“Nice One Stevie La”

After 17 years playing for his boyhood club, Steven Gerrard pulled the captain’s armband over the sleeve of his Liverpool shirt for the last time on the final day of the domestic Barclays Premier League season when his side made the journey to the Britannia Stadium to play Stoke City. Bizarrely and unexpectedly, the visitors suffered a humiliating 6-1 defeat. Wearing a new black third strip, Gerrard bidded farewell to the club following their worst defeat in more than half a century…

 

Steven Gerrard of Liverpool leads his team out for the final time
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool leads his team out for the final time

 

Liverpool fans display a banner thanking their outgoing captain
Liverpool fans display a banner thanking their outgoing captain

 

Liverpool fans thank Steven Gerrard for the loyalty he has shown throughout his career
Liverpool fans thank Steven Gerrard for the loyalty he has shown throughout his career

 

Steven Gerrard in action
Steven Gerrard in action

 

Steven Gerrard holds off a challenge
Steven Gerrard holds off a challenge

 

Steven Gerrard looks dejected as Stoke score their 6th goal
Steven Gerrard looks dejected as Stoke score their 6th goal

 

Steven Gerrard scores Liverpool's only goal, and his final one for the club
Steven Gerrard scores Liverpool’s only goal, and his final one for the club

 

Gerrard shows his disappointment after the match
Gerrard shows his disappointment after the match

 

Steven Gerrard makes his way off the pitch at the end of the match
Steven Gerrard makes his way off the pitch at the end of the match

 

Steven Gerrard walks down the red tunnel after his final match for Liverpool, clutching his captain's armband
Clutching his captain’s armband, Steven Gerrard walks down the red tunnel after his final match for Liverpool
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2 Comments Add yours

  1. monkeyleader says:

    Great set Simon … last one is special … especially considering the result ….

    1. Thanks Nigel, I was chuffed with that last frame…one for the archive.

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