Jamie Carragher announces retirement from football | Carra Stats

Jamie Carragher announces retirement from football | Carra Stats

As reported on the Liverpool FC website - Jamie Carragher has announced that he will be retiring from football at the end of the season. In his early career Jamie played in central midfield and even scored on his début against Aston Villa at Anfield in a 3-0 victory. Under Gerard Houllier Jamie Carragher transitioned into a full-back and then finally Rafa Benitez converted Jamie to his current position as a central defender. A defender known for giving 100% Jamie …
Kolo Toure to be Carragher's replacement? Toure Vs Carragher 12-13 Stats

Kolo Toure to be Carragher's replacement? Toure Vs Carragher 12-13 Stats

There are lots of rumours online, mainly on Twitter that Kolo Toure will sign for Liverpool in this summer's transfer window. Your first reaction is "What the heck? He's an old washed-up has-been!", but Carragher was no spring chicken. The man that just retired was many years older than Kolo Toure and I'd expect other first team centre-backs to be signed (Papadopoulos also rumoured to be a target) so the signing of Kolo Toure as a back up centre-back could …
Confirmed: Kolo Toure to join Liverpool | Stats Compared to Carragher

Confirmed: Kolo Toure to join Liverpool | Stats Compared to Carragher

Daniel Agger, More Style Than Substance? Opta Stats Review

Daniel Agger, More Style Than Substance? Opta Stats Review

Daniel Agger is a fantastic football player. Daniel Agger is slick and stylish on the ball. Daniel Agger, some say, is a modern-day Alan Hansen. But Daniel Agger gets injured, and gets injured a lot. The speculation is, Man City might be willing to pay £20 million plus for him. So the question is; does it make sense, financially or football-wise, to keep a player who in the last four seasons has started on average 18.5 leagues games per year? …