26 May ~ In a 3,000-word letter published this morning, former Liverpool chairman David Moores admits he "hugely regrets" selling the club to its current owners. Indeed, back in WSC 227 (Jan 06) John Williams was concerned about the "shark-infested waters of global, corporate sporting finance". How right he was.
Six months on from winning the greatest ever European Cup final in front of (allegedly) the world's greatest supporters and in a fashion liable to add at least a few million to any top club's global fan base, you might be forgiven for thinking this could have been just the time for a new lift-off at a club that had been some 15 years off the elite football pace. Read more