LIVERPOOL captain Steven Gerrard has derided his side as soft, while former boss Graeme Souness says they’re a lightweight shadow of last year.

MILE Jedinak has become so integral to the Crystal Palace EPL survival cause that his impending absence for the Asian Cup has manager Neil Warnock worried.

KURTLEY Beale has been dropped from the Wallabies team a day after it was revealed he was involved in a mid-air argument with a team official.

BANNED Rabbitohs hooker Issac Luke will now be allowed on stage to be in the celebration photo with his teammates if they win Sunday’s grand final.

ARSENE Wenger praised Danny Welbeck’s goal-scoring instinct after a maiden career treble in Arsenal’s 4-1 win over Galatasaray.

Poll Archive

Who is more important to their respective teams in this year's AFL Finals Series?
Sep 07, 2008

Who is more important to their respective teams in this year's AFL Finals Series?

Gary Ablett Jr

23.1%

Lance Franklin

76.9%

Total votes - 524

Which of the two MCG finals next weekend are you most looking forward to?
Aug 31, 2008

Which of the two MCG finals next weekend are you most looking forward to?

Hawthorn v Western Bulldogs

53.4%

Geelong v St Kilda

46.6%

Total votes - 1057

Do live telecasts of MCG events deter you from attending when you would otherwise do so?
Aug 21, 2008

Do live telecasts of MCG events deter you from attending when you would otherwise do so?

Yes

9.8%

No

90.2%

Total votes - 600

Do you believe your membership represents good value for money?
Jul 31, 2008

Do you believe your membership represents good value for money?

Yes

46.5%

No

43%

Unsure

10.5%

Total votes - 1070

What are your thoughts on the club’s current dress code?
Jul 16, 2008

What are your thoughts on the club’s current dress code?

About right

47.5%

Not strict enough

30.2%

Too strict

22.2%

Total votes - 1300