Day: 11 October 2017

Liverpool Crest

World Cup Qualifying: Salah stars but Henderson flops

It has been a very satisfying few days for several Liverpool players who are celebrating their nations’ passage to the 2018 World Cup. Germany and England were among those to clinch their places in next summer’s tournament in Russia, but the likes of Netherlands and Wales are forced to watch from the sofa as they […]

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The Optimist Friends of Liverpool

The Post-International Optimist

Let’s get one thing out of the way – international weeks are shit. The add absolutely nothing to football apart from the chance to be entertained during the summer and something to moan about once a month before Christmas. Nobody actually enjoys international games anymore and if you say you do, then you’re a liar. […]

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Talking Points

Liverpool’s Key Talking Points From The International Break

For a week that is often met with groans and dread, the international break this time around couldn’t have come at a better time for Liverpool Football Club. Jurgen Klopp and his backroom staff have had this time to deeply evaluate what has been going wrong with the team and what can be fixed in […]

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Man of the Match Friends of Liverpool

Salah double sends Egypt to first World Cup since 1990

Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah was undoubtedly the star man of the international break for the Reds as his double sent Egypt to their first World Cup finals in nearly 30 years, etching his name into Egyptian folklore in the process as his side beat Congo 2-1. Liverpool had very few star performers on display during […]

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Player Analysis Liverpool

Player Analysis: International Duty

With the build-up to Saturday’s match against Manchester United now underway, here is how some of the Liverpool players fared during the international break. England/England U21 England confirmed their place in the 2018 World Cup with a 1–0 win against Slovenia at Wembley on Thursday evening. However their performance – along with the one against […]

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