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. .