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Archives: Liverpool

Brendan Rodgers’ transfer policy beginning to bear fruit for Liverpool

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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For all his tactical nous and man-management skills, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is often criticized quite openly for his transfer market moves. Luis Suarez, Jordan Henderson, Steven Gerrard and Raheem Sterling, who were all so impressive last season during Liverpool’s … Continue reading

Watch Liverpool 2-1 Manchester City match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers savored "two wonderful moments" after long-range strikes from Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho earned a 2-1 win over Manchester City at Anfield. Henderson rifled in an early opener and Coutinho, making a habit of scoring outstanding … Continue reading

Reasons why the English Premier League teams are suffering in Europe

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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The Premier League is regarded by so many as the best league in world soccer. But why then do Premier League teams struggle so much when they take their game to the continent? The English flag is being flown the … Continue reading

Watch Besiktas 1-0 Liverpool match highlights (5-4 on penalties) [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers did not look for excuses after his side lost to Besiktas on penalties on their return to the Ataturk Stadium. The Istanbul stadium was the venue for their famous 2005 Champions League victory, also on penalties, … Continue reading

Brendan Rodgers confident ahead of Besiktas-Liverpool game despite injuries

Posted on by PA Sport
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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers may have left eight players at home but he remains confident what remains of his squad can get the job done against Besiktas in the Europa League. The Reds return to the Ataturk Stadium, venue for … Continue reading

Fernando Torres and Luis Suarez set to play in Steven Gerrard’s testimonial match

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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Former Liverpool strikers Fernando Torres and Luis Suarez have been tipped to return to Anfield next month to feature in Steven Gerrard’s scheduled testimonial according to Spanish newspaper AS. Torres in particular, enjoyed a fantastic partnership with Gerrard in his … Continue reading

Instant replays not the solution after poor weekend of Premier League officiating

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The case for some sort of instant replay in the Premier League was made by Jose Mourinho on Sunday’s surprising appearance on Sky Sports’ Goals on Sunday program. Following Kevin Friend’s shocking first half performance in Southampton’s loss at St … Continue reading

Poor officiating overshadows a weekend of exciting Premier League soccer

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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If it wasn’t abundantly clear before this weekend, it should be now. The referees of the English Premier League are detracting from an otherwise great season of soccer. Normally when a team like Burnley steals points from a team like … Continue reading

Watch Southampton 0-2 Liverpool match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Brendan Rodgers accused Southampton of disrespecting their former players Adam Lallana and Rickie Lambert after Liverpool's "outstanding" win at St Mary's. An exceptional, early Philippe Coutinho strike and Raheem Sterling's second-half effort helped the Reds collect a seventh win in … Continue reading

Referee Kevin Friend faced barrage of criticism after Liverpool win against Southampton

Posted on by PA Sport
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Referee Kevin Friend faced a barrage of criticism after a controversial display in Liverpool's 2-0 win over Southampton in the Premier League. The Leicester-based 43-year-old turned down two early appeals from Southampton for penalties, either side of Philippe Coutinho's spectacular … Continue reading

Southampton vs. Liverpool predicted lineups and team news

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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Southampton host Liverpool on Sunday evening in a match that could have a big influence in the race to secure a top four finish. The Saints have surprised everyone despite losing five of their best players and manager last summer … Continue reading

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli deserves credit for his upturn in form

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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I’m a big big fan of Mario Balotelli. There, I said it! Having supported Liverpool ever since I can remember, the arrival of the big Italian was extremely pleasing. Still only 24 years of age, Super Mario has experienced plenty … Continue reading

When was the last time an Englishman scored for your Premier League club?

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Listed below are the last English goalscorers for each Premier League club.  Perhaps surprisingly, Aston Villa, Everton, Hull City, Southampton and Chelsea round out the top five clubs that have gone the longest without an English player scoring a league … Continue reading

Watch Liverpool 1-0 Besiktas match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Substitute Mario Balotelli continued his penchant for late interventions with an 85th-minute penalty to give Liverpool a slender advantage to take to Istanbul in the last 32 of the Europa League. Nine days ago he came off the bench at … Continue reading

Steven Gerrard accuses Balotelli of disrespect in Liverpool penalty incident

Posted on by PA Sport
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Steven Gerrard accused Mario Balotelli of showing "disrespect" for taking the penalty which earned Liverpool a 1-0 Europa League win over Besiktas ahead of Reds captain Jordan Henderson. Balotelli tucked away the spot-kick to earn the hosts' a narrow first-leg … Continue reading

Liverpool and Southampton: The numbers behind 2 of the form teams in the Premier League in 2015

Posted on by PA Sport
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No team has encapsulated the re-energized transformation a new year can bring quite like Liverpool have in recent weeks. The revitalized Reds are the only unbeaten Premier League team in 2015 and have claimed 14 of a possible 18 points … Continue reading

David Moyes leading Premier League clubs in the race for Danny Ings

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Burnley striker Danny Ings is Real Sociedad coach David Moyes‘ number one transfer target, and the Scottish manager is currently leading the race to sign the talented 22-year-old goalscorer. According to numerous reports, Ings is being tracked by a host of Premier … Continue reading

The predicament facing Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur as they juggle domestic and European duties

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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For Spurs, their Europa League campaign continues Thursday against Fiorentina. For Liverpool, another campaign begins at Anfield against Besiktas. Both are in similar league positions, form, and a similar predicament – how seriously do we take the Europa League when … Continue reading