Deferred strike, the Spanish League Road Continues
Madrid – Spanish High Court granted the petition filed by the Professional Football League (LFP) said they reject the strike competitions. Thus, La Liga will keep to the timetable that has been set.
Spanish Professional Players Association (AFE) has threatened to go on strike from 16 May because it is not satisfied with the new legislation related to the distribution of television rights. The threat had the support of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF).
However, the strike was met with resistance from the LFP who then apply for postponement. Petitions from LFP is then granted by the High Court of Spain, on Thursday (14/05/2015).
Following the decision of the High Court of Spain, RFEF also withdraw its support for continuing the strike.
“Considering today’s High Court order, the Spanish Football Federation to cancel the strike, so the competition could be played as scheduled originally,” the statement on the official website of the RFEF as quoted by Reuters.
Thus, La Liga competition can continue the remaining two weeks. Copa del Rey final between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao can also be played.
In La Liga Jornada 37th this weekend, Barca lead the table a chance to lock up the title at home to Atletico Madrid. If you can win at the Vicente Calderon, the Blaugrana will certainly emerge as champions since the number of points can no longer chased by Real Madrid.