Jurgen Klopp & The Price For Style

Jurgen Klopp & The Price For Style

There is no correct way to play football no matter how much we may hear the phrase “Play the right way” across the media. The uber-pragmatic style which epitomized the mid-noughties could not be further from the pressing dominant, possession styles of the modern era. Both Jose Mourinho and Jurgen Klopp employ styles which don’t necessarily adhere to the bulk possession ethos demonstrated by the likes of Pep Guardiola at Manchester City and Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea, however, comparing the …
How the Europa League run has educated young Kopites

How the Europa League run has educated young Kopites

Liverpool FC, European Elite. That’s one of many banners that hang amongst the Kop on European nights, and one of the easiest to understand. We are Liverpool. Whether rival fans like it or not, we are a club known for its European exploits. Five European Cup’s, three UEFA Cup’s and three Super Cup’s do little to dispute that statement. European Elite, indeed. The big positive is that everyone knows it, and all Liverpool fans understand it. Or at least, I …
Bordeaux Sequence - Previewing Liverpool's Europa Opponents

Bordeaux Sequence - Previewing Liverpool's Europa Opponents

Liverpool travel to Bordeaux this Thursday on the back of one of the most uninspiring derby defeats in recent memory. Brendan Rodgers’ men will be looking to add some spark to what has been a flat start to the season, but wily Willy Sagnol’s side will be looking to pile further misery onto The Reds in this Europa League Group B opener. Bordeaux made several changes for their game against Paris Saint Germain last Friday. They drew 2-2 with the …