Reds look for late-season flourish: Fulham v Liverpool

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By Séamus Leonard

In stark contrast to the monotony of last weekend’s Merseyside derby, the days since have been filled with activity as first Alex Ferguson announced his decision to retire as manager of Manchester United at the end of the season and then Everton boss David Moyes was declared Fergie’s hand-picked successor.

The whole affair makes for strange times as both United and the Toffees prepare to bid farewell to their long-term supremos. Continue reading

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Epic Doom Mongering Call of Negativity

606 Football phone in from the BBC

Epic Doom Mongering Call of Negativity: Hear the of Panic! Feel the Fear! Listen to the Insanity!
Robbie Savage Unscathed!

Liverpool call starts at 15:22 and ends at 18:14 of the podcast: 
BBC: 606 Top Six Calls

Retrieved Monday, January 28, 2013 at 00:14:05 AM.

Editor’s Note: As a “value added service” to our readers for which we do not receive compensation or remuneration, the following transcript is accompanied by the pro bono diagnosis of Dr. Bill, Continue reading

Man Utd 2-1 Liverpool – Cautious Approach Costs Rodgers

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By Jonathan Carroll

Brendan Rodgers brought his Liverpool team to Old Trafford on Sunday to prove his team could compete with teams above them in the league. For the first forty-five minutes there wasn’t much of a competition. Manchester United dominated possession and Liverpool allowed them to do as much. Rodgers’ tactics of sitting back, soaking up the pressure played to United’s strengths. Giving them time on the ball allows a good team to be quite dangerous. Liverpool were lucky to only be a goal behind at half time. 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

Liverpool’s Kids Today…

By John Dutton

The most remarkable thing about Liverpool’s season so far (apart from having experienced the club’s worst league start after five matches for 101 years) is the number of young faces we’ve seen wearing the red and, um, nightshade.

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Liverpool 1-2 Man Utd – Performance Lacked Only Goals

By Jonathan Carroll

Liverpool faced arch rivals Manchester United at Anfield on Sunday looking to get their first win of the league campaign. In a match made up of big decisions and intense feelings, the referee got the biggest decision wrong on the day. The home support displayed mosaic’s including “Justice” and “The Truth”. It was a day to honor the victims of the Hillsborough tragedy and the families that have campaigned for so long. Unfortunately Manchester United’s traveling support couldn’t be so gracious as Chief football writer for the BBC Phil McNulty reports.

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Tensions on the M62: Liverpool v Manchester United

By Christopher Boulay

The 186th edition of Liverpool v Manchester United takes place on Sunday. The biggest derby in England may see one of its most passionate displays in years when the two clubs take to the pitch at Anfield. However, many will be keeping an eye on the collective crowd, as both of the clubs’ managers have gone out of their way to diffuse the potentially toxic minority in the stands. Continue reading