The Battle of the Three-Name Full-Backs

Aaron Wan-Bissaka has finalised his massive money move to Manchester United, complete with a £50 million price tag hanging over his head. Is this now a fair price for a 21-year-old full back, with zero senior international experience? Or is the inflated market going to claim another victim? This tale of two full-backs prompts a look at 20-year-old Trent Alexander-Arnold and what his worth would potentially be. As everyone by now ...

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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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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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Absolutely Fab-ulous

What a team. What a side. In 50 years when your kids or grandkids ask you about the best Liverpool side you’ve ever seen, don’t say you spent the season worrying about City, you’ll never forgive yourself. Adore these Reds. They deserve it. They would go to the moon and back for us if we asked. In fact, I’m sure Andy Robertson ran that accumulative distance last night and no one ...

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Liverpool 3 – 1 Manchester United: Player Ratings and Talking Points

Merry Christmas Mourinho A visit from Manchester United is always a nervy affair, especially considering it's been quite a while since we've beaten them in the League. That stat would make some believe that United have been dominating us when in fact, it's been quite the opposite. They've just been stubborn and lucky with their deep defending and counter-attacks. The injuries we suffered before the game suggested that a similar result was ...

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Liverpool 3-1 Manchester United: Match Report

With the title race perfectly balanced at this point of the season, Liverpool welcomed their old foes Manchester United to Anfield in the middle of the very hectic month of December. A win would take the Reds back to the top of the Premier League table, while any other result promised the bragging rights to the mid-table visitors. Team News Jurgen Klopp was facing a few defensive issues. Joe Gomez was out ...

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Mourinho: A Study of a Narcissist Manager

"A football team is like a house. A house is not just about buying the furniture. You spend money on the best possible furniture and then you are ready to live in an amazing house." Jose Mourinho 14/12/18. When the Glazers announced that Jose Mourinho was to take over the managerial position at Old Trafford, Bobby Charlton, Manchester United's greatest ever player, was completely against Mourinho’s appointment. Charlton considered 'The Special One' ...

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Manchester United Closeup: Tactics, Stats, and Rashford

Welcome to another edition of our opposition closeup's where we have a real treat in store for you. Come Sunday, Liverpool will host historic rivals Manchester United on home turf at Anfield. Whilst United are but a shadow of the team and the ethos legendary manager, Sir Alex Ferguson left behind, this fixture still represents a must win for the club. Joining me in analysing the threats we have to keep ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Manchester United

After securing passage into last 16 of the Champions League, Liverpool have another blockbuster fixture in store. Bitter rivals Manchester United will be the visitors at Anfield. More than just 3 points will be at stake, with either side battling for bragging rights too. The following is the preview between England's two most illustrious clubs in history. The Manchester Bus When the 2 sides last met, the Reds were on the wrong ...

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Klopp’s Pre-United Presser

The boss will spoke to the press ahead of the big one on Sunday. Just skip to 10:10 in the video and enjoy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1awJ_Jblvws Jose Mourinho held his presser a bit earlier, so give it a read. This is the summary given by Manchester Evening News. Are you facing an injury crisis going in to this match, what’s the latest? The latest is to tell you again that in Valencia only De Gea and Matic ...

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Rival Roundup: Matchday 16

In this most recent matchday, all of Liverpool's rivals were in action in some really enticing encounters. Here's how they all got on in Matchday 16. Bournemouth v Liverpool First of all, Liverpool won what should've been a tricky game against Eddie Howe's Bournemouth. Instead of being difficult it was fairly easy for the Reds and they ran out 4-0 winners. For more information on the match, check out Vesko's match report ...

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Rival Roundup: Matchday 14

In Matchday 14, there were some big fixtures that Liverpool's rivals were involved in as everyone looks to stay competitive at the top of the Premier League. Arsenal v Tottenham In arguably the biggest game of the weekend, Arsenal faced Tottenham at the Emirates in the North London Derby. This was Unai Emery's first North London derby in charge of Arsenal, and it would be one he won't forget. In a very ...

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The Changing Face of Football

It seems that modern day football is all about buying players with great marketing and merchandising potential. No longer is a player bought simply for his footballing abilities. Modern clubs nowadays are run in a more businesslike fashion and owners look to run them at a profit especially to appease shareholders. The game born in working class environments has changed dramatically for better or for worst. The common fan is ...

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Rival Roundup: Matchday 13

On Matchday 13, some of Liverpool's rivals featured in important games that could be vital to their respective seasons. West Ham v Man City In our main title rivals' game, City travelled to East London to play the Hammers. Man City made light work of Pellegrini's side, dispatching them easily in a 4-0 rout, although West Ham were able to create a few chances. The goal scorers in this match-up were Leroy ...

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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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A season of new hopes and dreams

Sunday would mark the Red's 1st competitive match of the season, with West Ham being the visitor's at Anfield. Coming off the back off an exhilarating 2017/18, fans will be left dreaming about their ideal season. And top of that wish list would be a first league win since 1990. The near misses in 2008/2009 & 2013/14 only whet that appetite even further. Could this be finally our year? Taking into account of ...

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Joint statement from Liverpool FC and Manchester United

Liverpool Football Club and Manchester United Football Club are calling on their fans to help eradicate any offensive or discriminatory behaviour ahead of their Premier League clash at Anfield on Monday, October 17. The clubs continue to work together and respect the great rivalry between them but will not condone any offensive or discriminatory behaviour in Anfield Stadium or Old Trafford. In a joint statement, the clubs said: “Both clubs, their supporters ...

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Loris Karius taunts Manchester United ahead of Monday night clash

Loris Karius has insisted Liverpool are not scared of Manchester United ahead of their Monday night clash at Anfield. The Reds head into the clash three points ahead of Jose Mourinho's side in the Premier League table. Liverpool have already beaten Chelsea, Arsenal and last season's champions Leicester this term. And Karius is adamant Jurgen Klopp's side can add United to their list of scalps on Monday. "It will be a big game; I ...

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