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Liverpool, Manchester, Music And The Reality Of The Rivalry

Liverpool, Manchester, Music And The Reality Of The Rivalry

THERE’S been a subtle narrative in the football media of late. I don’t know if you’ve noticed it, but there’s been a decided turn of events over the past few weeks. Such is the nuance that you’d be forgiven for missing it such is the delicate way it has seeped into...

Nothing Is Won In November But Liverpool Have Set Strong Foundations

Nothing Is Won In November But Liverpool Have Set Strong Foundations

ME at 4.30pm on Sunday... “Long way to go, whatever happens. Nothing decided today. No-one ever won a league title in early November.” At 6:30pm on Sunday... Tattoo artist: “Do you want the number 19 above or below the Liver bird mate?”, me: “Below, so it looks like...

How A Propensity For Patience Has Paid Dividends For Jürgen Klopp

How A Propensity For Patience Has Paid Dividends For Jürgen Klopp

“LET’S start a new way. This is the perfect moment. “I don’t know everything but I am a good listener. I will go to Melwood and see what works and what doesn’t.” Roughly four years and one month ago, Jürgen Klopp sat down for his first press conference as Liverpool...

Liverpool 3 Manchester City 1: The Match Ratings

Liverpool 3 Manchester City 1: The Match Ratings

I SEE Guardiola’s head has well and truly gone. To be honest, you could tell they were going to get beat when you seen the cut of him before the game. Forty minutes to kick off, up he pops, hasn’t shaved his bald head. As a fellow baldy, I’m saying that is a sign you...

Liverpool 3 Manchester City 1: The Match Review

Liverpool 3 Manchester City 1: The Match Review

"I sleep in the daytime, I work in the nighttime, I might not ever get home." BEING abroad and watching these. Being abroad and being represented by the best sports team on the planet. Knowing these are the best of the best. The best men alive today. Liverpool nine...

Liverpool v Manchester City: The Big Match Preview

Liverpool v Manchester City: The Big Match Preview

I’M in a difficult moment. Still struggling to live in the here and now. I simply cannot wait for this epoch-defining game to be over and simultaneously for it to never happen. Same for this season as an entirety. Liverpool being good again is forcing me to wish my...

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Liverpool, Manchester, Music And The Reality Of The Rivalry

Liverpool, Manchester, Music And The Reality Of The Rivalry

THERE’S been a subtle narrative in the football media of late. I don’t know if you’ve noticed it, but there’s been a decided turn of events over the past few weeks. Such is the nuance that you’d be forgiven for missing it such is the delicate way it has seeped into...

Nothing Is Won In November But Liverpool Have Set Strong Foundations

Nothing Is Won In November But Liverpool Have Set Strong Foundations

ME at 4.30pm on Sunday... “Long way to go, whatever happens. Nothing decided today. No-one ever won a league title in early November.” At 6:30pm on Sunday... Tattoo artist: “Do you want the number 19 above or below the Liver bird mate?”, me: “Below, so it looks like...

How A Propensity For Patience Has Paid Dividends For Jürgen Klopp

How A Propensity For Patience Has Paid Dividends For Jürgen Klopp

“LET’S start a new way. This is the perfect moment. “I don’t know everything but I am a good listener. I will go to Melwood and see what works and what doesn’t.” Roughly four years and one month ago, Jürgen Klopp sat down for his first press conference as Liverpool...

Liverpool 3 Manchester City 1: The Match Ratings

Liverpool 3 Manchester City 1: The Match Ratings

I SEE Guardiola’s head has well and truly gone. To be honest, you could tell they were going to get beat when you seen the cut of him before the game. Forty minutes to kick off, up he pops, hasn’t shaved his bald head. As a fellow baldy, I’m saying that is a sign you...

Liverpool 3 Manchester City 1: The Match Review

Liverpool 3 Manchester City 1: The Match Review

"I sleep in the daytime, I work in the nighttime, I might not ever get home." BEING abroad and watching these. Being abroad and being represented by the best sports team on the planet. Knowing these are the best of the best. The best men alive today. Liverpool nine...

Liverpool v Manchester City: The Big Match Preview

Liverpool v Manchester City: The Big Match Preview

I’M in a difficult moment. Still struggling to live in the here and now. I simply cannot wait for this epoch-defining game to be over and simultaneously for it to never happen. Same for this season as an entirety. Liverpool being good again is forcing me to wish my...