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18 Jun 2017 08:13:19
Hi ed,
The rumour pages have Karius as a target for Augsburg. Anything in this at all?


{Ed001's Note - there are a few clubs in Germany that would be interested if he were to be available. He is not though.}

1.) 18 Jun 2017 08:59:26
Is he still going to be No.1 eds?

{Ed001's Note - it will not be like that, I expect Migs to have the shirt but only so long as he performs.}

2.) 18 Jun 2017 09:19:25
With ward staying that means we have 3 decent - good keepers challenging for 1 place. However to start challenging for major trophies I would prefer us to have a top class-world class keeper in there starting week in week out. Scoring isn't a problem it's keeping the ball out after the opposition have only 2 shots a game.

3.) 18 Jun 2017 09:42:54
I think butland would be a great signing for us . Best English goalkeeper I think . Let karius and ward go out on loan . Mignolet as number 2.

4.) 18 Jun 2017 10:34:30
Agree about Butland Jonboy.

5.) 18 Jun 2017 10:56:45
I don't think we will sign a keeper but now would be the time to buy Butland, his stock is low after a injury plagued season.

6.) 18 Jun 2017 11:44:10
Liverpool signing a goalkeeper that needs building back up? Sounds like a recipe for a ruined career to me.

7.) 18 Jun 2017 11:51:11
I still think karius is good enough, he's hardly had a chance.

8.) 18 Jun 2017 13:39:19
What on earth would we need 4 goalkeepers for?

9.) 18 Jun 2017 15:22:41
Karius, last season was ok on shot stopping and distribution.

His ability on crosses and general mental strength were AT THE TIME below par.
He's a young lad who moved to a new club in a new country.

Whether throwing him in as No.1 was not the right decision especially as he got injured in pre-season.

10.) 18 Jun 2017 16:26:57
From what we've seen karius isn't good enough. Arguably we have the worst keeper in the top six except maybe city. Jack but land would be a great signing imo. Saying that we'd be in europa leage if not for mignolet. I think he has the ability to improve.

11.) 18 Jun 2017 17:03:09
But, johnnyskies, and it's a big 'but, ' is what we have seen truly representative of what he can achieve?

12.) 18 Jun 2017 17:22:34
And when he gets his chance the fans get off his back and give himself time to make it his own.

13.) 18 Jun 2017 19:44:25
Omg the election drama has completely thrown me off football - I can only dealing with one thing stressing me out at a time! Ward is staying? What is the club smoking?

14.) 18 Jun 2017 19:50:19
Johnny if by "what you have seen" in a pathetic amount 10 games, show that Karius is not good enough then you should never be a manager or academy coach cos you would be shipping out players left right and center cos you simply lack the patience to work with them esp. the talented ones as Karius is clearly talented.

As for those calling for Butland, a player who has gone almost a season without playing should give their heads a wobble.

15.) 18 Jun 2017 21:38:41
Brussels-You saying Karius wasn't poor in those 10 games?
Some players don't even get 10 games to prove themselves. It's a cut throat business and if we gave all players a prolonged period in the team regardless of performance then the team wouldn't be very successful.
That being said I'm not writing Karius off, I think he's got a good chance of being our number 1 (mainly because Mignolet is poor) but from what we have seen at Liverpool it hasn't been great.

16.) 18 Jun 2017 23:22:55
10 games is nowhere near enough. You also have to consider he was a young keeper in his debut season coming coming back from a broken hand. Migs was still poor when he first got his place back. It wasn't until the the end of the season when the gk staff changed the routine of training that migs showed improvements. We haven't seen what effect that has had on karius yet. Basically give the young lad a fair chance.

17.) 19 Jun 2017 01:25:44
Top top keepers establish themselves in first ten games. I don't think karius has done that. I haven't written him off but wold welcome improvement in that position.

{Ed001's Note - Buffon didn't. Grobbelaar didn't. In fact I doubt you could name one top top keeper that did.}

18.) 19 Jun 2017 10:41:49
some of the greatest keepers in history were pretty awful in their first year - Buffon, Shilton, Toldo all dropped in and out of first team in first 1-2 years. I think Oliver Khan is the only one who played consistently in first year for Bayern but then he had no competition at the time.

19.) 19 Jun 2017 11:14:51
Just like to add to Nevada's post, think back at how much we were laughing at Utd in De Gea's first season?!

Some people have such short memories.

20.) 19 Jun 2017 11:46:46
Massimo Taibi established himself in his first game and then it all fell apart 😆.



13 Feb 2016 10:57:59
Everyone is always asking Ed002 for her list of players that Liverpool are looking at. Any chance you can do the same from what you've been told? Time permitting of course. I'm sure most would like to have a gander at what you know!


{Ed001's Note - I was hoping to get time today, but not had the chance, I have added it to my to do list to try and get on to it during the week.}

1.) 13 Feb 2016 15:30:01
Thanks Ed can't wait to see it mate.

2.) 13 Feb 2016 20:45:10
That's what she said.




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01 Jan 2018 19:36:10
Hi Ed001
I very rarely get to see any games these days, just what gets written in the media and on here.
I’ve always quite liked Lallana and read today that he dropped deeper when we went ahead.
Do you see him being used or, more critically, being an important player in a deeper position, sorry to compare but a bit like Gerrard became in his latter years.
He’s often had his fitness issues so maybe in a less mobile role, he can keep himself off the treatment table.


{Ed001's Note - I think he will have to as we are short in there right now, so he is going to have to be utilised there until we can address that.}



16 Nov 2017 16:51:45
There’s a really good interview with King Kenny on the BBC sports page, regarding his recent film.
In case anyone is interested.


1.) 17 Nov 2017 23:37:35
When is he going to be Knighted? No one in football deserves it more.

2.) 17 Nov 2017 23:37:35
When is he going to be Knighted? No one in football deserves it more.



11 Aug 2017 10:09:51
Looks like Coutinho is staying then! Pretty firm message from FSG.


1.) 11 Aug 2017 10:37:14
Thank you Mr Henry.



07 Jun 2017 17:06:13
Would anyone like to go back to a time when there was no transfer window? Or do people prefer the entertainment and suspense of it all?


1.) 07 Jun 2017 17:17:18
I doubt there are many who can remember the days before the transfer window.
It used to run from June to March back in the day.

2.) 07 Jun 2017 17:27:23
I can, and although the TW system is exciting, I do prefer going back to buying at any time, means the excitement is spread through the season rather than concentrated.

I'm sure it was Ed001/ 002 who said the window was brought in to protect lower league clubs who, if they were doing particularly well, could end up having their team picked apart by higher teams who wanted their players.

That makes sense, and stops cup/ league runs being disrupted by players being sold.

3.) 07 Jun 2017 18:06:22
With the way football is now, the richest clubs will just throw money at their squads in March to go for trophies. This would lead to oversized squads and no youth progression.
I think they should change the transfer window to just 1 month. 1st - 30th July then January the same. This means all teams will have their squads set up before the league kicks off and if injuries happen, it will give youth a chance.

{Ed002's Note - Squads are limited in size - you cannot have oversized squads.}



27 Apr 2017 16:42:47
Hello eds and fellow football fans.
With regards to the latest Joey Barton indiscretion.
I think we can all say that he's a bit of a plonker for what he did but, ignoring his past, was his sentence too harsh?
Also with what he said about the leagues being involved with sponsorship by betting firms (LFC also heavily involved) can we, or should we, see a sway away from such involvement by them?
It is rather hypocritical, I find personally, that they ban and fine someone for being involved in a practice that they're prepared to take money from and openly encourage by doing so.
Does anyone have any thoughts?
Ed001 from a fan perspective and, if you care to get involved, ed002 from a business perspective?


{Ed002's Note - Quite frankly he has been stupid but he should have been offered help. The ban is particularly harsh and refects previous problems. As for the involvement of betting companies in sponsorship, some clubs shy away from such companies but others are happy to be involved.}

1.) 27 Apr 2017 17:56:57
I don't see the argument about sponsorship to be honest.
How many years were we sponsored by Carlsberg?
Plenty of alcoholics in and out of football. No-one bat an eyelid.
Barton has been a fool, time for his agent and the PFA to step up and get him help.

2.) 27 Apr 2017 18:32:09
Barton needs help true, but it doesn't stop him being a scumbag that needs to learn and accept this every moment in his life doesn't exist in isolation. He can't claim he's a nice thoughtful guy after beating rubbish out of lads on the street and getting into fights with team mates, he can't intentionally start fights on the field to try and get people sent off or go studs up time after time and claim he's a fair player and he can't get yet another ban for a major footballing offense and claim it's too hard because it's his first offence when it's simply the first attempt of it's specific kind.

Not to mention he bet on his own team losing. Which people may say was because he wasnt involved in the squad, but you don't know he wasnt giving key players a kick in training, or betting cause he knew their top striker was not getting kicks on target all week, or that their keeper wouldn't be playing for personal reasons etc and betting accordingly. Just cause he couldn't actually make a loss happen doesn't mean he couldn't play with the odds!

{Ed025's Note - im with you hjikie barton is a nasty piece of work, prison is place he should be mate..

3.) 27 Apr 2017 19:57:14
The problem with Barton, is that he knows just enough big words to make people think he has a little sense. He's just a hooligan with a dictionary.




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05 Jan 2018 11:02:17
Emre Can is a professional. I’m sure that he will give his all like he always has.
He has a World Cup position to play for as well.
If he’s the best man at Melwood, I’m sure he’ll be in the team. If he’s not, I’m sure he won’t be.
He’s given us 4 years of his life and has done nothing wrong in not wanting to sign a new contract.
We all have to move onto new pastures at some point in our lives.




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31 Aug 2017 08:09:47
I think the F. A. may have a few words with us about that formation.




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08 Aug 2017 10:30:09
It's got nothing to do with being happy or not Frankly.
You comment on almost every single post with the same comment about how crap we are and how everyone linked with us is crap, if we lose Coutinho we'll be crap, blah blah blah.
It's tiresome and boring.
You should be ashamed to have your negative mind set and your username together.
Try supporting the team for a change. It's a game, not a life or death situation.


{Ed002's Note - I completely agree with you and I will be deleting many of the repetative posts from now on. As you say it is tiresome.}



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06 Aug 2017 19:40:57
I'd be a lot happier to see Kent in there, given a chance and show what he can do.
In football, I find it far more satisfying to have a young academy lad in the team than an expensive import.




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06 Jul 2017 08:46:53
What sort of movements are you after exactly?
If you take one of Klopps comments, also take the one where he says a lot is going on behind the scenes.
I've never been a big fan of the transfer windows, but if they're not there, we'd get ridiculous comments like this 365 days of the year instead.





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15 Apr 2018 09:15:58
Guess it’s for the best to leave the buying and selling to those in the know then.
By the way people reacted on here, and other sites, Coutinho and AOC were the difference between champions elect and relegation.




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09 Apr 2018 09:55:03
Out of interest, what up with Moreno, do you know Ed? Haven’t seen anything about why he was pulled out on Saturday.


{Ed001's Note - I think he just pulled a thigh muscle during the warm up.}



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21 Mar 2018 20:49:35
Torres - acted like a jerk. Wanted to go. Good riddance.
Sterling - acted like a jerk. Wanted to go. Good riddance.
Suarez - acted like a jerk. Wanted to go. Good riddance.
Coutinho - acted like a jerk. Wanted to go. Good riddance.

Good money received for all 4.

Players come and go.

All teams lose great players to either another team or retirement.

We are no different.




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18 Feb 2018 09:54:40
Why the question mark around Gomez?
The kid has done brilliantly, whilst being played out of position.
Another season or 2 at right back and back up centre back should suit him fine.
Personally, I like him at right back, making a back 3 when Robertson gets forward. It’s giving him experience.




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08 Feb 2018 20:30:25
AS I suggested ed, the hours and days I work means I can’t. My training runs generally happen between midnight and 3am. Not many people fancy joining you at that time.
It has helped out many people in their time of need, maybe when they feel they have no one to turn to, a stranger may be all they have.
If you think that’s a terrible thing, again, your choice.
Whilst I agree that there are a lot of idiots who use it, most actually aren’t.
Responding to posts is social media. Twitter, Facebook and all the others all start as 1 post. Just like this thread, the one above it, the one below it and all the others.