La Liga News 

Spanish FA call for elections

The Spanish Football Federation have called for elections to be made on April 9 in an official statement. In a statement published on Friday by the RFEF, it read that elections would take place in two months time to replace Miguel Angel Villar, who went to prison earlier this year. 67-year-old Villar has been the head of Spain’s soccer federation since 1988, playing a part in the national team’s victories in the 2010 World Cup and the 2008 and 2012 European Championships. Villar is accused of charges related to improper…

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La Copa News 

Copa del Rey final tickets set to be cheaper; Wanda chosen

With the finalists for this seasons Copa del Rey confirmed and now the Wanda Metropolitano confirmed as the stadium to host the final, the Spanish FA met on Sunday and it was proposed that prices for the final were to be made cheaper. This comes after not many fans came to the final last season at the Vincente Calderon as it saw Barcelona run out victors over Alaves. The idea for cheaper tickets this time round came from president Juan Luis Larrea as it came out that local fans last season…

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La Liga News 

Florentino Perez calls for Spanish Football to change

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has called for the Spanish Football Federation to introduce ‘modern’ aspects to their game. Whilst Madrid won the league last season, Perez has indicated a number of decisions this term and the Madrid owner believes that officials should be given better chance to make decisions by introducing video technology. Video technology was first introduced and approved by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) in June 2016. The A-League in Australia became the official first users of the VAR system during April 2017 game between Melbourne…

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La Liga News 

Police arrest RFEF president Angel Maria Villar

Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar was arrested on Tuesday morning with his son and three more members of the RFEF as part of an anti-corruption probe. Spain’s Guardia Civil released a statement confirming the arrest of Villar, Gorka Villar and three other officials during a raid on the Federation headquarters. Villar is the senior vice president of FIFA and UEFA also, leading to further question marks on football’s two biggest governing bodies. Police confirmed that the five men had been arrested on charges of improper management, misappropriation of…

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