Spanish courts agree to investigate Barcelona corruption case

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By Sean Walsh Spanish courts have agreed to investigate allegations of ‘continuous sporting corruption’ against Barcelona after prosecutors filed charges last week. Barcelona have been accused of making payments to former vice president of the refereeing committee, Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira, in exchange for information about match officials and their potential appointments. Negreira, a former La Liga referee himself, is alleged to have received roughly €7m from Barça between 2001 and 2018 in exchange for this information by way of detailed reports and video analysis. READ NEXT While current…

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