West Ham 1-2 Liverpool – A Test of Character

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By Jonathan Carroll

Sunday saw the reds travel to London to take on Sam Allardyce’s West Ham. In true big Sam fashion, Brendan Rodgers will have prepared his team to face a physical onslaught with a good helping of long balls into their eighteen yard box. West Ham who are now relatively safe from relegation had nothing to lose. Liverpool on the other hand were looking to hold their nerve in a true test of character in the title race. Continue reading

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West Ham United v Liverpool: Reds require six of the best

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Photo courtesy of liverpoolfc.com

By Séamus Leonard

With 32 Premier League games played in its 2013/14 campaign, Liverpool stands atop the table with 71 points. Manchester City and Chelsea are the only other realistic contenders for the title, with the former lying four points behind the Reds but, perhaps crucially, with two games in hand. Continue reading

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.

There is no need to be upset. Continue reading

Back to football, please: Newcastle United v Liverpool

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Photo courtesy of liverpoolfc.com

By Séamus Leonard

After yet another dreadful week in the recent history of Liverpool Football Club, attention will thankfully return to the field of play when the Reds travel to St James’ Park to lock horns with a Newcastle United side still flirting with the possibility of relegation. Continue reading

European hopes on the line again: Liverpool v West Ham United

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Photo courtesy of liverpoolfc.com

By Séamus Leonard

With seven games to go in the English Premier League, Liverpool’s hopes of European football next season depend as much on the results of the teams around them as on Brendan Rodgers’ side’s own fortunes. Continue reading

Reds try something new at Upton Park: West Ham v Liverpool

By Christopher Boulay

Liverpool heads to East London on Sunday to take on one of the most impressive clubs of this Premier League season. However, Brendan Rodgers’ side needs to find a way to win without its best goalscorer.

Luis Suarez is suspended from the match due to card accumulation, and this now puts the club in a position many supporters feared at the end of the summer transfer window. There are now no first team forwards fit in the squad. This will be problematic, as Suarez leads Liverpool with 10 goals in 15 league matches. The makeshift squad setup will need to be perfect to keep pace with West Ham. Jonjo Shelvey will likely have to play out of position to lead the attack for the Reds. 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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