Can The Liverpool Defence Be Perfect For Five Weeks?

Can The Liverpool Defence Be Perfect For Five Weeks?

Most of this week was spent waiting on some very significant news. It's a peculiar form of existence, waiting. Obviously, one has to press on with the mundanity of daily existence but always with an awareness that if that news is unfavourable, then the time doing those routine things would have been infinitely better spent running up a spectacular bar tab in Tijuana and going out in style. When it eventually came, the news was bad, but not book the …
Tactical Analysis - Rotations and Movement pull Stoke apart

Tactical Analysis - Rotations and Movement pull Stoke apart

Tactical Analysis - Liverpool break down deep defensive block

Tactical Analysis - Liverpool break down deep defensive block

Liverpool vs West Brom Preview: Can Pulis' bus be broken?

Liverpool vs West Brom Preview: Can Pulis' bus be broken?

Liverpool will be hoping for a welcome return to their goalscoring ways after a frustrating shut-out against Manchester United on Monday, when they host West Bromwich Albion on Saturday evening. It's another game likely to be under the Anfield lights, with the Reds hoping to remain unbeaten at home this season. Form Liverpool are, for want of a better word, in fine form. Not quite the form that Arsene Wenger's Arsenal seem to find themselves in, but still, being eight …
Attack of the Clones - Sturridge: The False Prophecy

Attack of the Clones - Sturridge: The False Prophecy

"Who did this to you!? Who was it Owen?" Obi-Wan was desperate to know who was responsible for this heinous crime. His old friend, Owen Coyle, never hurt anyone, who on earth would want to kill him? "I-I don’t know. I only saw a pink light" replied Coyle, barely able to get the words out. He was coughing, his mouth was full of blood. "Pink light? Was it a Sith Lord!?” "I d-don’t know... I was attacked from behind." "Ok, …
Would Winning Alone Suffice?

Would Winning Alone Suffice?

If one reads the title of this piece, it would not be too far fetched to assume that readers might think they have entered an Arsenal/Chelsea fans blog site by accident, as this is a topic which has been a bug bear for Arsenal fans during their trophy drought ridden years. The terms 'winning ugly', 'winning at all costs', 'beautiful football', 'passing the ball into the net' 'park the bus' etc. are jibes which are often involved in such discussions. …
Brendan Continues Dribble To Media Even As Another Manager Outwits Him

Brendan Continues Dribble To Media Even As Another Manager Outwits Him

‘But the players have fought and given everything that they possibly can. Hopefully in the summer we can add that quality that the group clearly needs and look to take the opportunity next year." These were Brendan Rodgers’ words after the loss to Crystal Palace on the occasion of Gerrard’s last Anfield match. For the umpteenth time he was not questioned on how his team was outrun and outfought by a lower table team. Nothing about how he and his …
Manager of the Year: Pulis or Rodgers?

Manager of the Year: Pulis or Rodgers?

As the Premier League draws to a close, the annual award ceremonies will soon begin with accolades awarded to the highest performing managers and players. While many fans' opinions are split, ultimately the eventual winners are unanimously chosen by their peers, journalists and professionals alike, with very little doubt about the players and managers in question. However, this season has seen two candidates stirring debate with regards to who the manager of the season is: Tony Pulis and Brendan Rodgers? …

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