The Sunday Papers Round-Up 25/1/2004

Posted by Rushian on January 25, 2004, 12:55:43 AM

A quick round up of the match reports from the Sunday newspapers:

Cheyrou heads Reds through - Ian Whittel, The Observer

Liverpool produced their most impressive performance for several months in taking their place in the fifth round, Gérard Houllier's promise of getting back to 'basics' paying dividends. However, another of the manager's pre-match observations proved more relevant ....

Observer match report

Liverpool 2 Newcastle 1: Sweet victory for Houllier - John Aizlewood, The Sunday Times

In the months to come, perhaps yesterday will be regarded as the evening Liverpool evolved from being an ill- fitting combination of under-achieving chancers to a committed passionate unit, capable of outfighting and outfoxing the most doughty of opponents ....

Times match report

Bruno a knockout, no mistake - Steve Tongue, Independent on Sunday

The banner high up in the Centenary Stand was unequivocal: "Sort it out, Houllier. Not good enough for LFC. No more expensive mistakes. We want the title." Not this season, but perhaps another FA Cup, if accompanied by a Champions' League place, will keep the dissidents at bay ....

Independent match report

Newcastle dream ended by Cheyrou - Roy Collins, Sunday Telegraph

Newcastle's manager Sir Bobby Robson and his captain Alan Shearer both take the club's long, painful wait for silverware as a personal wound. And, at least until this tie came out of the hat, both dreamed that this might finally be the year that they could heal it by rewarding the Geordie faithful with a trophy ....

Telegraph match report


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