By Jack Kinnersley For Mailonline
Published: 23:30 BST, 17 October 2019 | Updated: 23:31 BST, 17 October 2019
The Royal Spanish Football Federation has confirmed the El Clasico has been postponed.
The huge clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid was due to be played on October 26.
But La Liga fear a match with an estimated global TV audience of 650m viewers will be used as platform for protests against this week's Spanish Supreme Court sentencing of nine Catalan separatist leaders to prison terms of between nine and 13 years for their part in a referendum held in defiance of the Spanish Constitution in 2017 and a