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Two charged over Anfield incident which left a Liverpool fan critically injured

Police are appealing for information about the run up to the Liverpool match. Photo: PA

Two men have been charged after an incident before the Champions League semi finals match in Liverpool left a man seriously injured.

Sean Cox, a 53-year-old Liverpool fan from Ireland, is being treated for his injuries at Walton Neurological Centre.

Police describe his condition as critical.

Sean Cox is from Dunboyne in Ireland and had been visiting for the game when he was injured.

Two Italian men will appear in court this morning:

  • Filippo Lombardi, 20, charged with violent disorder and wounding/inflict grievous bodily harm.
  • Daniele Sciusco, 29, charged with violent disorder.

Police are appealing for witnesses.