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Liverpool celebrate Premier League title in empty Kop

Liverpool's players finally got their hands on the Premier League trophy on Wednesday in a muted presentation ceremony in front of an empty Kop after a thrilling 5-3 victory over Chelsea in their last home game of the season.  


Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths

Liverpool's players finally got their hands on the Premier League trophy on Wednesday in a muted presentation ceremony in front of an empty Kop after a thrilling 5-3 victory over Chelsea in their last home game of the season. Pool via...more

Liverpool's players finally got their hands on the Premier League trophy on Wednesday in a muted presentation ceremony in front of an empty Kop after a thrilling 5-3 victory over Chelsea in their last home game of the season. Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths
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The club's first English title for 30 years had been sealed almost a month ago with seven games remaining, following a three-month stoppage because of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths

The club's first English title for 30 years had been sealed almost a month ago with seven games remaining, following a three-month stoppage because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths

The club's first English title for 30 years had been sealed almost a month ago with seven games remaining, following a three-month stoppage because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths
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Kenny Dalglish, the last Liverpool manager to deliver the title, presented the medals wearing a red face mask before handing the trophy to captain Jordan Henderson who raised it to the night sky as fireworks and tickertape filled the air.    Pool via REUTERS/Paul Ellis

Kenny Dalglish, the last Liverpool manager to deliver the title, presented the medals wearing a red face mask before handing the trophy to captain Jordan Henderson who raised it to the night sky as fireworks and tickertape filled the air. Pool via...more

Kenny Dalglish, the last Liverpool manager to deliver the title, presented the medals wearing a red face mask before handing the trophy to captain Jordan Henderson who raised it to the night sky as fireworks and tickertape filled the air. Pool via REUTERS/Paul Ellis
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Sadly, because of the pandemic that interrupted Liverpool's charge to the title, the fans missed out on what would have been a momentous night at Anfield stadium.   Pool via REUTERS/Phil Noble

Sadly, because of the pandemic that interrupted Liverpool's charge to the title, the fans missed out on what would have been a momentous night at Anfield stadium. Pool via REUTERS/Phil Noble

Sadly, because of the pandemic that interrupted Liverpool's charge to the title, the fans missed out on what would have been a momentous night at Anfield stadium. Pool via REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Despite the sanitised ceremony in the 53,000-seater stadium, Liverpool's players did their best to fill the void, belting out a rendition of the club's anthem "You'll Never Walk Alone" along with manager Juergen Klopp and his staff.    Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths

Despite the sanitised ceremony in the 53,000-seater stadium, Liverpool's players did their best to fill the void, belting out a rendition of the club's anthem "You'll Never Walk Alone" along with manager Juergen Klopp and his staff. Pool via...more

Despite the sanitised ceremony in the 53,000-seater stadium, Liverpool's players did their best to fill the void, belting out a rendition of the club's anthem "You'll Never Walk Alone" along with manager Juergen Klopp and his staff. Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths
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A trophy presentation without fans was always going to feel a little flat, although the real fireworks have been provided over a sensational season by a superb Liverpool side. Liverpool missed out by a point last year to Manchester City despite losing only one game.   Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths

A trophy presentation without fans was always going to feel a little flat, although the real fireworks have been provided over a sensational season by a superb Liverpool side. Liverpool missed out by a point last year to Manchester City despite...more

A trophy presentation without fans was always going to feel a little flat, although the real fireworks have been provided over a sensational season by a superb Liverpool side. Liverpool missed out by a point last year to Manchester City despite losing only one game. Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths
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Although they won the Champions League title last June, the English crown is what the red half of Merseyside has craved for three decades. During that time they have watched arch-rivals Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City dominate the league.   Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths

Although they won the Champions League title last June, the English crown is what the red half of Merseyside has craved for three decades. During that time they have watched arch-rivals Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City dominate...more

Although they won the Champions League title last June, the English crown is what the red half of Merseyside has craved for three decades. During that time they have watched arch-rivals Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City dominate the league. Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths
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Liverpool's Alisson, Firmino and Fabinho celebrate with the trophy.    Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths

Liverpool's Alisson, Firmino and Fabinho celebrate with the trophy. Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths

Liverpool's Alisson, Firmino and Fabinho celebrate with the trophy. Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths
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Merseyside police had issued a 48-hour dispersal order to stop fans gathering in large numbers across the city, as they did when the title was won on June 25 when nearest rivals Manchester City were beaten by Chelsea. Many did gather outside, however, letting off flares and fireworks.    Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs  

Merseyside police had issued a 48-hour dispersal order to stop fans gathering in large numbers across the city, as they did when the title was won on June 25 when nearest rivals Manchester City were beaten by Chelsea. Many did gather outside,...more

Merseyside police had issued a 48-hour dispersal order to stop fans gathering in large numbers across the city, as they did when the title was won on June 25 when nearest rivals Manchester City were beaten by Chelsea. Many did gather outside, however, letting off flares and fireworks.   Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs  
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Liverpool's Jordan Henderson with teammates celebrates with the trophy.   Pool via REUTERS/Phil Noble

Liverpool's Jordan Henderson with teammates celebrates with the trophy. Pool via REUTERS/Phil Noble

Liverpool's Jordan Henderson with teammates celebrates with the trophy. Pool via REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Liverpool fans celebrate with flares outside the stadium after the match.    Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs    

Liverpool fans celebrate with flares outside the stadium after the match.   Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs    

Liverpool fans celebrate with flares outside the stadium after the match.   Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs    
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Liverpool players and staff pose with the trophy.   Pool via REUTERS/Phil Noble

Liverpool players and staff pose with the trophy. Pool via REUTERS/Phil Noble

Liverpool players and staff pose with the trophy. Pool via REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Liverpool fans celebrate with flares and fireworks outside the stadium after the match.   Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Liverpool fans celebrate with flares and fireworks outside the stadium after the match.   Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Liverpool fans celebrate with flares and fireworks outside the stadium after the match.   Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
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Liverpool players and staff celebrate with the trophy after winning the Premier League.  Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths

Liverpool players and staff celebrate with the trophy after winning the Premier League. Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths

Liverpool players and staff celebrate with the trophy after winning the Premier League. Pool via REUTERS/Laurence Griffiths
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Liverpool's Jordan Henderson with teammates celebrates with the trophy.   Pool via REUTERS/Phil Noble

Liverpool's Jordan Henderson with teammates celebrates with the trophy. Pool via REUTERS/Phil Noble

Liverpool's Jordan Henderson with teammates celebrates with the trophy. Pool via REUTERS/Phil Noble
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