Liverpool players join fans in protesting owners’ European Super League decision with powerful message on Twitter led by Jordan Henderson and followed by Virgil van Dijk, Andy Robertson and James Milner

Liverpool players sent a powerful message to their fans on an extraordinary night and one that will live long in the memory.

As fans around the country celebrated the crumbling of the European Super League, Jordan Henderson told the Anfield faithful: ‘You Will Never Walk Alone.’


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Seconds after Reds skipper Henderson’s tweet, he was joined by Andy Robertson, James Milner, Virgil van Dijk and others.

“We don’t like it and we don’t want it to happen,” the message began.

“This is our collective position.

“Our commitment to this football club and its supporters is absolute and unconditional.

“You’ll Never Walk Alone.”

Tuesday 20 April is a date not many supporters are likely to forget given it is the day football was saved from a few.

No matter what Gordon Gekko might say, greed is NOT good. It’s not right and it can be beaten.

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Liverpool fans had made their feelings known immediately by demanding flags be removed from the Kop and then appeared at Anfield to tie banners to the railings.

It began at Stamford Bridge when supporters – not just Chelsea – congregated to protest the idea of the European Super League.

The Blues, one of the ‘founder’ teams of the breakaway league then pulled out of the controversial plans and they were then followed by Man City.

It was then reported by talkSPORT that the remaining owners were chatting about disbanding the £4bn-backed project that received widespread criticism when it was announced.

One banner made clear how unhappy fans are with the proposals
Chelsea are reportedly preparing to withdraw from the European Super League
Leeds players protested against the idea before their 1-1 draw with Liverpool last night

Liverpool’s owners showed such disdain for their fans – or lack of awareness – that they didn’t even make any comment.

Instead, they left it to Joel Glazer, Co-Chairman of rivals Manchester United and Vice-Chairman of the ‘Super League’.

“By bringing together the world’s greatest clubs and players to play each other throughout the season, the Super League will open a new chapter for European football, ensuring world-class competition and facilities, and increased financial support for the wider football pyramid.”

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Explaining his decision to tweet having handed over his social media accounts to anti-cyberbullying charity Cybersmile, he simply said: “As Liverpool players, it needs to be said.”

It’s unsure what the repercussions will be, though Everton owner Farhad Moshiri told talkSPORT he believes the ‘big six’ should have pointed deducted.

However, one of Liverpool’s official sponsors announced their intention to pull out of Anfield over the Super League business.

Source: Sport

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