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La Liga News: 29 April 2015; Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid Could Face Transfer Ban, Basque Derby Ends All Square

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Real Madrid and Atletico face transfer ban - reports - ESPN FC
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are set to be hit with one year transfer bans by FIFA for irregularities in signing youth players, according to widespread reports in Spain. Respected radio show El Larguero says that both Madrid clubs have committed similar offences to those which have seen Barcelona banned from signing any new players until January 2016.

Real Madrid: Reports of FIFA transfer ban are 'malicious' and 'absolutely false' | Eurosport
Cadena SER's programme El Larguero and Cadena COPE's El Programa de las 12 both reported last night that Madrid and Atletico Madrid would be subject to the same kind of sanction which has left the Catalans unable to sign players until January 2016, relating to irregularities in the signing of young players.

Atletico Madrid deny media reports of FIFA transfer ban | Sky Sports
Atletico Madrid have confirmed they have not been notified by FIFA or the Spanish Football Federation that they are under investigation over transfers of U18 players. Spanish media reports on Tuesday claimed that Real Madrid and city rivals Atletico could be set for a possible FIFA transfer ban similar to that enforced on Barcelona.

Athletic Bilbao 1 Real Sociedad 1 | Sky Sports Football
Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad had to settle for a point each after a full-blooded and controversial Basque derby ended 1-1 on Tuesday. With both teams nestled in mid-table in the Primera Division, you could be forgiven for expecting this encounter to have less bite than usual but that certainly was not the the case.

Matthew Le Tissier presented with 'One Club Man' by Bilbao - ESPN FC
Spanish club Athletic Bilbao have presented Matthew Le Tissier with a 'One Club Man' award to recognise the devotion of his career to Southampton. Le Tissier, who played for the Saints from 1986 until 2002, was guest of honour at Bilbao's 1-1 draw with Real Sociedad on Tuesday.

Levante 1 Cordoba 0 | Sky Sports Football
Levante edged another step closer to securing themselves Primera Division football for next season while pushing Cordoba closer to the drop with a 1-0 win at the Ciudad de Valencia. David Barral's well-worked goal just before half-time was all that separated the two relegation battlers, but it was one that could prove key for both clubs in their respective fights to stay up.

Espanyol reported for fans alleged abuse during Barcelona game -
La Liga's governing body has called for Espanyol fans to be punished for alleged homophobic and racist abuse during last Saturday's 2-0 loss to city rival Barcelona. The National Professional Football League (LFP) sent officials to monitor crowd behavior at the fixture, from which away fans have been banned due to trouble at previous games, at Cornella-El Prat.

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