LIVERPOOL: WHAT’S NEXT FOR JOE GOMEZ

4 August 2015

THIS is what potential looks like, according to REY MASHAYEKHI, 6-feet-2-inches and still growing at 18 years old, a slender frame packed with deceptive strength and a startling turn of pace. Liverpool went out this summer and got themselves one …
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LIVERPOOL: WHAT NEXT FOR DANNY INGS

3 August 2015

WHAT you get out of football is so often about expectations. Thanks to Roman’s numerals and Mourinho’s snide, Chelsea fans now expect to win the league every year. There’s nothing for them to enjoy if they finish second. The arrogant …
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LFC LADIES: DONCASTER BELLES 0 LIVERPOOL 3

3 August 2015

LIVERPOOL Ladies secured 3 points with 3 goals in a Continental Cup tie away at Doncaster Belles on Thursday night; Natasha Dowie opened the scoring before both Lucy Staniforth and Ashley Hodson netted their first Liverpool goals either side of …
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LIVERPOOL: WHAT NEXT FOR JORDON IBE?

31 July 2015

LUCKY packets. Remember them? Bags of sugary pleasure, pumped full of treats with the added attraction of a surprise. The mystery gift you got made them unmissable; the excitement of the unknown was addictive. As an inquisitive child, I’d tear …
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LIVERPOOL: WHAT NEXT FOR ALBERTO MORENO?

31 July 2015

JUST four and a half short months ago I wrote a piece on here about the lovable little Spanish scamp who was taking up our left back slot. Albi Moreno was winning me over with his impish smile, his general enthusiasm …
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WHAT NEXT FOR…LAZAR MARKOVIC

30 July 2015

IT IS DIFFICULT to pinpoint exactly when it started. PHILIP GREENE certainly cannot put his finger on it; the moment when the global transfer market shifted just enough towards the very richest clubs in the world that the rest (and …
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STEVEN GERRARD: THE END OF THE ANFIELD HAUNTING

30 July 2015

WE HAVE been haunted in recent seasons by the ghosts of Gerrard past contends PAUL LITTLE. The skipper was like a troubled spirit that couldn’t move on, as in some clichéd poltergeist nonsense. The Anfield Haunting, if you like. Clanking …
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LIVERPOOL: WHAT NEXT FOR SIMON MIGNOLET?

30 July 2015

REMEMBER the Burnley game on Boxing Day? Remember when Simon Mignolet played chicken with a backpass heading out for a corner and lost? Remember how everyone’s head exploded because the only other credible alternative for the position of Liverpool goalkeeper was …
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LIVERPOOL: WHAT NEXT FOR JORDAN HENDERSON?

29 July 2015

IN the summer of 2012 Jordan Henderson was at the Liverpool exit door after a difficult first season under Kenny Dalglish following a move from Sunderland reported to be worth £20million. That Brendan Rodgers was prepared to offload the then 22-year-old …
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LIVERPOOL: WHAT NEXT FOR JAMES MILNER?

29 July 2015

YAYA Toure. It’s funny how the brain works sometimes, writes PAUL COPE. The TAW lads asked me to do a piece on James Milner for the new season, and the first thing that popped into my head was Yaya Toure. …
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LIVERPOOL: WHAT NEXT FOR DIVOCK ORIGI?

29 July 2015

IT’S hard not to feel paternal towards ‘our Divock’. Hard not to worry about a big year ahead for a big kid in a big city. The city has consumed lesser men. Tested the best. Swallowed the rest. For starters, can …
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LIVERPOOL: WHAT NEXT FOR JOE ALLEN?

29 July 2015

SINCE the dark stormy days of May — and in particular May 24th and the 6-1 reverse to Stoke — the tone of debate on Liverpool’s fortunes for the coming season has gradually grown brighter. Many will now happily tell you …
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RED MIST: INSIDE THE MIND OF AN ONLINE LIVERPOOL FAN

28 July 2015

FOOTBALL dredges up extreme views from some fans, and Liverpool supporters are no exception, writes PAUL McCABE. We are guilty of overreacting to events, underestimating the abilities of some talents at the club and generally being irrational. Maybe it is the …
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LIVERPOOL: WHAT NEXT FOR JOSE ENRIQUE?

28 July 2015

IF I was to attempt to describe Jose Enrique’s influence over the last couple of seasons in one word, it would be ‘peripheral’, writes ANNA WALSH. I feel like I’ve seen him more in pictures on Instagram and Twitter in recent …
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LIVERPOOL: WHAT NEXT FOR MARTIN SKRTEL?

27 July 2015

THIS is how it works then. Or, at least, how it worked in this case. Don’t think I’m giving away any great secrets here, not exactly ‘pulling back the curtains on the Great and Mighty Oz’. There was a list. A …
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LIVERPOOL: WHAT NEXT FOR PHILIPPE COUTINHO?

27 July 2015

“COUTINHO is the future of Inter.” Massimo Moratti said that. That’s dangerous, isn’t it? The unnecessary risk of the bold statement that can be used out of context to embarrass later. Very dangerous indeed. Philippe Coutinho is the future of Inter. …
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LIVERPOOL: WHAT NEXT FOR ADAM LALLANA?

27 July 2015

LET’S start with the things Adam Lallana can’t do. I’m happy to mention those things. Adam Lallana can’t run really fast. Adam Lallana can’t win endless physical battles with giant centre-backs. Adam Lallana can’t… no, that’s it. He can do everything …
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LIVERPOOL: THE PERFECT AWAY DAY

27 July 2015

WHAT’S your perfect away trip? How do you plan for it? Do you have a routine; a picture in your head of how it will all work out? My thoughts on the matter are here in this extract from We’re …
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MATCH REVIEW: EVERTON LADIES 0 LIVERPOOL LADIES 2

24 July 2015

LIVERPOOL Ladies kicked off their 2015 Continental Cup campaign with a 2-0 victory over Everton Ladies in front of a crowd of 1,073 supporters in Widnes. Reds no.9 Natasha Dowie was on target twice, netting both goals either side of half-time, …
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UNLUCKY FOR LIVERPOOL? 13 WAYS BENTEKE IMPROVES THE REDS

18 July 2015

CHRISTIAN Benteke’s imminent signing has divided opinion among Liverpool supporters and both Melissa Reddy here and Dave Segar here have shared their reservations about the player on The Anfield Wrap. However, following on from Neil Docking’s tub-thumper about the big …
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MATCH REVIEW: ARSENAL LADIES 1 LIVERPOOL LADIES 3

13 July 2015

LIVERPOOL Ladies returned to FA Women’s Super League action with a convincing 3-1 win away at previously unbeaten Arsenal Ladies. World Cup bronze medallist Fara Williams opened the scoring with a stunning long-range effort and then provided an assist via a …
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LIVERPOOL: HERE’S TO YOU CAPTAIN HENDERSON

10 July 2015

QUESTION marks. To the left, to the right. Underneath Jordan Henderson’s bed, in the front seat of his car. From the age of eight, the punctuation point has followed the midfielder around, naggingly querying his every skill and effort. It has …
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RAHEEM STERLING: TIME TO GO

8 July 2015

THERE are two sides to every story and I don’t believe for a minute that there aren’t things Liverpool couldn’t have done differently when it comes to the handling of Raheem Sterling over the last couple of years. He should …
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LIVERPOOL, SUAREZ AND THE HANGOVER FROM HELL

8 July 2015

IMAGINE a hangover. The worst in years. An all-consuming, all-pervading, omnipresent bastard of a fug seeping into everything you do. Day after day, it’s there; nagging, festering, taking you down a peg, holding you back. And, as you stumble on regardless, …
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LIVERPOOL: THE MODEL OF THE MODEL OWNERS

4 July 2015

I GOT myself into one of those ‘mini-wars’ on Twitter the other day. The type where you spew 140 characters quickly but are then forced to regret at leisure. My ire concerned news of further ‘reforms’ to UEFA’s Financial Fair …
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LIVERPOOL: TIME TO ACCEPT REALITY? A REPLY

2 July 2015

I HAD promised myself the summer off. No football, no Under 21s, no Women’s World Cup, no transfer rumours. Nothing. But then I read Paul Little’s piece about the reality of supporting Liverpool FC and I felt the need to reply. …
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LIVERPOOL: IS IT TIME TO ACCEPT REALITY?

2 July 2015

MY name is Paul Little. I am a Liverpool fan and I stopped believing some time ago that the club will win the league. In fact, I don’t even expect a top-four finish anymore. Despite these admissions, I still think FSG …
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LIVERPOOL: DO WE SEE ANGELS OR DO WE SEE DEMONS?

2 July 2015

ON Sunday, May 24, Liverpool lost 6-1 to Stoke City. Remember that day? Shortly before that, on the 16th of May, they’d lost 3-1 to Crystal Palace at home. Both games had represented ‘lasts’ for Steven Gerrard, beyond the procession of …
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LIVERPOOL: HE’S GOT NO HAIR BUT WE DON’T CARE…

1 July 2015

THERE’S an argument in football that certain players belong at certain clubs. It’s a bold concept. I’m not sure but I think it’s something to do with a synchronicity of values, an alignment of shared characteristics. It’s not just about performances …
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STICK OR TWIST: LIVERPOOL’S 25 YEARS OF DILEMMA

30 June 2015

SOMETIMES it’s easier to diagnose the illness than find the cure, writes PAUL McCABE. If one dilemma has defined Liverpool Football Club over the last 25 years, it could be boiled down to one question: “stick or twist?” Whether it’s the …
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WARNING LIVERPOOL FANS: HOT AIR…EVERYWHERE

30 June 2015

SUMMER. I love it. As much as Kanye adores Kanye. Probably more (if that’s possible). But if heat is the dog’s dingly-danglies, hot air is its diarrhoea that you have to scoop up. And it’s everywhere. Especially on Twitter. You’ll find …
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