Saturday, February 11, 2017

Hooligan's Daily: LIverpool bans The Sun

Yesterday's Scores
Mainz 2-0 FC Augsburg
(Öztunali 31', Samperio PK 62')

La Liga
Espanyol 1-2 Real Sociedad
(Perez 35')-(Vela 26', Illarramendi 61')

Serie A
Napoli 2-0 Genoa
(Zielinski 50', Giaccherini 68')

Ligue 1
Bordeaux 0-3 Paris Saint-Germain
(Cavani 6', 47', Di Maria 40')

European League Tables

Liga MX
Tijuana 1-2 Necaxa
(Lucero 90+5')-(Riano 65', Isijara 86')

North American League Tables

Liverpool have banned The Sun's reporters from their facilities due to their reporting of the HIllsborough disaster in 1989. The move comes as a reaction to the campaigns of the activist group Total Eclipse of the S*n that has worked against the paper for years. The newspaper has called the banning of journalists "bad for fans and bad for football," which I can't help but agree with. Had the truth of the tragedy been out there sooner this would have made more sense. However, banning the paper 28 years later when very few, if any, reporters and other staff are left from those times feels like the club and this activist group are holding a grudge they should have been able to cast aside years ago.

A pre-match stampede in Angola has killed 17 fans. Fans were piling in to watch the first match of the new league season between Santa Rita de Cassia and Recreativo de Libolo. A total of 76 people were injured or killed in the crush.

Offensive banners and chants by Borussia Dortmund's famed Yellow Wall have found the club facing a hefty fine and the potential closure of they Wall for a game. They banners and chants were aimed at RB Leipzig, the rags to riches club that was bought out by Red Bull and spent heavily with thei aim of reaching the Bundesliga. The 25,000 fan stand is the largest standing section in Europe. Dortmund have until Monday to respond to the charge.

Today's Matches
Premier League
Arsenal v. Hull City- 7:30am- NBCSN
Manchester United v. Watford- 10am- NBCSN
Middlesbrough v. Everton- 10am- CNBC
Stoke City v. Crystal Palace- 10am
Sunderland v. Southampton- 10am
West Ham v. West Bromwich Albion- 10am
Liverpool v. Tottenham Hotspur- 12:30pm- NBC

Bayer Leverkusen v. Eintracht Frankfurt- 9:30am- FS2
FC Ingolstadt 04 v. Bayern Munich- 9:30am- FS1
RB Leipzig v. Hamburg SV- 9:30am
SV Darmstadt 98 v. Borussia Dortmund- 9:30am
Werder Bremen v. Borussia Monchengladbach- 9:30am
Schalke 04 v. Hertha Berlin- 12:30pm- FS2

La Liga
Real Betis v. Valencia- 7am
Alaves v. Barcelona- 10:15am- beIN
Athletic Bilbao v. Deportivo La Coruña- 12:30pm
Osasuna v. Real Madrid- 2:45pm- beIN

Serie A
Fiorentina v. Udinese- 2:45pm

Ligue 1
Guingamp v. Olympique Lyonnais- 11am
AS Monaco v. Metz- 2pm
AS Nancy Lorraine v. Montpellier- 2pm
Dijon FCO v. Caen- 2pm
Lille v. Angers- 2pm
Toulouse v. Bastia- 2pm

Liga MX
Queretaro v. Leon- 6pm- Univision Deportes
Atlas v. Guadalajara- 8pm
Monterrey v. Pumas UNAM- 8pm- Univision
Pachuca v. UANL- 8:06pm- NBC Universo
Club America v. Puebla- 10pm- Univision

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