Steve Nicol tells ESPN he would be in favour of Philippe Coutinho return

Steve Nicol tells ESPN he would be in favour of Philippe Coutinho return

Former Liverpool and Scotland defender Steve Nicol has told ESPN that it would be "ideal" for Philippe Coutinho to return to Anfield. Nicol stated that on the back of a successful 2018/19 season, The Reds "don't have a huge need [for many new players]". However, he did say that his transfer "wishlist" would include another centre-back, namely Matthijs De Ligt, and a midfielder like James Maddison who can win the ball back for his team but also "pick a pass …
Andy Robertson Already Top of Liverpool's Left-Back Pile

Andy Robertson Already Top of Liverpool's Left-Back Pile

There's something romantic about looking back at the past and overrating things. We all do it, whether it's relating to sport, music, film or anything else you wish to be interested in. It is particularly prevalent when it comes to football, and especially Liverpool supporters, who love nothing more than harping back to the good old days. Not that it's a bad thing. We don't always like to claim a current player is better than a past great, perhaps rating …
The Team That Was - Liverpool 1989/90

The Team That Was - Liverpool 1989/90

I was lucky enough to grow up in an era where Liverpool won an array of trophies on a regular basis. If we didn’t win the league one season, you could bank on us winning it the next; such was our dominance. Sadly, these trophies dried up to largely become few and far between. In the case of the league title, it completely evaporated. As rival fans like to shove down our throats, Liverpool have never won the Premier League …
Dejan Lovren: Chutzpah or Chump?

Dejan Lovren: Chutzpah or Chump?

It’s Friday afternoon as I write this and the World Cup is all but over. On the whole, it’s been a triumph. The home nation’s journey to the quarter-finals have made it interesting domestically – ever the hallmark of a good World Cup – and the introduction of VAR have kept all but the usual blowhard pundits happy. True, the majority of the big teams went out early, but that did little to reduce the intrigue of the fixtures. There …
Memorable Merseyside Derbies

Memorable Merseyside Derbies

This weekend’s Merseyside derby is arguably the biggest in years and certainly its outcome could carry particular significance for Brendan Rodgers and his future as Liverpool manager. So, in a break from all the pressure and speculation surrounding the current position of the club, I decided to take a nostalgic look back some of my personal favourite Merseyside derbies. FA Cup Final 1986, Wembley This will always be a special game to me for many reasons, not only was it …