News — January 17, 2015 13:48

Thank You Dr Zaf

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Earlier this week, Liverpool Football Club announced that club Doctor Zaf Iqbal would be leaving for personal family reasons.

Zaf Iqbal

Speaking after the announcement Dr Zaf Iqbal said:

Via LFC:

“I have enjoyed my time here and shared some great experiences with Liverpool FC and worked with some amazing staff and players, many who are true legends of the game. I am sad to be leaving behind an excellent medical and sports science team, but I have to do what is right for me and my family.

“I wish the best for all those connected with this fantastic club and especially Brendan, coaching staff, medical staff and players and hope they can build on the successes of last season.”

Some of the First Team players including Steven Gerrard have posted their own thank you messages for Zaf

Steven Gerrard via Instagram:




And it’s not only the players who have thanked Zaf, the fans have also taken to social media in their numbers to express their best wishes to Dr Zaf Iqbal. Here are a selection of those messages;

















We first met Zaf back in 2012 when he kindly agreed to do an interview with us, very down to earth, humble and one of the nicest guys you’ll meet. I remember talking football with Zaf during that meet, and his passion and love for the club was clear to see. In our interview, life-long Red Dr Zaf remembers he ‘was jumping up and down and screaming hysterically for ages when Dudek saved Shevchenko’s penalty,’ in Istanbul.

(Click here for the full transcript of our interview with Dr Zaf)

Away from his club duties Zaf has been involved with the Oliver King Foundation and their campaign to introduce defibrillators to all public buildings by 2017, and the Zesh Rehman Foundation tackling the issue of obesity in youngsters through the Get Up, Get Moving initiative.


So, as we sadly say goodbye, to another member of the LFC family, we extend our very best wishes to Dr Zaf Iqbal and his family.

Thank you for everything Zaf – YNWA



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