Spanish Primera Liga

Player strike to disrupt Spanish season

August 11, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
The Spanish professional footballers' union (AFE) has announced they will go on strike and delay the start of the new La Liga season in a row over a wage guarantee fund.

• La Liga season faces delay

AFE said on Thursday that Spanish first and second division fixtures will be affected for the first two weekends of the 2011-12 league season.

"We are unanimous and firm in our decision to call a strike," AFE president Luis Rubiales said. "The league will not ...

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