Jordon Ibe: The Case of Lost Identity

Jordon Ibe: The Case of Lost Identity

Football can be a really cruel game at times. We have seen youngsters who are chased by massive clubs with multi-million dollar contracts disappear into footballing obscurity. We know we will be too pessimistic to label young Jordon Ibe into that category, but the Englishman has been abysmal whenever presented an opportunity. Many believed that the departure of Sterling to Manchester City would present Ibe with an opportunity to establish himself at Liverpool. However, it has not gone according to …
Milner & Henderson: Is It Enough?

Milner & Henderson: Is It Enough?

Jordan Henderson and James Milner present an odd little puzzle for Liverpool’s midfield.  In many ways, their playing style is very similar.  Both are big runners that have a sort of “engine” quality to them.  Though Milner floated from position to position at Manchester City, Henderson has predominantly played that box-to-box central midfielder role at Liverpool.  Now that they’re to be the new midfield pairing (?) in Anfield, we need to take a look at a few things: how they’ve …
Jordan Henderson | Player Performance Analysis vs Southampton

Jordan Henderson | Player Performance Analysis vs Southampton

This is a really big year for Jordan Henderson and for Liverpool in general. Liverpool made a decent enough start by claiming the three points against Ronald Koeman’s new look Southampton side but the performance itself was nothing to write home about. Few Liverpool players truly excelled throughout the entire game although Raheem Sterling did well for most of the game with Joe Allen also making an impact when coming off the bench. Jordan Henderson was probably one of the …
Emre Can: Perfect For Liverpool?

Emre Can: Perfect For Liverpool?

Seemingly having learnt from their troubles in previous transfer windows, things are moving very quickly at Liverpool. After announcing the signing of Ricky Lambert from Southampton for a mere £4.5 million, the Reds have reached an agreement to sign German U-21 captain Emre Can from Bayer Leverkusen for around £9.75 million. Brendan Rodgers is setting out his stall and wasting no time in recruiting his targets. Can, formerly of Bayern Munich, is highly rated by many across Europe and at …
Norwich City v Liverpool Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Norwich City v Liverpool Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Norwich City are facing a fight for their Premier League survival but with four of the top seven teams still to face them in their four remaining games, it will be a tough task. The job facing them will not be made any easier by the fact that the first of the four teams to face them are current league leaders, Liverpool. The Canaries are still adjusting to life under Neil Adams and despite having the board’s support in keeping …