Let's not go overboard about Liverpool's 'crisis'

Let's not go overboard about Liverpool's 'crisis'

Forget the coronavirus threatening to end civilisation as we know it, Liverpool's last two games have seemingly caused the end of the world instead. It was all going so swimmingly before the Reds turned up to Watford last weekend - it was a happier time when supporters weren't bickering, wins were inevitable and anything seemed possible. Doesn't it feel like a lifetime ago now? From nowhere, Liverpool's season has veered off the track, with Watford and Chelsea delivering rare defeats …
Kiev Just The Start For Klopp's Exciting Reds

Kiev Just The Start For Klopp's Exciting Reds

For many, in fact a whole generation of Liverpool fans only slightly younger than me, the Champions League Final in Kiev could well be their biggest night of supporting Liverpool Football Club. Istanbul and the glory that it provided was 13 solid years ago, and whilst the Reds came close to winning the Premier League in 13/14 (arguably a bigger achievement than winning in Kiev this year), that never came down to a single night of football, the way that …
Why is Philippe Coutinho Struggling?

Why is Philippe Coutinho Struggling?

Since the departure of Luis Suarez in the summer of 2014, only one man has claimed the title of Liverpool superstar: Philippe Coutinho. The little Brazilian has twisted, turned, and volleyed his way into the hearts of Kopites since his arrival on Merseyside in January of 2013. His quick pace, creativity, and laser-like accuracy with shots from outside the box enabled him to thrive under Brendan Rodgers, who may consider Coutinho his best signing while at the helm. But since …
Stock-Taking: Liverpool's Welcome Break

Stock-Taking: Liverpool's Welcome Break

Seven games into the season and we've arrived at the second international break already. Ordinarily, I have no time for these most unwelcome of interuptions to weekend life. Like most Reds, and fans of other clubs I'm sure, the highlight of my weekend is watching club football. It's what we look forward to, what we think, talk and in some cases write about all week, and the difference between a win or a loss has the power, should one allow …