News reports revealed that six members of the Barcelona Football Club board of directors submitted their resignation, stressing that the club will face future challenges and that they are not ready to face them under the current leadership of the club.
The Spanish newspaper “AS” reported on Thursday evening that the collective resignation included Emily Rosewood and Enrique Tompas, the two vice-presidents of the club, Josep Maria Bartomeo, and the members of the board of directors Silvio Elias, Maria Teixidor, Josep Pont and Jordi Klamasaglia.
She pointed out that the decision to resign came due to poor management of the crisis in Barcelona, the issue related to social media accounts and the future vision for the post-Corona virus crisis.
Bartomeo had announced earlier this year I broke the contract with a public relations company that was charged with managing club accounts via social media after they reported it had been used to criticize several team players.
The newspaper “AS” published the text of the resignation, saying: We would like to report that the managers signed below have informed President Bartomeo of the decision to resign permanently from our positions in the club. We have reached this point and we see no way to change how they manage the club before the important future challenges, especially after the epidemic crisis.
Members added: We would like to confirm our disappointment with the unfortunate incident of social media accounts.
Finally, the resignation text reads: We would like to thank the managers and express our gratitude to the colleagues on the board of directors who devoted their energy and effort to the interest of FC Barcelona. We would like to thank the club’s executive and staff members for their support and the excellent work they provided during this period. I pleased us to work with our beloved Barcelona service.