Before Manchester United won their first league title with Sir Alex Ferguson, we had seven league titles and Liverpool had 18. By the time he retired, it was 20-18 to us. Fergie famously said that his greatest achievement was knocking Liverpool off their f**king perch, and Ander Herrera has discussed that today.
Word on the wire is that Steven Gerrard is soon to receive the freedom of the City of Liverpool after making the call to retire last November.
The former Liverpool captain had his name formally put forward by the Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, with the Echo reporting that the nomination is set to be formally agreed at a city council meeting next week.
As the great and the good of the football world lined up to lavish Steven Gerrard with praise on his retirement, it should come as no surprise that there was one lone voice of dissent amid the din.
That voice, you might have guessed, belonged to El-Hadji Diouf, who has seemingly made it his life's work to chastise Gerrard and fellow former Liverpool teammate Jamie Carragher at every possible juncture.
Having made his senior debut almost exactly a year previous, 19-year-old Steven Gerrard finally got off the mark for Liverpool in a 4-1 thrashing ofbottom side Sheffield Wednesday in December of 1999.
On what was a bitterly cold afternoon at Anfield, Gerrard only starting due to a raft of injuries in Gerard Houllier's midfield ranks finally reintroduced blood to the extremities of the 40,000-odd Reds fans in attendance when the local lad from down the roadwent a-waltzing through the Wednesday defence to score his very first goal for the club.
Steven Gerrard has today announced that he has retired from professional football, aged 36.
Having left LA Galaxy last week, speculation was rife that Gerrard was mulling over player-coach roles with the likes of MK Dons, Celtic and former club Liverpool, but no his playing days are now officially over.
It’s an age-old debate, with seemingly no logical conclusion. Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard defined a generation of English central midfielders and yet, they can’t be unanimously separated in an individual comparison. They were similar in so many ways, and yet different in so many others.
Statistically, Lampard’s 211 goals in 648 games for Chelsea seems far far superior to Gerrard’s 186 in 710 for Liverpool.
After a tumultuous two seasons in MLS, Steven Gerrard has announced he will join fellow expat Frank Lampard and depart from his team.
The LA Galaxy announced that Gerrard would not return to the team for the 2017 season, ending the former Liverpool star's tenure in MLS. Over a season and a half, Gerrard appeared in 34 matches, scoring five goals and notching 14 assists for the Galaxy en route to two playoff appearances.
With Los Angeles shaping up to be a winter wonderland of DP signings, there maynever have been a more crucial time for the Galaxy in terms of determining their identity.
The Galaxy have always been at the forefront of the DP conversation in MLS.The team's signing of David Beckham was the impetus for the launch of the rule as a whole, and since then the team has, coincidentally or purposefully depending on your level of conspiracy belief, been the benefit of many changes to the rule over the years.
The 2016 Philadelphia Union by the numbers Statistics can be hard to sell in soccer. Goals and assists are simple enough to study, but metrics like possession and passing can often be twisted into some skewed narrative that really doesn't explain what happened in a 90-minute game.
Seattle's Gem had been the apple of the Red's eye, even during their pursuit of Sebastian Giovinco.
With the treble still in play, FC Dallas must adapt their playing style to accommodate Mauro Diaz's absence. Their squad gets their first test in adaptability this Sunday, as they face the Sounders in the rubber match of a back and forth regular season series.
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Seattle is listed as one of five teams "keen" on signing the ancient Chelsea great. It make no sense.
Seattle Sounders are one of the more well known teams of Major League Soccer. They get attached to a lot of famous names, but most of those don't work out — because most rumors are crap. This is almost certainly one of those rumors.