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Spanish CSD President Miguel Cardenal Calls For Collaboration On Real Decreto

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 22 / 15

Spanish Superior Sports Council President Miguel Cardenal addressed the "Real Decreto that would regulate the centralized sale of TV rights," according to Juan Jiménez of AS. Cardenal: "It is not a problem of personal relationships. The CSD and the RFEF [Spanish Football Federation] should co...

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