As with every summer that comes around, every team will split their squads into staying and goings. What do the lucky ones have to do to remain at the club come the end of next season? And why are the ones slated to leave leaving? Stays Simon Mignolet The Belgian is still on a tight rope, with two young quality goalkeepers pushing for his spot. … Continue reading LFC’s Stayings and Goings for 2017
In a parallel universe, the first official news of Virgil van Dijk and Liverpool would have been that of the deal sealed between the Reds and Southampton for the signing of the Dutchman. Beating the reigning champions and richest club in England, the signing of VVD was suppose to pull the Reds out of the dark ages, in terms of the transfer market, and signal … Continue reading The One That Got Away?
Up until the new year, Jurgen Klopp’s Reds were full steam ahead, looking like Chelsea’s closest challengers in 2nd. Fast forward five months, and the Reds have dropped off the pace. A combination of injuries and lack of depth ultimately cost Klopp’s first title charge. What was more frustrating for the manager and Liverpool fans was how the Reds did not get the points they … Continue reading LFC’s Regretful Five in 2016/17
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?