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Gerrard shrugs off injury scare

Posted Tuesday, June 01, 2010 by teamtalk.com98 hits

England midfielder Steven Gerrard has played down another injury scare ahead of the World Cup. Liverpool captain Gerrard sparked fears ahead of the Three Lions' South Africa campaign last week when he twice withdrew from training with a damaged calf. The midfielder then hurt his knee during England's 2-1 friendly win over Japan in Graz on Sunday, but has shrugged off the latest knock. "It...Full Story »

Torres praises matchwinner Gerrard

Posted Saturday, May 29, 2010 by PA96 hits

Spain striker Fernando Torres has identified his Liverpool colleague Steven Gerrard as a potential matchwinner for England. Three Lions boss Fabio Capello currently has selection problems in central midfield due to Gareth Barry's ankle injury. Gerrarad could be deployed as a direct replacement for the Manchester City man but Torres believes the Reds captain is at his most dangerous when played ...Full Story »

Fabio Capello demanded aggression from England, says Steven Gerrard

Posted Tuesday, May 25, 2010 by theguardian.com149 hits

• 'In second half we got in their faces and stopped them playing'• Ledley King admits he struggled with Mexico's movement Steven Gerrard said Fabio Capello demanded more aggression at half-time as his England team secured a 3-1 friendly win over Mexico at Wembley. Mexico were allowed to dominate possession in the first half, although England went in 2-1 ahead at the interval afte...Full Story »

Gerrard feels for Ballack

Posted Monday, May 24, 2010 by PA50 hits

England midfielder Steven Gerrard has expressed sympathy for Michael Ballack after the Germany captain was ruled out of the World Cup finals through injury. It brought back memories for the Liverpool captain of being forced out of the 2002 finals in Japan and South Korea. "I do feel sorry for Michael Ballack. I know exactly how he is feeling," he said. "Back in 2002, I experienced an injury an...Full Story »

Gerrard: Time is running out

Posted Sunday, May 23, 2010 by PA67 hits

Steven Gerrard insists England's players must approach this World Cup as if it were their last. As he is due to celebrate his 30th birthday at the end of the month, Gerrard is realistic enough to accept there may not be another chance for him to shine at football's top table. With Rio Ferdinand and Frank Lampard having already passed that milestone - and John Terry and Ashley Cole not far behin...Full Story »

Liverpool's Steven Gerrard Wants To Beat Chelsea Despite Possibility Of Manchester United Title

Posted Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by Goal.com105 hits

United are seeking a record 19th Premier League title. Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is adamant that he wants to defeat Chelsea on Sunday despite the fact that a victory over the Blues would effectively give Manchester United the Premier League title. Chelsea hold the top spot in the Premier League by one point over United with two games to play and many Anfield supporters do not want to se...Full Story »

Gerrard urges England to be united

Posted Wednesday, March 03, 2010 by PA84 hits

Steven Gerrard believes it is crucial the England squad are united this summer to have any chance of World Cup glory. Gerrard stressed the need to retain "togetherness and team spirit" in the wake of recent allegations concerning the likes of axed skipper John Terry and defender Ashley Cole. "I think it is important for everyone to get on to be successful. We know there are a lot of opinions...Full Story »

Gerrard wins Benitez praise

Posted Friday, February 26, 2010 by PA70 hits

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez hailed the contribution of captain Steven Gerrard after he became the leading English scorer in European competition in the 3-1 victory over Unirea Urziceni. The England midfielder scored the third goal - his 33rd in Europe to overtake Alan Shearer, who scored 30 for Newcastle and two for Blackburn. "It is really positive for him and the club - it also mean...Full Story »

Gerrard backs Reds to beat City

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2010 by PA83 hits

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has set his sights on beating Manchester City in 10 days' time as the race for Champions League places heats up. Wednesday night's 1-0 defeat at Arsenal - where the Reds have not won for a decade - along with a similar reverse for Tottenham at Wolves and Aston Villa's goalless draw with Manchester United handed the initiative to City. They are level on points...Full Story »

Gerrard: No more slip-ups

Posted Monday, February 08, 2010 by PA87 hits

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has warned his team-mates they cannot afford any more mistakes if they are to secure Champions League football next season. On Wednesday they go to Arsenal, where they have not won in the league for a decade, and victory at the Emirates Stadium would put Liverpool just two points behind the third-placed Gunners. But having come unstuck at places like Tottenha...Full Story »

Liverpool Skipper Steven Gerrard Could Be Fit To Face Wolverhampton Wanderers

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2010 by YAHOO Sport71 hits

Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez has revealed that talismanic skipper Steven Gerrard could make his comeback from injury at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday night. Gerrard returned to full training over the weekend following a two-week lay-off with a hamstring injury. "He was training on Saturday and then a full training session on Sunday, and today was the same," Benitez told the Reds' offici...Full Story »

Gerrard set for Reds return

Posted Monday, January 25, 2010 by PA75 hits

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is in contention for Tuesday's trip to Wolves after returning ahead of schedule from injury.The England international was expected to be sidelined for at least a fortnight after sustaining a hamstring problem in the FA Cup exit to Reading on January 13. However, he returned to action at the club's Melwood training ground over the weekend and could play at Molineu...Full Story »

Gerrard's return to boost Liverpool

Posted Friday, January 22, 2010 by PA76 hits

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is set to return to training in the coming days to further lift spirits at Anfield. The England midfielder had expected to be sidelined for at least two weeks with a hamstring injury sustained in the FA Cup third round replay defeat at home to Reading nine days ago. But he thinks he can be ready for Tuesday's trip to Wolves, although Bolton at home the following ...Full Story »

Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard face injury scans

Posted Thursday, January 14, 2010 by BBC.com102 hits

Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard will have scans on the injuries suffered during the FA Cup defeat by Reading, says Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez. Torres limped off in the first half with a twisted knee and Gerrard was replaced at half-time because of a hamstring problem. Midfielder Yossi Benayoun also has a knee injury and will be assessed on Thursday, confirmed Benitez. Shane Long score...Full Story »

Gerrard on the mark to spoil Church service

Posted Monday, January 04, 2010 by The Independent61 hits

Reading 1 Liverpool 1: Liverpool talisman's fortunate equaliser prevents Reading youngster pulling off shock of the day With live coverage on terrestrial television at the end of such a dull afternoon, the nation was looking to Reading to conjure some of that old Cup magic. They are neither the club nor the team they were when Liverpool last played in Berkshire two years ago, but they made a de...Full Story »

Liverpool skipper Gerrard admits relief after seeing off spirited Wolves

Posted Sunday, December 27, 2009 by tribalfootball.com186 hits

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard was relieved to see off Wolves 2-0 yesterday at Anfield. Second-half goals from Gerrard and Yossi Benayoun gave nervy Liverpool a victory that was only secured once Wolves had been reduced to 10 men. Gerrard said: "Wolves come here organised, they were always going to be difficult to beat. "It was just all about waiting for that breakthrough. We were nervo...Full Story »

Rafael Benítez admits to crisis talks with Steven Gerrard over loss of form

Posted Thursday, December 24, 2009 by theguardian.com56 hits

Steven Gerrard has played nine times for Liverpool since returning from a month-long injury. Rafael Benítez has revealed he has held talks with Steven Gerrard over the midfielder's struggle for form as he looks to the Liverpool captain and Fernando Torres to end the club's alarming slump. Liverpool host Wolves on Boxing Day having won only four times in 17 matches, with two rivals for a C...Full Story »

Stevens remains focussed

Posted Thursday, November 05, 2009 by PA56 hits

Salzburg boss Huub Stevens insists he is not worrying about results elsewhere as he prepares his side for Thursday's Europa League clash with Levski Sofia in Bulgaria.Victory for the visitors, coupled with Villarreal failing to win against Lazio in the other match in Group G, would guarantee Salzburg's place in the next stage.The Austrians top the pool with nine points from three matches - three...Full Story »

Gerrard causing concern - Benitez

Posted Saturday, October 31, 2009 by PA41 hits

Steven Gerrard will miss his third successive Liverpool match with the groin injury he picked up playing for England in Ukraine earlier this month.Liverpool will also be without England full-back Glen Johnson (calf) for the game against Fulham at Craven Cottage.Italian midfielder Alberto Aquilani, who made his first-team debut at Arsenal in the Carling Cup on Wednesday, has picked up a virus and...Full Story »

Montrose boss Steven Tweed expects to be without a host of players for the Scottish Cup clash away to juniors Banks O'Dee in Aberdeen.

Posted Saturday, October 24, 2009 by PA68 hits

The Montrose gaffer says he is unlikely to have any more players at his disposal this weekend, with John Gemmell, Sean Fleming, Fraser Milligan, Gordon Pope and James Collier all still out injured.Tweed said: "Banks o' Dee go into the tie with nothing to lose."It is on their ground and it will be a very tough game for us. We will have to put on a performance if we are to get anything. We must tu...Full Story »

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