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Steven Gerrard
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Personal information
Full name Steven George Gerrard[1]
Date of birth 30 May 1980 (1980-05-30) (age 29)[1]
Place of birth Whiston, Merseyside, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Liverpool
Number 8
Youth career
1987–1998 Liverpool
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998– Liverpool 358 (77)
National team
1999 England U21 4 (1)
2000– England[2] 78 (16)
* .Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:50, 15 March 2010 (UTC).^ Liverpool 2008/9 Twenty years without the English league title is too long for a club that once dominated the domestic arena for over a decade.
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^ The only major club honour missing from Gerrard's CV is the Premier League title.
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^ He’s made 268 appearances with the club and scored 44 goals, though his contributions are far more wide-ranging than just the tangibles.
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† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:53, 03 March 2010 (UTC)
.Steven George Gerrard, MBE (pronounced /ˈdʒɛrɑrd/; born 30 May 1980), is an English footballer who plays for English Premier League club Liverpool and the England national team.^ Steven Gerrard on football and film .
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^ Liverpool fc -Steven Gerrard .
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^ Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has pledged to finish his career with the Premier League club.
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He has played much of his career in a central midfield role, however since the arrival of Fernando Torres at Liverpool in 2007 he has been used mainly as a second striker for his team[3] and as a winger for England since 2006.
.Gerrard, who has spent his entire career at Anfield, made his debut in 1998 and cemented his place in the first team in the 2000-01 season, succeeding Sami Hyypiä as Liverpool team captain in 2003. His honours include two FA Cup wins, two League Cup wins, a UEFA Cup win and a UEFA Champions League win in 2005.^ Gerrard capped the season by captaining Liverpool to victory in the FA Cup .

^ Gerrard reaches milestone in Liverpool win .
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^ FA cup win and also a Super cup..
  • Dexy's Den – The UK's #1 Football Blog » Blog Archive » The Problem with Liverpool is Steven Gerrard 6 January 2010 19:36 UTC blog.ukfootballfinder.co.uk [Source type: General]

.As of 13 May 2009, Gerrard is also the current holder of the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year award.^ Gerrard wins Footballer of the Year award .
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^ Steven Gerrard has been voted player of the year by his fellow pros in England while Wayne Rooney lifted the young player award for the second year in a row.
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^ Free kicks Steven Gerrard MBE ( pronounced /ˈstiːvɨn ˈdʒɛrɑrd/ ) (born 30 May 1980 , Whiston, Merseyside ) is an English football player.

.Gerrard made his international debut in 2000, and represented England in the UEFA European Championships in 2000 and 2004 as well as the 2006 FIFA World Cup, where he was the team's top goalscorer with two goals.^ Gerrard to miss England World Cup qualifiers .
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^ European World Cup 2010 qualifying .
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^ World Cup 2006 .
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.Gerrard placed second in the 100 Players Who Shook The Kop, a Liverpool F.C. fan poll.^ Gerrard scored Liverpool's second.
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^ Born in 1980, Steven Gerrard made his Liverpool debut in November 1998 as a second half substitute against Blackburn.
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^ Gerrard, Robbie, or Carra's books know that there is always an eement of people in Liverpool who will do anything to cause trouble for Reds.
  • English soccer: FC Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard arrested - Nachrichten English-News - WELT ONLINE 6 January 2010 19:36 UTC www.welt.de [Source type: General]

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Club career

.Born in Whiston, Merseyside,[1] Gerrard started out playing for hometown team Whiston Juniors, where he was noticed by Liverpool scouts.^ Gerrard started out playing for local team Whiston Juniors.

^ Born in 1980, Steven Gerrard made his Liverpool debut in November 1998 as a second half substitute against Blackburn.
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^ He was noticed by Liverpool's scouts aged just 8, [6] and joined the Reds as a schoolboy in 1987.

.He joined the Reds' youth academy at the age of nine.^ He was noticed by Liverpool's scouts aged just 8, [6] and joined the Reds as a schoolboy in 1987.

^ Youth Academy Joined: 07 Mar 2006 Posts: 810 .
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^ Youth Academy Joined: 21 May 2006 Posts: 634 .
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[5] .Gerrard then had trials with various clubs at fourteen, but his success wasn't immediate—Gerrard never made it into the England Schoolboys team.^ He was made captain of the club in 2003 and is also a key player in the England team.
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^ It is a shame though that Gerrard never played in a title challenging team for instance.
  • The Steven Gerrard Paradox - LiverpoolFC Official Forums 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC forums.liverpoolfc.tv [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Anfield club's 3-0 win over Portsmouth last time out made it four wins from four and with Liverpool finally claiming a place in the top half of the table Gerrard has been emboldened.

Gerrard's trials included Manchester United, which he claimed in his 2006 autobiography was "to pressure Liverpool into giving me a YTS contract."[6] He signed his first professional contract with Liverpool on 5 November 1997.[6]
Steven Gerrard
.Gerrard made his Liverpool first-team debut on 29 November 1998 in a match against Blackburn Rovers as a last minute substitute for Vegard Heggem.^ Liverpool first team .

^ Gerrard signed his first professional contract with Liverpool on 5 November 1997 .

^ Gerrard made his debut for the Liverpool first team on 29 November 1998 as a second-half substitute for Vegard Heggem against Blackburn .

[7] .He made thirteen appearances in his debut season, filling in the midfield position for injured captain Jamie Redknapp[5] and playing on the right wing, but he scarcely contributed in the short on-pitch time he received, due to nervousness affecting his play.^ He has played in positions of defence, striker, backup striker, leftl and right wing positions and his favourite position, Midfield.
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^ I also feel that we have missed Pennant on the right wing opting to play Benayoun or Gerrard there when both players like to come in rather than stay out on the wings.
  • The problem with Liverpool is Steven Gerrard - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: General]

^ The former YTS trainee has made incredible progress in such a short space of time.
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[8] .Gerrard recalled in a November 2008 interview with The Guardian, "I was out of position and out of my depth."^ May 28, 2008 at 02:33 I have to agree to Steven Gerrard… I feel better without underwear and my husband love this… .
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^ Steven Gerrard My Captains Book 5.0 out of 5 stars ( 1 ) 6.35 .
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^ Gerrard: My Autobiography 4.7 out of 5 stars ( 45 ) .
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The Liverpool hierarchy nonetheless remained convinced that he would improve.[8] .Gerrard saw himself as a defensive player primarily, looking to make key tackles rather than push the team forward.^ Despite this he is not the most tactical player and whilst he can get away with this in the premier league, when more often than not the team is built around him.
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^ I also feel that we have missed Pennant on the right wing opting to play Benayoun or Gerrard there when both players like to come in rather than stay out on the wings.
  • The problem with Liverpool is Steven Gerrard - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: General]

^ Indeed, rather than dictating the tempo, Alonso finds himself fire-fighting and defending deeper than he wants to be.
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[7]
.Gerrard partnered Redknapp in central midfield for the 1999–00 season.^ The 1999–2000 season saw manager Gérard Houllier start with Gerrard partnering Jamie Redknapp in central midfield.

^ The subject of his apparent inability to play alongside Frank Lampard in the same central midfield engine room became tiresome for Gerrard a long time ago.
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^ Gerrard is top of that list and the president-elect also wants his Anfield midfield partner Alonso to join him in the Spanish capital.
  • REAL MADRID WANT STEVEN GERRARD AND XABI ALONSO | Spanish giants set for £100m summer swoop | News Of The World 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.newsoftheworld.co.uk [Source type: General]

.After starting the derby match against Everton on the bench, he replaced Robbie Fowler in the second half but received his first career red card for a late foul on Everton's Kevin Campbell.^ Born in 1980, Steven Gerrard made his Liverpool debut in November 1998 as a second half substitute against Blackburn.
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^ (Soccer AM) (22/08/09) Robbie Keane has weak wrists and why did Steven Gerrard start dancing halfway through a match?

^ Despite Liverpool dictating first-half possession, it was the home side who created the best chances on the night as Kevin Doyle ...
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[9] .Later that season, Gerrard scored his first senior goal in a 4–1 victory over Sheffield Wednesday.^ Later that season, Gerrard scored his first senior goal in a 4-1 victory over Sheffield Wednesday .

^ The goal was also Gerrard's first from open play since September and only his fifth of an injury-dogged season.
  • Steven Gerrard goal secures another piece of Anfield history for skipper - Liverpool FC latest - Liverpool News from football.co.uk 6 January 2010 19:36 UTC www.football.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Liverpool 2-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers - Match Report Steven Gerrard bagged his first goal in open play since September as...
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[10] .However, he began to suffer from nagging back problems, which sports consultant Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt later diagnosed as a result of accelerated growth, coupled with excessive playing, during his teenage years.^ After visits to the renowned sports consultant Dr Müller-Wohlfarth , [7] it was diagnosed that Gerrard's pains were a result of accelerated growth in a short period of time.

^ During the course of this season, Houllier suffered serious health problems which resulted in him having to undergo major heart surgery.

^ Jaimie - There were 12 games played and Gerrard was a Stand in captain for the last two - Other teams book their sport during the first 10 games.
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

[6] He was then beset by groin injuries that required four separate operations.[6]
.In 2000–01, he made fifty starts in all competitions and scored ten goals as Liverpool won the League Cup, FA Cup, and the 2001 UEFA Cup.^ This goal was decisive and was scored during Liverpools successful Champions League.
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^ Liverpool and scored over 100 goals.
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^ In the UEFA Cup final against Alavés , Gerrard scored his first major final goal as Liverpool won 5-4 .

.Gerrard replaced Sami Hyypiä as Liverpool captain in October 2003, as manager Gérard Houllier said that he recognised Gerrard had demonstrated leadership qualities early on, but needed to mature.^ Liverpool FC captain Steven Gerrard.
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^ By the start of the 2003 season, Gerrard had established himself as Liverpool's on-field leader and he was officially recognised as club captain, replacing Sami Hyppia .

^ Gerrard joins the captains club 15/10/2003 .
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[11] .He chose to extend his contract at the club, signing a new four-year deal.^ England's Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher have signed new deals with Liverpool that will keep them at the club until 2009.
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^ This week Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez signed a new five-year deal with the club after months of speculation, and Gerrard believes the Spaniard is the right man for the club.
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^ I have two years left on my contract and if there was a chance to extend it, I am sure I would.
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[12]
.Houllier quit after a trophyless 2003–04 campaign, and Gerrard was linked with a move to Chelsea during the offseason.^ I was exactly the same when gerrard was supposed to be definatly moving to chelsea,it was sad to see a great player leave but if he wants to then thats up to him,no bitterness from me.
  • Steven Gerrard displays his lack of class once again | Liverpool-Kop 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.liverpool-kop.com [Source type: General]

^ However while Gerrard excelled as Liverpool's captain, the team continued to stall and the 2003–04 season ended with no trophies and a lack of optimism about Liverpool's future prospects for success under Houllier.

^ Media speculation of Steven Gerrard's future was rife during two consecutive summer transfer windows, with him being most strongly linked with a move to Chelsea both times.

.He admitted he was not "happy with the progress Liverpool has made," and that "for the first time in my career I've thought about the possibility of moving on."^ I have looked upon Liverpool very highly ever since I first saw them play, and my respect for them increased a lot after their great run last season.
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^ Prior to the Champions League final in May 2007, Gerrard stated that he was in talks to sign a new contract with Liverpool, saying: "I've never been happier with my football.

^ On 1 September 2006 , Gerrard published his first autobiography , entitled Gerrard: My Autobiography , in which he talks extensively about his personal life, Liverpool and England careers.

[13] .In the end, Gerrard turned down a £20 million offer from Chelsea to stay with Liverpool and new coach Rafael Benítez.^ Steven Gerrard · Liverpool UK news .
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^ Gerrard will stay with Liverpool .
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^ Liverpool chief executive Rick Parry said Sunday he will take legal action over claims that he has already negotiated a 30-million-pound summer move to Chelsea for England midfielder Steven Gerrard.
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[14]
Gerrard shooting for Liverpool
.Liverpool were wracked with injury early in the 2004–05 season, and a foot injury suffered in a September league match against Manchester United shelved Gerrard until late November.^ Steven Gerrard fantastic goal - Liverpool vs Manchester United.
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^ Lion of the Season 19/05/2004 .
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^ A foot injury sustained against rivals Manchester United on 20 September 2004 ruled Gerrard out of first team football until late November 2004.

.He returned to score in the last five minutes of a Champions League group stage match against Olympiacos to secure Liverpool's advancement to the knockout round.^ Champions league against .
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^ This goal was decisive and was scored during Liverpools successful Champions League.
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^ Liverpools successful Champions League.
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[15] .He claimed that this was his most important, if not his best, goal for Liverpool to date.^ He has since claimed that this was his most important, if not his best, goal for Liverpool to date.

^ Comments liverpool best goals from 0607.
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^ Widely recognised as one of the best footballers in the world, he has made over 450 appearances for Liverpool and scored over 100 goals.
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[16] .However, Gerrard netted an own goal during the 2005 League Cup final on 27 February, which proved decisive in Liverpool's 3–2 loss to Chelsea.^ Gerrard goal gives Liverpool edge .
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^ The Gerrard FA cup final?
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^ Two-goal Gerrard sparks Liverpool .
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[17]
.During a six-minute stretch in the second half of the 2005 Champions League final against A.C. Milan, Liverpool rebounded from a three-goal deficit to tie the match at 3–3 after extra time, with Gerrard scoring one of the goals.^ Gerrard goal gives Liverpool edge .
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^ Liverpool 2 win title and champions league.
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^ Two-goal Gerrard sparks Liverpool .
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.Liverpool's third goal was gained as a penalty from a foul awarded to Liverpool when Gennaro Gattuso fouled Gerrard in Milan's penalty box.^ Moments later, Gerrard was brought down in the box by Gennaro Gattuso and won a penalty.

^ Gerrard goal gives Liverpool edge .
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^ Two-goal Gerrard sparks Liverpool .
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.Gerrard did not participate in the penalty shootout, which Liverpool won 3–2 as they claimed their first CL trophy in twenty years,[18] though he was named the Man of the Match, and later received the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year award.^ Gerrard wins Footballer of the Year award .
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^ Late Gerrard penalty rescues Liverpool .
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^ Steven Gerrard - Liverpool Football Club skip to content .
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[19]
.In regards to his contract issues with Liverpool, Gerrard told the press after the final, "How can I leave after a night like this?"^ How can Liverpool fans criticise Gerrard?
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^ Gerrard decides to leave Liverpool .
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^ Gerrard fires Liverpool into final .
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[20] .But negotiations soon stalled and on 5 July 2005, after Liverpool turned down another lucrative offer from Chelsea, Gerrard rejected a club-record £100,000-a-week offer.^ However, by July contract negotiations broke down between Gerrard and the club.

^ Liverpool chief executive Rick Parry said Sunday he will take legal action over claims that he has already negotiated a 30-million-pound summer move to Chelsea for England midfielder Steven Gerrard.
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^ Liverpool - Gerrard = A very average team, or to put it another way, a car without its engine.
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.Liverpool chief executive Rick Parry conceded the club had lost Gerrard, saying, "Now we have to move on.^ "When I see John Terry, Gary Neville and Rio Ferdinand lifting that trophy I want to do that, but I want to do that for Liverpool football club," Gerrard told Sky Sports News.
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^ Liverpool managing director Christian Purslow insists the club would never choose to sell Fernando Torres or Steven Gerrard.
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^ Steven Gerrard - Liverpool Football Club skip to content .
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.We have done our best, but he has made it clear he wants to go and I think it looks pretty final."^ I think that Benayoun is the best corner taker in our squad.
  • Steven Gerrard should be banned... | Liverpool-Kop 6 January 2010 19:36 UTC www.liverpool-kop.com [Source type: General]

^ Yet Gerrard has been made to suffer by previous managers who think that shafting him from one position to another is the supposed way to get the best out of him.
  • TheGame - Times Online - WBLG: Steven Gerrard's problem is Steven Gerrard 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC timesonline.typepad.com [Source type: General]

^ Theres only one english player the coaches of argentina and brazil the 2 best teams in the world would want in there squads and thats our stevie .
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

[21] .The next day, Gerrard signed a new four-year deal as Parry blamed the earlier breakdown of talks on miscommunication between the two sides.^ On 29 December 2006 , Gerrard was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire by the Queen in her New Year Honours List , for services to sport.

^ Prior to the Champions League final in May 2007, Gerrard stated that he was in talks to sign a new contract with Liverpool, saying: "I've never been happier with my football.

^ MARCH 25 Gerrard eyes new Liverpool FC deal Liverpool Echo Steven Gerrard has repeated his desire to sign a contract extension at Liverpool, revealing that is happier now than at any other stage of his career.
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[22][23]
Gerrard during the 2006–07 season
.Gerrard scored twenty-three goals in 53 appearances in 2005–06, and in April became the first Liverpool player since John Barnes in 1988 to be voted the PFA Player of the Year.^ He was voted the PFA Young Player of the Year in 2001, and was voted Player of the Year in 2006.
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^ Liverpool and scored over 100 goals.
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^ Title: Steven Gerrard Goal Liverpool v Olympiakos 2004-2005.
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[24] .He scored twice in the 2006 FA Cup final against West Ham United, including an equalizer that sent the match into extra time, and Liverpool won their second consecutive major trophy on penalties.^ Liverpool did reach the Carling Cup final, but were beaten 3–2 by Chelsea after extra time.

^ He scored twice in the Final against West Ham , including a dramatic equalizer in stoppage time to send the game into extra-time.

^ This is against West Ham in the Fa cup final- if ya dint know .
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.The goals made him the only player to have scored in the FA Cup, League Cup, UEFA Cup and Champions League finals.^ He’s the only player to have scored in all four major finals (Carling Cup, FA Cup, Champions League, UEFA Cup) possible for an English-based player to take part in.
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^ This goal was decisive and was scored during Liverpools successful Champions League.
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^ The Gerrard FA cup final?
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[25] .Gerrard netted a penalty as Liverpool eliminated league rival Chelsea in the 2006–07 Champions League semi-finals to return to their second final in three seasons, which they lost 2–1 to Milan.^ Liverpool played AC Milan in the 2005 Champions' League final in Istanbul .

^ Ranieri is the man who took Chelsea there's that connection again to a Champions League semi-final, and second in the league.
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^ Plus, Stevie G dived in the champions league final that they won to get that penalty.
  • The problem with Liverpool is Steven Gerrard - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: General]

[26][27]
.Gerrard suffered a hairline toe fracture in an August 2007 Champions League qualifier against Toulouse F.C.,[28] but returned four days later to play the entirety of a 1–1 league draw against Chelsea.^ Champions league against .
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^ Terry, for not playing and preferring to play for Chelsea 3 days later?
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Gerrard is thought to have been informed as he left the pitch at the Stade Velodrome, having helped book Liverpool’s passage into the knock-out stages of the Champions League.

[29] .On 28 October 2007, Gerrard played his 400th game for Liverpool in a league match against Arsenal, in which he scored.^ On October 28 , 2007 Steven Gerrard played his 400th game for Liverpool, scoring in the sixth minute, but Arsenal managed to equalize with a late shot from Francesc Fabregas in the 78th minute.

^ Liverpool's Steven Gerrard scores from a penalty rebound against Marseille..
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^ Gerrard picked up the injury while on England duty earlier this month and had to be taken off in the first half of Liverpool's Champions League game against Lyon on 20 October.
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[30][31] .He scored in all but one of Liverpool's domestic and European matches during the month of November, and after scoring the only goal in a Champions League away tie against Olympique de Marseille on 11 December, he became the first Liverpool player since John Aldridge in 1989 to score in seven consecutive games in all competitions.^ He has scored one goal, though a cracker against Chel$ki, but what else?
  • The problem with Liverpool is Steven Gerrard - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: General]

^ Madrid Champions League 09/10 All goals .

^ Liverpool and scored over 100 goals.
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[32]
.He made his 300th Premier League appearance on 13 April 2008 in a match against Blackburn Rovers, scoring the opening goal,[33][34] and finished the season with twenty-two league goals, surpassing his total from the 2006–07 season.^ He then scored the second goal in a 2-2 draw with Sweden that confirmed England finished top of Group B. Steven's contract at Liverpool was extended to June 2011 in June 2007 and to June 2013 in April 2009.

^ Steven Gerrard played in 62 games this season after taking into account the combined 49 appearances he made in Liverpool’s Premiership, Champions League and domestic cup games and 13 appearances for England, but that is a rather high number; most Premiership players appear in somewhere between 35-50 games per season.
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^ Having missed the 2002 World Cup through injury, Steven scored his first World Cup finals goal in the 2-0 win against Trinidad & Tobago that clinched England's progress into the knockout stages of the 2006 tournament.

.Gerrard was selected for the PFA Team of the Year and he was also one of the nominees or the PFA Player of the Year, alongside teammate Fernando Torres.^ The problem here is not one player called gerrard, it is the WHOLE team.
  • The problem with Liverpool is Steven Gerrard - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: General]

^ At the end of the season Gerrard was named PFA Young Player of the Year .

^ So Gerrard gets the ball in the centre and who is there to help him with a short pass if one or tow opposition players close him down?
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[35][36]
Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard.
.Gerrard needed to undergo groin surgery at the beginning of the season, but the problem was not serious and he quickly returned to training.^ Gerrard then suffered from groin problems.

^ During the course of this season, Houllier suffered serious health problems which resulted in him having to undergo major heart surgery.

^ England successfully qualified for the 2002 World Cup , but Gerrard was forced to pull out of the squad to undergo surgery on a problematic groin injury.

[37] .He scored what appeared to be his hundredth career Liverpool goal against Stoke City on 20 September, but it was disallowed after Dirk Kuyt was ruled offside.^ Liverpool and scored over 100 goals.
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^ Liverpool’s fans relished seeing Allardyce squirm as goals from Steven Gerrard, Dirk Kuyt and Ryan Babel represented scant reward for their overwhelming control of the game.
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^ As a bonus, take a look at this goal also scored by Chedwyn Evans, who is currently on loan from Manchester City at Norwich City, where he scored 10 goals in 28 league games this season.
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[38] .He achieved the milestone eleven days later in a 3–1 Champions League group stage win over PSV.^ Champions league against olympiakos to take liverpool to group stages..
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^ By that stage the club were already out of realistic contention in the Premier League and they were also under pressure to stay in the Champions League.

^ Even if he won the champion league in his first year, he has not focus on winning the league.
  • The problem with Liverpool is Steven Gerrard - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: General]

[39]
.He made his 100th appearance in European club competition for Liverpool on 10 March 2009 against Real Madrid and scored twice in a 4–0 win.^ The english forwarder Peter Crouch has given his fans the best present: he scored twice in the matchup against the Belarus national team, one goal in each time.
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^ He scored twice in the Final against West Ham , including a dramatic equalizer in stoppage time to send the game into extra-time.

^ Liverpool went into the final group game requiring a 2 goal win to progress into the last 16 of the competition.

[40] .Four days after the impressive victory over Real, Gerrard would score at Old Trafford for the first time from the penalty spot, putting Liverpool ahead on their way to a 4–1 victory over Manchester United.^ Gerrard also scored in the penalty shoot out.

^ Steven Gerrard fantastic goal - Liverpool vs Manchester United.
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^ Liverpool's Steven Gerrard scores from a penalty rebound against Marseille..
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[41] .Following these results, three-time FIFA World Player of the Year Zinedine Zidane hailed the Liverpool skipper, saying "Is he the best in the world?^ Ronaldo will be crowned to World's best Football-Player this year I mean, he is going Worldclass and Amazing, unstoppable, fast feed with right and the left.

^ IS the best player in the world, closely followed by Henry becasue he performs to this level every week and then again in the big games!
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^ Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo .
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He might not get the attention of Messi and Ronaldo but yes, I think he might be."[42] On 22 March 2009, Gerrard scored his first ever hat-trick in the Premier League, against Aston Villa, in a 5–0 victory.[43] .On 13 May 2009, Gerrard was named as the 2009 Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year, becoming the first Liverpool player to win the award in nineteen years.^ Gerrard fawned: "I want Gareth Barry to become a Liverpool player.
  • Steven Gerrard displays his lack of class once again | Liverpool-Kop 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.liverpool-kop.com [Source type: General]

^ Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo .
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Steven Gerrard is a world class footballer, who with Rooney and Lampard, is the one of the best three players England posses.
  • TheGame - Times Online - WBLG: Steven Gerrard's problem is Steven Gerrard 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC timesonline.typepad.com [Source type: General]

.Gerrard had pipped Manchester United duo Ryan Giggs and Wayne Rooney in the poll voted for by journalists, beating Ryan Giggs by just 10 votes.^ Arsenal prepare to host No.2 Manchester United in the English Premier League on Sunday, England international Wayne Rooney, the best striker in the world at the moment with 251.26 points, will...
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^ Up front, Wayne Rooney, Peter Crouch, and Ashley Young all played, with Young coming on for Rooney just three minutes before the match ended.
  • English Soccer Talk » Steven Gerrard 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.csrnusa.com [Source type: General]

^ If Wayne Rooney, for example is world class, someone please explain WHY he is, instead of just reeling off meaningless platitudes.
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

Upon receiving the award, he was quoted as saying "I'm delighted but I'm a little bit surprised," he commented. ."When you look at the quality of the players there are in this league, it's a great privilege to win this kind of award."^ You can't expect to carry a player and win.
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Last, but not least, if great games in the Champions League, against the strongest sides, do not make a player world-class, nothing does.
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Because let's be honest, no amount of honest opinion is going to make you enjoy reading about Liverpool's fifth Champions League win in Istanbul.
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[44]

International career

.Gerrard made his international debut against Ukraine on 31 May 2000.[45] That summer, he was called up for Euro 2000, making only one appearance as a substitute in a 1–0 win over Germany before England were eliminated in the group stage.^ May - Included in Euro 2000 squad and makes England debut in 2-0 friendly win against Ukraine.
  • GERRARD NAMED PFA PLAYER OF THE YEAR |Football Transfer News, Football News, Fixtures, Results, Match Reports, Stats 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportinglife.com [Source type: News]

^ November - Makes Liverpool debut as substitute against Blackburn.
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^ SI.com: The Limey: Banged-up England is in serious trouble for Euro '08 .
  • Steven Gerrard: News & Videos about Steven Gerrard - CNN.com 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

[46][47] .Gerrard scored his first international goal in the famous 5–1 victory over Germany in a 2002 World Cup qualifier in September 2001, and while England qualified, Gerrard was forced to pull out of the squad due to his ongoing groin problems after pulling up in Liverpool's final match of the season against Ipswich.^ Liverpool and scored over 100 goals.
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^ Gerrard only really started to wake up after the first goal.
  • TheGame - Times Online - WBLG: Steven Gerrard's problem is Steven Gerrard 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC timesonline.typepad.com [Source type: General]

^ To be clear, Capello hasn’t named Gerrard permanent captain and won’t name a permanent captain until England’s first World Cup qualifier in September, against Andorra.
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[48]
.He was a regular starter in Euro 2004, scoring once - against Switzerland - before England were eliminated by Portugal in the quarter-finals on penalties.^ Was it also the influence of Johnny Foreigner that England didn’t triumph at the last World Cup, or the Euro 2004 for that matter?
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

^ You might aswell say what did Zidane ever do excludin the 1998 world cup final, winnin euro 2000 and scoring a wonder goal in the CL final???
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Or what about that time he scored against Milan in the CL final and later secured the penalty?
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[49] .He participated in his first World Cup in 2006 and 2 goals, both in the group stage, against Trinidad & Tobago and Sweden, although his spot kick was one of three saved by goalkeeper Ricardo as England again bowed out to Portugal in the quarter-finals on penalties.^ European Championship Finals 2000, European Championship Finals 2004, World Cup Finals 2006.

^ The midfield was definitely England’s bright spot, with both goals coming from that group.
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^ Steven Gerrard is a world class footballer, who with Rooney and Lampard, is the one of the best three players England posses.
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[50] He was England's top scorer in the tournament.
.Gerrard was made vice-captain of the England team by coach Steve McClaren,[51] and while he filled in for John Terry as captain, England suffered back-to-back losses to Russia and Croatia that ended their Euro 2008 qualifying hopes.^ It was Gerrard that got us back to 2-2 he motivated his team!
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

^ No, Capello made a mistake in appointing Terry as England’s captain.
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^ Croatia) in the competative 2008 euro qualifiers.
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[52] .After new coach Fabio Capello took over the team in early 2008, Gerrard was given a trial run as captain but Capello settled on Terry for the role.^ Capello names Gerrard as captain .
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^ Stand-in captain Steven Gerrard has backed under pressure England coach Steve McClaren and insists that the players must take responsibility if they fail to qualify for Euro 2008.
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^ Captain John Terry helped England produce their most impressive performance of the Fabio Capello era with the opening goal in a 2-0 friendly win against the United States at Wembley.
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[53][54] .Gerrard was subsequently replaced as England vice-captain by Rio Ferdinand.^ England manager Fabio Capello has appointed Steven Gerrard as captain for the friendly international against Switzerland at Wembley on Wednesday.
  • Steven Gerrard: News & Videos about Steven Gerrard - CNN.com 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ Gerrard hasnt had the best times playing for his country, but i dont think thats to say he isnt a good captain he just couldnt rally the troops for England.
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is doubtful for England's friendly with Germany on Wednesday after suffering a hairline fracture of the toe in the Champions League qualifier against Toulouse.
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[55]
.Gerrard further increased his international goal tally as he helped England qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup when he scored two goals as England defeated Croatia 5–1 at Wembley.^ Gerrard to miss England World Cup qualifiers .
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^ European World Cup 2010 qualifying .
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^ Related Events: FIFA World Cup 2010 .
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[56]

International goals

Scores and results list England's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 1 September 2001 Olympiastadion, Germany  Germany 2–1 5–1 2002 FIFA World Cup Qualifying[57]
2 16 October 2002 St Mary's Stadium, England  Macedonia 2–2 2–2 UEFA Euro 2004 Qualifying[58]
3 3 June 2003 Walkers Stadium, England  Serbia and Montenegro 1–0 2–1 Friendly[59]
4 17 June 2004 Estádio Cidade de Coimbra, Portugal  Switzerland 3–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 2004[60]
5 4 September 2004 Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Austria  Austria 2–0 2–2 2006 FIFA World Cup Qualifying[61]
6 30 March 2005 St James' Park, England  Azerbaijan 1–0 2–0 2006 FIFA World Cup Qualifying[62]
7 30 May 2006 Old Trafford, England  Hungary 1–0 3–1 Friendly[63]
8 15 June 2006 Frankenstadion, Germany  Trinidad and Tobago 2–0 2–0 2006 FIFA World Cup[64]
9 20 June 2006 RheinEnergie Stadion, Germany  Sweden 2–1 2–2 2006 FIFA World Cup[65]
10 2 September 2006 Old Trafford, England  Andorra 2–0 5–0 UEFA Euro 2008 Qualifying[66]
11 28 March 2007 Olympic Stadium, Spain  Andorra 1–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 2008 Qualifying[67]
12 28 March 2007 Olympic Stadium, Spain  Andorra 2–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 2008 Qualifying[67]
13 28 May 2008 Wembley Stadium, England  United States 2–0 2–0 Friendly[68]
14 15 October 2008 Dinamo Stadium, Belarus  Belarus 1–0 3–1 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifying[69]
15 9 September 2009 Wembley Stadium, England  Croatia 2–0 5–1 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifying
16 9 September 2009 Wembley Stadium, England  Croatia 4–0 5–1 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifying

Personal life

Gerrard and his wife, fashion journalist Alex Curran, married at the Cliveden mansion in Buckinghamshire on 16 June 2007.[70][71] He has an older brother, Paul (not to be confused with former Everton goalkeeper Paul Gerrard), and his cousin Anthony plays for Cardiff City F.C.
.In September 2006, Gerrard published his autobiography, Gerrard: My Autobiography, which went on to win the Sports Book of the Year honour at the British Book Awards.^ Gerrard: My Autobiography - 0553817337 .
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^ Steven Gerrard , My autobiography The review .
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^ Read full review Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful Review of Gerrard: My Autobiography - Steven Gerrard .
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[72]
The autobiography ends with "I play for Jon-Paul." .Gerrard's ten-year-old cousin, Jon-Paul Gilhooley, was killed in the 1989 Hillsborough Tragedy, when Gerrard was almost 9. "It was difficult knowing one of your cousins had lost his life," Gerrard said.^ Girls like you are full of s**t, just because you’re from liverpool you automatically think it is your right to know alex and stevie and to know everything that goes on in their life.
  • Steven Gerrard and Alex Curran to marry in June » Celebrity gossip, news and pictures on Fametastic 6 January 2010 19:36 UTC fametastic.co.uk [Source type: Original source]

^ Since reading some of your articles,this one in particuler you have pointed out a few things i never stopped to realise when it comes to gerrard.
  • Steven Gerrard displays his lack of class once again | Liverpool-Kop 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.liverpool-kop.com [Source type: General]

^ And Jamie i don't know how old you are but i am 15 years old and even i know you are just talking total B*****S! Everyone here want's you to shutup so just do it!
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

"Seeing his family's reaction drove me on to become the player I am today."[73]
.On 1 October 2007, Gerrard was involved in a low-speed accident in Southport when the car he was driving hit a ten-year-old bicyclist, who had shot into the street and inadvertently cut off Gerrard's path.^ Steven Gerrard trial: CCTV pictures released Pictures from inside the Lounge Inn in Southport which show the fight allegedly involving England footballer Steven Gerrard ..

^ They must have gotten into the same car and met with the same accident, or it must have been something Ferguson fed them with.
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

^ I agree - every player has off days, but Gerrard has had an off day for England that has lasted the last 6 years.
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.He later visited the boy in the hospital and presented him with a pair of boots signed by the boy's favourite player, Wayne Rooney, after which he stayed to sign autographs for other young patients.^ Please play longer for Manchester United and do many goal´s for Manchester United Wayne Rooney the greatest Player ever !

^ Up front, Wayne Rooney, Peter Crouch, and Ashley Young all played, with Young coming on for Rooney just three minutes before the match ended.
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^ The simple fact is that a part from Gerrard and Rooney England don't have any other world class players and thats why they didn't qualify.
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

[74]
.Councillors of Knowsley voted to make Gerrard a Freeman of the Borough on 13 December 2007,[75] and two weeks later, he was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire by The Queen in The Queen's New Year Honours List, for services to sport.^ Jaimie on December 13, 2007 .
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^ LFC Player of the Season-#1:Steven Gerrard Steven Gerrard was voted Player of the Season by the members of liverpoolfc.tv .

^ June 17, 2007 13:16 congratulations gerrard and alex!!!
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[76] He received an honorary fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on 26 July 2008 as recognition for his contribution to sport.[77]
.On 29 December 2008, Gerrard was taken into custody outside the Lounge Inn in Southport on suspicion of a section 20 assault.^ McGee said the manager of the Lounge Inn in Southport had asked him to be in charge of the music as he wanted to get everyone dancing.
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^ April 29, 2008 11:16 gerrard is well fit x x x leah April 29, 2008 11:18 hya danii danielle April 29, 2008 11:21 Hiiaa danielle April 29, 2008 11:25 You Okaii ?
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[78] .He and two others were later charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and affray, relating to an incident which left the bar's disc jockey with a broken tooth and cuts to his forehead.^ He and two others were later charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and affray, relating to an incident which left the bar's disc jockey with a broken tooth and cuts to his forehead.

^ On 20 March 2009, the CPS dropped the assault charge, but Gerrard still faced charges of affray, of which he pleaded 'not guilty' on 3 April.

[79][80] .The three men were given police to court bail and were required to appear at North Sefton Magistrates' Court on 23 January 2009,[80] where they all pleaded not guilty.^ They should have amputated Beckhams right foot at birth and given it to Gerrard, coz that's all Beckham is- a right foot.
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

[81] .The case was adjourned until 20 March when the assault charge was dropped but Gerrard was required to attend Liverpool Crown Court to face trial for affray.^ It’s a classic case of big-club arrogance: Gerrard sees Liverpool as the bigger club so he thinks it’s okay to belittle Villa.
  • Steven Gerrard displays his lack of class once again | Liverpool-Kop 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.liverpool-kop.com [Source type: General]

[82] .On 3 April, Gerrard pleaded not guilty.^ On 20 March 2009, the CPS dropped the assault charge, but Gerrard still faced charges of affray, of which he pleaded 'not guilty' on 3 April.

[83]
The case went to trial in Liverpool Crown Court. Gerrard's co-defendants pleaded guilty before the trial but Gerrard maintained his innocence. .Gerrard admitted hitting Marcus McGee but claimed it was in self defence and on July 24, Gerrard was found not guilty by the jury.^ Trial commenced 20 July 2009, whereupon Gerrard was found not guilty.

.Following the verdict, Gerrard said he was looking forward to getting back to playing football and putting the experience behind him.^ At international level he is just not a leader of men, he gives the ball away too cheaply, blindly surges forward with the ball ricochetting behind him.
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

^ You say that the 'prime example' of Gerrard not performing when he gets to play his favoured position is world cup 2006..
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

^ I think maybe 20years along the road with more life and family experience behind him then the book may have been slightly more compelling.
  • Gerrard: My Autobiography - Steven Gerrard - Read Reviews 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.ciao.co.uk [Source type: General]

[84]

Career statistics

Correct as of 18 March 2010
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
1998–99 Liverpool Premier League 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 13 0
1999–00 29 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 31 1
2000–01 33 7 4 1 4 0 9 2 50 10
2001–02 28 3 2 0 0 0 15 1 45 4
2002–03 34 5 2 0 6 2 11 0 54* 7
2003–04 34 4 3 0 2 0 8 2 47 6
2004–05 30 7 0 0 3 2 10 4 43 13
2005–06 32 10 6 4 1 1 12 7 53^ 23^
2006–07 36 7 1 0 1 1 12 3 51* 11
2007–08 34 11 3 3 2 1 13 6 52 21
2008–09 31 16 3 1 0 0 10 7 44 24
2009–10 25 6 2 1 1 0 9 2 37 9
Total England 358 77 28 10 20 7 110 34 520 129
Career Total 358 77 28 10 20 7 110 34 520 129
* Includes appearance in FA Community Shield that season
^ Includes two appearances and one goal in FIFA Club World Championship

Honours

Liverpool

Winner (10)
Runner-up (6)

Individual

Notable Achievements

.Gerrard has also been nominated on numerous occasions for both the Ballon d'Or and the FIFA World Player of the Year Award - generally considered to be the two most prestigious awards in world football.^ Ronaldo will be crowned to World's best Football-Player this year I mean, he is going Worldclass and Amazing, unstoppable, fast feed with right and the left.

^ How can Gerrard be an excellent Premiership player, and still not be world-class?
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo .
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

Ballon d'Or
FIFA World Player of the Year

Others

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From Wikiquote

Steven Gerrard (born 1980-05-30) is an English football player with Liverpool FC.

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  • Two European Cup finals in three years — not bad for a little club.^ His honours include a pair of FA Cups and two Football League Cup wins, as well as the UEFA Cup in 2001 and the UEFA Champions League in 2005, following Liverpool's comeback in the final.
    • Steven Gerrard, Soccer Player - News - Evri 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.evri.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The greatest example of this for me was a the final group game of the 2004/05 European Cup campaign, when Olympiakos came to Anfield.
    • Fanzine Fanzone - Times Online - WBLG: "Steven Gerrard Is Our Captain" 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC timesonline.typepad.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ However, I should really declare an interest, having been at both the 2005 European Cup Final and 2006 FA Cup final, and watched him many times from the Kop End over the last 8 years of his career.
    • Gerrard: My Autobiography: Amazon.co.uk: Steven Gerrard: Books 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.amazon.co.uk [Source type: General]

About Steven Gerrard

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  • To me he is one of the super best midfielders in the world.^ "To me he is one of the best midfielders in the world" - Pele.
    • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Gerrad is one of the best players in the world.
    • The problem with Liverpool is Steven Gerrard - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: General]

    ^ He is one of the best midfielders in the world.
    • Steven Gerrard Vs West Ham - Video 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.metacafe.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    He is an excellent player. .
    • Pelé, three-time World Cup winner, before the 2006 World Cup (Source)
  • He is, in my opinion, the best midfielder in the world, and has a track record for delivering on the big occasions.^ UEFA Cup Winners - 3 times .

    ^ League Cup Winners - 7 times .

    ^ He is one of the best midfielders in the world.
    • Steven Gerrard Vs West Ham - Video 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.metacafe.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • He has become the most influential player in England, bar none.^ The England national team .
    • Liverpool should take chance to cash in on Steven Gerrard - Football forum - TheGoalPosts 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.thegoalposts.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Steven George Gerrard MBE (born 30 May 1980, Whiston, Merseyside) is an English football player.
    • Steven Gerrard Videos on GoalVideoz 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.goalvideoz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Steven Gerrard Videos on GoalVideoz 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.goalvideoz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Steven George Gerrard, MBE (pronounced /ˈdʒɛrɑ:d/; born 30 May 1980), is an English footballer who plays for English Premier League club Liverpool and the England national team.
    • Steven Gerrard | ajc.com 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC projects.ajc.com [Source type: General]
    • Steven Gerrard - News, photos, topics, and quotes 6 January 2010 19:36 UTC www.daylife.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Soccer on MSG.com: News, photos, topics, and quotes on Steven Gerrard 6 January 2010 19:36 UTC soccer.msg.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Not that Vieira lacks anything, but Gerrard does more.^ You won’t find Gerrard in the headlines for anything he does outside the lines, at least not for anything negative.
    • English Soccer Talk » Steven Gerrard 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.csrnusa.com [Source type: General]

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    • Alex Ferguson, manager of Manchester United FC (Source)
  • He is undoubtedly one of the best midfield players in the world.^ Gerrad is one of the best players in the world.
    • The problem with Liverpool is Steven Gerrard - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: General]

    ^ He is one of the best midfielders in the world.
    • Steven Gerrard Vs West Ham - Video 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.metacafe.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ F*g Also, Gerrard is definitely the best midfielder in the world.
    • Steven Gerrard Vs West Ham - Video 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.metacafe.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • We are preparing a special weightlifting plan for Gerrard's shoulders because we want him to lift a lot of trophies for us in the next few years.^ Steven Gerrard wants trophies, not landmarks .
    • Search Results for Steven Gerrard : Liverpool FC News, Discussion & Debate | Liverpool Banter 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.liverpoolbanter.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Search Results for Steven Gerrard : Liverpool FC News, Discussion & Debate | Liverpool Banter 6 January 2010 19:36 UTC www.liverpoolbanter.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ I’m proud of him, he’s certainly no Gerrard, but he will defantly be in a few years.
    • Could This Really Be Liverpool’s Next Steven Gerrard? | CaughtOffside.com 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.caughtoffside.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Significantly, Zidane is in line to become Real's sporting director under the Perez presidency, working alongside current AC Milan boss Carlo Ancelotti.
    • REAL MADRID WANT STEVEN GERRARD AND XABI ALONSO | Spanish giants set for £100m summer swoop | News Of The World 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.newsoftheworld.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .
  • Steven Gerrard was awesome today.^ Article Summary FC Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard arrested .
    • English soccer: FC Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard arrested - Nachrichten English-News - WELT ONLINE 6 January 2010 19:36 UTC www.welt.de [Source type: General]

    ^ Article Summary: FC Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard arrested .
    • English soccer: FC Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard arrested - Nachrichten English-News - WELT ONLINE 6 January 2010 19:36 UTC www.welt.de [Source type: General]

    ^ Add a Comment Tag: LFC , Liverpool FC , rafael benitez , Steven Gerrard .
    • Search Results for Steven Gerrard : Liverpool FC News, Discussion & Debate | Liverpool Banter 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.liverpoolbanter.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .We were just laughing in the dressing room that at one stage we thought he was heading his own crosses in.^ I like Terry, the one natural leader in the England dressing room, a player so passionately committed...
    • Steven Gerrard - From Treehugger 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC topics.treehugger.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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    • Gareth Southgate on Gerrard after a Premiership game between Middlesbrough and Liverpool in 2005. Peter Gill.^ Steven Gerrard played in 62 games this season after taking into account the combined 49 appearances he made in Liverpool’s Premiership, Champions League and domestic cup games and 13 appearances for England, but that is a rather high number; most Premiership players appear in somewhere between 35-50 games per season.
      • English Soccer Talk » Steven Gerrard 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.csrnusa.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard believes his side have turned the corner after stretching their unbeaten run to five games.
      • Sky Sports | Football News | Premier League | Liverpool | Steven Gerrard 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.skysports.com [Source type: News]

      ^ Torres Injury The Key Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard thinks the Premiership trophy would already be in his hands had Fernando Torres not suffered continually from a recur...
      • Watch Live Football steven gerrard 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.free-football.tv [Source type: General]

      ."Lordy, It's The Quotes Of The Week", Football365.com, August 16, 2005 (article offline; cache).
  • Is he the best in the world?^ IS the best player in the world, closely followed by Henry becasue he performs to this level every week and then again in the big games!
    • Steven Gerrard Vs West Ham - Video 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.metacafe.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ He is because he plays with and against some of the best players in the world week in and week out.
    • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Rafa hails world-best Gerrard 16:20 Sep 18 2008 .
    • Steven Gerrard - Liverpool Football Club 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.football.co.uk [Source type: News]

    .He might not get the attention of (Lionel) Messi and Ronaldo but yes, I think he just might be.If you don't have a player like Steven Gerrard, who is the engine room, it can affect the whole team.When we were winning league titles and European Cups at Real, I always said Claude Makelele was our most important player.^ The problem here is not one player called gerrard, it is the WHOLE team.
    • The problem with Liverpool is Steven Gerrard - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Damning don't you think.
    • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is NOT a world-class player - or a good captain - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Steven Gerrard is our hero !!
    • REAL MADRID WANT STEVEN GERRARD AND XABI ALONSO | Spanish giants set for £100m summer swoop | News Of The World 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.newsoftheworld.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .There is no way myself, (Luis) Figo or Raul would have been able to do what we did without Claude and the same goes for Liverpool and Gerrard.^ I saw that there were no chance for Liverpool to win the cup.And then I saw Gerrard.
    • Steven Gerrard Vs West Ham - Video 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.metacafe.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ If Liverpool were clinical then there would be no finger pointing or critism.
    • The problem with Liverpool is Steven Gerrard - Sportingo 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.sportingo.com [Source type: General]

    ^ There is no way the Steven would go to Madrid.
    • REAL MADRID WANT STEVEN GERRARD AND XABI ALONSO | Spanish giants set for £100m summer swoop | News Of The World 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.newsoftheworld.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .He has great passing ability, can tackle and scores goals, but most importantly he gives the players around him confidence and belief.^ Tough tackling and with great passing vision, Gerrard is also capable of scoring spectacular goals.
    • Amazon.com: Gerrard: My Autobiography (9780593054758): Steven Gerrard, Henry Winter: Books 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

    ^ With his future sorted, Gerrard went on to enjoy his most impressive season to date, scoring 23 goals in 53 games and being crowned PFA Player of the Year.
    • 8. Steven Gerrard - Liverpool FC 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.liverpoolfc.tv [Source type: General]

    ^ His heroics earned him the title of UEFA's Most Valuable Player, as well as a nomination for the prestigious Ballon D'Or award.
    • 8. Steven Gerrard - Liverpool FC 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.liverpoolfc.tv [Source type: General]

    .You can't learn that -- players like him are just born with that presence.^ Girls like you are full of s**t, just because you’re from liverpool you automatically think it is your right to know alex and stevie and to know everything that goes on in their life.
    • Steven Gerrard and Alex Curran to marry in June » Celebrity gossip, news and pictures on Fametastic 6 January 2010 19:36 UTC fametastic.co.uk [Source type: Original source]

    ^ To be honest, I often don't recognise Benitez when you talk about him Jaimie because you make him sound like a complete dunderhead.
    • Steven Gerrard displays his lack of class once again | Liverpool-Kop 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.liverpool-kop.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Lampard just says what anyone would when asked a direct question like 'Do you think Steven Gerrard would be a good addition to the Chelsea squad'.
    • Steven Gerrard displays his lack of class once again | Liverpool-Kop 2 February 2010 17:24 UTC www.liverpool-kop.com [Source type: General]

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Steven Gerrard
Personal information
Full name Steven George Gerrard
Date of birth 30 May 1980 (1980-05-30) (age 30)
Place of birth    Whiston, Merseyside, England
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Liverpool
Number 8
Youth clubs
1987-1997 Liverpool
Senior clubs
Years Club
1997- Liverpool
National team
2000- England

Steven George Gerrard (born 30 May 1980) is an English football player. Gerrard is currently playing for Liverpool, where he wears the number 8 shirt. He is the England vice captain, for which he wears the number 4. He usually plays as a central midfielder.

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Personal life

Gerrard was born in Whiston Hospital but grew up in the Liverpool suburb of Huyton. Gerrard was engaged to Alex Curran and they got married on 16 June 2007. They have two daughters: Lilly-Ella Gerrard (born 23 February 2004) and Lexie Gerrard (born 9 May 2006).

On 1 September 2006, he published his first autobiography, entitled Gerrard: My Autobiography.

Club career statistics

Club Performance League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
1998/99LiverpoolPremier League120000010130
1999/002912000-311
2000/013374140925010
2001/022832000151454
2002/033452062110537
2003/04344302082476
2004/0530700321044313
2005/06321064111275122
2006/0736710111235011
2007/08341133211365221
2008/09311631001074424
2009/10
CountryEngland 3337126919710132484119
Total 3337126919710132484119

International career statistics

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England national team
YearAppsGoals
200020
200161
200251
200381
2004102
200581
2006134
2007112
200872
200972
2010
Total7716

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