KNVB director Eric Gudde has appeared again on the much-discussed temper cleaning soap of final Might. He believes that communication errors have been made, however nonetheless helps the content material of the selections.
ADO Den Haag and RKC Waalwijk had been heading for relegation and SC Cambuur and De Graafschap had been on their technique to promotion. Nonetheless, the KNVB determined to annul the competitors. “What was amateurish and never properly organized was the vote”, Gudde says in the FC Afkicken podcast.
Gudde had anticipated the temper to go extra easily. Many golf equipment didn’t wish to vote for or towards relegation. “We didn’t rely on abstentions in any respect. We thought: it’s both sure or no. That’s after all not sensible, it simply must be properly organized. It was an excellent troubled name wherein you must make unhealthy selections recognized. We couldn’t make choice. it’d as properly have been the opposite means round. “
“Suppose you’re bodily collectively and also you convey unhealthy information to Cambuur and De Graafschap … I’d additionally undergo the ceiling”, says Gudde. “You may then go along with Ard de Graaf and Hans Martijn Ostendorp (administrators Cambuur and De Graafschap, ed.) To room A and B to debate it, however now you had been in a name .. It was extremely nugatory. had the concept that everybody was listening. It’s virtually inconceivable to direct. “
Gudde additionally had the sensation that ‘Everybody and everybody’ was listening in on the decision. That was appropriate: journalists got entry by quite a lot of Eredivisie administrators. “I discover that tremendous unprofessional, uncollegial, unprecedented”, says Gudde. “After that it additionally occurred just a few instances at KNVB and ECV conferences. A director like that who does that isn’t price a wink to me.”
“I nonetheless stand firmly behind the content material of the selections. If you’re not successfully relegated, you can’t be relegated for my part”, Gudde explains. “They stated: the distinction in factors is so huge. However would you could have stated that if the distinction was just one level? Additionally take a look at Waasland-Beveren and Amiens. All of the lawsuits which were introduced have all been gained by the golf equipment. I used to be there. firmly satisfied that that would not be accomplished. “