Found January 29, 2012 on Fox Soccer:
Off-field matters had dominated pre-match proceedings as both sides tried to ease tensions ahead of the first meeting of the two sides since Luis Suarez's eight-match ban for racially abusing Patrice Evra. However, there were very few flashpoints in a game which lacked a little of the ferocity usually seen in such encounters. Dirk Kuyt's 88th-minute goal proved decisive, after Daniel Agger's header had been cancelled out by Park Ji-sung before half-time, as Liverpool made it two cup victories in three days having reached the Carling Cup final in midweek at the expense of Manchester City. "It was a fantastic effort from our players after what they had to get through on Wednesday night," said Dalglish. "To ask them to come back and play again on Saturday morning was pushing it a bit too far. "Their commitment, attitude and desire to get a result was fantastic and we cannot speak highly enough of them after that performance and result." Evra wa...

English game has been damaged

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez is serving an eight-match ban for racially abusing Manchester United's Patrice Evra during a Premier League match in October. Prince Ali told "Obviously it's a huge concern for everyone across the world. "England has a great track record in terms of fair play and a lot of damage has been done. "The...

Do Liverpool Fans Dislike Patrice Evra More Than Any Other Manchester United Player in History?

This one is for all the ABUs (anyone but United) out there. But it goes out especially for Liverpool fans around. Which Manchester United player -- of all the players who have ever stepped on the field for its youth, reserve or first teams -- do you most dislike? Now LFC fans may find it necessary to vote early and often in this one, and that's okay. The Reds meet the Red Devils...

Screencappers Get Racist Monkey Mocking Liverpool Fan Arrested

Via: Phil Gannon, 58, was caught on camera apparently aiming abuse at Patrice Evra during the match against Manchester United. Police are still reviewing the footage and yesterday released the him on bail after questioning. The father also wrote on Facebook that his interests include ‘inter-continental rioting’ and ‘global regime change’. And d-bag politicians want to enact...

Ferguson: Players must behave

The sides meet this weekend for the first time since the spat between Luis Suarez and United left-back Patrice Evra, for which the Liverpool striker was banned for eight matches after being found guilty of racist comments. Ferguson is eager for the game to make headlines for the right reasons, though. "As (Liverpool captain) Steven Gerrard said, there is a responsibility on...

Luis Suarez hails 'spectacular' Liverpool fans after FA Cup win over Manchester United (

The striker publicly celebrated the 2-1 win by posting a picture and a note to fans on his website, while match-winner Kuyt enjoyed scoring against rivals in front of the Kop again

Police investigate Liverpool fan

Saturday's FA Cup fourth-round tie between the Reds and Manchester United was the first game between the rivals since the eight-match ban imposed on Liverpool striker Luis Suarez after the FA found him guilty of racially abusing United captain Patrice Evra. Following Liverpool's 2-1 win, it emerged that police were investigating the alleged racist gesture. The image was...

Liverpool Fans Stood Out in Saturday's FA Cup Victory Over Manchester United

Liverpool knocked Manchester United out of the FA Cup on Saturday, downing its eternal rivals by a score of 2-1. Although a few players delivered top-notch performances, the LFC supporters at Anfield easily won "man of the match" honors. As with any game between LFC and United, Saturday's meeting was filled with subplots. But none was bigger than Patrice Evra's...

Liverpool Fan Arrested for Impersonating a Monkey

FA Cup clash at Anfield -- A 59-year-old Liverpool fan allegedly impersonating a monkey in what officials are calling a racial taunt aimed at Manchester United's Patrice Evra was arrested today. Spot... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Merseyside Police confirm they are looking into alleged racist gesture made by fan during Liverpool - Manchester United clash (

Patrice Evra was jeered by sections of the Anfield crowd, but the game passed largely without incident off the field, although allegations have been made against one fan

Liverpool Live Blog: Reds Look to Defeat Manchester United at Anfield, Advance in FA Cup

12:00 a.m. ET: English soccer's biggest rivalry resumes Saturday, when Liverpool meets Manchester United at Anfield. The FA Cup fourth round game between these longtime foes will undoubtedly be played at a fever pitch, and surrounded by an electric atmosphere. The last game between the two teams -- a 1-1 draw on Oct. 15 -- produced controversy that will be front and center Saturday...

Police bail man over 'gesture'

The 58-year-old suspect from the North Wales area was held on Saturday evening, hours after the game at Anfield. Earlier, a television image capturing a Liverpool fan making an alleged racist gesture during the clash was distributed on social networking websites sparking a number of complaints to the force. A Merseyside Police spokeswoman said: "A 58-year-old man from North...

Steven Cohen: FA Cup shows English football still has much to learn from race rows (

Liverpool fans booing Patrice Evra was disgraceful, Mourinho's stock falls at Madrid, and announcers in Donovan vs. Dempsey match forget about other players.
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