Liverpool owners are pleased with their progress on the pitch this season.

Liverpool's principal owner, John W Henry, the chairman, Tom Werner, and other members of Fenway Sports Group will be present at Wembley for the Carling Cup final. The Liverpool chairman insists he is satisfied with the progress made under Kenny Dalglish this season.

Werner said: "We have played brilliantly at times this year, and at other times we haven't been able to be our best, for example, playing to too many draws at home. But I see good and steady progress and our supporters have been fantastic."

He added: "Kenny has said it himself: the quality of our squad has improved since last year. We are just a few points from fourth place in the Premier League and we are the only team in England with the possibility of playing in both the Carling Cup and FA Cup finals."