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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Liverpool scrap plan to hold public Q&A with Ian Ayre on ticket price rises

Paul Mariner thinks the fan protest against Anfield ticket prices may have influenced Liverpool's late collapse against Sunderland.

Liverpool have pulled the plug on a live Q&A with chief executive Ian Ayre to discuss the club's new controversial ticket pricing.

The club have caused outrage with the cost of tickets next season, with the most expensive matchday ticket rising to £77.

Fans organised a 77th-minute exodus during the 2-2 draw at home to Sunderland on Saturday in response, with more than 10,000 supporters leaving before the end of the game with their side 2-0 up at the time.

The club invited...

Liverpool fans reflect on protest at Anfield amid fury over ticket increases

ESPN FC's Paul Mariner discusses the impact of Liverpool fans walking out of Anfield on 77 minutes last Saturday.

Both of ESPN FC's Liverpool bloggers, Dave Usher and Steven Kelly, were at Anfield on Saturday and they took part in the mass walk out after 77 minutes.

Were the Liverpool fans right to walk out?

We asked them what it was all about ...

So, why did you walk out?

Dave Usher: Because Liverpool want to increase gate receipts by £2 million even though Premier League clubs are about to receive a huge windfall from the new TV deal. Ticket prices are already extortionate, and this was an opportunity for the club to reward fan loyalty by lowering...

Liverpool to review ticket price rise in wake of Anfield protests - reports

Paul Mariner thinks the fan protest against Anfield ticket prices may have influenced Liverpool's late collapse against Sunderland.

Liverpool are considering an urgent review of next season's proposed ticket prices in the wake of supporters' walk-out at Anfield on Saturday, according to widespread reports.

Fans organised the 77th-minute exodus during the 2-2 draw at home to Sunderland in response to the most expensive matchday ticket rising to £77, with more than 10,000 supporters leaving before the end of the game with their side 2-0 up at the time.

Fenway Sports Group (FSG), the club's US-based owners, began emergency...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

What's trending in world football: Liverpool ticket protest, Lavezzi to China

Paul Mariner thinks the fan protest against Anfield ticket prices may have influenced Liverpool's late collapse against Sunderland.

Here are the top stories from Monday:

LIVERPOOL: Jurgen Klopp told a news conference that "everyone at the club wants to find a solution. We don't want people to leave the stadium" as all the talk is about the ticket protest walkout in Saturday's match. Liverpool's owners are reviewing their decision but have cancelled a planned Q&A session on the club website.

- Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson refused to use the mass walk-out as an excuse for their late capitulation at home...