Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard believes that the club owe victory in the Carling Cup Final to their supporters who have seen no trophy since 2006, The
Gerrard’s return has coincided with a good run in form for the club and the England international scored in both legs of the Carling Cup semi-final with Manchester City. The 31 year old says that victory would reward the club’s fans for their support during a tough period in the club’s history.
Gerrard said: “It’s going to be a great occasion for the supporters. They’ve waited long enough for a day like this. It’s been a difficult few years, but they have stuck with us and been brilliant. We know what the fans want and it’s up to the players to give it back to them. They deserve a trophy”.
Former Cardiff striker Craig Bellamy is available for Liverpool after an injection to ease his back problem and Daniel Agger will return after being rested against Brighton. Reds fans travelling to the game via train have been warned of chaos after a derailed overnight train has left the main line to Liverpool and London blocked. Club fans have been urged to board the train from Crewe, Stafford or Stoke stations to get to London in time for the kick-off.
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