FC BarcelonaTOThe Board proposes it and will have to approve it the compromisarios partners
ANDlBarcelona, in the ordinary meeting held today, has decided, among other measures, to cancel the distinctions granted to Franco, as announced by his spokesmanJosep Vives. We are talking about a commemorative gold medal for the opening of thePalau Blaugrana(the one from 1971) and a gold medal from the clubrequirement of the authoritiesof the time (the 1974).
The manager also insisted that the club does not fear that theReal Madridhave cut distances in the table and there is peace of mind with the state ofLeo Messi. He has also defended the implementation of the VAR.
"The Board has approved the request for withdrawal of the formal distinctions to General Francisco Franco in 1971 and 1974 and all the honorary effects." The compromisers must approve it, it is a request, for years, of the subscribers and followers. in no act that had been distinguished, but there were graphic proofs that showed it and that is why we have taken this decision, but the decision is of the Assembly of Committees. "
"The club has always been clear, the resolution of the conflict must be political and must go through the dialogue and never through a judicial process, and we are against the preventive prison, just as we consider the preventive detention of Sandro Rosell unjust".
"We agree with the VAR, we were the promoters, our president said that we had to help the referees with the technology, and we are coherent, sometimes a review will favor us and sometimes we will not, but we are in a period of filming. We are going to improve the system We are in favor of the VAR We are not going to generate controversy with the VAR We are serious and consistent The VAR benefits the soccer, it does not harm anyone ".
"We do not talk about sporting issues, but we are very happy with Coutinho's attitude and professionalism, with its quality, involvement and human quality, giving us more things than it has already given us, in a decisive stage of the season."
"We do not discuss extra-sports issues of a player, it's not a matter of comment."
"There was a Greek thinker who said that fear makes us see things worse than they are, there is only illusion, hope, self-demand, if we want to be a winning club and we want to lead world football, we can not do it from fear. From the courage and the ambition, we are leaders to six points of the second, we have to keep working, the league is very long but we are well, in a privileged situation, there is no fear, we have to work to continue in this position ".
"There is no concern with Messi, there is a serious work in the sports area, with a dense calendar, we will arrive in good condition to the decisive stage, the work is rigorous and the team will face the decisive stage of the season with guarantees. there have been some games without Leo and the team has been good, there is no obsessive concern about this issue, we want everyone to get well, also the Leo, to the decisive stage ".
"Those of us who have lived through this process know what has happened and we have clear transparency, honesty and suffering, there was a thorough control of the protocol, there is no shadow of suspicion, it is inhumane and unjust to add this suffering".
"We want the attendance to be maximum."