Shrewsbury fan arrested for singing Hillsborough chants before Liverpool clash
Shrewsbury have also condemned the small group of fans for singing "vile and offensive" chants
Merseyside Police have arrested a man for 'abusive chants' about the Hillsborough disaster before Shrewsbury Town's FA Cup tie at Liverpool on Sunday.
Shrewsbury condemned a small number of supporters for allegedly singing "vile and offensive" chants prior to Liverpool's 4-1 victory in the third round at Anfield.
Before kick-off, videos emerged on social media appearing to show a small group of Salop fans singing about the Hillsborough disaster, which occurred in 1989 and caused the deaths of 97 Reds fans.
A statement from Merseyside Police read: "We have arrested a man after a group of men were making abusive chants before the Liverpool vs Shrewsbury game on Sunday 9 January.
"At around 1.30pm officers approached a group of men who were shouting abuse referencing the Hillsborough Disaster on Anfield Road junction of 97 Avenue.
"An 18-year-old man from Shrewsbury was arrested on suspicion of a public order offence.