DARREN FOREMAN: If Stevie can’t guide Reds to title, nobody can

Liverpool's Phillippe Coutinho celebrates
Liverpool's Phillippe Coutinho celebrates

What a game at Liverpool where a rare Vincent Kompany mistake led to victory to the reds.

It Just goes to show on what small margins games change. David Silva was inches away from putting City 3-2 up, the ball travels up the pitch an error and it’s 3-2 to Liverpool.

I still think there is at least one more twist in the title race, but without doubt Liverpool are in the driving seat.

If Steve Gerrard can’t inspire his troops to the title, no one can.

Last week I described Augusta as a course for left handlers then promptly plumped for Charles Schwartzel, who of course is right handed.

At least I got one thing right as Bubba Watson proceeded to win his second green jacket in three years.

Some of his driving is to say the least bewildering and his imagination of shot second-to-none.

He comes across as if he is playing in his own club’s monthly medal and without a care in the world, but underneath he must be tougher than the persona he shows.

How disappointing that the second semi-final of the FA Cup was played on the same day as two big matches in the Premiership.

Once more the FA have got it wrong and detracted from what was a fantastic game between Hull City and Sheffield United.

Although both sets of fans would have enjoyed their day at Wembley it was pushed to the background and off the back of the sports pages by events at Anfield.

Both semi-finals should have been played on the same day with no other matches on to clash with.

We have 96 reasons for the FA Cup to be restored to its position as the premier cup competition in the world.

Why not grant a Champions League place to the winners instead of the team finishing a distant fourth in the Premiership , sorry Everton and Arsenal fans.


Brendan Rogers, Roberto Martinez and Andy Burnham, whose speeches at the Hillsborough memorial 25th anniversary were spoken with dignity.


“Without doubt, the single biggest source of inspiration for me is every matchday here at Anfield when I arrive and see the Hillsborough memorial.

“Ninety-six names that were loved and cherished and went all too soon.

“Mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters, friends and fellow supporters.

“You’ve all stood for 25 years together to honour and fight for the 96 people we lost.

“Your courage, fortitude, resilience and dignity is what inspires me.”

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers.