Great News for Liverpool FC supporters as they have been recognised for their passion and support by being named the proud recipients of this year’s Barclays Fair Play – Fans of the Season 2014-15 award.
Alongside the award, the club will also get £20,000 from the FA Charity Committee.
The award is presented to those Barclays Premier League clubs whose supporters are selected to have been the best-behaved. This year the award has been presented to Liverpool FC after their fans impressed during the 2014-15 season.
To promote positive behavior at the stadium the Football Association started a Fair Play competition, with all Barclays Premier League matches and the behaviour of fans at matches being assessed by designated officers.
For this competition, points are awarded for positive verbal support and recognition of outstanding play by the opposition and respect for match officials and opposing fans.
Liverpool FC’s chief executive officer, Ian Ayre, proudly stated on club website: “We are delighted to receive this award on behalf of our fans, who are a real credit to the club.
“We are very privileged to have such a passionate fanbase who support the team both at home and away and conduct themselves in a manner that reflects what the LFC family is all about.”
Chairman of the LFC Official Supporters’ Committee, Bob Humphries opined: “This is a great achievement for the fans and one which they should be very proud of.
“We will work with the club on behalf of the fans to decide how the funds can be used to reward them for their continued support and loyalty.”
The Barclays Fair Play – Fans of the Season 2014-15 award will be on display at the club’s Liverpool ONE store from today (July 13).