Tagged: Liverpool

Time To Draw A Line Under The Suarez Incidents 8

Time To Draw A Line Under The Suarez Incidents

The football was always going to be overshadowed on Saturday lunchtime. It has been that sort of a season. At least, though, another gut-wrenching weekend of tribalism and mud-slinging, some good finally seems to...

The Bizarre Rituals Of Mutual Loathing 5

The Bizarre Rituals Of Mutual Loathing

The FA Cup may well be the oldest football cup competition in the world – a fact that television viewers will doubtlessly be reminded of around three hundred times over the next seventy-two hours...

After The Dust Has Settled On Liverpool

After The Dust Has Settled On Liverpool

At least, we might pause to reflect, they didn’t choose to take the matter any further. The small matter of fuss surrounding the charges brought against Luis Suarez finally started to recede this week,...

The Despicable Kelvin McKenzie 3

The Despicable Kelvin McKenzie

The road to redemption from Hillsborough has been a lengthy and painful for many, many people. Hundreds of people lost family members or friends on that day in April 1989, and the feeling that...

Match Of The Week 2: Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool 3

Match Of The Week 2: Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool

After a two week break for the international matches the Premier League awoke from its slumber at Stamford Bridge this afternoon. By early this evening, though, with Liverpool having plundered all three points from...

Popplewell, Hillsborough And The Bradford Fire 0

Popplewell, Hillsborough And The Bradford Fire

“Soccer attracts more hackneyed hyperbole than most sports. We talk about “tragedy” when we mean “disappointment” and “disaster” when we mean “defeat”. When real tragedy and disaster occur, we tend to be stuck for...

The Hillsborough Debate …Parliament Shines 2

The Hillsborough Debate …Parliament Shines

This evening, at the Houses of Parliament, we saw a revelation. After twenty-two and a half long years, the Members of Parliament present decided unanimously and without the need for a vote that the...