travel diary – day 425 

day 421 – anzac day – the ferry departed early so we had to leave before daybreak. however, four girls from our hotel had come home drunk and didn’t wake up on time. the hotel owner banged on their door to wake them up and we got going late. we reached the ferry only minutes [...]

travel diary – day 55 

day 54 – the ride to bago was long and shitty. travel by bus in myanmar is incredibly frustrating. most of the buses are used chinese and japanese junks. they’re old, dirty, rattly and uncomfortable. added to that is the fact that the driver and crew fill the bus with as much luggage and as [...]

liverpool 1-0 fulham 

liverpool temporarily take the lead in the premier league after an important 1-0 victory over fulham last night. fulham fielded the same squad that beat manchester united, but were totally outplayed by a strong liverpool performance. the reds were unlucky not to score more goals with numerous players hitting the woodwork. the game appeared to be [...]

liverpool thrash villa 

liverpool have trounced aston villa 5-0, blowing the door on the title race wide open after both manchester united and chelsea lost their fixtures. the reds stormed out of the box and it was kuyt who drew first blood. a free kick deflected off the woodwork into kuyt’s path. he smashed the ball into the [...]

liverpool win big 

i’ll keep writing about liverpool games, however i’ll update less often.  liverpool keep themselves in the hunt for the premier league after a good 2-0 win over sunderland. ngog opened the scoring and benayoun doubled liverpool’s lead, continuing to prove that he’s a valuable asset to the club who doesn’t get enough time on the [...]

liverpool 1-1 arsenal – reds stay on top … for now! 

liverpool remain top of the table after a 1-1 draw away to arsenal. the gunners, at home, weathered some early pressure from the reds, as gerrard and keane combined to test arsenal’s defenses. however it was van persie who broke the deadlock when arsenal settled in and started to get possession for themselves. despite some [...]

liverpool 2-2 hull 

liverpool have drawn yet another game they should have won. the reds hosted hull at anfield last night and it seemed from the outset that the home side would walk away easy winners. however, despite liverpool’s dominance, they were unable to put hull away and claim all three points. hull, recent promotion winners, have enjoyed [...]

liverpool 3-1 psv eindhoven 

liverpool’s young stars have given the reds a thumping 3-1 victory over psv eindhoven in the netherlands overnight. although a dead rubber, since liverpool have already qualified, the anfield squad headed into the game hopeful of finishing on top of the group, ensuring an easier draw during the knockout stages. liverpool did it in style, [...]

liverpool 1-1 athletico madrid 

liverpool have missed their opportunity to guarantee progress to the champions league knockout stage after a lacklustre draw with athletico madrid overnight. the reds were without star striker fernando torres who was unable to recover from his hamstring injury in time. liverpool were not at their best and allowed the visitors too much space to [...]

adelaide united reach acl final 

adelaide united have become the first aussie team to reach an asian champions league final. the south australian team beat uzbekistan team bunyodkor 3:1 (aggregate) to reach the final, against japan’s gamba osaka. adelaide won the first game against bunyodkor 3:0 and traveled to uzbekistan with a big lead. they lost the return match 1:0, [...]

liverpool 1-1 athletico madrid 

liverpool settle for a point after taking an early lead against athletico madrid in spain overnight. the reds made a positive start when gerrard fed a great ball to keane, who broke through the defence to score. keane’s goal was somewhat controversial, after replays showed that he appeared to be offside. liverpool dominated the entire [...]

liverpool 3-1 psv 

liverpool have humbled netherland champions psv eindhoven in a convincing 3-1 win at anfield. the visitors had a defensive mindset, playing five at the back and a lone striker. psv never looked to attack liverpool and their long ball tactics were unsuccessful against liverpool’s back line. the dutch side were hoping to emulate stoke city’s [...]

liverpool 2-1 marseille 

liverpool have kicked off their champions league group stage with an important away win against olympique marseille last night. the reds claimed all three points, thanks to a steven gerrard brace. marseille opened the scoring, to the rapture of home fans, who were quickly silenced again when gerrard answered with a goal to level the [...]

liverpool 2-1 man united 

rafael benitez and the liverpool squad are celebrating their first league win over manchester united since the spanish coach took over at anfield. manchester have had the better of liverpool with 3 wins and one draw in past encounters. united traveled to the merseyside without cristiano ronaldo. for liverpool, captain steven gerrard and star striker [...]

2 more weeks 

the premier league kicks off in two weeks, with liverpool spending big to try and improve their title chances. former tottenham golden boy robbie keane has been lured to anfield to partner torres up front. the gareth barry dramas continue, with liverpool claiming that he will be signed by this weekend, despite aston villa’s denial [...]