18 Oct

Robbie Fowler slams Liverpool fans for loving Luis Suarez before Barcelona clash

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Comment Robbie Fowler does not like the love shown to Luis Suarez (BT Sport/Getty)Robbie Fowler admits he has a ‘big problem’ with Liverpool fans who still adore Luis Suarez since his move to Barcelona.The Uruguayan has remained a popular figure with Liverpool supporters following his sublime performances while he was at Anfield.But Fowler, who is Liverpool’s sixth highest scorer of all time, has accused Suarez of improving his performances in order to force through a move to Arsenal or Barcelona.Fowler was also unhappy with Suarez’s conduct during Barcelona’s 3-0 victory over Liverpool in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final at Camp Nou, claiming that the striker showed his former club ‘no respect’.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘Look, I’m a big fan of him as a player, I thought he was brilliant while he was here. Suarez celebrated against his former club in the first leg at Camp Nou (AP Photo)More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘But I have a big problem with the way the fans love him, I really do.‘Because he left Liverpool, the way he left, he wanted to go and move to Arsenal.‘All of a sudden people go: ‘oh, he stayed, he was still brilliant, he never downed tools’.‘He started playing well because he wanted to leave.‘He wanted to go to Arsenal, if Liverpool would have let him go…’center_img Robbie Fowler slams Liverpool fans for loving Luis Suarez before Barcelona clash Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 7 May 2019 8:25 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link82Shares Fowler accused Suarez of only playing well to force a move away from Liverpool (PA Wire)Asked if he felt Suarez only played well because he wanted to leave, Fowler replied: ‘Yeah, definitely.‘I have a big thing with that, that’s what annoys me about the Liverpool fans, they love him.‘I’m not interesting whether he celebrates or not, but his antics last week, playing against Liverpool showing no respect.‘I thought his behaviour towards the club, the fans, showed no respect whatsoever.‘And he’s coming on now talking about not celebrating. Where was his respect last week? I have a big problem with him.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenallast_img read more

16 Sep

Sakshi Malik: ‘Please have faith in me, I deserve a better treatment’

first_imgLast Updated: 5th October, 2019 14:36 IST Sakshi Malik: ‘Please Have Faith In Me, I Deserve A Better Treatment’ Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik, feels “low & utterly disappointed” at being ‘dropped’ from the list of SAI’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). COMMENT Written By LIVE TV FOLLOW US SUBSCRIBE TO US WATCH US LIVEcenter_img “I have won a medal for the country in the last Olympics. I am 27 not so old… and I am striving to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics which is just 9 months away. And you drop me from TOP Scheme. I am really disappointed and feel dejected. You cannot judge me by my one failure in World Championship (held in Kazakhstan last month),”  Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik, feels “low & utterly disappointed” at being ‘dropped’ from the list of SAI’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). First Published: 5th October, 2019 14:36 IST Suman Ray The Sports Authority of India came out with its new list on Friday, which “did not continue” with Sakshi as a TOP scheme beneficiary and had preferred to include new faces (young wrestlers).READ | Hardik Pandya Vows Comeback In No Time Post-surgery, Shares Picture’Gross injustice’Her husband Satyawart Kadiyan, the 2014 CWG silver medallist in 97 kg category, feels that “gross injustice” was meted out to Sakshi. “Yeh sahi nahi kiya. SAI ke logo ko samanjhna chahiye thha. Yeh Olympic medalist hai. Commonwealth & Asian Games nahi… (It’s not fair. SAI hasn’t done the right thing with her. She is an Olympic medallist, not a CWG or Asian Games medallist),” he observed.Satyawart said a little more respect and faith was expected from the authorities. “Sakshi pe bharosa hona chahiye thha. Badi wrestler hai. Phir se medal dilayegi. (They should have shown some faith in Sakshi. She will again bring medal),” he added.READ | Azharuddin To Represent Hyderabad At BCCI’s AGM In Mumbai On Oct 23Wrestling Federation of India president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh also felt bad at the new development. “I feel for Sakshi. She has been there. She still has a chance to qualify and prove her detractors wrong.”Sakshi lost in the first round of the World Wrestling Championship and failed to qualify for the Olympics but she still has two chances or qualifying tournaments in the next four months.Sources in SAI said the sports body just follow the strict rules. “It’s not the end of the road for Sakshi. We can always include her once she qualifies for the Olympics,” he added.READ | Sumit Nagal Reaches Semi-finals Of ATP Challenger Circuit In BrazilREAD | Frank Lampard Delighted To See Abraham And Tomori In England Squad last_img read more