Pepe Reina

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Manchester City found themselves back on the winning trail after goals from Sergio Aguero, Yaya Toure and a James Milner penalty sealed a 3-0 win over Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium.  It was not the start to 2012 that Kenny Dalglish would have wanted, but for Manchester City it was the perfect response following their…
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Liverpool will take great pride having weathered the storm that has seen them dispatch Chelsea twice and hold Manchester City at Anfield, and Liverpool's schedule up through the New Year looks very enticing for Liverpool fans and players alike.  Liverpool will take on Fulham on Monday, kicking off a six-game December which has always proven…
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Football must go on, that's what he would have wanted.  This was the call echoed around the footballing world following the tragic news of Gary Speed's death.  Kenny Dalglish pulled Craig Bellamy from the match-day squad, a decision backed and respected by all.  The match held a minutes silence for both Gary Speed and Liverpool…
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Over the years Pepe Reina has made a knack for keeping clean-sheets, capturing the coveted Golden Glove award on three occasions.  After securing only his third shut-out of the season, Reina has declared that securing all three points is all that matters, clean-sheet or not. He admits he was happy to keep the Baggies at…
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Liverpool will travel to Stoke City today for their fourth round Carling Cup clash with the Potters, a side who saw out a 1-0 win over the Reds in the League last month.  The Reds felt unlucky not to have bagged all three points after dominating the larger part of the game, much like last…
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Pepe Reina revealed his delight at at the return of "sensational" skipper Steven Gerrard. Gerrard was an ever-present force in Liverpool's 1-1 draw with Manchester United last weekend, scoring a free-kick on his full return to Liverpool's starting XI. Reina said: "Stevie is the badge of this football club, the soul of this team and…
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Liverpool take on league leaders Manchester United this weekend, and Sir Alex Ferguson will surely remember the danger Luis Suarez poses to United's transitioning defence and goal-keeper.  Kuyt stole the headlines with his hattrick in a 3-1 win over the Reds fiercest rivals, but Suarez was the catalyst in a performance which saw Liverpool dominate the game…
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Arsenal - arsenal.comLiverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina claims the club blocked him from making a £20 million move to Arsenal last summer. Reina admitted he was tempted to leave Merseyside after returning from Spain’s triumph in the World Cup to find the Reds in a downward spiral. And the Spaniard admitted his head was turned by…
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Pepe Reina, Liverpool's long-standing number one and Spain's long-standing number two, has revealed he nearly quit Anfield three times before the club's new owners, Fenway Sports Group, persuaded him to stick with the Reds and join the project the Bostonians have instilled on Merseyside. Reina signed a six-year contract extension at Anfield just over a…
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Winning the league should be the standard by Liverpool every season.  However, nowadays this is not the case.  The financial struggles that nearly drowned the club and the emergence of Tottenham and Manchester City as a true threat to England's elites have made the Premier League's fourth and final Champions League spot a warzone rather…
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Over the years, mainly during the Rafael Benitez era, a number of Spanish great's have graced Anfield.  Players like Xabi Alonso, Pepe Reina and Fernando Torres have all filled Liverpool fans hearts with joy and became world class.  Alvaro Arbeloa and Luis Garcia also became fan favorites, enhancing their reputation as players. Jose Enrique became…
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A 1-1 draw probably wasn't the key result on Kenny Dalglish's mind heading into Saturday's Premier League opener, but it was the end result at Anfield where Daglish's new look Liverpool took on Steve Bruce's new look Sunderland. Jose Enrique and Luis Suarez were both named to the starting line-ups, and Sunderland old boy Jordan…