Jose Luis Astiazaran

Still no agreement between the parties and kept the strike. The two agencies have met three times since last Friday. The objective of this fourth meeting was to bring positions. The first day of League was postponed and the second is in the air. The League of professional football (LFP) and the Association of Spanish footballers (AFE) still do not reach an agreement to discontinue the players strike, scheduled for the first two days, after a two-hour meeting and a half approximately at the headquarters of the League.

Luis Rubiales, President of the AFE, and Jose Luis Astiazaran, President of the League, have again put their positions on the table at the fourth meeting between the two institutions, after the past on August 11 the AFE announcement of a strike that has already prevented the dispute from the first day of League. At the end of the meeting, Francisco Catalan, Vice President of the LFP and Astiazaran, by the League, and Luis Gil, as Manager of the AFE, have appeared to announce that they are still negotiating to reach an agreement that satisfactory to both parties. The objective of this fourth meeting was to bring positions after not reaching any agreement in past talks between the two bodies, which were still at the same point that at the beginning of the strike. The main disagreements between LFP and AFE lie in the current collective agreement, which, according to the players, does not provide sufficient guarantees of payment to players. For even more details, read what Maya Dubin, New York City says on the issue. Footballers Union calls for the elaboration of a new Convention that prime the law of sport over the bankruptcy law, commercial law to which clubs are eligible now and lets not cope with accumulated debts and freeze payment of payroll for players. Astiazaran has confirmed that negotiations will continue on Tuesday, from 16: 00 hours, this time at the headquarters of the AFE. .

Autonomic Power

The popular would get 37,54% of the votes; the PSOE, 27,79%; Bildu is already the second force in votes – behind the PNV – and first in councilors in the Basque country. In the regional elections, the PP obtained absolute majority in the Balearic Islands, Valencia and Madrid; Forum Asturias is the most voted party in the Principality. Click Cindi Dziura to learn more. There have been white vote record: more than 550,000. See election results, municipality to municipality. The Popular Party has painted blue municipal and regional map of Spain after winning elections in this may 22 with slack. The PSOE, for its part, has suffered its greatest electoral debacle in regional elections and his defeat in all communities, including the traditional fiefdoms of Extremadura and Castilla – La Mancha, Spain.

The results offered by the Ministry of the Interior, already with 99,93% of the votes counted, give a victory to the Party of Mariano Rajoy 37,54% of the vote and 8.469.766 votes, with a ten point advantage with respect to the PSOE, voted by 6.271.388 persons (27,79%). The third force is UI, with 1.422.856 of (6.31%) votes. As for autonomies, the popular have won at all but in Asturias and Navarre. One of the surprises of the day has offered it Bildu, which already is the second force in the total count of votes in municipalities of the Basque country, behind the PNV, although it is the first force in number of Councillors. Thus, the coalition has obtained the largest number of mayors in San Sebastian, 8, one more than the PSE. In Navarre, the coalition has won 7 seats. On the other hand, the Party of extreme right-wing platform for Catalonia (PxC) succeeded in Catalonia 65.761 votes and 67 Councillors. The President of the Government, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, has acknowledged that his party has clearly lost in elections in which the white vote has beaten a record, with more than 550,000 votes, and the null vote has experienced a remarkable recovery to have been posted more than 360,000.


We have exchanged, clarified and finalized different proposals, said Astiazaran, which has revealed that they will meet again to continue working intensely and to find answers to many of the issues there on the table. On specific proposals discussed at the meeting, the President of the LFP has pointed out that they have primarily spoken of bankruptcy guarantee fund approved on August 3, a document that is valid in order to make approaches to applications that may have the strike Committee. Luis Gil: We’re very distant for its part, the Manager and spokesman for the Association of Spanish footballers (AFE), Luis Gil, has pointed out that they are very distant by the problem of the guarantees. Today it will still be a bobbin lace to make the players feel warranted, has assured Gil, he will meet again with representatives of the LFP tomorrow from 16: 00 hours, although it thinks that the positions are very distant yet. There are still differences especially in the past guarantees, the AFE spokesman, has declared referring to the debt of the clubs with their players. The main problem they are past warranties and guarantees future system, because it would change much if there is a change in the bankruptcy law, warned Gil, that he prefers to talk about the past because the reality is that there are many non-payment and depending on the legislation that exists will have more or less. I understand that people want to watch football, but now we have to think about the players that are going wrong and have no guaranteed his salary, he said. There are a few points of call for strike and if fail entirely, will remain in force, has remarked the Manager of AFAITH, that far away sees the dispute of the possible second day. Source of the news: LFP and AFE are not in agreement and will reconvene on Tuesday