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Spanish football clubs to strike over TV rights deal

Thursday 7 May 2015 | 09:04 CET | News
The Spanish football federation (RFEF) has announced that all domestic games will be indefinitely suspended from 16 May over disagreements with the government on a number of issues, above all the new law on collective bargaining for TV rights passed last week. The strike would affect the final two match days in La Liga, Spain's top-tier league, as well as the Spanish cup final. The federation's move comes after the introduction of a Royal Decree that paves the way for a UK-style collective bargaining for TV rights before the start of the 2016-17 season. The new deal will bring to an end a

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediapro / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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