Wednesday, April 1, 2015   

(Football) Bayern bans abusive British tabloid Daily Mail
(04-03 20:56)

German football club Bayern Munich is denying two British newspapers accreditation for the second leg of the Champions League quarterfinal against Manchester United after taking exception to their coverage of midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger.
Schweinsteiger scored Bayern's equalizer in Tuesday's 1-1 first-leg draw in Manchester but was later sent off after picking up a second yellow card for a foul on Wayne Rooney.
Bayern complained in an emailed statement today that the Daily Mirror and The Sun “reported' in disrespectful, discriminatory and personally abusive manner'' on Schweinsteiger. It attached pictures of a Sun story headlined “You Schwein!'' and a Mirror story headlined “You Dirty Schwein.''
Defending champion Bayern's second-leg match against United will be played at the Allianz Arena next Wednesday.—AP


   
Other Sports breaking news:
(Cricket) Vettori confirms he is retiring (03-31 16:52)
(Football) 34 Aussie Rules players cleared of doping (03-31 14:18)
(NBA) Clarkson leads Lakers past Sixers in extra period (03-31 14:17)
(NBA) Grizzlies end skid (03-31 14:15)
(NBA) Blazers closer to division title (03-31 14:13)
(NBA) DeRozan leads Raptors charge (03-31 14:11)
(NBA) Celtics move back to eighth place after victory over Hornets (03-31 14:10)
(NBA) DeRozan notches career high in Raptors reign at home (03-31 12:36)
(Football) UEFA investigates Montenegro-Russia violence (03-31 09:53)
(NBA) Thunder come back to beat Suns (03-30 17:55)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.