How do Liverpool compare to previous 2nd place finishes?

How do Liverpool compare to previous 2nd place finishes?

Liverpool’s form has picked up, the team seem to be gelling, and there’s a lot of belief among the Anfield faithful that something very special could be upon us and our beloved Reds. This I expect. What I didn’t expect, however, was for neutrals and bookies to be quite so on board as well. Last I checked, we ranked at 5/1 for the title, second only to Manchester City and at around half the odds of Arsenal and Man Utd. …
Liverpool 2008/09 - So Close...

Liverpool 2008/09 - So Close...

How Things Are Different eras connect with different people.  Based upon what was going on in your life at the time - where you lived, who you were dating, where your career was at - you may have so many memories about a period that is simply trivial to others. To this day, if I hear a track from Smashing Pumpkins’ “Mellon Collie...” album it takes me right back.  It was the first time I fell in love with music, …
Are The Full-Backs at Liverpool Good Enough?

Are The Full-Backs at Liverpool Good Enough?

The full-back position has been a problem area for Liverpool since the days of Alvaro Arbeloa/Steven Finnan and Fabio Aurelio. Some may call it bad luck, others may say it's a cursed position, whatever the case Liverpool full-backs seem to have faults. Fans have witnessed the likes of Glen Johnson, Javi Manquillo, Jose Enrique, John Flanagan and recently Alberto Moreno and Nathaniel Clyne all fill the two jinxed positions with varying success. Glen Johnson's decline as a footballer happened quicker …