Anfield

Next Game

Liverpool v Hull City

Saturday, 25 October 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Emirates Stadium

Last Game

Arsenal 2 - 2 Hull City

Saturday, 18 October 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Aluko: Me and Danny will fire

Sone Aluko has backed himself and strike-partner Danny Graham to start hitting the back of the net for Hull City.

Last Updated: 16/09/13 at 14:19 Post Comment

Danny Graham: Backed to end goalscoring drought

Danny Graham: Backed to end goalscoring drought

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Aluko and Graham are both yet to find the back of the net this season, with Hull scoring just twice in their opening four Premier League games.

"It's coming. At the start of last season it was the same thing with people asking 'When is he going to score?' but I ended up being second top goalscorer," Aluko told the Hull Daily Mail.

"I don't worry about scoring. So long as I keep getting chances and taking shots, then the goals will come," he said.

"I'll be fine. I go out in every game believing I will score and create chances but it's about the whole team as well."

Graham, a summer loan signing from Sunderland, has not scored since January but Aluko believes the drought will soon end.

"You'd worry more if the strikers weren't getting chances," he said.

"He's not making bad runs, he's getting in there and getting chances. He'll start taking them soon.

"He shows that in training and it'll come. You've got to keep believing in yourself and working hard.

"Danny's a confident boy and the team will get behind him.

"You could have a striker who scores 20 goals in a season but unless others chip in then it's not going to count for much.

"It's a team thing, the way we defend as a team."

Robbie Brady added to the support coming Graham's way and said: "The goals will come and once he gets one, I think they will all flood in.

"He is just due a bit of luck. He's been brilliant in training since he's been here and it's just about putting one in the back of the net now and then others will come."

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

Y

eah, if there's one thing football autobiographies need more of, it's mind numbing-inanity and platitudinous tales of bantz.

Hallicks
Robson blasts Keane book

W

e were a steaming pile of recently released dogs dinner.

popularpete,
Wenger: We refused to lose

I

m sure I'll be one of about 100 but the Monday's third allbum was actually Pill, Thrills n Bellyache. Brendan would kill for quality like that right now.

u man
Brendan Rodgers: Radiohead Or The Happy Mondays

Footer 365

Brendan Rodgers: Mario Balotelli matter closed, now striker must prove he has Liverpool future

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he has dealt with Mario Balotelli's shirt-swap against Real Madrid.

Michael Chopra says he wants to become a manager in India

Michael Chopra wants to follow in the footsteps of David James and Marco Materazzi and become a manager.

Rodgers and Hodgson unite on press treatment of Sterling

Brendan Rodgers and Roy Hodgson have united to condemn the treatment of Raheem Sterling by the press this week.

Mail Box

Dropping Jack And Pity For Poor Alexis...

We have lots more mails about Liverpool (is Brendan the naked emperor?) and Arsenal. One reader feels sorry for Alexis Sanchez while one wants Wilshere dropped...

Oh Mario - Why Always Meh?

Come on in and play the Liverpool blame game. Is it the fault of Rodgers, Balotelli, Mignolet, Johnson, Markovic or Lovren? Plus, Arsenal fans annoyed in victory...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property