Champions League report vindicates everything we Liverpool fans fought for | Daniel Austin

Work of supporters on the night in Paris and during the months after ensured that attempts by those in power to blame them failed

Last summer I sat in a television studio in central Paris, ready to discuss the fiasco at the Champions League final the previous weekend, which I had attended as a Liverpool supporter.

It was my final media appearance of an exhausting day and as a fifth set of makeup marinated into my skin under the sizzling refulgent lights the news presenter posed his first question to me: “Why is it so important to Liverpool fans to speak up about what happened?”

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