Gerrard at the double

May 9, 2009

“Steven Gerrard scored twice against West Ham as Liverpool cruised to a 3-0 win to move top of the Barclays Premier League and keep alive their slim title hopes. With Manchester United playing later in the weekend, Rafael Benitez’s men overtook them on goal difference but time has almost run out and they only have two matches left.” (ESPN)
West Ham 0-3 Liverpool (BBC)
West Ham United v Liverpool – as it happened (Guardian)
Liverpool back on top of Premier League (Telegraph)
Premier League: In pictures (Telegraph)
Gerrard steers Reds top (This Is Anfield)

Sami Hyypiä

May 9, 2009

“Sami Tuomas Hyypiä (born 7 October 1973) is a Finnish footballer who plays in the centre back position. Currently, he plays for Liverpool in the English Premier League and is the captain of the Finland national football team.” Wikipedia

More tributes come in for Sami (This Is Anfield)
“Former Liverpool players Kenny Dalglish and Phil Thompson have begun what will probably be the first of many tributes for defender Sami Hyypia, who will leave the club at the end of this season.”

Liverpool FC Pictures (ECHO)
“WITH the news that defensive stalwart Sami Hyypia is to leave Liverpool after ten years of magnificent service, we pay tribute by looking back at his distinguished career in pictures”

Sami Hyypia: Leaving Liverpool (EPL TALK)
“There won’t be a sympathy vote PFA award for Sami Hyypia as he ends his ten year career with Liverpool FC, but for Reds supporters his legend will remain as large as the 6′4 Finn himself.”

Sami Hyypia Bio Send To Friend (ESPN)
“Hyypia’s performances for Liverpool since joining the club from Willem II earned him a reputation as one of the Premier Leagues best defenders but as his contract draws to a close under the reign of Rafa Benitez he has become more of a peripheral, if still influential, player.”