After mounting pressure from Everton fans hit a new high yesterday, the club announced just a few minutes ago that scandalous tabloid The S*n and its staff has been banned with immediate effect from all Everton facilities.
A contemptible article in the rag yesterday derided the people of Liverpool, and went on to racially abuse the Blues' Ross Barkley. This led to the writer Kelvin MacKenzie being placed on suspension. The journo was widely criticized for his one-sided and biased analysis of the Hillsborough disaster, the 28th anniversary of which is being commemorated today.
Mayor of Liverpool and self-avowed Everton fan Joe Anderson was critical of the club's hesitation in following the Reds' lead, who banned the S*n back in February.
Blues have been in unanimous in their solidarity with the fans across Stanley Park over not buying the S*n, and plenty of fan groups from both sides have worked tirelessly to put an end to the paper's biased reporting against Merseyside.
We continue to stand with our brothers and sisters from Liverpool Football Club, especially today as we remember the 96 fans who did not make it back home from the game at Hillsborough 28 years ago. God rest their souls in eternal peace, justice for the 96.