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French Ligue 1 to introduce 'Hawkeye' goal-detecting technology
French Ligue 1 to introduce 'Hawkeye' goal-detecting technology

 French football Ligue 1 will employ "Hawkeye" technology for the first time, a method to automatically detect when a ball passes the goal line.

Spanish Football League files lawsuit over 2022 World Cup dates
Spanish Football League files lawsuit over 2022 World Cup dates

 The Spanish Football League (LFP) has filed a lawsuit with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over world football's governing body FIFA's decision to host the 2022 Qatar World Cup in the middle of the European football season.

Spanish football league confirms pact to sell broadcasting rights
Spanish football league confirms pact to sell broadcasting rights

Javier Tebas, president the Spanish national professional soccer league (LFP), has confirmed after a general meeting that a broadcasting rights agreement was reached with the 38 clubs.

Elche kicked out of La Liga over tax debts
Elche kicked out of La Liga over tax debts

Elche have been relegated from La Liga because of unpaid debts to the tax authorities and Eibar will take their place in Spain`s top flight next season, the professional league (LFP) said on Friday.

Spanish football league fights to avert strike
Spanish football league fights to avert strike

Spain`s football league on Monday urged players and officials to abandon a threatened strike, warning of the "serious harm" to the sport if key end-of-season matches are scrapped.

Spanish league tries to block plan to suspend games
Spanish league tries to block plan to suspend games

Spain`s professional league (LFP) has taken legal steps to overturn a decision by the football federation (RFEF) to suspend matches from May 16 over a dispute with the government on a new TV rights law.

Spanish federation agrees to suspend competition
Spanish federation agrees to suspend competition

 The Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) has decided to indefinitely suspend all domestic competition from May 16 over a spat with the government on issues including a new law on collective bargaining for television rights.

French League investigates 15 players for betting offences
French League investigates 15 players for betting offences

Fifteen professional players are being investigating by the French Football League (LFP) for breaking anti-betting regulations, the LFP said on Wednesday.

Financial losses worsen for French clubs
Financial losses worsen for French clubs

French professional clubs registered combined losses of 93 million euros ($100m, £67.1m) during the 2013-14 season, a significant increase on the previous campaign, the Professional Football League (LFP) announced on Friday.

PSG, Marseille boycott TV channel until end of season
PSG, Marseille boycott TV channel until end of season

Paris St Germain and Olympique de Marseille will not talk to Canal Plus until the end of the season after footage from the TV channel was used by the French League to suspend Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Dimitri Payet.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to appear before disciplinary commission
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to appear before disciplinary commission

Paris Saint-Germain frontman Zlatan Ibrahimovic will appear before the French Professional Football League`s (LFP) disciplinary commission for calling France "a shit country" and insulting a referee.

Monaco unhappy at fixture pile-up
Monaco unhappy at fixture pile-up

Monaco have hit out at the French league (LFP) for refusing to postpone a rescheduled Ligue 1 match against Montpellier to help their preparations for the Champions League quarter-finals.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic handed two-game ban
Zlatan Ibrahimovic handed two-game ban

Paris Saint-Germain`s star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been handed a two-game ban in domestic competition, the French league (LFP) announced on Thursday.

Further match fixing scandal for Spanish football
Further match fixing scandal for Spanish football

Spanish football looks set to be thrown into another match-fixing scandal after a former general manager of Osasuna football club admitted that the club had offered money to players from other clubs to fix matches.

Real Betis deny involvement in alleged La Liga match fixing
Real Betis deny involvement in alleged La Liga match fixing

Real Betis have joined Espanyol and Osasuna in denying any involvement in the alleged fixing of La Liga matches near the end of last season.

Spanish football league president defends Barca chief
Spanish football league president defends Barca chief

Javier Tebas, president of the Spanish Football League (LFP), defended FC Barcelona chief Josep Maria Bartomeu after the latter was indicted for tax fraud.

French Ligue 1 game time changed for Paris attacks tribute
French Ligue 1 game time changed for Paris attacks tribute

The French Ligue 1 match between Lyon and Toulouse has been pushed back by three hours on Sunday to respect a national tribute being held in honour of the victims of a deadly terrorist attack in Paris.

Spanish league targets abusive Real Madrid fans
Spanish league targets abusive Real Madrid fans

Spain`s professional league (LFP) has moved to show it is serious about tackling violence and abuse by vowing to report Real Madrid fans who sang insulting chants about Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and the Catalan club.

Carlo Ancelotti wins La Liga Manager of Month for November
Carlo Ancelotti wins La Liga Manager of Month for November

The Spanish Professional Football League, LFP, has named Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti as La Liga Manager of the Month in November.

Brandao handed provisional ban for headbutt

SC Bastia`s Brazilian striker Brandao has been provisionally suspended until September 18 by the French league (LFP) following his headbutt on Paris Saint-Germain`s Thiago Motta after last Saturday`s Ligue 1 clash.