Liverpool pay their respects to the Queen as captains Jordan Henderson and Niamh Fahey signal a e-book of condolence on the City Corridor… as supervisor Jurgen Klopp tells followers observing minute’s silence at Anfield is ‘the appropriate factor to do’
- Henderson and Fahey signed a e-book of condolence for Queen Elizabeth II
- Liverpool captains visited the City Corridor and have been greeted by the Lord Mayor
- Each left messages for Britain’s longest-serving monarch, who died aged 96
- It got here as Jurgen Klopp spoke concerning the minute’s silence at Anfield on Tuesday
Henderson, captain of the boys’s staff, and Fahey, who skippers the ladies’s aspect, went to Liverpool City Corridor on Monday the place they have been welcomed by the Lord Mayor Roy Gladden.
Wearing black, each left messages within the public e-book of condolence in tribute to the longest-serving monarch in British historical past, who died final Thursday aged 96.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson indicators a e-book of condolence for Queen Elizabeth II
Niamh Fahey, the captain of the Liverpool ladies’s staff, additionally left a tribute on the City Corridor
It got here as Reds boss Jurgen Klopp mentioned a minute’s silence forward of Tuesday evening’s Champions League sport with Ajax at Anfield is an appropriate approach to present respect for the Queen.
Some Liverpool followers selected to boo ‘God Save the Queen’ when it was performed at Wembley earlier than their FA Cup remaining win over Chelsea again in Could.
Requested concerning the minute’s silence at his pre-match press convention, Klopp mentioned: ‘I believe it’s the proper factor to do, however I do not assume our folks want any recommendation from me to point out respect.’
Klopp has identified that followers at Anfield gave Cristiano Ronaldo a minute’s applause in April after the tragic dying of his child son, regardless of the Portuguese star taking part in for one of many membership’s largest rivals, Manchester United.
The Queen, the longest-serving British monarch, died at Balmoral on Thursday aged 96
He admitted he was ‘proud’ of the followers’ response to Ronaldo, and feels this provides a superb indication that supporters on the stadium will act respectfully in the course of the minute’s silence.
‘One, which shocked me, and I used to be actually pleased with that second, was final 12 months once we performed Manchester United round a really unhappy state of affairs round Cristiano Ronaldo’s household. For me, it is clear that is what we needed to do,’ he added.
Klopp went on to pay his personal private tribute to the Queen, hailing her as a ‘heat and loving woman’ earlier than confirming that he would honour the minute’s silence.
Jurgen Klopp thinks a minute’s silence for the Queen on Tuesday is the ‘proper factor to do’
Liverpool followers took half in a minute’s applause for Cristiano Ronaldo earlier this 12 months following the tragic dying of his child son
He continued: ‘She was a very nice, heat and loving woman. She’s the one Queen of England I’ve ever identified. I did not know her however she was variety and heat. Folks really feel so near her and I respect their grief so much.
‘I’ll present my respect tomorrow evening with silence.’
Whereas Liverpool sport with Ajax will go forward, there may be doubt over Sunday’s Premier League match in opposition to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
There are considerations that police assets will probably be too stretched by the Queen’s funeral in London the next day and occasions over the weekend throughout 10 days of nationwide mourning.