Gareth was an unused substitute in the final three league games of 1997-98. In 1999 Ronnie Whelan brought the left-back to Greece from Liverpool, but he had a very short spell there. He hurried back home to Liverpool and made a name for himself across the Mersey with Tranmere Rovers. After 269 League games in seven years he moved to another Rovers in Doncaster and was there for four years before joining the Championship's Derby County in the 2010/11 season where he is still a regular. Roberts appeared in twenty-nine matches in The…
"It is a really positive day for the club to be in the record books and get the go-ahead for the new stadium makes a lot of people really happy. It’s almost a perfect day."
Why not perfect?
"They had one chance," smiled the perfectionist Reds manager.
Anfield | Wednesday 15 Sep 2021
Once upon a time they were new signings and unproven in the eyes of the fans and the media.
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