The third meeting between the two sides has not mustered the strike. The AFE requires a new collective agreement in which first the law of sport over the bankruptcy law to reach an agreement. Codina: Strike affects the competition, not to the workouts. The League of professional football (LFP) and the Association of Spanish footballers (AFE) have been meeting r this Saturday in search of an agreement which desconvoque the players strike that has prevented the start of the national championship this weekend. Both parties have continued negotiations at the headquarters of the AFE for about three hours, in the third meeting since the footballers Union announced a strike for the first two days of League on August 11. The boards of the two institutions have been headed by Jose Luis Astiazaran, President of the League, and Luis Rubiales, President of the EFA, although neither party has wanted to reveal the State of the negotiations.
It has been a very intense meeting, said Astiazaran. We are still working said Luis Gil, Manager of the AFE, who has declined to make more assessments. League and AFE will again meet next Monday, August 22 at 12: 00 hours at the headquarters of the League, with the aim of reaching an agreement that will allow the start of the National League Championship next weekend. The main disagreements between the two institutions lie in the current collective agreement, which, according to the AFE, does not provide sufficient guarantees of payment to players. 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. Codina recalls that the strike affects only the parties Jordi Codina, goalkeeper of Getafe, dndio the strike called by the Union of AFE footballers for the suspension of the first League match, although it was noted that this halt only affects the competition, not to the training, justifying the preparatory session that has taken Saturday his team.The truth is that strike is the suspension of the match of the first day of League, not the suspension of training, said footballer of the Getafe at press conference after exercise with the team. It is normal for playing us the competition that we are going to play, we must maintain the form and we couldn’t be the time that is unemployed, he explained Codina, who said that the main aim of the strike is solidarity with colleagues who do not charge so that this problem is resolved. Source of the news: LFP and AFE conclude another meeting without progress to discontinue football players strike