Is the Napoli loss a blessing in disguise?

Napoli proved that Liverpool’s defence of the Champions League will not be an easy challenge for Jurgen Klopp and his side this season. Late goals from Dries Mertens and Fernando Llorente handed the Italian outfit the victory at the Stadio San Paolo as the Reds’ new European campaign began with a humbling defeat. Klopp’s men should still ease through to the knockout phase of the competition, facing Red Bull Salzburg ...

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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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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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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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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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That night in Anfield

Greatest comeback ever ? Abso darn lutely ! We’re going to Madrid. Well ladies and gentlemen I still can’t believe what I witnessed, I’m lost in this feeling of pure euphoria and to be brutally honest I hope it doesn’t go away. Our team of beautiful beings have given us a night to remember for the rest of our lives. I can’t help but actually have a little laugh to myself, in my last ...

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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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Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona: Simply Glorious!

I generally hate using worn out phrases, but to call a clash between Liverpool and Barcelona in a Champions League semifinal in this particular moment in time anything other than a final before the final would simply be wrong. Barcelona arrived on Merseyside, carrying an undeserved three-goal advantage from the first leg, and that, combined with the quality they possess and the notable absences in the Liverpool team, made the task ...

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Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool : I’m a Joel Man

It hurts. My God it hurts. But we go again. The world is round, everything is round. Everything goes on and similarly the footy must continue, somehow. It’s a hard result for everyone to come back from, never mind the Reds. It’s a harsh reminder that you can work as hard as you like, sometimes you don’t get what you deserve. The Reds will recover, no doubt, can’t speak for the ...

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Liverpool vs. Barcelona : Klopp’s Army vs. The Catalan Giants

Klopp vs Valverde. Salah vs Messi. Van Dijk vs Umtiti   A week tomorrow we face FC Barcelona in the semi-finals of the Champions League and for the first time competitively since the 2006/2007 season. We all remember the first leg for the infamous Bellamy celebration. Craig Bellamy and John Arne Riise had a bust up whilst the team had been away in the Algarve prior to playing Barcelona and as the story ...

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Porto 1-4 Liverpool: Player Ratings

Liverpool confirmed a meeting with Barcelona in the Champions League Semi-Finals in May after a convincing 4-1 victory against Porto last night. This 6-1 aggregate win for The Reds means that Klopp has reached the Semi-Finals of every European campaign with Liverpool, as well as winning 9 out 0f 9 two-leg European ties since he has been in charge of Liverpool. As Klopp's men wrapped up this tie in emphatic fashion, ...

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Porto 1-4 Liverpool: Getting the Job Done

Liverpool traveled to Portugal to face Porto once more, taking a two-goal lead from Anfield with them. The stakes are at this point incredibly high, and that goes for every game in both competitions between now and the end of the season. Team News Manager Jurgen Klopp provided a fantastic piece of news ahead of this clash by revealing that Joe Gomez was finally ready to play. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Rhian Brewster ...

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Liverpool 2-0 Porto – Hendo Slays Dragões

The Reds have done the business again. They’ve put one foot in the last 4 of the champions league without breaking a sweat. The ability of these footballers to make such a high-profile match look like a procession should not be overlooked,  but it certainly will be. We started the game with such bravery, allowing Porto to make the first move, see how they approach the game so we can counteract ...

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Can Liverpool Conquer all of Europe?

The road for 6th European title. Can we claim Ol’ Big Ears? Honest answer? Yes! I personally think that it would be remiss of people to think that we haven’t got the capabilities to claim our 6th European trophy this season and I’ll tell you why.   In the last round of the tournament we beat one of the most recent winners in the last decade, a team that’s got its fair share of World ...

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Liverpool 2-0 Porto: Advantage Reds

There's no real need to mention the excitement of the season run-in anymore; we all feel it all too keenly. Liverpool welcomed Porto to Anfield as the two teams meet for the second consecutive Champions League campaign, this time in the quarterfinal. Team News Jurgen Klopp was still without Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Adam Lallana was unavailable to face his old club four days earlier due to a "slight muscle issue" and hadn't recovered for ...

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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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Inject That Result into My Veins, I Bleed Liverpool Red

Liverpool 3 Southampton 1. Mo, Naby and Hendo score. Still pumped after last night. Well folks what did we make of that? Winning a very tough away to Southampton and all the boys who scored rightly deserved to. I’m still giddy and I’m loving every minute, every second of this season. FIVE GAMES REMAINING, that’s right FIVE! So Tuesday night we have a home game against FC Porto and I hope the crowd brings ...

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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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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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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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Bayern 1:3 Liverpool: Mané on Fire

European Elite. Liverpool have progressed to the last 8 of the Champions League in some fashion. Eyes have been on this team from the very beginning. From last year’s finalists to the group of death to the tie of the round of 16. Liverpool are European royalty and not just because of history. They are in the very highest bracket of world football and feared by all. Bayern Munich have not ...

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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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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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Preview: Liverpool vs Bayern Munich & Live Game Cafe!!!

Back from a 4-day training camp in Marbella, Klopp and his men are feeling well prepared for the run-in. Bayern Munich will kick-start the business end of the season when they travel to Anfield for the Champions League round of 16. Though inconsistent and trailing Borrusia Dortmund in their domestic league, they're still opponents Liverpool have to be wary of. Ahead of what promises to be another memorable European night ...

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European Opposition Closeup: Tactics, Stats, and Niko Kovač

Without Dutch International Virgil Van Dijk on their return to Champions League action, the Reds face a difficult task against Bundesliga challengers Bayern Munich at Anfield this coming Tuesday. With injuries to Joe Gomez and Dejan Lovren, Klopp will be forced to field a makeshift centre-back partnership with Joel Matip and Fabinho, although, given the latter's stellar performance in the role against Brighton, albeit less prestigious opposition, perhaps one shouldn't ...

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Klopp’s Reds: Built to last

Why Liverpool should not be too despondent this season, if they get near, yet so far to the title once again. After Manchester City's demolition job over a spineless Chelsea side last weekend, former Liverpool captain Graeme Souness declared that the Reds would have to win each and every one of their remaining games, if they were to beat City to the title this season. The fiery Scot may not ...

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Liverpool to give City the Blues

Liverpool play Manchester City in what many perceive as the match which will determine as to the Premier League title’s eventual destination. It’s a bit premature to be labelling this encounter as a title decider at this halfway junction of the 2018/19 season. This latest encounter between Manchester City, the current Champions and the bookies favourites for the title, Liverpool promises to be a lively affair. City reeling from the shock ...

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The Winter Window: Liverpool Must Remember Past Errors

For the third time in the history of the Premier League, Liverpool managed to lead the rankings at Christmas.  The verdict is pretty unanimous that this current crop of Reds is the finest assembled since 1990.  The results have been superb and the performances increasingly impressive as Liverpool have remained unbeaten in the league. A seven point lead has got so many fans jumping for joy and daring to dream, however ...

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Liverpool’s Mid-Season Review

As 2018 draws to close, Kopites can look back on the year with both pride and joy. Rising from the ashes of defeat in Kiev, the Reds have made a storming start to the new season. With more than half of league matches played already, let's review the progress made by this team so far. Competitions Competition wise, Liverpool are in one of the best position they could ever be. Top of ...

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LFC Advent Calendar 23 – Jamie Carragher

When you think of number 23s who've worn the Red of Liverpool There's only one name that comes to most people's minds. Born a Blue, but became a Red legend. Jamie Carragher. He only ever played for one club, joining Liverpool, at the tender age of 9. Carra gave blood, sweat, and tears to the cause, going on to become the second most capped Liverpool player of all time. https://youtu.be/am4pVkRd3h4 Debut Season Carra, made ...

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It’s all fun and games until the opposition end up scoring

The sense of relief around Anfield after referee Damir Skomina blew the final whistle on a live-or-die Champions League fixture for the Reds was palpable. Going forward Liverpool fans will want qualification to the round of 16 wrapped up long before matchday six after the exhilarating tie with the dangerous Napoli. It turned out to be end-to-end but after Mo Salah’s 34th-minute strike Liverpool did indeed miss many chances to put ...

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2018 UEFA Champions League Draw

Champions League Opponents Confirmed

Liverpool have been drawn to face Bayern Munich in the Champions League round of 16. Liverpool last faced Bayern competitively in 2001 beating the Germans 3-2 in the European Super Cup. The two sides faced each other in the 1981 European Cup Semi Final with Liverpool progressing after a 0-0 draw at Anfield and a 1-1 draw in the return leg as Liverpool went on to win their 3rd European ...

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European Progress Confirmed – View from the Kop

European nights at Anfield always have something special about them and as many lifelong reds will tell you, it’s very rare for Liverpool to do anything the easy way. Tuesday night came so close to being one of those nights where everything went against us, the missed chances that would have given us comfort that on any other night would probably have nestled in the net. The landscape at the club ...

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Oh Captain, My Captain

These Reds. Always have to do it the hard way don’t they? We can’t help but love them though. What a team. What a group of lads. I think we can put this clicking business to bed now. The Reds are back and ready to attack this season with a fully-fledged assault on all fronts. They won a key battle today. The performance was similar to last season’s exploits, with the ...

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Liverpool 1 – 0 Napoli: Player Ratings and Talking Points

Reds Move on to the Knockout Rounds On a night where a professional and clinical effort was needed, every member of the team stood up and was counted. Liverpool faced relegation to the Europa League if they failed, but the Reds never looked like doing so. Mo Salah, the Egyptian King, continued his resurgence with the first and only goal in the 35th minute, ultimately sealing the Reds' progression. It was a well-taken ...

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Liverpool 1-0 Napoli: Match Report

And so it came. The big show, the big European night at Anfield, one that would decide many things for the rest of the season. It was the last round of the Champions League group stage, a game that Liverpool had no alternative but to win in order to progress. And even that, in itself, wouldn't guarantee passage to the knockout stages. It had to be either a 1-0 win, ...

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Deja Vu for CL Hopes – Reds Require Final Day Result

When the whistle blows at Anfield on Tuesday, supporters in the ground will be fully aware of the permutations for Liverpool progressing to the knockout stages of the Champions League. A 1-0 win is enough by the complexities of the UEFA rules whereas a 2-goal victory of any form guarantees the reds are still in the competition for the draw on the 17th December. It is not the first time Liverpool ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Napoli

They may have smashed Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday, but Liverpool have bigger fish to fry on Tuesday. After all, their Champions League fate hinges on the outcome of their final group game. Napoli will be the visiting team, with them eyeing 2nd spot in the group too. Winner takes it all, with only one able to progress into the knockouts. So bring out the popcorn, for it promises to be ...

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PSG 2-1 Liverpool: Another Look

Liverpool took on Paris Saint-Germain in the formidable Parc des Princes. With Joe Gomez returning to the side as well as James Milner. This 4-3-3 formation meant that the fans favourite, Shaqiri was back on the substitutes bench alongside Alex Alexander-Arnold who scored a wonder goal free kick against Watford last Saturday. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'uLNFcxkQS7hGfuOt72pnHg',sig:'QIlCB9Z5iFgvrVNQsfv-PB9U0ZX35zPS8mxGYmu4S90=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1066098534',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); Liverpool were going into this game knowing a win would possibly suffice ...

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PSG 2 – 1 Liverpool: Player Ratings and Talking Points

Another Loss Away in Europe Liverpool were beaten 2-1 by PSG in Paris to put the Reds' Champions League progression under serious threat. Liverpool started slowly and PSG took advantage by emulating the Reds of last year in blowing us off the park early. Similarly, the home fans channelled an Anfield-like spirit and roared their team to victory. Their first goal was slightly fortunate but certainly deserved, as Juan Bernat arrived first ...

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PSG 2-1 Liverpool: Match Report

Having successfully maintained their unbeaten Premier League season for 13 rounds, it was time for Liverpool to try and get their European campaign back on track too. Sitting second in the Champions League Group C, it would seem like it never left the track, but the defeat to Red Star in Belgrade left Klopp's men facing a tough fight against Paris Saint-Germain and Napoli in the last two rounds to ...

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The Calm Before the Storm

Breathe. The Reds are on a break. In theory anyway. In actual fact our boys are off scoring goals and heading ceiling-high footballs (love it Virge) but we are where we are. On November 24, we travel to Watford which begins a long and arduous run that could make or break our season and I for one cannot wait. Let’s get stuck in. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'Ti5vq-pzTFJbpfPposAVSw',sig:'6FS0iJrokRYpOaoJh0HApcXzo0QrrkUcrJ02qtTX3aY=',w:'594px',h:'395px',items:'944395376',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); Watford are a ...

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Liverpool, Serbia and the Autumn of 2018

From the moment Red Star Belgrade had been drawn in the Champions League group C together with Liverpool, to those of us following the Reds from Serbia it was immediately clear that the autumn of 2018 would be a special time. Dogma Long before the draw was made, the Official Liverpool Supporters Club in Serbia was granted the honour of hosting this year’s regional meeting of Liverpool fans. The usual suspects, namely ...

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Top Five Spanish Reds

The Rafalution in 2004 opened the doors to an influx of Spanish talent joining Liverpool’s ranks.  The boys from the Iberian Peninsula added to a memorable era between 2005 and 2009 when Rafa worked his magic to make us one of the continents finest clubs. Here’s a look at, and some appreciation for, the best Spanish players to wear El Rojo Famoso. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'PTgRdpOjTzFBH7iKKCj_lQ',sig:'E4Qqwn5SbNwSnuNZafQvFXVxCBtusinAyi-qGUDJV2U=',w:'594px',h:'400px',items:'77056649',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); Alvaro Arbeloa ...

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Red Star 2 – 0 Liverpool : Player Ratings and Talking Points

Horror Result Liverpool were beaten 2-0 away to Red Star after conceding two quick goals midway through the first-half. It's a bitter pill to swallow, but one we must accept. Regardless of team selection, Liverpool deserved to lose on the night in one of the worst results of the Klopp era. The manager and players shared the fans' frustration, and will be looking to make amends on the weekend. The best thing to ...

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Return of the Ox

Fans Buoyed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Fitness Speculation Rumours suggest he's an "outside chance" of an early return, but Jürgen Klopp may exercise caution in not rushing him back too soon. The injury Alex suffered against Roma in last season's Champions League semi-final was a triple blow for the midfielder. He missed not only the final, but also England's World Cup campaign, and was supposed to be out for the entirety of ...

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George Sephton: My Favourite Games – Chelsea 2005

When discussing the history and tradition of Liverpool Football Club over the past 47 years, the names of managers, players and coaches are normally mentioned. Bill Shankly, Bob Paisley, Joe Fagan, Ian Callaghan, Roy Evans, Ian Rush, Graham Souness, Phil Thompson, Kenny Dalglish, Rafa Benitez, Steven Gerrard, Luis Suarez; the list goes on and on. All of the above have helped make the Anfield experience something quite special for fans ...

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The Impact of Virgil Van Dijk

When we signed Virgil Van Dijk back in January, there were some who questioned the £75 million paid by Liverpool to Southampton for his services. The most ever paid for a centre back. https://www.instagram.com/p/BdNxYbwHLXX/ But it's money well spent for what he brings to the squad.  You can't argue with the facts,  he's improved the defence so much since signing. Liverpool have the best defence in the Premier League this season, only conceded 7 goals, ...

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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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Liverpool 4-0 Red Star : Player Ratings

Reds Star Against Belgrade Liverpool returned to their rightful place atop of Champions League Group C after dispatching Red Star Belgrade in style under the Anfield floodlights. The victory was nice, but what had the fans talking was the all round outstanding performances from every player. It was a display reminiscent of last year's brilliance. Bobby Firmino's deflected shot broke the deadlock, before Mo Salah confidently finished an excellent team move to make ...

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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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Cliches set to rise as optimism increases

The clichés are already starting to rear their head and you will probably hear them muttered numerous times over the course of the season, especially if Liverpool back the bold media predictions that they will be the main challengers to Manchester City. The so-called testing period, the outcome of a game demonstrating whether they can challenge for the title and the evident comparison to the other contenders with the word ...

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Keita Might Play Against Manchester City

Naby Keita has been proclaimed "fine" and has been given the all-clear to play against Manchester City. The midfielder suffered some kind of a back problem early in the Champions League game Liverpool ended up losing 1-0 to Napoli on Wednesday and was stretchered off after 17 minutes. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'azFIbR66TB9v6IC1pa9BfQ',sig:'MwRyUMBhHbo8v5rELY26oGiwNyCwFlnxoYzOlFOGdIM=',w:'594px',h:'399px',items:'1045113680',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); It seemed rather serious as the Guinean just sat down on the turf on his own accord, ...

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Napoli 1 – 0 Liverpool : Player Ratings

Liverpool Beaten After Flat Display Out of context, a 1-0 loss away to Napoli in the Champions League isn't a big deal. However, it was the manner of this defeat that has Reds fans upset. In all honesty, the scoreline flattered us. Liverpool's midfield looked hapless, our fullbacks were run ragged, and worst of all, the attack failed to click yet again. Lorenzo Insigne won it for the hosts in the 90th minute ...

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Napoli 1-0 Liverpool: Match Report

Having beaten Paris Saint-Germain in the opening round of this season's Champions League, Liverpool traveled to Italy for matchday 2 where they faced Napoli at their San Paolo stadium. PSG had annihilated Red Star Belgrade earlier in the evening in Paris by 6-1. Napoli failed to beat Red Star in Belgrade in the first round with the game ending goalless, and they had not only a point to prove, but they ...

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View from the Kop – Paris Saint-Germain

Another European night at Anfield to open another European campaign with a mouth-watering fixture for the media and football fans alike with Liverpool facing a front 3 costing over £400m in Neymar, Mbappe and Cavani. The last time the French side travelled to Anfield, they were defending a 3 goal lead from the 1st leg of a semi final in the now defunct Cup Winners Cup. Despite Robbie Fowler scoring ...

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Liverpool FC: A ‘One-Man Team’ No Longer

Billed as a heavyweight Champions League fixture between two of Europe's most exciting sides, Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain's opening group stage match lived up to high expectations. Providing the perfect response in the dying moments of the game, Roberto Firmino fired away Liverpool's third to seal top spot of Group C in yet another brilliant Anfield European night. In my last article, following Gary Neville's comments, I talked about how Liverpool could ...

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The Curious Case of James Milner

Scotch, cheddar cheese and a 32-year-old hard-working Yorkshireman. Three items you'd only see placed together if you were attending a work Christmas party in Sheffield. Replace the 32-year-old Yorkshireman with the name James Milner and a link begins to become clear; all three just get better, and better, with age. With 490 Premier League appearances, 61 caps for England and 2 Premier League winners medals, James Milner has achieved a lot so far ...

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Southampton, Potential Banana Skin

With the euphoria of Tuesday night’s win over Paris Saint-Germain still fresh in the minds of the fans, thoughts turn to Saturday’s visit of Southampton to Anfield. Having witnessed an exhilarating and pulsating Champions League 3:2 victory over the French club, expectations are sky high amongst the fans that this Liverpool team is the best since the 1987-88 season. Many fans indeed have taken to social media to express their ...

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Neville: Kick the Champions League into Touch

Gary Neville warns Jürgen Klopp's reds against pursuing Champions League Glory On the 26th May, the sheer excitement that emanated around Liverpool's glorious Champions League run, which saw them brush aside the likes of Manchester City and Roma, was palpable. Mohamed Salah's Liverpool against Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid; this would be a final to go down in history, or so it seemed. The resulting 3-1 defeat, which saw Salah limp off early ...

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Why Gerrard Isn’t a Future Liverpool Manager

Steven Gerard is a Liverpool legend one of the greatest players in the history of Liverpool FC, over 500 appearances and 120 goals for Liverpool and eight major honors including the 2001 UEFA Cup & the fabled comeback Final 2005 Champions League. I personally in my own opinion don’t think Steven Gerrard will ever become a manager of Liverpool. Many fans are predicting and would love Gerrard, 38 to be a ...

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Testing Autumn For Liverpool

A hard fought 2-1 victory against Leicester City meant that the Reds headed into the international break with their 100% record intact. Not since 1990/91 did Liverpool won their opening 4 league fixtures. Though fans will rightly be happy at their club's successful start to the season, most of us will already be anticipating the month of September. And boy, what a huge month it'll be. The immediate fixture after the break ...

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How to get Liverpool tickets.. A simple guide for non-season ticket holders

Unfortunately, in the days and times of social media, the ease to deceive and fraudulently scam football supporters is on the increase, whether it be taking money and never providing tickets, providing fake tickets/membership cards with no match information recorded or even selling tickets on for a significant mark up, exposing either a lack of effort or a clear demand on the buyers behalf. This guide will hopefully allow people ...

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Champions League opponents confirmed

Liverpool have today learned their opponents in the group stage of the Champions League for the 2018/19 season at a ceremony in Monaco. Liverpool were in pot 3 due to PAOK failing to progress on Wednesday night despite taking the lead eventually succumbing to a 5-2 defeat on aggregate to Benfica. Liverpool were drawn against Sevilla, Maribor and Spartak Moscow in the draw last year before meeting Porto, Manchester City and ...

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Cup Competitions on the horizon for Klopp’s men

This time next week, Liverpool will be beginning a 2 week break between matches as the 1stinternational break of the new season arrives after the conclusion of 4 league matches. Supporters will also be able to cast their eyes over the opposition we will have been drawn against on hopefully the 1st steps to lifting a trophy as both the Carabao Cup and Champions League draws take place. Today, Anfield will witness ...

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Extra Ingredients

Liverpool now have the talent to compete at the top, what they need is the know-how and that little bit of luck. Much has been made of Liverpool’s pursuit of the very best players in 2017 & 2018.  The signings of Salah, Van Dijk, Keita, Alisson and Fabinho are examples of a ground shift by the club.  Half measures and second rates transfers will no longer cut it with a manager ...

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Champions League

Premier League to have four automatic Champions League qualification spots from 2018-19

Currently there are automatic spots for three English clubs, with a fourth having to qualify through a play-off, as Manchester City did this week after finishing fourth in the Premier League last term. England is set to have four guaranteed places in the Champions League group stage from the 2018-19 season. Currently there are automatic spots for three English clubs, with a fourth having to qualify through a play-off, as Manchester City ...

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