About Chris Boulay

College hockey writer. Lover of pizza. Hater of IPAs.

Roller coaster summer makes Anfield faithful yearn for kickoff

By Christopher Boulay

The summer of 2013 has been one of much stress for the average Liverpool supporter. With the uncertainty brought during these turbulent times, there may be several people wearing red tops while rocking back and forth in the dusty corner of their bedroom.

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Can Liverpool Contain Gareth Bale?

Can Liverpool Contain Gareth Bale? - The Red Letter - Official Blog of LFC Boston

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By Christopher Boulay

With 10 matches left in Liverpool’s Premier League campaign, the club sits 10 points behind Chelsea for fourth place. The gap between the club and fifth place¬†Arsenal is just five points, representing automatic qualification for the Europa League. The remaining schedule could be much worse than it is, with only three fixtures against sides placed higher than the Reds in the table. The first comes this weekend against Tottenham Hotspur. Every match is essentially a must-win, but stopping Gareth Bale and Co. at Anfield may be the most difficult task left on the schedule.
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Playing the managerial blame game won’t change Liverpool’s situation

By Christopher Boulay

It’s that time of year again. Liverpool is predictably underperforming, and the crosshairs are pointed squarely at the manager.

That statement could have been written during the first few weeks of each calendar year since 2010, and it would have made sense, in some aspect. Frustration has come to be the overwhelming feeling of many Liverpool supporters, who were both so fortunate and spoiled to have two Champions League Final appearances within the past decade. Continue reading

The biggest derby in the world: Manchester United v Liverpool

By Christopher Boulay

Liverpool’s form showed some promise during the last several games, but there hasn’t been as big of a test as the road ahead. First up, Brendan Rodgers’ squad heads to Old Trafford to face Manchester United. Continue reading

FA Cup Third Round Preview: Mansfield Town v Liverpool

By Christopher Boulay

Liverpool travels to Field Mill on Sunday to take on Conference National side Mansfield Town in the FA Cup third round proper. While the Reds are set to field a weakened side, Mansfield will aim for what would arguably be the biggest upset in the Nottinghamshire club’s existence. Continue reading

Happy New Year: Liverpool v Sunderland

By Christopher Boulay

Liverpool will look to gain all three points against a struggling Sunderland side on Wednesday, especially with a difficult stretch of matches on the horizon.

The club has an opportunity to move into the eighth spot in the table with a win, as it would give Liverpool 31 points, leapfrogging both Stoke City and Swansea City. This is a high priority for the Reds, as they face Manchester United, Norwich City, Arsenal and Manchester City in the coming weeks. Continue reading