‘End of an era’ farewell party for Jurgen Klopp canceled

A farewell party for Jurgen Klopp has been cancelled.

Earlier this year, the Liverpool FC manager announced his decision to step down at the end of the season. As the season draws to a close, an event was organized on Sunday May 19 to watch its final match.

The event, held at Aintree Racecourse, was billed as “an end-of-an-era farewell party for fans. The party was to include a screening of Klopp’s final match between Liverpool and the Wolves on the big screen in the Red Rum Garden.

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There was also supposed to be plenty of food outlets, bars and plenty of ‘football action’. However, the event which was scheduled to take place from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. was canceled.

A statement shared on the Jockey Club website simply read: “This event has been canceled and will no longer take place.” Klopp joined the Reds in October 2015 after owners Fenway Sports Group signed him to succeed Brendan Rodgers, and the German has won every top-flight trophy available at Anfield, including the Champions League in 2019 and the Premier League the following year.

The manager also guided the team to Carabao and FA Cup success in 2022 before losing a second league title to Manchester City by one point and finishing as beaten finalists to Real Madrid in the Champions League in Paris. Klopp was also the manager who won Liverpool’s only Club World Cup title to date.

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