Where is Rooney? Where is he? He’s up here isn’t he? Isn’t he!? Come out and face me you money grabbing coward!
Apparently the story behind this video is the team in orange, from Montreal, took to the stands and started trading punches with the rival team’s fans from Ontario after a Football Conference semi-final game . The team allege that they had endured racial slurs during the game from the fans and had been pelted with beer bottles.
As you will see there is no security present and the clash is allowed to rumble on for far too long. Resulting in what appears to be a serious injury at the 1.18 mark, where a fan wearing a red jersey is sucker punched and then stamped on by the players. What’s even more amazing is that local police have since confirmed that no charges will be brought.
We’ve played and continue to play team sports here at HMS Friday and we’ve always been instructed to conduct ourselves on the pitch with disciplined reserve. If events happen, which you feel strongly about, then you can file an official complaint or report after a match. The coaching staff look like they have a nightmare job on their hands with this bunch who may have already damaged their future prospects in the game irreparably. If you want to know more about this story chart a course for HERE.
Following the recent developments, or non-developments to be more accurate, at Liverpool football club through US owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett it’s easy to understand why so many Liverpool fans are at boiling point. Here’s a protest video featuring some familiar faces addressing Mr Hicks directly and in no uncertain terms. The only thing which annoys us here at HMS Friday is that it invariably takes an issue like football to get this much passion from people in the UK.