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Hodgson On Sterling: ‘I Hope People Don’t Judge Him Too Harshly’

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Roy Hodgson named his England team for the country’s upcoming games against the Republic of Ireland and Slovenia yesterday afternoon but one of the key news stories surrounding the squad is the club future of Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling. Hodgson was subsequently asked for his thoughts on the matter. Although the Reds star has been to the forefront of much media attention …

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The 2014/15 Premier League Season’s Top 5 Transfer Flops

While this season’s Premier League has not left us down in terms of entertainment, there have been those who have not performed to their best or lived up to their billing. It has been a record-breaking season in terms of spending with the combined payout of all Premier League sides for the summer and January transfer windows this season amounting to …

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5 Key Areas Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling Must Improve On

Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling has had plenty of attention this season due to having more regular playing time as well as failing to sign a new contract with the club, which has created controversy and attracted interest from other clubs. The 20-year-old began the season brightly and was Liverpool’s top scorer for most of the season, before being passed out by Steven …

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Video: Liverpool Manager’s Son Scores Golazo For Swindon

Anton Rodgers, the son of Liverpool boss Brendan, scored one of the best flick-up free-kicks your likely to see for a long, long time for Swindon last weekend.  The former Republic of Ireland under-19 international has found a starting place tough to come by for the Robins this term but this outstanding piece of skill should keep the 22-year-old in …

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‘Rodgers Out, Rafa In’ Banner Flies Over Anfield

A banner was flown over Anfield this afternoon that would have made unpleasant reading for the Liverpool manager.    Last season, Liverpool fans heavily criticized the Manchester United support after a banner was flown over Old Trafford suggesting David Moyes be sacked. Now, just 12 months later, it seems the Liverpool faithful are also suffering from impatience. After an incredible …

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Rodgers or Klopp? – Is It Now Or Never For Liverpool?

Liverpool have shown a history of baulking at the opportunity to bring in players and managers who perhaps could have taken them to the next level. Klopp seems like that man, but sacking Rodgers? Unthinkable? Maybe. Maybe not.  April 28th 2015 The assembled media have congregated around Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, following his side’s latest setback in the race for …

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Five Thoughts From The Weekend’s Premier League Action

Here we discuss five thoughts from the weekend’s Premier League action, including Chelsea’s hugely important win over Manchester United. 5. City Now Dead Set For Champions League After today’s victory over West Ham, Manchester City are now nailed on to compete in next season’s Champions League. They are now just one point behind Manchester United, who are in third, and lead …

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Bankers & Bonkers: Betting Preview For Aston Villa vs Liverpool

Liverpool and Aston Villa are two sides chasing very different league goals, but Sunday afternoon’s FA Cup semi-final tie provides the perfect sub-plot to a season in which both sides haven’t conquered what they set out to do back in August.  Get a £25 risk free bet with Matchbook.com here.   Villa have come back from what looked like a …

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The Renaissance Of Simon Mignolet

Rewind back to the beginning of the 14/15 season and Simon Mignolet was seen as the laughing stock of the Premier League. Liverpool fans were praying that he would be dropped and replaced as soon as possible by Brendan Rodgers. Although, somewhere between the Christmas period up to now, the Belgian has come good and is now second in the clean …

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Lack Of CL Football Won’t Just Affect Liverpool’s Reputation

The cost of Liverpool failing to make the Champions League next season would not just affect the Reds’ appeal for potential new signings but it would also make a significant financial dent, which could have negative consequences down the line. Brendan Rodgers has, this week, stated that it will become more difficult to attract players to Merseyside, should Liverpool not make their way back …

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Liverpool’s Sterling & Fowler: Different Eras, Same Perceptions

Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling finds himself currently in the middle of protracted transfer and contract speculation, with some corners perceiving the 20-year-old as greedy. The money paid to footballers is extortionate, and it is difficult to understand how they can be seen to demand such high figures for what is regarded by most as a passion rather than a job. At times, as …

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Arsenal 4-1 Liverpool: The One-Minute Lowdown

Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal were deserved victors today as they utterly outclassed Liverpool at the Emirates. Goals from Hector Bellerin, Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud were the difference as the Gunners won out 4-1.  Analysis Arsenal started the brighter, although Liverpool fashioned the best early chances of the game with Raheem Sterling going close on a number of occasions. The Gunners found their …

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Could The Top Four Be Settled This Weekend?

With the last international break of the season out of the way, John Murphy looks at the big players in the top four battle this weekend and wonders if the race could be all done and dusted come Sunday night.  Arsenal vs Liverpool It’s not looking too rosy for Rodgers’ boys at present. After a poor performance saw Van Gaal’s …

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Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho: A Seasonal Genius

Aaron Gallagher discusses how Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho has become a seasonal genius, such is the inconsistency of his play with the Reds.  His level of skill can be bewildering when on form, but he has also, at times, not lived up to his potential. On the 10th of August 2014 Liverpool Football Club beat Borussia Dortmund 4-0 in a seemingly irrelevant friendly …

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Blackburn’s Defence Too Good For Liverpool To Breakdown

Liverpool knocked and knocked but Blackburn’s front door never caved in. Credit today goes to Rovers’ stubborn defence, setting up a lucrative replay at Ewood Park. The game had hardly begun when a lengthy delay due to a Martin Skrtel head injury held up proceedings. The Liverpool centre-back was later confirmed as being OK, however it was a stop-start opening which …

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Jordan Henderson – Heir To The Throne?

Heir apparent to Steven Gerrard’s Liverpool kingdom. Jordan Henderson is very much watching the throne. The Sunderland born midfielder arrived at Anfield in the summer of 2011 for a fee believed to be in the region of £20 million. For a relatively unknown player, this was questioned by the Liverpool faithful. In his debut season, Henderson went on to make …

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Liverpool 2-1 City: Rodgers Rotates Reds Squad To Perfection

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers proved himself a master tactician today as he selected a team which had the legs, and more importantly the determination to overcome Manchester City. The Premier League’s in-form club Liverpool faced Manchester City at Anfield with confidence high, despite Thursday’s Europa League exit. Rodgers was forced to rest some of his squad with just two full days of recuperation before this crucial …

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VIDEO: The Balotelli vs Henderson Incident

There’s been quite a bit of controversy regarding an incident that took place last night in Liverpool’s Europa League tie with Besiktas. After Jordan Ibe won a late penalty, captain for the night Jordan Henderson had the ball in hand ready to take the crucial spotter. Mario Balotelli approached, gently removed the ball from his captain’s hands and informed him …

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