Hillsborough: Now To Stop Demonising Football Fans

30 April 2016

HILLSBOROUGH changed irrevocably the lives of 96 families, and thousands of survivors, writes DAVID WEBBER.  It was, as Neil Atkinson has powerfully and rightly argued, a national disgrace. It prompted a cover up to which successive governments would be complicit, and …
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Hillsborough: The Sun Shines Now

29 April 2016

I DIDN’T want to write about Hillsborough this week. I’ve found the right words in short supply. How can you ever do the 96 JUSTICE? But, equally, how can you write about football during such a momentous, emotional week? Never have I …
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Villarreal 1 Liverpool 0: Match Ratings

29 April 2016

THIS will be low on scores, high on chat. Because lots about tonight was interesting, and very little of it has to do with what score I’m going to give Dejan Lovren out of 10. Liverpool fans were allocated 2,000 tickets tonight …
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Villarreal 1 Liverpool 0: Match Review

28 April 2016

LIVERPOOL should have scored. All game Liverpool were more dangerous but Liverpool should have scored. Liverpool should have committed to scoring. The injury-time goal: The Reds are too open. Far too open. But I’m not interested in that because Liverpool should …
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Liverpool Ladies 1 Chelsea Ladies 2: Match Review

28 April 2016

THERE  are plenty of positives for Liverpool Ladies despite a 2-1 defeat at the hands of reigning league champions Chelsea Ladies at the Select Stadium, Widnes. Ji So-Yun’s goal was the only difference between the sides at half-time before Gilly Flaherty …
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Hillsborough and Liverpool: The generation gap

27 April 2016

THROUGHOUT my childhood Hillsborough was always there — like a nettle bush prickling at my consciousness in a field of many feelings. I was five years old in April 1989. I can’t remember the afternoon of the 15th at all, the …
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Danny Ings: Liverpool’s next Dirk Kuyt?

27 April 2016

By Dylan DaCosta NOT good enough, impact sub, biggest goal threat, season over. The perception, and perhaps reality, of Danny Ings’ Liverpool career has changed multiple times already – and the lad has only spent a few months on the …
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Liverpool: The oily fish project

25 April 2016

HOW many of these games have we seen this year, eh? The Reds were totally, brilliantly dominant first half. A machine – a pressing wrecking ball of a machine that could have run over anyone. Newcastle couldn’t cope; Liverpool’s shape, …
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