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11 Jun 2019 18:14:21
Hi eds1
Is Danny Ings still joining Southampton after he’s loan is now finished?

{Ed001's Note - as far as I am aware it was all done before the end of the season.}

1.) 11 Jun 2019 18:58:59
Was the fee already agreed before the loan eds1.

{Ed001's Note - yes.}

2.) 11 Jun 2019 19:42:45
I know people will disagree but i still think Origi should be joining him. don't think he's up to competing with the front 3 over a long season.

3.) 11 Jun 2019 19:59:02
Little Naby I agree. Not knocking the lad for how he finished the season but he’s not good enough.

4.) 11 Jun 2019 23:38:10
Cue the fume when we don't bring in a £70 million front man to sit on the bench and instead give Origi a new contract.

5.) 11 Jun 2019 23:54:25
Little Naby not sure what more you want from the guy he was excellent in the close season and earned his place in this squad. You won't get top drawer players happy to sit on the bench and frankly it causes more problems than good, look how many want to leave city!

6.) 12 Jun 2019 09:17:27
He wasnt excellent Never, what player were you watching? Peoples minds are being muddled by the fact he scored a couple of goals on our way to number 6,oh and let's not forget the derby goal my granny would have put away. There was a time i really wanted it to work out for Origi but he's not good enough. How many teams were beating down our door to sign him last summer and January? And this isn't about wanting a shiny new £70-80m player to replace him, i would honestly rather see an academy player like Woodburn or Camacho play ahead of him because at least one they they MIGHT be good enough.

7.) 12 Jun 2019 12:36:35
It isn't a long season to Origi - along season playing every game then yes! When asked to do a job, he's done as best as poss.

8.) 12 Jun 2019 14:19:31
If he gets a new contract and sticks around i'll support him as a Liverpool player. I just don't think he should get that contract and we should sell him now while his stock is at its highest. We should be at a stage now where we have better than Origi on the bench. he'd struggle to get in a matchday squad for most of the top half of the table teams.

9.) 12 Jun 2019 14:35:49
He's the only natural finisher out of our front three, that said, I wouldn't start him over Mane, Booby or Mo but he can offer something different if we rotate him.

10.) 12 Jun 2019 15:04:01
I like having Divock as an option.
I liked his performances on the left the few times he played there.
IF he stays it will be because the club see his utility and he thinks he can do it.
That's all you can ask for.

11.) 12 Jun 2019 16:14:20
Little Naby and Pegleg, could you please tell me how many teams were beating down Andy Robertson's door when we signed him? And how on earth are you able to determine that Origi's stock is at the highest right now, at 24 years of age and coming back into form and reckoning?
You guys epitomize the exact thing that's wrong with modern fans, but I'm particularly disgusted because this kid has done everything he's been asked and has just played a major, major part in maintaining our title pursuit last season and winning us our first trophy in almost a decade.
To justify your nonsense you suggest that it might just be better to play Camacho or Woodburn. ahead of Origi, because, as you implied, they might just be better! It is truly pathetic that you feel the only way to measure our progress or readiness to win major trophies is by having better players on the bench than Origi. There was a time Machedo won Manchester United the league; John O'Shea; Felipe Anderson; list goes on.
I don't think we deserve anything with "fans" like you! I see now why Ed002 loves Liverpool fans! Keep it up!

12.) 12 Jun 2019 16:52:44
Noski wind your neck in lad. No need to bite their heads off. If you disagree that's fine but chill out man. People are allowed to have different opinions to you.

13.) 12 Jun 2019 16:56:39
I don’t think Origi is up to the task really, but I don’t think Bobby is either. Before everybody shoots me down, if you took him out of our side last season and replaced him with peak Torres, Saurez or Fowler, we win the league, I have no doubts about that. I love Bobby, he’s a fantastic player but if everyone thinks back to before we signed him, he was an attacking midfield player, not a forward. I would love to see him move back into midfield. Everyone seems to think we need a “Fekir” type player to open defences and score goals from midfield, I think Bobby can do that no problem. Sign a world class out and out striker would be my preference.

14.) 12 Jun 2019 21:02:17
Noski i don't epitomise anything, im supporting LFC 30 years and usually hate criticising one of our players but the lad is not good enough. IN MY OPINION. if you think he is then fine but i know most L'pool suppoters i know agree with me. if we hadnt completed a miracle comeback against Barcelona there would be very little people on this site in favour of keeping Divock.

15.) 12 Jun 2019 21:49:03
We beat West Ham away 3-2 Divock scored
We beat Everton at home 1-0 Divock scored
We beat Barcelona at home 4-0 Divock scored
We beat Spurs in CL final 2-0 Divock scored
He played 673mins and scored 7 goals and has a goal average of 1 every 96mins in 2018/ 19
He will sit on the bench and wait his chance and doesn't sulk.
When we needed him this season he was there.
Jose Mourinho speaking on RT said after the CL final that players like Divock are like gold dust. Jurgen it seems wants to offer him a new contract and people on here want rid of him?
He cost Liverpool £8mil, would people prefer we sold him and spent £50mil for someone else to sit on the bench and disrupt the squad because he's not getting a game?

{Ed025's Note - sounds like a brilliant player polecat, so if he had of played more maybe you would have won the league?, does that mean that klopp picked the wrong team at times?...maybe jurgen is not as good as i thought mate..

16.) 13 Jun 2019 00:11:55
My neck has truly be wound in, Campbell. I'm waiting for your Campbocopter to deliver the flashiest signing yet! Clear all the deadwoods and splish and splash!

17.) 13 Jun 2019 01:04:45
Divock is worth his place anyone who thinks otherwise is deluded and frankly wrong.

If Klopp sees him as good enough for the best team in europe then none of us are qualified to disagree.

18.) 12 Jun 2019 22:26:22
jurgens good enough to try and get rid last summer Ed025 but he wouldn't go to Wolves. For me if everyones fit he's not even 1st option off the bench i'd have Shaquiri on ahead of him, Ox too if he's on the bench.

{Ed025's Note - hes a different option i suppose naby, but if he does stay i cant see him starting many games mate..

19.) 13 Jun 2019 19:14:28

If Everton had a few players as good as him maybe they wouldn't have finished 43 points behind LFC?

{Ed025's Note - your right would have been 53, its yet another case of liverpool supporters over hyping one of their players, hes bench fodder and no more mate as next season will prove ( that is of course if they cant get shut of him)..

20.) 15 Jun 2019 09:01:21
I love what origi has done for us and his attitude has been great. His goals have all been instinctive which bobby lacks around the box. He's never one to grab a game and produce something out of nothing, all his goals have come from 6 yard tap ins apart from final.

I'd have no complaints if he stays. But I actually feel origi himself might want to leave. His latest quotes suggest he's deciding his next move. He's 24, another season of 700 minutes can't be what he wants.



02 Jan 2019 19:55:41
Hi eds
Is Solankes move to CP not going ahead now?

{Ed001's Note - for now yes.}

1.) 02 Jan 2019 20:23:48
Apparently, there are concerns over his fitness.
My opinion is that it may be difficult for him to go on loan because teams would need him to start playing immediately.
A permanent deal however may be different, because he may be afforded more time.
But that's just my opinion.

{Ed002's Note - That is not the issue - someone making unreasonable demands is.}

2.) 02 Jan 2019 20:54:07
Player looking for Guarantees no doubt then.

{Ed002's Note - No, that is not the issue.}

3.) 02 Jan 2019 22:09:32
Probably us demanding an excessive loan fee or insisting Palace cover all his wages.

4.) 02 Jan 2019 22:11:55
Am dumping it’s the club’s demands of playing time and feed.

5.) 02 Jan 2019 22:46:32

6.) 03 Jan 2019 01:52:31
Maybe we are trying to get some sort of agreement about Bissaka.

7.) 03 Jan 2019 05:55:10
Havent seen it asked yet, so here goes. ed2 who is making the unreasonable demands and what are they?

{Ed002's Note - It is unimportant. He will go elsewhere.}

8.) 03 Jan 2019 15:19:52
Doesn't Solanke have a very demanding father that was also part of the problem @ Chelsea?

9.) 04 Jan 2019 00:33:05
Is it not about CP signing too many loan players this season?

10.) 04 Jan 2019 00:38:46
Like where?



25 Apr 2018 06:55:46
Hi eds. do you know when Lallana it due back. After the injury to the ox we need him ASAP. ?

{Ed001's Note - he is not expected back this season, unless we make the final in which case he could possibly make it. Not sure we 'need' him, good player as he is, we have not missed him at all this season and look better without him. He does not fit the way we play any more.}

1.) 25 Apr 2018 07:06:41
Ok thanks eds
Maybe time for him to move on then.

2.) 25 Apr 2018 07:46:10
I think we are all panicking over Midfield options ed mate. what's your thoughts? We have 3 fit options only now. Anyone from U21 or U23 that might be drafted in?

{Ed001's Note - maybe time to give Trent a run in his natural position?}

3.) 25 Apr 2018 08:14:07
Be a good chance against stoke at the weekend maybe and play Gomez at rb.

4.) 25 Apr 2018 08:19:41
Good shout Ed to be fair. Gomez back to RB. Hendo probably needs a rest? Can you think of any youngsters he might call on or should the 3 senior fit CMs be able to play all remaining games in your opinion?

{Ed001's Note - there is plenty of rest after next week's game. So they should be enough. If not maybe we could give Williams a chance, at 22 he needs to get a game or two just to see if he is capable of raising his game. You only know for sure when they get a go. Sometimes a kid can stand out a mile but then shrink mentally and fail miserably in the adult game. Other kids look average in youth football but they get a lucky break and suddenly grow as players to look like they belong there. It really shouldn't be an issue to cope for 4 games with the three we have and then they get two weeks to rest before the final (hopefully).}

5.) 25 Apr 2018 08:28:14
Just made a post on another thread saying the same ed, I think it is time to push him up to the midfield, let's see how he handles it, I think he'll do really well plus there's no better time then now.

6.) 25 Apr 2018 08:40:46
Cheers ed. You make so much sense. I would have far less stress and grey hairs if I could talk to you everytime I get a little flustered or concerned in life lol. Have a good day mate.

{Ed001's Note - I would say that is the good thing about getting older that you get less flustered but me ma is blooming ancient and she still gets overly stressed about every little thing.}

7.) 25 Apr 2018 08:44:43
In terms of having enough in the tank it shouldn't be a problem Ed001. But we are also one errant kick from not having enough fit midfielders for the biggest game of the decade.

{Ed001's Note - then you give a youngster a chance and you never know you might unearth a future star. If we aren't going to give them a chance when injuries strike because of panicky fans we may as well scrap the academy altogether.}

8.) 25 Apr 2018 09:09:43
I’d like to see Hendo, Gini and Woodburn against Stoke and maybe Milner coming on last 30mins to rest Hendo for a bit.

We need TAA’s delivery from out wide against Stoke IMO.

9.) 25 Apr 2018 10:42:31
Fully agree ed001, but I'm dissapointed that we have to give them a chance now. I questioned at the time, and continue to question, why they are not as a rule present in every match day squad so they could have gotten some chances in a few of the 16 (yes that's right, 16) games this season where we have won by 3 or more goals? It does get annoying finding ourselves repeatedly unprepared for this.

{Ed001's Note - I expect the Prem will follow Serie A's lead and increase the number of subs available soon enough. Serie A did it because they wanted to help the Italian national side by giving youngsters more chances in the first team. Whether it would actually do that or not is arguable but it would certainly mean managers would have no excuse for not giving kids a chance. Though it would probably just see Guardiola demand another half billion to spend to fill the bench with expensive first team players....}

10.) 25 Apr 2018 13:07:47
Ed001 do you know has Jordan Williams been training with the 1st team? I know he played a bunch of games for Rochdale, but not since October and he hasn't been playing for the U23s. I'd imagine it's more likely Gini will play as the deep mid and one or two of Woodburn/ Jones/ Kane could get a start. I know they're younger but age doesn't seem to be a factor for Klopp if you're good enough.

{Ed001's Note - a lot of the young uns train with the first team and it swaps about, to get them used to being with the group.}

11.) 25 Apr 2018 20:54:55
Jordan Williams is currently on loan at Rochdale so I imagine he wouldn’t be an option unless recall was an option.

{Ed002's Note - Of course not.}

12.) 26 Apr 2018 09:06:41
No Gordo, it was only a loan until January, but he suffered a knee injury at the end of October and hasn't kicked a football since.

13.) 26 Apr 2018 12:16:15
SGRED, I’d argue that Trent’s positioning would still find him out wide when playing RCM, just look at the positions Milner and the Ox take up throughout a game. Means he still gets to put in killer deliveries but also experience a game in midfield at the highest level. Also means if we play Gomez at RB that we can shift to a 3-4-3 when needed without having to bring an extra centre back on like we have been lately.
Cheers (3rd attempt at this post)

14.) 26 Apr 2018 12:17:51
Gordo - I believe his loan finished back in Jan. I just checked the Rochdale website and there is no mention of him (although they do have a Jordan Williams out on loan to Lincoln which threw me for a tick) . But he isn't injured AFAIK so Im guessing he needs to work harder to convince Critchley because he isn't getting into the U23 atm.



10 Nov 2017 11:03:01
Is there a Liverpool sharkpod yet eds👍🏻.

{Ed002's Note - Right now my plan is to do them all next Thursday. I am either travelling or busy working until then.}

1.) 10 Nov 2017 12:29:45
Ok mate thanks.

2.) 10 Nov 2017 23:14:10
Looking forward to this, roll on next week, any chance when you get a spare moment next week Ed002 you can start the intergalactic legends team? Thanks mate.

{Ed002's Note - It may need to be the week after.}

3.) 11 Nov 2017 16:59:13
Silly question. How do you gain access to the old sharkpods? I've tried the search engine but for me it just brings up comments that has the word sharkpod in there.

{Ed033's Note - old sharkpods



02 Nov 2017 08:26:40
Any chance of a sharkpod eds👍🏻.

{Ed002's Note - I will try to get to it in the coming days.}

1.) 02 Nov 2017 13:44:33
Thanks ed002 - you're awesome 👏😍.




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02 Sep 2019 14:45:32
Hi eds
Any info on what’s happening with Martin skrtel. Signed a contract and cancelled it?

{Ed002's Note - Gasperini explained to Skrtel that he should not expect to be a starter (as they have six or seven CBs) and that he would be used as cover. Skrtel apparently expected to start - so his contract has been cancelled. Nothing more sinister.}

1.) 02 Sep 2019 16:09:59
Any chance he ends up with Stevie up in Glascow?

{Ed002's Note - I don’t know if there is interest or the time to complete it. Certainly he rejected them once this summer.}

2.) 02 Sep 2019 17:23:31
Ed002, because he's cancelled his contract before the transfer window has ended, is he not just basically a free agent and can sign for someone after the deadline? Forgive me if I'm completely wrong though please.

{Ed002's Note - No. He would need an exemption and he has no rational for doing that.}

3.) 02 Sep 2019 20:17:17
Thank you for the reply Ed002. I wasn't aware that was the case.

So is it a case of if he doesn't find a new club today, he's basically not going to be able to play for anyone until January?

{Ed002's Note - I never said that. It relates to transfer windows.}

4.) 02 Sep 2019 20:52:47
Thanks again Ed002. I really don't wish to disturb you too much so if anyone else wants to chip in please do.

I'll try to spell it out if it's a case of transfer windows. If Skrtel doesn't find a club today, he'll need to find a club in Bulgaria, Romania, Russia or Australia if he wants to play again this year?

{Ed002's Note - I don't understand the issue you are trying to create. He has to move to a country where the transfer window is still open or get an exception - which I said originally.}



25 Aug 2019 22:35:34
Have you read, The age of football by David goldblatt. Just wondering if it’s worth buying?



08 Aug 2019 17:27:46
Best signings for me pulisic, wan basaca, and Tierney.

1.) 08 Aug 2019 17:44:01
Wan-Bissaka has it all to prove in a team in decline at a massive fee hanging over his head.

If I had to say who is the best siginging of the season, well not really a new signing but a player who will probably be leaving Villa come the end of this season after signing a new contract will have to be John Mcginn.

2.) 08 Aug 2019 17:46:38
Ndombele and wan bissaka for me.

3.) 08 Aug 2019 18:07:08
Praet and Tiellemans at Leicester for me, that’s good business and they look like they’re going to be a good footballing side with the midfield they’ve now got.

4.) 08 Aug 2019 18:12:02
Tierney misses an awful lot of games.

5.) 08 Aug 2019 18:17:46
David Luiz for less than 10x what Man Utd paid for Maguire. He has a high profile mistake (which will happen to everyone except VVD) but apart form that, he's a very good player and defender. I also rate him as a better defender than Harry Maguire. Absolute Madness.

6.) 08 Aug 2019 18:19:42
Leicester look a quite tasty prospect. They and Wolves, will do some damage. Spurs have also improved as well. Utd? They look desperate and the inherent issues they have are yet to be fixed. Imagine, they have EIGHT CB's to choose from. That in it of itself, is a complete train wreck.

7.) 08 Aug 2019 18:26:22
Rodri for me. Top player in the making.

8.) 08 Aug 2019 18:32:54
When you look at it, keeping the team together and having some consistency may not be a bad thing. And looking at the business others have done I’m not convinced that there’s been anything we’ve desperately missed out on, Maguire for £80+m still makes me laugh though.

9.) 08 Aug 2019 18:38:44
Totally agree Irish, he makes City even stronger.

I also think Pepe to Arsenal, . Pepe, lacacette and Aubameyang is a decent front line.

10.) 08 Aug 2019 19:17:08
That’s a cracking front line - one of the best in Europe except perhaps ourselves, City, Barcelona and maybe one or two others.

The only problem is it’s their midfield and defence that needed fixing, they still lack any real grit.

I think they could be the Liverpool of 13/ 14.

11.) 08 Aug 2019 19:26:42
I think pepe to arsenal looks a good signing. They have some great attacking players and every window they buy more. I just think someone should tell them their defence is their problem.

Hate say it but i think the team that will imp ove the most due to signings i think itll be utd. I think they'll get top 4. If maguire and de gea form a partnership. I dunno though. it could all blow up in there face with that maguire fee.

12.) 08 Aug 2019 20:20:07
Robbiesline, United still have Pogba who is a disruptive influence, they’ve sold one of their top scorers and haven’t replaced him, I’m not convinced by Maguire, he’s slow on the turn and can be done by pace, he’s not an £80m player. Desperation signing. I think sixth is an achievement for them.

13.) 08 Aug 2019 20:46:40
Spot on, 6 Times. Toby Alderweireld is three times the CB Maguire wishes he was and even I would not pay 80m for him. I will say his age would not let him command such a fee and even then, he is just a top CB and according to Ed01, Spurs's best player.



08 Aug 2019 16:46:45
If west ham off load Big Andy to Newcastle then they have definitely had the best transfer window out of everyone. 😂.

1.) 08 Aug 2019 16:58:21
He has already been released.

2.) 08 Aug 2019 17:01:27
As daft as it sounds think he will do well at Newcastle, think it being his home town club may give him the push he needs (if he can stay fit)!

3.) 08 Aug 2019 17:21:59
Yes WYred, that does sound daft.
Andy is without an agent, injured, overweight and has plenty of money in his pocket to visit every establishment in Newcastle to say hello, so the chances of him getting match fit are probably very slim, unlike Andy himself.
It would be great to see him back and to smash one in against Man Utd or even City.

4.) 08 Aug 2019 18:46:38
Andy Carroll wouldn't outrun my 4 year old which shows how out of shape he actually is.

5.) 08 Aug 2019 19:04:06
I just think he’s massively lost his way, if someone can get him to get his head down, he could be the difference between them getting relegated and managing to stay in the league.



07 Aug 2019 21:07:27
Is there a profile on Adrian eds1
Sorry I forgot how the search for the profile list. I now a pain-inthe arse.

{Ed001's Note - no mate not yet. I will add it to the list.}




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06 Aug 2019 14:25:12
Love it eds47.

{Ed047's Note - thanks mate I’m just waiting for the thread to self destruct!



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06 Aug 2019 12:41:32
It does look like him to be fair. Surly he wouldn’t be just sat there on he’s own though.



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31 Jul 2019 18:46:08
Thanks eds2.



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19 Jul 2019 18:24:09
Belive me I really hope am wrong 🙏🏼.



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19 Jul 2019 11:20:01
Not a chance are we paying that kind of money for him.




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09 Sep 2019 18:47:30
I agree with wassa vettel should have been black flagged. I think the fia should have put all 8 car that never made it in time in Q3 to the back of the grid! This will happen again next year if it’s not stopped now. We pay a lot of money to watch the best drivers in the world and then to watch that utter bollocks was just shocking
FIA grow some balls. You look a joke.



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25 Aug 2019 22:30:09
Congratulations mate. She will never walk alone👌🏻.



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15 Aug 2019 16:11:30
Been saying this for weeks. We are playing a very high line so every is press higher up which is fine if the defence watch the runners from deep but we seem to be relaying on the ref to rule offside all the time.
I mite be picky here but VVD looks a bit to relaxed or lazy.



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08 Aug 2019 14:48:27
If all these team have strengthened like everyone is worried about then they will take more points off city. Winner winner chicken dinner 🤷🏼‍♂️.



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08 Aug 2019 07:35:49
I would agree with most of that Sg. My worry is the high line that we play. No one seem to watch or react for players running from deep. I think it was the west ham game last season we got court out with a free kick in the same way.