Articles tagged 'liverpool'

Taibu's year of cogitating 8 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) convener of selectors Tatenda Taibu has revealed that it took him a year before he finally accepted an offer to come back from Liverpool and be part of the game’s rebuilding exercise. Due to the deep scars he had suffered in his previous two stints as a player, T...
Taibu rules out sensational comeback 5 June 2017 HARARE - Ex-Zimbabwe cricket coach Alan Butcher triggered renewed hope of seeing former captain Tatenda Taibu back into the national colours again one more time. Whether the drive was sincere or made in jest it certainly had many Taibu fans filled with lots of anticipation that the “Little Mas...
ZRSCA departure postponed 13 April 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Rising Stars Cricket Academy (ZRSCA)’s departure for Liverpool, England which was scheduled for yesterday has been delayed, the Daily News has learnt. A group of 16 talented young cricketers were selected to be part of the first group to establish the academy which is a b...
Bantam Taibu dreams big 26 March 2017 HARARE - Regardless of his small stature, Zimbabwe Cricket convenor of selectors Tatenda Taibu is a man full of wisdom. His return to national cricket administration after a premature end to his playing career has come as a welcome relief to Zimbabwe Cricket’s chairperson Tavengwa Mukuhlani, w...
Zimbos show Warriors some love 22 January 2017 HARARE - The Warriors might be a perennial bore and pain to some local fans but they remain firmly tucked in the hearts of most football loving supporters. On a day English Premier League giants Manchester United and Liverpool clashed in one of the world’s eagerly anticipated matches character...
Rodgers warns Reds fans 17 January 2015 LONDON - Brendan Rodgers has described Daniel Sturridge’s recovery as “critical” for Liverpool but the manager warned the striker needs time to recapture last season’s devastating form following a spate of injuries. Sturridge is back in training at Melwood after rehabilitation work in the Unit...
Gerrard is still the Don 7 January 2015 LONDON - Steven Gerrard’s Long Goodbye started in style and all at Liverpool will hope that it climaxes back in London with an emotional farewell on his 35th birthday – the day of the FA Cup final. In his first game since announcing that he would be leaving the club at the end of this season, ...
Bony targets Liverpool 29 December 2014 SWANSEA - Wilfried Bony is ready to show Liverpool what they’re missing as he vows to end his stunning year as he started it ...with Premier League goals. No-one has been able to touch the Swansea City striker when it’s come to finding the net over the past 12 months, the indomitable Ivorian m...
Suárez not on Ballon d'Or shortlist 29 October 2014 LONDON - Barcelona’s striker Luis Suárez has been omitted from Fifa’s 23-man list of contenders for the Ballon d’Or award. The list, which will be whittled down to the one player deemed to be the world’s best, has no Englishmen but five Premier League players on it, though there is no place fo...
Liverpool in sorry state 25 October 2014 JOHANNESBURG - Former European giants Liverpool’s season hit an all-time low on Wednesday. Losing 3-0 at home to European club champions Real Madrid at Anfield must rank as one of the darkest days in the history of this celebrated club. It was not the scoreline that shocked the entire world...
We must rise to challenge – Rodgers 22 October 2014 LONDON - Brendan Rodgers has challenged his Liverpool players to rise to the occasion when they face holders Real Madrid in a crucial Champions League showdown at Anfield tonight. Rodgers's side can't afford to lose any more ground in the race to qualify for the knockout stages after a shock l...
McKenzie steps downSturridge suffers new injury 19 October 2014 LONDON - Liverpool have been dealt another significant blow after Daniel Sturridge broke down in his first session since returning to training. Brendan Rodgers had been hoping to have Sturridge back in time for today’s game at Queens Park Rangers or Wednesday’s Champions League fixture, but af...
Suarez texts best wishes to Reds 19 August 2014 LONDON - Brendan Rodgers received a good luck text from Luis Suárez before Liverpool’s Premier League opener against Southampton and claimed the win could set the tone for another title challenge without the brilliant Uruguay international. The Liverpool manager described the 2-1 win as “vital...
'No rush to replace Suarez' 16 August 2014 LONDON - Brendan Rodgers is prepared to wait until the final days of the transfer window to sign a replacement for Luis Suárez but believes Liverpool are better equipped for this season regardless of if another striker arrives. Liverpool have made inquiries for Radamel Falcao, Edinson Cavani a...
The best EPL ever in prospect 16 August 2014 JOHANNESBURG - The global showpiece which is the English Premiership kicks off this afternoon with lots of intriguing promises from various clubs. Champions Manchester City have once again gone into the overdrive when it comes to recruitment by making use of billions from the oil money being p...
Liverpool target Eto'o 13 August 2014 LONDON - Liverpool are considering a move for the veteran Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o as they look to increase Brendan Rodgers’ forward options before the transfer deadline. The 33-year-old is a free agent having been released by Chelsea at the end of last season and has held talks with Ajax...
Remy's Liverpool move off 29 July 2014 LONDON - Liverpool must reconsider their forward options in the summer transfer market after Loïc Rémy’s proposed £8m move from Queens Park Rangers collapsed on medical grounds, although the club strengthened their defence on Sunday night by signing Dejan Lovren from Southampton. Rémy was expe...
Liverpool bank on old boys 10 May 2014 LONDON - It may be an exercise in straw-clutching after his team's capitulation at Crystal Palace but Lucas Leiva claims Liverpool have not given up hope of Andy Carroll and Stewart Downing reviving their old club's title chances against Manchester City. The West Ham United pair, Lucas admits,...
Liverpool blow victory at Palace 6 May 2014 LONDON - Liverpool shed tears of despair after blowing a 3-0 lead with 11 minutes remaining to draw 3-3 at Crystal Palace in an astonishing Premier League match on Monday which almost certainly ended their hopes of a first title for 24 years. Liverpool looked to be coasting to victory at Selhu...
Prophet Angel predicts Chelsea victory 29 April 2014 HARARE - Celebrity preacher Prophet Uebert Angel last Sunday prophesied correctly that English Premiership giants, Liverpool would lose to Chelsea in their crucial league match. Hours before the match kicked off, Angel stood before thousands attending his congregation and more on his Miracle T...
The neutrals would love Liverpool to win 26 April 2014 JOHANNESBURG - For the neutrals, it will be great if Liverpool were to go on and win the English Premiership title after an excruciating 24-year wait. The last time the Merseyside won the English title was way back in 1990. Soon after, club legend Kenny Dalglish just decided to walk away from ...
Reds embark on title advance 19 April 2014 LONDON - Liverpool visit Norwich City this weekend, determined to maintain focus on the task in hand despite growing national excitement about their bid to be crowned Premier League champions.Last weekend's pulsating 3-2 defeat of title rivals Manchester City left Brendan Rodgers's side two point...
Reds take on City 12 April 2014 LONDON - Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has no complaints about the way in which the Reds have reached the top of the Premier League table ahead of Sunday’s showdown with big-spending Manchester City. City, bankrolled by Sheikh Mansour, won the Premier League in 2012 with a star-studded s...
Arsenal back top, United held 20 October 2013 LONDON - Arsenal, temporarily knocked off top spot after Liverpool had played earlier in the day, returned to the summit of the Premier League when they beat Norwich City 4-1 on Saturday. Jack Wilshere's opener after 16 minutes at the Emirates Stadium capped a brilliant flowing move for the Gu...
Returning Suarez sends Reds second 30 September 2013 LONDON - Luis Suarez marked his return to Premier League action with two goals to help Liverpool to a 3-1 win at managerless Sunderland that lifted them to second in the table on Sunday. The Uruguay striker, who returned from a 10-match ban for biting in the midweek League Cup loss at Manchest...