Posts Tagged ‘Alberto Aquilani’

After confirming they are to put Liverpool up for sale, George Gillett and Tom Hicks took some time out of their punishing schedule to offer some indispensible advice on how to go about selling  your own club:

  • Make Anfield smell of freshly-baked bread and coffee

Not only have these smells have been proven to make people instantly feel at home in a new place, it will also help get rid of that weird ‘Dirk’ smell.


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It is time for an excursion – so grab your valise, finish up your game of cards with the Central Casting Irishmen and let’s jump on an old-timey steamboat so we can chug on over to Futfanatico to read an exotic international guest post.

It’s about some guy who occasionally plays for Liverpool, I think.  It is probably going to be about that guy on the right, though I can’t be sure. What’s his name? Ah, it’s on the tip of my tongue. Much like the flu virus.

::: Alberto Thingamajig not forgotten at Liverpool :::

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::: FistedAway today welcomes a guest post from Elliott, editor of the rather lovely Futfanatico :::

Liverpool fans floated on cloud nine last April, their beloved Reds within striking distance of Manchester United for the league title, and a semi-final date with Chelsea in the Champions League. Then, to put it simply, the wheels came off. Benitez’s zonal marking made a second choice rightback look like a giant, and the second-to-last-weekend proved a bitter pill. At least, until the summer came along.

Liverpool sold midfield fulcrum Xabi Alonso to Real Madrid, replacing him with the unproven, seemingly mythical Alberto Aquilani. While Rafa did purchase the impressive Glen Johnson, the fans were confused. Where had the transfer kitty really gone? Where was the second Torres to complete an unstoppable offense? Rafa complained to the press about stingy American owners, but recent facts have come to light.


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