Liverpool FC and the emergency services are warning fans not to bring flares, smoke bombs or other pyrotechnics to tonight’s Europa League semi-final.
The club says anyone caught taking these items to Anfield will face prosecution and will be banned.
Merseyside Police Match Commander, Jon Ward said:
The increasing use of flares and other pyrotechnics at football matches is a concern.
We fully support the club in working to eradicate this dangerous and reckless practice and would ask that supporters work with us.
MERSEYSIDE POLICE MATCH COMMANDER, JON WARD