Spanish FA Announces ‘Unprecedented’ Mass Women’s Player Resignations

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Sports Illustrated

By Madison Williams 15 Spanish players emailed the federation to claim the negative impact on their mental health and “emotional state” brought by their coach. View the original article to see embedded media. The Royal Spanish Football Federation announced on Thursday that 15 players from Spain’s women’s senior soccer team emailed the RFEF asking to resign from the national team. The reasoning for these players’ decisions is that they feel their mental health and “emotional state” are being affected negatively by coach Jorge Vilda. The 15 women claim they won’t return to the team unless he ste…

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