LA PILOTA – Arouca responds to the Chamber: “Narcissistic, pedantic and authoritarian attitudes” (Arouca)

“It was with nice shock and indignation that Futebol Clube de Arouca, SDUQ Lda turned conscious of the content material of the assertion made right this moment by the Arouca City Council.” This is how Arouca’s lengthy assertion begins, with 22 factors, in response to this Wednesday’s controversy (see related information).

It is recalled that the Arouca City Council issued a press release through which it said that it was “compelled to name the GNR to the Municipal Stadium”, which is its property, “to reduce the padlocks that prevented entry to the ‘municipal infrastructure parking’, parking. which will likely be used as a car parking zone for the Feira das Colheitas.

According to the city corridor, the Arouca officers had already “threatened” to shut the stadium’s doorways, to forestall entry, if the municipality didn’t perform any of the required works, and the risk was put into observe. A state of affairs deserving of “vehement repudiation” by the City Council, which in the last a part of the identical assertion clarifies the lease contract for the stadium.

Now Arouca assures that the City Council’s assertion “willfully distorts the reported details because it makes offensive issues and imputations of the suitability and consideration of the leaders of FC Arouca”.

“We see ourselves, subsequently, towards our will, compelled to exit to the public to make clear the fact of the details”, may be learn in the be aware, which reminds that “though the municipality owns the stadium, it isn’t in full possession of the proprietor’s rights, being encumbered with the proper of use at the membership”.

Arouca additionally accuses the municipality of “lack of dialogue”, makes a chronology of the occasions and explains its causes and additionally the challenge of the demand for works that’s talked about in the metropolis council’s assertion.

And the last a part of the assertion is especially harsh: “We reiterate our indignation at the narcissistic, pedantic and authoritarian attitudes of the municipality.”

Declaration of Arouca

It was with nice shock and indignation that Futebol Clube de Arouca, SDUQ Lda turned conscious of the content material of the assertion made right this moment, by the City Council of Arouca, because it voluntarily distorts the details reported in it because it makes issues and offensive imputations of suitability. and consideration of the leaders of FC Arouca.

Thus, towards our will, we’re compelled to method the public to make clear the fact of the details.

1 – The events – FC AROUCA SDUQ Lda and Arouca City Council – signed a contract for the proper to use the municipal stadium and its integral elements, which incorporates the parking space.

2 – In return, we pay a rental quantity for this use.

3- This contract is in pressure and our obligations are present.

4 – Thus, the City Council ceded the use of the Municipal Stadium to the Futebol Clube de Arouca, and, opposite to what was talked about in the unsuccessful assertion, regardless of the undeniable fact that the City Council owns it, it isn’t in full possession of the property rights, the identical being encumbered with the proper of use to the Club (FCA, SUDQ Lda.).

5- This doesn’t forestall the City Council from utilizing it for cultural, leisure and sporting occasions, beneath the phrases and circumstances outlined in the lease settlement.

6 – The Municipality can not impose its use with out a minimal of dialogue or session with its “tenant”, since we’re in a democratic state the place all rights, freedoms and ensures should be revered.

7 – The City Council restricted itself to informing FC Arouca, that it will maintain a live performance in the Stadium services, with out guaranteeing the surveillance and safety of the venue, and permitting entry to the loos and different services .

8 – Arouca communicated promptly and in good religion to the City Council that the switch of this house wouldn’t be potential, for causes associated to safety and the planning of coaching and preparation video games with a view to our participation in the competitors of an expert nature. of the Portuguese League.

9 – We had been stunned by the absence of any communication from the City Council concerning the change of location of the occasion, however we had been all the time positive that widespread sense would prevail.

10 – However, on the eve of the match between FC Arouca and Vitória de Guimarães, and with out warning, an organization went to the stadium to arrange the stage for the live performance, and the membership instantly confirmed your concern, for safety points. with the hazard that its set up may symbolize with the reception to the visiting followers and throughout the match.

11 – Fortunately, the firm in query acknowledged the validity of our issues and refused to arrange the stage in that place, on the eve of a excessive-danger match.

12 – Once once more, we reiterate to the City Council that the use of the Stadium for the live performance would disrupt the regular coaching and planning of the skilled soccer workforce, particularly since they’ve a preparation match scheduled at their stadium.

13 – After incessant insistence, we managed to get a gathering with some representatives of the City Council, regretting, nonetheless, that our Excellency the President was not current, as a result of undoubtedly, given the consideration he has for our Football Club and its leaders, this case has actually not occurred.

14 – In that assembly we defined clearly and unambiguously, all the time in good religion, the causes that didn’t permit us to authorize the celebration of the occasion at the Stadium.

15 – Having been satisfied that the City Council acknowledged the inconvenience and dangerous penalties of the occasion for the work and planning of the membership.

16 – Later, we observed the change of venue of the live performance, which renewed our religion in the widespread sense of our mayors.

17 – It simply so occurs that we had been as soon as once more stunned by the authoritarian imposition of the City Council on the intention to use the stadium’s car parking zone, ignoring the issues and wants already demonstrated by the membership, and the phrases of the contract of switch of the Stadium.

18 – Given that it may well solely be utilized by the City Council for sporting, cultural or leisure occasions, not appropriate with its use as a carpark, in addition to with out bearing in mind the disturbances and conflicts that this use has in coaching and video games already scheduled

19 – We have our mayors pretty much as good folks, who adjust to the legislation and the obligations assumed in the contracts, and we’ve all the time defended the want for the residing forces of the area to collaborate to reward our noble city and county.

20 – Therefore, we’ve tried a number of instances to receive the assist of the City Council in the investments and enhancements which have confirmed vital in the Municipal Stadium (imposed by Liga Portugal, IPDJ and UEFA), having all the time obtained a unfavourable response .

21 – The Club ended up, in the final two years, having to execute, by itself, works budgeted at greater than €100,000.00, shielding the City Council beneath the phrases of the task contract.

22 – Now, the stadium task contract generates obligations for each events, and the City Council, having been obliged to fulfill it, can not impose it and get rid of it because it sees match, forgetting that it doesn’t have the provision of the Stadium, being the identical “leased”…

Regarding the issues about the suitability and respectability of the angle of the leaders of the Futebol Clube d’Arouca, we perceive that such unreasonable feedback, unreasonable and opposite to the opinion of the overwhelming majority of Arouca folks, say extra about who makes them that about who they’re accomplished

In reality, FC Arouca is right this moment a membership revered nationally and internationally for its distinctive trajectory in skilled soccer competitions, which has contributed loads to our city, largely due to its leaders and the cautious administration that has carried out, with the scarce assets. that has and with none assist from the City Council.

To be good folks, revered and respecting the legislation, not to be criminals of the City Council or of the public treasury.

Given the above, we reiterate our indignation at the narcissistic, pedantic and authoritarian attitudes of the Municipality, which culminated in the Communiqué to which we’re obliged to reply, on condition that somewhat democratic spirit and widespread sense can be sufficient. state of affairs to keep away from.

Finally, we want to want all the folks of Arouque that they take pleasure in the Harvest Fair in the very best means.

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