Not all stories end in fairytales’: Demba Ba reflects on killing Gerrard’s Premier League dream

Not all stories end in fairytales’: Demba Ba reflects on killing Gerrard’s Premier League dream

“I only realised how big a deal that was a couple of years later,” Ba told The Athletic about his goal against Liverpool in 2014.

“They still talk about it! It was traumatic for them. We didn’t enjoy the fact that we killed their dream, we simply enjoyed winning…

“Not all stories end in fairytales.”

Demba Ba was the man to race on to the ball after Steven Gerrard’s infamous slip that cost him the elusive title.

The Blues came 3rd that season but ensured that their rivals would have to wait a few more years to lift the title they craved.

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