Football: Spanish federation sells starting place for third league
The Spanish Football Federation RFEF sells a place in the third division. For a total of 452,022 euros this is to have. The deadline is until Thursday. If more than one club deposits the money, the sports results from the previous season are the selection criterion.
The association responded to the renewed descent of the CF Reus. The Catalan club was penalized last season for financial problems from the second division to the third division. Since the club but could not deposit a guarantee required until July 17, followed by another transfer to the fourth division. In the Segunda División B is now a place free.
If no association pays the sum, a kind of discount action begins: In the following 48 hours the demanded sum is halved. If no club is found then the amount will be reduced by half. In a possible final step, the RFEF would award the starting position free of charge and solely on the basis of sporting criteria.