The appointment of Anthony Taylor as referee for Liverpool’s clash with Manchester United on Monday has already become a topic for debate among Anfield supporters.
The 37-year-old was born in Wythenshawe in Greater Manchester and resides in Altrincham – only 6.2 miles away from Old Trafford.
Taylor is an Altrincham supporter and referees are vetted by the PGMOL (Professional Game Match Officials Limited) yet some fans have still taken to social media to voice disapproval of the appointment.
Anthony Taylor has been appointed as the referee for Liverpool vs Manchester United
Liverpool fans have queried the decision for the Anfield game as Taylor lives near Manchester
Another user tweeted both teams saying ‘Anthony…