Jim, Gareth and Mike were amongst other fan sites and blogs offered the opportunity to speak to Brendan Rodgers at Melwood earlier this afternoon about the season so far, his plans for January and this vision for the club, here is the full audio from the chat.
Direct link to INTERVIEW: BRENDAN RODGERS 21/12/2012
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You’ve got to give it to Brendan Rodgers, he’s a powerful football orator and he’s got a plan for the club. His “way of working” seems to encompass a little bit more than just the football pitch although it is there where he’ll be judged most by the Liverpool faithful. Hopefully we’ll all see his plan come to fruition.
It was a great opportunity to listen to more of Rodgers’ quite candid thoughts and credit to him for that. Good stuff by the TAW too.
3 points at home to Fulham would be opportune considering the season and all…
I’ve searched everywhere in the rulebook & nowhere can I find the section that allows the referee’s association to conspire against a club because of their prejudiced against one particular player. Ever since Kenny complained to the Riley last year the whole referee’s association have conspired against us, Brendan cannot comment too much on it for obvious reasons, but football is a business, we have a legal department & that’s what they should be working on. A certain manager down the road would have had them in the high court by now if they had tried this with his club.
Or maybe it’s that the FA are sitting a little uncomfortably on issues from the far past that are now coming back to haunt them & this is a shot over our bow not to stir thing up for them.
No Josek, there is no conspiracy, you are seeing the results of going from a top club to a mid-table making up the numbers fodder. We’re getting the same useless and biased decisions most clubs get week in week out when playing against a top side.
With some mid-table supporters too for sure Paul.
Pissed myself when BR mentioned the cleavage thing
Since the start of the season every team we play against press us high up the pitch for practically 90mins, trying to force us into a mistake. This has usually given us the opportunity to make our players look good by passing our way out of defence, but there have been sometimes where we have indeed made mistakes and have been punished.
I was wondering why dont WE flip that strategy on the opposition? Why dont we press high throughout the match, why dont we force average teams into mistakes in their own half like we use to under Rafa during the good times? Aren’t our players fit enough to do so or smart enough to cover opposition players while others press the ball carriers? Because i remember BR talking at the start of the season about forcing the other teams into mistakes in their half of the pitch by pressing but this doesnt happen. Does he not think we are capable because of either, ageing legs, inexperience or indiscipline strategically? It would be so nice to hear from the manager on this because when we lose the ball in attacking positions we dont always seem to fight to gain it back and instead drop back to our penalty area and allow the opposition to bombard us until they get a shot off at our goal (on or off target)
Do some of you have questions about this, because im sure this was suppose to be the plan at the start but its just not happening.
I have all faith in BR and know he will succeed but i just want some improvement in certain areas of the field