BABEL WANTS FANS RESPECT

Ryan Babel has issued a statement saying that he wants the respect of liverpool fans and is prepared to work hard for that. The Dutchman has revealed manager Roy Hodgson wants him to lead the line under his reign with 23-year-old Babel likely to be handed a starting role in tomorrow’s Europa League tie at home to Steaua Bucharest.

The former Ajax man admits he still has many doubters amongst the Liverpool faithful but promises to establish himself as a Kop favourite with consistent performances.

Ryan Babel has issued a statement saying that he wants the respect of liverpool fans and is prepared to work hard for that. The Dutchman has revealed manager Roy Hodgson wants him to lead the line under his reign with 23-year-old Babel likely to be handed a starting role in tomorrow’s Europa League tie at home to Steaua Bucharest.

The former Ajax man admits he still has many doubters amongst the Liverpool faithful but promises to establish himself as a Kop favourite with consistent performances.

Ryan Babel has vowed to prove his worth to the new man in charge at Anfield by working his Football Boots off in training and then seizing his chances on the pitch.

BABEL THE EXAMPLE FOR MANY

Ryan Babel is beginning the example for many when comes to tweeting their views as Footballer of the year Bernard Brogan is careful about what he says on Twitter.

As one of Gaelic football’s biggest stars Brogan says he is careful about what he says on the social networking website and that you have to show common sense about how you use it.

Ryan Babel is beginning the example for many when comes to tweeting their views as Footballer of the year Bernard Brogan is careful about what he says on Twitter.

As one of Gaelic football’s biggest stars Brogan says he is careful about what he says on the social networking website and that you have to show common sense about how you use it.

Earlier this week TV3 revealed that the GAA are currently drawing up social media guidelines for players and officials. The association are keen to make members aware of the potential pitfalls while having no intention of trying to regulate their use.

Former Liverpool winger Ryan Babel was fined ten thousand pounds sterling after tweeting a mocked up photo of referee Howard Webb in a Manchester United jersey earlier this season. Webb had awarded United a controversial penalty against Liverpool in their FA Cup tie.

BABEL GETS DUTCH CALL

Liverpool’s Dirk Kuyt and Ryan Babel have been called up to the Holland squad for the forthcoming international friendly against England.

Yes that’s right, just as we’re settled and ready to kick-off the new Premier League season, there’s an international there to throw the spanner in the works.

Kuyt and Babel join Arsenal’s Robin van Persie and Manchester City’s Nigel de Jong in Bert van Marwijk for the friendly on August 12th.

Steven Gerrard and Glen Johnson are expected to be called up by Fabio Capello to represent England.

Liverpool’s Dirk Kuyt and Ryan Babel have been called up to the Holland squad for the forthcoming international friendly against England.

Yes that’s right, just as we’re settled and ready to kick-off the new Premier League season, there’s an international there to throw the spanner in the works.

Kuyt and Babel join Arsenal’s Robin van Persie and Manchester City’s Nigel de Jong in Bert van Marwijk for the friendly on August 12th.

Steven Gerrard and Glen Johnson are expected to be called up by Fabio Capello to represent England.

BABEL INJURY SCARE

Ryan Babel’s dream of going to the World Cup with the Netherlands could be seriously compromised by a right hamstring injury, the AP have reported.

As yet there has been no word of the gravity of the problem currently suffered by the 23-year-old, who has had a difficult campaign with club side Liverpool, struggling to gain regular first team minutes.

Ryan Babel’s dream of going to the World Cup with the Netherlands could be seriously compromised by a right hamstring injury, the AP have reported.

As yet there has been no word of the gravity of the problem currently suffered by the 23-year-old, who has had a difficult campaign with club side Liverpool, struggling to gain regular first team minutes.

With 37 caps already to his name, Babel has been a regular member of the international setup for around three years and was likely to head to South Africa, though coach Bert van Marwijk must trim his provisional squad of 30 down to just 23. Doubtless he will take physical condition into account, and Babel’s latest set-back is sure to count against him in the final reckoning.