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URUGUAYAN PRIMERA DIVISION

2018/2019 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
7 El Tanque Si 0 0 0 0
8 Fénix 0 0 0 0
9 Liverpool 0 0 0 0
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Uruguayan club Fenix handed sanction after chicken-kicking fiasco

Animal rights groups have condemned the actions of Gaston Alegari after he was photographed kicking a chicken on Sunday.

Uruguay's football association has sanctioned first-division club Fenix after two chickens were let loose on the pitch in a game against Racing on Sunday.

The incident has also made club director Gaston Alegari a target of criticism from animal rights groups and fans after he violently kicked the chicken off the pitch.

Alegari took to Twitter on Monday to apologise for his behaviour.

"I'm sorry for the events that happened yesterday," he wrote. "That's not my way of acting. The situation of the...