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The One Statistic That Might Change Your Mind On Brendan Rodgers

Everyone wants Brendan Rodgers gone it seems. But one very simple stat suggests he’s done the best he possibly could.  After Liverpool’s uninspiring start to the season, many have taken a shallow breath and sputtered a full-time whistle for dear old Brendan Rodgers. “Rodgers out!” scream the back pages of newspapers, the disenchanted fans, the opinionated neutrals. Multiple sources have …

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Watch: Carragher & Neville On Whether To Sack Brendan Rodgers

How do you solve a problem like Brendan Rodgers? Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville seem a bit torn on the decision.  The question isn’t as simple as should Brendan Rodgers be the Liverpool manager or not? The question is, what kind of a club are Liverpool. Neville raises the issue and the video ends quickly after, but it’s the real …

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Liverpool Favourite Jurgen Klopp Has Reportedly Decided On His Next Club [Daily Mail]

Jurgen Klopp has reportedly decided on his next club… It’s time to talk about Klopp.. pic.twitter.com/1WL8J7AQX7 — Soccer St. (@SoccerSt_) September 12, 2015 With the Anfield side in dismal form, many Liverpool supporters have recently been calling for Brendan Rodgers’ head. Jurgen Klopp had been tipped as the hot favourite to succeed the Northern Irishman, however according to reports this …

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Is Time Running Out For Brendan Rodgers At Liverpool?

Simon O’Keeffe takes an in depth look at Liverpool’s recent problems. “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” The above quote, regularly attributed to Albert Einstein, sums up Liverpool’s start to the season perfectly. For the fifth game in a row, £32million striker Christian Benteke cut an isolated figure as the shapeless mess of …

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Steven Gerrard Speaks Out On Herrera Stamp

For the day that’s in it, the Daily Mail have released an excerpt of Steven Gerrard’s autobiography, entitled ‘My Story’. Within the fascinating passage, the former Liverpool skipper has revealed he felt like a “caged animal” on the day he saw red against Manchester United at Anfield last season. He documents how the frustration that led to the stamp on United’s Ander Herrera stemmed from …

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Liverpool Receive Game-Changing Injury Boost Ahead Of Man United Clash

Liverpool have received some hugely-positive injury news ahead of a crucial game against bitter rivals Manchester United next Saturday evening.  That news centres around newly-signed Christian Benteke, who the Reds should have back in the fray as he is apparently now 100% fit after a thigh injury had kept him out of Belgium’s starting XI against Bosnia-Herzegovenia last Thursday. After winning the aforementioned …

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Mario Balotelli – “Rodgers System Didn’t Suit Me”

Italian forward Mario Balotelli’s nightmare stay at Anfield has finally come to an end as AC Milan confirm that they have secured the wayward striker on a season-long loan deal. Balotelli, who scored just four times in 28 games for Liverpool, will return to Milan just 12 months after leaving the Rossoneri for Merseyside and while he admits that he takes …

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Four Positives Liverpool Can Take From The Season So Far

Liverpool have enjoyed a relatively successful start to the 2015/16 season, with two wins and one draw from three Premier League games. Graham Cullinane discusses four positives evident from the ‘Pool’s early outings. 1. Defensive Organisation Three clean sheets from three games is something one does not often associate with Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool teams. So what has changed? Has it been the …

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The Sad Decline Of Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli once unveiled a t-shirt featuring the caption “Why always me?” in reference to his much-scrutinised public lifestyle. That slogan has never seemed as ironic, as his newfound status as one of the biggest pariahs in football has meant that it may never again be him. Liverpool took a massive gamble in signing Balotelli last year. It’s not as …

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Two Liverpool Departures Could Be In The Works

Seven summer signings leaves Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers with some clearing out to do. For his side’s win last night over Bournemouth, Brendan Rodgers picked the same side and bench as he did in the season opener at Stoke City last weekend. This meant no place in the match-day squad for Lucas Leiva or Mamadou Sakho. As per Andy Hunter of The …

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Liverpool Striker Edging Towards Serie A Move

Liverpool striker Fabio Borini could be heading towards a move to Serie A side Fiorentina.  According to Sky Sports, Fiorentina ‘are in talks’ with the Reds over a possible permanent signing of the 24-year-old. The Italian striker has found it difficult to nail down a place on Merseyside and his decision last season to come back to Liverpool having had a …

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An Early Sturridge Return Would Be Like A New Signing For Liverpool

Liverpool

Last season Liverpool had a major striker crisis as they failed to replace Luis Suarez and their new recruits Mario Balotelli and Rickie Lambert had a dismal debut season at the club. However, their biggest blow was the constant injuries to star striker Daniel Sturridge, who started last season off with a winning goal against Southampton before spending the majority of …

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Liverpool Striker Offered Up To Two Premier League Rivals

Reports emerging today claim that Liverpool are ready to offer up striker Fabio Borini to Aston Villa and Leicester following three years of little or no action.  The Sun on Sunday write today that Villa or the Foxes could keep the Italian in the Premier League. Such a move would come after the 24-year-old struggled to make any impression at …

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Have Liverpool Learned Their Lesson In The Transfer Window?

Liverpool Echo journalist James Pearce wrote earlier in the summer that Liverpool have learned their lesson in the transfer window and have shown efficiency and ability to address key areas this summer. This may be true as the Anfield club have been quick off the mark this summer and snapped up players such as Milner, Gomez, Bogdan, Clyne, Ings and …

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Graphic: Suarez & Torres Can’t Hide Liverpool’s Shocking Forward Signings Since The Spaniard Left

A recent Graphic posted by Dutch Twitter page Tussen de linies (via 101greatgoals) has shown us, neatly, the full extent to which Liverpool have wasted money on strikers over the last four and a bit years, with the notable exceptions of Luis Suarez, Fernando Torres and Daniel Sturridge.  We already knew that Brendan Rodgers’ forward signings last season spectacularly under …

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BBC Report Benteke Will Have Liverpool Medical Within 48 Hours

Benteke

Having agreed a £32.5 million transfer with Aston Villa for striker Christian Benteke, Liverpool will now complete the 24-year-old’s medical ‘in the next 48 hours,’ according to the BBC.  This is set to be the second major departure from the Birmingham-based club in less than a week after Fabian Delph dramatically reversed his decision to stay at Villa and instead signed …

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