Lessons Learned From Liverpool FC's American Tour

Lessons Learned From Liverpool FC's American Tour

Liverpool completed their pre-season tour of The United States with a 2-2 draw against Sporting CP in Yankee Stadium, New York in the early hours of Thursday morning. The draw was the Reds' third game of their tour, and the first game they didn't taste defeat in after falling to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana and Sevilla in Boston's Fenway Park. As was the case in European Champions' previous off-season jaunts across The Atlantic, the tour can be considered a commercial …
Heat Stroke In The USA For Liverpool

Heat Stroke In The USA For Liverpool

A year ago, Liverpool put a finishing touch to their USA summer tour by dispatching bitter rivals Manchester United in front of a crowd of about 100,000 on a sunny, hot afternoon. Despite coming off a tough loss to Real Madrid in the Champions League Final, the Reds were in fine form against United and put on a show for the adoring fans, who put in their own fine performance being in full voice throughout the match. One year later, …
Why Christian Pulisic would be Liverpool's Ultimate Investment

Why Christian Pulisic would be Liverpool's Ultimate Investment

With football’s ever-growing obsession with the word “potential”, it’s not often one gets to make statements of absolution. Indeed, football is obsessed with making resolute, consummate statements within a game that is transient and is cursed with never really knowing what is real and what is just, essentially, an educated guess. Football clubs have the power of analysis, of an endless stream of statistics and opinions from those most qualified to make decisions, and yet no decision ever made could …
The American Guide on Liverpool FC Fandom

The American Guide on Liverpool FC Fandom

You’re hard pressed to go to Liverpool and not come across a diehard Liverpool FC fan. Liverpool FC is like The Beatles of the football world. Does every person, who lives in Liverpool eat, sleep, and breath football? Probably not, but they most likely have a love and appreciation for Liverpool FC. A Liverpool FC fan is a unique and one-of-a-kind individual. While there are other hardcore football fans, none quite top a Liverpool FC fan. Here are some things …
The Weight of the Shirt: Being a Red in America

The Weight of the Shirt: Being a Red in America

My kids know the look.  My eyes narrow.  The left half of my face curl bunches up.  The forehead creases become visible from afar.  It means I’ve spotted another United shirt somewhere on the street here in Washington, D.C.  Or an Arsenal shirt.  And the kids these days love them some Spurs gear.  I’ll mumble something under my breath and look about with little hope of seeing Liverpool red somewhere nearby to balance the assault on my eyes.  But it …
Anfield Index PODCAST: International Edition - USA

Anfield Index PODCAST: International Edition - USA

International Supporters Edition: USA Date: 16th August, 2014 Our 9th International Podcast is from the United States of America! Neil Tolley hosts with Ryan Zimbleman, Jon Moore and Jason Belk as guests! They talk about the origin of their support, the recent American Tour (and players that stood out), how they watch the games, NBC's unbelievable coverage in the USA and their expectations of the coming season! All this and more... it's the American Anfield Index Podcast! Download on iTunes (Only subscribers …