Elevenses - Kop call for King Kenny; Beckham on target

04 October 2010 10:50

Oh to be a Liverpool fan this damp squib of a Monday morning. Six points from 21 in the Premier League, knocked out of the Carling Cup by Northampton Town and smarting from a home loss to Blackpool. Ouch, ouch, ouch.

Things are so bad at Anfield that Roy Hodgson is already feeling the wrath of the Liverpool faithful. Their stoic manager is talking a good game and promising to fight the good fight, but just how long can he survive if Liverpool stay around the relegation zone?

The Kop was calling for Hodgson's head and Kenny Dalglish yesterday - the man who wanted the job but may ultimately be eternally thankful he didn't get it. Sometimes taking a job can do more damage than good to a reputation - just ask Graham Taylor, or just about any England manager for that matter.

Dalglish could be in the hot seat before the season's out however. When you consider he hasn't managed for a decade it would be a bold move from Liverpool, but it would at least appease the long-suffering fans.

As for Hodgson, a new buyer for Liverpool cannot come soon enough. The only problem is that new buyer may very well want him out.

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David Beckham scored his first goal for over a year yesterday, curling a trademark free-kick into the top corner against Chivas.

The LA Galaxy superstar stuck his tongue out in celebration and was swamped by team-mates. Galaxy won 2-1 to go top of the MLS. Watch it here.


Source: DSG

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