Five successes in the Champions League, 18 in the English League, three in the Uefa Cup: list the title of the FC Liverpool is a long one, hardly a club it’s more the Fans than the club of Anfield.

One who has witnessed all these achievements, is the 103-year-old Bernard Sheridan. Since his first visit to the stadium in 1923, he followed all the games of the Reds – whether in the stadium or in front of the TV. This Loyalty has touched coach Jürgen Klopp apparently so much so that he, Sheridan, shortly before his 104. Birthday on the 25. January to the stadium and then personally met – as a thank you for his 96 years of lasting support.

With a personal letter had contacted Klopp to the Fan. It said:

Dear Bernard,

I would also like to congratulate personally, for my birthday. I hope you enjoy it, to celebrate with your family and friends. Liverpool FC thanks you for your continuous Support.

You’ll never walk alone.

Jürgen Klopp

letter from Klopp to Sheridan

“I’m with the club through good and bad times”

representatives of the clubs had presented to the stirred Fan in his old home before the personal gifts of the club. A Shirt with the inscription “Bernard 104”, a signed Liverpool flag, Tickets for the League game against Crystal Palace and a birthday cake.

One of several gifts for Sheridan

“I’m a proud Liverpool Fan since I was a little Boy. I went with the club through good and bad times. I feel honored to receive these gifts,” said Sheridan. His greatest desire, however, is that “his” Team against Crystal Palace profits.

The team met their biggest Fan. Liverpool won in a dramatic game of 4:3 (0:1) against the Team from London. In the table, the Reds are currently seven points ahead of Manchester City. The Team of coach Pep Guardiola, however, can shorten on Sunday (14.30) with a success against Huddersfield Town.

Liverpool is aiming in this year, the long-awaited first championship since 1990. 12. May welcomes Liverpool in the last Premier League round, the Wolverhampton Wanderers. One who wants to miss this game under any circumstances, Bernard Sheridan.


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