POSTPONED: Manchester United vs Liverpool

Following the fan protests, a decision has been taken to postpone the Premier League fixture between Liverpool and Manchester United.
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Manchester United's clash with Liverpool has been postponed following safety concerns.

Fans of the Red Devils stormed the Old Trafford pitch following anger towards their owners.

This comes after United's involvement in the European Super League.


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Fans gathered at the team hotel in Salford at the Lowry Hotel and on the concourse at Old Trafford before a section of the fans stormed onto the hallowed turf. 

Roy Keane labelled the cancellation as a "statement" following the postponement. 

In their statement, Manchester United said: "Following discussion between the Police, The Premier League, Trafford Council and the clubs, our match against Liverpool has been postponed due to safety and security considerations around the protest today. Discussions will now take place with the Premier League on a revised date for the fixture.

"Our fans are passionate about Manchester United, and we completely acknowledge the right to free expression and peaceful protest.

"However, we regret the disruption to the team and actions which put other fans, staff, and the police in danger. We thank the police for their support and will assist them in any subsequent investigations."

There is no inkling on whether the game will be rescheduled at this stage.

This postponement delays the potential inevitability of Manchester City winning the Premier League.

Teams were announced at a delayed time with Nathanial Phillips returning to the line-up following an injury but just over an hour after the scheduled kick-off, the game was postponed.