Gerrard backtracks on Everton comments
October 31, 2012
By ESPN staff
Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard has performed a U-turn on his claims that Everton are a "very direct" team who are "similar to Stoke" and apologised to both clubs.
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Gerrard caused outrage on one half of Merseyside, as well as at Stoke City, on Tuesday after essentially calling Everton a team which hoofs the ball forward, rather than playing football. He made the remarks following Sunday's Merseyside derby at Goodison ...