Fans doused by Anfield sprinkler
A number of fans received a dousing but VIPs escaped getting drenched after a sprinkler malfunction at Liverpool's match with Newcastle.
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Just before the teams emerged for the second half of the 1-1 draw a jet of water - designed to dampen the pitch - turned itself towards the Main Stand.
Supporters in the first 20 rows of the Paddock got a soaking for at least 30 seconds but the dignitaries - including Reds managing director Ian Ayre - had not yet re-taken their seats in the directors' box and so avoided an unwelcome wet start to the second half.