Anfield’s minute’s silence dropped early states reporter

There were many eyes on Liverpool fans tonight as the world waited to see how they would react to the Queen’s moment of silence.

Liverpool don’t have much love for the Royal Family and the rest of England due to past events and those feelings are understandable and justified. Fans of the football club have become well known for booing the English national anthem at major events and many expected a similar reaction to tonight’s minute’s silence.

Anfield seemed very respectful to the late Queen before the game and it seemed very calm throughout the moment of respect, but the Telegraph’s Oliver Brown said otherwise.

The minute’s silence for the Queen was dropped after 30-40 seconds according to Brown and there were loud boos and jeers, despite the vast majority’s best efforts to respect the moment.

Others, like David Maddock and Ian Doyle, say Liverpool fans were very respectful and most stadium footage seems to confirm this.

Liverpool fans called on everyone to be respectful to the Queen earlier today and if they couldn’t control themselves then they had to stay away until kick-off.

Fans seemed to heed that advice despite reports from Oliver Brown.