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Barça wins the first judicial battle for the rights of Liga Iberdrola

Published:10/10/2019 - 12:36h

Updated:10/10/2019 - 12:36h

The Court of First Instance 47 of Barcelona has refused the measures requested by Mediapro, after Barça TV issued the Barcelona-Atlético (6-1) of the past 21 September played in the Estadi Johan Cruyff

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After Mediapro requested measured cautelares in search of a sanction for the FC Barcelona and for Josep Maria Bartomeu, the Barcelona club has gone out victorious of the first judicial battle. The Court of First Instance 47 of Barcelona has decreed the nullity of the performances made after the measures requested by Mediapro, what means that the club could follow issuing through 'Barça TV' the parties that play in the Estadi Johan Cruyff, protecting in the right of sand.

The conflict began as a result of that 'Barça TV' issued, during the past 21 September, the FC Barcelona-Athletic contested in the Estadi Johan Cruyff, and corresponding to the League Iberdrola. The entity culé, that celebrates the determination of the Court of First Instance 47, has informed in a communiqué that "in relation with the measures cautelares requested by Mediapro to prevent to the FC Barcelona, on 21 September past, the transmission of the party of the League Iberdrola between our feminine team and the Athletic of Madrid, the Court of First Instance 47 of Barcelona, accepting the arguments of the FC Barcelona, has decreed that the competent jurisdiction are the Mercantile Courts (and no Civil) of Barcelona".

Like this the things, "the resolution supposes also declare the nullity of right plenary of all the performances made to date like consequence of the adoption of these measures, by what the FC Barcelona reserves the right to interpose the corresponding demand in claim of the damages and damages that have caused him ", continues the Barcelona communiqué.

The FC Barcelona has won already the first round juficial by the dispute of the television rights, and from now only will remain him expect to the next legal steps that could take place along the coming months.

'Barça TV' will be able to follow issuing parties

Until then, the club could follow issuing by 'Barça TV' the parties of the League Iberdrola that the team of Lluís Cortés play home, receiving to the right of sand although the rights of the rival team are of Mediapro. In this sense, all the clubs of the competition except the Athletic of Bilbao, the Madrid CFF, the CD Heel and the Seville, signed an agreement with the Association of Clubs of Feminine Football, that sold his rights to Mediapro.

It will be necessary to see which are the next movements in the judicial case, but for the moment the FC Barcelona and Josep Maria Bartomeu can breathe calm. And the team of Lluís Cortés, without so much external noise, will be able to centre only in what better knows to do: win parties.

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