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Kenny Dalglish and the role of Player Manager

Introduction Gareth Ainsworth of Wycombe Wanderers is a rare breed in English football now, in that he is employed by his clubs as a player manager, responsible for all the training, organisation and administration that goes on off the field during the week, and yet happy to swap his suit and tie for shirts and shorts come the weekend. Yet, ...

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Liverpool winger set for Ligue 1 loan move

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Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo looks increasingly likely to be heading out on loan to France, and Ligue 1 club Stade Reims. Reims have expressed interest in a loan for the 21-year old, who, according to Sky Sports, is interested in the move, although nothing has yet been finalised between the clubs, with time running out before the French transfer window ...

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Karius close to Besiktas switch

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Loris Karius appears close to a move to Turkish side Besiktas. That is according to Sky Sports who report that the Istanbul club appeared to confirm the move by posting a graphic of the German goalkeeper on their Twitter account before hastily removing it. Other reports indicate that Karius will move on a two-year initial deal for a fee of ...

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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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Danny Ings joins Southampton

Liverpool striker Danny Ings has joined Southampton in a deal that was announced after the transfer window closed, although all the formalities were completed apparently before the 5 pm UK deadline. In a complicated deal, outlined by The Daily Telegraph, he will initially join the South Coast side on loan for the 2018 – 2019 season, which will be made ...

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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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Villa eye loan deal for Liverpool striker

Aston Villa are eyeing a loan move for Liverpool striker Ben Woodburn, with Sheffield United also interested in the Welsh striker. The 18-year old forward has not travelled to Liverpool’s training camp in France, but instead remains in England to thrash out a deal which will give him regular first team football next season. Villa are in the hunt after ...

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Premier League rivals eye moves for Danny Ings

Crystal Palace are among the clubs interested in signing Liverpool striker Danny Ings, with Leicester City, Newcastle United and Southampton all said to be in the hunt for the 26-year old as well. According to The Guardian, Ings, who has resisted moves away from Anfield in previous transfer windows has reluctantly conceded that, if he wants regular first-team football, then ...

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Steven Gerrard wants to bring Liverpool winger to Rangers

Ranger’s manager Steven Gerrard is battling Blackburn Rovers for the signature of Liverpool winger Ryan Kent on loan, and is hoping that his Anfield connections will give him the edge when it comes to finalising a deal. A graduate of the Liverpool academy, Kent has spent the past few seasons on loan at various clubs, including Coventry and Barnsley, and, ...

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