Opposition Closeup – Arsenal, Lineups and the Gooners to Watch!

Shirley Welcome everyone to the third (league) game of the season. Farrell and I will look at Unai Emery's Arsenal, who come to Anfield for the first time this season. A game in which Liverpool fans will be hoping for another goal glutz from the Reds. A certain Bobby Firmino's hat-trick in this fixture last season certainly leaves a sweet feeling, doesn't it? Players to Watch: Dani Ceballos, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Ceballos had an ...

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Opposition Closeup: Tactics, Daniel Farke, and Players to Watch

Shirley Welcome everyone, to the first (technically; as the Community Shield was the last game of last season) opposition piece for the 2019/20 EPL season. Farrell and I will look at a newly promoted Norwich City, who come to Anfield for the very first edition of Friday Night Football. I know some persons at this point are thinking "I miss Luis Suarez; we'd be sure of a hattrick tomorrow night".  Players to ...

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MATCH PREVIEW; SOUTHAMPTON VS LIVERPOOL

MATCH PREVIEW; SOUTHAMPTON VS LIVERPOOL   The Reds could go back to the top of the league by Friday night: as they take on Southampton at the Saint Mary Stadium in their 33rd fixture of the season. Currently 1 point behind Manchester City, a win will see them go into the next round of UCL fixtures at the summit of the PL. Southampton, who are five points clear of the relegation places ...

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Steven Gerrard – ‘Legend’ is an understatement

It's no news that LFC Legends and their AC Milan counterparts, had a go at each other for the LFC Foundation on Saturday, the 23rd of March, 2019. It ended 3-2 in favour of the Reds: and in very familiar fashion, it was a certain CaptainFantastic who scored a late winner for the club he loves. Watching the legends game brought back a rush of emotions. Seeing Gerrard having a go ...

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Fulham vs Liverpool – Scott Parker, Mitrovic and no win for 7 years

FULHAM Roundup Player Focus and SCOTT PARKER Liverpool are looking for a return to the top with a ninth successive Premier League win against a promoted side. Jürgen Klopp’s Reds travel to Craven Cottage on the back of a fulfilling and emphatic win over Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena and thus, confidence is expected. Fulham, under the caretaker manager, Scott Parker, may feel their race is run in the top flight, ...

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Liverpool vs Burnley – Match Stats and Facts

MATCH PREVIEW; LIVERPOOL VS BURNLEY So Liverpool is back on home turf against Sean Dyche’s Clarets in Match week 30. Coming on the back of 2 draws against Manchester United and Everton on the road, this game takes on slightly more significance as Jurgen Klopp’s reds can scarcely afford to drop any more points. I do have to say that contrary to the term being peddled everywhere on the internet, “bottlers” ...

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Opposition Tactics: The View From Across Merseyside

It’s here again; another Merseyside derby. And it couldn’t have come at a better time for Jurgen Klopp’s charges; who go to Goodison Park on the back of a very satisfactory 5-0 thumping of a previously, high flying Watford. For Everton and Marco Silva, the last 5 games have been of mixed fortunes, with 2 wins and 3 losses. One thing is for certain though; Everton will be looking to ...

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West Ham Player Focus: The Hammer to Stop

Match week 25 is upon us; and after 18 teams in the EPL have played no less, as Liverpool travels to the London Stadium to take on West Ham United. This comes on the back of a “draw that felt like a loss” at home against Leicester. This has also supposedly seen our credibility as “EPL potential winners” for this season take hit; as most pundits now feel like Manchester ...

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Preview: Brighton vs Liverpool

So Liverpool’s unbeaten run came to an end in a keenly contested game between two evenly matched sides at the Etihad. Now Week 22 is upon us and the Reds go to the AMEX Stadium, looking to get back to winning ways after back to back losses to Man City and Wolves in the FA Cup. They take on a Brighton who are a tough proposition at home and looking ...

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Tactics: What Liverpool Needs to Look Out for Against Arsenal

Hello everyone. It’s the second half of the season being kicked off at Anfield with a game against Arsenal. It has been quite an exhilarating first half and as usual, Farrell and I bring you our thoughts on how The Gunners may approach the game and the player who must keep our entire team on alert. Farrell Where Are Arsenal Now? Arsenal have endured a mixed bag of results of late ahead of ...

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Newcastle Roundup: Player Focus and Rafa Benitez

Top of the EPL after week 18. 4 points clear of the boys at the Etihad Indeed, Christmas came early for the club & Liverpool supporters. What a ride it has been; 15 wins, no losses and the team is just hitting top gear. Did I mention our best ever start to a season? Am sorry (NOT) for getting carried away. It has been a joy to watch Fabinho, Shaqiri, Keita ...

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LFC LADIES: Ladies edge out Reading on penalties in Continental Tyres Cup

There was joy for Liverpool FC Women after they beat Reading FC Women FC 5-4 on penalties in the group stages of the Continental Tyres Cup on Wednesday night. The tie ended in a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes and the Reds received an extra point for prevailing in the spot-kicks. Goalkeeper Fran Kitching was the hero as she saved from Remi Allen in the shootout, while captain Sophie Bradley-Auckland netted ...

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LFC LADIES: Too Little too late as Reds lose to Everton

Just like in the EPL, it was a Merseyside derby for Liverpool ladies in the FASWL on Sunday, December 2nd, 2018. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'r-aUTekaT59VPh6Q9yFBnA',sig:'j7tMtPXypRLUwsWlPOV5yFxP3YhbZuvpe7UjphlhNXs=',w:'594px',h:'421px',items:'851640624',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); However, it was the home side that went away with all 3 points with goals from Inessa Kaagman and Simone Magill. Jess Clarke pulled one back for the reds in the 12th minute, but it was not enough to rustle the Toffee's feathers. The ...

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Everton Closeup: Tactics, Stats, Richarlison and Sigurdsson

MERSEYSIDE DERBY – Blue’s Stats, Tactics and Richargudsson It's the second edition of our “Opposition Corner”, and there couldn't be a better game at this stage than the Merseyside Derby. Particularly on the back of the not so humbling as annoying defeat to PSG, the Oscar-deserving theatrics of a certain player, unbelievable officiating, and an under-par showing from our beloved Reds. It's a perfect opportunity for a reaction, and Farrell and I ...

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ARSENAL VS LIVERPOOL – Match Preview

Match week 11 is upon us and while the City game was billed to be a test of Liverpool’s title contention ambitions, this is one game that never fails to excite every season; loads of goals and drama, that’s for certain. The games at Anfield in 2013/14 season and the Emirates last season certainly come to mind. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'pV9f3ER5QOBWFTleBlgU6A',sig:'j1sEcbpyx6qYMTncIcSXDp4EVoMb7eaghzpdUqPHJjY=',w:'594px',h:'420px',items:'1056415204',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});   For a rejuvenated Arsenal, this is touted to be their litmus test; with ...

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