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Title party: Medina says responsibility was with the PSP and the Government
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Title party: Medina says responsibility was with the PSP and the Government

The Mayor of Lisbon commented this Tuesday on the controversial organization at the Sporting Lisbon title party. Just a week ago, thousands of people gathered at the Alvalade Stadium, then moved to the Marquis of Pombal, where they celebrated the first championship in 19 years with the players. It quickly became apparent that something had failed, and questions were immediately raised about who would have authorized the placement of a giant screen outside the stadium. One of the situations is the loss of an e-mail with information about the security protocol, to which the municipality did not have access. On TVI24, Fernando Medina says that "it was not that e-mail that authorized or prevented the placement of the screen and the realizatio...
Sporting: Câmara says that PSP made all the demands directly except the question of the screen
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Sporting: Câmara says that PSP made all the demands directly except the question of the screen

The Lisbon City Council clarified, on Saturday, that the PSP sent by email the negative opinion on the screen next to the Alvalade stadium when there were already "direct and permanent contacts" between the parties. This negative opinion was only seen on May 13, two days after the title game for Sporting. The CML executive only received information from this 'email' on May 13, after it was sent on the eve of the decisive game and when there were permanent and direct contacts or by phone between PSP and CML, as part of the preparation of the event ", can be read in a note sent by the Lisbon municipality to the Lusa agency. Sporting was crowned, on Tuesday, Portuguese soccer champion 19 years after the last conquest and during the fe...
“Whoever saw the images of Alvalade, understands the stupidity of the public banning in stadiums"
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“Whoever saw the images of Alvalade, understands the stupidity of the public banning in stadiums"

The controversy surrounding the gatherings and confrontations caused by the celebrations of winning the Sporting title and the “blame it on” that followed still give rise to talk. Rui Moreira criticized the abuse of individual freedoms against collective freedoms "and the lack of civility shown by supporters during the festivities that followed the conquest. The TVI commentator explained that the responsibility for what happened should be “shared by a lot of people” and that the authorities should have done more to avoid the situation. Regarding the measures, the mayor stressed the importance of creating a security cordon around the stadium. “In such a situation, what you would expect would be for the fans to stay at home. Whoever organi...
Sporting is national champion: the summary of the night
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Sporting is national champion: the summary of the night

Sporting won the national championship tonight, after beat Boavista 1-0, Paulinho's goal. With two games to go, Sporting have 82 points, eight more than FC Porto, in second place. This is the 19th Lions title, according to official records, but the club claims to have four more, relative to the Portuguese Championship. "Remember this if we lose, don't show white scarves right away", asked Rúben Amorim, at the end of the game. In the gallery, the club president cried. On the social networks, several former players reacted to winning the title, among them Cristiano Ronaldo. During the game, near the end of the first half, the celebrations at the Alvalade Stadium were marked by clashes between supporters and the police. ...
Clashes between supporters and police in Alvalade
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Clashes between supporters and police in Alvalade

In Alvalade, the party atmosphere outside the stadium, where Sporting-Boavista was held behind closed doors, was marked by clashes between fans and the police, even during the first part of the title game. Shortly before the end of the first 45 minutes, the police charged the crowd, even firing rubber bullets to contain the thousands of supporters who were on the scene. A reporter from TVI he was hit in the leg by a rubber bullet, but he is doing well. Several objects were thrown to the police, such as stones and bottles, which responded with rubber bullets. This shot also reached fans. There are reports of injuries among the supporters, which TVI found at the scene, and at least two ambulances from INEM were called...