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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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Philosophy Is The Next Best Thing To Trophies…

Guest F365 writer Tom Young argues that for smaller clubs who don’t have a particularly high chance of winning silverware, their belief systems and footballing ideals are the things that fans can be most proud of, using Swansea City as a glowing example.

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Liverpool Don’t Need £15million Joe Allen

Matt Stanger of F365 makes a very valid point with regards to the £15million Liverpool are apparently willing to pay for Swansea’s midfielder Joe Allen.

While I’ve previously likened the young Wales international’s playing style (not quality) to Andres Iniesta, I fully agree with Stanger’s argument in this article: the money can be better spent elsewhere and there are already other current Liverpool players capable of buying into Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers’ playing philosophy. 

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Rodgers Makes Mockery Of ‘Minnows’ Tag

F365’s Daniel Storey lauds Brendan Rodgers’ efforts to make Swansea an established Premier League side.

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Fulham 0-3 Swansea

On paper at least, this game looked to be between two evenly-matched teams with slightly similar styles of play: both sides were on 39 points prior to the game, and both try to build from the back and play possession … Continue reading

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