The feud between the Spanish Football Association, La Liga, and the Spanish football union, AFE, over TV rights has been suspended.
A Spanish court siting in Madrid, Thursday, suspended the planned strike by footballers in protest against a new TV rights law, which threatened to shut down the country’s top league at the weekend.
The strike threatened to disrupt the final two match days in La Liga because AFE was unhappy with the new law mandating collective bargaining for the sale of television rights.
That incited a challenge by the LFP who argued the action was illegal.
After Wednesday’s preliminary hearing in Madrid, the Spanish high court ruled in favour of the LFP.
Barcelona lead the La Liga standings by four points over their closest rival Real Madrid.
On Sunday, Barcelona will travel to the Vicente Calderon to face Atletico Madrid, third on the league table and Real Madrid will be facing another Catalan club, Espanyol, in Barcelona.
FC Barcelona could clinch the league title if on Sunday if they win against A. Madrid with just one game to go.
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