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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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Infographic: Ings Had A Better Record Than Every Liverpool Striker In 2014/15 Season

Danny Ings isn’t the world-beater signing Liverpool fans would have looked for in this summer’s transfer window but his statistics still prove he had a better season than every Reds striker throughout 2014/15.  One can argue that Mario Balotelli and Daniel Sturridge played significantly less games but it’s not a good sign when a relegated club’s striker trumps a Europa League-qualifying …

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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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David De Gea – Goalkeeper or Dr. Phil?

Besides their huge wages for playing, sports stars have other methods of generating income – one of which is endorsements. The colossal stars such as Messi (Adidas) and Ronaldo (Nike) even have their own signature football boots and clothing range. Most footballers would choose their favourite brand or possibly the brand that offers them the best monetary incentive to wear …

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All You Need To Know About Liverpool Target Ciro Immobile

Here Sarah Fitzpatrick takes a look at the prospects of reported Liverpool target Ciro Immobile. The Daily Telegraph reported this week that Liverpool have already begun a rebuilding plan at Anfield by tying down Henderson on a £100,000-a-week contract and their next phase will be sorting out their off-form strike-force. This plan to sort out their striking options will include …

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Amateur Shows Liverpool Players How To Take A Free-Kick

Youtube sensation Bas van Velzen recently took part in a free-kick challenge against some Liverpool players, including Mario Balotelli and Rickie Lambert.  Having amassed millions of views for his outstanding free-kick ability, the Dutch man tricked the Reds players into thinking he had won a competition and had never played football. It didn’t take long for Balotelli, Lambert and co. to figure …

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VIDEO: Mario Balotelli Terrified Of Friendly Dog

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Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli often likes to portray himself as a nonchalant cold blooded assassin. But it now looks like his achiles heel has been revealed: Playful dogs. Scattering around a boxing ring to avoid what looks like a friendly Labrador, Balotelli does everything in his power to avoid the happy K9. Here at Pundit HQ we wondered how that celebration …

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Europa League: Celtic Hold Inter, Liverpool Edge Besiktas

We have finally reached the knockout stage of the Europa League and the competition is beginning to heat up following the introduction of the third-placed sides from the Champions League group stage. Liverpool, Roma and Ajax are among the biggest names fighting for the right to have their name on the trophy in Warsaw come May. Here’s a review of …

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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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Stats Don’t Lie: Radamel Falcao vs Mario Balotelli

We compare the performances of two of the Premier League’s biggest let-downs this season, to see which one is crowned; Top of the Flops. The fanfare that greeted the arrivals of both Radamel Falcao and Mario Balotelli this summer has been premature to say the least. Both strikers have endured difficult seasons, finding themselves at the centre of debate between …

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Hope Remains Despite Doom And Gloom At Liverpool

Mikey Brown argues that despite Liverpool’s clear struggles at the moment, there is light at the end of the tunnel for Brendan Rodgers and his Anfield outfit.  It was a fine April day seven months ago when the entire red half of Liverpool were left dreaming and believing that a 19th title was possible having beaten Manchester City 3-2 at …

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Liverpool Vs Chelsea: A Tale Of Two Strikers

With Liverpool struggling and chelsea prospering this season, encapsulated in the Reds’ 2-1 defeat to Jose Mourinho’s men at Anfield last Saturday, Colin Keane looks at the differences in attack between the Blues and the Reds. Last weekend’s instalment of the Premier League provided a number of talking points. Potentially costly slips from Manchester City and Arsenal along with Manchester United’s continued …

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Premier League Preview – Liverpool Vs Chelsea

Liverpool play host to Chelsea at Anfield in the lunch time kick-off tomorrow. Gavin Bergin previews the game.  It’s just over six months since that game, when Jose Mourinho’s men frustrated Liverpool and snatched a win at Anfield which pretty much ended the title hopes of Liverpool. Tomorrow sees Chelsea return to Anfield, this time as league leaders themselves, to face a …

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Liverpool F.C. – When Will The Slide End?

Following Liverpool’s 1-0 defeat to Real Madrid, Liam Cairns looks at the reasons why the Anfield club have found it so difficult to recapture the form they managed last season. Few, if any Liverpool fans across the globe will feel euphoric with the current state the club finds itself in. Still within touching distance of the top 4 but overall …

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Liverpool Vs Real Madrid – 4 Key Talking Points

Liverpool face European champions Real Madrid for the second time in two weeks tonight in the Champions League. Rob Lyons discusses four key talking points ahead of tonight’s tie at the Santiago Bernabeu. Kick-off is at 7:45pm.  1. Form  Real Madrid come into this game with the considerable advantage of being the in-form team of the two sides and by …

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Italian Duo Deserve A Chance At Liverpool

Sarah Fitzpatrick discusses the merits of playing both Fabio Borini and Mario Balotelli in Liverpool’s starting XI. The talk surrounding Liverpool lately has been focused on their current striker ‘crisis’ due to exit of Luis Suarez and the lengthy injury of Daniel Sturridge. As well as this, the new striking reinforcements Rickie Lambert and Mario Balotelli who joined the club …

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Liverpool Boss Backs Under-Fire Frontman

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers vowed to stick with Mario Balotelli after another goalless but encouraging display against Hull. Balotelli is still to score in the Barclays Premier League since moving to Anfield after the Reds were shut out by the Tigers in a 0-0 home draw. But after some underwhelming performances, and controversy in midweek after exchanging shirts at half-time …

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Liverpool, Brendan Rodgers & The Balotelli Problem

The red half of Merseyside has been inundated this week with newspaper columns criticizing wayward Italian striker, Mario Ballotelli  Since moving to Liverpool in the summer, Ballotelli has failed to settle. There’s no denying that. He has been lambasted for his inability to score, for not contributing enough to the team and most recently for not knowing when is the …

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