With the end of the current season on the horizon, and European competition seeming to be just beyond it, many Liverpool fans have turned their attentions to the dawn and away from the setting sun of the 2012/13 season.
Most fans will gladly drain whatever tipple remains after this season’s strange brew and either slip into the bliss of offseason indifference or watch unblinkingly as it plays out.
Guarantees are in short supply in L4 where once immutable truths are no longer chiseled into stone. But there are some hardy seeds of achievable milestones that still sprout in the bitter chill of unfulfilled expectations.
Here are some of the goals that Liverpool Football Club can realistically hope to attain under Brendan Rodgers during his second year in charge.