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Spanish football is in over the suspension of all games in the from May 16. The final, championship-deciding of matches in La Liga may not go ahead. This is of a dispute between the Spanish football and TV companies over TV . The suspension could affect 600,000 football players and 30,000 . It has come at a bad for La Liga as Barcelona lead rivals Real Madrid by just two points, with three games left. The Spanish Cup final is also under . Officials say there is still for all parties to settle their disagreement.

The dispute is over a new from the Spanish government that makes all teams bargain together over TV rights. , the country's top two teams are allowed to make their deals with TV companies. This means half of all TV goes to Barcelona and Real Madrid. The Spanish said the government lacked for interfering in football. It complained it was not consulted on the new TV rights law. In another , the players' union has threatened to strike for being excluded from the .

 
 

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