Liverpool supporters have often been associated with riding off past success. The club was one of the dominant forces of English and European football in the 70s and 80s but have since seen their domestic title count eclipsed by bitter rivals Manchester United and various other European giants pick up multiple European trophies. The most … Continue reading Why Liverpool will win the Champions League
Rewind six weeks to Christmas and the winter break in Ligue 1 was in full swing. In a normal year, AS Saint Etienne fans wouldn’t have been too disappointed sitting a point above Lille halfway through the season’s fixtures. This campaign, however, was no normal instance. Both teams were playing far below their best and … Continue reading Green Shoots of Recovery – Saint Etienne Revitalised
At the beginning of November this season, OGC Nice found themselves in a very precarious position. Domestically, they were as low as 17th with 10 points after 11 games. In the Europa League, Lazio had just beaten them home and away. This was a far cry from the podium finish the club achieved in the … Continue reading How Nice are turning around their season
In the summer transfer window of 2017, Olympique de Marseille had a long overdue overhaul of their squad. Due to financial difficulties for several years, the club was forced to sell its most promising players. The likes of Michy Batshuayi, Dimitri Payet and Florian Thauvin left the club for fees far below their market value. … Continue reading Kostas Mitroglou: A Doomed Signing
During his tenure at Anfield, Brendan Rodgers was often mocked for his overuse of one word in particular: character. The Northern Irishman said it as if it were going out of fashion in almost every post-match interview. In the 2013-14 season, Liverpool fell at the final hurdle, finishing second in a thrilling Premier League campaign … Continue reading Liverpool Need to Show More Character
Virgil Van Dijk’s Liverpool career could not have started better after he bagged the winner in the Merseyside derby to knock Everton out of the FA Cup. He was recruited to help remedy the Reds’ defensive woes and the Dutchman is a shoo-in for a spot as one of Liverpool centre-halves. There are four candidates … Continue reading Who should partner Virgil Van Dijk at Liverpool?
A little over two years ago, Jürgen Klopp took charge of Liverpool FC following the sacking of Brendan Rodgers as manager. Despite the German’s impressive attacking football, the most he has to show for his efforts is a return to the Champions League. Why is it that manager Jürgen Klopp is exempt from criticism? Klopp … Continue reading Why is Jürgen Klopp Exempt From Criticism?