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

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

On April 10th, Liverpool will welcome Stoke City to Anfield as the two sides both fight to move up in the European spots.  Liverpool sit nine points back of fourth place at the moment, but have at least one game in hand on everyone above them, two on Stoke and Southampton.  Even with the extra opportunities to pick up points, a loss, and possibly even a draw, would end their slim chances at Champions League football next season.  Stoke are …
Liverpool v Chelsea - Capital One Cup Preview | Semi-Final 1st Leg

Liverpool v Chelsea - Capital One Cup Preview | Semi-Final 1st Leg

Tuesday and Wednesday will see the respective first leg ties of semi-finals of the Capital One Cup being played with the headline fixture being 2011 winners Liverpool locking horns with Chelsea in what will be viewed as a classic cup game by the fans of both teams and neutrals alike. Liverpool have come a long way with regard to clawing their way back in the league since that disappointing away defeat at Old Trafford and are now in good niche …
Quiet Transfer Window Works to Manchester City's Advantage

Quiet Transfer Window Works to Manchester City's Advantage

When Manuel Pellegrini took over the reins from the ever divisive Roberto Mancini and the club bandied around the term ‘holistic approach’, little did anyone expect such a tight lid to he placed on all aspects of the club, and cake-gate aside, this summer seems to be following a similar pattern under the guidance of the reserved Chilean and the ex-Barcelona tag team of Ferran Soriano and Txiki Begiristain. With Eliaquim Mangala seemingly the only box left to be ticked …
Alberto Moreno | Stats Comparison to Johnson, Flanagan and Enrique

Alberto Moreno | Stats Comparison to Johnson, Flanagan and Enrique

Liverpool have seemingly always had a long standing problem when it comes to acquiring the perfect left back. In the last ten years or so there have been many triers but not so many doers. John Arne Riise was probably the closest Liverpool came to having a great left back but even he was poor at defending at times, but he offered goals and chances at the other end so this was often forgiven. Then there was Fábio Aurélio, more …
Rodgers wants new Johnson deal

Rodgers wants new Johnson deal

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that tying Glen Johnson down to a new contract must be a priority for the club. Rodgers is a self confessed fan of Johnson's and describes him as "one of the best full-backs in the world".  Johnson will only have 1 year left on his current deal come the Summer and Rodgers is desperate to get the defender a new deal. "It's important for me with how we play that the full-backs can get up, …
Liverpool are the fans favourite

Liverpool are the fans favourite

England and Liverpool right back Glen Johnson believes the Anfield club are the neutrals favourite to win this seasons Barclays Premier League. Liverpool are the league's entertainers and have racked up an impressive 82 goals so far in the league following another impressive performance in the 6-3 away win at Cardiff City. This approach is what Johnson believes makes his team the neutrals favourites. "Just to spice things up the neutrals would want to see us win it," Johnson said. …
Talismanic Terry Must Be Lured To Brazil

Talismanic Terry Must Be Lured To Brazil

With the 2014 World Cup in Brazil rapidly approaching, managers of the national teams involved are getting increasingly closer to the date where they must submit the 23 players they have selected. There are numerous question marks still surrounding those who will go to the tournament for England. Players such as Cleverley and Smalling are being criticised for being included in previous squads, whilst there are huge calls for former captain John Terry to come out of international retirement to …
Player Season Review - Kyle Walker

Player Season Review - Kyle Walker

With just one Premier League game missed so far this season for Tottenham Hotspur, Kyle Walker has had his most impressive season at right back since his debut campaign for Harry Redknapp in the 2011/2012 season, where they would have qualified for Champions League football, if not for Didier Drogba's heroics in Munich. The former Sheffield United youth product has played 25 out of Spurs' 26 Premier League games so far this campaign - missing out on their 3-0 win …
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