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Union risk of up to 125,000 euros fine for a canceled duel

In the worst case, need to Union a fine of $ 125,000 to pay, because the Marienstadion Saturday was not ready for the arrival of Lommel SK on match day 24 in the Proximus League (1B). The Pro League will bow Monday on a possible sanction.

The Pro League must determine whether there is force majeure in the game. The field in the duden park was unplayable due to the freezing temperatures and snowfall, making the match on Saturday (kick-off 17h00) was postponed to 6 February.

On the basis of the scheidsrechtersrapport and the report of the match delegate must have the Pro League to examine whether Union had more and were able to do. If it is judged that there is no case of force majeure, there may be an amount of up to $ 125,000 can be claimed. It is a fine of 50,000 euros – in case of recidivism up to 100,000 euros, and to pay the production costs to rights holders with a maximum of 75,000 euros.

When the Pro League ruling is not known. Union is given until Saturday to explain to the Pro League.

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