1. Liverpool FC's End-of-Year Awards, 2016

    In football, awards season typically comes at the end of a campaign, in May, but the end of 2016 provides a sensible juncture to assess progress made on and off the pitch—particularly ...

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  2. Liverpool FC's Top 10 Moments of 2016

    Under the stewardship of Jurgen Klopp, 2016 has proved a hugely successful year for Liverpool , and after their New Year’s Eve clash with Manchester City , they will be able to look back fondly on their achievements...

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  3. Liverpool's Top 5 Boxing Day Matches in the Premier League

    Boxing Day football has become knitted into the fabric of the Premier League over the years, and this is certainly the case in 2016, with the English top flight gearing up for eight ...

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  4. Liverpool Must Make Most of Sadio Mane Before Africa Cup of Nations Departure

    Having sealed a last-gasp victory away to Everton on Monday night, Liverpool head into Christmas in buoyant spirits, with their 1-0 win at Goodison Park not only lifting the ...

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  5. Jurgen Klopp Tightrope-Walking After Dropping Loris Karius for Middlesbrough Win

    Perhaps more so than any other month, December is one inexorably linked with tradition—and this is certainly the case across England, as the festive season sets in and ritual is implicit...

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  6. Stewart Downing: Former Liverpool Winger out to Go Full Circle for Middlesbrough

    Liverpool 's trip to the Riverside Stadium to take on Middlesbrough on Wednesday night will reunite the Reds with four of their former players in Daniel Ayala, Antonio Barragan, ...

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  7. Can Returning Sheyi Ojo Solve Liverpool's Attacking Quandary in the New Year?

    As 2016 nears its conclusion and Liverpool plan for a busy festive and an even more congested January, Jurgen Klopp is facing a struggle for numbers in the attacking sector—hampered by injuries and international commitments...

    Jack Lusby Written by Jack Lusby about 12 months ago 3,479 reads 6 comments

  8. Cameron Brannagan: From Pride of the Liverpool Academy to Peripheral Figure

    When Cameron Brannagan came on to make his Liverpool debut, replacing Jordan Rossiter with 11 minutes left to play in the Reds' 1-1 draw with Bordeaux in the Europa League ...

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  9. Liverpool's January Requirements Laid out Following Late Collapse at Bournemouth

    DEAN COURT, Bournemouth — Kicking off a demanding schedule of Premier League games in December, Jurgen Klopp 's Liverpool travelled the 265 miles down to the south coast ...

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  10. Daniel Sturridge at Pivotal Juncture for Liverpool as Injury Strikes in December

    After Divock Origi came off the substitutes' bench to net the opening goal in Liverpool 's 2-0 victory at home to Sunderland at the end of November, Jurgen Klopp extolled the ...

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  11. Liverpool Must Push for EFL Cup Glory, Despite Early Premier League Hopes

    Liverpool welcome Championship side Leeds United to Anfield on Tuesday night to play out their knockout clash in this season's EFL Cup—their third consecutive appearance ...

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  12. Javier Manquillo: Former Liverpool Loanee Now Treading Water with Sunderland

    Much has been made of Liverpool 's relationship with recent opponents, Southampton , in recent years, but it is Sunderland, who visit Anfield on Saturday, who have shared more players with the Reds over the decades...

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  13. Anfield Redevelopment: How Have Liverpool Supporters Taken to New-Look Stadium?

    After a summer of considerable redevelopment, Anfield opened its doors to the public once again for Liverpool 's Premier League clash with Leicester City on September 10, providing Jurgen Klopp's side with an impressive backdrop to a 4-1 victory...

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  14. Dejan Lovren Proves Depth of Character in Liverpool's Draw with Southampton

    ST. MARY'S STADIUM, Southampton — It is unlikely Liverpool will endure many more frustrating afternoons in the current campaign than Saturday's 0-0 draw away to Southampton, ...

    Jack Lusby Written by Jack Lusby about 1 year ago 3,944 reads 5 comments

  15. Adam Lallana Is a Late Bloomer Coming of Age for Both Liverpool and England

    WEMBLEY STADIUM, London — When Jamie Redknapp made the move to Southampton in 2005, he came across a 17-year-old midfielder in the Saints' academy who, though talented, looked physically short of making the grade at first-team level...

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  16. Dortmund's Rising Star Christian Pulisic an Unrealistic Liverpool January Target

    Toward the end of August, as the summer transfer window drew to a close, Liverpool launched an £11 million bid for Borussia Dortmund  winger Christian Pulisic—an ambitious ...

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  17. Comparing Philippe Coutinho's Role for Liverpool with His Role for Brazil

    Philippe Coutinho embarks on duty with Tite 's Brazil squad in November, looking to carry his exceptional form with Liverpool on to the international stage and help his nation secure qualification for the FIFA World Cup in Russia in 2018...

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  18. Assessing Liverpool's Attacking Depth Without Danny Ings and Sadio Mane

    Even when things are going excellently both on and off the pitch, a football manager's best-laid plans can be swiftly thwarted, and this was the case for Jurgen Klopp when Liverpool ...

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  19. Philippe Coutinho's Inter Milan Years: Formative Frustration at the San Siro

    Given Philippe Coutinho 's star status in the Premier League today, it is difficult to rationalise quite why Inter Milan were so willing to part ways with the Brazilian playmaker at the beginning of 2013, with his £8...

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  20. Can Liverpool Loanee Jon Flanagan Kickstart His Season for Burnley in November?

    With Jurgen Klopp reshaping his squad this summer, Liverpool began work on a number of loan deals, with the Liverpool Echo 's David Prentice reporting on their fail-safe ...

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  21. Philippe Coutinho Hitting Elite Level as Liverpool Seal Win over Crystal Palace

    Liverpool reached another landmark in their excellent start to the 2016/17 campaign by sealing a 4-2 victory away to Crystal Palace on Saturday evening, preserving their position at the top end of the Premier League table...

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  22. How Jurgen Klopp Can Manage Joe Gomez's Return to the Liverpool 1st Team

    When Joe Gomez took to the field at Liverpool 's Melwood training facility on October 13, he was given a spontaneous round of applause from his team-mates, both old and new—such ...

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  23. Liverpool's Options Improve as Emre Can Settles into Victory over West Brom

    Beginning a run of games in which they will be expected to win in the Premier League, Liverpool sealed a 2-1 victory at home to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday evening, overcoming ...

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  24. Loris Karius Can Overcome Weak Liverpool Start to Follow David De Gea Trajectory

    Loris Karius' move from Mainz 05 to Liverpool has not provided the smooth transition the young German goalkeeper would have liked so far, with injury and questionable form hampering ...

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  25. Dueling Tactical Previews: The Liverpool View of the Manchester United Clash

    Liverpool host bitter rivals Manchester United at Anfield on Monday night in another test of Jurgen Klopp's in-form side's credentials—and following favourable results at the top end of the table, the importance of this clash is magnified...

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