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Liverpool fans boo national anthem on coronation day — RT World News

Clubs broadcast ‘God Save the King’ at Premier League request but know crowds won’t respond well

Liverpool fans boo national anthem before Saturday’s Premier League clash with Brentford, drowning out ‘God save the King’ chants “Liverpool.” Liverpool fans have been vocal about their disrespect for the monarchy as Britain celebrates the coronation of King Charles III.

The first note of the national anthem was drowned out by boos as the two teams lined up at Anfield, Liverpool’s home ground.Cheers erupted in the stadium “Liverpool” Make sure the song is unheard.

Liverpool fans have long had a habit of booing during the national anthem, which experts attribute to the city’s left-wing political leanings, large Irish population and general distaste for the establishment. Liverpool supporters made national news last year when they booed the national anthem at London’s Wembley Stadium as Prince William watched the FA Cup final.

In a statement ahead of the game, Liverpool FC said that like all other clubs playing Saturday, the Premier League asked Liverpool to play the national anthem before kick-off in honor of the “Historic Moment” The coronation of King Charles III.

“Of course, how those at Anfield on Saturday commemorate the occasion is a personal choice and we know some supporters have strong views on it,” he said. The statement concluded.

Those strong points were evident when Liverpool played Fulham on Wednesday, and the Anfield crowd chanted “You can shove your coronation up your ass.”

Thousands of supporters and dozens of foreign dignitaries gathered in London for the coronation on Saturday, while hundreds of anti-monarchy protesters rallied in Trafalgar Square.At least seven of these protesters have been charged with planning “Public nuisance”, Police confiscated hundreds of placards and banners.

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