Liverpool issue flare warning

Liverpool have warned fans they will ban anyone who lets off smoke bombs and other "pyrotechnic devices" at matches.

Last Updated: 27/04/13 at 16:51 Post Comment

A flare is released in the away end during the match between Man City and Liverp

A flare is released in the away end during the match between Man City and Liverp

This season has seen frequent episodes of canisters being opened at away games, sending plumes of red smoke into the stadiums.

The trend has not been limited to Liverpool fans but the Merseyside club have called for their supporters to cease or risk the prospect of exclusion.

"As the Reds prepare to take on Newcastle on Saturday the club is reminding its travelling fans that smoke bombs, flares and other pyrotechnic devices are not allowed in any Premier League football grounds," said a statement on the club's official website.

"A number of incidents have been reported recently that a minority of Liverpool fans have been behaving inappropriately during our away fixtures and using these illegal devices.

"If a person is identified behaving inappropriately at away grounds then the club will have no option but to ban the individuals concerned from future matches.

"LFC encourages all away fans to respect the values of the club and stop taking these flares and fireworks to matches."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

A

ll he wants are sharks with frickin lazers on their heads. Is that too much to ask?

mufc phil
Bomb threat on FIFA D-day

W

hy is the dinosaur trying to hold on to this.... Just leave... No one wants you in this position you corrupt loser. Let someone else take over....

arsenal121
Defiant Sepp blames minority

N

ow is the time for Allardyce to finally get a chance at a big club please. He is likely to have a number of great offers for his services this summer, but who will he choose? Will it be Liverpool, Real Madrid, Dortmund or Man City?

medina_sod
Allardyce leaves West Ham

Footer 365

Craig Cathcart out to build on a special 12 months

Northern Ireland and Watford defender Craig Cathcart wants to build on a memorable year for club and country.

Tim Sherwood defends Arsene Wenger's record at Arsenal

Tim Sherwood has praised Arsene Wenger's Arsenal record ahead of the FA Cup final after past criticism of the Frenchman.

Arsene Wenger keen to focus on future ahead of FA Cup final

Arsene Wenger will continue to look to the future, rather than reflect on past glories, if Arsenal can win his sixth FA Cup.

Mail Box

Players Must Stand Up For Qatar Boycott

Players, not bureaucrats, hold the key to boycotting Qatar. Also in the afternoon mailbox: Wenger is right to rotate, Zlatan can dribble, and it's Barca v Ajax in the budget final...

What Would You Do If You Were Blatter?

Step into Sepp's shoes, is the invitation from one mailboxer. Also: United already have their new number one, Rodgers deserves time, and the best Budget XI so far...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company