My tribe

​West Brom midfielder Livermore reportedly provoked by West Ham fan over personal tragedy

West Ham are investigating the reason behind West Brom's Jake Livermore confrontation with a fan at the London Stadium amid suspicions it may relate to the death of the midfielder's son, reports BBC Sport.

The England midfielder became involved in an angry exchange with a fan after he was substituted in the second half of his side's 2-1 defeat.

Livermore and his partner lost their newborn son Jake Junior in May 2014.

Neither club has commented about the precise reasons behind the incident.

Ian Ferris
About the author

Ian Ferris

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?