Peter Crouch narrated how he almost killed then Liverpool teammate Dirk Kuyt just a week before the 2007 UEFA Champions League final clash with Italian Serie A giants AC Milan. He sat down with FourFourTwo Magazine four years ago to talk about not starting the 2007 Champions League final, Liverpool and much more.
On how he almost ran over Dirk Kuyt in a go kart, Peter Crouch said that Liverpool were on a training camp of Portugal to prepare for the aforementioned Champions League final and they went go-karting. After going round the track, Crouch flew into the pit where they were meant to stop only for his brakes to be non-existent with Dirk Kuyt and Xabi Alonso in front of him. Crouch revealed that he had to pick who was less valuable to the team and that was Kuyt as he swerved into him. In the end, the Dutchman didn’t suffer any injury. (more…)
Former Liverpool and Fenerbahce attacker Dirk Kuyt believes that Euro 2020 played a major part in Steven Berghuis’ decision to sign for Ajax Amsterdam. Earlier this week, it was confirmed that Berghuis has signed for Champions League campaigners.
Berghuis was the Feyenoord skipper before he signed for fellow Dutch Eredivisie club Ajax Amsterdam. Ajax paid €5.5m to secure the signing of Berghuis. Dirk Kuyt is disappointed that Berghuis opted to sign for Ajax. Dutchman Berghuis is currently on holiday after his involvement with the Dutch national team at the Euro 2020 tournament. (more…)
Dirk Kuyt has drummed up support for Rangers boss Steven Gerrard as a future Liverpool manager. The former Liverpool attacker made this known in an exclusive interview with the Daily Mirror. According to him, Gerrard has what it takes to be a successful manager in the Anfield dugout.
Kuyt has been impressed with Steven Gerrard and how the Liverpool legend has been able to take Rangers back to the top of club football in Scotland. Gerrard was the mastermind as Rangers ended the nine-year reign of Celtic as Scottish Premiership champions. Gerrard and his Rangers went through the entire league season without a single defeat to emerge champions. (more…)
Liverpool will win the Premier League title next season despite an underwhelming campaign this term according to former club striker Dirk Kuyt. Kuyt made this known in an interview with Stadium Astro earlier this month. According to the Dutchman, the Reds would bounce back from the disappointing defence of the league title won last season by winning another one next season.
Arsenal legend Tony Adams was in unison with Dirk Kuyt over the issue of the Premier League title next season. The ex-Arsenal defender agreed with Dirk Kuyt on Liverpool winning the Premier League next season and he was even more optimistic than the Ex-Liverpool attacker about the Merseyside club and its preparations ahead of next season. (more…)
Liverpool football club is one of the most successful football clubs in England and the past decade has seen the club go through a fair share of quality forwards that have graced the club. The list of top forwards has propelled the club to trophies and expanded its popularity across the world. Below are some of the best forwards to have played for the club.
The Dutch forward was signed from Feyenoordin the summer of 2006 and quickly became a cult hero at the club. Blessed with tremendous stamina and incredible work rate he became a key member of the first team under different managers at the club. (more…)
The Echo caught with former Liverpool maestro Dirk Kuyt for a quick interview, discussing life after retirement, what he thinks about Liverpool’s chances this season and about his Foundation charity.
Dirk Kuyt made the switch to the red half of Merseyside from boyhood club Feyenoord in 2006. The winger spent 7 seasons at Liverpool between 2006 and 2012, making a total of 208 appearances and scoring 51 goals. (more…)