Strike could delay Spanish league start
BARCELONA, Spain -- The start to the Spanish league soccer season looks increasingly likely to be delayed after the league and players failed to agree to a deal to avoid a work stoppage.
The Association of Spanish Football Players (AFE) said athletes will not play in Saturday's first round unless a collective bargaining agreement is signed beforehand. The AFE and the league (LFP) met Wednesday but could not agree to a deal to guarantee payment of player salaries, the main sticking point.
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