Liverpool’s home game with Fulham has been postponed due to the the area around Anfield and Liverpool being unsafe, it has been confirmed.
Heavy snow fell on Merseyside on Friday evening, throughout the night and some still this morning, causing public transport chaos.
Roy Hodgson is said to be elated at the news, he can now speak of his unbeaten run being extended.
Liverpool’s next match is scheduled to be the Boxing Day fixture at Blackpool – weather permitting!
“Club officials met with the Police this morning to assess the prevailing weather conditions.
“The safety of all fans attending the game is paramount and although the Anfield pitch is playable, the conditions around the stadium and further afield for people travelling to the match are such that the decision was taken, following Police advice on safety grounds, to postpone the game.
“All existing tickets will remain valid for the re-arranged fixture. We will also offer refunds and publish a deadline date for refunds once the re-arranged game date is announced, to enable us to re-sell any returned seats to other supporters.
“Any guests who have purchased hospitality for the game are advised to retain their tickets as they will be valid for the new date. We will advise all supporters of the new date as soon as possible.”