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Liverpool rejoices in Premier League title win as police warn of Covid-19 risks

Thousands of jubilant Liverpool supporters have spent the night celebrating the team’s first league title for 30 years, prompting warnings from police concerned about mass gatherings flouting social-distancing rules.

As a huge crowd sang songs and let off flares outside Anfield, Merseyside police assistant chief constable Rob Carden said the region had been “disproportionately affected” by the coronavirus pandemic and its residents had a responsibility to prevent further cases.

Fans gathered outside the Main Stand at Anfield for when the final whistle blew on Chelsea’s 2-1 victory over Manchester City, securing Liverpool the title for the first time since 1990 with seven games to spare.

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    Let's be real, no police officer wants to arrest someone for living their life #YNWA

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    Everyone: Be careful of the covid-19 and keep your distance.

    Liverpool fans: We don't do that here, this is Premier League 19.

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    Look 30 years waiting what did they expect may play the City game on Mars to stop fans gathering.. Check out this new liverpool song https://youtu.be/_osOU1ZJiEM

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    El Café Deportivo de Beto

    ¡La fiesta continúa en LIVERPOOL! Después de 30 años hay GRAN motivo. ⚽️🍾💪👏🎉 https://youtu.be/tBnmmdZbwKk

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    El Café Deportivo de Beto

    ¡La fiesta continúa en LIVERPOOL! Después de 30 años hay GRAN motivo. ⚽️🍾💪👏🎉 https://youtu.be/tBnmmdZbwKk

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    People are shaming the LFC supporters for celebrating outside amid a pandemic. Honestly, they can’t be blamed at all. Should any other team have won the Premier League during the pandemic, I believe their fans would have done exactly the same.

    The big issue is, what were the police doing? Why were there no sufficient measures in place to ensure social distancing? Why were strangers allowed to hug other strangers? This is serious. At the rate this goes on, it won’t be long before another fan claiming to be all “ fit and healthy” suddenly succumbs to Covid-19 illness in 2 weeks time, just like a certain LFC fan named Mawson who attended the Atletico game at Anfield. If this is Great Britain’s way of dealing aith a pandemic, then it looks like they are not so Great after all.

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