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News

/ 19 days ago

MLS chief reveals stance on foreign leagues playing in USA

It's rare to see executives from MLS attending games in foreign leagues. With this in mind, eagle-eyed viewers who watched last Saturday's game between RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund may have spotted a familiar face in the crowd. TV cameras zoomed in on MLS Commissioner Don Garber high-fiving RB Leipzig executives during the East German […]

News

/ 24 days ago

Tebas slams goal-line technology, Barca to take legal action

There was much debate in the 2023-24 final El Clasico on whether Lamine Yamal's flick had crossed the line. This spurred discussion over the absence of goal-line technology in LaLiga. Despite its widespread usage in other top European leagues, LaLiga has yet to implement goal-line technology. The anticipated annual cost of $4.3 million has been […]

News

/ 25 days ago

LaLiga President says games are coming to USA in 2025/26

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has claimed that official Spanish league matches are set to be played in the United States. The statement by the executive comes as Relevent Sports is currently feuding with U.S. Soccer over alleged antitrust regulation issues. The promoter wants to host official LaLiga games here Stateside to increase the division's global […]

News

/ 79 days ago

LaLiga president says Barcelona should sell key stars for money

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has claimed that Barcelona will likely have to sell a few stars to ease spending concerns. The Catalan club has endured financial issues for at least a year now. League officials previously charged the team with Financial Fair Play (FFP) violations in January of 2023. Since then, Barca has been finding […]

Leagues: La Liga

/ 84 days ago

Sevilla file complaint over Real Madrid TV: What next for Madrid?

The ongoing scrutiny of referees by Real Madrid TV before Real Madrid matches has long been a contentious issue in the Spanish league. Though none of the teams have formally reported the issue to the Spanish Football Federation, many have voiced their complaints. But that is no longer the case. Sevilla have confirmed in a […]

LaLiga boss says Florentino Perez's ESL rant was 'full of lies'

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has responded to recent remarks by Real Madrid exec Florentino Perez regarding the European Super League. The Real president made headlines earlier in November when he stated that the ESL is now "more necessary than ever.” Perez was one of the founding members of the failed league. Tebas delivered his rebuttal […]

Kylian Mbappe

/ 236 days ago

LaLiga president speaks on likelihood of Mbappé to Real Madrid

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has remained confident that Kylian Mbappe will finally join Real Madrid next summer. The France international has been linked with a move to the LaLiga giants many times in recent years. However, Mbappe has so far remained with Paris Saint-Germain. Nevertheless, Tebas has recently told Movistar+ that he was fairly certain […]

Barcelona

/ 248 days ago

LaLiga demands Barcelona to reduce salary cap by $400 million

Barcelona continues to fight battles against financial issues courtesy of a revised salary cap from LaLiga. The Catalan club previously had a spending cap set at $693 million, second only to bitter rivals Real Madrid. Nevertheless, the Spanish top flight has dropped this spending limit to just $288 million. The spending cap is how much […]

FIFA

/ 284 days ago

USA's Club World Cup is a power play by FIFA against UEFA

In 2025, the USA will host FIFA's revamped Club World Cup with an increased number of teams. FIFA president Gianni Infantino announced that the event will expand to 32 teams. There will be 12 European teams participating. That includes the UEFA Champions League winners from 2021-24 (Chelsea, Real Madrid, and Manchester City). Using the same […]

Leagues: LaLiga

/ 360 days ago

LaLiga president Tebas would support Vinicius if he walks off field

LaLiga president Javier Tebas continued to make bold claims as he deals with rampant racism in the Spanish top flight. Tebas and Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior battled on Twitter. That came after the Brazilian was on the receiving end of heavy racist abuse in Real Madrid's game against Valencia. Now, Tebas is stating that […]

Carlo Ancelotti

/ 362 days ago

LaLiga asks for more power to fight racism after latest incident

Police in Spain have revealed that seven people have been arrested in connection to racism toward Vinicius Junior in Real Madrid's LaLiga game at Valencia this past weekend. Fans in attendance at the Mestalla racially abused the Brazilian star on Sunday. During a 10-minute delay, the star tried to identify some of those hailing chants […]

Barcelona

/ 412 days ago

UEFA warns Barcelona that Negreira case is 'extremely serious'

As UEFA continues to investigate Barcelona and the Negreira referee case, the governing body warned the club this is extremely serious. Aleksander Čeferin, the UEFA President said it is one of gravest topics in the world of soccer that he has seen. Recently, UEFA commissioned an independent investigation on the referee case at Barcelona. However, […]

Barcelona

/ 453 days ago

LaLiga boss calls for Barcelona president to quit over corruption

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has claimed that Barcelona boss Joan Laporta should resign if he can't offer a valid explanation over corruption and referee payments. The Spanish club has come under fire for paying a former vice president of the Referees Committee in the country. José María Enríquez Negreira, who was also previously a LaLiga […]

LaLiga president issues rebuttal to Super League plans

Javier Tebas has penned a scathing op-ed for The Athletic regarding the latest European Super League news. The LaLiga president ripped ESL official Bernd Reichart, dismissed scheduling of the proposed league, and claimed that the big clubs are just looking for a cash grab. Reichart announced on Thursday that the ESL is now planning to […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 492 days ago

LaLiga president says Premier League 'not financially sustainable'

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has made some interesting comments regarding the Premier League. The Spanish lawyer claimed that the English top flight is "not financially sustainable." Tebas made the comments during a recent conference about economics in European soccer. “What I’m worried about is the Premier League, and I’ve been worried for many years now,” […]