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Liverpool FC: You'll never walk alone!

A liverpool fc story
Started on 22 July 2013 by Seni
Latest Reply on 14 August 2013 by Seni
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Fantastic story Seni keep it up :) can't wait til the season is over and see what the new transfer budget is :P
2013-08-04 16:00#125283 patrick1 : Fantastic story Seni keep it up :) can't wait til the season is over and see what the new transfer budget is :P

Thanks a lot Patrick!
Hello guys, thanks for all the support I've gotten on this story. However there is a problem, as many of you know, FM has the tendency to corrupt your save file and this happens.

There's nothing I can do right now as the auto-saves are too far back :(

Once again thanks for all the support.
Fairly good news, I've found an alternative save for this story, I just want to know, do you guys want this to continue?

Liverpool lose what could have been title decider, but there's still hope!

John Barnes and his men will have felt hard done, when they watched Sergio Aguero complete his brace and score an 82nd minute winner as City defeated Liverpool 3-2 at Anfield. For so long in that game, it looked like Liverpool were in complete control and were bound to get the all important three points, however, things changed quickly.

In a win or die match, both teams were ready to put anything on the line to ensure there team would come out with the three points, a draw was a no go. The Reds captain, Steven Gerrard, gave his side the lead in the 12th minute, much to the delight of the enthusiastic and very noisy Liverpool fans.

At this point, City looked stunned. The team from Manchester had no rhythm at all and at one point you would have compared them to your local Sunday league team! Deep into stoppage time Stevan Jovetic equalized for city, the two championship rivals would go into half time drawing, 1-1.

Knowing the second half could well be the most important 45 minutes of the whole entire season, both Barnes and Pellegrini would have been very stern with their sides in their team talk. No nonsense at all. Both would have told their sides to go out into the second fight and fight for the title like it was their last chance. Especially as this fixture was more or less a title decider.

The second half started and Liverpool seemed to be clearly the stronger team. Their play was much quicker, they're passing was more accurate but one thing was missing. The clinical finishing. Eventually, Liverpool regained the lead through new signing, Mesut Ozil in the 64th minute 2-1 to Liverpool. Not too long after they scored, Gerrard picked up a knock and was forced off. You could see the anger and dismay in his face. He desperately wanted to stay on the pitch and fight for his team.

As soon as City kicked off after the goal, you could see the change of gears from their players. It was like changing from an old mini-cooper to a brand new Ferrari, the urgency shown from their players was truly inspirational. In 4 minutes, and 4 minutes alone, Sergio Aguero had turned the game around single-handedly. The final whistle was blown, the final score was 3-2 to City, Anfield was silent. Even the City fans were too shocked to make a noise. You could hear a fan unwrap a dark chocolate kit-kat. The quality and sheer ability to change a game shown by Aguero had shocked everyone completely. It had left everyone speechless. Nonetheless, City had picked up the crucial three points.

Throughout March and a bit of April, Liverpool had been at the top of the league but now they had finally been conquered, they had cocked up when it matters most, but would they be able to resurrect themselves with only a few fixtures left in the month and one month of premier league football to go....

Luckily for Liverpool, they drew 2-2 against Fulham and avoided what would have been a very painful defeat. The game after The Reds defeated Sunderland 2-1 at the Stadium of light to put themselves level with City, with only goal difference separating the two sides, great for Liverpool! But.....With Liverpool having played 35 games and with only 3 games left to play in May. There was just one little problem. City have a game in hand. That game in hand could decide the fate of Liverpool FC. Will they be crowned champions of England once again, or will they fall short like they did a few years ago.

March and April fixtures & results

At the end, who will be crowned champions of England,City or Liverpool, who will it be to carry the trophy up high in front of there fans, will it be Gerrard or Kompany?

The double!

"We're coming for you, We're coming for you! Premier league trophy, we're coming from you'!" Was the chant sung by roughly 50,000 Liverpool fans following their teams emphatic victory in the FA Cup final vs championship side Blackburn Rovers. Going into the game, Liverpool were the clear favourites, but nobody dared to rule out Blackburn as in modern day football, anything can happen.

The Lineups

It was clear that Liverpool would have the stronger squad, being the bigger club, however Liverpool certainly didn't underestimate Blackburn as they played a fairly strong side. On so many occasions we've seen the giants of English football defeated by lower opposition due to them underestimating them, Liverpool have been on the receiving end a huge upset before and wouldn't want history to repeat itself.

The Match

It didn't take Liverpool too long to break the deadlock as in the 17th minute, Suarez gave The Reds the lead in front of his own fans. 1-0 to Liverpool.

Not much later, Martin Kelly found himself at the opposite end of the pitch and scored a great goal to double Liverpool's lead. The young defender has impressed many this season and will be impressed that he has played regular first team football for such a team as Liverpool.

A fairly impressive start to the game and a good first half from Liverpool. The Merseyside team looked comfortable and Blackburn didn't seem to pose any threat.

Shortly after the resume of play, Gaitán further increased Liverpool's lead with a routine finish. Blackburn's defence had been split open and exposed once again. The difference in class between a championship side and a premier league side was becoming ever so clear.

10 minutes later, Martin Skrtel made it 4-0 with a close range volley. The big screen displayed Blackburn fans departing the stadium in anger, their beloved team had been embarrassed with roughly still 30 minutes to play.

Rubén Rochina picked up a consolation goal for Rovers, but there were hardly any of their fans to witness the goal. Most of their fans had already departed the stadium and were problem on the motorway on their way home. Just minutes later Luis Suarez missed a penalty, but it didn't really matter. The score remained 4-1.

Just minutes before the ref blew the final whistle, Daniel Agger did what Suarez failed to do and scored a penalty to round off a brilliant team performance as Liverpool ran out 5-1 winners and took the cup home!

Congratulations to Liverpool FC!

We know what we are, we know what we are! Champions of England, we know what we are!

Anfield went absolutely mental when the final whistle was blown, confirming that Liverpool had won the premier league as they defeated Arsenal 1-0. Who else to score the winner, the goal to ensure Liverpool win their 19th league title. Meaning they're now just one title away from Manchester United.

All games kicked off at 15:00 and I'm very sure Barnes would have told someone on the bench to keep an eye on the City game, using a radio. It was a must win game for Liverpool. A loss and all their hard work would come to nothing. You could feel the tension all around Anfield. The game before Liverpool brushed off Everton with a 2-0 victory away from home. That victory saw Steven Gerrard and Liverpool already put one hand on the trophy, but there was still a lot more to do.

Arsenal on the other hand didn't need to put as much effort into the game. They had already claimed their "trophy" in 4th place with United some points behind them, however this didn't mean they wouldn't try and prevent Liverpool from winning. In the past their have been some amazing games between the two sides, including a fixture that ended 4-4 at Anfield.

Liverpool started the game very well, attacking with real purpose, they were in no mood to mess about, they had a job and they wanted to get it done. Arsenal's defence were stubborn as Liverpool struggled to break them down. A rash tackle from Nacho Monreal saw him pick up a well deserved yellow card.

A minute later it happened. Sterling skipped past Nacho Monreal and found Kolo Toure on the edge of the box. Toure was being charged down by Koscienly and had a split second to make up his mind. He elegantly flicked the ball to Steven Gerrard, who did what he did best and smashed the ball with real venom into the back of the net. The Arsenal keeper was left stunned, it was impossible to save. The ball flew as quick as a rocket. Wojiech was rooted to his spot, 1-0 to Liverpool.

After the goal, John Barnes was heard screaming at his players "Park the bus! Park the Bus!". Liverpool were going to try and defend a one goal lead for roughly 80 minutes. On certain occasions they would hit Arsenal on the counter. The gunners were frustrated, they just couldn't penetrate Liverpool's defence. When Liverpool got the ball, they would smash it up the field to Suarez who would just aim to keep the ball away from Arsenal's defenders, sometimes running to a corner, and this was still the first half.

In the second half, Arsenal's frustration increased. Tackles started to fly in and tempers were lost leading to yellow cards being distributed to various players. Nacho Monreal in particular was seen to be furious. This led to him picking up his second yellow card and Liverpool could relax a bit.

After a lot of nervous defending and nail biting, the final whistle was blown. Southampton had beaten Manchester City 3-2 and Liverpool had won the game 1-0 and they had won the league! The celebrations were wild, a pitch invasion took place but police were on hand to make sure no violence broke out. The Reds players carried Barnes on their shoulders all around the stadium. The chant "We know what we are, we know what we are! Champions of England, we know what we are!" broke out. Champagne was popped and distributed among the Liverpool team. Various players seemed drunk, including Suarez and Raheem Sterling. Unfortunately, Sterling had to dash off to court as he was charged for driving offences.

Congratulations to Liverpool on their 19th premier league title!

Here's the EPL table alongside with the award winners:

Well dome very well done.
Fantastic double win for Liverpool :D
Absolutely made up that you managed to get LFC back to where they belong!!! YNWA!!! Well done Seni!!!
Well done Seni on a great season, read through the whole story for the last 30 mins, and it was really interesting. I really liked the MOTD idea, just brilliant :P
Thank you for all the lovely comments :)
Wahey! Gerrard finally got his Premier League winners medal!
once again fm messes up

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