MARTIN SKRTEL

  • Liverpool players confident despite loss of Suarez August 11, 2014

    Liverpool's players oozed confidence in the postLuis Suarez era as they began their final countdown to the start of the Premier League season. England midfielder Jordan Henderson and defenders Martin Skrtel and Dejan Lovren, of Slovakia and Croatia respectively, all said they had completed an excellent preseason preparation with Sunday's...
  • Liverpool fail to win EPL title despite win over Newcastle May 11, 2014

    England: Liverpool came up short in their bid for a first league title in 24 years despite a comefrombehind 21 win over nineman Newcastle that left the team two points behind champion Manchester City on Sunday. With City winning 20 against West Ham, even a victory at Anfield would not have...
  • Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-2 to boost title hopes April 13, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool became the favourite to win the Premier League after beating title rival Manchester City 3-2 on Sunday, with Philippe Coutinho's late goal settling a thrilling and emotionally charged match at Anfield. The Brazilian playmaker pounced on City captain Vincent Kompany's poor clearance to curl home a 78th-minute winner, leaving...
  • Liverpool end Arsenal's eightmatch unbeaten run with 51 thrashing February 8, 2014

    Liverpool: Liverpool made Arsenal look ordinary as the Reds went on a scoring rampage netting four times in the first 20 minutes on Saturday, as they thrashed the Premier League leaders 51. Liverpool ended Arsene Wenger team's eightmatch unbeaten sequence and cut their deficit to the Gunners to five points...
  • Martin Skrtel could move to Napoli, says Pepe Reina August 9, 2013

    According to a report in the Daily Star, the former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has hinted that defender Martin Skrtel could join Napoli this season. Reina joined the Italian side last month and has indicated he would welcome Skrtel with open arms. Napoli are smulling over whether to make a move...
  • Liverpool resurrect their chase for Schalke defender Papadopolous July 27, 2013

    Before it gets too late, Liverpool are looking to shake things up have decided to give their hunt for Bundesliga centre back Kyriakos Papadopolous another go. The Daily Mirror reports that the Mersyside club, who had pulled out of the move due to the defender's knee injury are back in contention...
  • Agent plays down Skrtel's move to Napoli June 21, 2013

    Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel's move to Napoli may fall out of contention following financial reasons. According to reports in Talksport, Skrtel's agent Karol Csonto has dismissed reports regarding the Slovakian's move to Italy. According to him, Skrtel could be out of Napoli's price range. Csonto had earlier revealed that his client had...
  • Liverpool up to seasonhigh 8th with Fulham win December 23, 2012

    Liverpool: Stewart Downing scored his first Premier League goal for Liverpool in a comfortable 40 victory over a lackluster Fulham on Saturday that lifted the Anfield club to a seasonhigh eighth. The England winger, who has been confined mostly to the Europa League, conceded last week he might have to leave...
  • Liverpool held to 00 draw by stubborn Stoke October 7, 2012

    Liverpool: Liverpool failed to break down a stubborn Stoke defence in a lackluster 00 draw at Anfield on Sunday, maintaining the team's poor start to the Premier League season. The Reds were attempting to build on their first win of the campaign, at Norwich last weekend, and struck the post...
  • Skrtel gets longterm Liverpool extension August 21, 2012

    Liverpool: Liverpool say defender Martin Skrtel has signed a new contract with the Premier League club. Liverpool said Monday that the 27yearold Skrtel signed a "longterm contract." The Slovakia international has made 175 appearances for Liverpool since joining from Zenit St. Petersburg for 6.5 million pounds (then $12.7 million) in 2008. Skrtel says...