Carragher wants FA Cup final place

Published Add your comment

Football News

Jamie Carragher hopes he will be provided with an opportunity to prove he is worthy of a starting place in the FA Cup final in Liverpool's next two Premier League fixtures.

The Reds face Norwich at Carrow Road on Saturday and Fulham at Anfield on Tuesday, before meeting Chelsea at Wembley the following weekend.

Carragher has not been a guaranteed starter under Kenny Dalglish this season, but did feature from the outset in Liverpool's defeat of Everton in the FA Cup semi-final.

The veteran centre-back was not, however, included in last weekend's surprise defeat against West Brom, although could be in contention for the encounter with Norwich.

Carragher knows places for the final are up for grabs in Liverpool's next two games, and will do all he can to ensure he will be walking out at Wembley on May 5.

The 34-year-old is, however, firmly focused on taking maximum points against Norwich and Fulham, but realises a good performance against either of the two may encourage Dalglish to include him in the final.

"It's all to play for in terms of cup final places," he told the official Liverpool website.

"But we're going into these games to get three points because we need to move up the table. Of course, if you perform well in these games, you have a greater chance of playing in the final.

"And certainly, we all want to play in the big games. There are two games now before the final and I'm sure the manager will mix it up because the Fulham game is just before the cup final.

"Saturday's match could have a similar effect to the Blackburn game. If you look at that game, I think a few of the players forced themselves into the side against Everton through their performances against Blackburn."

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League
Jamie Carragher
FA Cup

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again