Match Reports

5 Observations from the Southampton Game

5 Observations from the Southampton Game

Lucas and Gerrard Should Never Happen Again Most Liverpool fans think Lucas should be sold, or at the very least, kept as a back-up back-up behind Gerrard, Henderson, Can and Allen in the rankings for a midfield berth, so its hard to know what Brendan Rodgers was thinking here. It’s clear that Steven Gerrard is not the player he once […]

99 Problems, but the League Table Isn’t One

99 Problems, but the League Table Isn’t One

The first Merseyside derby of the season and Brendan Rodgers’ 50th Premier League game in charge of Liverpool was one of caveats, contradictions and all-too-familiar problems. Despite providing yet another assist, Steven Gerrard was woefully poor, casually strolling amid the eye of a derby storm. John Flanagan, a young player few thought had a future at Liverpool, gave the kind […]

Only One Brendan Rodgers

Only One Brendan Rodgers

Big wins against struggling teams have become almost routine for Liverpool under Brendan Rodgers, yet there was something different about Liverpool’s victory over a lacklustre Fulham side today. The Kop’s chant of  “There’s only one Brendan Rodgers” in the closing minutes felt like the first time the manager’s name had been sung. Rodgers has slowly won fans over after a […]

Could this Be Rodgers’ Olympiakos?

Could this Be Rodgers’ Olympiakos?

When Rafa Benitez’s Liverpool came back from one down to beat Olympiakos 3-1, setting them on route to an even more incredible comeback in Istanbul, it was a victory which arguably installed a character and winning mentality that would come to define Liverpool under the Spaniard’s reign. They say success breeds success, and in modern football, where winners are rewarded […]

Extracting What We Need

Extracting What We Need

One of my favourite film quotes of all time is from White Men Can’t Jump when Gloria tells Billy; “Sometimes when you win, you really lose, and sometimes when you lose, you really win, and sometimes when you win or lose, you actually tie, and sometimes when you tie, you actually win or lose. Winning or losing is all one organic mechanism, […]

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