Well, that wasn’t meant to happen.
The script was prepared for Steven Gerrard to waltz into Wembley Stadium in May, evoke memories of his match-winning exploits from the 2006 FA Cup final and sign off his Liverpool career with a trophy held above his head.
But before all that, Liverpool had the small task of beating Aston Villa in their semi-final. What could possibly go wrong?
A lot, it transpired.
Gerrard was anonymous as Tim Sherwood’s side stormed to a 2-1 victory and ended the Reds skipper’s hopes of victoriously walking up the Wembley steps on his birthday.
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