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Liverpool and Shrewsbury in bitter stand-off as Moore goes missing

Liverpool feel let down by Shrewsbury Town after last week's FA Cup replay triumph at Anfield.

The Daily Mail says the Reds are unhappy with Shrewsbury - despite handing the League One side their share of gate receipts from the FA Cup fourth round tie at New Meadow.

The antics of Shrewsbury chairman Roland Wycherley upset Reds officials.

According to an eye witness, the 78 year-old pretended to mistake Liverpool legends Sir Kenny Dalglish and Ian Rush during the first clash.

"At a stretch, it might have been funny once, but not all afternoon,' a witness said.

"He was calling him his favourite Welshman and asking him what had happened to his moustache."

At Anfield it's claimed Wycherley let rip an X-rated, expletive-laden rant when he questioned where Liverpool's chief executive Peter Moore was.

Told Moore wasn't there, it's stated that Wycherley fumed and blasted Liverpool's decision to play their youngsters and drop admission prices - claiming it had cost Shrewsbury £500,000.

That's despite the Reds handing over their £35,000 share from the first leg.

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