Fans of the Catalan club are not impressed with the RFEF's decision to lift Jose Mourinho's suspension, and have demanded the Blaugrana take actionA number of fan groups have urged club president Sandro Rosell to field Barcelona B in the upcoming Supercopa matches against Real Madrid in protest at the Spanish Football Federation's decision to lift Jose Mourinho's ban for eye-poking Tito Vilanova last season.
The flamboyant coach was initially handed a two-match suspension for his actions, while Vilanova received a one-game ban for his part in the touchline brawl.
Nevertheless, the RFEF announced earlier this week that all suspensions springing forth from last year's game had been lifted.
This decision has not gone down very well with the Barcelona penas, though, and six groups (Grup Fidel, Nostra Ensenya, Almogavers, KF, Supporters Puyol, Toxics Ventura y Unibarcataris) have now urged Rosell to take action.
They have released a statement where they stress:
1) It's unacceptable that the attack on Vilanova goes unpunished.
2) It's intolerable that the club have accepted the RFEF's decision.
3) It's the board of director's task to take action against the general pardon.
4) The direction should take the decision to field Barcelona B as a protest against the RFEF's decision.
The first leg of the Spanish Supercopa takes place at Camp Nou on August 21.