Rodgers Out, Or We're Out

Rodgers Out, Or We're Out

Rewind to the first Brendan Rodgers, Liverpool Football Club press conference. The press, naturally, were gathered and Liverpool’s eighteenth manager was introduced. Tom Werner, the introducing board member, labelled Rodgers as a “forward thinking coach” who would bring a style of “relentless, attacking football”. Fast forward back to the present and the reality is much different. Liverpool are four years into Brendan Rodgers’ tenure and have scored three goals in five games at the start of the 2015/2016 Premier League …
Quality versus Quantity | Clubs Should Be Wiser With Their Money

Quality versus Quantity | Clubs Should Be Wiser With Their Money

‘If you spend more than £100 million, you expect to be challenging for the league.’ Sorry about this Brendan, I know you’ve got enough on your plate at the moment, but you can’t expect to get away with comments like that with Liverpool finishing 25 points off the pace. Since 2012, Rodgers has bought 24 players, with Daniel Sturridge and Philippe Coutinho the only confirmed hits. This year’s crop of Lambert, Lallana, Can, Lovren, Markovic, Manquillo, Moreno and, the crowning …
Sherwood Vs Rodgers: Timmy Tactically Outclasses Brendan

Sherwood Vs Rodgers: Timmy Tactically Outclasses Brendan

He did it. Tim Sherwood improved his ratio of season to cup final appearances by defeating Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool in what was a comfortable win for Villa in the FA Cup Semi final. Taking nothing away from Sherwood, he just followed what the likes of Swansea, Arsenal and Manchester United have done in the previous month to trouble Liverpool and yet again Brendan Rodgers had no answer for it. The concerning part for Liverpool fans is the fact Rodgers if …
Scouting Report - Lazar Markovic | Mourinho & Chelsea Target

Scouting Report - Lazar Markovic | Mourinho & Chelsea Target

Recent reports suggest that Chelsea and Jose Mourinho are still keeping an eye on Lazar Markovic, with Mourinho flying out to watch him play for Serbia against Croatia recently. Having recently joined Benfica on a five year deal, with long term interest in the player from both Chelsea and Mourinho, here is a scouting report looking at the qualities that he has shown in a recent game between Wales and Serbia. N.B. Please note that this report is written in …