Year: 2024

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Club Legend – Phil Taylor

The 1950s were not a good decade for Liverpool Football Club. The decade began with an FA Cup final appearance, but things went down hill from there. Under manager Don Welsh the Reds were relegated out of the top-flight in the same season that Everton were promoted back into it, which obviously stung everyone associated […]

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The Legacy of Bill Shankly: How One Man Transformed a Club

When it comes to the history of football few names hold the level of respect and admiration as Bill Shankly. From 1959 to 1974 his leadership as the manager of Liverpool Football Club did not transform the team. Also left an indelible mark on the sport itself. Shankly’s impact went beyond tactics and physicality as […]

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Club Legend – Matt McQueen

Nowadays, you can easily point to any number of Scottish influences when it comes to Liverpool Football Club. Bill Shankly is the most prominent, of course, but Kenny Dalglish would rival him in terms of a Scot with close ties to Anfield, whilst players such as Andy Robertson have put themselves into the great pantheon of […]

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Club Legend – George Patterson

In the long list of Liverpool managers sits a name that many people won’t know much about, with other names like John McKenna and Bill Shankly far more likely to gain the accolades. That is understandable, considering what they achieved during their time at the club, but George Patterson is the many who signed up […]

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Club Legend – Don Welsh

George Kay was the manager that brought the First Division title back to Anfield in the wake of the Second World War, also seeing the club reach the final of the FA Cup for only the second time in Liverpool’s history. It is fair to say, therefore, that his were quite big boots to fill. […]

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Who Will be the Next Liverpool Manager When Jürgen Klopp Steps Down?

For Liverpool fans, the news that Jürgen Klopp will step down from his post at the end of the 2023-2024 season came as a devastating blow. The German arrived at Anfield at a time when the club was struggling on both the domestic and international stage, but worked to turn things around to the point […]

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Club Legend – George Kay

It is fair to say that there isn’t much love lost between Scousers and Mancunians. One exception to that rule might well be that of George Kay, who was born in Manchester but because Liverpool manager and led the Reds to the title during the first post-war season, as well as to the FA Cup […]

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Club Legend – David Ashworth

Born in Poulton-le-Fylde near Blackpool on the second of June 1867, although some times erroneously reported as having been born in Waterford, Ireland, David Ashworth was originally a well-known referee in the Football League. Many modern fans might be forgiven for thinking that there are some referees who behave as though they’re the manager of […]

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Liverpool and AFCON: 5 players Liverpool should be looking at

The arrival of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (Yes, we know it’s 2024), one of the most significant and exhilarating football events on Earth, is here. Several African countries known for producing exceptional players will participate, attracting major clubs who closely monitor their progress and performance in every game. Since the January transfer window […]

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Club Legend – Tom Watson

Tom Watson, not to be confused with the one-time Labour MP of the same name, had an undistinguished playing career. He played for Woodbine, Rosewood and Heaton, so hardly set the world alight with his dazzling footballing talent. It is a slightly different story when it comes to his management style, however. Watson began life […]

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