Private Jets, Insomnia And Donuts - A Normal Week At Anfield

Private Jets, Insomnia And Donuts - A Normal Week At Anfield

Here is the latest in a sequence of ways in which writing a daily football column knocks your perspective into a cocked hat. Number 73: Comparing your reality to that of Roberto Firmino. Having missed a day from both my jobs for what the Twitter kids call "reasons," your columnist was left incapacitated enough that he was unable to drive his own beloved mode of transportation to work this morning. It seems as though my employers were anxious to avoid being …
Kornmayer & Nemmer - Liverpool's Best Signing of the Summer

Kornmayer & Nemmer - Liverpool's Best Signing of the Summer

On the 12th of April, in the midst of Liverpool Football Club’s hectic schedule during the latter stages of season’s past, Liverpool hijacked Bayern Munich’s backroom staff. Andreas Kornmayer, now Head of Fitness and Conditioning for the Reds was to move to Merseyside, joining Jurgen Klopp to make his players the fittest in the league. About a month later, Liverpool once again pinched nutritionist Mona Nemmer from the German Champions. Klopp made significant changes to his backroom staff over the …
Are FSG Going All In On Klopp?

Are FSG Going All In On Klopp?

As soon as the news broke that Jurgen Klopp had signed a new 6 year contract with the club, my mind started racing. My immediate reaction was probably similar to many other fans, a mixture of happiness and relief. Relief that a manager who only 12 months previously I wouldn't have even dared to dream would be our gaffer, was here for the long term. The more I thought about it though, the more curious I became about the reasoning …