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Spain's WC-winning coach hired to clean up RFEF

Vicente del Bosque as head of a new committee supervising the country's RFEF soccer federation after recent turmoil there, government spokesperson Pilar Alegria said on Tuesday.

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Rubiales denies receiving money in Copa deal

The former Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales has denied receiving any illegal payments as part of the deal which took the Spanish Supercopa to Saudi Arabia, after a four-hour court appearance on Monday.

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Rocha voted in to lead RFEF amid probe

Pedro Rocha was named as president of the RFEF on Friday by its electoral commission after a majority vote despite a Spanish judicial corruption probe targeting Rocha and former RFEF president Luis Rubiales.

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'This is Athletic Club!' - Fans join the Copa del Rey winners with boat parade (1:17)
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Athletic's Copa win sparks boat party in Bilbao

Fans lined the streets of Bilbao on Thursday to celebrate Athletic Club's Copa del Rey win, with the players crossing the city's Nervion river by boat.

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Party's over! Players face fine for Copa celebration

Police in Bilbao have opened an inquiry into four Athletic Club players after the squad held an impromptu street party to celebrate their Copa del Rey win, the news agency EFE reported on Wednesday.

Athletic Club win Copa del Rey for first time in 40 years (0:53)
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Athletic Club win 1st Copa del Rey in 40 years

Athletic Club beat Mallorca 4-2 on penalties on Saturday to win their 24th Copa del Rey title and their first since 1984, ending a 40-year drought in a nerve-wracking final in Seville.

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Are LaLiga's best U21 stars at Real Madrid or Barcelona? (2:29)
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Is Alphonso Davies set for a move to Real Madrid? (2:18)
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Why Real Madrid are one of Europe's most inefficient spenders (1:47)
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Meet Mario Suarez and the rebuilding process of Atletico Madrid (3:05)
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Marcotti: Diaz a big pick up for Morocco (0:31)
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Athletic Bilbao blanks Atletico Madrid to advance in Copa del Rey (2:26)
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Williams bros. star as Bilbao reach Copa final

Brothers Inaki and Nico Williams scored to help Athletic Bilbao secure a 3-0 semi-final win over Atletico Madrid on Thursday and a 4-0 aggregate victory that sent the Basque side into their third Copa de Rey final in the last five years.

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Atleti prez says fans attacked before Copa semi

Atletico Madrid said one of its supporters was hospitalized with serious injuries amid fan trouble ahead of the team's Copa del Rey second-leg semifinal against Athletic Bilbao on Thursday.