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football this weekend!!

August 25, 2011

The strike is over, which means we’ll get to see football this weekend!  The AFE has called off the strike scheduled for the second jornada of the Liga after reaching an agreement with the LFP, following their seventh meeting.  Real Madrid is scheduled to play Zaragoza at La Romareda on Sunday at 20h.

The first jornada game will be made up on Jan. 22 next year, as that weekend (Jan. 21-22) is scheduled to host the first game of the segunda vuelta (or jornada 20).  The games scheduled for that weekend have been shifted to the beginning of May.  This means that Madrid will be playing Athletic at home on Jan. 22 and at San Mamés on May 2.  Great, I have another five months to work on my plan to relieve Javi Martínez (!!!) and Iker Casillas of their shirts!  The only bad thing is that this game will now be in the winter, so I will most likely have to deal with underlayers as well.

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. manie permalink
    August 25, 2011 14:12

    I’m glad the players *hopefully* got the best terms possible. I’m so excited for the season!!

  2. jean permalink
    August 25, 2011 15:40

    Finalmente!

  3. August 25, 2011 17:17

    800 h de la manana aqui en San francisco, madridista tu blog en el primer lugar que me cuenta las noticias! gracias

  4. Alyssa permalink
    August 25, 2011 20:53

    Underlayers just test your commitment to the cause! I think you can do it! I have faith 🙂

  5. Cammy permalink
    August 26, 2011 00:51

    Hurray! I hope the players get payed.

  6. August 27, 2011 02:10

    Sooo happy to hear that. I hope the players requests were met!

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