Real Madrid Feminino launched

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Real Madrid finally have a women’s team to play under their banner, with the name-change now ratified following the takeover of Club Deportivo Tacón.

Tacón finished tenth in a 16-strong Primera Division in 2019-20, with the league being expanded to 18 teams for the forthcoming campaign.

The merger with the Spanish top-flight side sees Los Blancos field a women’s team for the first time, with Ciudad Real Madrid hosting their matches and training sessions.

Their women’s soccer academy will be made up of senior, youth and cadet sides, with the emphasis on ‘detecting, training and developing young talent.’

Real Madrid said it ‘is looking forward to this new challenge with the commitment of promoting women’s football and contributing to its development and growth in our society.’

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