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  1. beejay

    Summer 2021 transfer thread.

    Two good to be true
  2. I had the same but the trick is to use Google Chrome, it won't work off the link to My Account the club's email sends you to. Open the website in Chrome then follow all the instructions and it should work
  3. There's a difference in the feeling when you have been to the game compared to watching it at home or in the pub. I've been lucky enough to go to all the finals since 2001 except Kiev and for me, the utter devastation of trudging the couple of miles in the pouring rain from the stadium to the train station after the Sevilla game felt the worst. We seemed destined to win the trophy that year after our incredible run and it was the 1st year that Europa Cup winners qualified for the Champions League. At the time it seemed crucial to keep the momentum going under Klopp and to take us to the next level, so much rested on this match for our future so at half time 1-0 up and comfortable we were dreaming. Then came the Moreno minutes when it all went wrong and I couldn't speak all the way back to the station, stunned and despairing. Fortunately, we missed our train and found a bar round the corner stacked with Reds and the whole place was rocking with all our songs. Spent a truly memorable night singing along led by one table of veterans who knew some verses I've never heard before or since but had us all in stitches. It's actually great being a Liverpool fan, ups or downs
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    Everton 2 Liverpool 2 (Oct 17 2020)

    What's this taken from?
  5. I just want to live in the moment. The manager and players will look ahead but as a fan I'm savouring every second, devouring all the media love and embracing these memorable times with all my fellow supporters and family. After hitting rock bottom under G&H and then with Hodgson as manager, to now see my team holding the Premiership, Super Cup, European Cup and World Club Cup is crazy good, we are believers again
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    Fuck off Frank Lampard

    I guess that all stems from the foul on Mane leading up to our 2nd goal when he had a right flounce. It was a foul ffs despite Tyler's & Carragher's ridiculous comments. We have had to endure Chelsea's arrogance for years so suck it up rent boys.
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    Liverpool 2 Bournemouth 1 (Mar 7 2020)

    Bournemouth are very average especially defensively yet we still struggled to create a host of chances. When we did open them up and got behind them, our cut backs as usual never seem to find a runner. Going back to the last 2 seasons, our decision making and judgement of passes on the break and high up the pitch were phenomenal,telepathic - yet with the same 3 forwards, they play like strangers now. Lost count of the number of dire passes and misplaced balls between them - Sadio gets an assist for the 1st goal but it was a calamitous pass yards behind Salah who did really well to turn and squeeze the ball through the defender's legs into the corner. Salah reciprocated by murdering a couple of opportunities on the break with ill-timed, wayward passes while Bobby's flicks & tricks are fooling no-one except his comrades nowadays. I can't explain it and still imagine each week that the 3 of them will suddenly click again and we will pulverise a few defences - Atletico and Everton would be a good time to start!!
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    Watford 3 Liverpool 0 (Feb 29 2020)

    There must be some stat-man on here who can analyse distances covered, sprints etc per player over the season compared to this game because it looked to me that there was a huge drop-off in the basics such as moving off the ball and running into space. And that's been the case over the last few weeks as well, mainly in the 1st half of each game when we have coasted before Klopp sorts them out at half time and we turn up the volume a bit in the 2nd half. Our playing style has changed over the last couple of years and we are much better in possession now but our threat comes from periods of fast interplay to release the forwards or to create overlaps. And then swarming all over the opposition when they have the ball. The worrying thing at the moment is we have lost that intensity. Klopp will be aware of this for sure and he may have to freshen up the line-up from now until the end of the season where key players are on empty - for example, Gini & Bobby. Fabs should be full of running but something's not right with him since his return. Having Milner back should help because he runs more than anyone else anyway so he can set the tone.
  9. I want Villa, Burnley & West Ham to go down. I'm sick of Burnley and their alehouse cloggers, West Ham because of their owners and Villa cos of their deluded scruffy no-mark fans. But it will more likely be Norwich, Watford and Bournemouth. Promoted - tonight's Brentford-Leeds game could be significant but my preference would be Brentford, Fulham & Bristol City to go up as I have no problem with any of them while Leeds & Forest have insufferable fans, Preston have shithouse management who like to have a pop at us and WBA are meh. Maybe Swansea with Brewster scoring a shedload in the run-in?
  10. I've forgiven him and glad to welcome him back. I was there in Cardiff to see him win the Cup for us on a day when we were battered by a superior side until he volleyed an equaliser from nowhere and then set off on that long sprint towards our end, making a complete arse of the invincible Arsenal defence before finding the net from an impossible angle to spark off jubilant mayhem all around me. I was pissed off when he left for Madrid so late in the window but I also recall standing on the Kop cheering when news came in that he had scored for Real, there was still goodwill then. It was clear as day that he wanted to come back but we were badly run back then and I blame Parry as much as anyone for somehow not clinching the deal. Signing for United was another nail in the coffin of his LFC support but since he retired he has been nothing but respectful towards our club and has now opened up on his feelings, so I applaud him for that. Any ex-player (especially if they have left great memories for us on the pitch) who goes on to support the club after he has finished his playing career is welcome so far as I'm concerned. Life's too short and bitterness is for others, he made mistakes but owns them so I'm with Carra and Chris Smith.
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    Liverpool 1 Shrewsbury Town 0 (Feb 4 2020)

    I went to the game also and it was a real joy. A lot of the regulars near me (on the Kop) weren't there and it was noticeable how many kids were in the crowd, the atmosphere was excellent with none of the usual moaning about a misplaced pass or someone taking the wrong option. Instead, there was nothing but unqualified support for the young uns and a universal recognition of their skills, courage and determination. Adam Lewis in particular was throwing his arms up urging the crowd and we all responded loudly, it was great. He's tiny, as were some of the others - Clarkson & Cain were dwarfed in midfield by their opposing Neanderthals yet they kept being brave in possession and taking the knocks. Brilliant night, loved it
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    Mohamed Salah

  13. Jon Moss the ref. FFS we seem to get the dregs every game now. OK, I do have major concerns about a few refs but for me, the worst are Atkinson, Lee Mason, Jon Moss, Anthony Taylor and Kevin Friend and we seem to have one of this lot for a disproportionately high number of our games. EDIT In fact, just checked and there are TEN referees on this season's Premiership List who have yet to be given any of our 25 games (up to and including Southampton on Saturday). Thankfully, Mason is one of them. Oliver has the most (5 out of 20) but is the top ref in the country so gets his share of the bigger games. Atkinson/Moss/Taylor/Friend have 11 between them. Dean has 1 (Everton due to location) as do Pawson/Tierney while Marriner & Kavanagh each have 3.