LaLiga quits European Leagues in protest at pressure group’s ‘lack of influence’

Javier Tebas (Getty Images)

LaLiga, the organising body of the top two tiers of Spanish football, has resigned from European Leagues and claimed the organisation is ineffective in tackling governance and commercial issues facing European club football.

European Leagues is a collective of European domestic football leagues that represents more than 1,000 clubs across 40 professional leagues and associations of clubs from 34 countries across the continent. Upon LaLiga's departure, its president Javier Tebas criticised the organisation for failing to stand up for the interests of its members.

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