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Metroscopy Survey |  A vast majority positively values ​​the seven-year reign of Felipe VI
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Metroscopy Survey | A vast majority positively values ​​the seven-year reign of Felipe VI

Felipe VI will fulfill seven years of reign this Saturday and will do so with a broad citizen support for his performance as head of state. This is clear from a survey carried out by Metroscopia, which highlights that almost three out of four Spaniards (74%) consider that the monarch "has known how to perform his duties properly", compared to 22% who estimate that he has not.The respondents also value that the reign of Felipe VI has begun in a period marked by "Many more complications and difficulties than usual" (77%), while 21% consider that this time (2014-2021) has been a «normal period».Asked about the figure of Felipe VI, nine out of ten Spaniards (89%) value that he is "Well prepared an...
A 19-year-old assistant referee dies in a soccer match in Murcia
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A 19-year-old assistant referee dies in a soccer match in Murcia

A 19-year-old assistant referee has died this Sunday during the game that faced the Montecasillas against him San Ginés de la Jara Autonomous 1st, as reported by sources from the Football Federation of the Region of Murcia.The young man, a native of The Union, collapsed during the warm-up of the match, which was to be played at 5:00 p.m. A SUAP ambulance and an UME traveled to the scene, but despite practicing resuscitation maneuvers for more than half an hour, they could do nothing to save his life.The match was immediately suspended.From the San Gines de la Jara Sports Club we want to express our deepest condolences to the DEP FERNANDO family pic.twitter.com/How1pAWAYe- CD San ​​Gines De La ...
Laura Borràs plants the Armed Forces, accuses the King of "repressor" and asks the Army "Leave" his headquarters in Barcelona
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Laura Borràs plants the Armed Forces, accuses the King of "repressor" and asks the Army "Leave" his headquarters in Barcelona

The President of the Parliament, Laura Borràs, has refused to attend the celebration of the Armed Forces Day this Saturday in Barcelona, ​​for his rejection of King Felipe VI's speech on October 3, 2017, after October 1, in which he considers that, as head of the Army, he "encouraged repression" against the Catalans.Borràs has sent a letter to the Army Inspector General, Fernando Aznar Ladrón de Guevara, in which he declines the invitation to attend the event and asks the Army to leave the El Bruc barracks and give that space "to those who really deserve it: the citizens of Barcelona and Catalonia."The Speaker of Parliament justifies her refusal to do so cannot accept the "position of the head ...
Kroos, on Militao’s penalty: "When you have the feeling that you are being hurt in a key match, it is difficult"
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Kroos, on Militao’s penalty: "When you have the feeling that you are being hurt in a key match, it is difficult"

Toni Kroos He said, on the podcast he publishes with his brother Felix, that he is still "furious" about the arbitration by Martínez Munera in the match against Sevilla that, in the opinion of the German international, was decisive in the match and may be for the league title."It was a decisive game, they could achieve the lead, we played well, I think we deserved to win. That makes everything more difficult to accept. I rarely disagree with the referees' decisions, but this time I have to, "Kroos said in conversation with his brother."When you have the feeling that they harm you in a decisive match, it is difficult. The one that was whistled against us was not a penalty. In the first place the...
The referee of Tassotti’s elbow to Luis Enrique dies in the 94 World Cup
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The referee of Tassotti’s elbow to Luis Enrique dies in the 94 World Cup

Hungarian Sándor Puhl, chosen four times as the best referee in the world, died this Thursday at the age of 65, reported the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ).Puhl, in 1955 in the city of Miskolc, in eastern Hungary, got his license in 1970, with only 15 years old, and since 1982 he directed hundreds of matches in the different leagues of the country.His international career began in 1988 and between 1994 and 1997 he was elected four times in a row as the best referee in the world by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS). The Hungarian led several legendary matches, such as the 1994 US World Cup final played by Brazil and Italy (3-2), as well a...
Simeone runs away from excuses: "When teams play well and win, referees are not talked about"
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Simeone runs away from excuses: "When teams play well and win, referees are not talked about"

The coach of the Atlético de Madrid, Diego Pablo Simeone, has positioned itself in favor of WHERE, since as he has "said millions of times" he makes football more "fair", adding that "When teams play well and win, they don't talk about the referees" and remembering that players and coaches cannot "influence anything" on this issue. "We are diverting the attention that coaches should have in what concerns us, which is to improve our team and forget about the referees because when the teams play well and win, they don't talk about the referees. There is always controversy going around, it's not from today, controversy has always been in football and will exist for a lifetime. We as...
Piqué entangled in the refereeing controversy of Real Madrid – Sevilla: "Speaking the people understand"
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Piqué entangled in the refereeing controversy of Real Madrid – Sevilla: "Speaking the people understand"

One of the images left by the epilogue of Real Madrid - Sevilla was that of Zinedine Zidane Y Toni Kroos asking for explanations Martinez Munuera for that Militao penalty That made the game very difficult for them. Although the footballer was separated (under risk of sanction), the coach and the referee talked for a few moments. Zidane later explained at the press conference that the arguments the referee gave him did not convince him at all, and in part it is because the rule has changed compared to last season: from voluntariness to unnaturalness Of action.The scene, beyond the content, formally was very powerful. Many saw that image as an example of pressure towards refereesA...
The decision that can be worth a title: the referee signals a penalty for Madrid … but the VAR corrects and gives it to Sevilla
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The decision that can be worth a title: the referee signals a penalty for Madrid … but the VAR corrects and gives it to Sevilla

The VAR and Martínez Munuera were the undoubted protagonists of the duel between Real Madrid and Seville that closed the batch of matches this Sunday. A match in which LaLiga was at stake after the draw between Atlético and Barça, since the whites could be positioned as leaders with a victory that did not come, but that they brushed with the fingertips. Specifically, at minute 74, when Martínez Munuera pointed to a penalty on Benzema for a knockdown by Bono in a fierce against the whites after a corner wasted by Sevilla. After the whistle, the Seville players went to claim an alleged penalty in the aforementioned corner kick that had not considered such, but the VAR entered the ...
Agüero’s blunder when he took a Panenka penalty in City vs Chelsea
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Agüero’s blunder when he took a Panenka penalty in City vs Chelsea

The Argentinian Sergio 'Kun' Agüero he missed a penalty, taken in the so-called 'panenka' style that goalkeeper Edouard Mendy stopped without problems, in added time of the first half of the match between Manchester City and Chelsea.A foul inside the area by Billy Gilmour on Gabriel Jesús was sanctioned as a penalty by the referee. The Argentine caught the ball and when he reached the point of shooting, he stung it gently. The Chelsea goalkeeper, who did not move from his place, stopped the ball with one hand.The failure of Sergio Agüero, the starter in the game at the Etihad, could extend the advantage of Manchester City that can be proclaimed champion of the Premier. In the 44th minute Rahee...
Koeman suspects a black hand in the final stretch of LaLiga: "My expulsion was for something personal"
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Koeman suspects a black hand in the final stretch of LaLiga: "My expulsion was for something personal"

Ronald Koeman will be in the stands and not on the bench Camp Nou for he considers it as the final of this League. The match between Athletic Y FC Barcelona This Saturday will largely determine not only the options of both, but also those of the Real Madrid that can be the great beneficiary of a tie between both if they win. The culé coach will not be on the bench because he was sent off against Granada for saying "what a character" to the referee. They fell two games of suspension when considering that it was contempt for the referee and, therefore, a serious fault. Koeman has referred to this situation with suspicions and insinuations of injury towards him and, therefore, tow...