English giants Liverpool FC play hosts to AFC Bournemouth in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday, have reopened their stadium after it was closed down under a security scare.

Liverpool FC, who were forced to close down the majestic Anfield stadium in light of precautionary measures for a few hours on Tuesday, have been provided with the green signal by the Merseyside Police to host the Capital One Cup fixture against AFC Bournemouth.

The stadium was evacuated after a man, who came on a tour to Anfield, went unaccounted for. The officials were quick to inform the police and since then a thorough search of the stadium was completed before the green signal was passed on.

A Merseyside Police spokesman said: a At 3.05pm, the club reported to Merseyside Police that the ground had been evacuated after a man who had been on a tour was unaccounted for and believed to be in the stadium.a


The club website soon posted a message regarding the incident: a Liverpool Football Club can confirm Wednesdaya s Capital One Cup tie with AFC Bournemouth at Anfield will go ahead as planned.

a The stadium was temporarily closed as a precautionary measure on Tuesday due to an incident, which has since been resolved.

a Therefore, the fixture with Bournemouth will be contested as scheduled, with Anfield unaffected by the incident that led to the temporary closure.a