Official: Real Madrid’s Board of Directors approve creation of women’s team

26 Jun 2019
real-madrid-directors-board-approve-women-football-launch

Real Madrid will officially have a women’s team after agreeing to buy recently promoted CD Tacon, a decision that was ratified by the club’s Board of Directors on Tuesday afternoon, but Real Madrid‘s name will not be in LaLiga Iberdrola next season.

Instead, they will start their women’s team from July 1, 2020. During the 2019/20 campaign, CD Tacon will train and play their games at ValdebebasLos Blancos‘ training ground, while they transition into becoming Real Madrid from the following season.

President Florentino Perez put the proposal forward to the Board of Directors and, although there were some who advocated starting from scratch, the idea behind having a side in LaLiga Iberdrola – the women’s top flight in Spain – will finally come to fruition from next summer.

Having received approval from the Board of Directors, Los Blancos will now need the go ahead from the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF).

“In all cases, mergers and takeovers will require the agreement, in this regard, of their respective General Assemblies, and it may only be formalized at the end of a season, to take effect from the following [campaign],” reads point six of the General Rules of the RFEF to make the takeover effective.

In Madrid, they are already making plans for their women’s team, but they do not want to rush anything in order to avoid setbacks. Their proposal, thus far, has received a good response among its members and the football world in general.

Next Match

Valencia vs Real Madrid (On time)

POLL

Should Real Madrid include Vinicius in Mbappe transfer deal?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
TOP SCORERS
Leo Messi 23 Goals Barcelona
Karim Benzema 21 Goals Real Madrid
Gerard Moreno 20 Goals Villarreal
L. Suárez 19 Goals Atlético Madrid
Youssef En-nesyri 16 Goals Sevilla
Lewandowski 10 Goals Bayern Munich
Haaland 8 Goals RB Salzburg
Harry Kane 6 Goals Tottenham Hotspur
Son Heung-min 5 Goals Tottenham Hotspur
Sterling 5 Goals Manchester City
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER