The season ended for Liverpool in a very low profile fashion against already relegated Queens Park Rangers. The last game of the season was also the last game ever for Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher. The Kop sang his praises throughout the game on Sunday and warmly applauded every Liverpool player on their lap around Anfield following the game.Continue reading →
Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool team traveled to Craven Cottage on Sunday without Steven Gerrard, Daniel Agger and Luis Suarez. Fringe players like Sebastian Coates, Jonjo Shelvey and Andre Wisdom all got the call to start from Rodgers. Liverpool needed to win to keep up the pace with Everton and hope the blue half of Merseyside slips up. As it happened there was no such luck. Continue reading →
In stark contrast to the monotony of last weekend’s Merseyside derby, the days since have been filled with activity as first Alex Ferguson announced his decision to retire as manager of Manchester United at the end of the season and then Everton boss David Moyes was declared Fergie’s hand-picked successor.
The whole affair makes for strange times as both United and the Toffees prepare to bid farewell to their long-term supremos. Continue reading →
In a week where Liverpool found themselves issuing statements for the conduct of Luis Suarez. The English media then decided to blow the incident out of all proportion with over the top coverage. Make no mistake, what Suarez done was wrong. It has no place on the pitch. He is however a footballer, not a contender for the Nobel Peace Prize. There are more heinous acts carried out on the football pitch. The FA needs an overhaul as Kenny Dalglish wrote during the week. Continue reading →
Sunday started out with the focus on the passing of Hillsborough Justice campaigner Anne Williams and former Liverpool and current Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez returning to Anfield. Little did the football world know that the focus would change dramatically and once again involve Luis Suarez. Continue reading →
Liverpool produced a resurgent second half performance to secure three points at Villa Park on Sunday. Initially it looked as if Christian Benteke would lead the Liverpool back four a merry dance as he scored from twenty yards out after thirty-one minutes. Second half goals from Jordan Henderson and a penalty from captain Steven Gerrard enabled Liverpool to maintain in contention for European football next season. Liverpool came from behind to win away from home, a feat not produced since 2009 and something that has happened twice this season. Progressive signs perhaps under Brendan Rodgers. Continue reading →
Heading into Saturdays game against Southampton at Saint Marys, Liverpool looked to extend their good run of form against a side struggling for points. Brendan Rodgers made some changes to the team that beat Tottenham Hotspur last weekend. Martin Skrtel returned for Jamie Carragher and Joe Allen was restored ahead of Lucas Leiva and Jordan Henderson. A perplexing decision given the fact Allen was said to have picked up an injury during the week. Continue reading →