Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Home Kit for 2008/09

A wee bit early to release such information as we're only mid way into the 07/08 season but a reliable source claimed that the home kit for next season will not be the same as the current one, with minor changes.

Here is the 'as close as it gets' image:

And the description:

Home (Scarlet Red) with the adidas in the centerbelow the neckline and a kit similar to our current home kit. However, there is NO collar and there is a red/white croatia style design inside the yokit on the where the sizing is located with THIS IS ANFIELD and the liverbird. Its a very basic kit and v-neck with the adidas climacool technology also in red with small circles running down the sides on both sides of your sides.

There is also a yellow liverbird with THIS IS ANFIELD at the back, just below the neck line with the kit number below.

Carlsberg are still our sponsors in white. Adidas Stripes end 5 inch's before the end of the sleeves in white. The "croatia" style design inside the shirt collar area will defintely be a winner with most of you!

AWAY KIT (Grey) is a dull copy of our famous mid 80's candy/crown paints kit with Carlsberg in white and a duller grey with square box patterns across the entire kit. Its a different material from the home kit. It will be attractive to some, ugly to others. Stripes down the slEeve are RED and the neckline is red/grey round neck style jersey. Adidas in red in the center.

3RD KIT (SAGE Green): Another copy of sorts from our early 90's adidas kit with 3 stripes down the sleeve in white instead (as compared to the verticle style stripes of the old 90's kit), adidas in the center, carlsberg in white and a BLACK collar. Its very very simple looking so its also either going to appeal to you or it isnt. Material is alot closer to the home kit.
Thanks to forummer bravo270 on RAWK for the information. For more, do head down here for feedback and your complains. No harm doing it on my tagboard as well ;)

New Year, New Hope?

My apologies for leaving this blog totally by itself for the past months. I've been busy working and heavily involved in other things more important than football.

But anyway, welcome to 2008 and here is a reminder that I'll be called into serving the nation during March so expect this blog to be even more empty after that. I have no choice but to leave you guys and concentrate on giving my best to my nation.

Anyway, it hasn't been a good start for Liverpool in 2008. Disappointing yet true. The first premiership match of the year was Wigan and a supposed new start to the year may probably bring an abrupt end to Liverpool's title hopes.

It has been almost 2 decades since Liverpool had won the domestic title and it looked set to carry on for yet another season.

It was a disappointing game from start to end, bar the brilliant Fernando Torres goal, which oozed class but that was about it. With only Torres performing and the rest ranged from mediocre (I'm looking at you, John Arne) to average, no doubt the burden is more than what the Spaniard could carry.

Then the haphazard performance was on the encore at Kenilworth Road when Luton managed to hold Liverpool to a 1-1 draw and it was truly a hall-of-fame worthy show from the home side. Not to forget, appalling on Liverpool's part.

I'm befuddled as to how Liverpool could look so bad against Luton and honestly speaking, I'm embarrassed, especially when Peter Crouch put the ball into the back of the net against the run of play.

I felt things balanced up much more when Riise put the ball into his own net but Luton really deserved to win the match, if not for some poor misses and some crucial intervention from Jamie Carragher.

Deja vu of the 2005 FA Cup tie where Liverpool miraculously turned the game upside down after going behind was never going to happen again as they were outplayed, outfought and outmuscled. Luton showed so much more hunger and tenacity in their football and the millionaires hailed from Merseyside looked disinterested and out of sort.

A replay at Anfield could mean that we have the advantage but Rafa and his men really need to sort it out and pull up the socks before things turn ugly. Though we somehow know that we're not going to win the league this year, this shouldn't stop us from hungering for more glory and not resting on laurels.

With the signing of Martin Skrtel imminent, there's still a shot at glory, albeit it's only the cup we're talking about. But no harm winning anyone of them, if the players make a decision to want it.