Man Liverpool Utd’s line-up leaked for tomorrow’s game
Posted: October 14, 2011 by Barry Ringstead in LFC Posts
Tags: Liverpool FC, Manchester United
Man Utd’s leaked starting line-up vs Liverpool FC
Patience and focusing on the positives
Posted: September 25, 2011 by Barry Ringstead in LFC Posts
Tags: Andy Carroll, Kenny Dalglish, liverpool fans, Liverpool FC, Luis Suarez
With Liverpool’s up and down start to the season it would be just too easy to begin looking for faults. Kenny signed eight new players during the summer transfer window and sold or loaned out 16 players. Of those eight, five have featured in the first six games of the season which makes for radicle changes in the squad. You can even argue that Carroll and Suarez are still relative newcomers, so does it make sense to think that they would all gel quickly and perform at the highest level from the opening game of the season? It’s just not going to happen. Better to judge how Liverpool have performed and where we sit in the table in January or, as Kenny might say, next May. Read the rest of this entry »
Carroll struggles to show his full potential
Posted: August 27, 2011 by Barry Ringstead in LFC Posts
Tags: Andy Carroll, Kenny Dalglish, Liverpool FC
Carroll still not fit?
When Liverpool made the quick decision to invest the majority of the proceeds from the sale of Fernando Torres on Andy Carroll I think most of us were delighted that such a powerful centre forward had been acquired. It spoke clearly of Liverpool’s intention to invest in the best (dare I say British) young talent even though they weren’t fully proven.
Injury kept Carroll on the sidelines for the first few months and when he did play he wasn’t at his best. Dalglish admitted it was probably unfair to play him as they did before he had fully recovered from injury. Read the rest of this entry »
Who’s on your summer bin list?
Posted: May 18, 2011 by Barry Ringstead in LFC Posts
Tags: FSG, Joe Cole, Liverpool FC, Rafa Benitez
A good mate of mine forwarded me an excellent email from a good mate of his which listed the players he felt should be let go this summer because a) they just aren’t good enough and b) so Kenny has more money to spend in the summer. A timely and important topic in my book.
I won’t name the good fella who wrote the email but you can find him in one scene in the documentary “One Night in May” right in the middle of the stands as it fades from a profile of Ancelloti to the Liverpool fans behind.
So here’s his list of players who should go and why: Read the rest of this entry »
Congrats to Maxi Rodriguez on his 1st hat-trick but Suarez still man-of-the-match
Posted: April 24, 2011 by Barry Ringstead in LFC Posts
Tags: Flanagan, Joe Cole, Liverpool FC, Luis Suarez, Maxi Rodriguez, Robinson
Delighted that Maxi Rodriguez got his 1st hat-trick as Liverpool thrashed Birmingham City 5-0 at Anfield on Saturday. Maxi took his goals well and showed a real poachers instinct. Still the man-of the match was Luis Suarez.
His movement and skill on and off the ball were simply excellent and he was involved in almost every forward move.
Both Flanagan and Robinson thoroughly impressed again with assured displays that belied their youth and seeing Joe Cole come on and score the fifth
was great to see but with all the transfer talk of up to 22 potentials deals both in and out of the club it seems doubtful Cole will be with Liverpool again next season.
With Roy Hodgson’s West Brom getting a fine 2-2 draw at Spurs that chase for 5th spot becomes a real possibility even though
Tottenham have a game in hand but Liverpool now have a superior goal difference, + 12 vs +8. The game against them at Anfield on May 15th should be something special.
LFC thoughts of the week: Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool, The Youngsters, Dalglish Contract, Comolli – one of the signings of the season?
Posted: April 20, 2011 by Barry Ringstead in LFC Posts
Tags: Damien Comolli, Dirk Kuyt, Flanagan, Kenny Dalglish, Liverpool FC, Robinson
Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool
Having been a Liverpool supporter for over 30 years this must rank as one of the greatest fight-backs from the jaws of certain defeat I’ve ever seen.
Once Van Persie had scored that penalty in the 8th minute of extra time most of us (all of us?) thought it was over, but not this Dalglish team. They kept going with grit and determination and forced their way back into the game. Read the rest of this entry »
The best Rafa, Gerrard, Carra, Owen and Crouch impersonations you’ll ever see!!
Posted: April 2, 2011 by Barry Ringstead in LFC Posts
Tags: Jamie Carragher, Liverpool FC, Michael Owen, Peter Crouch, Rafa Benitez, Steven Gerrard
With magical Suarez would you take Torres back?
Posted: March 20, 2011 by Barry Ringstead in LFC Posts
Tags: Andy Carroll, Kenny Dalglish, Liverpool FC, Luis Suarez
“I just can’t get enough” of Luis Suarez.
His work rate, skill level and vision is the best I’ve seen in the Premiership for years, something Torres has been incapable of for the last two seasons.
His goal against Sunderland was, to say the least, magical and makes you realize what an astute buy Dalglish, and Comolli, made.
Let’s hope Carroll, when he’s fully fit, also shines as brightly but the signs are really good.
It’s going to be really fascinating to
see how the relationship between the two players forms over the next few weeks and months but from the evidence so far defences throughout the Premiership can’t be looking forward to seeing these two charging at them. How short memories are.
At the end of January I was dejected at Torres’s decision to leave Liverpool for a team that “really wanted him”, even though he hadn’t even met Ancelloti,
now I wouldn’t take Torres back.
Kenny to get a 2-year deal
Posted: March 13, 2011 by Barry Ringstead in LFC Posts
Tags: Daily Star, John Henry, Kenny Dalglish, Liverpool FC, Sunday Express, Tom Werner
Kenny Dalglish to get 2-year deal
I’ve been a strong advocate for Kenny Dalglish to become the “permanent” manager even before Rafa departed in the summer (click here to see May article).
Who else was better qualified, had a better track record and knew how
to get the club back to being run the Liverpool way? No one.
Well, according to the Sunday Express & the Daily Star the great news is Dalglish becoming the permanent manager is going to become a reality
within the next few weeks as negotiations between Dalglish, Henry and Werner have been taking place. Read the rest of this entry »
Superb Suarez makes Torres departure seem like a stroke of good luck
Posted: March 7, 2011 by Barry Ringstead in LFC Posts
Tags: Andy Carroll, Dirk Kuyt, Fernando Torres, Kenny Dalglish, Liverpool FC, Luis Suarez, Manchester United
Suarez & Kuyt celebrate after scoring against Man Utd.
Many Liverpool supporters will remember the shock when we learned back in 1977 that Kevin Keegan had decided Hamburg would be a better team to play for (rumour has it Tommy Smith gave him a black eye for that decision).
The question was how could he be replaced? It was going to be impossible.
Then a terrific bit of genius by Bob Paisley brought Kenny Dalglish to Anfield and the rest, as they say, is history.
With magical Suarez would you take Torres back?
It’s ironic a similar situation occurred this January with the shock decision by Torres to leave Liverpool.
Fortunately, this time around it was Dalglish himself who had already put the wheels in motion to sign Luis Suarez whose superb displays,
especially on Sunday, have made Torres’s departure seem like a genuine piece of good luck that brought with it a boat load of money allowing Liverpool to buy Andy Carroll as well.
Suarez was superb against Man United, setting-up Dirk Kuyt’s hat trick and injecting a confidence and belief throughout the team.
Suarez is class, on and off the field (as we saw in his farewell visit to Ajax) and you can only believe his partnership with Carroll will really be something special,
way beyond any strike force we have seen at Anfield for a long time.