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Brendan Rodgers Looking For New Liverpool Left-Back

According to the Mirror, Brendan Rodgers has his eye on both Sevilla’s Alberto Moreno and Swansea’s Ben Davies to add to his left-back options.  The Reds often had to play Jon Flanagan at left-back last season despite his preferred position being on the right of the Liverpool defence. Flanagan had an outstanding season, contributing in Liverpool’s title challenge, and more importantly …

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Tactics: Departure Of Luis Suarez May Solve Liverpool Headache

At the outset of this article, it’s important that one thing is made unequivocally clear: I loved watching Luis Suárez play for Liverpool Football Club. Internal conflict has shrouded my ability to put coherent thoughts together about his sale. On one hand, losing the Premier League’s best player is a huge blow. Suárez, with his 31 league goals and 12 …

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BREAKING: Adam Lallana completes move to Liverpool

Brendan Rodgers has continued his summer spending by adding England international Adam Lallana to his Liverpool squad. The story had been in the news since the conclusion of the Premier League season and the move has now being confirmed. Liverpool confirmed the transfer through their official Twitter account on Tuesday morning. The English international joins from Southampton having come through …

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Three Areas Liverpool Need To Strengthen

Despite a fantastic league campaign last year, there are three areas in particular that Liverpool need to strengthen in order to clinch their first league title in almost 25 years.  The 2013/14 season was a fantastic campaign for Brendan Rodgers and his Liverpool side. A 7th place finish the season before, resulted in no European football at Anfield for the 2013/14 season. Liverpool were going …

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World Cup 2014 – Six Teams To Support This Summer

In just four days, the greatest show on Earth begins; the FIFA World Cup. As Ireland are not involved, Rich Roberts is here to discuss six teams that are deserving of your support. Ireland’s ill-fated qualifying campaign means the Boys In Green will not be pitting themselves against the elite of world football. This failure ultimately brought a premature end …

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Boyhood Dreams – How Rickie Lambert Ended Up At Liverpool

Every young football fan spends their childhood watching their favourite side and dreaming that one day they would be running out on the football pitch to represent the team they love. Rickie Lambert was no different as he grew up watching his beloved Liverpool and joined the Liverpool Academy with hopes and dreams of one day playing for the first …

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Rickie Lambert and Liverpool – The Perfect Match

April 27th, the Battle of Anfield saw Chelsea launching an assault on Liverpool in a quest to derail the Reds’ title quest. With the sides tied, and Chelsea proving impossible to break down, Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard fell and his slip proved fatal as the Kop faithful were forced to wait another year for Premier League glory. Liverpool tried and tried …

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How will Brendan Rodgers ’ Liverpool cope next season?

Although few predicted it, the signs were there that Liverpool would display an improved performance in the 2013/2014 Premier League season.  From the end of last season and more poignantly, since the appointment of Northern Irishman Brendan Rodgers, Liverpool have looked a much more polished and threatening outfit. Abandoning the premature groundwork of Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish was an essential …

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Will Luis Suarez’ Performance Against England Dictate His Future?

Dylan White questions whether a fate similar to that of Ronaldo following the 2006 World Cup will await Luis Suarez after his clash with England at the World Cup. Who could forget the 2006 World Cup quarter-final in Gelsenkirchen when Cristiano Ronaldo gave that infamous ‘wink’ to the Portuguese bench after his then Manchester United teammate Wayne Rooney got sent off. The …

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Liverpool Defence Must Be Sorted If They Are To Challenge Next Season

The eternal optimist in any walk of life will typically gauge their success with the glass half full rather than half empty approach. Myth and the superstitious measure of Liverpool’s spectacular late season collapse invite the obvious question for Liverpool fans. Is the glass half full, or is it half empty? The specialist ‘Pool fans will render at the thought …

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Five World Cup Defenders For Brendan Rodgers To Watch

Liverpool’s turnaround under Brendan Rodgers was nothing short of amazing. However, one glaring hole in their team was at the back. They have four established central defenders on their books, but in reality only Daniel Agger looks good enough for a title-chasing side. The fact is that with a leader in their defence, a Vincent Kompany or a John Terry, …

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A Defensive Leader – The Missing Piece of the Liverpool Puzzle

“The back four and defensive side of this team have shown they can’t cope with pressure. They’re not leaders” Those were the words of former centre-back and club legend Jamie Carragher after Liverpool surrendered a 3-goal lead against Crystal Palace on Monday. He went on to surmise that it was their lack of leadership at the back that led to …

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The Beauty of Liverpool’s Glorious Defeat

“Marge…sometimes the best defence is a good offense” – Homer Simpson As Marge Simpson implores her husband to drive defensively as he weaves his way through traffic while running late for a Monster Truck Rally, Homer’s retort gives an insight into contrasting life philosophies. We are all on a journey in life – for Marge, arriving at the destination is the goal, for Homer…well, …

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Steven Gerrard’s Legacy

“It’s something I think about almost every day, I always think about the dream of winning it – or the disappointment if I was never to win it. ” –  Steven Gerrard speaking about the Premier League Title. Steven Gerrard is one of the greatest Liverpool players to have donned the famous Liverpool jersey. He is regarded as one of …

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