The Premier League returns: WBA v Liverpool

By Christopher Boulay

The turbulent summer in Liverpool is quickly approaching a crescendo, as the transfer window will be closed in a fortnight, and the club is finally playing Premier League football again. Manager Brendan Rodgers leads the Reds into The Hawthorns this weekend to play West Bromwich Albion.

The match could be a tricky one for Liverpool, as there is a familiar face on the other side of the pitch.

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Hyypia returns to Anfield for Reds’ final summer friendly

By Christopher Boulay

After advancing to the Europa League play-off round, Liverpool will get one final tune-up before the season starts as it hosts German side Bayer Leverkusen. Die Werkself will be led onto the pitch by a familiar face in Anfield circles, as Sami Hyypia makes his first return to Liverpool since signing for the German club in 2009. Continue reading

Europa League third qualifying round first leg: Gomel v Liverpool

By Christopher Boulay

Liverpool returns to Europe after one season’s absence in the third qualifying round of the Europa League, where it must get past F.C. Gomel of Belarus. Continue reading

North American Tour: Match One – Toronto v Liverpool

 

By Christopher Boulay

Liverpool begins its 2012-13 campaign and North American Summer Tour in Canada, as the Reds face Toronto F.C. in a friendly.

The two clubs have never met before, but Liverpool isn’t unfamiliar with Toronto. In 2004, when the stadium was still called the SkyDome, the Reds played Porto. Liverpool came up short then, but will be looking to give new manager Brendan Rodgers his first win at the earliest opportunity. Continue reading

Craig Bellamy’s importance stretches further than just goals

By Christopher Boulay

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers recently made clear that he plans on keeping Welsh forward Craig Bellamy. The decision could be a vital one for the club, for many reasons. Continue reading

Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool – Dire First Half Costs Reds

By Jonathan Carroll.

After losing at home to Fulham in the league and resting several key first team players Liverpool should have come into the FA Cup Final with a view of taking the game by the scruff of the neck. Instead Kenny Dalglish’s starting eleven were disjointed and severely lacking in ideas when going forward. Continue reading

One final tune-up: Liverpool v Fulham

By Christopher Boulay

While it is never good to look ahead to a bigger match, it may be something that Liverpool has no choice but to deal with, as there is no question the match of the season awaits this coming Saturday against Chelsea. But, the FA Cup still is one match away, and the Reds will need to deal with a difficult side in Fulham, as the Cottagers head to Anfield for the midweek clash. Continue reading