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Posted on 02. Aug, 2011 by Michael Thot.
When Liverpool’s prodigal Italian son made an unexpected return from Juventus, the general consensus was that he would be shipped back out to an Italian side. With newly signed Adam and Henderson jockeying for first team play, and Shelvey and Spearing firmly denying loan moves, Aquilani was cast as an outsider with no intention of [...]
Posted on 23. Jun, 2011 by Michael Thot.
In a recent interview with Liverpoolfc.tv, Steven Gerrard promised a return to full form next season. The much absent captain underwent surgery in April to correct issues with groin injury, and has yet to return to the pitch for The Reds, but is eager to declare his intentions for next season. “I want to come back with [...]
Posted on 19. May, 2011 by Michael Thot.
During the course of a squad’s evolution, it is necessary to consider phasing out older players to usher in a new dynamic. LFC is currently in an important phase of evolution, and the time to establish new team leaders may soon be upon us. In light of his recent injury plights, Steven Gerrard has been [...]
Posted on 26. Apr, 2011 by Michael Thot.
Director of football Damien Comolli recently stated that specific player statistics will be guiding Liverpool’s transfer policies. The Frenchman specifically stated that the general health of players will be a paramount focus of future scouting and transfers. Talking about his most recent target, Blaise Matuidi, Comolli had this to say: “I looked at his stats [...]
Posted on 14. Apr, 2011 by Michael Thot.
In light of the recent injury crisis among Liverpool’s defenders, youngster John Flangan was handed an unexpected start against Manchester City. The 18-year-old’s performance was certainly impressive, and The Kop was more than happy to encourage Flanno’s efforts on the pitch. The debut has not only been charmed the Liverpool supporters, but also our most [...]
Posted on 23. Mar, 2011 by Michael Thot.
The agent of Alberto Aquilani, LFC’s estranged central midfielder, has insisted that the player will complete a £14 million move to Juventus in the summer. The fee has been pre-determined by the buyout clause in Aquilani’s loan contract. The deadline for Juventus’ decision is June 30th. Doubts have been cast over the Italian’s clubs willingness [...]
Posted on 10. Feb, 2011 by Michael Thot.
Recently, LFC has fielded fielded a new formation, emphasizing a narrow defense with supporting wingbacks. This interesting shift has impacted many aspects of LFC’s play, and contributed to the important win against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Many players have performed well under this new formation, but it remains to be seen how it will be employed or [...]
Posted on 06. Feb, 2011 by Michael Thot.
Following his recent departure, there has been much controversy surrounding Fernando Torres. The tone of the transfer has been quite bitter, with many Liverpool fans feeling they were cheated and misled by the striker’s claims of loyalty. Stoking the controversy a bit more, Torres recently made claims that he never “kissed the badge,” and that [...]