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
Ian Rush is the record goalscorer for Liverpool and Wales. These days, he’s an ambassador for Liverpool and Uefa. Rush spends some of his spare time in Cork with his partner Carol Anthony, from Togher. Rush has joined Liverpool on their summer tour with the final stop today (5.15pm) in Dublin as the Reds face Athletic Bilbao at the Aviva Stadium
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
Felix Healy is the only Irishman, north or south, to make the leap from domestic leagues to a major international tournament. spoke to him about 1982, the World Cup, balancing his days playing football with nights as a gigging musician and a life less ordinary.
Sat, 04 Jun, 2016
Mario Balotelli gave away his Liverpool shirt at half-time against Real Madrid in a moment that symbolised the gaping gap between the two sides; and there will be now be inevitable speculation over whether he will ever get it back again.
Thu, 23 Oct, 2014
The last time Liverpool won a league title, back in 1990, the internet had not yet been invented; but such is the incredible interest surrounding the current team’s bid to win a first title in 24 years it would be no surprise to see the worldwide web collapse under the pressure of their latest victory.
Mon, 14 Apr, 2014
There are occasions in football, special moments, when history changes before your very eyes; and Arsenal and Liverpool fans may well find themselves drifting back 26 years when the Premier League’s first and third-placed teams meet today, dreaming of recreating just such a turning point.
Sat, 02 Nov, 2013