Reds' Heads Drop: Watford Pummel Liverpool

Reds' Heads Drop: Watford Pummel Liverpool

There are always shouts in the first half of the season that “the table is never set at this stage.”  Well, fair enough.  Especially in a league whose landscape has changed so much over the course of the past few seasons, there’s no telling where any one match might go. In dichotomous fashion, the teams sitting in 7th and 9th respectively both before and after the match, Watford and Liverpool denied history while maintaining their positions in the table. Whatever …
Watford vs Liverpool Match Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Watford vs Liverpool Match Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

The winter period is a difficult one to manage for coaches new to the league, therefore it will be interesting to see how Quique Sanchez-Flores and Jurgen Klopp deal with it over the next few weeks. The Christmas period of football is unique to England and it needs to be managed in a clever way with rotation being key. Both of these clubs are in a good position to achieve their pre season aims. Watford are currently above Liverpool and …
The Benteke Conundrum - Does He Fit?

The Benteke Conundrum - Does He Fit?

Christian Benteke's arrival was met in similar fashion to that of Moses as he made his way to the Red Sea. In this instance though it was the fan's opinion of the player that was parted. Liverpool fans rarely see eye to eye on a player but the signing of the Aston Villa hitman really had people clambering to give a side their support. On one side you had those blinded by goals, a necessity in the Premier League that …
Can Gary Neville Succeed at Valencia?

Can Gary Neville Succeed at Valencia?

Valencia are the fifth most successful Spanish club of all time, leading the line are Real Madrid, followed by Barcelona, followed by Athletico Bilbao, then comes Athletico Madrid and then Valencia in terms of trophies won. Gary Neville being announced as manager (initially on a 5 month contract) till the end of the season, has not met with universal acclaim. Santiago Canizares the former Spanish national keeper and Valencia stalwart echoed many people's thoughts when he said "Valencia is no …
Liverpool vs Swansea City Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Liverpool vs Swansea City Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Liverpool host Swansea City in the Premier League on Sunday. In-form Reds will hope to make most of this game and get the crucial three points as they chase a Champions League berth next season. They will be in confident mood after dismantling Manchester City at the Etihad last weekend, and winning against Bordeaux in the Europa League on Thursday night. Meanwhile Garry Monk's Swansea City will definitely don't come into this match in the best form. There is going to be …
Three Liverpool Players Who Should Feature Against Bordeaux

Three Liverpool Players Who Should Feature Against Bordeaux

Liverpool face Bordeaux in a crucial tie on Friday with qualification to the next round of Europa League in sight. The side, which not long ago was a picture of disheartening performances seems to have turned the ship and is actually Buoyant. Egged on by the new man in charge, there is growing optimism at the club. It has become evident that Klopp sees Europa League as a priority and that is music to the ear for many fans who …
Premier League Unsung XI

Premier League Unsung XI

Traditionally forwards grab the headlines, and combustible suave midfielders in the vein of Gerrard or Scholes or Giggs are the second tier of popularity amongst fans. However there has been a huge wave of "Unsung Heroes" contributing to their teams Premier League success this year. I've made an XI with a player from all 20 clubs (with an extended Subs bench of 9 players). Manager wise I have opted for Mauricio Pochettino, pretty unsung, under the radar for his 18 …
It's Samba Time in Liverpool

It's Samba Time in Liverpool

Liverpool’s victory over Manchester City on Saturday marked another major improvement experienced by the club in the Jurgen Klopp era. A Liverpool side that found it tough to beat the top sides under Brendan Rodgers has now beaten Chelsea and Manchester City. In the process the Merseyside club became the first team to put 4 beyond the Manchester Club at the Etihad in the Premier League. The victory brought to the forefront the capabilities of two Brazilians who operated in …
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