Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 11/26/12
Just about the first thing Montse Benitez did after her husband Rafa became coach of Liverpool in 2004 was to learn in full the words of the club's famous anthem, "You'll Never Walk Alone," so she could sing along with the fans before every home game. It would not have taken her so long to memorize the short and to-the-point ditty with which Benitez was welcomed to Stamford Bridge for his first game in charge of Chelsea - and she certainly wouldn't have been tempted to sing along. Basically it suggested that he should go away and, in case the unsanitized language of the hard-core supporters left any room for doubt, added: "You're not welcome here." A legacy of Liverpool's successful Champions League clashes with Chelsea in 2005 and 2007 and, in particular, a remark about the Anfield atmosphere not needing the "plastic flags" with which Bridge crowds were issued, it lasted the whole first half, on and off. But the good news for the Spaniard was that the support's mood improved with...
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