch a captivating league game, tournament, or friendly from across

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