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Former referee Sergi Albert runs for LaLiga election – SPANISH FOOTBALL

by: Adam Smith


The former Catalan referee Sergi Albert has decided to run for election by LaLiga, an agency that is currently without president for the resignation of Javier Tebas, who left the charge to run again.

12/12/2019 at 21:05


The one who was a first division from 1987 to 1990 secured in statements to the program ‘Qu’t’hi play’ (What you play for) of cadena SER that has decided to take the step and try to become the new president of LaLiga.

Albert has ensured that his goal is clear: “I don’t forgive myself against anyone, I want to be an alternative,” he said.

In the microphones of the SER he advanced what his arguments will be to convince the teams to vote for him. Among the highlights of his program is “normalize relations with the Royal Esoañola Football Federation, control the agency’s spending and advocate for the neutrality of the president”.

Sergi Albert has until December 17 to submit its candidacy officially and must be endorsed by 11 of the 42 professional football clubs.

LaLiga, according to regulations, is composed of five clubs of which two represent the SAD or oldest clubs of the First Division. A third to the SAD or oldest club of Segunda, one to the youngest or most modern entity in the top category and a fifth to the youngest in the silver category. These are therefore Athletic Club, Barcelona, Getafe, Sporting de Gijon and Extremadura. At the moment it is the Madrid team, with its president Angel Torres, who chairs this body while the electoral process is in force.