LIVERPOOL WIN PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE AFTER 30-YEAR WAIT
A long draught of 30 years has ended at last for the Reds. As Stuart Attwell signaled the ending of the match between Chelsea and Manchester City, Liverpool fans started the celebration for which they have waited for 30 long years.
Chelsea won the match with an odd goal margin, making Liverpool champion. Liverpool standing at the top of England with 86 points (drawn 2 matches, lost only 1) with a 23 point lead ahead of Man City.
Liverpool team had gathered together and celebrated away from the fans.
"Yes. It feels THAT good. I want to thank all our supporters watching us from all corners of the world" tweeted Mohammed Salah, forward of Liverpool team, after the results were declared.
Whereas, Jurgen Klopp, during an interview, said: "It's for you" to the Reds fans, further adding "What a season. We've been incredible. To be part of this group of players and part of this journey is incredible and I am very proud to be able to call myself a Premier League winner. This is for Kenny (Dalglish), for Stevie (Gerrard) - everyone!".
Liverpool broke all sorts of records during a memorable campaign. They put together a record-equaling run of 18 consecutive wins from October through to Feb. 29 and have won every league match at home this season, making it a record 23 on the bounce. They also set a club record of 44 matches without defeat, stretching back to last season. And added to this they are on verge of reaching remarkable milestone of getting 100 points in a premier league season.
LFC is currently the Champions League title holder, which they have won 6 times and it is the highest amongst all English football clubs. But it’s fans were waiting so long for a Premier League title which they came so close to in the last season itself, but finished as runner up.
The triumph brings to an end a 30-year drought as Klopp's class of 2020 ended their wait for a topflight title that stretched back to 1990, when Kenny Dalglish's side won the old Football League championship. This season's feat means LFC now have 19 titles to their name, one behind Manchester United, who sit on 20.
The Reds look unbeatable in almost every match they play currently, and according to experts the German coach Jurgen Clopp in the main reason behind it. He took charge of this team in 2015 when the team was sitting at 10th position in that EPL season, shifting from Borussia Dortmund and since then he made this team based on his relentless attack football theory. Under his guidance the club has done some outstanding player signings like Mohammad Salah, Virgil Van Dijk, Sadio Mane, Allisson Becker, Fabinho and a lot others which are proving to be turning points in the club’s history.
When football was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, there were times the fans feared that Liverpool side would be denied the chance to win the title on the pitch. When the league was suspended in March, Liverpool were 25 points clear at the top. But much to their relief the league restarted on June 17th, and now they are winners of the most prestigious title in English football.
Just after the final whistle, The Reds fans covered the city center, by the Pier Head, flamed up in red shades to celebrate the iconic league run.
As the night went on, the number of supporters only went up. Firecrackers, red blazes covered the sky. The trail of red smoke covered the sky and chants of ' You'll Never Walk Alone' started to rhyme around corners of the St. Luke's church, locally known as the bombed-church.