As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Liverpool boss Klopp urges returning Anfield fans not to moan

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is urging fans at Anfield not to moan during games.

Up to 2000 home supporters will be in attendance as the Reds take on Wolves on Sunday with fans allowed back in for the first time since the March stadium lockout.

Klopp said: "I hope it will great for all of us. As a player I played in front of 2000 they were not always in a good mood.

“After that break I think our fans will be in the best shape. Doesn't matter how many are there, it's how big your influence is.

"I hope if the first pass doesn't arrive from Player A to Player B they don't think 'oh my god'. Let's just make the best of it.

“Everything has been more difficult without the fans. From a specific moment we didn't think about it because we couldn't change it.

“We don't go on a bad pitch and think about it, you have to deal with it. It's nice for the people. Congrats to the 2,000 who can come.

"If gives us a chance to show we can deal with it and show in the future we can get more in, but that's nothing for us.

“We have to deal with the circumstances. Football is more difficult without fans and not half as enjoyable. But still football."

About the author

Paul Vegas

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free