As mentioned, at the basis of the stop is the waiting for the judgments of the local courts. That of Madrid, last April 20, he ordered a precautionary sentence that avoids sanctions against clubs belonging to the Super League on the part of UEFA. The first judgment is what the European Court of Justice, called to express itself precisely on the request by the Spanish courts of to understand I know it federation has one dominant position and a monopoly in football.
All this happens after the Swiss justice ha notified to Uefa and Fifa on prohibition of sanctions before a judgment of the ordinary courts. The other nine companies that had initially joined the private competition had in fact found a agreement with UEFA behind the payment of a fine. A decision was expected before the Europeans and instead everything is blocked.
“UEFA acknowledges that the decision to temporarily suspend the proceedings was taken by the appeal body – continues the federation note – following the formal notification made to UEFA by the competent Swiss authorities. Relying on the court order, the three clubs mentioned sought to protect themselves from potential consequences disciplinary related to the Superlega project “.
But the counterattack was immediate: “We understand why disciplinary proceedings must be suspended for the moment – says UEFA – but we remain confident and we will continue to defend our position in all relevant jurisdictions. The legitimacy of sporting disciplinary proceedings, with the right of appeal to the Sports Arbitration Tribunal, has long been recognized as essential for administration uniform of justice in sport. UEFA will take all necessary measures in strict compliance with national and EU law so that the Appeals Commission is able to resume the disciplinary proceedings as soon as possible “.