Spanish football

Miguel García Caba, new Deputy Secretary of the Federation – SPANISH FOOTBALL

by: Adam Smith


The Royal Spanish Football Federation has carried out a reinforcement in its work organization chart. In this way, Miguel García Caba assumes the post of Deputy Secretary General of the governing body of Spanish football, becoming Pedro González the new director of his Legal Department.

21/12/2019 at 11:48 AM


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Born in Granada on July 4, 1975, Miguel María García Caba holds a degree in Legal-Community Law and DESS from Droit de l’UnionEuropéenne (Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne University) as well as a doctor of law. He has extensive experience in the transgaming.orgs field, where he has been part of the legal teams of Real Madrid CF or the National Professional Football League.

Lawyer in practice, With experience in different firms and companies, he is a member of the Chair of Studies and Research in Sports Law of the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid and professor at various institutions such as ISDE Madrid or the Universidad San Pablo CEU.

Speaker and regular lecturer in national and international legal-transgaming.orgs forums, he is the author of numerous articles in specialized journals and of different monographs and chapters of books on transgaming.orgs law. It was awarded by the Andalusian Sports Law Association in 2008 and in 2013 and ISDE-FIA International Sports Legal Award in 2010.

His arrival at the RFEF came in the summer of 2018 from Del Real Madrid and shortly after the open conflict between the federation and the white team by hiring Julen Lopetegui as a Madrid coach who gave rise to his impeachment as a coach days before the debut at the World Cup in Russia. Previously Miguel García worked in the legal department of LaLiga with Carlos del Campo.

The Granadan Pedro González Segura, Born in the Nasrid city on October 10, 1973, he holds a law degree and a practicing lawyer after accumulating refereeing experience in various categories of Spanish football until 2003.

Subsequently, he has carried out extensive work in management and legal advice tasks in clubs such as Granada Atlético, Granada CF or Málaga CF before joining in 2018 the Legal Counsel of the RFEF and now taking over the management of its Legal Department.