Sánchez Martínez con sus asistentes en la previa del Barça Atlético


The referee 'espionage' that Barça complains about

Published:4/12/2023 - 22:19h

Updated:4/12/2023 - 22:19h

At FC Barcelona they have been outraged by Sánchez Martínez's performance in the match against Atlético de Madrid, but the story goes much further. From the club, according to several sources, they speak of 'spying' on the locker room.

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"Once finalised the party and in the tunnel of the changing room, a person identified by the local club like D. Eduard Polo, boss of press of the staff technical, directed to the assistant 1, of challenging form, in the following terms: "You, what do here?", without more incidents that review", had written Sánchez Martínez in the referee's record of the party between FC Barcelona and Athletic of Madrid, in the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Compannys, this Sunday. The uncertainty had kept , but already there are details of the background of the writing of the referee.

A new information of the newspaper 'ACE' has revealed all the background of the wrap that it lived in Montjuïc with Raúl Cabañero, referee's assistant, Sánchez Martínez, Xavi Hernández and a member of his staff, Edu Polo, the one who exerts like boss of press. The 'history' began in the entretempo, when Cabañero had gone in to the Barcelona changing room to do the review of the clothes and indicate to the players that had to give hastes to jump to the terrain and contest the second half. An unusual movement, because it is a work that would have to do was and through the delegate. To the referee denied him the access, because it could not go in in the caseta.

The drama had continuity 45 minutes afterwards, when it finalised the party. The culés celebrated the victory in style, conscious of the big jump that had given. The players remained some minutes celebrating on the lawn of Lluís Compannys and, meanwhile, the members of the technical body were withdrawing to the caseta culé. As it explains the before quoted source, listened a "wail" by part of the venues and Cabañero abandoned the destined changing room for the referees "to see if it listened something", as they understand from the Barça.

Controversy with Sánchez Martínez, Xavi and his boss of press

The true is that, to the entrance of the changing room culé, found Edu Polo, responsible of press of the staff of Xavi, waiting for that they went in the players. The cameras expected 'smart' to record the celebration of the Catalans, when the assistant of Sánchez Martínez approached. It was questioned by the reason by which was there and answered that "my work", while it called directly to Sánchez Martínez and asked to Pole that identified . In this instant, also began to arrive the footballers to finish to celebrate the triumph.

The true is that the main referee of the meeting asked to Xavi Hernández that it identified, directly, to his boss of press, answering that "of course", always according to the before quoted source. It asked dialogue and the subject remained there, further of the 'notification' in the referee's record, but from the club there is some scepticism because they think that were in research of information or a new controversial.

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