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The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) accepted a fee from telco Telefónica for Supercopa de España domestic rights that was just half its original target, driven by a dearth of competition for the property.

The Spanish Football Federation’s (RFEF) decision to award the domestic rights to club knock-out competition the Copa del Rey to commercial broadcaster Mediaset could spark a legal battle following production group and agency Mediapro’s allegations that the decision was politically motivated.

The Spanish football federation’s award of 2019 Copa del Rey final rights to public-service broadcaster TVE could have left it open to legal action.

Any move by Spanish football’s governing body, the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF), to intervene in the Mediapro agency’s rights deal with the top division of the country’s women’s league would be counter to Spain’s competition laws, local legal experts have told SportBusiness Media.

Spanish public-service broadcaster TVE paid a relatively high fee for rights to this season’s Copa del Rey final, but acquired them in somewhat controversial circumstances

The first Spanish Supercopa to be played in Saudi Arabia yielded an average of 1
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ESPN+, ESPN’s direct-to-consumer streaming service, has gained the exclusive US media rights to Spanish soccer cup competition the Copa del Rey as part of a new multi-year agreement with the Royal Spanish Fo…

International subscription sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has acquired the exclusive Portuguese rights to the Spanish Supercopa

Media group AMC Networks has acquired rights to the next three editions of the Spanish Supercopa, which will be held in Saudi Arabia

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The Royal Decree that paves the way for the collective selling of Spanish Liga media rights generated fallout – a week of strike threats, insults and posturing by all sides – which diverted attention from what remains a momentous change in Spanish football.

Spanish commercial broadcaster Mediaset was forced to increase its fee to keep the rights for Spanish national team football friendlies in a deal agreed last week following a formal tender ordered by the country’s competition regulator.