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Treacy and LFC Boston Ask for Apology fom Alex Beam For His Remarks about Hillsborough and Liverpool

The Hillsborough Memorial remembers the 96 people who died on April 15, 1989 because of poor crowd control. (Courtesy Terry Robinson)

By Kevin Koczwara

The Hillsborough Disaster of 1989 is a touchy subject for Liverpool fans, as it should be, and just about anyone who watches or researches anything about the club should know this. The death of 96 people at a match is no laughing matter, and the Reds fans take any type of negative talk about the incident as a personal assault on them and the club.

So, when Alex Beam wrote his column for Tuesday’s edition of the Boston Globe, one would have thought he might have cracked into a few books and got a better understanding of what he was writing about. He may have misjudged how his words would be interrupted, and just how far the global reach of Liverpool fans is.

The backlash has been strong and towards Beam and the Boston Globe, and it started in the very city he is suppose to report on, Boston.

I was lucky enough to speak with Tim Treacy, Chairman of LFC Boston, a Liverpool fan club, about the comments in Beam’s Tuesday column.

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England's Players Got A Bugging Problem

Courtesy Mike Towers, Editor of  World Cup Bafana Bafana Blog

Since we are all still in the dark about the actual contents of these tapes I called on my underground sources Big Jim and Big Jim’s Scary Half-Brother to track them down.

My instructions were clear – get those tapes before the press splash them all over the front pages. And so, after several hours of sitting in pubs near Tottenham Court Road gazing wistfully at passing foreign students, my boys finally sprang into action.

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Football in England Overhauled?

By Kevin Koczwara

ESPN is reporting that this Thursday Premier League Chairmen and owners will meet to discuss an overhaul or reshaping of the Premier League. This meeting is being called to help cement the Premier League and English football as the best in the world. Some of the topics include:

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