Yes, the gap left by Xabi Alonso is huge, but there's no need for the others to hit the self destruct button.
I know I'm biased but neither was red card in my view
And the "beachball" ref was back after being temporarily removed from the Premier League list for his incorrect decisions. And made a horlicks of it again.
Liverpool are off to France to play Lyon on Wed. Let's hope they get their act together.
Iechyd da! John
23:55 01/11/2009 GMT
Everybody bailed out to Facebook, John. Sign up and send me a friend request, and I'll suggest a bunch of other "friends" who you already know through here.
The Reds had about 80% of the completed passes Monday but couldn't get the win. I just hope they stay positive and keep fighting! YNWA.
It's all bit quiet on the LFC Champs League front too.
It's the Europa Cup Draw on Friday, so a little bit of cheer there.
It could be an Everton v Liverpool final in Hamburg on Wed 12 May 2010 (20.45 CET). Book early!
What? Hamburg's a fun city, and the football and beer will be excellent!
(We're planning a trip to World Cup '14 in Brazil, and my sons are going with a friend to South Africa this coming June!)
Liverpool had a must-win game at Aston Villa that was nil-nil after 90 minutes, but deep in stoppage time Fernando Torres got a loose ball and dribbled into the box before firing a shot into the back of the net, seconds before the final whistle!
Wow! The stress levels here were sky high, but Liverpool's pressure in last quarter of the match paid off. Villa made a mistake and Torres pounced, striking like a cobra!
It's Reading in the FA Cup at the weekend, and then Tottenham at home.
It looks like building the new stadium should start soon. http://www.thisisanfield.com/2009/12/30/new-anfield-work-to-begin-in-n ew-year/
Michael Owen at his very best; precise, quick and ruthless. Made even sweeter when you look at the Arsenal team sheet. Horrible yellow shirts, though!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Y135c-eST8 Just listen to the fans!!
Roger Benedict wrote:
Tragic day in Angola. I assume the team from Togo will go home.
Absolutely. Teams with players in other national sides are very concerned for their security. At the moment, they're still going to be released to play. I'm watching Arsenal v Everton, and there are several African players on the pitch who knew the wounded and other players well.
Landon Donovan made a very impressive start for Everton, who were unlucky not to win. His accurate corner kick gave Leon Osman the chance for a powerful header to score. Rosicky scored an equaliser well into added time after 2 great goals from Everton. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/eng_prem/8441973.stm
Yes, a bit more like it. JC was well fired up, and Kuyt's energy paid off. Still well off the pace though.
Here's table from ScouseNotEnglish:
Iechyd da! John
20:53 22/01/2010 GMT
After what happened, this is about as horrid a decision as I can imagine. A coach and a trainer dead along with their bus driver, and they get banned and fined because they took an appropriate decision to withdraw and mourn???
With the next three fixtures in the Prem being Everton, Arsenal and City, a little winning streak would be sweet!!
I just saw another sad story, and I hope this act of vandalism doesn't go any further:
United States midfielder DaMarcus Beasley's BMW car has been set on fire outside his home in Glasgow.
Police in the Scottish city are continuing to investigate Monday night's incident, which it describes as "willful fireraising."
"Someone blew up my car," Beasley wrote Wednesday on Twitter. "I'm doin ok, just glad no one got hurt."
Beasley, who moved to Glasgow in 2007, added: "In the market for a new car! Lol..Gotta try to find some humor."
Rangers has described it as a "disturbing and deplorable incident."
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