Positive Thoughts & Taiwo Awoniyi | Reflecting on Liverpool’s Transfer Nous

Positive Thoughts & Taiwo Awoniyi | Reflecting on Liverpool’s Transfer Nous

In the midst of trying to wrap up an abysmal Bundesliga campaign, reports from German sports outlet Spox indicate that Schalke 04 have lodged preliminary interest with Liverpool in bringing youth forward Taiwo Awoniyi into their ranks over the summer. But this article, while dancing around the topic, concerns something broader than that simple fact. Moving on During a week of roller coaster emotions, it’s time for something lighter. Although this will require a bit of a dreary look into …
West Ham v Liverpool Preview - Can Reds make it three league wins in a row at London Stadium?

West Ham v Liverpool Preview - Can Reds make it three league wins in a row at London Stadium?

The Details Venue - London Stadium, London Referee - Kevin Friend Date & Time - Monday, February 4th @ 20:00 Current Odds - West Ham 15/2 Draw 17/4, Liverpool 2/5 Form West Ham Form Manuel Pellegrini's West Ham are currently 12th in the Premier League table. They have lost their last three games including an exit from the FA Cup at the hands of League One's AFC Wimbledon. Their last home fixture, however, was an impressive 1-0 win over Unai Emery's Arsenal when Declan …
Swansea City v Liverpool Preview - Can Reds continue to rise in Wales?

Swansea City v Liverpool Preview - Can Reds continue to rise in Wales?

The Details Venue - Liberty Stadium, Swansea Referee - Neil Swarbrick Date & Time - Monday, January 22nd @ 20:00 GMT Current Odds - Swansea 17/2, Draw 17/4, Liverpool 3/10 Form Swansea Form Since Carlos Carvalhal's arrival, Swansea have slowly gone about making themselves more difficult to beat. A more congested midfield line is how Carvalhal has tried to shore things up at the back. They played a 532 in the 2-0 home defeat to Spurs, so it is hard to know what shape …
Liverpool v Swansea Preview - Swansea to bear brunt of Emirates' frustrations

Liverpool v Swansea Preview - Swansea to bear brunt of Emirates' frustrations

The Details Venue - Anfield, Liverpool Referee - Kevin Friend Date & Time - Tuesday, December 26th @ 17:30 GMT Current Odds - Liverpool 1/7, Draw 13/2, Swansea 16/1 Form Liverpool Form Liverpool have had a bit of a stop-start month this December. Impressive wins at home to Spartak and away to Bournemouth have been overshadowed by two poor home draws against West Brom and Everton. Although, it has to be said that luck just was not on their side in those games. The …
West Ham 1 - 4 Liverpool: Reds run riot at London Stadium, again

West Ham 1 - 4 Liverpool: Reds run riot at London Stadium, again

The Details Date: 4/11/2017 Venue: London Stadium Background Liverpool visited West Ham for the first time since their convincing 4-0 victory at London Stadium back in May. Klopp's Reds have been trying to kickstart their season again after a dismal run of results in September. October was an improvement but Spurs took Liverpool apart at Wembley to put a bit of a dampener on the 'revival'. Sadio Mané also returned to the starting eleven, ahead of schedule after his recent injury. West Ham …
West Ham United v Liverpool Preview: Reds to make Bilic walk the plank?

West Ham United v Liverpool Preview: Reds to make Bilic walk the plank?

The Details Venue - London Stadium Referee - Neil Swarbrick Date & Time - Saturday, November 4th @ 17:30 BST Current Odds - West Ham 4/1, Draw 3/1, Liverpool 8/13 Form West Ham have been as inconsistent as Liverpool in the opening 2/3 months of this season. After losing their first two league games, they have just lost three of their most recent 11 games in all competitions. They've lost two of their last three home games (0-3 v Brighton, 2-3 v …
The Jürgen Effect

The Jürgen Effect

Downing to Mané Poulsen to Keïta Carroll to Salah Above, are just three examples of how the type and profile of Liverpool FC's transfer targets have shifted under Jürgen Klopp in comparison to Hodgson and Dalglish, at the start of FSG's tenure. After several unsuccessful transfer windows which saw high spending, but minimal real gains in terms of quality and improvements to the team, Liverpool FC's current transfer policy appears to be heading in a very different direction to that …
The Seven Year Itch | FSG - A Review

The Seven Year Itch | FSG - A Review

In October of 2010, Fenway Sports Group purchased Liverpool FC for £300 million. In his first statement as owner, John Henry claimed,
'We're here to win and we'll do whatever is necessary.'
Fast-forward almost seven years later, and fans are still divided as to whether FSG have been good owners for the club, and whether the club has progressed, regressed, or simply remained stationary for this period. Under FSG, Liverpool FC have had four managers: Roy Hodgson (sacked January 2011), Kenny …
West Ham vs Liverpool Preview: Reds can't choke as gap tightens

West Ham vs Liverpool Preview: Reds can't choke as gap tightens

Liverpool could move to within an inch of the Champions League or throw a season's work of worth away as they make their first visit to the London Stadium, visiting West Ham United on Sunday. THE DETAILS Match: West Ham United vs Liverpool Venue: London 'Olympic' Stadium Referee: Neil Swarbrick Date: Sunday 14th May Time: 14:15 BST FORM Liverpool are left with the narrowest of leads in terms of the Champions League places after they failed to win at home for the …
The January Transfer Window - A Time For Trust

The January Transfer Window - A Time For Trust

And so the time is upon us once again. As December draws to a close, the sense of excitement and anticipation increases with the prospect of the of the January transfer window opening once more. Twitter is abuzz as the rumour mill goes into overdrive, irritating clickbait articles spread like a common cold and everyone throws in their two pennies worth as to who their club should or shouldn’t be signing. As a Liverpool fan, transfer windows are as exhausting …
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