Preview: Liverpool vs Leicester City

Fresh from their thrilling 4-3 win over RB Salzburg, the Reds will be back for league action on Saturday. Leicester City will be the visitors, and will be looking to build upon their 5-0 demolition of Newcastle United the previous weekend. Sitting pretty in third, they'll represent a major test for Klopp and his men. Ahead of the encounter, here's the preview for both teams. Third Best Team In England? Racking up a ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs RB Salzburg

Eking out a narrow 1-0 win over Sheffield United at the weekend, the Reds will now turn their attention towards the Champions League. Losing to Napoli in their opening group game, they'll be hoping to make amends come Wednesday night. They're task will be no easy one though with RB Salzburg, who smashed 6 past Genk in the other opening group game, standing in their way. Ahead of the clash, let ...

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Preview: Sheffield United vs Liverpool

Having successfully navigated an away trip to the Stadium MK, the Reds will have to contend with another away game. Sheffield United will be the opponents, and they'll be looking to claim another Merseyside victim after beating Everton last weekend. Liverpool will be determined to avoid that same fate, with anything less than a win detrimental in their quest for a league title. In the buildup to Saturday's game, here's the ...

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Preview: MK Dons vs Liverpool

Having made in 6 on the trot, the Reds must now switch their attention to the League Cup on Wednesday. While not the most interesting nor difficult fixture on paper, it's one that the Reds will have to overcome if they are to progress to the next round of the competition. And after seeing their Manchester City complete a clean sweep of the domestic titles last season, the Merseysiders will ...

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Preview: Chelsea vs Liverpool

Falling 2-0 to Napoli in their opening Champions League group fixture, Liverpool must now shift their attention back to the league. They've no time to mope over their defeat for their next opponents are 'Big 6' rivals Chelsea. Lampard's young guns got off to a rocky start in their European campaign too, losing 1-0 to Valencia at home. Coupled with their penalty shoot-out loss to the Reds in the Super ...

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Preview: Napoli vs Liverpool

Finally, Champions League football is back! Ever since lifting the trophy in Madrid, fans have been fervently waiting for European action to return. And it will on Tuesday night, when the Reds walk out onto the pitch at the San Paolo Stadium. A familiar opponent will be awaiting them, with Carlo Ancelotti and his men squaring off against Liverpool as group stage rivals. As Liverpool begin their defence of the European ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Newcastle

Enjoying success with their respective countries, Liverpool's internationals will return to Melwood in a buoyant mood. They'll be looking to maintain the good start to the season with another victory against Newcastle on Saturday. Led by former Red Devil Steve Bruce, the Magpies will have a point to prove after being written off by many at the start of the season. With league action returning, let us preview both sides. Injury Ravaged ...

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Preview: Burnley vs Liverpool

Having successfully defended their spot at the top of the table, the Reds will travel next to Burnley to take on Sean Dyche's side. Knocked out of the League Cup by Sunderland during the midweek, the Clarets will be looking for a response against Liverpool. Taking into account of previous visits, Jurgen Klopp would rightly urge caution going into the game. Ahead of Saturday's match at Turf Moor, here's the preview ...

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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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Preview: Liverpool vs Arsenal

Running out 2-1 victors in their last Premier League outing against Southampton, the Reds will be returning to action on Merseyside this weekend. Their opponents would be fellow 'Big 6' rival Arsenal, who themselves beat Burnley 2-1 to finish matchday 2 in 2nd place. Both teams boast a 100% record heading into the fixture, but only one can walk away with their record intact. Ahead of Saturday's top of the table ...

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Opposition Closeup – Southampton, Tactics, and Hasenhüttl

With Liverpool's first piece of silverware secured in the new season, following a penalty shoot-out in Istanbul, the club has its sights set on the South Coast and Ralph Hasenhüttl's Southampton outfit. One UEFA Super Cup in the bag, five trophies for Jürgen Klopp's men to play for. Though fans will have experienced far better football from this Liverpool side, this second trophy win of the Klopp era is telling of ...

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Preview: Southampton vs Liverpool

Recently crowned as the Super Cup winners, the Reds will resume league duties by heading down to St Mary's. They'll be looking to build on their impressive start to the season by notching another victory in the league. On the other hand, the Saints will be looking to open their account after being beaten 3-0 by Burnley on matchday 1. In light of Saturday's fixture, here's the preview for the teams. Fatigue ...

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UEFA Super Cup Preview: Liverpool vs Chelsea

Having picked up where they left off last season with a 4-1 demolition of Norwich, Liverpool will continue in their quest for more trophies. Up for grabs is the UEFA Super Cup, which will see the European champions being pitted against the Europa League winners Chelsea. Still smarting from their 4-0 humiliation at the hands of Manchester United, the Blues will be wanting to make amends by winning their maiden ...

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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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Preview: Liverpool vs Norwich

And so it begins. Liverpool's quest to bring home the league title will begin on Friday night at Anfield. Having narrowly lost out the title to City last season, the Reds will be hoping to better their past selves in order to end a 30-year drought. Their first test will be against the Premier League new boys Norwich City, who attained promotion by winning the Championship in the previous campaign. In ...

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Mignolet Departs For Club Brugge

After a six-year spell at Liverpool, Simon Mignolet has left for Club Brugge, in a statement released by the club. Having won the European Cup with the Reds, the Belgian will be making a return to his homeland this summer. The deal is believed to be worth £6.4 million rising to £8.2 million in add-ons. A Brendan Rodgers signing from Sunderland back in 2013, Mignolet was immediately installed as the No. 1 ...

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Community Shield Closeup: Pre-Season Glance, Tactics, and the Players to Watch

Welcome one and all to the return of opposition closeups. Shirley and I hope you've enjoyed the break, (its been excruciating, we know), and are ready for what looks to be, on paper, a tremendous fixture with the Community Shield. Farrell Though Jürgen Klopp was eager to downplay the significance of the traditional curtain-raiser, an opportunity to win silverware - even the less fervently coveted Community Shield - before the season proper ...

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Community Shield Preview: Manchester City vs Liverpool

With the last of the preseason friendlies being played, the Reds will be back in competitive action. A trip to Wembley awaits them, where they'll contest the Community Shield against familiar foes Manchester City. While it may not be the most important piece of silverware, both sides will be desperate to inflict the first blow in what will likely be a duel for the league title. Ahead of the season's curtain ...

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What’s Next For Harry Wilson?

As the transfer window rolls on and rumours intensify, one question on all Liverpool fans' lips is where will Harry Wilson be at the end of the Summer transfer window. Wilson had a very successful season last year under the management of now Chelsea manager Frank Lampard at Derby County. Wilson helped Derby reach the Play-Off Final scoring 16 goals and assisting 4 goals along the way. The Welshman showed his excellent ...

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How to get Liverpool Tickets – Season 2019/20 – A handy guide

With Liverpool’s recent form under Jurgen Klopp yielding a 6th European Cup, 2 more European finals and a 97-point league season, the interest and demand for tickets is advancing on an upward scale causing a larger disparity between the numbers of tickets available and the number of supporters wishing to attend. Unfortunately, in the days and times of social media, the ease to deceive and fraudulently scam football supporters is on ...

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Why Klopp is the most important figure to arrive at Liverpool since Sir Kenny

  On 9th October 2015, Jurgen Klopp sat and faced the press for the first time as Liverpool manager. Within minutes he had the majority of people in the room chuckling, engaged and eventually eating out of the palm of his hand. While we may not have known it at the time, we were already on a collision course with destiny. This was the dawn of something truly special at our beloved ...

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Pre-Season Plans Announced

It has been public knowledge to most Liverpool fans that The Reds would make the annual trip to the US to partake in 3 games at the back end of July. Sevilla, Sporting Lisbon and Borussia Dortmund make up the 3 teams that Liverpool will face on their tour of the USA. The Liverpool ECHO had also announced plans that Liverpool had contacted Napoli over the possibility of meeting in a ...

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From 7 at Chester to 6 in Madrid – A 2018-19 Season Review

Following a cruel Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid, Liverpool continued their progress under Jurgen Klopp and contested one of the closest Premier League title races in years as points totals tumbled by the waste side and the focus was also on avenging that defeat in Kiev as they booked another Champions League final place. Following the defeat in the final, Jurgen Klopp made little amendments to the playing ...

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A Dynasty Under Klopp

It's been a long time coming but finally, Liverpool are back to where they belong. Champions of Europe for the sixth time, it's been a painful struggle to get back to the pinnacle of football. Since their last cup triumph in the form of the 2011 League Cup, the Reds have came painfully short on many occasions. Those experiences would've broken any other team, but not this Liverpool team. And they've ...

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Liverpool vs Tottenham: 5 Talking Points As The Reds Lift Their 6th European Cup

"From doubters to believers" That was Jurgen Klopp's rallying call when he was announced as the Liverpool manager. And believe they did, as Klopp led his men to clinch the European Cup a little under 4 years later. After the painful memories of finishing second best on no less than 4 separate occasions, Klopp and co finally have a winner's medal to show for their efforts. On a night which will live ...

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Jordan Henderson’s particular final in Madrid

When Liverpool walk out to the pitch of the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday it is likely that Jordan Henderson will lead the team out in his second Champions League final - becoming only the fourth English player to captain a side in two Champions League finals, after Emlyn Hughes, John McGovern and Steven Gerrard. And while there are several sidestories in this final, the Sunderland-born 28 year-old probably has the ...

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Polish Reds Seek Power of the Club Anthem

Think of Poland and Liverpool and thoughts immediately turn to Jerzy Dudek. As the 1st June narrows into distance, you could be forgiven for your attentions to be solely focused on another European Cup Final. In Poland, however this date correlates with their celebration of International Childrens Day. With these 2 dates coinciding, a group of Polish Liverpool supporters have aimed to harness the power of Liverpool’s anthem – “You’ll Never ...

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Champions League Final Preview: Liverpool vs Tottenham

After 3 weeks of fervent waiting, the Champions League final is finally upon us. For a second successive season, Liverpool has made it to the finals. Having been felled at the final hurdle the previous year, the Reds will be determined to bring home "Old Big Ears". Standing in their way would be a familiar foe, with Tottenham determined to cap off their first ever Champions League final with a ...

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Champions League Ticket Ban Warning Masking a Common Problem

The announcement made by both Tottenham and Liverpool in relation to handing out bans for supporters found touting their so-called golden tickets for the Champions League final was a welcome move even if it merely represents a token gesture. Following Tottenham’s announcement that three of their supporters were being banned for selling on secondary sites seeking a significant profit on the face value of the ticket, BBC Merseyside closely followed ...

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The big Harry Wilson conundrum: Should Liverpool sell high?

There's one more game to go this season and after the Champions League final we all say goodbye to our beautiful reds for about a month or so. However, planning for next season is already a big talking point amongst supporters and there's one name on everyone's lips: Harry Wilson. While our squad prepare themselves for June 1st, Harry Wilson continues his exploits in the Championship, helping Derby reach the playoff ...

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The Immovable Liverpool!

As a fan of one of the most iconic teams in world football, we are mocked by others because of the team that we support: Liverpool FC. ‘Bottlers’, ‘ashamed by everything’, etc are few of the terms that are thrown in our faces by non-associates of our club. The demise of the Reds over the course of decades, coupled with the success enjoyed by our rivals, has only added flame to the ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Wolverhampton Wanderers

After 37 grueling game weeks, we've finally arrived at the last league fixture of the season. The Reds previous 3-2 victory against Newcastle means that the fate of the league title is very much up in the air. Playing at the same time as rivals Manchester City, the Merseysiders know that they've to be in a position to capitalise on any slip-up. Wolves however will not simply roll over, and ...

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That Anfield European Night – View from the Kop – Barcelona (H)

Anfield… European Nights… another chapter etched into folklore and history. One of the greatest ever nights witnessed in L4 as Barcelona arrived in town, holding a 3-goal advantage from last Wednesday’s first leg. Back then I wrote an article saying we needed another special European night at Anfield and boy did it deliver. The tried and tested routine of the team buses following the same route into the stadium was slightly ...

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Last 5 – Premier League Final Day Matches

Sunday sees Liverpool play their final Premier League game of the season still in with a chance of lifting the Premier League title. That was last a reality 5 years ago where Liverpool and Manchester City were both vying for the league. Here, I look back on the last 5 matches that have taken place on the final day. 2013-14 - Anfield - Liverpool 2 Newcastle United 1 - 11th May ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Barcelona

Undone by the brilliance of Lionel Messi, Liverpool have a mountain to climb in the 2nd leg of the semi-finals. Against one of the best teams in the world, the Reds will have to be at their 110% to stand a chance of progressing. Trying to overturn a 3-0 deficit is undoubtedly hard, but if there's one team that's able to do it it's Liverpool. With the Merseysiders hoping to call ...

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Preview: Newcastle vs Liverpool

Beaten 3-0 in Catalonia on Wednesday night, Liverpool will be keen to resume their title chase on Saturday. Newcastle, led by the legendary Rafa Benitez, will be the opponents. With them looking certain to beat the drop, they'll be looking to finish as high up the table as possible. Another 3 points against the Reds will certainly aid their ambition, hence Klopp and co should be wary of facing them. In ...

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Klopp and Liverpool Seek the Power of Anfield

As the dust settles following a a 3-0 defeat for Liverpool in Barcelona, it might be hard to find any positives in the immediate aftermath but on another night, had the finishing been there, it could easily have been 3-3 ahead of Tuesday’s 2nd leg. Barcelona won’t think the job is done.. they took a 3 goal lead from the Nou Camp to Rome in last year’s quarter final and ...

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Preview: Barcelona vs Liverpool

It's the clash of the titans. Having brushed off Porto the quarters, the Red army will next face Barcelona in the semis. The Catalans similarly swept aside Manchester United in the previous round, and they'll be more than a worthy foe for the Merseysiders. Against a side led by the magical Messi, it's fair to say that Liverpool will have to work much harder than the demolition work versus Huddersfield ...

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Liverpool 5-0 Huddersfield: Player Ratings

As the title race comes to its climax, Liverpool put themselves in front once again with an emphatic 5-0 win over already-relegated Huddersfield Town.  Braces from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, as well as Liverpool’s quickest ever Premier League goal from Naby Keita, gave the Reds this comfortable win. It was expected to be a routine victory for the Reds as the Terriers sat bottom of the table with 14 ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Huddersfield

Securing a vital 2-0 away win at Cardiff, the Reds will welcome Huddersfield Town on Friday night. Rooted dead last in the table and their relegation fate sealed long ago, the Terriers aren't expected to pose much of a trouble. Still, the Merseysiders will approach this game with caution, knowing that any slip will spell doom in their title chase. In view of the clash at Anfield, the following is the ...

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Cardiff 0-2 Liverpool: Player Ratings

As the title race continues to come to its climax, Liverpool edged their noses in front of City; once again as they beat Cardiff City 2-0 on Easter Sunday. This workman-like victory leaves Liverpool 2 points clear of Man City with 3 games to go. Pep's side have a game in hand on The Reds against local rivals, Manchester United on Wednesday evening. Liverpool managed to beat Warnock's Cardiff thanks to ...

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Preview: Cardiff City vs Liverpool

Job done in Portugal, the Reds will return to England to resume their title quest. Cardiff City will be the opponents, and they'll be doing their utmost best to spoil the visitor's party. Even with relegation all but confirmed, they're going down swinging, evident by their recent 2-0 victory over Brighton. Hence, Liverpool will have to be focused when they make the trip down south. In light of Sunday's Premier League ...

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Glorious Momentum

Slowly but surely, Liverpool are forging a playing style, a reputation and gathering momentum that is seeing them being held in high esteem by their peers and competitors. Not the inconsistent, offensively mesmerizing but defensively inept side that plagued Jurgen Klopp and his men during his early days, the Reds are displaying a grit and maturity in their game not seen since the 70s and 80s. They come up against a Porto ...

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Preview: Porto vs Liverpool – Finishing the Job

Clinching a huge 2-0 victory against Chelsea on Sunday, the Reds will swiftly turn their attention towards European football. Although they'll be taking a 2-0 lead to Portugal, Klopp and his men knows that the tie is not quite over. The Dragons would surely want to go all out at home, with them confident of repeating their display against Roma in the round of 16. Ahead of Wednesday night's showdown, ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Chelsea

Securing a professional 2-0 victory at home to Porto on Tuesday, the Reds will now have to return to the pressure cooker of the title race. Long time foes Chelsea will be the opponents, and they remained Liverpool's strongest opponent in the title run in. Both teams desperately need a victory, be it for the title or to secure a top 4 finish. Ahead of the gargantuan clash between the two ...

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Liverpool 2-0 Porto: Player Ratings

On Tuesday night, away from the drama that is the Premier League title race, Liverpool played hosts to Portuguese Champions, Porto, in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. The Reds ran out comfortable victors against the 2004 competition winners with the tie ending 2-0 in Liverpool's favour. Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino were on the scoresheet to give Liverpool the advantage going into the second leg at the Estádio do Dragão ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Porto

Emerging from an early scare to triumph Southampton, the Reds will have to take a break from their league pursuit to welcome Porto. The two sides last met in the previous Champions League campaign, with Liverpool prevailing 5-0 on aggregate. While this makes the Reds heavy favourites, Klopp will be taking nothing for granted. With that, let us preview Tuesday's European clash between both clubs. Return Of The "Brexit" Midfield After weeks of ...

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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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The International Break: How Did The Reds Get On?

The International Break is never the best fun, but lots of Liverpool's players have been out playing for their countries within this 2-week break from any club football, here's a look at how they've all been getting on: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Xherdan Shaqiri and Mohamed Salah have all either returned from international duty due to injury or rested by their respective National team managers. Wales 1-0 Trinidad & Tobago- 20th March Players Involved: Ben ...

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Liverpool 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Another Scare Survived

Liverpool welcomed Tottenham Hotspur to Anfield in the 32nd round of the Premier League season on Sunday. The importance for the Reds to do their best to win every game between now and the end of the season can hardly be exaggerated, and in any case, it doesn't need explaining at this point. The title race is finely balanced. Manchester City won their game away to Fulham on Saturday, so there ...

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Mohamed Salah – What can we make of his goal drought?

Goal Drought. Rival fans calling him a one season wonder. His problem? The truth is  he hasn’t got one, considering he’s provided 17 goals and 7 assists this season which leaves him sitting comfortably 1 goal behind Sergio Aguero. The worst thing Mo Salah ever done was have that amazing season last year because I think it left people expecting him to repeat it and it gives our rivals a lousy excuse to try ...

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Rhian Brewster Returns to LFC Action

After an injury which he suffered over a year ago, a period spanning from January 2018 to present, Rhian Brewster finally made his anticipated return to action at Liverpool. The 18-year-old has undergone a knee and an ankle operation which has kept him out for this lengthy period. Away from the field Brewster formed a brotherly relationship with fellow injured teammate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who has also spent a long spell on ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Tottenham Hotspur

After another international break, the Reds will resume domestic duties at the weekend. Tottenham will be the visiting team, and they'll be determined to clinch a result at Anfield. In what could make or break Liverpool's season, here's the preview for Sunday's game. 7 Games From Greatness "We are 10 games from greatness". That was what Gerard Houllier declared back in 2002. In many ways, there are many parallels between this title challenging ...

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A Preview of the Porto Series

The Champions League is moving into the quarter-finals, which means Liverpool will be facing off against Porto to determine who is going into the semi-finals. The first leg of the quarters start on April 9, 2019 and you can expect an exciting match with both teams focusing on their chances in the upcoming games. Liverpool's Performance Liverpool's performance this season, especially throughout the Champions League, have been fantastic.  A solid and settled defence has enabled the ...

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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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FOAR partners with Kopcon!

Las Vegas is the home of gambling, built by the Mafia in the desert. With over 100 casinos in the city, it generates over $5 billion dollars of per annum. The birthplace of tennis legend Andre Agassi and currently hosts shows by Elton John and now the first ever Kopcon for Liverpool supporters from across America and worldwide. This event is taking place in Las Vegas from May 30th - June ...

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Moreno Close to Lazio Move

Alberto Moreno will be leaving Liverpool this summer as his contract runs out, and in truth, there wouldn't be much sense for either him or the club to extend it. Simon Hughes of The Independent reports that Lazio are close to reaching a pre-contract agreement with him. The Spaniard has had a few good spells form-wise (yes, he has), but overall, he has failed to convince anyone of the supposed quality ...

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An Ode to Klopp

Since his arrival at Liverpool, Klopp has implemented a high pressing counter attacking game relying on the output of his wingers. Off the ball the persistent press of the Liverpool full-backs makes it very hard to play around the deadly press. Klopp is commonly known for switching between a basic 4-3-3, 4-2-3-1 or 4-4-1-1. The 4-2-3-1 being the very formation that ended Bayern Munich’s reign as champions of the Bundesliga. The ...

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The Ful Force of Sadio Mane

Job done. Top of the league. 3 points was a must by any means and the Reds delivered as they so often do. For the second time in a week, Liverpool don’t give in to the narrative. They’ve been pegged back in unlikely and bizarre circumstances and given all the reason in the world to fold. But they don’t. The lazy, hopeful shouts of nervousness and succumbing to too much pressure will have ...

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Fulham 1-2 Liverpool: Reds Survive Scare at the Cottage

Following their Champions League heroics in Munich, Liverpool traveled to London on Sunday, to the bank of The Thames, where they were to face Fulham at Craven Cottage as the 31st obstacle in their quest to end the 29-year-long Premier League title drought. The Cottagers' chances of survival were all but gone even before this round. Sitting in 19th, 13 points behind 17th-placed Burnley albeit with a game in hand on ...

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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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Can we win the double? – A look at Liverpool’s final run-in

The Final Push As the season reaches its climax, it’s fair to say that most Liverpool fans are understandably nervous. Can we do it? Can we win the league? Can we win the Champions league? Yes, we can. Four out of our last seven games are at home. We are unbeaten in the premier league at home since April 2017 and considering the strength of the league this is an unbelievable stat. Our ...

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Preview: Fulham vs Liverpool

Fresh from vanquishing Bayern Munich, the Reds will travel to West London to take on Fulham. Being second from bottom, Fulham aren't expected to pose much of a trouble. However, Klopp will rightly urge caution given the unpredictable nature of the Premier League. In a game in which victory would see Liverpool top the table, the following is a preview of Sunday's game. Mismatch Defence Look, Fulham aren't a terrible side. They have ...

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Liverpool to Play FC Porto in the Champions League Quarterfinal

Liverpool have been drawn to play against FC Porto in this season's Champions League quarterfinals. The first game will be played at Anfield on April 9th, and the return leg is set to be played at the Estadio Dragao on April 16th.   The full results of the draw: QF1: AJAX vs JUVENTUS QF2: LIVERPOOL vs FC PORTO QF3: TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR vs MANCHESTER CITY QF4: MANCHESTER UNITED vs BARCELONA   Semifinals: QF3 winner vs QF1 winner QF4 winner vs QF2 winner   It ...

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Young Reds Suffer Heartbreak After Youth League defeat

On Tuesday, Lewtas' boys consisting of Duncan, Glatzel and Co. suffered defeat against Dinamo Zagreb, in the UEFA Youth League, on penalties. The Croatian giants beat the Reds 4-3 on penalties, after the teams drew 1-1 in regulation time. Despite having most of the possession, Liverpool struggled to create any chances with all the biggest chances in the first half coming to Zagreb. Zagreb's Antonio Marin caused problems for the U18s, ...

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Preview: Bayern Munich vs Liverpool

Running out 4-2 victors against Burnley, the Reds will now have to contend with European duties. A trip to Germany awaits them, with Bayern Munich eager to inflict misery on their visitors. On the right side of a 6-0 scoreline at the weekend, the Germans will be highly confident heading into the tie. Ahead of what's promises to be an intriguing clash, here's the preview for both sides. Perfectly Poised When the ...

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View from the Main Stand – Burnley (H)

Supply and Demand, words uttered multiple times a debate about getting a so-called golden ticket for a Liverpool match is ignited. As the title race continues to unfold, the number of tickets available appears to be sliding as each match progresses and the demand only seems to intensify with those who spend their time refreshing the Liverpool ticket page several times again frustrated by tickets appearing and vanishing before your ...

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Ox Recovery on Course – Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has issued an update on the fitness of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. According to the boss, the midfielder remains on course following his withdrawal for U-23 team's game against Derby County on Friday four minutes before halftime; which means four minutes before it was planned for him to be substituted. “It’s not really surprising, it’s normal. The good news is the knee is perfect – nothing happened, that was our ...

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Liverpool 4-2 Burnley: The Reds Run Past the Clarets to Close Down the Gap

Liverpool hosted Burnely in the 30th round of the 2018/19 Premier League season, and a win was imperative for the Reds as they looked to close down the gap to league leaders Manchester City to one point again after the defending champions beat Watford on Saturday. Team News Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had made a brief return to action after 11 months out by playing 41 minutes of the U-23 team on Friday and ...

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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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Burnley Closeup: Fighting for a Premier League Place

It's safe to say that there was much left to be desired following Liverpool's goalless draw with Mersey rivals Everton at Goodison Park. Certainly, as anyone who was brave enough to venture into Twitter will attest, the reaction was rather 'knee-jerk,' with many fans (myself included), declaring Liverpool had handed the title to Manchester City in the race for glory. With calmer minds, we can appreciate that this is simply not ...

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On the Virge of Reckoning

Stalemate, stalemate, stalemate. We were poor going forward again. We should have taken advantage again. We drew 0-0 again. It’s disappointing. But we go again. We could talk about dropped points and missed opportunities till we’re blue in the face or we couldn’t. The only reason there was an opportunity to be missed was because of Manchester City’s slump in December that we capitalised on with a run of 9 Premier ...

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Everton 0-0 Liverpool: Points Dropped as the Hot-Cold Surge Continues

Even without the added spark of the title race currently unfolding between Liverpool and Manchester City, a Merseyside Derby is always a big deal, a thing of pride with bragging rights across Stanley Park up for grabs. This one was a part of the 29th round of the 2018/19 Premier League season, and a part of a derby weekend which stretched across Europe. On Saturday, Arsenal went over to Wembley and ...

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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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Preview: Everton vs Liverpool

Kicking off the month of March will be the eagerly anticipated Merseyside derby. The Reds will make the short trip across Stanley Park to take on the Bluenoses at Goodison Park. Following a glorious 5-0 home win against Watford, Klopp's men will be confident of taking the fight to their opponents. Everton on their part will be looking to avenge their loss earlier in the campaign. With it being the tenth ...

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U18s Go Top with Stoke Victory

On a day where Klopp's senior team retained their place at the top of the league with an emphatic win against Watford, Liverpool's U18s also surfaced to the top of Premier League U18 North with a convincing 3-1 victory against Stoke City. The young Reds took the lead half way through the first half thanks to a header from towering centre back, Rhys Williams. Jake Cain whipped in a delivery from ...

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Kit Deal More than Just Highest Bid Wins

As the home straight in the battle for the Premier League narrows into view and preparations begin for promotional shots for the new kits that will be worn by the team next year, thoughts are already turning in some quarters as to who will take over the role of kit maker for Liverpool. As we enter the final season of the current contract with New Balance, it has already been ...

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LFC Loan Report

After a short quiet spell the Liverpool Loanees were back to their best at the weekend, much like we are hoping the RedMen are tonight! Danny Ings continues to miss out through injury and Southampton will be desperate to have him back as soon as possible as they sit in the bottom 3 of the Premier League. Adam Bogdan and Sheyi Ojo were both unused at the weekend. Meanwhile Pedro Chirivella's loan ...

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Liverpool 5-0 Watford: Match Report

Just what was needed. Fans of the Reds had been forced to sit through two consecutive goalless draws, but that was very much not the case with the Hornets visiting. Sadio Mané opened the scoring for the home side just nine minutes into the match, heading home a sumptuous cross from young Trent Alexander-Arnold. After Mané nodded in the opener, you could feel a sense of calm echoing throughout Anfield. ...

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Beck on Top

Stalemate again. The worst performance of the league season so far for Liverpool, without a doubt. We were dreadful. Manchester United, despite their resilient defending, were there for the taking. The frustration comes from the failure to capitalise on their injuries in terms of both their makeshift line-up and the 3 first half substitutions. If Liverpool had played anywhere near their best, victory would have come easy. Old Trafford is a ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Watford

Securing a point at Old Trafford, Liverpool will head back to Anfield to prepare for Wednesday's game. Watford will be the visitors, and they'll be high on confidence having thrashed Cardiff 5-1. With Liverpool's lead at the top cut to just a single point, the team will be hoping to return to winning ways in front of their home crowd. In a must win game for the Reds, here's the ...

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Manchester United 0-0 Liverpool: Match Report

Manchester United may have been on a downward road since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013 having won their last Premier League title to date, and Liverpool may have been going through a 29-year-long drought spell when it comes to that particular trophy, with Manchester City and Chelsea properly overshadowing the two in the last several years. But make no mistake - this is the big one. This is a clash ...

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Preview: Manchester United vs Liverpool

  Host to fellow European heavyweights Bayern Munich on Tuesday night, Liverpool's work for the week isn't done yet. That's because they've to travel to Manchester to take on bitter rivals Manchester United. Despite beating them comfortably the last time round, this meeting will prove to be much tougher. Led by interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær, a resurgent United will be out to avenge their earlier loss in the campaign. Ahead ...

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Major Summer Signings: A Natural Progression

Since Jürgen Klopp became manager we’ve reached three finals and qualified for the Champions League for the previous two seasons after a three year absence. Not bad going by anybody’s standards. The arrivals of players to Anfield whom three seasons ago were more likely to have ended up with Chelsea, or the two Manchester teams is down to the manager. The feel good factor, the growth of Liverpool fans worldwide ...

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Fortune Favours the Brave

With only 12 games remaining in the League this season, we've a great opportunity to do something special, something we haven't done in 29 years. This squad of players have the chance to become legends, all they need to do, is be brave, and not let the pressures of history weigh down on them. It won't be an easy task, as Manchester City are purring at the moment, but at ...

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Henderson Sits Down James

A stalemate then. 0-0 is a very overrated score line for the away side in European competitions. Everyone, including Niko Kovac, buys into it being a solid European away result. But in many ways, it can favour the home side, especially one as good as Liverpool Football Club. Just last year, when Manchester United returned from Sevilla with a 0-0 draw it was praised as a “Mourinho Masterclass” when in reality ...

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Paul Glatzel Signs Pro Contract With The Reds

Local lad, Paul Glatzel, signed his first contract with the Reds this afternoon which has seen him become the latest professional at Melwood. Glatzel was born in Liverpool to German parents and has dual nationality for both nations. ✍? We're delighted to announce Paul Glatzel has signed his first professional contract with the Reds! ?https://t.co/wzWMK2e3bj — Liverpool FC (@LFC) February 20, 2019 The German U18 international has been bang in form this season ...

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Adam Lewis Signs New Long Term Contract

Yesterday afternoon, news broke from Melwood that promising young full back Adam Lewis has signed a new long term contract with Liverpool. This keeps him at the club for the foreseeable future. He has featured regularly in the U23s for Critchley this season and has impressed massively. The England U-20 international has scored 1 goal and assisted 7 from midfield or left back this season. A local lad, he is being touted ...

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Liverpool 0-0 Bayern Munich: Match Report

Having successfully gone through a very tough group, Liverpool welcomed German champions Bayern Munich to Anfield for the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 clash on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Team News The biggest piece of team news for this clash, at least for Liverpool, was the unavailability of Virgil van Dijk. The Dutch centre-back was serving a one-match suspension. The magnitude of the problem becomes clearer when the ...

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