LALIGA ACCEPTS THE MEASURE AND AWAITS THE CJEU
Setback to UEFA! Barça and Madrid cannot be punished for continuing with the Super League
Published:31/01/2023 - 22:26h
Updated:31/01/2023 - 22:26h
The Super League does not stop being subject to rulings and sentences of the ordinary justice in the attempt of the clubs to be able to continue with the project, demonstrating that from the side of UEFA there is a monopoly to create club tournaments
The Provincial Audience of Madrid has estimated the resource of Appeal against the Mercantile Court number 17 and desestimó the opposition of the UEFA in a conclusive failure in favour of the Superliga. In the sentence, as it has reviewed this Tuesday the Spanish press, the magistrates of the court ensure that "the FIFA and UEFA can not justify his behaviour anticompetitiva as if they went the only depository of determinate European values".
Equally the judges add that "in sight of the indications that have put to our scope, does not seem us that the way of behaviour of the sued can justify like a protection of the general interests of the European football, but what warn is a performance that gathers all the characteristics of an injustificable abuse by who has a position of command".
The dictamen of the judges of Provincial Audience of Madrid loads also against the presumptive capacity of the UEFA to hit with the economic distribution generated by his competitions: "Besides, neither we can give of course in this formality cautelar that the mechanism of distribution of profits that employ FIFA and UEFA, that does not come him marked neither controlled by an independent public regulator, constitute necessarily the best of the possible for the general interests of the sport".
22 Sports Management, the company created to promote the creation of the Superliga European, has received "with satisfaction" the decision of the Provincial Audience Civilian of Madrid to reactivate the measures cautelares that prevent to FIFA and to UEFA establish sanctions against the members of said competition, and has showed his intention to "follow having a conversation" in some free "surroundings of threats and other measures obstruccionistas".
"We receive with satisfaction the fact that this judicial decision allow to To22 continue freely the project to create a new and thrilling European competition of football", signalled the CEO of To22 Sports Management, Bernd Reichart. Besides, it stands out that the car confirms that "the position of monopoly of the UEFA can not use for presionar or loom to clubs, players or desirous companies of innovar".
LaLiga Accepts the sentence, but wait to the TJUE
"In the day of today, has notified to LaLiga the Car of the Provincial Audience of Madrid, of date 30 January 2023, by which estimates the resource of appeal of European Superleague Company ("ESLC") against the upraising of the measure cautelar adopted by the Court of the Mercantile of Madrid in April of 2021. LaLiga, as it splits interested in this procedure, accepts this pronouncement cautelar but looks forward to the resolution of the main procedure in the Court of the Mercantile of Madrid once know the sentence of the Court of Justice of the European Union ("TJUE")", stands out part of the communiqué of the patronal.