Police are investigating reports that Everton supporters threw coins at Liverpool striker Luis Suarez in Tuesday night’s Merseyside derby at Anfield.
When Suarez was preparing to take a corner next to the away end at Liverpool’s stadium, TV viewers could see that he was being pelted by coins. The incident happened during the 21st minute of the match between Liverpool and Everton.
The local police department issued a statement in regards to the incident:
“Merseyside Police can confirm it is investigating following reports of some missiles being thrown during the Liverpool vs Everton football match this evening, Tuesday, 28 January.
“The incidents took place during the first half of the game when a number of coins and other small objects are believed to have been thrown from the stands onto the playing area.
“Officers are requesting CCTV from the stadium and will review any footage as part of inquiries to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incidents.”
Suarez scored one of the goal’s for Liverpool in their 4-0 victory against Everton. Meanwhile, Everton could face a fine or warning from The FA for the behavior of its supporters.
Here are tonight’s world soccer news headlines:
- Liverpool striker Luis Suárez reports Everton fans throwing coins at him at Anfield — The Telegraph
- Everton striker Romelu Lukaku could face lengthy absence — BBC Sport
- Manchester United put their shirt on new £65 million world-record deal — The Telegraph
- Juan Mata makes muted Manchester United debut but creates new mood — The Guardian
- Juan Mata’s debut provides hope, leaves questions unanswered for Manchester United — Pro Soccer Talk
- Chelsea’s Eden Hazard can be a Ballon d’Or contender, says José Mourinho — The Guardian
- Jose Mourinho expects Thibaut Courtois back as he stays quiet on Diego Costa — Sky Sports
- Everton midfielder Bryan Oviedo’s operation ‘a big success’ — BBC Sport
- Rooney agrees new long-term contract with Manchester United — talkSport
- Liga MX outdraws EPL on U.S. TV — Soccer America
- Swans sign Hearts teenager midfielder Adam King — Swansea City
- Without Cabaye, Newcastle full of chances, short on finishing — Pro Soccer Talk
- Lewis Holtby exit likely after BVB miss out on alternative target — Cartilage Free Captain
- Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers hopeful of ‘major signing’ — BBC Sport
- Transfer scam involving FC Twente striker Luc Castaignos reported by Tottenham Hotspur — Telegraph
- Pepe Mel reveals he wanted Christian Benteke at Real Betis — The Mirror
- Tottenham Hotspur much stronger since freak drubbing, says manager — The Guardian
- Tony Pulis delighted with successive match-winning performances from Jason Puncheon — Evening Standard
- Pep Guardiola leaves door open to Toni Kroos exit — ESPN FC
- TuneIn adds Bundesliga to sports offering — Bundesliga
- AC Milan are keen on signing Adel Taarabt, say Fulham — BBC Sport
- Qataris negotiate Cagliari takeover — Football Italia
- U.S. Soccer confirms Stuart Holden practicing with national team — ESPN FC
- Socceroo Rhys Williams’s World Cup chances in doubt — The Guardian
- Real Madrid will play the winners of Atlético Madrid against Athletic Bilbao in the semis — Real Madrid
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