Xabi Alonso – Player Perfection

If there was ever a player moulded in ‘The Liverpool Way’, it was Xabi Alonso, as he was comfortable in possession, had excellent vision to spot passes, and the ability to execute them with pure presicion and class, and Rafa Benitez was the man to bring him to Anfield in 2004. Xavier (Xabi) Alonso Olanso was born in a small town of Tolosa, Gipuzkoa, Basque country in Spain. Born into a ...

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Klopp’s Funniest/Craziest Moments

FESTIVE FUN ?? KLOPP'S GOAL CELEBRATIONS Klopp has been renowned for his goal celebrations over the years at LFC. He's full of passion and emotion to say the least, and we all bloody love him for it. So let's take a look at some of his most memorable celebrations! Liverpool v Everton https://youtu.be/IRDU8JUnoQw This one comes from the Merseyside Derby this season. The score was 0-0 and the end of the game was nearing. ...

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Advent Calendar-14 Jamie Redknapp

Welcome to day 14 of our FOAR advent calendar! Now before you all start saying "but Redknapp played number 11", and getting your knickers in a twist, Jamie also played number 14 for us for two seasons nearing the end of his Liverpool career. Google if you don't believe me. I know I'm pushing the boat out somewhat but who cares because I wanted to write about the real reason that my ...

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Funniest/Craziest goal celebrations

FESTIVE FUN?? Hidetoshi Wakui-Strikes it lucky https://youtu.be/aAgp6ttk2wY There’s something immensely satisfying about getting a strike in a bowling alley so why not do it on the football pitch. Wakui runs to the side-lines and has his teammates, arranged themselves as a vague ten-pin formation before bowling them all over. Nice try, but there are only 9 players in your line-up so that’s only going to count out a spare, you loser!!   Jacpoco Violin-Headbutts the ...

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Liverpool v Everton – FOAR Writers’ Predictions

MERSEYSIDE DERBY Liverpool face one our biggest rivals Everton ahead of the infamous Merseyside Derby tomorrow. A clash of the Merseyside titans is set to offer a passionate contest for both teams who'll be going gung-ho for the win, always providing a hum-dinger type affair. Back at Anfield is always an advantage for us and Everton will have their work cut out to get the away win. This is the fixture both ...

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Ian Rush: The Greatest Striker in LFC History

Simply the Greatest Goal Scorer Ever to Set Foot on Anfield's Turf Ian James Rush, MBE, was born on the 20th of May, 1961. He was raised with four sisters and five brothers in the town of Flint, St Asaph in North-East Wales. At just thirteen years of age, he began to show his incredible ability, and Ian’s only agenda in life was to become a professional footballer. He began playing schoolboy football ...

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Shaqiri’s spark is igniting at LFC

  XHERDAN SHAQIRI SIGNS FOR LIVERPOOL FC FROM STOKE FOR £13.5 MILLION ON JULY 13th 2018 The Swiss International, now 27 years of age, signed a five-year contract after triggering his release clause. The former Stoke player signed in the summer of '18 after the ‘Potters’ got relegated, and the former Stoke player hoped that this wouldn't tarnish his reputation and leave any bad feeling behind him after leaving the club at ...

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The Rejuvenation of James Milner

  WITH THE NEW SEASON UNDER WAY, FEW PLAYERS DESERVE MORE CREDIT THAN JAMES MILNER Millie's form has been inspiring to say the least, with his fingerprints mapped all over the strong start that our team has made in the Premier league this season. The Liverpool vice-captain is one that Klopp can rely on week-in week-out to produce solid performances and set new standards for his fellow teammates. At the ripe old ...

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In Klopp We Trust

EARLY DAYS Jürgen Klopp was born on the 16th of June, 1967, in Stuttgart, Germany, and grew up in the Black Forest countryside. He spent 15 years as a player at Mainz, before becoming their manager in 2001. Klopp led the club to their first ever Bundesliga appearance and UEFA Cup qualification before joining Borussia Dortmund in 2008. Unimaginable success was the theme of his time at Dortumund, and Klopp guided BVB ...

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Steven Gerrard – The Ultimate Hero

EARLY DAYS Steven Gerrard was born on May 30th, 1980, in Whiston, Merseyside, Liverpool. His passion for football from an early age was evident and he started playing for the local youth team Whiston Juniors. At just nine years of age his destiny was already mapped out as he was spotted by Liverpool scouts and went on to join the Liverpool Academy the same year. There was no other path for ...

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Injury Update (Huddersfield game)

INJURY UPDATE After Salah limped off with a muscle strain whilst playing for Egypt, he was sent home early and the news looked grim for tomorrow’s game, but he returned to training on Thursday and is now said to be fit to face Huddersfield according to Michael Benson from TalkSport. He also discussed the other injured players: Van Dijk has been suffering with bruised ribs and he too was sent home early from ...

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Undue Pressure on Mo Salah

RECAP OF LAST SEASON Salah signed for LFC in June '17 for £36.9 million. He is the signing of the decade, making an immediate impact and scoring on his debut. Being a natural winger he showed his versatility by playing either as a forward or an attacking midfielder. Salah’s speed, agility & dribbling skills were backed up by his superb technique. He has an instinctive hunger to score. Klopp said, "He ...

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Bob Paisley and the LFC Revolution

Early Life Bob Paisley was born in 1919 in the mining village of Hetton-Le-Hole in Co.Durham. It was described as a close-knit community where “coal was king & football was religion”. Schooled in the local area along with his 3 siblings, Bob knew that football was for him from the off. During the mining strike in 1926 things weren't easy, and even though Bob admitted there was never any money left ...

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The “Legacy” of Bill Shankly

Bill Shankly was born in 1913 in the small mining village of Glenbuck, Ayreshire, in Scotland. Born with a natural football ability he knew from an early age that this was his career path. It was almost inbred into him coming from a family with 4 professional footballing brothers, & 2 professional footballing uncles aswel on his mothers side, who he adored & said she was kindest person he'd ever ...

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John Arne Riise, Liverpool “Legend”

Born in 1980 in Norway, John was born a gifted sportsman, with football at the forefront of his mind & started playing professional football for Aelesund in ‘94. After a single season with the senior team he made his move to Monaco in ‘98. He was a regular in the side & played as a left-back & left midfielder. He had a ferocious left foot, combined with super technique, pace, & ...

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