Should Rodgers build Liverpool's defence around Agger? | Stats Analysis

Should Rodgers build Liverpool's defence around Agger? | Stats Analysis

Liverpool's 2012-13 season was definitely one full of mixed feelings. The team played their first campaign under a new manager, who was trying to implement his footballing philosophy. A mixture of questionable transfers and confusion on the last day of the transfer window forced Rodgers, in his first season at Liverpool, to give the youngsters a chance, and although most of them (especially Raheem Sterling) were highly impressive, the lack of experience backfired as the Reds couldn't find consistency through …
Brendan Rodgers Liverpool Centerback Options Compared | Stats

Brendan Rodgers Liverpool Centerback Options Compared | Stats

Brendan Rodgers has gone through several tactical phases during his time at the Liverpool helm.  Having dogmatically stuck to his 4-3-3 possession-oriented approach during his first half season, Rodgers has since toyed with a strict 4-2-3-1, a 4-2-2-2/4-2-3-1 hybrid, and, finally, the 3-4-1-2 he’s used over the past six or so weeks this season. Rodgers’s switch to a three-man central defence has been a double-edged sword.  It has created a platform for the prolific partnership of Daniel Sturridge and Luis …
Kolo Toure to be Carragher's replacement? Toure Vs Carragher 12-13 Stats

Kolo Toure to be Carragher's replacement? Toure Vs Carragher 12-13 Stats

There are lots of rumours online, mainly on Twitter that Kolo Toure will sign for Liverpool in this summer's transfer window. Your first reaction is "What the heck? He's an old washed-up has-been!", but Carragher was no spring chicken. The man that just retired was many years older than Kolo Toure and I'd expect other first team centre-backs to be signed (Papadopoulos also rumoured to be a target) so the signing of Kolo Toure as a back up centre-back could …
Confirmed: Kolo Toure to join Liverpool | Stats Compared to Carragher

Confirmed: Kolo Toure to join Liverpool | Stats Compared to Carragher

Kolo Toure: An improvement to the Liverpool squad? LFC CB Comparison

Kolo Toure: An improvement to the Liverpool squad? LFC CB Comparison

Player Performance Analysis | Kolo Touré vs Aston Villa (A)

Player Performance Analysis | Kolo Touré vs Aston Villa (A)

Liverpool have been widely tipped to be in the mix for a UEFA Champions League spot this season and they couldn’t have started their quest any better after securing back-to-back wins against Stoke City and Aston Villa. The Merseysiders have recruited well in the summer as Brendan Rodgers continues to build a competitive side that epitomizes his possession-based attacking philosophy on the pitch. He’s blended the youth with the experience, the home grown with the marquee signings, but one arrival …