“We get a sanction proposed for not something we have done”, said Dieter Penninckx, the majority shareholder of KV Mechelen, in a press release. “We are amazed at the requested sanction by the bondsparket because we know that we as a club are innocent”, it sounds still.
KV Mechelen went to consult with his lawyers and that, to conclude, all the same, the club. “One wants a relegation from 1A to 1B, which, according to our reading of the bondsreglement is not possible,” said Penninckx. “That speaks of all sorts of possible penalties, but for degradation, the claim submitted before 15 June of the season of the alleged attempt or act of competitievervalsing, so for June 15, 2018. That have us different lawyers confirmed.”
One wants a relegation from 1A to 1B, which, according to our reading of the bondsreglement is not possiblethe majority Shareholder Dieter Penninckx
“We are convinced that the Dispute is to Appeal to our innocence as a club will understand and will act according to the bondsreglement.”Waasland-Beveren are considering legal action due to damages suffered
Waasland-Beveren is considering legal action to have the ago operational, financial and reputation damage to stories. Reported that the Waaslanders, after the public prosecutor's office of the Royal Belgian Football association (belgian football association) had decided to give them to prosecute because of possible match fixing in the degradatiestrijd of last season.
The disciplinary investigation of the commission of inquiry embraced the matches KV Mechelen/Waasland-Beveren and Eupen/Mouscron on the slotspeeldag of last season in the Jupiler Pro League. Eupen and Mouscron are not prosecuted, but KV Mechelen and Waasland-Beveren. The Waaslanders would have denied the obligation to report, and risk now relegated to 1B and would have to start with a puntenhandicap of six points.
“Waasland-Beveren is complete with been simply paralyzed after the claims of the bondsparket in the case of matchfixing. The club and its directors have always acted correctly and there is at no time neither active nor passive, participated in competitievervalsing. There is no existing evidence that shows the contrary, so that everyone within the club dismayed over the fact that a sanction is required”, it sounds in a press release.
Not only Waasland-Beveren, but also chairman Dirk george chapman, vice-chairman Jozef Van Remoortel, CFO Olivier Swolfs and board member Walter Clippeleyr need for the arbitration committee to Appeal to explain their involvement. “The club continues for the full one hundred percent behind the drivers and still has great faith in the proper jurisdiction of the independent arbitration board. Justice will come to pass, because this club is not guilty of competitievervalsing”, says the.
Waasland-Beveren will look at what steps can be taken to the damage suffered by your stories. “The reputation damage, operational damage and financial loss that the club is currently suffering through a mediated after all process, in which the club is innocent, is not to be overlooked. We are swept up in a story in which we are victims. The club will therefore consider further steps to take.”