Spanish football morning headlines for 9 April.
Referee out of El Clasico
— RFEF (@rfef) April 9, 2021
Alonso cleared of tax offences
As outlined by El Mundo, , Xabi Alonso, his tax advisor Ivan Zaldúa and advisor Ignasi Maestre have once again been acquitted of tax crime.
In November 2019, the Madrid courts of Plaza de Castilla cleared the former central midfielder of charges of defrauding the state to a grand total of €572,008 but the case had since been reopened.
La Liga find no racism evidence
The league found no evidence of an insult from either their audio or visual footage while they also hired a third party lip-reading company.
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— Valencia CF 🦇🍊🌊 (@valenciacf) April 9, 2021
Los Che have accepted the findings but added in their statement: “Even if no evidence was found does not mean that this did not occur.”
An investigation from the Spanish FA’s Competition Committee and an internal investigation from Cadiz themselves are still ongoing.