Scouting Mohamed Salah - The Pacey Little Trickster

Scouting Mohamed Salah - The Pacey Little Trickster

The one that got away is always the hardest to look back on. In the winter of 2014, amidst Liverpool’s most thrilling – not to mention closest run – title challenge in recent memory, many fans called for reinforcements. The spine of the team was functioning well enough, but the team was well and truly carried by a dynamic front three. Mohamed Salah was the man to come in, bolster the ranks and carry Liverpool over the line.
“I …
Players to watch at the Euros

Players to watch at the Euros

The Euros are nearly upon us. It's a chance for players to showcase to the world just exactly who they are and what they have to offer. With the evolution of scouting around the world International tournaments are no longer needed for clubs to unearth these under the radar players, however what these tournaments do is give scouts a chance to see these players in certain situations. It's also beneficial for the fans who don't take an interest in foreign …
Victory in Defeat for Liverpool

Victory in Defeat for Liverpool

Our second half capitulation against Sevilla in Basel was very painful viewing. Almost 24 hours on from the loss and our heads still replaying the Sturridge worldy and how different it could have been if not for that offside interaction and penalty claim. Then Moreno’s inability to make a tackle and thus, breath-taking destruction of our European dream. We all woke up with that feeling of complete and utter loss for the second time this year. Some have still not …
Relive Liverpool's route to the Europa League Final

Relive Liverpool's route to the Europa League Final

Liverpool 0-1 Grazer AK – 28th September, 2000. Liverpool 0-0 Rapid Bucharest – 24th August, 2004. Remember them? Nope, me neither. Rarely do European campaigns begin with barnstorming victories and scintillating football. The two aforementioned results won’t live long in the memory, but the Reds ended each season with European silverware to their name. The same could be true if we overcome the Europa League specialists Sevilla on Wednesday, but it’s only in recent months that Reds all over the …
Who Could Liverpool Draw in the Europa League?

Who Could Liverpool Draw in the Europa League?

The Reds made hard work of it but they're through to the last 16 of the Europa League. The English media often treat this competition with disdain as though it's the European equivalent of the League Cup. Their ignorance is astounding as this year's final 16 rivals anything the Champions League could offer.  Excluding the two English sides, United and Spurs, these are the potential sides Liverpool could face. Fenerbache The Turks are currently second in the Turkish Premier League, …
Liverpool v FC Basel Preview: Opposition Scouting and Info

Liverpool v FC Basel Preview: Opposition Scouting and Info

On their return to Champions League football after a five year absence, Liverpool made hard work of a home fixture against Ludogorets Razgrad - the so-called minnows of group B. Next week they embark on a trip to the home of perennial Swiss champions, FC Basel, who have a history of troubling English sides in European competition. Last season the RotBlau beat Chelsea home and away in the Champions League group stages, but failed to qualify for the knock-out round …