TAW Special: The Finals

TAW Special: The Finals

It’s another special podcast from The Anfield Wrap. It’s live from the 12-seater luxury minibus which is taking us to the final in Kiev, and we’re getting nostalgic about previous European finals; the stories surrounding the places, the games and the...

Liverpool: A club at a crossroads

OKAY, first things first about Basel. You pass through passport control at the airport. You arrive at a sign. There are flags and colours. Take the left turn and you will end up in Germany or France – in Freiburg or Mulhouse. Take the right turn and you are in...

Liverpool FC V Sevilla: Match Preview

I’M NOT going to Basel. A week of tossing and turning. Thrashing in the darkness. Trying to still a restless mind. I’m not going to Basel. I can’t go to Basel. I really wish I was going to Basel. Circumstance is my enemy. You surely know me well enough by now,...
EURO TRASH: THE INQUEST #3

EURO TRASH: THE INQUEST #3

THE Champions League ‘experiment’ didn’t work then, did it? We unconvincingly won the opening game at home to the weakest team and went on to collect just two more points from the remaining five. In all honesty we were pretty lucky to head into the...
EURO TRASH: THE INQUEST #2

EURO TRASH: THE INQUEST #2

I’M getting bored of the recriminations. It’s easy to talk about whose fault this season is. It’s easy to talk about fixing it with knee-jerk sackings and ‘I never thought he was any good anyway’ tirades. Easy to point out the positions...
EURO TRASH: THE INQUEST #1

EURO TRASH: THE INQUEST #1

THE last time I cracked my fingers and wrote a little piece for The Anfield Wrap I was defending Brendan Rodgers’ team selection and the Reds’ performance in Madrid. It was a positive article backing the manager and trying to silence the naysayers. This...
LIVERPOOL 1 BASEL 1

LIVERPOOL 1 BASEL 1

MUCH of the talk before the game was of Olympiakos and the Road to Istanbul. That team too had stumbled through the group and early season consistencies to see the season explode into life with a swing of Gerrard’s right boot. I’m not sure how the night...
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