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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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Liverpool Slip (Again) and Madrid Moves Atop

By Kevin Koczwara

Liverpool lost to Wigan this week for the first time in the English Premier League era. It was a sad display from last year’s runner up.With Manchester City, Aston Villa and Tottenham all looking on, they must have been excited to see this uninspired squad.

Liverpool looked flat in their attack. They lacked the finishing touch and didn’t even register a shot on goal.Wigan was playing with 10 men behind the ball, but that didn’t stop Liverpool last year and it doesn’t stop the teams with Champions League aspirations.

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