Bayern ends TV dispute with DFL

May 9, 2003
BERLIN -- Bayern Munich and the German Football League (DFL) issued a joint statement on Friday to say their row over a controversial marketing deal was over.

Germany's biggest club and the country's soccer authorities had been at loggerheads for weeks over a secret contract between Bayern and the troubled KirchMedia group.

Under the deal, struck before Bundesliga right-holders KirchMedia filed for insolvency last year, Bayern collected 21.5 million euros ($24.70 million) for ...

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