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League giants Liverpool have brought down the ticket prices for their FA Cup Fourth
Round replay against Shrewsbury Town at Anfield.
failed to hold onto a 2-0 lead on Sunday as the League One club clawed their
way back into the encounter courtesy of substitute Jason Cummings, who netted
twice to force on a replay which will be played on February 3.
date for the match is during the Premier League's winter break which Liverpool
manager Jurgen Klopp now has confirmed that none of his first-team squad
players including the coaching staff will take part in the replay due to the Premier League’s letter that
was the club received.
2019 we got a letter from the Premier League, I think, where they asked us to
respect the winter break, not to organise international friendlies or not to organise competitive games," said
respect that. I said to the boys two weeks ago, 'we will have a winter
we will not be there. It will be the kids who play that game."
a statement revealing that ticket prices have been dropped for the Shrewsbury
replay tie and will charge £15 (R287) for adults, £5 (R96) for young adults and
£1 (19) for children.
games at Anfield are in high demand of late which sees matchday tickets sold
between £9 and £60.
Liverpool will shift their focus to the Premier League on Wednesday as they
take on West Ham United.
- Compiled by Tashreeq Vardien