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The last part of this 3 part Premiership preview looks at last season’s top 6. Will the top 6 remain the same? Can anyone stop Chelsea winning back-to-back titles? Let’s take a look.
Liverpool (Last Season – 6th)
After overachieving in the 13-14 season, Liverpool clearly underachieved in the 14-15 campaign. Manager Brendan Rodgers’ tenure is under threat and how well 32.5 million pound gamble Christian Benteke can do will virtually decide his destiny.
Losing the ‘prized asset’ Raheem Sterling will hurt, but if Jordon Ibe who Rodgers has announced will feature heavily …

Before the transfer window opened this year, Liverpool already clinched deals on five players, showing that they are trying to be a bit more organised this time around. Only a year ago they were struggling to find players to replace Luis Suarez and ended up settling for Mario Balotelli in a last-minute panic buy. Hindsight can tell us that Liverpool’s transfers last season were all very badly thought out. This time the case looks a lot different, though. The move for James Milner on a free transfer was clever and …

Liverpool are a football club who, to put it mildly, have been a subject of derision with regards to transfers in recent seasons. Mario Balotelli, Iago Aspas and Luis Alberto are examples of Brendan Rodger’s rather hit and miss history in the transfer market, while Daniel Sturridge, Emre Can and Phillipe Coutinho are, generally speaking, success stories. It is often levelled at Rodgers that he rushes transfers through, approaching things like a teenager on a computer game, rather than as the manager of the one the most popular football clubs …

With Steven Gerrard announcing earlier this season his intentions to leave his boyhood club Liverpool and end his historic career in the MLS. Many pundits and Liverpool fans have been left worried about the whole being left in the Liverpool midfield but a certain Jordan Henderson’s emergence and improvement has put them worries to bed although it is impossible to replace Steven Gerrard who at his very best was one of the greatest players in the world but they certainly have a capable understudy in Jordan Henderson who although can …

There have been murmurs coming from some Liverpool fans that Brendan Rodgers time at the club should come to an end and the Kop hierarchy should look to pursue the popular and charismatic figure of Jurgen Klopp. The man who masterminded two back to back Bundesliga titles and also took Borussia Dortmund to the champions league final. He has pedigree and will bring entertaining football to merseyside but is it unfair to speculate over Rodgers tenure even though Liverpool are going through their worst trophy drought for over fifty years?
The …

So Liverpool’s season ended yesterday afternoon at 16:14 when a fantastically worked goal from Fabian Delph and the rest of his Aston Villa cohorts nestled in the right hand corner of Simon Mignolet’s Goal.
The fight, determination and spirit displayed by the Villans was everything that was lacking in the Liverpool performance.
There are currently 6 games left in the BPL and Liverpool currently sit 7 points behind Man City and 8 points behind Man Utd.
Liverpool are out of every competition now, after failing to make it past the Group Stage in …

No matter what the outcome of Sunday’s FA Cup Semi Final between Liverpool and Aston Villa, the game will surely define both team’s seasons. Both clubs have as much to play for in the Premier League, but for markedly different reasons, so this cup tie will provide a welcome distraction for both managers, players and the long suffering supporters of these much vaunted and historic teams.
Interestingly, there is little to differentiate the two clubs in terms of form over the past six matches. Liverpool have gained 12 points over the …

This year’s FA Cup has already thrown up more surprises than any in recent memory. The two favourites and current Premier League top two, Chelsea and Manchester City were dumped out of the competition at home to lower league opposition in the third round.
The elimination of the favourites brought a lot of excitement to fans around England and has certainly improved the chances of those top four challengers who are already out of the Premier League title running, and has also seen an uptick in demand for FA Cup tickets …

It is a truism that statistics can tell you anything you want them to, but ultimately the cannot or should not ignored. There has been an undoubted renaissance in Liverpool’s recent form, so much so that we might realistically expect to finish in the top four of the Premier League this season.
The FA Cup fourth round tie against Bolton at Anfield yesterday is a prime example of the problems that the club is currently facing – namely an inability to break down teams that “park the bus” on the 18 yard …

A tantalizing end to last season saw Liverpool come within touching distance of a league title; 2 points adrift of eventual winners Manchester City come the final day. The result was many supporters of the club choosing to try and forget the 3 game collapse and rather look forward to a 3 month period of rest, recovery, and most importantly, progression. It seemed, going into the summer that with the right additions, and limited departures, 2014-15 season might just see that 19th league title come to Anfield.
Half a season, 1 …