Month: January 2024

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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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Club Legend – William Edward Barclay

It seems strange to talk of an Everton manager as a Liverpool legend, but that is what William Edward Barclay counts as. To some, he wasn’t the sole manager of the Reds, on account of the fact that he worked so closely with John McKenna, who was the Club Secretary at the time. Mainly, though, […]

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Club Legend – John McKenna

There are several men that are considered to be the founding fathers of Liverpool, with John McKenna’s name very much on the list. Whilst he didn’t help to create the club as we understand it in the modern era in the same way that Bill Shankly did, what he achieved allowed there to be a […]

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