GUARDIAN – Liverpool’s Brendan Rodgers encouraged after FA Cup win – video

Liverpool will advance to the FA Cup semi-finals against Aston Villa after what manager Brendan Rodgers calls an ‘outstanding team performance’ against Blackburn on Wednesday. The Reds defeated Blackburn Rovers 1-0 in a replay following a goalless draw at Anfield last month. While Liverpool would like to win a trophy this season, Rodgers denies that Wednesday’s win was about saving the team’s season. The semi-finals will take place at Wembley on 19 April Continue reading…

GUARDIAN – Blackburn Rovers’ Gary Bowyer praises team despite 1-0 defeat by Liverpool – video

Blackburn Rovers manager Gary Bowyer praises his team and the wider football club following their 1-0 defeat by Liverpool in the FA Cup quarter-finals. Liverpool rather than Rovers will now play Aston Villa in the semi-finals on 19 April. Bowyer says it was a ‘really proud night’ for Blackburn and he is happy with the way his players pushed the Reds. The match was a second chance for both teams following a goalless draw at Anfield last month Continue reading…