‘We want to play, but the CBA must be signed first’
The start of the new Serie A season last weekend was postponed due to a strike of all footballers. Damiano Tommasi (president of the players’ association) and Gianluigi Buffon (goalkeeper of Juventus) defend the strike action.
Players given doping caution through fault by club
A strange incident in Belgium. Almost all the players of Club Brugge have received an official caution because they have all missed a doping test. This appears to be the fault of the club management.
Colombia is angry: clubs play despite nonpayment
The Colombian trade union for footballers is very annoyed about the lack of decisiveness by the football authorities. 9 clubs that are known as nonpayers started the season, and that is in violation of an agreement reached recently.
Italian footballers have the full support of FIFPro
FIFPro, the worldwide representative organization for all professional players, fully supports the Italian footballers in the Serie A who decided to go on strike this weekend because the League refuses to sign the CBA.
Italian footballers fight for their rights and strike
Uno sciopero in Italia. The professional footballers in the Serie A have decided to go on strike this weekend. The last negotiations on Thursday could not convince the players to start the championship this weekend.
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