Napoli Contact Liverpool Over Clyne

Napoli have contacted Liverpool to inquire about the availability of Nathaniel Clyne, according to Ian Doyle of Liverpool Echo. Manager Jurgen Klopp seems to be giving thought to weeding out unnecessary names in the squad, and Clyne, who spent the second half of this season at Bournemouth, is arguably one of them. Having arrived in 2015, the former Southampton man quickly established himself as a regular part of the starting XI first ...

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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: 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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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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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: 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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Preview: Napoli vs Liverpool

Liverpool travel to Italy sitting pretty atop their Champions League group. Having already beaten Paris Saint-Germain last month, the Reds will be confident that they can clinch another result against Napoli. And on the back of a comeback draw against Chelsea, the feel good factor in the Reds camp is as strong as ever. Even though the Italian side drew their opening game with Red Star Belgrade, they will be battling ...

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The 1st test of Jurgen’s Squad approaches..

The international break has arrived bringing a screeching halt to the league campaign and allowing Jurgen Klopp and his staff some time for reflection. A time that can allow a little bit of fine tuning to reach the optimum performance levels, so far not on display despite achieving a perfect start to the season with 4 wins out of 4 in the league, something that hasn't been achieved since Kenny ...

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Dublin Delight for Jurgen’s Purple Reds!

The final pre-season friendly for Liverpool away from Anfield saw the fabled front 3 all on the pitch together for the 1st time in the preparations for the new campaign following Roberto Firmino's return to the side and Jurgen Klopp responded by immediately restoring him to the starting line up alongside Sadio Mane and Mo Salah. At the opposite end of the field, Alisson Becker made his long awaited debut ...

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