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Bill Shankly Quotes: Greatest Quotes on Bill Shankly

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Almost sixty years ago the most important name in the history of Liverpool FC became affiliated with the club. 14th December 1959, saw Bill Shankly finally stride into Anfield with the club languishing in the second tier of English Football. He would put into motion the driving force for one of the biggest success stories in the history of world ...

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Why Roberto Firmino is more important to Liverpool than Mo Salah

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Roll the clock back just shy of three years. Anthony Martial had just captured headlines and devastated Liverpool’s brittle Brendan Rodger’s era defense. A cursory glance at a footnote in that game saw Jordan Ibe replacing the then new, misfiring signing, Roberto Firmino after less than seventy minutes on the pitch in a crucial Premier League clash. It was a ...

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A Guide to UEFA Nation’s League

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At a time when international breaks are widely seen as unwanted, tedious and potentially dangerous breaks from the ongoing domestic season, UEFA has devised a plan to put international football back on the agenda. It is one of the biggest shake up of international football on the continent in decades and one that is already proving to be divisive. There ...

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European Super League| How Europe’s top clubs have outgrown the traditional European leagues

The murmurs have steadily grown to whispers.  These whispers have lead to clandestine meetings in secretive venues across Europe.  Representatives from the biggest football clubs on the continent have increasingly met and discussed a new project which would likely see the biggest shake up of football in modern times.  They have been discussing the now very real prospect of forming ...

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Jurgen Klopp vs Pep Guardiola rivalry: Head to Head, Trophies and Philosophies

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via The Daily Express The dust has barely settled on another Premier League campaign, but already there is speculation about who if, anyone will challenge Pep Guardiola’s centurions next season.  A lot of pundits are pointing at Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool as the likely title contenders for 2018-19.  As they continue to strengthen, there is a feeling that the German’s building ...

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