Bargain Hunting - 10 Players able to sign pre-contracts in January

Bargain Hunting - 10 Players able to sign pre-contracts in January

January is a time for bargains. An entire month of deals and offers as opposed to the overhyped single day even known as Black Friday. You often hear Premier League managers talk about there being no value in the January market but that's just not true. Players that are out of contract in the summer are able to sign pre-contract agreements with clubs in January. Clubs may not be able to address their issues short term in January but there …
Premier League's Sick Note XI

Premier League's Sick Note XI

Liverpool vs. Arsenal 2013-14 EPL Season – What Did the Fans Think?

Liverpool vs. Arsenal 2013-14 EPL Season – What Did the Fans Think?

Sunday afternoon will see the big match-up of the weekend, with Liverpool hosting Arsenal at Anfield, a game that thrilled the home fans last season as the rampant Reds ran out 5-1 winners over a hapless Gunners side. A devastating opening 20-minute spell early last February saw Liverpool notch up four goals and could have had even more, with two goals from defender Martin Skrtel inside 10 minutes, followed by another from Raheem Sterling 6 minutes later and a fourth …
Who Could Replace Steven Gerrard as Liverpool Captain?

Who Could Replace Steven Gerrard as Liverpool Captain?

After Steven Gerrard retired from international duty, it has lead me to thinking, who would be the most suitable candidates to replace Gerrard for Liverpool when he inevitably retires from club level football? Loyalty to a club is something hard to come by these days in football, yet after a career spanning 15 years, Liverpool has been Gerrard's one club. Having been through the ups of Istanbul, and the downs of the well documented Chelsea incident last season, he has …
Daniel Agger to leave Liverpool? Agger stats compared to Sakho

Daniel Agger to leave Liverpool? Agger stats compared to Sakho

It’s been a season to remember for Reds as they went agonisingly close to their first league title in years. However as it turned out to be in the end, it was their very own defensive mistakes that cost them the title as they conceded a record half century of goals. By scoring most own goals this season, the Reds’ defenders invited criticism from all sides. And now according to a recent interview by Daniel Agger in which he claimed …
Liverpool vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Liverpool vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

The victims of the Hillsborough tragedy will be remembered over the weekend by all teams in the Football league, commemorating the 25th anniversary of the disaster. All matches will kick off seven minutes later than usual, followed by a minute’s silence in memory of the victims. Liverpool also take part in what is their biggest game of the season so far with a huge clash at home to Man City, a game which could have huge implications on where the …
Liverpool 2-0 Hull City | Post-Match Stats and Tactical Analysis

Liverpool 2-0 Hull City | Post-Match Stats and Tactical Analysis

Liverpool moved back into the top four with another routine home win, making it 7 home wins in a row. Hull were exceeding expectations sitting at 10th in the league table, and came to Anfield with nothing to lose having beaten the Reds 3-1 at home a month earlier. Hull City Steve Bruce kept a similar team to the one that faced the Reds in December, going with a 3-5-1-1 (a good counter-attacking system which helped Aston Villa to a …
The Importance of Liverpool's Wing Backs | Stats

The Importance of Liverpool's Wing Backs | Stats

Liverpool have started the season in tremendous form, picking up 20 points from the 27 available this season. This is double the amount they had accumulated at this point last season. A lot of this is to be attributed to the goalscoring ‘SAS’ of Suarez and Sturridge, but also, due to the nature of the 3-5-2 line-up that Rodgers has deployed in recent weeks, the wing backs have to be praised. Their job is unique yet extremely vital to the …
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