Steven Gerrard

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Born: 30 May 1982; Whiston, England
Position: Midfielder
Signed: 29 November 1997; Academy
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 14, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the Premier League match against Manchester United at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Liverpool's 2014/15 season officially at a close, Jack Lusby identifies 10 things we learned from the Reds' latest campaign.
STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 24, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard blows a kiss to the supporters as he walks off after his final game for the club, a 6-1 defeat to Stoke City, during the Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With no Steven Gerrard to drag the club through the hard times next season, Liverpool face a defining summer, writes Danny Gallagher. “With fighting spirit...
STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 24, 2015: Stoke City's Jonathan Walters scores the third goal against Liverpool during the Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool were dismantled 6-1 by Stoke City on Sunday afternoon, but Steven Gerrard did at least score on his final appearance for the club....
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard waves goodbye to the supporters after his final game for the Reds at Anfield during the Premier League match against Crystal Palace. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Headlines about Raheem Sterling's contract issues and the prospect of Liverpool losing a star player this summer have deflected attention from the departure of one of the club's true greats.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - Tuesday, July 23, 2013: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard waves to the crowd before a training session at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ahead of their preseason friendly against Melbourne Victory. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool youth Academy director Alex Inglethorpe has given his backing to Steven Gerrard to go on to be a "top coach".

Steven Gerrard says he's only going away "for a short space of time" and hopes to return to Liverpool in some capacity.

Brendan Rodgers speaks ahead of Sunday's season closer at Stoke City, with Raheem Sterling and Steven Gerrard on the agenda. We're live with the latest.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard arrives at Anfield ahead of his final home game for the Reds before the Premier League game against Crystal Palace at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Former Liverpool favourite Kevin Keegan believes departing captain Steven Gerrard will return to manage the club when his playing days are over.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, April 23, 2003: Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane in action against Manchester United during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final 2nd Leg match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Zinedine Zidane has paid tribute to Steven Gerrard, who he admits reminds him of himself.
(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) of Liverpool during the Liverpool Player of the Year Awards on May 19, 2015 in Liverpool, England.

Philippe Coutinho was named Player of the Year by his teammates and Steven Gerrard won an Oustanding Achievement award at Liverpool's annual award ceremony at the ECHO arena on Tuesday night.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 18, 2014: Liverpool's owner John W. Henry and wife Linda Pizzuti before the Premiership match against Aston Villa at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

FSG were conspicuous by their absence on Saturday and Aaron Cutler asks if their no-show raises deeper questions about Liverpool’s ownership.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool supporters on the Spion Kop form a mosaic S8G in tribute for captain Steven Gerrard on his last game at Anfield during the Premier League match against Crystal Palace. (Pic by Lexie Lin/Propaganda)

Ben Twleves reflects on a historic day at Anfield on Saturday where Steven Gerrard said an emotional goodbye ahead of his impending summer exit. After...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard gees up his side as Crystal Palace score an equalising goal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard admits he was desperate to give the Anfield faithful one final flourish to add to his extensive back-catalogue of exploits.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard in action against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The fact that these players couldn't get up for it for Steven Gerrard's last game simply beggars belief, writes Jeff Goulding. 'It aint over 'til...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard in action against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The morning after Liverpool's limp 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace, we take a look at the best morning newspaper reaction.

Ever the character, Mamadou Sakho made a short video on the pitch as Liverpool players awaited a post-match accolade of Steven Gerrard on the Reds skipper's final Anfield appearance on Saturday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool supporters with a Steven Gerrard banner before the Premier League match against Crystal Palace at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Anfield's crowd gave a passionate rendition of You'll Never Walk Alone for Steven Gerrard's final home Liverpool appearance prior to their Premier League defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard in action against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

It all went horribly wrong on Steven Gerrard's final Anfield outing, with Liverpool losing 3-1 to Crystal Palace. Jack Lusby says there is much work to do.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard in action against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard admitted he is devastated he will not play at Anfield again.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool supporters' mosaic 'Captain' for Steven Gerrard before the Premier League match against Crystal Palace at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard made his final appearance at Anfield in a 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday. Here, Press Association Sport looks...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool supporters with a Steven Gerrard banner before the Premier League match against Crystal Palace at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Steven Gerrard paid tribute to the club's supporters after playing his final match at Anfield. Palace were 3-1 victors over Liverpool.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard waves goodbye to the supporters after his final game for the Reds at Anfield during the Premier League match against Crystal Palace. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

There were no tears. Not in public any way. He had admitted it would be difficult to keep his emotions under check but Steven...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard in action against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool's limp 3-1 loss to Crystal Palace at Anfield on Saturday, we round-up the best reaction on social media. Well it certainly wasn't...

Liverpool players and staff, plus opponents Crystal Palace, lined up to honour Steven Gerrard ahead of his final appearance for the Reds at Anfield.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard arrives at Anfield ahead of his final home game for the Reds before the Premier League game against Crystal Palace at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Steven Gerrard plays his last Premier League game at Anfield as Liverpool take on Crystal Palace. We're live to bring you the latest.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard arrives at Anfield ahead of his final home game for the Reds before the Premier League game against Crystal Palace at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The Liverpool lineup for the final home game of the 2014/15 season - and Steven Gerrard's final Anfield appearance. Gerrard starts in midfield alongside Jordan...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: A 'Captain' mosaic on the Centenary Stand seats as Liverpool supporters prepare to mark captain Steven Gerrard's last Anfield game before the Premier League match against Crystal Palace at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will bid an emotional farewell to Anfield as his 17-year professional career with his boyhood club reaches its penultimate leg.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, October 21, 2014: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard during a press conference ahead of the UEFA Champions League Group B match against Real Madrid at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Steven Gerrard will be a "legend for life" in the eyes of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.
KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES, ENGLAND - Monday, January 5, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard in action against AFC Wimbledon during the FA Cup 3rd Round match at the Kingsmeadow Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will leave this summer with his reputation secured as the best player in the club's history but he admits that...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 6, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers prepares to bring on substitute captain Steven Gerrard against Sunderland during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says "the door will always be open" for Steven Gerrard to return to the club for as long as he is Reds manager.

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