Super League: “I am solely responsible,” apologizes for Liverpool owner in video for supporters

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Liverpool FC owner John W. Henry has apologized after his club’s withdrawal from the Super League project.

John W Henry does his mea culpa. In a video posted on Wednesday April 21, the Liverpool FC owner apologized to Reds supporters. “I’m sorry and the only one responsible for what happened during the last two days”, said the American investor, at the head of Liverpool since October 2010.

“I would like to apologize to all the fans for the inconvenience caused during the last 48 hours. The proposed project was never going to succeed without the support of the supporters. (…) We heard you, I heard you I also want to apologize to Jürgen (Klopp) and all the players who work hard for Liverpool, to make our fans so proud “, explained John W. Henry.

John W. Henry is the first owner of one of six dissident English clubs to speak publicly after Liverpool’s withdrawal from the Super League project. Since the formalization of the creation of this new private league by twelve European clubs on Sunday April 18, Reds supporters have continued to criticize their club’s participation in this competition. The players, including captain Jordan Henderson, had also announced on their respective social networks that they would not take part.

“I know that the entire Liverpool FC team has the expertise and the passion to restore confidence and help us move forward. (…) Our job is not done yet., continued the owner of the reigning Premier League champion. I hope you will understand that even when we make mistakes, we try to work in the best interests of your club. For that, I let you down. I am once again sorry and solely responsible for what happened during the last two days. It is something that I will not forget. It shows the power that fans have today and will continue to have with good reason. (…) It is important that the Liverpool football family remains intact. I promise you I’ll do whatever I can to make this move forward “, concluded the American after more than two minutes of explanations.

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