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?
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
A FEW week ago, after Arsenal had won at Old Trafford, the backside seemed to be dropping out of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s world. Manchester United had been beaten by Crystal Palace, Tottenham and Arsenal at home and the knives were … Continue reading The United renaissance will be tested by two clashes with Liverpool
LOSING 6-0 would normally prompt drastic action and kneejerk reactions in football boardrooms. In the football world of today, directors and owners have a particularly low threshold of tolerance. Hence, managers are often sent to the gallows prematurely even though … Continue reading Klopp, Löw and a bad night in Seville
LIVERPOOL’s crushing 7-2 defeat at the hands of Aston Villa may turn out to be a freak result, but it certainly highlighted the need for clubs to employ more than one goalkeeper at the top of his game. Adrián may … Continue reading 7-2: Time for goalkeepers to be interchangeable
LIVERPOOL’s 2019-20 champions cost the club around half a billion pounds in transfer fees, less than the amount paid to assemble Manchester City’s team in 2018-19, but still making the reds the second most expensive side to win the Premier … Continue reading The cost of Liverpool’s success – it didn’t come cheap