Sunday, 25th May, 2014

Steven Gerrard is determined not to let his error against Chelsea, which contributed to Liverpool missing out on a first top flight title for 24 years, affect his World Cup campaign with England.

The midfielder slipped against Chelsea at Anfield last month, allowing the Blues to score the first of two goals in a 2-0 win at Anfield, and severely damaging Liverpool's title hopes in the process.

Liverpool eventually finished second in the Premier League behind Manchester City and Gerrard's best chance of winning his first title slipped through his fingers in the process.

But the 33-year-old feels more than just that mistake contributed to Liverpool's downfall and he is keen to loose the baggage of his slip before heading to the World Cup with England.


"I know everyone wants to know what frame of mind I am in because of the slip that happened to me against Chelsea but I am over it, it has gone, I can't change it", the Liverpool skipper was quoted as saying by FIFA.

"Of course I was disappointed in it from a personal point of view and the title slipping away from Liverpool with three games to go was a blow.

"But you've also got to look at all the positives as well. I can't just focus on one mistake I made over 38 games.

"I am in a good frame of mind, I am excited and I can't wait to get started at the World Cup", Gerrard concluded.

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