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Liverpool

Season in Review: 1997/98

Once in a generation, a player will come along that sweeps everybody off their feet. This is usually a player with innate, natural talent. Some players need a few years to get find their feet in a team. Some don’t peak until later on in their careers. But certain players burst onto the scene. This […]

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The Greatest Transfers #15: Crazy Horse

If you missed our honourable mentions last week then take a look see and be prepared to give me grief over Keegan (if you’re of that age range) We start at number 15 with a man who made over 650 appearances for the Reds and won just about every trophy conceivable while at the club. […]

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Liverpool

Liverpool Squad Numbers: The Number 8

This is the start of a new weekly feature, where we will be selecting a squad number and looking at some of the players who have brought both pride and shame to that specific shirt. We’ll kick off with a look at my personal favourite shirt, the number 8. This was the number I donned […]

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The Worst XI

The Worst XI: The worst of a bad bunch? Maybe

It’s that time of the week once again where we reveal another player that takes his place within the Worst XI to have ever graced a Liverpool shirt. This week we’re on to our left back and it is probably the most obvious choice out of every position in this side. Still, out of fairness, […]

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Where are they now?: Yossi Benayoun

Saturday 4 April 2009. Liverpool arrive at Craven Cottage to take on Fulham in a match that the Reds must win to maintain their charge for a first Premier League title. It’s a fixture that has banana skin written all over it, for this was the venue where Liverpool’s main rivals for the crown, reigning […]

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Season in Review: 2002/03

Many older readers may remember a show on T.V in the late 80’s and early 90’s, a talk show hosted by Ian St. John and Jimmy Greaves. In the opening credits of Saints and Greavsie, Jimmy Greaves, with his distinctive Cockney accent, would say “it’s a funny ol’ game.” If a season could typify this […]

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The Greatest Transfers: Honourable Mentions

Welcome to the Friends of Liverpool Greatest Transfers. In this series of posts, I will be taking you through the fifteen greatest transfers in Liverpool’s history. From the arrival of legendary players to value for money, I will count them down in the order I think they are worthy. Of course, this is completely subjective […]

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The Worst XI

The Worst XI: Has someone got a plaster?

Welcome back to the Worst XI where this week we reveal just who made it into the team at right back. It was a close run thing at right back with two men – Philipp Degen and Josemi – tied for second place in the overall vote. Now, I won’t spoil next week’s inclusion at […]

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Where are they now? – Raul Meireles

It’s fair to say that Roy Hodgson’s transfer market record during his fleeting tenure as Liverpool manager left a lot to be desired. The ex-Fulham boss deemed Christian Poulsen, Milan Jovanovic, and Paul Konchesky to be of a good enough standard to wear the famous red shirt, but the trio would go down in folklore […]

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A Season in Review: 1999/00

Gerard Houllier in 1998/99 was largely seen as a man who had barged his way into Roy Evans’ job, managing to oust him and proceeding to take the club to one of its worst finish’s in the Premier League era. Going into the 1999/00 season, Houllier still had plenty to prove. At the beginning of […]

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