Twitter Talk: Fans in uproar as Eagles are forced out

Fans across the country have reacted angrily to the latest controversy to hit British Ice Hockey.

NIHL North Laidler D2 champions Blackburn Eagles announced on Saturday that unaffordable changes to the club’s ice time contract and the implementation of unfair rules regarding advertising left them with no other option than to call it a day.

However, BIH has discussed the issue with the EIHA and have been told that discussions between Silver Blades – the owners of Blackburn Arena – and the Eagles were ongoing and that a resolution was still being sought.

Our latest Twitter Talk feature takes a look at the reaction to the Eagles’ announcement:

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