Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp discusses 'super-important' verdict on Champions League final chaos

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp looks on during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield in Liverpool, United Kingdom on 13 February, 2023.
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Jurgen Klopp has spoken about the independent report into the chaos which marred last season's Champions League final in Paris, expressing his gladness that Liverpool fans have been officially absolved of any blame.

Kick-off in the match against Real Madrid last May was delayed by more than half an hour amid dangerous overcrowding outside the Stade de France – with the scary scenes sparking fears of a tragedy similar to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, which claimed the lives of 97 Reds supporters.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...