Archives: Liverpool

Carragher and Gerrard out for Liverpool

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Liverpool will be glad not to see Sunderland again for a while. They picked up a 2-0 win but at a hight cost. Centre-back Jamie Carragher suffered a broken rib and collapsed lung during Saturday’s match at Sunderland. It is … Continue reading

Third qualifying round draw

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

It’s hard to imagine but the final is a mere 288 days away! With that in mind, the draw for the third and final round of qualifying for the 2007/08 UEFA Champions League group stage was held on Friday and … Continue reading

AC Milan win it all

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

While the scoreline turned out the way I had predicted, the game itself was quite different than what I had imagined. AC Milan despite winning 2-1, did not look their best last night. Content to sit back and play long … Continue reading

Champions League Final Underwhelms

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It was by no means the prettiest of Champions League finals. And, in fact, it was another example of the overall decline of football during the past one to two years. Instead of the beautiful free-flowing football that we all … Continue reading

CL Final Preview

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

In what should be a thrilling rematch of the 2005 final, AC Milan will look to erase the memory of losing the final after being 3-0 up at the half. Liverpool staged what will forever be one of the most … Continue reading

AC Milan White, Liverpool Red

Posted on by Christopher Harris

AC Milan, despite being named the home side in the Champions League Final, has opted to where its away shirt, allowing Liverpool to wear red. Other than the 2005 Champions League Final, which AC Milan lost to Liverpool (Milan wore … Continue reading

Liverpool through on penalties

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

After a cagey match that only saw one goal, a 22nd minute strike from Daniel Agger, Liverpool and Chelsea needed penalty kicks to decide who would go on to the final in Athens. Pepe Reina was the hero stopping both … Continue reading

Semi-finals 2nd Leg Preview

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Everything is still up for grabs heading into the second leg and it should be an exciting two days of CL football. Chelsea v LiverpoolThe snarky remarks continue to be tossed around by both managers with Benitez now sinking to … Continue reading

Analysis of an Annihilation

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

I promise to do my utmost to prevent this article from degenerating into an exercise in hyperbole but the task is a difficult one. After witnessing the display Manchester United put on against AS Roma in a highlight package, I … Continue reading

UCL Quarter-Final Preview (1 of 2)

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

AC Milan v Bayern MunichTwo of the more storied franchises to compete for the Champions League title (formerly called the European Cup). Bayern, European Champions on four previous occasions, have struggled for form in the Bundesliga but have shown signs … Continue reading

Quarter-final matchups set

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

The drawing for the quarter-finals was held this morning in Milan and here are the matchups:1: Milan v Bayern Munich2: PSV v Liverpool3: Roma v Manchester United4: Chelsea v Valencia The first legs are to be played on 03 & … Continue reading

Live Champions League Matches from ESPN360

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I was fortunate to watch the Liverpool against Barcelona match live on ESPN360 today, the broadband service from ESPN that provides streaming video broadcasts. ESPN360 is offering free access between now and March 15, which means that tomorrow’s Man United … Continue reading

Champions League Games on U.S. Television

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The world awaits the return of the Champions League over the next couple of days. Beginning Tuesday, we have mouthwatering ties to look forward to including: Liverpool v BarcelonaESPN2, 2:30pm ET Chelsea v PortoSetanta Sports, 2:30pm ET Valencia v Inter … Continue reading

Liverpool’s Game Plan To Knock Barcelona Out

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Despite the cruel blow that Liverpool received Saturday when the better side lost to Manchester United, Rafa Benitez will be smiling on the streets of Merseyside this weekend. That’s because he will have watched Sevilla’s 2-1 win against Barca, and … Continue reading

The Truth About the Hillsborough Disaster

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s been 6,447 days since the Hillsborough Disaster occurred on what many believe was the darkest day in the history of football. On that fateful day in April 1989, 96 innocent football fans tragically died when many of them were … Continue reading

Reflections from the Community Shield Match

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Premiership Countdown: 5 Days to Go. The season is upon us, and what a terrific Community Shield it was. While not the best classic, it reminded me of the reasons why we love English football so much. Here are just … Continue reading

Liverpool Put Pressure On Man United

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Liverpool’s 2-1 FA Cup semi-final win against Chelsea yesterday was good news for the Premiership. For the past decade, the Premiership has been a two horse race with Arsenal and Manchester United dominating the league. Now, looking at next season, … Continue reading

Chelsea v Liverpool: FA Cup Semi-Final

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The biggest match of the weekend won’t be televised on Fox Soccer Channel. So, if you’re interested in following the Chelsea versus Liverpool FA Cup Semi Final, read on… In the States, the only way to watch the game is … Continue reading