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15 Spanish players have resigned from the women’s national team in protest against head coach, Jorge Vilda, who they say has created a toxic culture & is affecting performance and mental health. RFEF refute claims calling situation “unprecedented in the history of football.”

Manchester United’s Ona Batlle is amongst the 15. Alexia Putellas is not despite verbally voicing her concerns earlier in the month directly to Luis Rubiales.

The full 15 who have resigned: Ainhoa Vicente (Atleti) Lola Gallardo (Atleti) Sandra Paños (Barca) Mapi León (Barca) Claudia Pina (Barca) Aitana Bonmatí (Barca) Mariona Caldentey (Barca) Patri Guijarro (Barca)

Andrea Pereira (Club America) Leila Ouahabi (Man City) Laia Alexandri (Man City) Lucia García (Man United) Ona Batlle (Man United) Amaiur Sarriegui (Sociedad) Nerea Eizagirre (Sociedad)

Ben Jacobs

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