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about LFP

La Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LFP)

The Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LFP) was founded on the 26th of July 1984. It is a sports association made up of all the public limited sports companies and football clubs in the First and Second Division that participate in official professional competitions on a national scale.

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The LFP forms part of the Real Federación Española de Fútbol but has legal autonomy in its organisation and functioning. It is responsible for the organisation of state football leagues, always in coordination with RFEF.Currently, the Liga de Fútbol Profesional is formed by a total of 42 teams: 20 in the First Division and 22 in the Second Division.Its head office is located at: C/ Hernández de Tejada, 10; 28027 Madrid (Spain);
TLF: +34 91 205 50 00; FAX: +34 91 408 08 28

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The Fundación del Fútbol Profesional is the body through which the Liga de Fútbol Profesional affects its social corporate responsibility, running formative and social initiatives.It was established in 1993 as a private cultural entity, as an initiative of the Board of Directors of the Liga de Fútbol Profesional by unanimous agreement, it is a non-profit organisation with separate legal personality and complete functional autonomy.

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It is audited annually and presents the results of the audits to its Board of Trustees and to the Foundations Authority of the Ministry of Education, and they are published in the LFP Board Report.The prime purpose of the Fundación del Fútbol Profesional is the promotion, advancement and development of and research into general cultural activities, and in particular, those relating to leisure and the sport of football.

The Fundación may establish the timely and necessary collaboration with any persons or entities who are also involved in the promotion of culture, in the broadest sense of the term, as long as it is related to the world of football, professional or not.

History

The Primera División de España was first held in 1928-29, when FC. Barcelona became the first team to be crowned Champion. Until then, Spanish football was organised around the Championship of Spain.The first seasons were played between the first champions and runners-up of the Championship of Spain. In the 1934-35 season the number of teams was increased to 12.

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The LFP was established in the 1984-85 season. Until then the Campeonato Nacional de Liga was organised and run by the RFEF. Since then, the Liga de Fútbol Profesional has been responsible for organising and managing national competitions, and is made up of all the football clubs which compete in them.The first Board of Directors of the LFP assumed charge on the 30th of December 1983, but it was not until the 26th of July 1984 when the statutes were approved and the Liga de Fútbol Profesional was officially established.

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History
Real Madrid
32
F.C. Barcelona
22
Atlético de Madrid
10
Athletic Club
8
Valencia
6
Real Sociedad
2
R.C. Deportivo de la Coruña
1
Sevilla
1
Real Betis
1
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Presidents
JAVIER TEBAS MEDRANO, (San José, Costa Rica; 31st of July 1962). President of the LFP since April 2013. In 1993 he became President of Sociedad Deportiva Huesca, a position he filled until 1998. In 2001 he became Vice President of the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional. In 2003 he was chosen as a representative of the G-30 group, which is formed by 30 clubs from the First and Second Divisions for the joint negotiation of audiovisual rights. On the 15th of February 2013 he stood in the LFP elections and was named President on the 26th of April, as a sole candidate and with the vote of 32 of the eligible 42 clubs.
2004-2005 y 2005-2013: JOSÉ LUIS ASTIAZARÁN, Mexico City, Mexico; 31 October 1963). A lawyer with ties to the world of football, he was president of Real Sociedad between 2001 and 2005, the year in which he provisionally became the chief of the LFP until elections were held. In July 2005 a ballot was held and Astiazarán was proclaimed president with 39 of the 42 member clubs of the Liga de Fútbol Profesional giving him their vote.
2005: CARLOS DEL CAMPO, current Legal Director of the Liga de Fútbol Profesional, he was Interim President until the completion of elections in 2005.
2005: GUILLERMO CABELLO VALERO, occupied the position provisionally until elections were held in 2005. He was Second Vice President to José Luis Astiazarán and president of Terrasa FC. When his club was relegated to the Segunda División B he felt he had to leave his position as Interim President of the LFP.
2001-2004: PEDRO TOMÁS MARQUÉS, (Barcelona, Spain; 13th of October 1949). A lawyer and a member of the board of directors of RCD Espanyol, he was president of the LFP for three years. He is currently president of UEFA's Appeals Committee.
1984-2001: ANTONIO BARÓ ARMENGOL, (Tarragona, Spain; 26th of July 1931 – 11 of February 2001). President of the Reial Club Deportiu Espanyol de Barcelona between 1982 and 1989. He succeeded Vega-Arango in the position of president of the LFP in 1984 and remained there until he passed away in 2001.
1983-1984: MANUEL VEGA-ARANGO ALVARÉ, (Luanco, Asturias; 17th August 1938). He became president of Sporting de Gijón in 1977 keeping the position for nine years. In 2002 he returned to preside over the Club, until the 21st of June 2013. He was the first president of the Liga de Fútbol Profesional and participated in its creation.
Annual Reports

You can view the Liga de Futbol Profesional's annual reports in the following section starting with the 1998/1999 season until the present.

2012-2013 Annual Report
2011-2012 Annual Report
2010-2011 Annual Report
2009-2010 Annual Report
2008-2009 Annual Report
2007-2008 Annual Report
2006-2007 Annual Report
2005-2006 Annual Report
2004-2005 Annual Report
2003-2004 Annual Report
2002-2003 Annual Report
2001-2002 Annual Report
2000-2001 Annual Report
1999-2000 Annual Report
1998-1999 Annual Report