Mon, 15 Jun, 2020
Long-suffering Liverpool supporters, for whom the mere mention of the word ‘slip’ can bring on a fit of the vapours, won’t want to hear him say it — but Graeme Souness has ruled out any possibility of a collapse for Jurgen Klopp’s team and so, even with the New Year still only in its infancy, he has no hesitation in calling the 2020 title race in favour of his old club.
Sat, 11 Jan, 2020
It might be hard to imagine Graeme Souness, the Roy Keane of his era, taking to the pitch for even a routine assignment with anything other than his most ferocious battle face on but, as he revealed in his Sunday newspaper column at the weekend, he and his Liverpool team mates were “larking around like 12-year-olds” in the tunnel before they walked out to play Roma in the latter’s own backyard in the 1984 European Cup final.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
While Fifa may have signalled the shape of things to come in football by trialling video replay technology at the Club World Cup in Japan, it’s the inconsistent application of some of the most basic rules in football which, in the here and now, continues to confound players, enrage supporters, and keep television pundits working overtime.
Sat, 24 Dec, 2016
There were those who sympathised. They know Basle have always been tricky, especially against the English. These were reasonable people who understood you can’t go missing for five years and just pick up where you left off in 2009. They know it was expected then because Rafa had already earned his stripes at Valencia, while Rodgers is a relative novice.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
“Some of the biggest names in football… they were sitting on the bench, looking for direction. I thought, ‘Jesus Christ. What do I do here?’ And then I thought I’d just better do what got me there in the first place. They seemed to think it was okay, what I did, after a while.”
Sat, 01 Mar, 2014