Carles Puyol

May 20, 2009

“Carles Puyol i Saforcada (born 13 April 1978 in La Pobla de Segur, Lleida, Catalonia) is a Spanish football defender who plays for Spanish La Liga club FC Barcelona and the Spanish national team.” Wikipedia, YouTube, (1)

Mark Lawrenson: No regrets for Liverpool FC

May 20, 2009

“IN the end, Liverpool have achieved pretty much the best outcome they could have hoped for this season – even though the wait to end the title drought goes on. Yes, people will point to the seven home draws which, if they had been turned into wins might just have given them that extra little nudge over the line ahead of Manchester United.” (Liverpool Banter)

Rafa Benitez: Liverpool May Break Club Transfer Record This Summer (Goal)
“Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez has already turned his sights to next season, and how he can improve the squad that ran Manchester United so close in this season’s race for the Premier League title, revealing that big money might well be spent in an attempt to overhaul their rivals from the other end of the East Lancs Road.”

Xabi Alonso’s agent refuses to dismiss Real Madrid deal – Liverpool FC latest (Liverpool Daily Post)
“XABI ALONSO’S agent, Inaki Ibanez, has refused to rule out a summer move to Real Madrid for one of Liverpool’s players of the season. But the player himself insists he wants his long-term future to remain at Anfield.”

Fernando Torres faces Atletico Madrid – Liverpool FC latest (Liverpool Echo)
“FERNANDO TORRES finally looks set for an emotional reunion with Atletico Madrid after Liverpool lined up a pre-season friendly against his former club. Injury denied Torres the opportunity to play against Atletico when Liverpool met the La Liga outfit in a pair of matches in the group stages of this season’s Champions League, with both games ending in draws.”

Steven Cohen: The bleat goes on (This Is Anfield)
“JUST over two and a half years ago (November 2006), Kelvin MacKenzie (editor of The S*n in 1989) was giving a speech when he suddenly referred to his infamous front page ‘The Truth’ story by saying that he would not make any apology for ‘telling it like it was.’ He also said, in reference to his decision to publish the fabricated story, ‘I was not sorry then and I’m not sorry now.’”

Lucas in pledge to beef up (This is Anfield)
“Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva will spend more time this summer improving his physical presence on the pitch to catch-up with the tougher English Premier League.”