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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13400 on: December 2, 2022, 02:19:53 pm »
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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13401 on: December 4, 2022, 05:26:19 pm »
I think the closeness to the pitch and the way the noise transcended from the Kop into it made it a really intimidating and loud when we were up for it. Although the current main stand has twice the size and fans in it, it doesn't feel as loud as the old stand if you ask me (although there are probably more people "up for it" in the new stand as well). Also feels like the noise from the Kop doesnt seem to transcend in the same way, often feels like there is often a bit of gap and mismatch singing during YNWA and FOAR for example between the stands.

It is something with these old compact stands that makes the sound really loud and intimidating, like the old main stand or Goodison, you can almost feel the whole stand vibrate.

I donít know why this annoys me so much but it does.
Everyone out of sync sort of loses any intensity about it for some reason.
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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13402 on: December 5, 2022, 05:02:36 pm »
Nice idea but itíd be nice if the Kop joined in when the Road end start something. I used to have a Kop ST but now just get to a handful of games, usually in the main stand and I donít think the atmosphere is that different but it is noticeable from the sides how chants from the Kop get picked up by everyone but chants from elsewhere donít get picked up by the Kop - itís not that you canít hear it either.

A bit of playful rivalry between stands is good but itís like weíve actually got different factions amongst our support now and itís pretty pathetic.



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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13403 on: December 7, 2022, 08:59:03 pm »
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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13404 on: December 11, 2022, 01:15:06 am »
I can remember a few matches in the old days when the Anny Road were louder than the Kop.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13405 on: January 21, 2023, 09:15:27 pm »
Can't believe this thread has been so quiet for so long. I gave up my ticket today to mate who is back home from abroad for a couple of weeks. He ain't be for few years so I did honourable thing. I ended up in away end after Chelsea mate got me ticket. Was interesting. And embarrassing. Even Chelsea fans couldn't be bothered to to sing where's your famous atmosphere etc.  That was as bad as I can remember.  Anfield these days really holds no fear for opposition. Something has to happen. And I don't buy that crap that team must give us something to cheer about.  We have to get behind them first.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13406 on: January 21, 2023, 09:22:40 pm »
Can't believe this thread has been so quiet for so long. I gave up my ticket today to mate who is back home from abroad for a couple of weeks. He ain't be for few years so I did honourable thing. I ended up in away end after Chelsea mate got me ticket. Was interesting. And embarrassing. Even Chelsea fans couldn't be bothered to to sing where's your famous atmosphere etc.  That was as bad as I can remember.  Anfield these days really holds no fear for opposition. Something has to happen. And I don't buy that crap that team must give us something to cheer about.  We have to get behind them first.

Early kick off, freezing cold temperatures, team playing shite, owners who won't back the manager, another injury crisis - no ingredients there for much atmosphere.

Hopefully things will align for the derby/Madrid first leg,
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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13407 on: January 21, 2023, 09:33:46 pm »
Early kick off, freezing cold temperatures, team playing shite, owners who won't back the manager, another injury crisis - no ingredients there for much atmosphere.

Hopefully things will align for the derby/Madrid first leg,
Those two games should be bouncingÖ

Could be the last derby for a while, if we donít wind them up over kenwright and co then weíve failed ourselves. And the CL could be our last chance to save our season.

Please hope there isnít many tourists for either game but £££ talks.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13408 on: January 21, 2023, 09:58:45 pm »
Can't believe this thread has been so quiet for so long. I gave up my ticket today to mate who is back home from abroad for a couple of weeks. He ain't be for few years so I did honourable thing. I ended up in away end after Chelsea mate got me ticket. Was interesting. And embarrassing. Even Chelsea fans couldn't be bothered to to sing where's your famous atmosphere etc.  That was as bad as I can remember.  Anfield these days really holds no fear for opposition. Something has to happen. And I don't buy that crap that team must give us something to cheer about.  We have to get behind them first.

Can never understand why someone would go into the away end amongat vermin like them unless it's a league decider or final, each to their own though.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13409 on: January 21, 2023, 09:59:42 pm »
There's always tourists around doing nothing but filming and taking selfies but today there seemed to be way more than usual around my seat. Not one single world was uttered by any of them, but then again the old arses next to me who never say anything ever have been ST holders for donkeys so not fair to fully blame tourists.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13410 on: January 22, 2023, 12:18:32 am »
Those two games should be bouncingÖ

Could be the last derby for a while, if we donít wind them up over kenwright and co then weíve failed ourselves. And the CL could be our last chance to save our season.

Please hope there isnít many tourists for either game but £££ talks.

It was alright for about 10 minutes into the second half in the kop, other than that it was awful really. Really miss being a kid when the ground was always bouncing in these big games.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13411 on: January 22, 2023, 12:31:54 am »
There were some good atmospheres last season. Man Utd and Wolves are two obvious ones. The Arsenal game was good as well after Arteta acted the twat. Iím sure there were others but they are the games that stick out from the ones I managed to get to.

I think thereís a mix of nervousness, largely caused by not really believing what weíre watching after being largely spoilt for the past 5/6 years, and perhaps an increase in people there to sample the atmosphere rather than be a part of it. Maybe more regulars are giving up their tickets or not attending as often during the current plight.
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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13412 on: January 22, 2023, 09:33:16 am »
There were some good atmospheres last season. Man Utd and Wolves are two obvious ones. The Arsenal game was good as well after Arteta acted the twat. Iím sure there were others but they are the games that stick out from the ones I managed to get to.

I think thereís a mix of nervousness, largely caused by not really believing what weíre watching after being largely spoilt for the past 5/6 years, and perhaps an increase in people there to sample the atmosphere rather than be a part of it. Maybe more regulars are giving up their tickets or not attending as often during the current plight.
a 4 nil win against our biggest rivals to take us top and a game on the last day of the season where for 80 minutes we looked like we might win the league. Any football ground in the world would have a good atmosphere in those scenarios.

Anfield is a myth now and everyone knows it. We can go on about Barcelona as much as we like but, again, it was a champions league semi final that we came from 3 nil down to win. It's not unique that we managed to be loud and intimidating on that occasion. I live abroad now and the last time I managed to watch a game at Anfield was Watford last season. Early game to take us top and it was horrendous there.

We say stuff like when the team needs us we are there, referring to Barcelona, Dortmund, Chelsea 05 and 07 etc. We helped the team on those nights 100%. Again though, in quite easy contexts to get up for. The team badly needs us right now more than most times in the last six or seven years and what do we offer them? A half arsed poor Scouser Tommy on the 2nd minute of every game, boos for the national anthem and a scripted smatter of fuck the tories any time the opposition sing anything negative about us. We're utterly lost as a fanbase.

I don't even think it's the tourist thing necessarily. The tourists are still there for the big games it's just everyone's up for it more. Many possible reasons have been given and I think it's a huge mixture of loads of different things. What we can't hide behind is "ah it's freezing cold and we're playing shit". The claim is that we lift the team when we need them. At the moment all we are capable of doing is singing when we're winning and even then it's only if the team we're winning against is United, City, Everton or a European giant.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13413 on: January 22, 2023, 01:52:42 pm »
a 4 nil win against our biggest rivals to take us top and a game on the last day of the season where for 80 minutes we looked like we might win the league. Any football ground in the world would have a good atmosphere in those scenarios.

Anfield is a myth now and everyone knows it. We can go on about Barcelona as much as we like but, again, it was a champions league semi final that we came from 3 nil down to win. It's not unique that we managed to be loud and intimidating on that occasion. I live abroad now and the last time I managed to watch a game at Anfield was Watford last season. Early game to take us top and it was horrendous there.

We say stuff like when the team needs us we are there, referring to Barcelona, Dortmund, Chelsea 05 and 07 etc. We helped the team on those nights 100%. Again though, in quite easy contexts to get up for. The team badly needs us right now more than most times in the last six or seven years and what do we offer them? A half arsed poor Scouser Tommy on the 2nd minute of every game, boos for the national anthem and a scripted smatter of fuck the tories any time the opposition sing anything negative about us. We're utterly lost as a fanbase.

I don't even think it's the tourist thing necessarily. The tourists are still there for the big games it's just everyone's up for it more. Many possible reasons have been given and I think it's a huge mixture of loads of different things. What we can't hide behind is "ah it's freezing cold and we're playing shit". The claim is that we lift the team when we need them. At the moment all we are capable of doing is singing when we're winning and even then it's only if the team we're winning against is United, City, Everton or a European giant.

There were some good ones last season but nothing like it was when I was a kid, semi final against Chelsea in 2005, the best atmosphere Iíve ever experienced. Comeback against Dortmund in 2016, thatís up there too. Itís a shame really because itís gotten really down hill. Itís something we used to pride ourselves on the anfield atmosphere. Thereís been lots of games in recent times where Iíve said how embarrassing the atmosphere is. The best for me this season was the very back of 306, but obviously that doesnít filter anywhere.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13414 on: January 22, 2023, 01:59:59 pm »
We've lost one game at Anfield in the league in 6 years with a crowd there (against Leeds in October in the 89th minute), the atmosphere at Anfield is the least of our concerns.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13415 on: January 22, 2023, 02:01:11 pm »
a 4 nil win against our biggest rivals to take us top and a game on the last day of the season where for 80 minutes we looked like we might win the league. Any football ground in the world would have a good atmosphere in those scenarios.

Anfield is a myth now and everyone knows it. We can go on about Barcelona as much as we like but, again, it was a champions league semi final that we came from 3 nil down to win. It's not unique that we managed to be loud and intimidating on that occasion. I live abroad now and the last time I managed to watch a game at Anfield was Watford last season. Early game to take us top and it was horrendous there.

We say stuff like when the team needs us we are there, referring to Barcelona, Dortmund, Chelsea 05 and 07 etc. We helped the team on those nights 100%. Again though, in quite easy contexts to get up for. The team badly needs us right now more than most times in the last six or seven years and what do we offer them? A half arsed poor Scouser Tommy on the 2nd minute of every game, boos for the national anthem and a scripted smatter of fuck the tories any time the opposition sing anything negative about us. We're utterly lost as a fanbase.

I don't even think it's the tourist thing necessarily. The tourists are still there for the big games it's just everyone's up for it more. Many possible reasons have been given and I think it's a huge mixture of loads of different things. What we can't hide behind is "ah it's freezing cold and we're playing shit". The claim is that we lift the team when we need them. At the moment all we are capable of doing is singing when we're winning and even then it's only if the team we're winning against is United, City, Everton or a European giant.

It is what it is. The ground was bouncing against City this season but quiet otherwise. Last season you had a few memorable nights.

Anfield isn't a ground and Liverpool fans aren't a crowd that are loud every week. Never have been. Maybe for a period in the 60s it was.

Since the Kop went all seated you get a few big nights/afternoons a season but the ingredients are usually there. Even in the old Kop's last few years at least, people remember Auxerre, Norwich or the United 3-3 but those were the exceptions. It's a reactive crowd but that's what provides the visceral reaction when the ground does take off.

Pick most seasons out the last 30 at least and the ground was quiet for the majority of the games but you can pick out a couple from each where the crowd really turned up and very few of them would have been a game with an early kick off and the majority night games. This season is no different.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13416 on: January 22, 2023, 03:21:19 pm »
Good to see some flyers yesterday promoting a flag day for the Derby. It was like a throwback to the 90's when we used to have these for all the big games.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13417 on: January 24, 2023, 11:27:43 am »
Was it Hull at home in 2008 when we went top and boooed the team off?

Just some of the comments on here had me thinking about it. We drew a match and went top of the league under Rafa and booeed the team off.

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« Reply #13418 on: January 24, 2023, 11:31:17 am »
Was it Hull at home in 2008 when we went top and boooed the team off?

Just some of the comments on here had me thinking about it. We drew a match and went top of the league under Rafa and booeed the team off.

Boooooeeee!

West Ham I think it was. Remember being there and being mortified at the booing.
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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13419 on: January 24, 2023, 11:38:38 am »


Anfield isn't a ground and Liverpool fans aren't a crowd that are loud every week. Never have been. Maybe for a period in the 60s it was.



Deffo, I started as a kid in 1984. Most of the time you could hear somebody coughing across the other side of the Kop.

Then again, it'd only take a bad tackle, or a ref making a bad decision (or agro with the away fans) and the place would turn into a bear pit. And it didn't matter if it was Stockport in the League Cup or United in the league (Everton the exception).

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13420 on: January 24, 2023, 11:39:18 am »
West Ham I think it was. Remember being there and being mortified at the booing.

booooooooo.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13421 on: January 24, 2023, 12:43:56 pm »
Deffo, I started as a kid in 1984. Most of the time you could hear somebody coughing across the other side of the Kop.

Then again, it'd only take a bad tackle, or a ref making a bad decision (or agro with the away fans) and the place would turn into a bear pit. And it didn't matter if it was Stockport in the League Cup or United in the league (Everton the exception).

my first match was late 60's night match against Ipswich - was so excited to be seeing the kop.
couldn't believe there was hardly  a song all night
only 27000 there as well

many quiet games throughout the 70's & 80"s but as you say it would only take a spark to set the place off no matter the opposition


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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13422 on: January 24, 2023, 03:42:10 pm »
Its easy singing n stuff when winning...but its when were not is when a crowd can help.

The biggest thing missing is 'the roar'..the roar in the last 15 or so when drawing or losing..when it can lift the team and frighten the opposition..simple encouraging chants....not complex songs.

but you need a bit of passion from the crowd for this , but now there are too many ' nice people' to deliver that raw aggressive power.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13423 on: January 24, 2023, 06:49:38 pm »
Only club to have a singing section tucked away at the back of a stand . People who want to be noisy should be accommodated at the front of the kop .

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« Reply #13424 on: January 24, 2023, 07:24:27 pm »
Only club to have a singing section tucked away at the back of a stand . People who want to be noisy should be accommodated at the front of the kop .

I completely agree. I think the RTK campaign backfired massively. We need the singers/shouters scattered around the kop/stadium to encourage everyone else.

It was a poor atmosphere at the weekend anyway but I hardly heard the kop at all during the chelsea game and I was in the Annie road.

The demographics of the people in attendance is a big factor too. Too many people who are ďregularsĒÖhow can the atmosphere improve when the same people are going every week..nothing will change

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« Reply #13425 on: January 24, 2023, 07:37:30 pm »
I completely agree. I think the RTK campaign backfired massively. We need the singers/shouters scattered around the kop/stadium to encourage everyone else.

It was a poor atmosphere at the weekend anyway but I hardly heard the kop at all during the chelsea game and I was in the Annie road.

The demographics of the people in attendance is a big factor too. Too many people who are ďregularsĒÖhow can the atmosphere improve when the same people are going every week..nothing will change


As cringy as it looked with club made banners at least United have moved people to try and address it .

I sit in 207 and it always seems ok but the odd time Iíve used a mates ticket near the front itís very poor.

Now the barriers have been put up pretty much admiring now that the KOP is standing only Iím hoping a few oldies move elsewhere like they used to .

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13426 on: January 24, 2023, 08:51:59 pm »
Only club to have a singing section tucked away at the back of a stand . People who want to be noisy should be accommodated at the front of the kop .

It should be moved to Anny Road next season. Most of the ground can't even see the 300 blocks, let alone hear them.
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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13427 on: January 24, 2023, 09:02:55 pm »
It should be moved to Anny Road next season. Most of the ground can't even see the 300 blocks, let alone hear them.
Anyone know if thereís been any meaningful discussions with the club about this? The new ARE is obviously the perfect opportunity to shake things up a bit. What about putting the next 4,000 on the ST waiting list together in one big section as a reward for their patience? (And no, Iím not number 3,999!)

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13428 on: January 24, 2023, 09:07:34 pm »
Anyone know if thereís been any meaningful discussions with the club about this? The new ARE is obviously the perfect opportunity to shake things up a bit. What about putting the next 4,000 on the ST waiting list together in one big section as a reward for their patience? (And no, Iím not number 3,999!)

The average age is probably 52 years old.. The only way to get a big atmosphere (blasphemian) is to have cheap standing tickets behind on of the goals.. same crowd - bit of action - not going to happen with the current demand and the current regime..  gonna be good once in a while, but never on the smaller games..
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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13429 on: January 24, 2023, 09:13:30 pm »
The average age is probably 52 years old.
Good point.

(Us auld arses can sing though!  :P)

But yeah, it needs the big groups of young lads who go the aways all together lower down, not stuck in the 300s. Any dialogue on any of it, whatever proposal might be out there? Anything?

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13430 on: January 24, 2023, 09:42:09 pm »
Good point.
 
(Us auld arses can sing though!  :P)

But yeah, it needs the big groups of young lads who go the aways all together lower down, not stuck in the 300s. Any dialogue on any of it, whatever proposal might be out there? Anything?
to be honest I think the atmosphere has been getting worse season by season.

Touting is the main problem, closely followed by hospitality tickets in the club. Then you have the arl ones who cba anymore but wonít move.

Think itís affected home and away, find it mad the prices people pay to go each week as well :o seen somebody paid £120 for Brighton away the other week.

I think the best avenue is S.O.S but there is so many difference of opinions when it comes to clamping down the issues.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13431 on: January 24, 2023, 11:53:04 pm »
The only way to get a big atmosphere (blasphemian) is to have cheap standing tickets behind on of the goals..

Would that qualify as a sort of blasphemian rhapsody?
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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13432 on: January 25, 2023, 11:24:34 am »
I don't get to Anfield any more but watch most games on live streams. The best atmosphere I've 'experienced' in recent years was the Leicester 3-3 in the League Cup last season. Incredible. As the game went into injury time at 2-3 I wasn't too bothered because the atmosphere made the game for me. Night match, big away following, going 0-2 and 1-3 down, plus a slightly weaker cup line-up - all these things made the atmosphere, especially in the second half, fantastic. The crowd carried the team that night.

But, and I'm educated guessing here, I imagine the main thing that night was the crowd was made up of a lot more supporters who don't get to go every week? So, more enthusiastic, just glad to be there.

I started going in 1978 pretty much thru to the early 2000s. As others have said, the atmosphere was rarely great week in week out but one thing you could rely on 9 times out of 10 was when we went a goal down the crowd would react. Or if we were level going into the last 20 mins the crowd noise would gradually build to a crescendo. I'm thinking v Forest in 82/83 v West Ham in 86/87, v Charlton in 87/88 etc etc. Not 'big' games just games where we were struggling and the crowd helped.

I don't hear that now - last season when we went 1-0 down to Spurs, with the title on the line, and we equalised I was expecting the crowd to carry the team along but it went back to hushed anxiety. I don't get it - it's not as if there isn't a team out there to have belief in. What is it? One home league defeat in six years with a crowd present yet the crowd is still nervy and quiet when we're losing or pushing for a winner. Unless it's Leicester at home in the LC.

I think only being to roll up and pay at the gate can solve this problem. But obviously for a lot of good reasons that isn't going to happen. Or maybe make it 45s and under on the Kop - once you hit 45 you're moved to another part of the ground. Hey, just talking off the top of my head!

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13433 on: January 25, 2023, 11:37:04 am »
Same posts and conversations for as long as I've been on RAWK. There's good days and bad days. There's probably more bad than good now, but show me a ground in the UK that's consitently brilliant these days, in spite of the form of the team. I don't know of anywhere. 
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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13434 on: January 25, 2023, 11:46:26 am »
Would that qualify as a sort of blasphemian rhapsody?
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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13435 on: January 25, 2023, 12:02:10 pm »
I don't get to Anfield any more but watch most games on live streams. The best atmosphere I've 'experienced' in recent years was the Leicester 3-3 in the League Cup last season. Incredible. As the game went into injury time at 2-3 I wasn't too bothered because the atmosphere made the game for me. Night match, big away following, going 0-2 and 1-3 down, plus a slightly weaker cup line-up - all these things made the atmosphere, especially in the second half, fantastic. The crowd carried the team that night.

But, and I'm educated guessing here, I imagine the main thing that night was the crowd was made up of a lot more supporters who don't get to go every week? So, more enthusiastic, just glad to be there.

I started going in 1978 pretty much thru to the early 2000s. As others have said, the atmosphere was rarely great week in week out but one thing you could rely on 9 times out of 10 was when we went a goal down the crowd would react. Or if we were level going into the last 20 mins the crowd noise would gradually build to a crescendo. I'm thinking v Forest in 82/83 v West Ham in 86/87, v Charlton in 87/88 etc etc. Not 'big' games just games where we were struggling and the crowd helped.

I don't hear that now - last season when we went 1-0 down to Spurs, with the title on the line, and we equalised I was expecting the crowd to carry the team along but it went back to hushed anxiety. I don't get it - it's not as if there isn't a team out there to have belief in. What is it? One home league defeat in six years with a crowd present yet the crowd is still nervy and quiet when we're losing or pushing for a winner. Unless it's Leicester at home in the LC.

I think only being to roll up and pay at the gate can solve this problem. But obviously for a lot of good reasons that isn't going to happen. Or maybe make it 45s and under on the Kop - once you hit 45 you're moved to another part of the ground. Hey, just talking off the top of my head!
I went to all the cups last season apart from the last two finals. Also a few leagues and I would say that Leicester game was probably one of the best. For me it was the shite coming from the away end and that got Anfield going. A proper angry crowd getting behind the players!

Now every week, we have c*nts singing shite every week and we have weirdos who record them. Difference is that night against Leicester, you had a young crowd with locals and non locals who actually wanted to be there for the team. Not the ones who go just because it looks cool.

Also maybe abit of topic, but it doesnít help singing the same boss night songs over and over again at 100mph. As well as singing Ďfuck the Toryísí every two minutes, especially against European teams (Ajax and Napoli this season for example)

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13436 on: January 25, 2023, 11:24:59 pm »


I think the best avenue is S.O.S but there is so many difference of opinions when it comes to clamping down the issues.

Out of their remit really. If you go regularly I'd say it would be better to get to know the SK1906 lads and take it from there.

But really. It's not that different from when I started going in 1984.
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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13437 on: January 26, 2023, 01:07:26 am »
Out of their remit really. If you go regularly I'd say it would be better to get to know the SK1906 lads and take it from there.

But really. It's not that different from when I started going in 1984.
Which the touting part?

Iíll be honest but the whole ticketing is fucked. Iíve been on that waiting list according to my dad around 2003, yet thereís people who have joined later and got one!

Those local sales are badly abused, got one last season for against Palace and there was hardly a scouse accent there. Now you can be first in the que and tickets go instantly but 5 minutes later there on touting websites.

Been a problem for years, I know the clubs been made aware but feels like itís just gets worse. No wonder the atmosphere is shite, when thereís so many problems.

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13438 on: January 26, 2023, 09:28:43 am »
Its easy singing n stuff when winning...but its when were not is when a crowd can help.


Would be nice to see this under this current relative downturn in fortunes and form

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Re: Atmosphere at Anfield
« Reply #13439 on: January 26, 2023, 09:44:41 am »
Which the touting part?

Iíll be honest but the whole ticketing is fucked. Iíve been on that waiting list according to my dad around 2003, yet thereís people who have joined later and got one!

Those local sales are badly abused, got one last season for against Palace and there was hardly a scouse accent there. Now you can be first in the que and tickets go instantly but 5 minutes later there on touting websites.

Been a problem for years, I know the clubs been made aware but feels like itís just gets worse. No wonder the atmosphere is shite, when thereís so many problems.

The thing about local sales that never seems to get mentioned is that plenty of locals get tickets in the local sales and then sell them on. There's next to nothing the club can do to stop that either. The system of passing on a spare is as old as going to the match itself, whether it's paper tickets in the old days or 'burner' phones today.... it's just there's way more interest from elsewhere in buying those spares in the modern era. People always want to blame the club for fucking the system or shutting out locals but plenty of locals are happy to spin tickets for twice or 3 times the price to OOTs/tourists/whatever you want to call them. It is what it is, is about all I think there is to say about it.
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