Posts Tagged "Liverpool"

Match Of The Week: Everton 2-0 Liverpool

By on Oct 17, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

For all of the talk of the modernisation of football, there remain some outposts of the game that are defiantly of another age. Everton’s Goodison Park is one of them, not that it hasn’t been for a want of trying to leave their home of almost 120 years in recent seasons. There is also something of the old school about the pre-match here as well....

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Tom Hicks And The Hunt For Facts

By on Oct 16, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 6 comments

Haha!! I was right. When I wrote about Liverpool on Tuesday, or was it Wednesday (or 1973, it seems so long ago), I was right, completely and utterly right. I… hadn’t assessed the situation properly. In my defence, it is hard to predict “epic” self-delusion on the scale Thomas O Hicks has provided this week. It is easier to understand why his eponymous sports group...

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The Liverpool Crisis: Where Are The Lords And Masters?

By on Oct 14, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 4 comments

As the week has worn on, the situation concerning the ownership of Liverpool Football Club has descended into chaos. With each passing day, the tug of war for the ownership of the club has passed through low comedy, drama and bathos to the point that has started to feel exhausting. There is too much information. There are too many conflicting opinions. And with this...

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Liverpool’s Day Of Reckoning

By on Oct 13, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 1 comment

So, farewell then, Thomas O Hicks and George Gillett Junior (H&G) – pending appeal. And what have we learned this last week? Well, to misquote Kipling, “if you can keep your head, while all around are losing theirs… you haven’t assessed the situation properly.” And there was plenty of that in and around Liverpool Football Club lately. There was...

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A Points Deduction For Liverpool: Theoretically Possible, But Almost Certainly No

By on Oct 8, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 6 comments

The lead story on the BBC Football website this afternoon may have given Liverpool supporters (who, it has to be said, are now getting close enough to feelings of perpetual panic to be able to warrant the soubriquet “long-suffering”) further palpitations. After the confirmation that a sale of the the club to John W Henry’s New England Sports...

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