Liverpool fans plan major protests for Saturday when Newcastle United visit
Liverpool fans watched their team lift the Champions League less than two and a half months ago.
Currently they are top of the Premier League with a 100% record this season and have already won the Super cup against Chelsea.
Add in a run of 43 Premier League games with only one defeat (away to Man City) and everything in their world must be great for Liverpool fans…?
Saturday sees protests planned for Anfield but for once it will be Newcastle fans watching on.
The supporters group Spirit of Shankly have called for Liverpool fans to support local traders with an ‘Independents Day’ this Saturday.
This follows the club’s owners trying to trademark ‘Liverpool’, which hasn’t gone too well with many supporters.
The club have said that they are applying to register ‘Liverpool’ as a trademark ‘but only in the context of football products and services’…
Liverpool is Not For Trademarking – Stop Corporate Greed.
At the Newcastle game we are asking fans to support unique independent businesses by wearing a piece of their merchandise.
— Spirit of Shankly (@spiritofshankly) September 7, 2019
100% agree but there will still be thousands of day trippers filling there baskets in the club shop. They don’t want the regulars in the ground, they hate us. They’d rather have 50,000 day trippers than 50,000 locals. Give us the club back. GR££DY BA$TARD$ !
— John Connor (@JohnConnor_LFC) September 8, 2019
FSG was never about the football club just money money money , show the wankers the door.
— Scoobz.6.Times.ECL. (@WarlordLfc) September 7, 2019
Can’t fans just outright boycott the game? It would probably be way more effective.
— TalkingRed ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ (@TalkingRed23) September 11, 2019
Whilst from the outside it looks like owners FSG have done an excellent job, particularly with results on the pitch and employing Jurgen Klopp, there has been previous unhappiness from many Liverpool fans with previous moves by the club’s owners.
With the redevelopment of Anfield, FSG had tried to implement massive ticket price rises but after a fan backlash, they decided to back down and go with more moderate increases.
As for Saturday, Spirit of Shankly have called on the Liverpool fans to support local traders by not wearing official merchandise to the match.
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