In The Spotlight: Liverpool's Jon Flanagan & Raheem Sterling

In The Spotlight: Liverpool's Jon Flanagan & Raheem Sterling

Liverpool have had a week of ups and downs. A 4-0 thrashing of neighbours Everton at Anfield left the Reds in dreamland, along with the added bonus that a number of teams around them lost points on Saturday, and the prospect of City and Chelsea playing each other on Monday night. However, Liverpool couldn't capitalise on others' mishaps. A draw at the Hawthorns meant that the Reds were looking at 2 points dropped rather than 1 point gained, and lost …
Rodgers wants a major signing

Rodgers wants a major signing

Speaking after his teams impressive 4-0 home win over Everton, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has spoken about his desire to bring in a "major signing" before Friday's deadline. Rodgers said "I think we will hopefully do something over the next couple of days," "I saw some headlines after Monday's press conference in terms of the manager being angry with the club - nothing is further from the truth. "We are not just going to get the players we want to get …
Would Liverpool part with Sterling?

Would Liverpool part with Sterling?

Could Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers be ready to let Raheem Sterling head down to South Wales for a 6 month loan deal with his former club Swansea City? The story is that Liverpool plan to bring in Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah and then make space for him by letting Raheem Sterling join Swansea City until the end of the season. Swansea boss Michael Laudrup is known to be a big fan of Sterling and would relish making him a part …
Rodgers fumes over poor decisions

Rodgers fumes over poor decisions

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has hit out at the performance of the match officials during his sides 2-1 defeat away at Manchester City. “I was very proud of the players,” said Rodgers. “I thought they were absolutely outstanding. But they had no help whatsoever from the officials. “I never go on about officials, but I thought today they were horrendous in terms of their performance. We had nothing that went our way at all. “The linesman on the offside decision, …
Player Performance Analysis | Raheem Sterling Vs Tottenham

Player Performance Analysis | Raheem Sterling Vs Tottenham

The big transfer sagas of the summer revolved around two players, Luis Suarez and Gareth Bale. One hand, after a bid from Arsenal, interest from Real Madrid and a certain willingness to part with the team, Liverpool were able to persuade Suarez into staying, knowing that if they had ambitions of progressing under Brendan Rodgers and his target of once again being a force in both England and in Europe, they had to keep hold of their star man. In …
Spurs 0 Liverpool 5 | Spurs Midfield Vs Liverpool Midfield Stats

Spurs 0 Liverpool 5 | Spurs Midfield Vs Liverpool Midfield Stats

Liverpool turned up to White Hart Lane trying to overturn a spell of poor results at the Spurs home ground in the past few years, not winning in six attempts, and did so on Sunday through hard work, determination and playing scintillating football. In this article I will examine the two midfield trios from each side, consisting of Mousa Dembele, Paulinho and Sandro for Spurs - and Joe Allen, Jordan Henderson and Lucas Leiva for Liverpool. Dembele, Paulinho and Lewis …
Liverpool 4 West Ham 1 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool 4 West Ham 1 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool won their second of two home games this week with another goal-fest, beating West Ham 4-1 despite a couple of scares, and an overall good performance ahead of a tough end to the month. Line-Ups Brendan Rodgers started Mamadou Sakho at left centre-back alongside Martin Skrtel in the absence of Daniel Agger who was sick. Sakho has been out of the side for a few weeks and has been unlucky not to feature, so this was an opportunity for …
Brendan Rodgers confirms Raheem Sterling is suffering from burnout

Brendan Rodgers confirms Raheem Sterling is suffering from burnout

Brendan Rodgers has been quick to point out the risks of over-playing Raheem Sterling throughout this season following his break-through into the Liverpool starting eleven this term and his warnings seem to have come to fruition with Rodgers confirming, in the Express, it is tiredness that has seen Sterling "lose his zip" in recent matches. [caption id="attachment_27381" align="alignright" width="255"] Raheem Sterling's creativity stats for Liverpool this season[/caption] It has been a whirlwind year for Raheem Sterling with the eighteen year …
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