Football: Agreement to end Italian strike

The agreement is, however, only believed to be a temporary one.


Afp September 04, 2011

ROME: Italy's footballers are set to sign an agreement with club presidents tomorrow to end the current strike and allow the domestic season to start on September 9, a source close to the players' union revealed. The agreement is, however, only believed to be a temporary one that will allow football to be played while the different parties continue to discuss the terms of a new labour agreement. The dispute has been ongoing since last November, and the opening weekend of the season was postponed after the strike was called.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 4th, 2011.

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