The difficulties encountered by Saint-Etienne for several months are paying a heavy price for Roland Romeyer, chairman of the board of ASSE.
2022 has everything of an annus horribilis for Saint Etienne. In addition to relegation to Ligue 2, a new takeover project was added which fell through, with the Saint-Etienne leaders seeming to be waiting for a rise in the elite to get a better price from the Forez club. What to maintain the anger of the Etienne supporters.
Questioned in the columns of ProgressRoland Romeyer has also mentioned the excesses of the fans of the Greens that he suffered regularly. “I received death threats. Five times people came to my village, thus told the leader of ASSE. They damaged traffic and road signs with inscriptions or by sticking up posters. They put up banners. They entered my property by climbing the gate. They tagged on the wall of my property and threw cans of paint.
“They fired smoke bombs in the middle of the night and threw agricultural bombs at my house, he added. I am thinking above all of my family who were regularly verbally abused. What I very much regret is this incitement to hatred. Despite all these attacks, it was never a question of me moving. »