Sundays win over Manchester City could prove to be crucial in deciding where the title ends up. It was a game that had everything. A rampaging Liverpool team that ripped City apart for the first twenty-five minutes. A comeback from the visitors that rocked the home team and truly tested their spirit and character and an amazing winner from a little Brazilian magician. It was an appropriate way to mark the ninety-six lives lost at Hillsborough. A tragedy that will be twenty-five years old on Tuesday April 15th. Continue reading →
Last Sunday’s 2-1 win over West Ham United at Upton Park was yet another landmark victory for Liverpool in a season of sublime strikes, (at times) dreadful defending and staggering statistics. In one way it was just another three Premier League points gained. In another way, it was another massive hurdle jumped in this most barnstorming of campaigns. The simple fact it was Liverpool’s ninth win on the bounce illustrates how well Liverpool has been performing of late. Continue reading →
Everton and Liverpool have a storied history and rivalry that goes beyond the field, but that doesn’t mean that the clubs don’t stand together when it comes to their city and the people who come from it. There may be bad blood on the field when these two teams meet, but that was forgone today at Goodison Park when Everton held a beautiful remembrance before its game with Newcastle United for the victims of the Hillsborough disaster.
Liverpool fans across the world are trying to get “You’ll Never Walk Alone” to the top of the charts this week as a tribute to the 96 who died at Hillsborough and for those who have fought to reveal the truth about the tragedy.
Following the week when the Hillsborough Independent Panel released its report, supporters have joined forces on Social Media sites like Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Google Plus and fan forums to spread the word – and they’ve managed to get the famous anthem to No.1 in the iTunes chart ahead of artists like The Script and Ne-Yo. Continue reading →
The Hillsborough Independent Panel Report was released today. We have the document in its entirity here on the site for you to read and sift through at your own pace. It’s long (305 pages), comprehensive and revealing.
We all know that July feeling. The anticipation. The hope. Last year, Reds fans were unusually excited to see what the new season would bring — King Kenny’s chance to push on toward the Holy Grail of a first title in twenty-odd years but it didn’t pan out. The hows and whys have been analyzed elsewhere, but the bottom line is that the owners felt it was time to move on. They hired Brendan Rodgers and I, for one, am cautiously optimistic about the man and the manager. But let’s focus for a minute on off-field matters. Not the transfer rumor mill, not backroom staff changes, but ourselves, the fans. Continue reading →