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Liverpool v West Ham - Torres doubt for Liverpool

Posted Monday, April 19, 2010 by PA205 hits

Liverpool striker Fernando Torres is a doubt for the visit of West Ham on Monday. The Spain international missed last weekend's goalless draw against Fulham after flying to Barcelona to have a knee injury assessed by a specialist. Having returned to Merseyside for the Hillsborough memorial service he was due to fly out to Spain for another examination by the surgeon who operated on the knee in...Full Story »

Liverpool v Fulham - Torres set to face Fulham

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2010 by PA263 hits

Liverpool expect Fernando Torres to be fit for Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash against fellow Europa League semi-finalists Fulham. Torres played through on through slight discomfort in his knee to score twice in Thursday night's pulsating victory over Benfica. The Spaniard was substituted after 86 minutes and required ice treatment but the problem is not thought to be serious. Daniel A...Full Story »

Torres blames Liverpool sale for poor season

Posted Wednesday, April 07, 2010 by theguardian.com203 hits

Fernando Torres blames Liverpool's sale of Xabi Alonso for poor season Fernando Torres has lamented the departure from Anfield of his team-mate Xabi Alonso. Fernando Torres has identified the sale of Liverpool's "engine", Xabi Alonso, as one of the principal reasons for the club's struggles this year. The Spanish striker also said the club's current team were not strong enough mentally to ove...Full Story »

The best is yet to come, says Liverpool's Fernando Torres

Posted Tuesday, March 30, 2010 by theguardian.com219 hits

The Liverpool striker Fernando Torres celebrates after his first goal against Sunderland at Anfield. Fernando Torres has warned defenders there is still plenty of room for improvement in his game. The Liverpool striker scored twice in yesterday's 3-0 win over Sunderland, and now has 18 goals in 21 Premier League appearances this season. Glen Johnson scored with a deflected shot in between tho...Full Story »

Torres guides Reds to win

Posted Sunday, March 28, 2010 by PA28 hits

A scintillating first-half performance set the tone for a one-sided 3-0 Liverpool victory over Sunderland at Anfield which kept the Reds in the race for Champions League qualification. Fernando Torres struck a brilliant opener in the third minute and Glen Johnson's deflected strike made it 2-0 at the end of a first half in which the hosts could easily have scored six. Torres scored his seventh...Full Story »

Torres returns with decisive strike

Posted Monday, March 01, 2010 by PA49 hits

Striker Fernando Torres marked his first start since January 13 by scoring the winner in an ill-tempered 2-1 victory over Blackburn at Anfield. The Spain international hit his 13th goal in 17 Barclays Premier League appearances just before half-time, having missed five weeks at the start of the year after a knee operation. Liverpool had gone ahead midway through the half through Steven Gerrard o...Full Story »

Torres on target as Reds win

Posted Sunday, February 28, 2010 by PA37 hits

Liverpool striker Fernando Torres marked his first start since January 13 by scoring the winner in an ill-tempered 2-1 victory over Blackburn at Anfield.The Spain international hit his 13th goal in 17 Barclays Premier League appearances just before half-time, having missed five weeks at the start of the year after a knee operation.Liverpool had gone ahead midway through the half through Steven ...Full Story »

Torres on bench for European clash

Posted Wednesday, February 24, 2010 by PA127 hits

Striker Fernando Torres is likely to be on the bench again for Thursday's Europa League last 32 second-leg tie against Unirea Urziceni in Bucharest. The Spain international made his comeback against Manchester City on Sunday after five weeks out with a knee injury which required surgery. However, with Liverpool leading 1-0 from last week's tie at Anfield there is no need to risk the forwar...Full Story »

Benitez dismisses Torres return talk

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010 by PA77 hits

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez has dismissed speculation star striker Fernando Torres could return to action next week. Torres has been out since suffering a knee injury in the shock FA Cup loss to Reading last month. The Spaniard is reportedly making good progress in his recovery but Benitez insists any claims he could feature at Manchester City a week on Sunday are premature. Benitez tol...Full Story »

Manchester City Run Out Of Time After Agreeing €18 Million Deal With Real Madrid’s Fernando Gago

Posted Tuesday, February 02, 2010 by Goal.com797 hits

City ran out of time in their pursuit of the midfielder. According to fresh reports in Spain this evening, Manchester City got as far as agreeing a fee for Real Madrid’s Fernando Gago before they ran out of time. With the transfer window slamming shut at 5pm, Manchester City officials were said to be frantically attempting to finalise the deal but were eventually beaten by the clock. ...Full Story »

Liverpool owners told to spend big by frustrated Fernando Torres

Posted Friday, January 15, 2010 by 158 hits

Walking through a storm; Fernando Torres insists Liverpool's owners need to add to the squad to see improvements on the pitch Liverpool are out of the Champions League and effectively out of the Premier League title race. Wednesday’s FA Cup third round replay defeat to Reading has left them with just the Europa League trophy to chase. And Torres wants the club’s American co-owners...Full Story »

Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard face injury scans

Posted Thursday, January 14, 2010 by BBC.com110 hits

Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard will have scans on the injuries suffered during the FA Cup defeat by Reading, says Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez. Torres limped off in the first half with a twisted knee and Gerrard was replaced at half-time because of a hamstring problem. Midfielder Yossi Benayoun also has a knee injury and will be assessed on Thursday, confirmed Benitez. Shane Long score...Full Story »

Torres strikes late to sink Villa

Posted Tuesday, December 29, 2009 by PA72 hits

Fernando Torres scored an injury-time 50th Barclays Premier League goal for Liverpool to give his side a Champions League lifeline with a 1-0 win against Aston Villa.The Spaniard drilled a low shot across Villa keeper Brad Friedel in the 93rd minute to become the fastest player in Reds history to score a half century of league goals.It means Rafael Benitez's side are only two points behind Vill...Full Story »

Fernando Torres to quit Anfield if Liverpool don’t make Champions League

Posted Monday, December 28, 2009 by IMscouting.com99 hits

Fernando Torres’ future at Liverpool is once again being questioned, despite the 2-0 win over Wolves yesterday. A report in the News of the World this morning claims the Spanish striker will quit Liverpool if Rafa Benitez’s side don’t secure Champions League football at the end of this season. Liverpool have already turned down a bid from Manchester City believed to be wort...Full Story »

Fernando Torres urges Liverpool not to sack Benitez

Posted Wednesday, December 23, 2009 by BBC.com113 hits

Liverpool striker Fernando Torres says sacking manager Rafael Benitez will not solve the club's current ills. Out of the Champions League and off the pace in the race to qualify for next season's tournament, the Reds have won just three times in 12 games. "I think sacking the manager is not a solution," said Torres, who thinks the players are to blame more than Benitez. "We have to play muc...Full Story »

Fernando Torres wanted by Manchester City's sheikhs - Liverpool fear losing their star striker to £50m swoop

Posted Sunday, November 29, 2009 by Mail Online225 hits

The billionaire owners of Manchester City are to rock ailing Liverpool by launching an audacious £50million bid for star striker Fernando Torres.City aim to use their financial muscle to force Liverpool to sell their prize asset and believe that if the troubled Merseyside club fail to qualify for next season's Champions League, they will find it hard to refuse a big offer. But City also ...Full Story »

Benitez reveals late Torres call

Posted Sunday, October 25, 2009 by PA50 hits

Rafael Benitez revealed that it was only on the team coach going to Anfield that he decided to use Spanish striker Fernando Torres from the start against Manchester United.The under pressure Liverpool boss waited until the last moment before deciding Torres, who was struggling with a groin injury, could cope with a battle against the Barclays Premier League champions that could make or break his...Full Story »

Liverpool's dynamic duo of Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard are fast being accepted as the world's best goalscoring double act.

Posted Tuesday, September 29, 2009 by PA110 hits

Liverpool have recorded six successive victories in all competitions ahead of Tuesday's clash with Fiorentina in the Champions League.Fiorentina moved into fourth spot in Serie A on Saturday with a 1-0 win at Livorno, while Liverpool thrashed Hull 6-1 with a hat-trick from Torres and one from Gerrard.The pair arrived in Tuscany with their own mutual admiration in full flow, both claiming the oth...Full Story »

Benitez: More to come from Torres

Posted Saturday, September 19, 2009 by PA95 hits

Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez insisted two-goal hero Fernando Torres could become even better after the Reds edged a five-goal thriller against West Ham Upton Park.Torres struck first in the 19th minute but Alessandro Diamanti was fortunate to level from the penalty spot after slipping as he struck the ball.Dirk Kuyt put Liverpool back in front five minutes before the break only for Carlton Cole...Full Story »

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