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Canal Plus to pay LFP damages in ‘Gilets Jaunes’ case

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France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has won the latest round of an ongoing legal battle with pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus.

The case in question concerns the knock-on effects of the ‘Gilets Jaunes’ (‘Yellow Vests’) protests, which hit France in late 2018. The Vivendi-owned broadcaster took legal action in the Gilets Jaunes case in the middle of 2019 following a series of match postponements.

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