Fans stand on a police van outside Anfield before Liverpool’s match against Roma on April 24. Photo: AP Fans stand on a police van outside Anfield before Liverpool’s match against Roma on April 24. Photo: AP
Fans stand on a police van outside Anfield before Liverpool’s match against Roma on April 24. Photo: AP
Andy Mitten
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Andy Mitten

‘There’s blood on the bridge’: fans on edge as Roma host Liverpool in Champions League second leg

Manchester United fans know all too well about the violent Rome ultras, having made several trips to the Italian capital in the past

Fans stand on a police van outside Anfield before Liverpool’s match against Roma on April 24. Photo: AP Fans stand on a police van outside Anfield before Liverpool’s match against Roma on April 24. Photo: AP
Fans stand on a police van outside Anfield before Liverpool’s match against Roma on April 24. Photo: AP
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Andy Mitten

Andy Mitten

Andy Mitten is a journalist and author. He founded the best-selling United We Stand fanzine as a 15-year-old. A journalism graduate, he's interviewed over 500 famous footballers past and present. His work has taken him to over 100 countries, writing about football from Israel to Iran, Brazil to Barbados. Born and bred in Manchester, he divides his time between his city of birth and Barcelona, Spain.