Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

No, Liverpool Are Not Nervous - Really!

No, Liverpool Are Not Nervous - Really!

'I was surprised by what has been said, but maybe they [Manchester United] are nervous because we are at the top of the table.'

The words of Rafa 'Genius' Benitez before Liverpool's visit to Stoke, in response to Fergie's little jibe about the Scousers' nerves. Liverpool fans told us it was all brilliant and their team would be galvanised by it...

Well, since then they've failed to win a single league game, playing terribly and allowed us to overtake them at the top of the table. The nervous Champions just broke the record for most consecutive clean sheets - imagine if our nerves weren't shot because of the immense threat of the Rafalution?

But Fergie's still wrong. Pundits, many of them, will say that pressure and nerves got to Liverpool but it's not about that. Quite simply, the dippers are not good enough and have now run out of luck it seems. It is boring but our main challengers are, once again, Chelsea.

So Liverpool are not nervous - they are simply not good enough. And they proved that, again, tonight at Wigan.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Zae
Date:Wednesday January 28 2009
Time: 10:22PM

Comments

0
Another Vital Manc article about Liverpool? The obsession is increasing day-by-day but you still haven't caught up to the levels of obsession once reached by Vital Chelsea.
Aamir
28/01/2009 22:39:00
0
Aamir - Its not an obsession, its just an absolute delight picking apart Rafa and his words! When Fergie said that Liverpool couldn't handle the pressure at the top, Rafa got all defensive. Funny thing was....SAF was RIGHT! It might be boring if Chelsea and us become the only two legitimate title challengers but I'd prefer ANY team over Liverpool!
ForeverUnited
29/01/2009 04:58:00
0
FU - You know what, Rafa was right too. Mr Ferguson gets an easy ride. As i keep saying, wait until a decision goes against him for evidence. You can all be as arrogant as you want, nothing is won yet. If you slip up form here, you will never live it down - ever.
KB1
29/01/2009 10:53:00
0
Much like your lot won't if your downward slide continues... Still, theres always next year...
Tosswink
29/01/2009 11:46:00
0
Still this year toss, we ain't out of it yet. Forever in our shadow.
KB1
29/01/2009 12:58:00
0
aamir, don't kid yourself. VC is not obsessed with pool. entertained maybe. it's the mancs we're most worried about.
johnny come lately
29/01/2009 13:48:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

United Want to Extend Ibrahimovic Stay

Back in the summer the arrival of the legend that is Zlatan Ibrahimovic, at Old Trafford, certainly raised a few eyebrows.

United Exercise Valencia`s Contract Extension

One of Manchester United`s most consistent players this season and probably last season as well has been Antonio Valencia.

Youngster Now Free to Move to Sheffield United

Those who frequent this site on a regular basis might recall an article we ran recently.

United Linked with another Left-Back

But one for the future!

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Liverpool (h)
Suggested By: Red Boy
De Gea8%
Valencia2%
Jones5%
Rojo2%
Darmian0%
Carrick0%
Herrera51%
Pogba5%
Mkhitaryan2%
Ibrahimovic21%
Martial0%
Rooney2%
Mata0%
Fellaini2%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 21 17 1 3 52 30
2 Spurs 21 13 6 2 45 29
3 Liverpool 21 13 6 2 45 25
4 Arsenal 21 13 5 3 44 26
5 Man City 21 13 3 5 42 15
6 Man Utd 21 11 7 3 40 12
7 Everton 21 9 6 6 33 9
8 WBA 21 8 5 8 29 0
9 Stoke 21 7 6 8 27 -6
10 Burnley 21 8 2 11 26 -8
11 AFC Bournemouth 21 7 4 10 25 -7
12 West Ham 21 7 4 10 25 -9
13 Southampton 21 6 6 9 24 -7
14 Watford 21 6 5 10 23 -13
15 Leicester City 21 5 6 10 21 -10
16 Middlesbrough 21 4 8 9 20 -5
17 Crystal Palace 21 4 4 13 16 -10
18 Hull City 21 4 4 13 16 -25
19 Sunderland 21 4 3 14 15 -20
20 Swansea 21 4 3 14 15 -26
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 26 2017 7:45PM : Hull City (a)
Capital One Cup
Jan 28 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
FA Cup
Feb 1 2017 8:00PM : Hull City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 5 2017 4:00PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Yanmispices1
2.softkingvictor1
3.DrAlimo1
The Vital Football Members League