City’s cruise to the title this year simply illustrated a well-known pre-requisite to win the league. Over the course of a gruelling 38-game, 10-month season, you need more than just a blockbuster starting eleven. You need a star-studded bench. For the games where you just can’t seem to get a breakthrough, to the times when injury strike your key players at vital times of the … Continue reading Klopp’s next step for LFC – Squad depth
The summer transfer window is coming around, and per the transfer mill surrounding Liverpool, a couple of Southampton players are being linked with the club. Dividing opinion, some fans feel Virgil van Dijk would improve the Reds backline, others feel he might turn out to be the next Dejan Lovren – more doubts than uncertainty – and are wondering if Liverpool’s scouts are all based … Continue reading Would a mid-table signing bolster LFC’s squad next season?
It’s 19 June 2017 as Jurgen Klopp returns to his office at Melwood, plotting for his second full season with his Reds, having scraped 4th spot last season. During the summer months, Klopp relieved goalkeeping coach John Achterberg of his duties and brought in his own man from Germany, tasked with readying Loris Karius and Danny Ward for the battle ahead – in the Premier League, … Continue reading LFC’s Perfect Summer 2017
Top 4 is the best the Reds can hope to achieve this season, having been knocked out of both cup competitions and too far to catch Antonio Conte’s imperious Chelsea side. The month of January 2017 will always be remembered as the period that undid the brilliant work from the first six months of the season. It really was a make-or-break month, and ultimately January … Continue reading Where do LFC need to strengthen for next season?
The title has been derailed and lost for good; top 4 is now the ultimate goal, with Jurgen Klöpp’s Liverpool side falling out of the Champions League qualification places and with the least momentum of the top 6. The Reds enjoyed a perfect end to Klopp’s first full calendar year in charge. As scarily predicted, Liverpool sneaked an injury-time derby night winner at Goodison Park. … Continue reading Can LFC regain their momentum and return to the top 4?
Amidst a mid-season slump, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has little time to turn things around. Instead of looking towards the top and focusing on reeling in league leaders Chelsea, Klopp is now more concerned on keeping the Reds in the top 4. With fatigue and defensive issues plaguing the Reds right now, here are three ways Klopp can get his side back on track: Persist … Continue reading 3 ways to revitalise Klopp’s out-of-form LFC side
Ever since the introduction of squad numbers at the start of the 1993/94 season, some of these numbers have become synonymous with certain Anfield icons and legends. With the 25-man squad being the norm, we look at how a Liverpool first eleven (1 to 11) and overall squad (1 to 25) would look if we took the best of shirt numbers 1 to 25. First … Continue reading LFC’s Best of No.1 to 25
Expected to push on in an ‘easier’ run after their fast start, the Reds have had a good run of results, albeit with a couple of blips along the way. Jurgen Klopp’s men registered three victories on the trot, with expected home wins against West Brom (2-1) and Watford (6-1) sandwiching a thrilling 4-2 victory at bogey ground Selhurst Park, gaining two more valuable points … Continue reading Will the festive period derail or boost LFC’s title challenge?
Comparing current player with those of the past are just one of the many things fans indulge in. And that’s no different at Anfield – the most frequent of which is whether current captain Jordan Henderson can ever fill his predecessor’s shoes, one Steven Gerrard no less! The arrival of Dejan Lovren a year after the retirement of Jamie Carragher gave the Croatian international the … Continue reading Are these current LFC stars shades of former Anfield favourites?
The Reds did not just survive their tough start, they thrived. A victory did come at the Emirates, though we did not expect it to arrive in such thrilling manner. Jurgen Klopp’s men could not follow up with another victory at Burnley, and even failed to settle for a predicted point. As correctly predicted, another single point followed at White Hart Lane, before Klopp’s side … Continue reading Can Liverpool push on after a fast start?