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Scandal Over Barcelona's Signing Of Neymar Poised For New Twist

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 03 / 15

The Neymar transfer scandal, "which has plagued Barcelona" since club member Jordi Cases sued former President Sandro Rosell for misappropriating part of the Brazilian striker's transfer fee, could take "yet another twist over the next few days," according to J.P. Madrid of MARCA. It "all stems from...

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06/26/15
Getafe Out Of Danger Of Relegation

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Tizona Burgos Execs Could Leave Club

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