The CSD expresses its support for AFE to improve the situation of footballers

first_imgHe Higher Sports Council (CSD) has expressed all its support to the Association of Spanish Footballers (AFE) in the face of reaching agreements to improve the situation of the players in the face of the health and economic crisis caused by the expansion of the coronavirus pandemic.CSD and AFE have jointly addressed a dialogue around the situation that soccer players are going through on COVID-19 and, specifically, those who may be “in greater difficulty due to their low income.”As Europa Press learned, the Director General of Sports of the Council, Mariano Soriano, has telephoned this Monday to the president of AFE, David Aganzo, and he reminded him that dialogue “is the best tool to reach agreements”.Thus, Mariano Soriano has asked for “a plus of generosity” to the different groups involved in the employment situation of soccer players to carry out agreements that “serve as a model” for other sports. “The Council will fully support this dialogue process,” Soriano told Aganzo. In the conversation between the CSD and the AFE, the impact of the extraordinary measures was also analyzed. that the Government has approved in economic matters to mitigate the effects of the pandemic, and that they also directly affect sport.In this sense, They have talked about the simplification of ERTE as a tool to avoid layoffs, especially in the case of athletes and workers with low incomes, and the lines of guarantees and credits made available to companies and the self-employed to alleviate the lack of liquidity caused by the stoppage of competitions.Also, CSD and AFE have valued in a “very positive” way the different solidarity initiatives that from the world of sport in general, and soccer in particular, they have emerged to support the fight against the pandemic, and they have decided to continue the dialogue to design solutions to this “so delicate” moment.last_img read more


first_imgA Donegal cyclist is being tipped to make a huge impact on the professional cycling circuit by none other than Irish cycling legend Sean Kelly.Ronan McLaughlin, who hails from Muff, has signed with Kelly’s An Post team and is looking to coming back to the roads of his native Donegal for the RAS this year.Team director Sean Kelly is full of praise for the hard working Donegal man and believes that he has what it takes to make a breakthrough this year. “Ronan is a huge talent and he works hard. He made a big improvement last year and is focused on progressing again this year,” said Kelly.“If he can make another improvement like he did last year and get himself in the right position at the finish of races I would be very surprised if he did not get the results he is capable of,” he added.For the full article see  CYCLING LEGEND SEAN KELLY TIPS DONEGAL MAN TO MAKE IT BIG was last modified: February 20th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:muffRONAN MCLAUGHLINSean Kellywww.irishprocycling.comlast_img read more