Liverpool Rumours Archive October 04 2010

 

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04 Oct 2010 23:56:45
What other club does the shiek own? i bet you it is not another european club.the problem would be what would happen if liverpool and durgarden where in europe and drawn against each other?clash of interest im afraid.uefa would not allow it.

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04 Oct 2010 23:55:25
04 Oct 2010 23:33:56
I am a swedish l.f.c supporter and talk of pesson buying the club is false.he is joint chaiman of durgarden f.c in sweden and would not be allowed by fifa, uefa or the fa to have some control or influence in 2 different clubs.

Incorrect. I looked into this too and he is actually co-funding a cooperation for the club. He is not the chairman of the club itself. Durgarden f.c.'s chairman is Tommy Jacobson. Stefan Persson isn't even on the board so this rumour isn't entirely dead.

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04 Oct 2010 23:45:20
The sheikh that owns city owns another club aswell so whats the difference if perrsen owned another club

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04 Oct 2010 23:43:15
All this Stefan Persson talk was doing the rounds in various forums in July with people claiming then an announcement the next day. I therefore reckon this is just random rumour diffusion rather than having any basis in reality.

Shame though, having worked for a Swedish company I can say hand on heart that their business culture is one of honesty. They don;t always make good decisions and never make quick ones but if they say they are going to do something then they will keep their word. Unlike septic tanks who will say one thing then shaft you as soon as your back is turned.

Bob

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04 Oct 2010 23:33:56
I am a swedish l.f.c supporter and talk of pesson buying the club is false.he is joint chaiman of durgarden f.c in sweden and would not be allowed by fifa, uefa or the fa to have some control or influence in 2 different clubs.

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04 Oct 2010 23:33:19
Does anyone else think like me that roy has proven that
managing us is far too big a task for him! and even though our team are playing as if they don't give a monkeys it is down to roy to take control of the situation and show a backbone.
on paper we have a team more than capable to be in at least the top ten at this early stage of the season, if we give roy the grace of another five or six games and we end up loosing them because of roys poor management , do we not think he should bow down and say he cannot cope with this situation before we end up in a true relegation battle, let the men in suits sort out the financial side of things, and lets concentrate on whats happening on the pitch, and let kenny take over
before it is too late, iam sure he would sort the side out.
press beleivable if you think roy should quit, or unbeleivable if you think he should be given more time to sink us deeper towards relegation.
YNWA

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04 Oct 2010 23:29:28
04 Oct 2010 23:24:10
I posted this earlier.the first one to break this news 100% true
04 Oct 2010 21:43:16
Breaking news
liverpool fc sold to stefan perssen from sweeden
billionare! !

this man owns h&m

red karl YNWA

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04 Oct 2010 23:27:50
{ed's note - I am not a Manc nor do I (nor the Manc ed for that matter) live anywhere near Surrey. If you want to come on with a 'I am better fan than you because I am from Liverpool' attitude, then you had best take it elsewhere. Not only are at least two of the eds from Liverpool (including me) but it also does not make you a bigger or better fan. By the way, that attitude makes you far more plastic than anyone from Surrey.}

ED - i read his original comment as referring to the newspapers rather than yourself and the other site mods. A lot of people are very very emotional at the moment, and getting uptight. Facts, we are currently in the midst of a terrible run, but there are 31 league games left this season. The ownership issue should be dealt with very soon. I would lay my house and all my life savings on Liverpool most definitely finishing in the top half of the table. C'mon Redmen remember the words to our song, 'At the end of the storm there's a golden sky', i think the storm is coming to an end.

Great job on the site, remember LFC is not a passing fad, if supporters wish to turn their back on the team due to bad performances then we don't want them as supporters, Wayne Rooney shows more loyalty to missus than that.

ChrisE {ed's note - I hope that is what he meant, but his comments about us being in Surrey suggested otherwise. I have to say the only crumb of comfort I have at the moment is that the players we have are better than those we had in the Souness era, if only they can play to the best of their ability.}

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04 Oct 2010 23:26:51
God i hope your not bulls* tting.this would be great for the club

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04 Oct 2010 23:26:49
Nice rumour but who are you and why do you have this connection with barcap official?
i clicked believable anyway.


you will see stefan perssen is our new owner

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04 Oct 2010 23:26:36
In reply

I have been told by an official barcap official that tom hicks and george gillett have accepted a bid from Stefan Persson. Stefan Persson is our new owner its official broughton will announce next wednesday. The barcap official said " its done the owners have accepted a bid from Stefan Persson".


this was posted on facebook on the 18 september

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04 Oct 2010 23:24:10
I posted this earlier.the first one to break this news 100% true
04 Oct 2010 21:43:16
Breaking news
liverpool fc sold to stefan perssen from sweeden
billionare! !

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04 Oct 2010 23:10:16
I have been told by an official barcap official that tom hicks and george gillett have accepted a bid from Stefan Persson. Stefan Persson is our new owner its official broughton will announce next wednesday. The barcap official said " its done the owners have accepted a bid from Stefan Persson".

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nice rumour but who are you and why do you have this connection with barcap official?
i clicked believable anyway.

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04 Oct 2010 23:08:46
Wat was the official barcap official doing in your bedsit?

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04 Oct 2010 23:06:47
To whoever wrote this:
"Its all over the place in ireland that benitez wants to come back when the yanks are gone. He did an interview in the independent on sunday sayin he loved the club and would return 1 day. All things considered he had to work in the same mess and we were never in relegation zone. At least he fought for the good of the club against the yanky pr* ks. Roy is just a yes man. Toughts ed."

Benitez might come back one day but not for a long time. Very rarely happens and good managers don't look back. Any new owners are very likely to back Roy, hand over to Kenny or get someone brand new in.

As to Roy being a "yes man", he stated in one of his earliest interviews at Anfield that he wanted to see new owners in. Not my definition of a "yes man". The bottom line is that he has had to take over a squad that was already in disarray, he hasn't been able to make the changes he wants and has been bringing in his own brand of football which means disruption in the short-term (eg moving from zonal to man-marking at corners).

Give the guy some time. One of this club's great strengths has been backing it's managers and teams over the long-term and I would hate to see us become yet another club that fires managers at the first sign of trouble.

Let's all back Roy and wait to see what happens when the RBS loan is due up.

YNWA

A 38 year supporter. . .from Surrey.

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04 Oct 2010 22:52:44
I have been told by an official barcap official that tom hicks and george gillett have accepted a bid from Stefan Persson. Stefan Persson is our new owner its official broughton will announce next wednesday. The barcap official said " its done the owners have accepted a bid from Stefan Persson".

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04 Oct 2010 22:07:15
Hi. This is for Lee.
My mind said don't believe you but my heart wants to.
so i'll follow my heart and i'll wait patiently for this week to end, hoping for an announcement on the takeover possibly on wed, thurs or friday, like u've said.
YMWA =)

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04 Oct 2010 22:02:31
Ed I have to say you were spot on with your blast at the guy waving his"plastic" around. He wants us to be taken over by foreigners that will rely on a global fan base to move the club forward yet he abuses those that don't actually live in Liverpool. Liverpool is a great city known for it's humour but the doom and gloom has taken hold of some fans which filters through to the players. .

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04 Oct 2010 21:43:16
Breaking news
liverpool fc sold to stefan perssen from sweeden
billionare! !

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04 Oct 2010 21:29:34
Allrite ed , what would be the best outcome for liverpool football club to get yanks out in the up and coming days? as this is an imprtant few days? {ed's note - the best outcome? Do you mean the best way to get rid of them mate?}

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04 Oct 2010 21:23:45
Facts on the takeover. . without debt repayments we are a very profitable club, we are a world reknowned brand, we have supporters all over the world, we have the spine of a good side (Reina, Gerrard and Torres) already at the club - all good reasons why prospective owners would be interested in buying Liverpool FC. BUT. . would you pay 350 million quid for the club, knowing that with a loan payment due during October that is unlikely to be made and therefore the resulting default handing the club over to the banks - that the club could be bought for say 250 million quid.

Makes sense to me that we will be bought, I would prefer the fan ownership model, but I reckon there will be new owners soon, all depends on how advanced due diligence is and how quicklythe legal side of ownership can be sorted out after the defaulted payment. Yes I am hoping, but to me it also makes sense - there are people out there who will invest - they did in Man City and Chelski - and what brand / players/ worldwide following did they have at the time of thier takeovers?? Reckon Roy is a stop gap - not sure who else could come in - only Dalglish and Thompson at the moment for me, but I reckon we're close to takeover - the silence from the board says it all to me - change is afoot at Anfield!

Scousedaddy

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04 Oct 2010 21:19:11
Apparently Alonso isn't happy at real madrid and doesn't like mourinho.
Chance to get the guy back me thinks?

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04 Oct 2010 21:14:57
Hi All, had a quick question for Lee, I really don't mean to undermine or ridicule you, as I don't have any inside info myself, but just wanted to know if you could shed some light on what basis you know about the new owners ?
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hi i am lee and the above question was asked.
i can honestly say that liverpool have been taken over all the checks have been done now and they are fit to be liverpool owners. i know this because a friend of mine works at liverpool high up has been told on saturday by text. i have seen the actual text and it looked promising, he cleared everything up when he went in work the next day but nobody knows around liverpool who the new owners yet are except probably the boardroom. a press conference id set to be held this week( sorry if i said early this week to everyone it was a misunderstanding i was meant to say sometime this week but from what i can hear it may be before wednesday or maybe thursay or friday but it is for definate.
so keep look out guys you might see something, i myself hope its sheik maktoum! !

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04 Oct 2010 21:07:37
I'm from Surrey but have loved Liverpool for 29 years (although from Suffiolk originally).
It's definitely up there on my worry list at the moment (along with recession, my kids etc).
What a ludicrous attitude.

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04 Oct 2010 20:54:55
News that we r linked wid pablo hernandez of valencia, would be a good buy as we desperatley need width and pace in our team. also linked wid defour but man utd will probly snatch him away.

E.H LFC

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04 Oct 2010 20:49:08
Its a FACT lots of REAL LFC fans in the City with links to the Club have all been told the new owners will announce themselves this week! Forget the Manc eds who love nothing more than to spread doom and gloom amongst the plastic wannabes on here from their geeky little des res in sunny Surrey this is REAL rumours from the City i was born in! Tune in and then you can all get back to listing your fantasy transfer targets and worrying about which download site to watch us on. Or what goal celebration you want the players to do to show they care about you pathetic plastics WE are LFC and we are about to hit the big time! Bennyboy YNWA {ed's note - I am not a Manc nor do I (nor the Manc ed for that matter) live anywhere near Surrey. If you want to come on with a 'I am better fan than you because I am from Liverpool' attitude, then you had best take it elsewhere. Not only are at least two of the eds from Liverpool (including me) but it also does not make you a bigger or better fan. By the way, that attitude makes you far more plastic than anyone from Surrey.}

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04 Oct 2010 20:14:42
04 Oct 2010 19:56:18
OK . . Not a rumour I'm just trying to clear something up.

Phil Thompson was on Newstalk 106fm this morning. He DID NOT say the club would have new owners before the Neverton game. He said he HOPED it would be done before the derby to give the players and fans a boost, because if things continue in the current way, Who know how bad it will get.
In the interview he sounded Very Very concerned.

Trevor Byrne
LFC fan for 36 years from Dublin.


Understand What you are saying but I heard on Spin Southwest the same as TrueRed73 him clearly saying that he had heard rumours before that never came true but the whispers he is hearing now of the takeover was from a very reliable source. . Hope that he is not just trying to get supporters on his side after result and film being produced. .

LimerickRed

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04 Oct 2010 20:03:31
Its all over the place in ireland that benitez wants to come back when the yanks are gone. He did an interview in the independent on sunday sayin he loved the club and would return 1 day. All things considered he had to work in the same mess and we were never in relegation zone. At least he fought for the good of the club against the yanky pr* ks. Roy is just a yes man. Toughts ed.

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04 Oct 2010 19:56:18
OK . . Not a rumour I'm just trying to clear something up.

Phil Thompson was on Newstalk 106fm this morning. He DID NOT say the club would have new owners before the Neverton game. He said he HOPED it would be done before the derby to give the players and fans a boost, because if things continue in the current way, Who know how bad it will get.
In the interview he sounded Very Very concerned.

Trevor Byrne
LFC fan for 36 years from Dublin.

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04 Oct 2010 19:45:07
To all these people who believe Liverpool will be taken over by the end of the month. .forget it! The club will still be stuck with hicks and gillett by the end of the season, sorry people i hope im wrong i really do. .i don't think i am wrong though.

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04 Oct 2010 19:37:11
Phil Thompson said on Radio that he heard " whispers from a very reliable source " that the take over will be concluded before the Derby game on 16/ 10/ 10. All over news in Ireland. . Has the interview been played in England yet ?

Sounds promising

TrueRed73

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04 Oct 2010 19:30:32
Here's my theory of what is going on at the club.
Key players persuaded to stay by promise of new ownership and investment in the playing squad. Investment not forthcoming due to deluded yanks hanging on for unrealistic price. Key players pissed off and seeing top class leavers (masch) replaced by poor replacements (poulsen) not up for the fight needed / willing to dig deep for a club that has misled and failed them and now they fail us. This is down to the players and the manager on the day but ask yourself why? Why do they fail to perform, why does torres not looked arsed. It all points to the owners and their shameful lack of investment and lies to both us the fans and the players. Remember ragas net 20mil transfer budget that disappeared once he had signed a new contract.
Yanks out , ynwa.

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04 Oct 2010 19:26:31
Does anyone know truthfully any forthcoming takeover news? this is killing every liverpool fan with this silence, i do hope we can celebrate a new owner soon! !

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04 Oct 2010 19:07:02
Hi All, had a quick question for Lee, I really don't mean to undermine or ridicule you, as I don't have any inside info myself, but just wanted to know if you could shed some light on what basis you know about the new owners ?

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04 Oct 2010 18:55:15
Just watched a report on City and it was said that all the Sheikhs are after prem clubs now after watchin whats happenin at city. . . .Feckin hurry up.

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04 Oct 2010 18:34:29
Can there really be a new owner who would clear all the debts, build a new stadium, hugely invest in the team knowing that the best we can achieve this season is 6th place which means no UCL and the money that comes with it, not high chances in the unexplored market, tough to chance to sign high quality players.Its being said that the new owner is a business man if so liverpool will be his biggest gamble

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04 Oct 2010 17:41:15
Hi i am lee and someone posted this earlier. expect a press conference this week. . i could imagine wednesday or before or at the latest thursday or friday! everything was fanalised after the new owner(s) have been checked if they are suitable to be the liverpool football club owners and it came back all clear
Many thanks Lee
p.s. i will post something when its happened to prove all the people wrong who clicked unbelievable on saturday!

so that's all week covered then as you said beginning of week. so what happens friday no press conference all week.
oh youll be back its been delayed bla bla bla . . .heard it all before

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04 Oct 2010 17:22:15
To the guys who disagree, I would like to know your own thoughts. How do you think we can get the team winning again?

You too Ed. . what are your thoughts?

Also, would you sell Torres in Jan? For me, if we can get £40-50m and get two quality players in return then I would sell him all day long! His time is up!

PJ the Red.

I've said it many times before, it's NOW time to drop this 4-2-3-1 crap and move to a more attacking formation that players know.

No more of this BS defensive approach, It's do or die Roy!

4-4-2 against Everton!

- - - - - - -Babel- - - Kuyt

- - - Cole- - - -Gerrard- - -Johnson

- - - - - - - - -Meirless

Konchesky- Agger- - -Skrtel- - Kelly


Agree - believable
Disagree - Unbelievable

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04 Oct 2010 17:01:53
I think Lee said he would come back on here sometime the end of this week to gloat as he said the club would be sold sometime early this week, if I remember correctly.
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hi i am lee and someone posted this earlier. expect a press conference this week. . i could imagine wednesday or before or at the latest thursday or friday! everything was fanalised after the new owner(s) have been checked if they are suitable to be the liverpool football club owners and it came back all clear
Many thanks Lee
p.s. i will post something when its happened to prove all the people wrong who clicked unbelievable on saturday!

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04 Oct 2010 16:37:13
I've said it many times before, it's NOW time to drop this 4-2-3-1 crap and move to a more attacking formation that players know.

No more of this BS defensive approach, It's do or die Roy!

4-4-2 against Everton!

- - - - - - -Babel- - - Kuyt

- - - Cole- - - -Gerrard- - -Johnson

- - - - - - - - -Meirless

Konchesky- Agger- - -Skrtel- - Kelly


Agree - believable
Disagree - Unbelievable

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04 Oct 2010 16:33:04
04 Oct 2010 15:52:28
Jusy heard that Scot Parker, is looking for a move away from West Ham, and is hoping to move north, good friend of Joe Coles reckons it could go through in Jan window, could be his last chance of a big club.

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Can't see Parker making much difference really. Good premier league player, but don't know how much extra he can give.

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04 Oct 2010 15:52:28
Jusy heard that Scot Parker, is looking for a move away from West Ham, and is hoping to move north, good friend of Joe Coles reckons it could go through in Jan window, could be his last chance of a big club.

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04 Oct 2010 15:14:51
04 Oct 2010 14:19:21
Had it confirmed. Thomo did say that hes heard that club will b sold before the derby. Have u heard owt from lee who posted club will b sold this wk? Maybe he was telling the truth

ED, what did this guy taking about?

{Editor's Note: It is BS. Probably a fan of another club having a little tug of the collective leg. No more}

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04 Oct 2010 15:03:58
I think Lee said he would come back on here sometime the end of this week to gloat as he said the club would be sold sometime early this week, if I remember correctly.

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04 Oct 2010 14:19:21
Had it confirmed. Thomo did say that hes heard that club will b sold before the derby. Have u heard owt from lee who posted club will b sold this wk? Maybe he was telling the truth

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04 Oct 2010 13:57:27
I have supported lfc for 34 years and never seen them play so bad, the players get between 90 thousand to 150000 per week to put that red jersey on, everyone blaming roy hodgson who was in my opion overated he took average players and made them good not world class, liverpool is a job to big for him, but lfc are not a sacking club we neeeded to some with a it of guiile and flair not marinio , liverpool on and off the field are a total and utter disgrace, martin broughon should now take the bull by the horns and tell every lfc fan whats going on as we pay to watch this crap i know about the confidentality agreement but liverpool fans are not thick we know we need investment , but roy hodgson choose not to sign another striker , rafel van der vart come on roy, we end up with nogood
and a sulky torres and glen johnson worst right back i have ever seen carrager to old to play left back
and playing a holding midfielder at home when we should go all out and attack, no disrespect to blackpool they were fantastic but we are lfc weres are pride and passion, i will always support lfc through the good and the bad but lets play proper football and not this long ball crap
beliviable if you agree aor unbleivable if you don't what was the point in getting rid of benitez as we playing his way but worse

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04 Oct 2010 13:53:21
To whoever wrote hicks has re financed and gillet has sold his shares!

i don't know if you have read about hicks on any american sites but he is so far in the red that his american sports teams have been declred as bankrupt so i doubt any bank in there right mind would give hicks a cold let alone 300+ million

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04 Oct 2010 13:16:10
Hicks has refinanced the loan but gillett has sold his shares! !

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04 Oct 2010 12:22:24
I have heard on good authority that Martin O'Neil will become Liverpool's next manager , when all the bank takeover talks are agreed.!
Don't know how you all feel about it.
Skrimbo

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04 Oct 2010 11:00:00
Did I recall a statement from Roy that VDV did not have the profile of player that LFC was looking for?

Grayswood

{Editor's Note: He would have been expensive as well. When he was offered to Liverpool they were looking at £16M to £18M. Spurs got the fire sale price at the end of the transfer window.}

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04 Oct 2010 10:42:29
To the person who wrote this. .

04 Oct 2010 10:33:21
IS it just my laptop or has any one noticed that you can't leave a post match comment on yesterdays match on the LFC official website.Normally you can but for some reason there not letting you post.I personally think the onslaught of fans anger are the reasons why they won't let us post.IF this is what LFC are coming to i don't know.Can someone else try and let me know i could be wrong forgive me if i am.

Yup me too, tried it on my laptop, desktop and my works PC, how sad that its come to this, I'm looking forward to next season now, maybe then we'll have a new trophy. . The Championship!

Y.N.W.A

YanksNotWantedatAnfield!

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04 Oct 2010 10:33:21
IS it just my laptop or has any one noticed that you can't leave a post match comment on yesterdays match on the LFC official website.Normally you can but for some reason there not letting you post.I personally think the onslaught of fans anger are the reasons why they won't let us post.IF this is what LFC are coming to i don't know.Can someone else try and let me know i could be wrong forgive me if i am.

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04 Oct 2010 10:26:16
Hi ed. . . . . just listening to news talk on an irish station in which phil thompson has said he has heard a whisper that the club could be sorted out before the everton derby. . . . . . what ur taughts lads. . .phil has no reason to lie? mr.clippers {ed's note - I am sure he doesn't, but he is not in the loop with regards the takeover, just like the playing staff currently at the club. All he has to go on are rumours, just like us.}

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04 Oct 2010 09:53:44
Ed, wats up with the takeover issue.? And do you think Roy will be given funds in jan to add some quality to the squad. I personally think poulsen shud leave in jan. Lucas is far more better than him. Wat say about the funds in jan. And do you think valencia will let their stars(Banega, Mata) leave in jan when they are on top of the table. And what will be banega's valuation.? I think it should be 10 million. {ed's note - everyone is playing a waiting game regarding the takeover, no one wants to jump in now when they know the club will be half the price in a couple of weeks. As to funds, there is money there, there was money left over from the sale of Mash, he was just sold too late to use the money. Valencia will have to sell if the money is right, they are in too much money trouble to be able to refuse good cash offers for their players. Banega will probably go for between 15-20m, maybe more if he carries on playing as well as he has done this season.}

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04 Oct 2010 09:28:47
Liverpool are looking to snatch up Real Sociedad starlet Antoine Griezmann. The france u-19 star has impressed many clubs with his performance. Roy was to add some width to his side as he can play on left wing as well as can play as a supporting striker. A 6m bid will be enough to snatch him up.

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04 Oct 2010 09:16:20
I live in shotton north Wales and drink in the fox and grapes in hawarden where mike owen and his family drink and eat, the rumour in the pub is that owen won't be joining Liverpool but will b joining everton on a 2 year deal, this to happen in January.

Ashy77

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04 Oct 2010 08:51:23
Heard this morning that G&H will walk away from the club this week, never to return.Martin Broughton is to choose the winning bid along with the board and the approvel of the RBS.G&H will still make profit even after lowering the price of LFC.All paties interested in buying lfc have done their dudilgence and are ready to start bidding.The board have vetted all parties to prove they have the finicial muscle to build our new stadium.The new owner(s) realy could be announed this week.Doing it this way also keeps us out of aministration with RBS NOT having to take control at LFC, as RBS are being included in the sale of the club and will be the first creditor to be paid of in full including interest payments for missed payments aswell.Broughton will be making a statememt this week and maybe annoncing the new owner.fingers crossed

{Editor's Note: What "missed payments"?}

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04 Oct 2010 00:25:10
Ed. . do you think its a matter of time that we see hodgson getting the boot if more results don't go our way. {ed's note - of course mate, he only has a limited grace period to get away with poor results, things have to improve if he is not to be pushed out of the door.}

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