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West Ham 3-1 Liverpool: Shackling Gerrard

Liverpool’s defeat at the hands of West Ham can be attributed to a number of factors: the Reds’ snowflake-like defence, the Londoners’ aggression and quick tempo compared to the Merseysiders’ hesitancy and limp start, and injuries to key players such as Daniel Sturridge … Continue reading

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A new tactical age for Liverpool, a diamond midfield?

Almost every article written about Brendan Rodgers inevitably uses the word “philosophy”, which is associated with his “passing football”, “possession” and often, his insistence on a 4-3-3 formation that served him so well at Swansea City. Yet the current Liverpool … Continue reading

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Steven Gerrard: ‘Don’t call me a hero or legend’ Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard reflects on his time with England thus far, after being only the 6th Englishman to win 100 caps for his country. He admits that despite that achievement, he … Continue reading

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6 points from Norwich 0-3 Liverpool

Two Scottish managers of vastly difference levels of experience – Norwich manager Paul Lambert had actually played under Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish when the latter was in charge of Celtic – led their stuttering teams against each other in this … Continue reading

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5 points about Liverpool from their 1-1 draw with Aston Villa

This was a match between two teams, both of whom were on torrid runs of form. Based on the last 7 matches prior to this game, Liverpool and Aston Villa had only managed 3 points and 5 points respectively; only … Continue reading

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Liverpool 3-0 Everton

With Liverpool coming into the game on the back of 3 consecutive league defeats – the first time since 2003 – and David Moyes celebrating a decade of service to Everton by being on an impressive 9 match unbeaten run, … Continue reading

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