Archive for May, 2012

Rodgers’ Liverpool: The British Barcelona?

Rodgers’ Liverpool: The British Barcelona?

Now we know Brendan Rodgers is our new manager, we can start to think about how the playing philosophy he developed at Swansea might be implemented at Liverpool. He might want to bring a player or two with him from Swansea – with Joe Allen and Scott Sinclair being obvious candidates – and could lose a few he’d rather keep – Martin […]

Bucking the Trend: Why Rodgers Could Transform Liverpool

Bucking the Trend: Why Rodgers Could Transform Liverpool

So the wait is over. FSG have their new manager – or is he a coach? – and a new chapter in the club’s history has begun. For some amnesic fans, Brendan Rodgers will be too inexperienced, not a big enough name, and too much of a risk. Ironic, then, that our greatest ever manager was plucked from relative obscurity, that Dalglish, like Guardiola, had never […]

Martinez and 3-4-3: A Way Forward for Liverpool?

Martinez and 3-4-3: A Way Forward for Liverpool?

Having flown to Miami to meet John Henry, Roberto Martinez now looks odds-on favourite to be appointed Liverpool’s new manager. Young, adept at pulling off value for money transfers and more likely to accept limitations on his role than a more established manager might be, he seems the perfect fit for what FSG are looking for. Another bonus to appointing the […]

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