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#John Aldridge

# john-aldridge - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Aldo's emotional Anfield exit: from battering Barca to bossing Birkenhead
# Flashback
# Flashback

Aldo's emotional Anfield exit: from battering Barca to bossing Birkenhead

Updated Aug 21st 2021, 10:00 AM 25,616 Views 19 Comments

Thirty years on from battling with Emilio Butragueno at the top of the La Liga scoring charts to joining Tranmere Rovers in the old English Second Division, how John Aldridge’s heartbreaking Liverpool departure led to a new chapter in his life.

# john-aldridge - Thursday 1 October, 2020

'One Niall Quinn please!' The website offering Irish sport star shout-outs
# Just Called To Say Hello
# Just Called To Say Hello

'One Niall Quinn please!' The website offering Irish sport star shout-outs

Oct 1st 2020, 6:15 AM 5,563 Views 3 Comments

Inspired by the limitations of the lockdown, the initiative has proved popular since launching just over eight weeks ago.

# john-aldridge - Saturday 13 April, 2019

'I went up to see Seán before the game and it absolutely broke my heart'
# Ynwa
# Ynwa

'I went up to see Seán before the game and it absolutely broke my heart'

Apr 13th 2019, 2:11 AM 18,562 Views 3 Comments

Liverpool and Ireland legends paid tribute to the injured fan at the Aviva Stadium last night.

# john-aldridge - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Aldridge urges Klopp to start 'Liverpool's best midfielder' Fabinho
# Ab Fab
# Ab Fab

Aldridge urges Klopp to start 'Liverpool's best midfielder' Fabinho

Apr 2nd 2019, 11:03 AM 7,587 Views 29 Comments

The versatile Brazilian made an impact after coming off the bench in Sunday’s win against Tottenham.

# john-aldridge - Friday 11 May, 2018

'We need four quality players, players worth £50m each'
# Claim
# Claim

'We need four quality players, players worth £50m each'

May 11th 2018, 12:01 AM 17,140 Views 14 Comments

John Aldridge has urged Liverpool to invest heavily over the summer.

# john-aldridge - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Three of Liverpool's former Irish stars given hurling masterclass at Croke Park
# Lovely Hurling
# Lovely Hurling

Three of Liverpool's former Irish stars given hurling masterclass at Croke Park

Aug 5th 2017, 3:48 PM 12,162 Views 7 Comments

John Aldridge, Jason McAteer and Phil Babb were put through their paces by Noel Connors.

# john-aldridge - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'Jack tells the press that Fifa are playing with our lives. He warns that someone could die'
# Remember When
# Remember When

'Jack tells the press that Fifa are playing with our lives. He warns that someone could die'

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:00 PM 7,257 Views 2 Comments

In an extract from his recently released book, Jason McAteer looks back on the highs and lows of the 1994 World Cup.

# john-aldridge - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'Even if Sturridge wants to leave, Liverpool won't sell'
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

'Even if Sturridge wants to leave, Liverpool won't sell'

Nov 22nd 2016, 11:23 PM 7,236 Views 5 Comments

John Aldridge understands that the England international may be getting frustrated, but believes Jurgen Klopp will keep him until at least next summer.

# john-aldridge - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

John Aldridge on Liverpool: 'This is more of a team. It’s not about one player'
# Luis Suarez
# Luis Suarez

John Aldridge on Liverpool: 'This is more of a team. It’s not about one player'

Nov 8th 2016, 4:52 PM 5,045 Views 4 Comments

The former Reds striker says Luis Suarez carried their Premier League title challenge under Brendan Rodgers.

# john-aldridge - Monday 30 May, 2016

'Robbie is in the same sort of situation as I was at USA 94. He knows the score'
# Experience
# Experience

'Robbie is in the same sort of situation as I was at USA 94. He knows the score'

May 30th 2016, 6:00 AM 14,153 Views 18 Comments

Former Ireland international John Aldridge has been talking about the role the country’s record goalscorer can play at Euro 2016.

# john-aldridge - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Jason McAteer on Hillsborough: 'We've had conversations and John Aldridge's been in tears'
# Emotional
# Emotional

Jason McAteer on Hillsborough: 'We've had conversations and John Aldridge's been in tears'

May 18th 2016, 8:00 AM 16,114 Views 13 Comments

Liverpool take on Sevilla in the Europa League final tonight, with the emotion from the recent verdict still raw.

# john-aldridge - Friday 15 April, 2016

Liverpool fan names his son Dejan after unbelievable comeback, Aldo completely loses it
# Scenes
# Scenes

Liverpool fan names his son Dejan after unbelievable comeback, Aldo completely loses it

Apr 15th 2016, 8:18 AM 15,907 Views 22 Comments

The Reds supporter missed last night’s Europa League win due to the birth of his child, who will be called after the match-winner.

# john-aldridge - Monday 8 June, 2015

'We never once felt English' - Aldridge, Hughton, McCarthy, and McAteer discuss their Irishness
# The Born Identity
# The Born Identity

'We never once felt English' - Aldridge, Hughton, McCarthy, and McAteer discuss their Irishness

Jun 8th 2015, 12:10 AM 7,177 Views 13 Comments

A host of ex-Ireland internationals have been asked about their upbringings.

# john-aldridge - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

8 reasons why the real Aldo is better than that UFC lad
# Aldo V Aldo
# Aldo V Aldo

8 reasons why the real Aldo is better than that UFC lad

Mar 31st 2015, 7:00 AM 9,587 Views 7 Comments

Conor McGregor’s opponent hasn’t got a patch on the ex-Ireland and Liverpool striker John Aldridge.

# john-aldridge - Monday 9 March, 2015

Hero's welcome for John Aldridge on his return to Real Sociedad
# Aldo
# Aldo

Hero's welcome for John Aldridge on his return to Real Sociedad

Mar 9th 2015, 2:04 PM 7,451 Views 1 Comment

The Basque club, these days managed by David Moyes, won 1-0 in front of their former player.

# john-aldridge - Saturday 14 February, 2015

John Aldridge names his best XI & Keane, McGrath and Brady are all in there
# Impressive
# Impressive

John Aldridge names his best XI & Keane, McGrath and Brady are all in there

Feb 14th 2015, 11:48 AM 10,078 Views 7 Comments

Former Liverpool and Republic of Ireland players make up the impressive-looking side.

# john-aldridge - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Redknapp, Aldridge and the Women's RWC - 'Mayo For Sam' signs are back
# Green And Red
# Green And Red

Redknapp, Aldridge and the Women's RWC - 'Mayo For Sam' signs are back

Aug 5th 2014, 5:46 PM 7,419 Views 13 Comments

They’re into the last four and Mayo people are starting to dream again.

# john-aldridge - Monday 5 May, 2014

Can Liverpool beat Palace 9-0, on their way to winning the league... again?
# History Repeating
# History Repeating

Can Liverpool beat Palace 9-0, on their way to winning the league... again?

May 5th 2014, 2:54 PM 7,515 Views 31 Comments

25 years ago, Kenny Dalglish’s Reds put the newly promoted side to the sword at Anfield.

# john-aldridge - Monday 6 May, 2013

8 under-the-radar sporting events to look forward to this summer
# Different Class
# Different Class

8 under-the-radar sporting events to look forward to this summer

May 6th 2013, 1:30 PM 2,768 Views 0 Comments

Forget the Lions, Wimbledon and the Tour de France, here are some events that you may not know about.

# john-aldridge - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Movember: 30 of the best sporting moustaches
# Movember
# Movember

Movember: 30 of the best sporting moustaches

Nov 1st 2012, 12:05 AM 15,761 Views 16 Comments

With the cancer awareness month kicking off today, we’ve highlighted some of sports most fascinating facial hair.

# john-aldridge - Friday 8 June, 2012

Quinner, Aldo and Dunphy on tin whistle: The latest Ireland Euro 2012 song
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Quinner, Aldo and Dunphy on tin whistle: The latest Ireland Euro 2012 song

Jun 8th 2012, 4:17 PM 4,964 Views 14 Comments

There’s a few other cameos too…

# john-aldridge - Sunday 13 May, 2012

26 Days to Euro 2012: How did John Aldridge miss this?
# Countdown
# Countdown

26 Days to Euro 2012: How did John Aldridge miss this?

May 13th 2012, 9:25 AM 473 Views 0 Comments

Most of us can remember that Paul McGrath hit the post with a header but can you recall Aldo’s fresh air follow-up?

# john-aldridge - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Gerrard: 'I’m the captain of my local team and every day I’m blessed'
# Pride
# Pride

Gerrard: 'I’m the captain of my local team and every day I’m blessed'

Apr 28th 2012, 9:14 AM 765 Views 4 Comments

The Liverpool captain also recalled the difficult circumstances surrounding his appointment to the role in a Late Late Show interview.

# john-aldridge - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

'Liverpool are in crisis. They're becoming a laughing stock' - John Aldridge
# Critical
# Critical

'Liverpool are in crisis. They're becoming a laughing stock' - John Aldridge

Apr 3rd 2012, 1:17 PM 1,137 Views 4 Comments

The retired Ireland international says the club’s form in recent months has been ‘shambolic’.

# john-aldridge - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

The good, the bad and the Macedonia: 5 more Irish qualification deciders
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

The good, the bad and the Macedonia: 5 more Irish qualification deciders

Oct 11th 2011, 9:23 AM 745 Views 1 Comment

Join us on a trip down memory lane as we look back at the final days of some of Ireland’s previous campaigns.

# john-aldridge - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

'My phone was hacked' - Aldridge
# Hackgate
# Hackgate

'My phone was hacked' - Aldridge

Jul 26th 2011, 11:26 AM 386 Views 4 Comments

Ex-Liverpool and Ireland player expresses his shock following revelations after a surprise call from the Metropolitan Police investigating News of the World practices.

# john-aldridge - Monday 7 February, 2011

Five things we learned this weekend
# Different Class
# Different Class

Five things we learned this weekend

Feb 7th 2011, 4:39 PM 306 Views 0 Comments

Gurning drunks, mangled classic-rock and through-the-legs nonsense from the French. There’s much to take in this Monday.

# john-aldridge - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

John Aldridge urges Robbie Keane to get out of Tottenham
# Cold Spurs
# Cold Spurs

John Aldridge urges Robbie Keane to get out of Tottenham

Nov 10th 2010, 3:11 PM 133 Views 0 Comments

Match-fitness the priority warns former Liverpool striker.