MVV deletes event in Geusselt after wanordelijkheden
MVV deletes a public event of Sunday in their own Stadium de Geusselt. The club from Maastricht wanted to own supporters on a large screen in the decisive play-off for promotion against Roda JC, but has, in consultation with the mayor and police decided the stadium closed.
“It is very sad, but we can put the safety of our supporters around this event, not to guarantee”, explained managing director Paul Penders MVV.
MVV plays Sunday in Kerkrade, the return against Roda. The first match ended in 0-0. The match was almost a half hour of quiet after supporters during the rest of the field entered, and but difficult to control had to keep.
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Roda JC is pointing with the finger to the streekgenoot. “We consider it necessary to respond, because the supporters of Roda JC co-responsible for the wanordelijkheden during this competition,” writes the club from Kerkrade on his website. “We are of the opinion that this injustice is done to the reality.”
According to Roda JC were many supporters of MVV against the appointment in the canal in front of the grandstands. Understand that was next Roda “the fire” for the riots.
“Of course, is the reaction of the supporters of our side also not approve, as we hereby disassociate ourselves from any form of violence. However, we would like to stress that the instigators of the riots are clearly not supporters of the club.”
“The fact that people in the field entered, or not recognizable, then again just could go back to their spot in our eyes, incomprehensible and smacks not of an appropriate way of acting.”
The return in Kerkrade begins Sunday at 14.30.
Summary play-off European soccer and promotion/relegation