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Spain face possible 2018 FIFA World Cup ban over government interference

Spain face possible 2018 FIFA World Cup ban over government interference

Soccer`s governing body has warned the RFEF that the Spanish government`s involvement in the election for the football federation`s new president could lead to them being expelled from next year`s World Cup.

Dec 16, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Spanish Football Federation rejects Cristiano Ronaldo's appeal against five-game ban

Spanish Football Federation rejects Cristiano Ronaldo's appeal against five-game ban

A red card automatically results in a one-match ban, but on Monday, the RFEF issued Ronaldo with an extra four-match suspension for the push to the referee.

Aug 16, 2017, 23:11 PM IST
Barcelona superstar Luis Suarez handed two-match ban, will miss King's Cup final

Barcelona superstar Luis Suarez handed two-match ban, will miss King's Cup final

Holders Barca beat Atletico 3-2 on aggregate to reach their fourth straight Cup final.

Feb 09, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
FIFA fines Spain for letting Real Madrid, Atletico sign underage players

FIFA fines Spain for letting Real Madrid, Atletico sign underage players

Real and Atletico are currently serving one year bans on signing players which will last through the transfer window at the end of the 2016-17 season.

Oct 25, 2016, 17:50 PM IST
Gerard Pique banned for four matches over Spanish Super Cup red card

Gerard Pique banned for four matches over Spanish Super Cup red card

Barcelona centre back Gerard Pique has been banned for four matches by the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) after he was sent off for insulting a linesman in Monday`s Spanish Super Cup second leg against Athletic Bilbao.

Aug 19, 2015, 20:12 PM IST
Two game touchline ban for Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti

Two game touchline ban for Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti

 Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has been given a two-game touchline ban by the disciplinary committee of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF), a media report said on Thursday.

May 14, 2015, 10:55 AM IST
Spain court to rule Thursday on league strike

Spain court to rule Thursday on league strike

A Spanish court said it would rule on Thursday whether footballers can legally push ahead with a strike which threatens to shut down the country`s top league this weekend.

May 13, 2015, 19:58 PM IST
Personal row casts shadow over Spanish soccer

Personal row casts shadow over Spanish soccer

A long-simmering squabble between Spain`s most powerful football chiefs could bring the Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo show to a halt this weekend.

May 12, 2015, 22:36 PM IST
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.

May 11, 2015, 23:02 PM IST
Spain football strike could cost 50m euros a day: Liga chief

Spain football strike could cost 50m euros a day: Liga chief

Spain`s football league launched a lawsuit Friday to block a strike threatened by Spanish footballers that it warned could cost 50 million euros ($56 million) per match day in lost revenues.

May 08, 2015, 20:10 PM IST
Spain govt says football league strike harms game

Spain govt says football league strike harms game

A threat by footballers in Spain to strike in a dispute over the sharing of riches from television rights harms the game and its precious revenues, the government warned Friday.

May 08, 2015, 16:54 PM IST
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

May 08, 2015, 08:47 AM IST
Spain TV rights war ramps up, football games at risk

Spain TV rights war ramps up, football games at risk

Spain`s football federation went to war Thursday over television rights, threatening to cancel the season`s crucial last matches as the government accused it of getting too big for its boots.

May 07, 2015, 18:15 PM IST
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.

May 07, 2015, 09:16 AM IST
Spanish football competitions suspended from May 16 in TV dispute

Spanish football competitions suspended from May 16 in TV dispute

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) announced on Wednesday that it intends to suspend all competitions from May 16 in a dispute with the Spanish government over a new law introduced to regulate the sale of television rights.

May 07, 2015, 02:39 AM IST
Lionel Messi yellow card appeal rejected by Spanish federation

Lionel Messi yellow card appeal rejected by Spanish federation

Barcelona`s appeal against Lionel Messi`s yellow card for time wasting after he was hit on the head by a plastic bottle in Sunday`s La Liga game at Valencia has been rejected by the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF).

Dec 03, 2014, 22:50 PM IST
Zidane wins appeal against coaching ban

Zidane wins appeal against coaching ban

A Spanish sports court on Friday backed Zinedine Zidane`s appeal against a three month ban from coaching Real Madrid`s reserve team over his disputed qualifications.

Nov 21, 2014, 22:45 PM IST
Zinedine Zidane given coaching reprieve until ban appeal resolved

Zinedine Zidane given coaching reprieve until ban appeal resolved

Zinedine Zidane will be able to continue coaching Real Madrid`s B team until his appeal against a three-month ban for not having the correct licence is resolved, a court ruled on Friday.

Oct 31, 2014, 22:36 PM IST

Diego Simeone handed eight-match ban for Super Cup fracas

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone was handed an eight-match touchline ban by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Monday following his dismissal and angry reaction in the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid last Friday.

Aug 25, 2014, 21:25 PM IST

Spanish federation supports del Bosque

Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) secretary general Jorge Perez has spoken up for head coach Vicente del Bosque despite the team`s early exit from the FIFA World Cup.

Jun 20, 2014, 15:59 PM IST