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Celtic sued by family of fall death fan

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The family of a football fan who died after falling in a stairwell at an international match at Celtic Park are suing the club. Nathan McSeveney, 20, from Cumnock in Ayrshire, died after Scotland’s Euro 2016 qualifier against the Republic of Ireland in November 2014. Lawyers for his family said they believed Celtic FC had “failed in its duty of care to protect” Mr McSeveney. Celtic said it did not accept liability for the accident.

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F1 news: Mercedes personnel ROBBED at gun point leaving Brazilian Grand Prix track

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MEMBERS of the Mercedes team were reportedly robbed at gun point ahead of the Brazilian Grand Prix. By DAN GIBBS in the EXPRESS PUBLISHED: 12:42, Sat, Nov 11, 2017 While Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes celebrated winning the World Drivers’ Championship and the World Constructors’ Championship last time out in Mexico, preparations for Brazil have been far from ideal. According to BBC F1 journalist some of the Mercedes personnel were ambushed by gunmen last night as they left the track after practice. He tweeted: “Some Mercedes personnel were robbed at gun point leaving the track last […]

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EFL Statement: Clubs united as EFL tackles football’s pyrotechnic problem

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On the eve of this weekend’s Guy Fawkes celebrations, all 72 EFL clubs have signed up to a new Chairman’s Charter to help put an end to the dangerous use of pyrotechnics, which include smoke bombs, flares and fireworks within EFL football grounds. The introduction of the single issue charter comes amid increasing concerns about the proliferation of pyrotechnics being used in stadia during the opening matches of the 2017/18 season with its main objective to act as a future deterrent. It also follows a number of incidents of significant concern where supporters have suffered serious injuries, including a 15-year-old boy who required hospital […]

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Cologne fined £53,000 for Arsenal crowd trouble ahead of Europa League game

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The Group H tie was delayed by an hour as ticketless Cologne fans looked to gain entry to the ground. The German club were issued with 3,000 tickets, but around 20,000 of their fans were believed to have made the journey to London. There was concern among Arsenal supporters after a number of Cologne fans ended up sitting in the home end of the ground, but the pre-match tension failed to cause any problems within the stadium. Read more:   as reported by the Daily Mail

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Tottenham issue lifetime bans to two supporters who threw cup of urine towards West Ham fans

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Tottenham have banned two fans for life for throwing a cup of urine towards West Ham supporters in their Carabao Cup clash on Wednesday night. A police probe was launched after a video emerged of a supporter urinating into a plastic cup and chucking it in the direction of the away end at Wembley. And Tottenham have now moved swiftly by issuing lifetime bans to both supporters identified in the video from their 3-2 loss to West Ham. Read more  as reported by the Daily Mail

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Napoli ban belts for Champions League clash with Manchester City

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  Manchester City will face Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday this week Napoli will not allow supporters, staff or media to wear belts for the tie  It comes after belt-waving Napoli hooligans wreaked havoc at a City pub A Napoli fan was sent to prison for five months after a ‘cowardly attack’  The unusual move comes after belt-waving Napoli hooligans wreaked havoc at a City pub before the first match between the two sides on October 17, which the home side won 2-1. Read more as reported by the […]

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