Tag: Brendan Rodgers


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


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


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


Diamonds are forever

The only thing constant in football is change. As managers and coaches tweak their tactics and systems to get the best out of their players, they end up forming a new system or formation which when used effectively c


Why Mario Balotelli isn’t the answer for Liverpool

During the latter stages of last season, it became apparent through the reports of various media outlets that Fenway Sports Group were prepared to loosen the purse strings for Brendan Rodgers, and provide a summer “war c


It’s good to have Mario Balotelli back in the Premier League

The return to the Premier League of one of the most enigmatic strikers in football has happened as Mario Balotelli completed his £16million move to Liverpool from AC Milan on Monday evening. I, for one, am chuffed to ha


Liverpool – written off again

After a summer of shenanigans, fans of Liverpool FC return to the new season with a bittersweet taste in their mouths. Having seen the talismanic Luis Suarez complete an almost inevitable transfer to one of Spain’s heavywei


Edinson Cavani is needed at Liverpool

After pretty much years of transfer speculation and countless rumours mainly emerging from Spain, Luis Suarez has finally departed Liverpool Football Club and moved onto to pastures new. Love or hate the man, it’s obvious t


How would Liverpool cope without Luis Suárez?

It’s the scenario Liverpool fans dread, and it’s the one we resigned ourselves to last summer. Every passing transfer window brings about rumour after rumour that Luis Suárez might leave the club. Last summer it was Ar


It would be great for English football if Liverpool won the title

With the Premier League title race nearing its climax it’s virtually impossible to call it with Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea and now outsiders Arsenal, all in with a shout of winning it. There seems to be a general consensus


Can Liverpool win the league?

They are second in the Premier League, four points off first place, and currently boast the league’s top two scorers and top two assisters, with the man leading both charts regarded as one of the best players in the world – Luis