Dalglish: Liverpool need to use FA Cup momentum

The Anfield legend hopes the Wembley win over Everton will spur the Reds on until the end of the season and insists there has always been a positive atmosphere at the club

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish is hoping his side can build on momentum gained from their FA Cup semi-final victory over Everton.

The Anfield club have endured a disappointing season in the Premier League and currently find themselves in eighth spot, behind David Moyes' men.

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However, the Reds lifted the League Cup in February and defeated their Merseyside rivals at Wembley last Saturday - a win which Dalglish hopes can offer a springboard for a good end to the season.

"There is always a good feel around and about the football club," he told the club's official website.

"Melwood has always been a nice place to come and work since I've come in and the positive result we got on Saturday puts an extra couple of centimetres on people's smiles.

"We've got our reward for winning in the semi-final against Everton and we want to keep that momentum going.

"We want to try and play as well as we possibly can and get as positive results as we possibly can between now and the end of the season."

Liverpool will meet Chelsea on May 5 in the FA Cup final, though the Reds' fans face a tough trip to Wembley with rail maintenance over the Bank Holiday weekend and a 17:15 kick-off.

Both sides have also been handed just 25,000 tickets each, 7,000 less than they were awarded for the semi-final, and Dalglish believes fans are not being given enough consideration.

"Sometimes that is the problem when fans are taken for granted - not just our fans but those at all football clubs," he said.

"That is the decision which has been made and it's been made outside of our control.

"It could have been made a bit easier for them but they are fantastic fans and they will get there."