Liverpool F.C.

Comeback win shows Liverpool's character, says Rodgers

Steven Gerrard jumps for joy after his match-winning penalty. Photo: AFP

Liverpool’s new-found character helped them secure a last-gasp 3-2 win at bottom club Fulham in the Premier League on Wednesday, a game that manager Brendan Rodgers said they would have lost last season.

Thursday, 13 February, 2014, 10:50am 1 comment

Football club for sale: only the mad need apply

We know that investors are not always rational beings. But to invest in a football club in the English Premier League - as Kenny Huang, boss of Hong Kong company QSL Sports is proposing to do - you really have to be stone crazy.

Huang is looking to buy Liverpool FC from its American owners George Gillett and Tom Hicks.

4 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

It's nothing personal, but Bruce Grobbelaar is not Rafael Benitez's biggest fan

Liverpool great Bruce Grobbelaar likes to speak his mind and he was scathing in his criticism of Reds coach Rafael Benitez this week, saying the Spaniard's rotation policy was nothing less than an 'absolute disaster'.

23 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

FA shows bias in rule reversal

The English FA made a convenient U-turn recently in reversing a decision, made in March 2004, that granted an English team as winners of the Champions League an automatic slot in the following year's tournament.

7 May 2005 - 12:00am

Scuffles erupt before soccer final

Thousands of angry fans fail to get tickets for the Asian Cup match between China and Japan

Scuffles broke out before the start of the Asian Cup soccer final between China and Japan last night when thousands of fans were refused entry to the Workers' Stadium to watch the game.

8 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Graphic picture unnecessary

Do we really need such graphic photographs of the dead and dying to remind us of the Hillsborough disaster, such as that which appeared in the sports section of the South China Morning Post on April 15? Anyone remotely connected to the news events at the time remembers starkly the suffering of the victims and their relatives.

20 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Fans awaiting flood of goals

THE theme music for Wharf's live Saturday games is being changed to 'All We Are Saying, Is Give Us A Goal' (to tune of John Lennon's Give Peace A Chance).

Two weekends so far, zero goals in the prime games.

First Newcastle ran into a red wall at home to defiant 10-man Charlton, then Liverpool and Arsenal contrived to put on an exhibition of how to miss sitters.

28 Aug 1998 - 12:00am


JAMIE Redknapp has been this particular way before. Indeed, in the six years and 10 months the England midfielder has spent at Anfield, Liverpool have never quite managed to rediscover their title-winning direction of old.

5 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Liverpool eye Lama

LIVERPOOL are chasing shamed French 'keeper Bernard Lama.

The 34-year-old extrovert, who has just returned from a two-month drug ban, is available in a cut-price ?800,000 move from French champions Paris St Germain.

Liverpool are looking for experienced cover for David James and Anfield officials have already spoken to Lama's agent.

12 Sep 1997 - 12:00am