This weekend Liverpool were meant to take on Man United with the kick off time set at 4:30pm. Now the Liverpool kick off time is up in the air after astonishing scenes of Man United fans storming Old Trafford. Here is the latest on the Liverpool v Manchester United kick off time:
Old Trafford protests
This Sunday afternoon saw astonishing scenes at Old Trafford.
Manchester United fans gathered in hordes at the stadium in order to protest the Glazer family ownership.
The supporters have long been at loggerheads with the unpopular American businessmen.
For years fans have taken a dislike to their taking of dividends and perceived lack of investment and failure to steer the Red Devils back to the top following Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement.
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The recent Super League debacle has only served to exacerbate the issue.
Fans across the country were disgusted when the Super League was announced.
Supporters of clubs involved in the breakaway money grab were embarrassed and ashamed.
Backlash was so sweeping and vitriolic that Premier League teams withdrew from the proposed competition less than two days after its announcement.
John Henry issued a video apology to Kopites and the club are now working with supporters groups to mend the relationship.
Man United fans are understandably not as keen on apologies following years of dismay, hence the storming of the ground today.
Man United v Liverpool kick off time latest
Given the global health crisis there are concerns about player safety due to contamination.
As of 5pm there is no revised kick off time, all we know is that the game has been delayed.
Stan Collymore has reported that 6:30pm is an aspirational kick off time for Man United v Liverpool.
We’ll keep updating this page with news when we have it as the situation continues to develop.
Update: Stan Collymore is reporting that the match has been postponed.
Update: Manchester United have now confirmed the game is postponed.