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There are rumours of a stabbing incident at today's Merseyside derby but as yet nothing on the news confirmed.

Can anyone shed any light on this?


Jamie Carroll, Co Louth     Posted 16/01/2011 at 20:08:59

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Gavin Ramejkis
1   Posted 16/01/2011 at 19:22:00

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Colin #101, FB is rife about a stabbing but I can't find anything on any news sources
James Cadwaladr
2   Posted 16/01/2011 at 19:33:31

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Apparently its just rumours going round that stabbing, and nothing's happened.
Adam Cunliffe
3   Posted 16/01/2011 at 21:05:11

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Anyone else heard about an Everton fan being stabbed in a pub outside Anfield?
Nick Armitage
4   Posted 16/01/2011 at 21:12:25

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Something has happened

http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/liverpool-news/local-news/2011/01/16/police-investigating-after-incident-outside-king-harry-pub-before-liverpool-fc-v-everton-fc-merseyside-derby-100252-27997413/
Andrew James
5   Posted 16/01/2011 at 21:39:23

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This is very bad news if it turns out to be what we fear.

I hope this proves to be a non-event and some poor mother isn't missing her son tonight.

Despite what a very famous red manager once said, football is inconsequential compared to life and death.
Michael Kenrick
6   Posted 16/01/2011 at 21:44:03

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A lad on 606 said it was an Everton fan, seriously injured or even killed. Must have been during the game, related to the PA announcer saying that Anfield Road was closed at one end owing to a police incident or somat.
Andrew James
7   Posted 16/01/2011 at 22:04:09

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Yeah Michael, I heard that on Alan Green's show. Nasty shock.

King Harry pub apparently. There were certainly a lot of Blues there hence the noise when we scored.

Let's hope it's not as bad as feared. What with that player dying last week, not a good week for EFC fans.
Garry Corgan
8   Posted 16/01/2011 at 23:44:42

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Comments on the Echo website say a lad had his jaw broken and that rumours of a 14-year-old having been stabbed are untrue.
Josh Holmes
9   Posted 17/01/2011 at 01:48:13

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Yes, sadly to say somebody died today. Not that it matters but it was an Evertonian. As much as i love and breathe football, its unbelievable to think somebody died today because of it. RIP.
David Moore
10   Posted 17/01/2011 at 07:14:35

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can someone actually say what happened, because if so there should be action taken by the police and the premierleague
Gavin Ramejkis
11   Posted 17/01/2011 at 07:52:17

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Urban Myth blown out of proportion

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-12203489
Sean McCarthy
12   Posted 17/01/2011 at 09:37:52

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Josh - you need to have a word with your uncle Sherlock and not jump to conclusions!! Noone was killed at the match or in the king harry. There was a fight which isn't unusual and someone got their jaw broken. I doubt he was totally innocent in the fracas. Let's leave all this RIP nonsense to the bleeding hearts in the Echo not on here!!
Ernie Baywood
13   Posted 17/01/2011 at 11:07:43

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For crying out loud Josh. At least find out if someone has died before mourning their passing.

Reminds me of the chicken story.
Chris Hannon
14   Posted 17/01/2011 at 11:13:10

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The fella wasn't involved in the fighting he got hit from behind and his jaw broke because of their shithouse fans! So you need to stop talking about stuff you have no knowledge of too, Sean!
Rob Murphy
15   Posted 17/01/2011 at 15:53:02

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Riquelme has been spotted at the airport
Brian Waring
16   Posted 17/01/2011 at 15:49:52

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Chris, how do you know he wasn't involved in the fighting? Has he come out and said so?

I remember a good few years back, I had my nose broke outside a chippy in town, the police arrived, and I told them that I was walking out of the chippy minding my own business, and one of the lads cracked me, for fuck - all. What I ommited to tell them, was when it all kicked - off, I was in the middle of it throwing digs left, right and centre.

What I'm saying is, just because someone says they weren't involved, well........
Chris Hannon
17   Posted 17/01/2011 at 21:06:26

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Because I know what happened by being there he was a 51 year oldoff duty police officer! Jumped by 6/7 lads! he's having an op today on his jaw! Broke on 3 places and a bust ear drum so people should astop spouting shit saying that people r dead etc!
Brian Waring
18   Posted 17/01/2011 at 21:18:42

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Fair enough Chris, apologies.

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