Hoever Braves Wolves in Defeat

The F.A cup is not what it used to be. It’s fair to say that without sounding bitter. This season especially, the Reds have got much bigger fish to fry. In a league campaign that demands less and less margin for error, resting players was a must on Monday night. No doubt this will go down as another cup upset in a desperate attempt to salvage the cup’s dwindling flame, ...

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View from the Travelling Kop – Wolves

Any hopes of a trip to Wembley in May were over within 90 minutes at Molineux on Monday. The events earlier in the day leading to a delayed arrival, just making it into the ground seconds before kick off, was a precursor to the events that would unfold. A Liverpool line up included 2 players born in this millennium in Rafa Camacho and Curtis Jones, who featured in pre-season for the ...

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Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers – Liverpool

Liverpool’s season to date has been, arguably, the best in living memory. To come through 20 games unbeaten in an increasingly competitive Premier League is a testament to the quality and mental strength of Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool team. Facing Manchester City at the Etihad promised to be a tough fixture and it proved just that. On another day, Ederson scores that own-goal. Hell, with another ref, Kompany would’ve been off. But ...

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FA Cup focus on the horizon

On Monday 3rd December, the opponent on what will hopefully become a road to silverware and another couple of trips to Wembley will be learnt when the FA Cup 3rd round draw is made. Since the turn of the century, Liverpool have made the final 3 times, all against London opposition, triumphing in 2001 & 2006 against Arsenal and West Ham United but losing to Chelsea in 2012 although it ...

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Stanley Park Story & the Merseyside Derby.

My memories of Liverpool playing Everton are happy ones. Particularly the two FA cup final victories of 1986 and 1989. The iconic image of Rush putting the ball past big Nev Southall is engraved in my brain. Ironically Neville Southall was a footballing hero of mine growing up. He simply was the greatest of his generation back then. So it was a dream come true to meet him in Dublin ...

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