JAVIER TEBAS

  • 'El Clasico' at risk if Catalonia becomes independent October 8, 2014

    Madrid: Spanish football federation (RFEF) president Javier Tebas on Tuesday said that in the hypothetical case of the region of Catalonia becoming independent from Spain, FC Barcelona and Espanyol would not be able to continuing playing football in La Liga. Tebas' words add a new dimension to the ongoing debate over...
  • La Liga president warns 810 matches will be fixed October 10, 2013

    London: Matchfixers will successfully manipulate at least eight matches in Spain's top two divisions this season, the league's president warned on Wednesday. La Liga president Javier Tebas announced his fears at a conference of football executives while unveiling plans to impose life bans on players and officials involved in fixing. Tebas has...
  • Spain not immune to matchfixing, says league boss February 5, 2013

    Madrid: Matchfixing and illegal betting exist in Spanish soccer and some authorities have yet to recognise the problem, a vice president of the country's professional league (LFP) said on Tuesday. "Here the illness is not admitted to so you cannot cure the patient," the LFP's Javier Tebas was quoted as saying...