Posts Tagged "Liverpool"

The 2012 FA Cup Semi-Finals: Everton 1-2 Liverpool

By on Apr 14, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Shortly before 12.45 this afternoon at Wembley Stadium almost ninety thousand people fell silent in memory of the Hillsborough disaster, which happened twenty-three years ago this weekend. It was a moment to bring a lump to the throat, a moment to pause and reflect upon the lives and deaths of ninety-six people, of whom seventy-seven were under the age of thirty...

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Alan Davies Shoots From The Hip & Ends Up With His Foot In His Mouth

By on Apr 11, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 7 comments

We may never know which is the real Alan Davies: the apparently lovable jester who plays the dumb schoolboy to Stephen Fry’s headmaster on the television series QI, or the would be shock jock who has recently been appearing on the Arsenal podcast The Tuesday Club on a variety of different subjects of varying relevance to the club that he supports. It’s...

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The Hillsborough Leak: Why Now, And By Whom?

By on Mar 16, 2012 in History, Latest | 2 comments

The devil, as so often in these cases, is in the detail. While the reflex reaction to this weeks leaking of documents concerning the Hillsborough disaster of 1989 may be to focus on the word “drunk”, it may be more informative to focus on the use of the word “Merseyside”, in terms of which police force it was that was making unfounded claims...

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How The League Cup Was Won – Liverpool Beat Cardiff City On Penalty Kicks

By on Feb 26, 2012 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

It has been sixteen years since Liverpool Football Club last appeared at Wembley Stadium. Much has changed in that intervening decade and a half, not least of which is the fact that the stadium itself has been knocked down and replaced by the monument to modern football which continues to justify its existence through the medium of playing as many games there as...

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