Kuyt GuttedDirk Kuyt, who has been afraid of scoring so far this season, has become the fifth Liverpool player to be robbed in the past eighteen months. Whilst representing Holland in the Euro 2008 qualifiers last week, his house in Woolton was burgled. Kuyt lives in the same area of town as Pepe Reina who was burgled last season whilst playing against Chelsea in the Champions League. His own Porsche Cayenne had been used as the get away car.

United favourite, Jersey Dudek, was the first of the recent crop of Liverpool players to be robbed, when his Champions League winners’ medal, amongst other things, was taken from his home last June.

Last September was the busiest month for the dippers though, with both Peter Crouch and Daniel Agger being burgled. Crouch was representing his country rather than club when the incident took place.

It is not just the red side of Merseyside that has been targetted, I hasten to add. Everton’s Van der Meyde had his house ransacked twice in 2006.

 Aww. those bin dipping thieves, you gotta love em!