January 25, 2022

Tottenham, terrible disappointment for the SRFC?

The meeting between Tottenham and the SRFC in the Europa League Conference did not take place on December 9, due to cases of Covid within the Spurs team.

Tottenham-SRFC: Match canceled or postponed?

Last week, Stade Rennais traveled to Tottenham to play their last match in the group stage of the Europa League Conference. Lack of pot, due to several cases of Covid within the Tottenham workforce, the match was canceled, first at the initiative of the English club. This first Spurs announcement was not really appreciated by the Red and Black side, which reacted in a statement, criticizing the decision and calling on UEFA to decide on this dispute.

On Saturday, UEFA delivered its final verdict on the meeting, stating that the match would no longer take place, having found no date before December 31 to play the match. As we headed straight for a victory for Stade Rennais on the green carpet, the trend could still change. The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Committee has still not delivered its verdict, but will deliver it at the end of the week, said François Rauzy, a journalist at France Bleu Armorique. This week-end, The Sun indicated a possible modification of the rules with the possibility of playing after December 31st. Answer in a few days…

Europa League Conference: New blunder in the draw

For the time being, the draw for the Europa League Conference play-offs was carried out yesterday. Tottenham or Vitesse Arnhem (who won their match against Mura, awaiting qualification) will be opposed to Rapid Vienna. However, the draw, like that of the Champions League, encountered an error. A ball, in this case that of Leicester, would not have been added in the draw when appointing the opponent (Rapid Vienna), so that Tottenham does not meet an English club, as required by the regulations. Yet if Vitesse is qualified, Leicester should have been included in the draw. To be continued …