GOOD OLD fashioned entertainment, that’s what Liverpool’s 2-2 draw with Manchester City was all about. Two of the three best sides in the Premier League slugged it out for 90 pulsating minutes, there were some excellent goals, an intense atmosphere … Continue reading Liverpool v Manchester City – what would Pep’s side have done with a prolific striker?
THERE is no other football institution like Liverpool in Britain, yet most of us don’t really understand the club or its fans. Our view of Liverpool … Continue reading Football Read Review: Defining Liverpool – no easy job
SOME fans are talking about a Liverpool decline, claiming Jürgen Klopp’s side are not making a very good job of defending the title they won so impressively in 2019-20. That’s a little of an over-reaction, Liverpool may have lost some … Continue reading Defending a title – why Liverpool’s season may just be human nature
JOSÉ Mourinho, typically, told his opposite number, the dentist’s dream that is Jürgen Klopp, that the best team had been beaten in the top-of-the-table clash at Anfield. Klopp, still grinning, was mystified and made light of it, and thanks to … Continue reading Liverpool v Spurs: Why “the best team lost” is a matter of opinion
ONLY three times since the UEFA Champions League was formed have both of the previous season’s finalists exited at the round of 16 stage. The structure of the competition is designed to allow the rich to become successful, so that … Continue reading Liverpool and Tottenham ousted by canny operators
EVEN AT this early stage, Liverpool’s current team, as exceptional as it is, is being prematurely labelled the club’s best ever side. There’s a degree of “presentism” about this claim, not least because if any club has a phenomenal list … Continue reading Premature evaluation and Liverpool