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Stephen Ireland On The Two Managers He Didn’t Get On With

Stephen Ireland is viewed by many as one of Ireland’s most gifted yet unfulfilled footballers. Despite playing alongside players such as Carlos Tevez, Patrick Viera and Vincent Kompany, Ireland only ever made six international appearances for the Boys in Green. Various off-field issues have created the narrative that the midfielder is somewhat difficult to work with. However, in a wide-ranging …

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Green In Red: Ranking The Ten Best Irish Liverpool Players (8-6)

International Club Game Launch, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 23/4/2018 Liverpool Football Club Ambassador Ian Rush

To mark Liverpool’s return to the Aviva Stadium later this summer, we continue our countdown of the greatest Irish players to grace the pitch at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp brings his Champions League finalists to the Aviva Stadium in August, where the likes of young defender Conor Masterson will be itching to line out in front of a home crowd. Last …

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Green In Red No. 10-9: Ranking The Best Irish Liverpool Players

Liverpool FC’s long and mutually beneficial relationship with Ireland will be renewed this summer when Jurgen Klopp’s side come to Dublin. The Reds will be in action at the Aviva Stadium in August when they do battle with Serie A giants Napoli as part of their pre-season preparation, following the success of a similar friendly against Athletic Bilbao last year. …

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Watch: El Hadji Diouf Launches Yet Another Attack On Former Liverpool Teammate Steven Gerrard

diouf gerrard liverpool

The retirement of Steven Gerrard triggered a mountain of tributes to the former Liverpool and England captain. A sizeable portion of his high-profile teammates, and even a few former opponents, paid their respects to the midfielder who will undoubtedly go down in Anfield history. However, not everybody was quite so quick to speak highly of the player. El-Hadji Diouf, who …

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Watch: Steven Gerrard’s Top Five Goals For Liverpool

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Steven Gerrard of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Liverpool at The King Power Stadium on December 2, 2014 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard officially announced his retirement from football on Thursday morning. The 36-year-old leaves behind him a legacy that saw him score 186 goals in over 700 games at the Premier League club (as well as 5 in 38 for LA Galaxy), and win the Champions League, UEFA Cup,two FA Cups and three League cups across a playing …

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Opinion: Jürgen Klopp Is Using Liverpool Emotion To Power Success

LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 05: Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool celebrates victory after the UEFA Europa League semi final second leg match between Liverpool and Villarreal CF at Anfield on May 5, 2016 in Liverpool, England. Liverpool reach the Europa League Final winning 3-1 on aggregate. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

WHEN Jurgen Klopp arrived in English football amongst much fanfare during the October international break he quickly laid out his hopes for the future at Liverpool. “I believe in a playing philosophy that is very emotional, very fast and very strong. My teams must play at full throttle and take it to the limit every single game,” he declared to …

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Hope Fading Fast For The Sinking Ship That Is Aston Villa

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 03: Aston Villa fans display a club flag during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Hull City at Villa Park on May 3, 2014 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

The sacking of Remi Garde spelled a new era for Aston Villa as one of England’s oldest clubs prepare for life in the Championship. The Frenchman was brought on board to help steer Villa out of their nose dive – but instead, they ended up spiraling even faster. It’s been without a doubt one of the worst club/ managerial campaigns in Premier …

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Liverpool UEFA Cup-Winning Manager Backs Klopp To Win Trophies

Liverpool’s 2001 UEFA Cup-winning manager Gerard Houllier has thrown his support behind Jurgen Klopp.  The former Anfield boss won the UEFA Cup, League Cup and FA Cup all in the same season while at Liverpool, and now Houllier is hopeful Klopp can bring a similar amount of silverware to the club. In an interview with BeIN Sports (via the Liverpool Echo) …

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El Hadji Diouf Has Accused Liverpool Legend Steven Gerrard of Racism

El-Hadji Diouf has accused Steven Gerrard of racism. El-Hadji Diouf doesn’t have the greatest reputation in the world. However, his claims this morning will be alarming for many as he has stated that Steven Gerrard ‘never liked black people.’ “We all saw how he made life difficult for Mario Balotelli at Liverpool. I warned him. Liverpool isn’t a team that accepts …

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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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