Manchester United vs, Liverpool: the high profile fixture of any Premier League season. This one has season-defining implications for both sides. READ MORE
Tag: Brendan Rodgers
Pellegrini and City clueless, outclassed by Liverpool
While the red side of Manchester ridicules the signings that Brendan Rodgers made this summer, their prized £59m acquisition makes passionless runs that fizz out; lacking vigour like much of the United side. Manchester City have spent a total of £42m on Brazilians ‘do and ‘dinho, who are both unable to do anything significant in midfield. Fans […] READ MORE
Anfield Alive: Balotelli’s Time Running Out?
Mario Balotelli hasn’t had the impact that Liverpool fans, the club and himself would have wanted but that isn’t to say all hope is lost for super Mario. Balotelli, as a potentially key cog for this Liverpool side, can make a success of his time at Liverpool and turn into the cult hero many Liverpool […] READ MORE
Anfield Alive: Liverpool Summer Signings Half-Term Report
Finally it is January 2015, and thus begins the much awaited January transfer window. Some spend vast amounts on average quality; others spend even more on the same. Last time around, Liverpool made no transfers in January, but the Merseyside team tried to make up for it by making a jaw dropping eight summer signings […] READ MORE
2014: A Jekyll and Hyde Year for Liverpool
It doesn’t take much research to know that Liverpool have been grossly disappointing this Premier League season. Just six months earlier, the Merseysiders were sitting on the top of the league table. On display was their high pressure and deadly duo of Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez, bagging in upwards of three goals every game. The high-tempo […] READ MORE
How Can Liverpool Return to Winning Form Again?
How can Liverpool return to winning form again? This seems to be a burning question when it comes to Liverpool taking on any team in recent days, does it not? I often wonder what happened to that team that dismantled most of their opponents, and went on to nearly win the league, had it not […] READ MORE
Fighting Fire With Gasoline: The Liverpool Transfer Philosophy
Interesting fact, you can buy 11 million roles of Renova Colored toilet paper with £215 million. Speaking of wiping your behind with money, let’s now focus on Brendan Rodgers, a man who has spent the same figure on some truly farcical players. While very few can question his achievements last season, Rodgers’ men still finished […] READ MORE
Anfield Alive: Lacklusture Liverpool Performances
I know exactly what you’re thinking. You’re pondering why Liverpool’s performances are extremely lacklustre this season. You’re wondering where Rodgers’ tactics are going wrong and why many teams are dismantling the last season’s close second pretty easily. You’re puzzled about the absence of intensity, ambition and drive. You’re trying to find answers for one question […] READ MORE
Anfield Alive: A Victim of Expectations?
This time last year: Liverpool were beginning to ride the crest of attacking upheaval and stunning football that saw them partake in – and headline – an astronomically unpredictable three-fighter dogfight for the coveted glory of the Premier League title. This year, the after effects may very well have put a damper on any thoughts […] READ MORE
Liverpool Lineup: Who Should Play and Who Should be Benched?
Liverpool gave their worst performance this season, or perhaps even the worst ever under Brendan Rodgers, at St. James Park where they lost 1-0 against Newcastle United. The team failed miserably to link, and it was collectively a bad performance. However, at Santiago Bernabéu against Real Madrid, despite the fact that Rodgers had dropped some […] READ MORE