THE domestic football season will be allowed to continue after a strike by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) ended.

The RFEF reversed the decision to suspend all matches after a week, following a High Court ruled that the strike over televisions rights was unlawful.

Barcelona can now win La Liga on Sunday if they manage to beat current champions Atletico Madrid. Likew

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ise, the Copa del Rey final will also go ahead as planned on May 30.

The RFEF initially decided to strike after the government approved a law on April 30 which only rewarded the RFEF 4.5% of all revenue from televisions rights.

Currently all clubs negotiate rights individually, a policy which hugely favours Barcelona and Real Madrid.

The federation said that the legislation ‘has not resolved any of the problems gravely affecting soccer’ and as a result, called an ‘indefinite strike’.

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