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Spanish court cancels club strike over TV rights deal

Friday 15 May 2015 | 08:41 CET | News
Spain's national high court has ordered that an imminent strike against the new collective TV rights deal called by the country's football federation (RFEF) and players' union is illegal. The strike was due to take place before the end of the current season, affecting the final two match days in La Liga, Spain's top-tier league, as well as the Spanish cup final. At the preliminary hearing in Madrid, the high court ruled in favour of the Spanish Football League (LFP), suspending the strike but asking the LFP to deposit a EUR 5 million bond as a condition of the suspension. The RFEF called the

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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