Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
New Liverpool co-owner John Henry speaks out
Independent, October 29th, 2010 3:18PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  england

MOST COMMENTED

American John Henry, whose New England Sports Ventures recently completed the purchase of Liverpool, said stories about Reds stars like goalie Pepe Reina leaving during the January transfer window are "destructive and unwarranted."

"We have recently read stories about our intentions for the forthcoming January transfer window and have a sense of humor about this type of inevitable speculation," he told www.liverpoolfc.tv. "As everyone knows we are new to English football, but not to sport, and we are studying all options. Opportunities and value will drive spending in January and in the future."

The arrival of new ownership in place of Tom Hicks and George Gillett has been welcomed by embattled first-year manager Roy Hodgson.

"It is a very different situation to the one I found myself in at the beginning. There was talk then of staving off administration and having to let players go," he said. "But the new owners coming in has completely changed the face of things and, as far as we are concerned, their statement is perfect. It is just what everyone wants to hear."

Read the original story...


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Life on the road with Badgers    
What's life like on the road in the fall for a Division I soccer player? For ...
Messi Surpasses 400 for Club and Country     
Four-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi surpassed 400 goals for Barcelona and Argentina on Sunday, netting ...
Jimenez Notches First Goal for Atleti    
Raul Jimenez scored his first goal for Spanish champ Atletico Madrid in Saturday's 4-0 romp against ...
Rooney Apologizes for Sending-Off     
Wayne Rooney on Monday apologized to his Manchester United teammates for the red card he received ...
Jurgen Klopp: 'We Will Be Back'    
Borussia Dortmund fell to 12th-place in the Bundesliga table after losing the first Rivier-derby of the ...
Alonso Hailed for Cologne Master-class    
Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso on Saturday set a new Bundesliga record after taking an astonishing ...
PSG Hopes to Improve Against Barca "Masters"    
Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc on Monday said his team must get through its bad spell ...
Gunners' Injury Crisis Worsens Ahead of Blues Clash     
Arsenal is once again facing an injury crisis ahead of an important run of games as ...
Eddy returns for third time from ACL injury    
Georgia midfielder Laura Eddy has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee three times ...
Parents buy in to 'Silent Soccer'     
Southwest Ohio Youth Soccer met some parent resistance when it announced a "silent soccer weekend" in ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives