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The Girondins relegated: Lopez denounces an "unfair, unacceptable and incomprehensible decision"


The Bordeaux leader announces that the club with the scapular has "decided to appeal against this unfair decision", namely the administrative demotion of the Girondins to National 1.

Relegated admiringly by the financial policeman of French football in mid-June, the Girondins saw their appeal rejected on Tuesday by the appeal committee of the French Football Federation (FFF).

Cold shower.

The anger is just as much for Gérard Lopez, the Bordeaux president.

This unjust decision is unacceptable and incomprehensible.

“The former boss of Losc promises, in a press release, not to give up: “

I say it very clearly this evening to the supporters, to the people of Bordeaux, and to all those who have marine and white blood: I will fight until the end. end and that is why we have decided to appeal against this iniquitous decision


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In the meantime, the specter of liquidation and bankruptcy hangs over the Matmut Atlantique.

Disaster scenario for the club with six French championship titles.

In "


", the club nevertheless claims to have responded "

point by point to the expectations expressed by the commission at first instance

", with the prospect of presenting the "

highest budget in Ligue 2


With this decision, the FFF Appeals Committee jeopardizes the survival of the club

Press release from the Girondins

An agreement for a "

total financing of more than €40 million

" as detailed: "

A strong re-engagement of the shareholders through a recapitalization of the club despite the context, a significant restructuring of the club's financial debt granted by the creditors, a postponement and a rescheduling of rents for the stadium, granted by Bordeaux Métropole, a cash line made available to the Club to pre-finance its goal of selling players


Obviously, that was not enough to convince the authorities…”

With this decision, the FFF Appeals Committee jeopardizes the survival of the club, with disastrous consequences for the entire local ecosystem: employees, supporters, service providers, volunteers, students of the training center, stadium operators, and many others

”, still denounce the Girondins, more than ever on the edge of the abyss.

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2022-07-05

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