Tag: liverpool

Liverpool and the defiant heroics of Istanbul

Facing the world’s best team in AC Milan, when Liverpool came in at half-time 3-0 down, all hope seemed lost. But hope was, in fact, all they had

Ian Rush and the four-goal Merseyside mauling of Everton

This feature is part of Virtuoso If “comparison”, as former United States President Theodore Roosevelt said, “is the thief of joy”, it’s a wonder that so many football fans are so obsessed…

Gary McAllister’s Indian Summer at Liverpool

The opening goal set a hypnotically frantic tone. Captivatingly familiar for a derby game. Quality’s void filled with the excruciating knowledge that something is always about to happen. In clearing a David Unsworth…

The unravelling of Gérard Houllier’s Liverpool

It was March 2002 and Liverpool were flying high. As the 2001/02 Premier League season entered its closing stretch, manager Gérard Houllier made a grandiose declaration about his team’s future; they were,…