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When Zico’s Flamengo downed Liverpool

For the football supporting youth of the world, Liverpool is just a club that tells you about it’s history, but very few millennials know what has actually occurred. Bloody young’uns, eh? Who can blame them though, really, but hopefully this past

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Liverpool: hell Bent-eke on failure?

With the Klopp honeymoon period quickly returning to dreary grim reality for Liverpool, defeat to West Ham at Upton Park at the weekend highlighted a lot of weaknesses in their squad and a lot of room for improvement in the January transfer window.

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Watch: Former Liverpool player Dirk Kuyt scores another hat-trick for Feyenoord

As far as model professionals go, Dutch workhorse Dirk Kuyt is probably one of the best you’re likely to see. During his time with Liverpool, he was certainly known for his excellent attitude and teamwork; something that’s not as common today

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Watch: Russian toilet plays Liverpool anthem ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’

Yes, you did read the headline correctly. There’s a Liverpool-supporting toilet in Russia and it’s pretty damn special. It plays the famous Anfield anthem ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ each time someone presses the button. Strange but brilliant.

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Has Martin Skrtel ever been good enough for Liverpool?

Life as a defender can be a grim, cruel game. Much like the life of a goalkeeper, a single error can undo 89 minutes of otherwise great work. Too much hesitation, too much enthusiasm, too much stupidity… there’s a fine line between being

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Manchester United vs Liverpool: A match not made in heaven

The two biggest rivals in the Premier League are heading for their first clash of the season this weekend at Old Trafford. A time when not only the teams battle it out on the pitch, but also the rival factions

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Will Danny Ings cut it at Liverpool?

As you’re probably aware, Liverpool are to sign Burnley and England U21 striker Danny Ings subject to a medical. Liverpool fans and those with a tactical mind will be pondering how manager Brendan Rodgers will fit Ings into the Liverpool team. So,

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Nice: Liverpool’s Coutinho scores his first ever goal for Brazil

After a fairly impressive season domestically with Liverpool, Philippe Coutinho deserved another chance at international level with Brazil and was rightfully called up to their squad for the recent friendly match against Mexico in Sao Paulo. The former Inter Milan

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Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho stars as a 12-year-old futsal player

Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho is having the season of his life and is showing all the qualities required to be considered one of the best attacking players in the Premier League at this moment in time. His winner against Manchester City on

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Liverpool: a red resurgence

Sunday the 14th of December 2014 has featured prominently on the calendar of many a Liverpool follower as one of the darkest days of a year riddled with them. This of course was the day of Liverpool’s chastening at the

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In defence of Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli

It is the 70th minute at Anfield and Liverpool are 2-1 down to Arsenal after Olivier Giroud put the Gunners ahead. Skrtel scored a last minute equaliser but it was abysmal defending from Liverpool’s three central defenders for Arsenal’s second

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Liverpool boss Rodgers – navigating the mire

A little over seven months ago, the footballing landscape in England had a very different guise to the one that currently adorns it. Liverpool, who had underachieved and disappointed for the best part of three decades were on a rampaging run, obliterating

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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard: the elephant in the room

A “cornucopia of catastrophes” heads the list of catchy, alliterative phrases that came to mind when describing the exploits of The Reds thus far this campaign. These poor performances have been well documented by pundits and journalists worldwide who are all

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Liverpool: avoiding a Real rout

To describe the difference in Liverpool’s performances now, compared to the ones that had left fans and pundits drooling just over five months ago as a “shock” would be an absolute understatement. This is something that even a footballing bystander, somebody

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How long can Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard keep going?

At the age of 34, it seems like Steven Gerrard has been around forever in English football. But it all has to come to an end at some point as he thinks about retirement and spending more time with his