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Spanish Team Boycotts Copa Del Rey

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After promises to be paid for the last two months weren’t kept, Racing Santander boycotted their match vs Real Sociedad.

The Racing players released a joint statement on Monday announcing they would boycott the quarter-final second leg unless president Angel Lavin and his board stepped down.

That did not happen prior to kick-off and, although the home players turned up and completed their warm-up on Thursday, when the first whistle blew it soon became evident there would not be a contest.

Read More: irishtimes.com

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