Liverpool's Silver Linings - Cups and Kids

Liverpool's Silver Linings - Cups and Kids

Following another of those performances away at Leicester, you know, the one where we boss possession but create very few clear cut chances on goal, there has been a lot written about the current state of play. The current squad has been scrutinised and pulled apart and for the first time since he arrived, I have witnessed little doubts surfacing in regards to the manager. The picture was pretty grim post Leicester and Sunderland for many fans. ninth in the league, …
Liverpool 3 Exeter 0 - Player Ratings

Liverpool 3 Exeter 0 - Player Ratings

The Baby Reds enjoyed their outing on the hallowed turf of Anfield, as they got the job done against a plucky Exeter side to enter the four the round of the FA Cup. It was a refreshing performance as the youngsters were sprightly and eager, and with a certain little Welshman seeming like a man on a mission, we proved to have just too much quality, that Exeter's desire and spirit couldn't make up for. Here's how each player fared for …
Liverpool's Rearguard - Who Should Play Over The Busy Period?

Liverpool's Rearguard - Who Should Play Over The Busy Period?

Fourteen league matches into the season, fifteen goals conceded, the largely criticised defence has improved over the last few weeks, but we still see individual errors. But come January, Jon Flanagan and Mamadou Sakho should be fit enough to return to the playing field.  This article looks at the best defensive lineup Liverpool can put out on the football pitch when they both return. I do not have a crystal ball and rumours persist about Liverpool being in the market …
The Centre Back Conundrum - Rodgers Must Settle for Consistency

The Centre Back Conundrum - Rodgers Must Settle for Consistency

Even after spending over £110m on player recruitment last summer it looked as though Brendan Rodgers was never sure of what his best XI was. More often than not he seemed desperate to justify the validity of those acquisitions that was displayed by his decision to stick with Dejan Lovren even though it was apparent the Croat was severely lacking in confidence due to the pressure of his transfer fee -- through no fault of his own. Other players were …