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World Football Staff Writer for Bleacher Report covering Liverpool FC, the English Premier League and worldwide football in general.

I cover major features, topical content, statistical and tactical analysis and live text commentary on the site and write freelance elsewhere.

Check out my Liverpool 2013-14 season review in paperback - http://amzn.to/1kkMH8I and Kindle - http://amzn.to/1oq0Vrv .

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  • WHY NEbuala posted 5 hours ago

    WHY NEbuala

    Thanks Karl for replying. I agree that Schneiderlin staying was massive. Thanks and keep it up.

  • WHY NEbuala posted 1 day ago

    WHY NEbuala

    Keep up the good work. Really do like your work. Btw what are your thoughts on South Hampton

  • Alan Muir posted 41 days ago

    Alan Muir

    Re: Your article on the appeal of FCB Transfer Ban
    (http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2169338-barcelona-transfer-ban-right-to-be-upheld-but-club-secured-future-this-summer)

    What kind of journalism was that? Your title says the ban was rightfully upheld, yet you provided absolutely no grounds whatsoever to support that statement. Your points about the ban being less effective than it would have been had the appeal not allowed them to conduct transfers during this window are certainly valid, but that's not the content I was expecting based on your title. Your article probably should have been titled "Why the ban doesn't matter" since that's the only real point you discussed.

  • Suarez Barca posted 81 days ago

    Suarez Barca

    Dont act like u don't understand my comment. U hate clubs such as Chelsea, Man City, now Barca. LMFAO at Liverpool now.

  • Suarez Barca posted 82 days ago

    Suarez Barca

    I am waiting for an article about suarez leaving liverpool from you. Come on fast. Where will liverpool will finish now. You are very fast in writing an article saying Mandzukic is better fit than Costa, to dimish the value of costa to chelsea transfer. Try not hating other clubs otherwise these things only happen to ur club.

  • nick tietjen posted 94 days ago

    nick tietjen

    dude, Howard Webb is probably the only ref i have respect for in ANY sport on this planet. I even told my wife before the game (she's Brazilian) that we have nothing to worry about from the refs in this game, we got the best. But you are WAY OFF. He had his worst officiating performace, and possibly one of the worst i've seen in any game in any sport. He missed two PKs for both teams, two possible red cards (one for each team, could understand a yellow), missed several other obvious yellows, missed fouls on boths sides and callled phantom fouls both ways, called fouls the wrong way, and absolutely destroyed the pace of the game and the mindset of the player. You could see it in the final 15 of the second half, both teams were lost didnt know what to do both teams were overly timid up until the last 5 in which they were obv going for it all. I cannot understand how you can accredit Webb with a great game here. I'm not going to knock you as a writer because A) first article of yours i've read B) you're entitled to your opinion. But honestly i don't think we'll ever know who deserved to win this game bc Webb seriously screwed the pooch. And def not a handball by Hulk, it obviously hit his chest shoulder and upper arm (all jersey), it needs to be below the arm AND intentional, clearly was neither. Enjoy the rest of the Cup!

  • William Sawyer posted 118 days ago

    William Sawyer

    Greetings,
    Probably not qualifying by not being included in the 30, I think Carlos Tevez worthy of your best world cup XI team. Possibly Landon Donovan. Your thoughts?

  • ali z posted 119 days ago

    ali z

    Hey Karl, I've always thought that you're a great writer who had a great grasp of the game. I just wanted to know what your thoughts were on the possible signing of Moreno. Is he the right player to fill the void Liverpool have had at left back for ages or is he the wrong player we should be going after?

  • Tez B posted 135 days ago

    Tez B

    Thanks for the reply. But I think 6-0 against arsenal, Win against city @etihad are not at all boring. Probably they are better than most of the games you have listed here.

    I expected a better(genuine) list from you cause I always liked your articles.

  • Tez B posted 135 days ago

    Tez B

    Thanks for the reply. But I expected a better(genuine) list from you.

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