Liverpool in Question

Posted by admin | Players,Teams | Wednesday 18 August 2010 3:27 pm

The most successful name in the history of English football (with only Manchester United presenting even the semblance of a legitimate protest), the Liverpool Football Club has fallen upon hard times over the past season, both on and off the field. Liverpool’s play failed to qualify for the Champions League, a rarity for the club, while manager Rafa Benitez left the club after six seasons at the helm. Just a season after Benitez signed a new 5 year contract to stay with Liverpool, citing his love for the club, city and fans in the process, the relationship soured as Liverpool limped towards a 7th place finish. At year’s end, it was mutually agreed upon that the contract would be terminated and the team and long time coach would part ways. Benitez quickly caught on with InterMilan who, ironically, will be defending their Champions League title, where Liverpool will be stuck on the outside looking in. (more…)