Tag Archives: Seasonus Interruptus

The Strike Is Off And The Season Will Continue

14 May

la_liga_logoWhile we’re licking our wounds over yesterday’s defeat, at least that won’t be the last we see of our boys for the season.  Spain’s High Court ruled that the players’ strike was unlawful and in turn, the RFEF reversed the decision to suspend the season. So one huge ass power struggle down. Thanks for the stress, RFEF.

– Lozil

Sunday & Monday Catch Up

11 May

Satellite (5)Howdy all! Sorry I deserted you yesterday. I was off on a road trip to see the New York Cosmos with watishistas Shigs, mygypsyspirit, DK, SK and watisisto AS. We had a fun journey spent giggling over Mesut’s fashion drama (Me to MGS last night: “He looks like an Amish rent boy.”) and some impromptu awesome tailgating. Continue reading

The Power Struggle Continues…

8 May

no-soccerJust wanted to share an excellent article by Andy West who covers Spanish football for the BBC. He does a fantastic job of breaking down a very complicated  scenario and how it got to this point. He also goes into the impact on the lower tier clubs and players, many of whom have unpaid wages. He mentioned the very real possibility of FIFA involvment (::shudder::) and the impact on Spain overall. It’s a great read and Esteban Granero (among others) is quoted.

– Lozil

AFE Confirms Strike

7 May

AFE Striker PresserA number of La Liga first team captains including Iker & Sergio were on hand at the AFE’s presser today to confirm the strike. Continue reading

LFP Official Statement

7 May

la_liga_logoThe battle rages on. Real Madrid posted the LFP’s statement in English on their site. Continue reading

More On The RFEF Season Suspending Drama

7 May

Logo Football Spain - FCFThe drama continues as the Spanish government and the RFEF battle it out over TV rights and some new entities have entered the fray: the AFE (players union) and LFP (La Liga). Continue reading

Updated: The End Of The Season Is Coming Sooner Than We Thought

6 May

la_liga_logoWatishista mygypsyspirit just texted me this news: All Spanish domestic football games will be suspended as of May 16 due to a dispute with the government. Continue reading