Posts Tagged "Liverpool"

Swansea & Norwich: Cities Counting The Hidden Costs Of Success

By on Jun 1, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 2 comments

This weeks news concerning the apparent departures of Brendan Rodgers and Paul Lambert to Liverpool and Aston Villa respectively means that the warm glow of satisfaction hanging over The Liberty Stadium and Carrow Road following a job well done last season seems unlikely to last for much longer. Swansea City and Norwich City were treated with derision by many upon...

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King Kenny Dethroned: An American Revolution At Anfield?

By on May 16, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 1 comment

So farewell then, Kenny Dalglish. The Liverpool manager leaves the manager’s position at Anfield in a curious position, having reminded supporters of the club what winning trophies feels like – it seems scarcely credible but is nevertheless true that this year’s League Cup final was the clubs first at the new Wembley Stadium – but having...

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100 Owners: No.100 – John Houlding (Everton & Liverpool)

By on May 12, 2012 in History, Latest | 2 comments

There is a point of view held by some that the olden days were better and somehow purer than the world that we live in today. Considering the twenty-four saturation news coverage that football entertains these days, this is perhaps unsurprising. Every tiny story can be blown up out of all proportion, and every word that anybody even remotely connected to the game...

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The 2012 FA Cup Final: Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool

By on May 5, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

The FA Cup final, sponsored by an American beer, kicking off at 5.15 on a Saturday afternoon while other matches are being played on the same day. It is on such occasions that one is tempted to think that it might not necessarily be the clubs or the supporters that are the most intent on destroying the spectacle of this most enduring fixtures in the sporting...

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Hillsborough And I: Where We Were On 15th April 1989

By on Apr 15, 2012 in History, Latest | 3 comments

Twenty-three years ago today, a disaster occurred that would claim ninety-six lives, indelibly alter the character of one of Britains great sporting institutions and change the face of football in Britain forever. The Hillsborough disaster of 1989 had an indelible effect on both Liverpool Football Club and British football in a wider sense, and to mark this years...

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