Theirs was no disgrace – the day Chelsea’s youngsters humbled Liverpool

AT THE mid-point of the 1977-78 season, FA Cup success and avoiding relegation was all Chelsea could hope for – a far cry from the early 1970s when the Blues, under Dave Sexton, won two trophies and reached three consecutive cup finals. An over-ambitious rebuilding project contributed to Sexton’s downfall and in 1974, the departure […]

Gerrard, the last of the red-hot scousers

The end of a great Liverpool career is nigh. Steven Gerrard, who couldn’t sound more Anfield if he tried – “Course” – has announced his departure from the club he has been with since Primary School. As is customary these days, high-profile players make a media event out of their retirement, international withdrawal, new haircut […]