Gangland murder on Reds fan during Liverpool match was foiled at last minute
A three-man hit squad plotted to assassinate a man with links to Irish gangs while he was at a Liverpool game last month.
Liam Byrne, 36, was in the UK to watch Liverpool take on Manchester City on September 9 when hitmen from a rival firm planned to strike.
It’s believed they were sent from Dublin by leading members of the notorious Hutch gang to take out Reds fan Byrne, who has ties with their rivals the Kinahans, while he was walking back from the Etihad Stadium after Liverpool’s 5-0 defeat.
It marks an escalation of the feud between the two criminal gangs in the Republic of Ireland... read more
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