Ian Maloney, Author at The Anfield Wrap

Mancs, Chants, and Closing the Ranks

So as 2,000 Scousers plan to run the gauntlet at Old Trafford tomorrow, it seems our own club has wisely drawn a line in the sand having been placed firmly in the media crosshairs for what seems like an eternity. Liverpool FC closed ranks this morning, omitting some...

Let’s Get One Thing Straight…

ANOTHER big game is on the horizon following three crucial wins on the bounce so you’d think we’d be scribing about it; but no – because there’s something well and truly on our tits here at LoveFollowConquer HQ… And what’s making matters worse is I really...

LFC Greatests – Christmas Games

And so ensues the hectic Christmas calendar that often throws up some classic matches. We’ve had our thinking caps on and without delving too far back into the archives, we’ve cherry-picked a handful that will live long in our festive memories. Who knows; a thumping...

LFC Greatests – Current Prospects

We’ve spent a lot of time in our ‘LFC Greatests’ blogs delving deep into nostalgia, which is pretty much a given considering the club’s rich history, but there’s a bright future ahead too with a number of hugely talented youngsters springing out of Kirkby and heading...

LFC Greatests – Scottish Players

Great Scot! Our ‘LFC Greatests’ theme which randomly dips into our unique club history has rolled the dice on the finest Scottish footballers to grace our club. You tend to forget how many there’ve been; the Liverbird and the flower of Scotland have become...

LFC Greatests – Anfield Hat-Trick

The greatest Anfield hat-tricks this week, loads to choose from but here’s our final list. Hopefully in years to come we’ll have a few Andy Carroll hat-tricks it there. Oh, erm, piss off Ndlovu and Arshavin – this is strictly LFC… Here’s our top five, let...

LFC Greatests – European Performance

After a lacklustre performance on Saturday against Norwich I thought everyone could do with cheering up. European nights in LFC history tend to do just that, so picking the top five was an arduous task. But here goes: 5) Liverpool 1-0 Chelsea – European Cup Semi-Final...

LFC Greatest – Wins Over Manchester United

We’ve had a recurring theme in recent weeks of ‘Greatests’ over the years and this week’s was a no-brainer, even if the judging process was a bit more difficult. Let’s face it, any win over the Mancs is just sweetness personified. Here’s our top five, let us know your...

LFC Greatests – Centre-back

The second in our series of LFC Greatests explores some of the finest defenders ever to grace the game, and we had them. We’ve been blessed with some truly great centre-halves so as you can imagine, getting five down on paper was hard enough but then to rank them was...

LFC Greatests – Top 5 Spanish Players

This isn’t the largest ‘Caja de los truenos’ (can of worms) we’ll open in this series as the pool of which to choose from isn’t vast; but the circumstances in which certain señors vacated Anfield clearly plays a part and that’s the tricky bit. In fact, we feel, in...
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