Medina Cantalejo was a fine referee in his day and replaces another solid match official, Velasco Carballo as head of the Spanish referee board.
Villarreal beat Man Utd to win the Europa League and finally lift major silverware. Alfredo Relaño takes a look at the success of the small-town club..
Alfredo Relaño says ‘Bravo Villarreal!’ for making it to the final of the Europa League and saving Spanish football’s pride. They play Manchester United.
Alfredo Relaño bemoans match officials' failure to implement the VAR system only to avoid major miscarriages of justices.
Spanish referees have an expression that has been passed down to the current generation of match officials: "You're not a fully fledged ref. until you've been hit by the Real Madrid juggernaut".
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