Glen Johnson: I’m Very Happy With How Things Have Been Going

A year since Liverpool were taken over by Fenway Sports Group, defender Glen Johnson believes things at Anfield are very much on the up. Fenway Sports Group, led by John W. Henry completed their takeover of Liverpool in October last year, ending the reign of George Gillett and Tom Hicks, which had been blighted by unrest amongst players and fans alike. And Johnson reveals the impact the new owners have…

October 20, 2011

John Henry Targets Top-Four Finish

Liverpool owner John W Henry has warned Kenny Dalglish it would be a “major disappointment” if the club fail to secure Champions League football this season. Significant investment in new players has raised expectations at Liverpool, with Jordan Henderson, Charlie Adam and Stewart Downing all arriving as big-money summer captures. That trio will be used to support the January arrivals of Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll, brought in to replace…

August 1, 2011

Carroll Predicts Bright Future For Liverpool

Andy Carroll has predicted a bright future for Liverpool after scoring his first two goals for the club in Monday’s 3-0 win against Manchester City. Carroll, who became Liverpool’s record signing in a 35-million-pound transfer from Newcastle United in January, blessed the move by bagging a brace either side of a Dirk Kuyt strike. The victory lifted the Reds to within five points of fifth-placed Tottenham on the English Premier…

April 12, 2011

Fernando Torres: I Never kissed the Liverpool Badge

knows what awaits him. The deafening din that erupts within Stamford Bridge when his name is announced prior to kick-off, a discordant tumult of adulation from all sides and rasped chants of “traitor” from those in one corner of the Shed end will testify to the emotion exposed by his leaving Liverpool. Yet, clad in Chelsea blue, the Spaniard will retain his sang-froid. His is merely a job that has…

February 5, 2011

Liverpool Ready To Spend Torres Cash

Liverpool have lined up a remarkable £50m worth of transfers for deadline day as they prepare for life without Fernando Torres. The plan includes moves for Ashley Young, Charlie Adam and Luis Suárez. Chelsea are willing to pay cash to bring the disaffected Torres to Stamford Bridge in what would be a record transfer between two British clubs, although not the £50m that Liverpool are seeking, which equates to the…

January 31, 2011

Henry: Unhappy Liverpool players can leave

Liverpool owner John W Henry concedes no player will be kept at Liverpool against their will – but has expressed his surprise at the relative lack of worth of contracts in English football. There has been speculation this week over the futures of star men Fernando Torres, Jose Reina and Dirk Kuyt, and Henry admits that he would not stand in their way if they wanted to quit the club….

November 7, 2010