Some Liverpool fans brought black flags, others carried flyers urging fellow supporters to register their anger at next season's ticket price rise by walking out in the 77th minute against Sunderland at Anfield on Saturday. When the stadium clock hit the magic number, a resounding thump of seats signalled that the movement had gained popular support.
By Monday, as club owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG) discussed the wisdom of prices such as the £77 match ticket (up from £59) that prompted...
Jamie Carragher joined Liverpool supporters' walk-out against Sunderland because clubs are "not looking after those closest to them."
Carragher was among those who left Anfield in the 77th minute on Sunday in protest at ticket prices, with fans angered by a £77 match ticket which is to be introduced next season.
He wrote in his Daily Mail column that Liverpool "have got this wrong" and suggested it would do wonders for the Premier League if teams froze the price of all tickets.
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