La Liga Clubs Tell Mediapro To Pay Up If They Want To Continue Broadcasting
La Liga clubs have voted that Mediapro not be allowed inside stadiums to broadcast matches until they pay $25M owed to four clubs, according to INFOBAE.com. The broadcaster of La Liga games owes money to: Real Sociedad $16.24M, Athletic Bilbao $5M, Espanyol and Zaragoza. The amount owed to the last two teams was not revealed. The leaders of the the La Liga clubs present at the meeting voted 13-7 in favor of sanctioning Mediapro. However, Real Madrid and Barcelona, along with Levante and Sporting Gijon, decided to challenge this outcome because in their case, they believe Mediapro met the terms of the contract (INFOBAE.com, 6/13).