WATCH: Liverpool fans chant ‘God save our king’ to mock King Charles III on coronation day

Liverpool Fans boo and chant "God help the king" during the national anthem in Liverpool's match against Brent-ford at Anfield.


WATCH: Liverpool fans chant ‘God save our king’ to mock King Charles III on coronation day

Liverpool fans Boo and chant God save the king during the national anthem (Image Via- Google)

Liverpool football supporters have drowned out God Save the King on the day of the Coronation with a huge chorus of boos. The national anthem was reportedly played ahead of the Premier League match between Liverpool and Brentford at Anfield on Saturday afternoon. It was to mark the coronation of King Charles III and the Queen Consort.

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Supporters inside the stadium did not respect the anthem as the two teams lined up around the center circle. The jeering and chants started immediately after the PA announcer confirmed that the national anthem would be played right before kick-off.  The Players moved toward the center circle where they gathered shoulder-to-shoulder. And huge chants of ‘Liverpool, Liverpool’ took over from the boos.

The Boos were then heard almost entirely around the ground. The anthem was very only faintly heard. Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson appeared to sing along with the anthem from the touchline as a substitute. Meanwhile, Liverpool players from multiple nationalities decided to keep silent as they observed protocol. Chants of ‘Liverpool‘ soon took over once more. As soon as the anthem finished, the traditional song played at Anfield before kick-off, ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, was blasted around the stadium.

Many supporters brought banners to air their grievances. The banners said ‘not my king’ while others featured a banner of legendary former player and manager Kenny Dalglish. It was referring to his traditional nickname of ‘King Kenny’. Liverpool only reluctantly played it ahead of the match after the Premier League ‘strongly suggested’ clubs hosting fixtures this weekend mark the Coronation. Their fans have booed the anthem in recent years and some chanted ‘you can stick your coronation up your a**e’ at last week’s match against Fulham.

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Liverpool in talks with Brighton to bring down the £70m asking price of their summer target: Reports

Alexis Mac Allister is a summer target for Liverpool
Alexis Mac Allister is a summer target for Liverpool (Image Via- Google)

Liverpool has reportedly managed to strike an agreement by offering €60m. They have somehow talked Brighton down by £17m. Reports previously stated the Argentine will only leave Brighton and Hove Albion if a £70m bid comes in.

While it is brilliant news for Liverpool that they have agreed a deal with Brighton, the signing of Mac Allister is not done yet. The report also claims Mac Allister has yet to actually make a decision on which club he wants to play for next. He intends to wait until the end of the season before making a decision.

The main reason for this is that the World Cup winner wants to ensure he is playing Champions League football when departing Brighton. Liverpool must ensure they get into the top four to guarantee that Mac Allister becomes their first summer arrival.

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Liverpool are unlikely to qualify for next season’s Champions League. However, six wins on the bounce have put them right on Manchester United’s tail. If Erik Ten Hag’s side slips up, then Liverpool must pounce and take their opportunity. This would ensure they can capture Mac Allister.

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