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Granada go for broke in La Liga
Cash-strapped promoted club face battle to stay in Primera Division as La Liga players strike overshadows season.
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2011 13:32


The Spanish players union and the league are due to meet again on Friday for last minute talks, to try and avert a two-week strike.

The two sides have so far failed to agree on an emergency fund to cover player wages when a club goes into financial administration.

The season is due to begin on Saturday, but six top-flight teams are already broke - including newly promoted Granada.

As Matt Rumsey found out, they're facing a tough task to make an impression on their return to La Liga.

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Al Jazeera
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