Ian Ayre

  • No intention of selling Luis Suarez: Liverpool July 26, 2013

    Bangkok: Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre says the club has no intention of selling striker Luis Suarez despite persistent interest from Arsenal and other clubs. Liverpool have refused two transfer bids from the Gunners and Ayre said that stance will remain. Speaking on Friday ahead of a friendly in Thailand, Ayre...
  • Liverpool ramp up social media to unlock Asian markets July 25, 2013

    Melbourne: Capturing even a small slice of Asia's four billion consumers is a salivating prospect for any European soccer club and Premier League giants Liverpool see social media as the Trojan horse to unlock the region's vast commercial potential. Liverpool's three-year exile from Champions League has not only hurt the club's...
  • Liverpool confirm Arsenal's bid for Suarez July 16, 2013

    Premier League club Liverpool have confirmed Arsenal's bid for striker Luis Suarez saying the Reds have rejected it in hope that the striker will continue at Anfield. Clubcall.com has reported that the rejection has put Gunners manager Arsene Wenger to contemplate whether to go for another attempt at the Uruguayan with...
  • Liverpool sponsors disappointed by Suarez affair February 14, 2012

    London: Liverpool's biggest sponsors criticized the club on Monday for their conduct during the fractious Premier League match against Manchester United that was marred by Luis Suarez's refusal to shake hands with Patrice Evra. The image of one of England's most successful teams took another battering on Saturday when Suarez snubbed...
  • Suarez apologizes for snubbing Evra handshake February 13, 2012

    London: Luis Suarez apologized on Sunday for snubbing Patrice Evra in a pre-match handshake as Liverpool publicly condemned the striker for the first time in a long-running racism row that has tarnished the name of one of England's biggest clubs. The Uruguay international was widely criticized for failing to shake Evra's...