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10 Jun 2018 21:35:22
6 days to go!

On the 16th of June our Facebook page will go live to a charity match the site has organised, in aid of Seva and Macmillan nurses.
It will be a 3pm kick off!
Please share and like our page to support the boys taking part. We have one crowdfunded page on justgiving that raised £300 before prematurely ending so stay tuned for a new one setting up. We are hopeful to raise £1000 with this and the players match fees.

This is also the last call for anyone else who wants to play in the game held in north oxfordshire. Current players range from all abilities and ages! So do not feel you cannot contribute.

Text me on 07719565417 for more info!

Will ed001's "Just like watching brazil" better ed002's "Walham green east wapping, carpet cleaning rodent and boggit exterminating association"....FC?

Who is your money on?!

1.) 10 Jun 2018 21:47:19
Every time I see posts about this I kick myself because I lived in Oxfordshire but moved to Liverpool last year ;_;
Would have loved to play after work but would never make it there in time now xD

Good luck to everybody participating and ed2s players repeating that name haha.

2.) 10 Jun 2018 22:30:30
Going to be a struggle carving that name onto a trophy haha
Happy to donate and looking forward to watching the live stream.

3.) 10 Jun 2018 23:36:30
Would love to have made it from Ireland. Well done to all involved as it's for a great cause. Enjoy the day and be proud.

4.) 10 Jun 2018 23:41:46
How are you going to fit that team name on a jersey?

5.) 11 Jun 2018 01:37:23
I’m gutted, I was going to play and had it tied to when I was back in the uk ( I live in aus) my trip moved numerous times. I’ll be back in time but pulled a hamstring 2 weeks ago so can’t play regardless!

6.) 11 Jun 2018 06:26:45
Would have loved to play and show off my silky skills but unfortunately I won't be able to make it this time. If successful maybe we could make this an annual thing?

7.) 11 Jun 2018 18:09:13
Any chance to do some commentary from India, Ed001? xD.



08 Jun 2017 06:28:27
Having spoken to the person who has been keeping me informed on this, to get clarity, I think it is time I gave the full explanation of what I am now being told. I am going to refer to the person as he/ him, just because it is easier rather than because it is a male.

So I have pestered him, because I wanted some clarification of the full story and to know if I am being deliberately fed misinformation to keep the club out of trouble. He claims that he is telling me exactly what he has been told, that there is no attempt to mislead me on his behalf, either knowingly or unknowingly. So this is basically the story as he gives it:

After matches Klopp will often chat with opposition players, just a friendly chat, nothing untoward, many managers will do it.

However, remarks were made to VVD along the lines of 'I would love to have you in my team' or similar when we have faced Southampton. Which VVD has obviously taken to heart, though we have no way of knowing if Klopp was making the first moves towards a signing or just making a throwaway remark regarding the player. So that could be seen as a problem in the light of following events, though would normally not even be noticed.

Anyway, last summer things were a bit unsettled there with Jose Fonte fighting to leave and it caused a few issues with a number of the players there, who felt Fonte was unfairly treated after his years of service to the club. There are a number of players there who did not like the treatment Fonte received and felt he should have been allowed to make his dream move, rather than held to his contract and then ended up in limbo before joining West Ham United just to get away from Saints. VVD has at this point made the decision he wants to go and asked his agent to put out feelers looking for interested parties.

We showed interest at this point, I don't have dates, I have never had any kind of dates to give, which is why I have never mentioned any, but I would assume this is just after the January window, as this was when he was disgruntled. However, instead of going direct to the club and seeking permission to speak to them and him over a summer move, we spoke directly to the agent.

Now our excuse, which is why I am told the club immediately backed out and apologised, is that we were told the agent and player came to us with Saints' blessing. I will leave you to make up your own mind over the truth of that claim, as I really do not know. I have no way to verify that information one way or the other.

To cut a long story short, the player, agent and club sorted out a deal, then and only then do LFC go to Saints to negotiate a price. That is when all hell broke loose and Soton investigated, made a complaint etc.

That is how he explained it to me, but I have no way to verify any of it, which is why I am giving you a full version as he tells it. In the past he has been reliable, though he has often asked me not to pass on things, the info he has given had checked out. This time I am not sure though, this feels too neat and like someone is trying to shift the blame. Either way the club is at fault for not ensuring they had permission to speak to the player.

1.) 08 Jun 2017 06:43:11
Make you right ed001 with it sounding to contrived but it does not mean what he has said is not the truth. Like you say it's not difficult to follow the correct way of approaching a transfer a club either says yes or no what is the problem. Baffling really still men in suits are never the smartest.
Up the pool.

{Ed001's Note - I just don't understand why the club still has this issue. We do not need to act underhand, the club is, in terms of brand power, according to those that measure these things, ahead of all but Man Utd in English football. We should not need to be underhand to attract quality players. They should want to play for us because of who we are. So just concentrate on getting the right deal with their current club, then worry about convincing the player.}

2.) 08 Jun 2017 06:48:37
Qyestion for the Eds, not just about this event. What is the situation regarding speaking to agents. As i understand it agents put feelers out to other clubs and that is ok. In those circumstances i assume it is ok for a club to speak to the agent. If that has happened can the club contact the agent again for further discussions? Is it a case of the player basically can't be in the room with them? Or more complicated, e. g. you can't talk beyond a certain point even with the agent? Thanks.

{Ed025's Note - if a club wish to talk to a player who is under contract at a club then they must inform the parent club for permission DL, anything less is seen as "tapping up" even if its done through the agent mate..

3.) 08 Jun 2017 06:55:11
Shame Ed, at the very least I hope the club learn a lesson, I think we're sailing very close to the wind with our transfer activity.

4.) 08 Jun 2017 07:00:49
Thanks Ed025.

{Ed025's Note - anytime mate..

5.) 08 Jun 2017 07:05:44
Its the premier league response that intreagues me. Would it not be the case that if they thought we were genuinely guilty of wrong doing on purpose then just an apology from us would be irrelevant?

{Ed025's Note - i must say that you make a fair point slowdog, maybe we have not heard the last of it yet mate..

6.) 08 Jun 2017 07:15:27
We have read news that VVD agent also spoke to Conte and Pep; that would have constituted tapping too right?

{Ed001's Note - no, you are missing the point, the intermediary can speak to others, it is the player himself that is unable to discuss things.}

7.) 08 Jun 2017 07:17:07
Do you think this is the end of the saga with LFC and VVD ed?

{Ed001's Note - depends on what Saints think. If they are satisfied with the apology and us backing away, then yes. Though a lot comes down to VVD himself as well.}

8.) 08 Jun 2017 07:31:15
If Saints had any decency, they'd accept the apology and move on. Liverpool acted underhandedly but, judging from ed001's post, not in a deliberate way. It's not like the club had been scheming to prevent a bidding war that Southampton were entitled to.

9.) 08 Jun 2017 07:30:15
Thank you for letting us know the situation ED001, we appreciate it!

I was on these pages when the whole Clint Dempsey saga happened and it's beyond belief that the club can act in such a amateurish fashion! Or is it arrogance on the clubs part?

Considering how many times we have dealt with Southampton over the past few years makes this surprising as well as irritating to say the least!

Again, thanks for keeping us in the loop Ed.

{Ed001's Note - it feels like arrogance to me, believing they can do what they want with no consequence.}

10.) 08 Jun 2017 07:35:05
Hey ED001. Is the extent to which the VVD deal played out in the media seen as a massive issue by the club? I know this doesn't excuse the club's behaviour but the extent to which transfer info is leaked is quite extraordinary. Similarly a lot has been written bout the Salah deal. Can the club not conduct business in a private professional manner, or is it just the case that this not easily done in modern football? Thanks Ed.

{Ed001's Note - it is always a concern, the club put a lot of effort into keeping things quiet in the past, hence the Jen Chang thing. Now it has gone back to the old flood of info coming out. It is not easy to keep things quiet, but it certainly should not be coming out in the amounts LFC are producing it.}

11.) 08 Jun 2017 07:35:11
eds i know this is an outrageous idea/ thought, but truth be known the window don't open until july between now and then the saints accept the apology after believing because of the blame game as you said, that the tapping up was accidentally stupid, could liverpool get the deal sorted and pay more as in a way to save face or is it just a stupid thought.

{Ed001's Note - it could happen and has happened in the past. The likelihood is that we will not pay the price regardless.}

12.) 08 Jun 2017 07:37:52
Nice one ed.

{Ed001's Note - welcome and RITH is wrong. The whole point of speaking to a player is to cut out the whole auction aspect of transfers by ensuring you get the best price with the player only wanting to join you.

As for Saints, they have done nothing wrong and RITH is just showing how bitter he is by constantly deflecting and blaming the victim.}

13.) 08 Jun 2017 07:57:21
Thanks for the info Ed. Legend.

{Ed001's Note - welcome.}

14.) 08 Jun 2017 08:03:54
Ed 1 - you make some great points here. We were discussing it in the pub last night and I think the consensus of opinion was that tapping up players has always gone on and always will to some degree. It is maybe a bit easier to hide behind agents and third parties these days than it was years ago but I think even an indirect approach - I. e. To an agent is tapping up. I know clubs often give players agents approval or even instructions to find a new club for a player maybe even with guidelines as to what a sell price may be. More often than not all of the above happens in secret.

You make a very good point that too much information seems to be leaked out of LFC and whilst it seems clear that the club has acted beyond what can be excusable (I. e. A sounding out of an agent etc. ) and especially with meeting the player directly, the leaks to the press in my view is what has really caused the most problems.

I hope there is a full investigation internally and these internal problems are fixed now or we could have a long summer of problems in the transfer market.

{Ed001's Note - not just a long summer, it will be the same every transfer window until we fix the internal problems.}

15.) 08 Jun 2017 08:10:12
Is there any suggestion that there will be any internal disciplinary actions taken by the club towards any LFC staff involved in the transfer Ed001? Do you think the VVD events will see Liverpool changing their approach to transfers and lack of professionalism? If nothing changes or there isn't an acceptance that change is needed then that would really stink of arrogance.

{Ed001's Note - the first thing that will happen is likely to be an internal investigation to examine what went on, what the club did wrong and what the club did right. That analysis will have to lead to changes or this summer will be nothing compared to how bad things will get for the club in the future.}

16.) 08 Jun 2017 08:15:14
It's all just so distasteful. Look at what Lukaku is doing to them across the park. Young men who get paid millions to play a sport they love and show this kind of disrespect to their employers. Regardless of whether Liverpool's conduct was really dodgy or just downright dumb, I really do not like to see these spoiled players showing such an extreme lack of loyalty to the shirt and fans they represent. If I wanted to leave my job and go to a bigger company, I would have the decency to go to my boss and tell him to his face. Of course, I don't have a greedy agent trying to drum up a sale to line his own fat palm with silver.

17.) 08 Jun 2017 08:15:37
What does this mean for the player himself ed001? Is he also facing the prospect of a ban? Maybe not by his parent club who might not be able to afford it, but by the governing body.?

{Ed001's Note - it is unlikely to lead to any kind of ban for the player. His issue is that the club themselves could freeze him out and leave him in limbo and his chance to get a big move could go.}

18.) 08 Jun 2017 08:32:25
We appreciate you sharing your info ed, as you have already hinted i think this is standard practice for the americans and i can't see any follow up action apart from a public telling off and a private don't get caught next time.

With regards to vvd we were always going to get our pants pulled down over this deal so maybe its the best outcome overall aside from the massive embarassment.

Moving forward through this window at any rate we must do it correct though because i shudder to think what punishment the club will get if its caught doing the same thing twice in the same window.

Do you think this will have any bearing on players we are targeting not wanting to come considering we have left vvd high and dry?

{Ed001's Note - it is common practice in business in general, end justifies the means for most companies.

That is a good point you raise, other players are going to be wary of dealing with us, if we leave VVD high and dry now.}

19.) 08 Jun 2017 08:32:27
Cheers Ed001. We've not covered ourselves in glory here at all, shambolic behaviour and unprofessionalism is what is smacks of.

20.) 08 Jun 2017 08:42:11
So just reiterating what has been in the press.

{Ed001's Note - I have no idea. I do not read the press.}

21.) 08 Jun 2017 08:44:32
Thank you for the swift response Ed. Much appreciated mate. And thank you for all the hard work! This promises to be a window like no other for you guys! All the best :) .

{Ed001's Note - not sure it is like no other. This seems to have become a recurring theme.}

22.) 08 Jun 2017 09:11:00
Thanks eds for the info. Really appreciate your time forwarding your knowledge on this situation.

23.) 08 Jun 2017 09:30:25
Agree with Max, thanks Ed, appreciate you sharing the info.

{Ed001's Note - cheers Lj.}

24.) 08 Jun 2017 10:25:18
Thanks Eds for the in depth post, we all appreciate it on here, we'd all be clueless if it wasn't for you lot.

{Ed001's Note - thank you mate.}

25.) 08 Jun 2017 11:52:37
Thanks for the info Ed's, but I have to ask, why is it so hard to do it properly, whether the agent instigated it or not? Even if the agent said that the player is doing it with his club's blessing, how hard is it to confirm that with the club? Something is really wrong somewhere within the club and it's not rocket science how it can be fixed!

{Ed001's Note - it is not that hard at all.}

26.) 08 Jun 2017 12:10:38
Ed is part of the problem that the powers of be just aren't from football background? Is it just simple naivity from people that don't know? Most if not all of our top brass are from everywhere BUT football. Is it just me being naive?

{Ed001's Note - very few clubs have top brass from a footballing background.}

27.) 08 Jun 2017 12:11:08
What was Fonte's dream move ED001?

{Ed001's Note - to play for Mourinho.}

28.) 09 Jun 2017 13:45:14
Ed001, Good of you to give us the detail, but I don't think you have to explain things. Everyone said this was going to happen, but then it turned out we built the house on sand, so things fell apart.

You guys run a really interesting site, and try to give us interesting insights. Sometimes things will go pear shaped. doesn't change things, you are giving us your honest (sometimes very honest) view on things. If it was called Liverpool-transfer-facts. co. uk, then that would be different, but I for one enjoy the site, and appreciate you guys giving us the insights that you do (although sometimes I cringe from the tongue lashings delivered :-) ) . If you will forgive me, part of the fun of this site is just like buying the euro millions ticket. the 2 days dreaming about what it would be like if Messi signed brings a smile and some joy, even if the reality is, it is never going to happen. BTW . any chance of Messi :-)

On a different note, I find it really hard to fathom how we can get ourselves into these situations. I have nothing to do with football, but I know you need permission from the other club before you speak to the player. I know from life, that if a middle man says "trust me this is all legit", then that is when you run for the hills. SO, this is either supreme arrogance (which I would hate for my football club, but I accept it is possible), or supreme naivete. I am not sure which is worse.

Thanks for all you guys do, I am looking forward to my near hourly visits to the site during the window!



12 Jun 2015 21:04:11
{Ed001's Note - We have posted a new confirmed transfer entitled, Confirmed signings 2015-06-12.



14 May 2015 15:14:09{Ed001's Note - We have posted a new confirmed transfer entitled, Transfer Talk #1 Super Samir Handanvoic

1.) 14 May 2015 15:22:56
link doesn't go anywhere for me?

{Ed033's Note - please try again

2.) 14 May 2015 15:48:57
works now ed thanks

3.) 14 May 2015 19:48:32
Very good . Gives us an insight on players with their situations and some we won't know much about . Very good !!



08 Mar 2015 18:12:53
So what do you think will happen in the summer then Ed002?

{Ed002's Note - Much of this will change by the summer and there are major dependencies on (a) players leaving (b) how much money the club can raise through sales (remembering that Liverpool will be probably be looking to sell players by January to offset FFP issues), and (c) Champions League qualification. However, there is known to be (or have recently been) some level of interest in the following players:

GK: Ochoa, Neto, Sportiello (unconfirmed at this time), Romero, Ryan, Ruddy. The club have also looked at many others.
RB: Danilo (certainly won't happen). I am not sure what will happen to Wisdom. I suspect a new deal for Flanagan but if Manquillo and Johnson both leave then the club will look for a new RB. If Rodgers remains as manager it is not out of the question that Ibe may be tried in a wing back role. Alternative is that MAnquillo stays and RB is no longer a priority.
CB: I suspect a new deal will be offered to Toure and the club will have to have a clear out of CBs in any case. I doubt a CB is a priority.
MF: Milner, Khedira, Pjanic (outrageously expensive), Vazquez
F/W: Ings, Vietto, Gameiro, Baez (a WP would be an issue initially), Kishna (I understand that old interest has been rekindled but it is hard to see how he would fit in), Lacazette (not going to happen). Two other players the club were interested in - Bakkali (I suspect Liverpool have stepped back from their interest like many other clubs) and Andre Ayew (a free agent who Liverpool enquired about last summer - no obvious interest right now but it may return).

If Liverpool do qualify for the Champions League and if further funds can be made available through sales, it would not be out of the question for Liverpool to look to one of the following as an option:

GK: Cech
MF: Carvalho, Turan
F/W: Benzema

And who would be my choice of players who will be available?

GK: Handanovic
RB: Germain
CB: Balanta - Caniggia wanted Liverpool to move for Balanta more than two years ago - and he has got better. Rogers ignored the advice. He shouldn't have done. If Liverpool need a CB
MF: Matuidi, Morgan Sanson
F/W: Mitrovic - I don't see a long term future for Lambert and Mitrovic would give Liverpool a very good option that they are missing right now. Rodgers will regret using the words "Origi" and "world-class" in the same sentence. }

1.) 08 Mar 2015 19:06:20
Interesting read, thanks Eds.

2.) 08 Mar 2015 22:03:31
Great work, eds. This is what this site is all about, just a shame it gets hindered by the trolls from time to time!


3.) 09 Mar 2015 00:27:59
Realistically we're only looking to add one in each position right, Eds? So say we signed Ings, Vietto would then be out of the question?

I'd love Khedira but worry about his injury record so can't see FSG taking such a risk.
Would the signings of Romero, Milner, Ings and possibly a battle for Carvalho if we make top 4 seem like a realistic scenario come the summer Eds?

{Ed002's Note - I have explained the situation as I understand it. I cannot sensibly answer questions about different combinations of the players.}

4.) 09 Mar 2015 02:53:55
Thanks a lot ed fot that reply

5.) 09 Mar 2015 07:21:48
Brilliant work Ed001, seducing Ed002 to spill the beans. Was it that "humongous" backside that did the trick?

Also, which Vazquez and Germain are these?

{Ed002's Note - Lucas and it should be Matteo Darmain.}

6.) 09 Mar 2015 07:22:06
Taking into account our finances I completely agree with your choises Ed002 (with exception of Sanson who I haven't seen enough). I will add Luis Adriano to forward list.

{Ed002's Note - I am a little surprised that there is no firm interest from Liverpool, AC Milan or Arsenal in Adriano at this time. It should be Darmain not Germain.}

7.) 09 Mar 2015 07:22:22
great post Ed002. i would like to know if we are really interested in morgan sanson of montpellier? i watched montpellier games few times and he looked a class midfielder and ran the show. i think he will be perfect for liverpool.

{Ed002's Note - No, he would be my choice of player from who will be available.}

8.) 09 Mar 2015 04:28:55
Brilliant views Ed002 thanks!. saves endless questions about targets!, but what about ED001? Care to add anything?

{Ed001's Note - not a lot to add to that, I do believe we have decided against Ryan, despite his agent's best efforts to get him a move, he simply is not good enough for the top leagues and so will probably move to a low end team in Spain or Italy.
Bakkali we were discussing on the editor's widget and I did mention to the other editors yesterday that the feeling is that he is 'difficult' and best avoided.
Turan will again be looking to join us, but I doubt we will have the finances required sadly.
Mostly it is going to be about moving players out to buy new ones, though the removal of Johnson and Gerrard does clear up any issues with the wage bill being too high. It is just that we have to avoid building up debt while the stadium is being rebuilt, so it is going to be a time to be careful with our spending. Thankfully the new TV deal will mean we can sell to buy, rather than having to sell to pay for the stadium.}

9.) 09 Mar 2015 10:12:41
Great response from Ed2 and comments from Ed.

That's what makes this site the best around.


10.) 11 Mar 2015 06:12:36
Liverpool need to make Ed002 DOF now.




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Review Of The Day 20th August 2018

20 Aug 2018 07:29:01
{Ed's Note - Ed001 has posted a new article entitled, Review Of The Day 20th August 2018

1.) 20 Aug 2018 07:46:56
Yaya Banana ladies and gents :) :D would love to sign him up.

2.) 20 Aug 2018 07:49:08
Lots of difficult tongue twisters names in there today ed :)

{Ed001's Note - that is why I included them.}

3.) 20 Aug 2018 08:46:25
Today I learned there is a footballer called Yaya Banana.

4.) 20 Aug 2018 08:47:58
Thanks Ed001. Laurentiis really is a crackpot isn't he?

{Ed001's Note - there is a member of FSG who is a major shareholder in Roma, but that is not a secret. ADL is just a dick to be honest. He likes to stir up problems.}

5.) 20 Aug 2018 10:33:54
Gerrard saying plastic pitches shouldn’t be allowed at elite football level without realising he was at Kilmarnock 🙈😂.

6.) 20 Aug 2018 14:27:14
Honest question Mikey. Is Kilmarnock elite level though?
I Haven’t seen the comment or context.



Review Of The Day 19th August 2018

19 Aug 2018 07:29:01
{Ed's Note - Ed001 has posted a new article entitled, Review Of The Day 19th August 2018

1.) 19 Aug 2018 07:43:24
Thanks as always Ed. Would we be correct in saying there are a lot of, oh what's the word. errr. that's it: Knobs, in football these days. Self obsessed knobs!

{Ed001's Note - defo mate, they are becoming more numerous all the time.}

2.) 19 Aug 2018 07:53:19
Is there a more despicable pair of clubs than Real Madrid and Barcelona?


Is the La Liga proposal to have games in the US backed by a number of clubs in particular?

Thank you.

{Ed001's Note - the La Liga proposal is backed by Stephen Ross (I think that's his name) the guy who owns Miami Dolphins. He wants to do the same with Premier League and Serie A as well.}

3.) 19 Aug 2018 08:51:04
Thanks ed, always appreciate these even if it’s just every so often that I say thanks. Hope the Milan guy is ok, it’s surprising that these guys can get so far before things are picked up but (although he may not think so) it’s a good job it has been now, it’s an area I work in actually so it could be one of a few things but I would sincerely wish him all the best. The Wolfsburg player, what a great attitude and a refreshing view of ones self, I’m not that good but I will make the very best of what I have type of attitude. If only a few others who are blessed with huge talent would stop and have a reflection on that! Any chance of his dream move coming true one day?
Cheers again, have a good one to you all out there in rumourville.

{Ed001's Note - cheers mate. You are right about both Strinic and Weghorst. No way of knowing if it will come true or not, we have shown no interest so far but a good season in the Bundesliga and who knows?}

4.) 19 Aug 2018 08:52:20
Ah bloody hell Mbappe, don't go sucking up to that little turd! superstar my arse!

Cheers Ed, hope you have a great day mate.

{Ed001's Note - if you don't suck up to him, you don't get a game mate.}

5.) 19 Aug 2018 08:53:00
I'm getting increasingly annoyed by the La Liga.

6.) 19 Aug 2018 09:22:20
Why does neynar have so much power, just for money/ marketing reasons?

{Ed001's Note - that and he is such a whiner that people feel they have to pander to him to get the most out of him.}

7.) 19 Aug 2018 09:53:53
As sad as it sounds Ed you aren't wrong mate it really winds me up how much power he has, it's ridiculous. It infuriates me how he thinks he's gods gift, the true legends like Ronaldo, Ronaldinho etc must be looking at him and laughing their heads off, he's talented sure but nothing on their level or even close imo, yet he thinks he's gods gift. Shame on him, I hope Mbappe scores more than him this season.

8.) 19 Aug 2018 10:55:38
Re Lfc hooeful's post. I had heart surgery aged 14 mate for a condition they didn't pick up until I was 12. Had it been picked up when I was an infant they could have done keyhole surgery but ended up having to do proper open heart surgery. So I guess it happens (although over 30 seems a bit extreme) .

9.) 19 Aug 2018 11:46:23
Great review Ed01, Neymar could learn a lot from Weghorst, if he had the same attitude as this lad he would be a vastly improved player, instead of thinking he is already a superstar.
I just do not understand how managers and team mates tolerate him, how is he allowed to constantly get away with it. Whenever I watch him he never ever looks like a superstar player to me. I can think of so many players who offer more to a team than him. He is not even in the top 10 players in the world nevermind top 3.

{Ed001's Note - agreed mate. If he learnt to play for the team he would be an incredible player. However he ends up being as much of a hindrance as he is a help.}

10.) 19 Aug 2018 11:57:53
Coarctation rednick?

11.) 19 Aug 2018 12:26:29
No, it was a hole in the heart so nothing major (as heart conditions go) . I have another condition called svt which led them to find it.

12.) 19 Aug 2018 12:31:51
Added time multi-ball!

13.) 19 Aug 2018 13:55:35
Loved the comments about Neymar Ed. Someone needs to stand up to him. I have no idea why people are so afraid to piss him off.

14.) 19 Aug 2018 14:14:34
I hope the svt doesn’t give u too much bother mate, stay well 👍.



Review Of The Day 18th August 2018

18 Aug 2018 07:29:01
{Ed's Note - Ed001 has posted a new article entitled, Review Of The Day 18th August 2018

1.) 18 Aug 2018 07:56:02
Hi Ed,

Where do you stand on Klavan leaving at this time?

On the face of it, given our apparent lack of depth at centre-back, it may potentially backfire. Having said that, perhaps Klopp has every confidence in Phillips to cover if one or more of our starters gets injured.


{Ed001's Note - he deserved to be allowed to leave, he is highly unlikely to play any games.}

2.) 18 Aug 2018 08:00:22
Good morning Ed,

Bit of a mess that with Bordeaux isn't it lol pointless suspending him, what does that do? it's daft. I doubt he'll return.

Thanks Ed, hope you have a great day mate.

{Ed001's Note - I think they just need to suspend him before firing him.}

3.) 18 Aug 2018 09:42:04
We have 4 first team Center backs, Klavan was 5th choice I’m not sure where the lack of depth quote comes from. You might like 1 better CB to play along side VVD but these are probably the same people who want Gomez to get a chance. 4 CBs and one very good kiddy is plenty for me.

4.) 18 Aug 2018 08:31:06
What a great name for an unreliable central defender, ‘Bomb Scare’. 😂
I was reading the Celtic pages last night and there’s some proper craic, with humour, on them. So many football songs originate up in Scotland.
There’s the never-to-be-forgotten ditty ‘In your Monaco Slums’, sung by Celtic away.
“You search in your dustbins for something to eat, You find a dead lobster and you think it’s a treat, In your Monaco slums”. LMAO, brilliant.
The CL is the poorer for their absence.

Shame about De Bruyne’s knee injury too. Happened so innocuously too, I gather.
Shades of Fekir, perhaps?

5.) 18 Aug 2018 08:45:19
Cheers ed

Real madrid lol. Holy moley they have absolutely no shame. That club has gotten away with murder for years.

De bruyne being out for 3 months while good news for liverpool and city's other rivals is bad news for football and the premership. Special player.

Joel campbell finaly leaves arsenal. My word.

6.) 18 Aug 2018 10:21:15
I know i will get slated for this, but I reckon Lovren will prove to be a quality defender this season, we have all seen how well he can play but he just had those crazy games every so often.
With Alisson in goal and Van Dijk playing alongside Lovren, meaning the back line now communicates, Lovren will have a great season.
In todays market Lovren is a £40 million defender. There are not that many defenders who would be a guaranteed improvement. I rate Lovren highly and he will prove himself this season.

7.) 18 Aug 2018 10:51:09
You won't be slated by me greenflash, I completely agree mate and I think this season he'll be brilliant, he's now surrounded by top players and a fantastic keeper, it'll only improve his game, he has shown huge signs of improvement since VVD arrived too. I'd like to see Gomez and Lovren rotating though because I believe if Gomez is given his chance which he fully deserves then he'll be the long term Lovren replacement.

8.) 18 Aug 2018 11:37:35
That's really rich coming from Real Madrid. They're doing this since a couple of decades now, and only a matter of time when what goes around comes around.

Agree fully on Lovren. He's always been one of those players whose form depends on self-confidence. And this must be sky high right now.

9.) 18 Aug 2018 20:56:21
Yes, lovren is a 40mil cb easily. Probably more tbf. I think he has been surrounded by players at a lower level than him and it made him skittish, ta know matip and migs, karius. But I'm hoping with vvd alisson and taa around him we will finally see the consistent dejan we all hope to see.

Klavan for 2 mil is an absolute bargain. Struggled in his 1st year but impressed last season. It will leave us with only one left footed cb though.

10.) 18 Aug 2018 23:27:54
Not from me, Greenflash. Lovs has always been a capable CB. In fact, he was so good that Lyon got him at 19. He is everything you want in a CB ability wise. Pace, power, good in the air, two-footed, pace to burn and a threat at set-pieces. Most importantly, Lovs is brave, relishes a challenge, never backs down and NEVER hides regardless of the things he has gone thru in his pro and personal life.

His prob was always that he is NOT a leader and has issues within his head, that leads to mistakes. Now, playing next to the erratic Skrte, Matip and Sahko don't help either. Since, VVD came in, Lovs no longer has to be the leader. He can just focus on his job of defending, end of story. If anyone wants to sign him now, it would be for 45m-50m. Hopefully, he can keep improving.



Christian Pulisic

17 Aug 2018 15:44:52
{Ed's Note - Ed001 has posted a new player profile about, Christian Pulisic

1.) 17 Aug 2018 15:57:48
Klopp go get him :)

2.) 17 Aug 2018 16:01:41
Great profile Ed001 huge fan. He’s only going to get stronger and more consistent, he reminds me a little of how hazard was at his age.

{Ed001's Note - cheers.}

3.) 17 Aug 2018 16:19:22
Fantastic that Ed, cheers mate. As you know, I've always been a big admirer of the lad, next huge thing imo, at that age and he's that good already, I'd love us to sign him but I highly doubt that'll ever happen.

I do agree, for their ages, Mbappe is definitely the level ahead, he's unreal that lad. Considering they're both 19 years of age it'd seem like Mbappe would be a few years older and more experienced but no, same age, top class player Mbappe. If Pulisic starts to be more consistent he'll be up there with him. Either way though, top top player and I really look forward to following his development because imo the kid is going places, he has plenty of time to learn and is already turning heads.

What really impresses me as well is he's no fool, for his age he's actually a very intelligent lad, seems rare these days with some of the younger footballers. I guess this is down to his parents, he got raised right which is brilliant because it'll do him the world of good overall.

Thanks again Ed.

{Ed001's Note - very welcome mate, glad you enjoyed.}

4.) 17 Aug 2018 16:37:35
Ed brilliant as ever. love him on our books but like Slah said not sure will happen. Have good weekend all and can’t wait for Monday night!

{Ed001's Note - cheers mate.}

5.) 17 Aug 2018 16:50:38
Thanks, Ed. Very insightful. Enjoyed reading that. We can but hope. All the best mate.

{Ed001's Note - cheers mate.}

6.) 17 Aug 2018 17:18:37
I also thought Alisson would never ever happen. Never say never. 😉.

7.) 17 Aug 2018 17:19:57
Wow what a great read that was! Pulisic is definitely a player I’d love us to sign but unfortunately cannot see it happening.
Keep up the good work all the Ed’s.

{Ed001's Note - cheers leon.}

8.) 17 Aug 2018 17:37:25
Ed001, issues with consistency can also be due to frequent changes at Dortmund these days, four coaches - each with different ideologies - in three years can knacker even the best of players. Hopefully this bit gets sorted with Farve in?

{Ed001's Note - entirely possible.}

9.) 17 Aug 2018 18:11:19
Stop living in the "doubt it will ever happen"days. we can sign ANYONE now people! top footballers are loving playing for this club.

10.) 17 Aug 2018 18:58:35
Awesome! thanks for everything ed01@travisburke.

{Ed001's Note - travis? I don't use twatter if that is a twatter thing.}

11.) 17 Aug 2018 21:55:26
Taking him over fekir all day. The upside is huge plus its not like we would need him (or fekir) to come in and be difference maker straight away our. squad is already good enough, so he would have time to develop into a star.



17 Aug 2018 13:24:45
Just wanted to say a quick thanks to The Juicer for his idea which launched the top trumps site. Thank you very much Juicer.

1.) 17 Aug 2018 13:47:28
The cheque is in the post, I hope?
Cheers Ed 👍🏻.

{Ed001's Note - have you not got it yet? I sent it ages ago mate. Post office is useless!}

2.) 17 Aug 2018 15:38:42
Absolutely, nice one juicer mate!

3.) 17 Aug 2018 22:35:33
I had a good read of those yesterday.

The Benteke / lamp-post match up is my favourite.




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27 Oct 2017 06:56:31
Actually we have 3, Bogdan has been registered so he is in the squad as well.



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29 Aug 2017 10:01:23
Apologies my mistake, Sakho is going to Palace, I meant to say WBA want him to replace Evans if a deal can't be done with Palace. I really am sorry, it was early and that was a silly mistake not to read back through and check. Thankfully Ed002 pointed it out to me.



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30 Dec 2016 17:38:49
It is nothing to do with other players and everything to do with his attitude and prior service. It is felt he deserves the opportunity to play regularly if he wants to go. While he does not really want to leave Liverpool, he does want regular first team football.

Whichever way he decides is fine by me, I am in full agreement that he has earnt the right to do what is best for him.



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07 Jan 2015 12:31:25
Ed002 has some more info on this, which he will hopefully add, and point out I made a mistake assuming a party flying from London might not mean a London club, doh!

{Ed002's Note - As of an hour or so ago Inter's business for the other player has now been concluded and they are looking to sort out the Shaquiri transaction by tonight or tomorrow morning. Their real plus point is that the player wants to move to Italy with them. Against them is that they are unable to pay the full amount upfront.

Therefore if Liverpool want to do something about Shaqiri it must be very soon - and if they are going to pay up front they must have access to the cash. They will also need to persuade the player that he should move to Liverpool.}



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It is meant to be just one bet due to the competitions we are intending to run, it would be too easy to rack up lots of points by just making all the possible bets each race.




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21 Aug 2018 05:44:00
We've been very fortunate to have Salah as a poster on this site (and some of the others as well) I wish him all the best on his recovery and hope to see him back soon posting away. Fingers crossed for his quick return to full health.




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17 Aug 2018 11:45:05
Brilliant idea Tommy - I would love to read those too!



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03 Jul 2018 07:08:09
Sorry I knocked the mouse button and submitted before I had finished. The clubs are also there to deal with. It is only some players that won't talk to clubs during the World Cup. I think the lack of activity is perceived as newspapers are not making up as much bull, as they are focused on the tournament.



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22 Jun 2018 14:08:58
I meant to say that is why he looks so much better for his country, as it is more about the team when he is in a Brazil shirt.



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18 Jun 2018 12:52:24
very welcome m2 take care mate.