Joe Allen Stars in Late Cameo vs Swansea

Joe Allen Stars in Late Cameo vs Swansea

Joe Allen is a player in whom Brendan Rodgers has invested a lot. Whilst at Swansea, the Welshman was a mainstay of their Championship play-off winning side, and the diminutive midfielder’s performances brought lavish praise from his manager.
...while he is not at the same level, he is that Xavi or Iniesta type of player. He’s 5ft 7in, not physically tall or great in stature but he is brilliant on the ball, has great intelligence and good mobility.
Joe ‘Welsh Xavi’ Allen: The solution to LFC’s midfield problems?

Joe ‘Welsh Xavi’ Allen: The solution to LFC’s midfield problems?

2013/2014 season, for Liverpool fans, has been a roller-coaster ride with the brilliance of Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez in the goal scoring department while Liverpool’s midfield has been exposed quite a lot this season by teams ranked below us. Joe Allen, playing with Lucas Leiva and Jordan Henderson in the middle 3, dominated the opposition midfield and injected some extra dynamism into the team. This combination worked much better than the Gerrard-Lucas pairing . Games against Tottenham, Manchester City …
Joe Allen | One for the future, as well as right now

Joe Allen | One for the future, as well as right now

Wednesday 4th December 2013 was a great night for Liverpool Football Club and in particular for Luis Suarez. Four wonderful goals from the Uruguayan wizard and a very solid and professional job done by the whole team. Quite rightly, Luis Suarez went home with the Man of the Match award and all the plaudits. However, that match was equally as important for another Liverpool player. It was the match in which Joe Allen showed everyone that he is ready to …