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Liverpool FC - End of an Era

Klopp Sacked!
Started on 27 April 2019 by FalseN9NE / First Post
Latest Reply on 1 May 2019 by Mat Malaypak / Last Post
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23th April 2019, 11:45

Breaking News

Jurgen Klopp, who has been Manager for Liverpool FC for 4 years has today confirmed his resignation following his premier league battle with Manchester City, which lead to Liverpool finishing in second place with a whopping 97 points! Klopp is said to have stated he has taken the club as far as he could, and will leave the fate of the club in the hands of a new manager whom is yet to be decided.

24th April 2019, 13:11

Breaking News

Rafa Benitez to reclaim his position as Liverpool F.C manager following the unexpected departure of beloved former manager Jurgen Klopp? Benitez, who has admitted he is upset at Newcastle is said to have held talks with the liverpool board and looks set to rejoin the reds for their upcoming season.
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25th April 2019, 08:45

Breaking News

Liverpool have unveiled their new manager, and to the surprise of many it isn't Rafa Benitez. Santiago Alguacil, a good friend of Benitez's was given the job which many fans won't be happy about. Alguacil had a great professional career as a player, but is yet to step into management and many believe Liverpool is too high of a starting point for such a new managers career. The 53 year old is reportedly delighted to be given the oppurtunity to continue what Klopp had started and is said to be over the moon with the squad he has inherited.
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Board Expectations:
English Premier League: Finish in a Champions League Position
F.A Cup: Reach the Final
Champions League: Reach the Semi Finals
Carabao Cup: Not Important

Finances:
Bank Balance: £58,520,920
Transfer Budget: £48,400,000
Wage Budget: £3,288,977 P/W (Spending £3,037,970 P/W)

Squad:

Goalkeepers:

Defenders:


Midfielders:


Attackers:


Starting XI:
Transfers:

IN:
Matthiijs De Ligt - £36.5m
Jadon Sancho - £39m (Possible £53m)
Luka Jovic - £44m


OUT:
Adam Lallana - Arsenal - £54m
Divock Origi - Atletico Madrid - £23m
Daniel Sturridge - Leicester City - £19m
Dejan Lovren - Paris Saint Germain - £26m

After using up the transfer budget alongside the money raised from player sales, here is what the current bench looks like. The starting XI is unchanged. Depending on player sales and performances leading up to January, there probably won't be any more signings this season.
Pre-season friendly results:
Woking (A) - 6-0
MSV Duisburg (A) - 1-0
Torino (A) - 2-2
Barcelona (H) 4-0
De Graafschap (A) 3-2

Liverpool stay unbeaten in pre-season and pick up some fantastic results, including the 4-0 demolition of Barcelona. Hopefully they can carry this form into the season.
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AUGUST

Matchday 1: Watford (H)


8' - Goal Liverpool: Fabinho (P)
28' - Goal Liverpool: Adam Masina (OG)
30' - Goal Liverpool: Trent Alexander-Arnold (FK)
FT 3-0
Despite the scoreline, Liverpool's attack were lacklustre today and they relied on set pieces to help them pick up the 3 points, they will have to play better against harder opposition.

Matchday 2: Southampton (A)


12' - Offside Goal: Trent Alexander-Arnold
38' - Goal Liverpool: Joe Gomez
91' - Offside Goal: Luka Jovic
Liverpool found the back of the net 3 times against Southampton, being offside on 2 occasions. Joe Gomez's rocket header turned out to be the only goal in the game.

Matchday 3: Newcastle (H)


11' - Injury - Andrew Robertson
72' - Goal Liverpool: Roberto Firmino
81' - Goal Liverpool: Naby Keita
Liverpool dominated Newcastle today, Firmino's neat finish put them infront and Keita's thunderbolt from outside the area secure the victory for the reds. Despite the win, Liverpool will be without Andrew Robertson for 4-5 weeks after he picked up a Groin Strain in the 11th minute.

August Overview

Liverpool were undefeated in August, scoring 6 goals and conceding 0. They currently sit 2nd in the league, behind only Manchester City on goal difference. Despite picking up 3 wins, only 1 of Liverpools deadly front 3 picked up a goal, which could prove a problem later in the season.
Player of the month
Liverpools player of the month is undoubtedly the youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold, picking up 1 goal and 1 assist in 3 appearances.
Good start so far, goodluck for the rest of the season.
Great start, shame about Robertson's injury though.
FalseN9NE
What The Heck Klopp Have Leaving After Failing The Title To City
I Hope Is Dont Happens In Real Life
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September

Liverpools Champions league group has been announced,
and it's possibly the group of death.

Matchday 4: Cardiff (A)

41' - Goal Liverpool: Mohamed Salah
44' - Goal Cardiff: Junior Hoilett
46' - Goal Cardiff: Junior Hoilett

2 Hoilett wonderstrikes see Liverpool drop 3 points against relegation favourites Cardiff, it was a poor performance from the Redmen.

Matchday 5: Crystal Palace (A)


Liverpool drop another 2 points in a boring draw vs Palace, liverpool dominated the game but just couldn't find an opening.

ECL Group game 1: Dortmund (H)


2' - Goal Liverpool: Naby Keita
42' - Goal Liverpool: Roberto Firmino
46' - Goal Liverpool: Mohamed Salah
66' - Goal Liverpool: Roberto Firmino

Liverpool absolutely smashed Dortmund here at Anfield and many fans believe it's due to the return of fan-favourite of Andrew Robertson. They need to keep the form going into the Premier League.

Matchday 6: Fulham (H)


5' - Goal Liverpool: Aleksandr Mitrovic (OG)
65' Goal Liverpool: Trent Alexander-Arnold (FK)

Liverpool have picked up their form in the League after the 2-0 win VS Fulham, despite not being at their best.

Matchday 7: West Ham (A)


7' - Goal West Ham: Felipe Anderson
22' - Goal West Ham: Felipe Anderson
73' - Goal Liverpool: Fabinho

Liverpool lose again. Poor.
Some poor results as of late, which isn't great. Hopefully things can improve quickly or else Santiago could face the chop!
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October


ECL Group game 2: Spartak Moscow (A)


89' - Goal Liverpool: Jadon Sancho

Liverpool claim the 3 points thanks to Jadon Sancho's last-gasp winner. They sit top of Group B, with Real Madrid behind on goal difference.

Transfer News


Liverpool have confirmed the signing of Diadie Samassekou from Austrian outfit FC Salzburg for a fee of £13m. The news also comes with Georginio Wijnaldum leaving to join Real Madrid for a fee of £28m with add-ons. Both transfers will go through on January 1st.

Matchday 8: Derby Day! Manchester United (H)


It's a stalemate at Anfield. Liverpool had the better of the game but couldn't find the winner.

Matchday 9: Brighton (H)


3' - Goal Liverpool: Roberto Firmino
11' - Goal Liverpool: Mohamed Salah
69' - Goal Liverpool: Sadio Mane
69' - Red card: Glenn Murray
93' - Goal Liverpool: Sadio Mane

Liverpool coast to victory in a well deserved 4-0 victory with Sadio Mane finally finding his feet this season.

ECL Group game 3: Real Madrid (H)


Same story as alot of Liverpool's games this season. Liverpool dominate the match but can't find an opening. Still a decent result nonetheless.

Matchday 10: Arsenal (A)


15' Goal Arsenal: Granit Xhaka
21' Goal Liverpool: Roberto Firmino
32' Goal Arsenal: Alex Iwobi
41' Goal Arsenal: Adam Lallana

Liverpool beaten by the better team on the night, a hugely disappointing performance made even worse by the ankle injury of Roberto Firmino who will miss about 4 weeks. Firmino has been one of Liverpool's outstanding performers and they will no doubt miss him.
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November


Matchday 11: Bournemouth (H)

6' - Goal Liverpool: Virgil Van Dijk
29' - Goal Liverpool: Alexander-Arnold (FK)
43' - Goal Liverpool: Joe Gomez

A dominate display by the redmen as they breeze past Bournemouth who were sat 2nd in the Premier league before the game. Another top performance from youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold.

ECL Group game 4: Real Madrid (A)


55' Goal - Real Madrid: Karim Benzema

Liverpool taste defeat for the first time in the champions league this season, with Benzema's tap-in being the only goal. On a different night liverpool could have scored 3 or 4 but it just wasn't to be. Naby Keita also picked up some ligament damage in his foot, meaning he's out for 2 weeks.

Matchday 12: Leicester (A)


1' - Goal Leicester: Jamie Vardy
4' - Goal Leicester: Jamie Vardy
11' - Goal Leicester: Christian Fuchs
13' - Goal Leicester: Jonny Evans

A brutal first 15 minutes lead to liverpool being left behind vs Leicester, what a shambles.


Matchday 13: Manchester City (H)


8' Goal - Liverpool: Sadio Mane
87' - Goal Liverpool: Mohamed Salah

Liverpool stun the league leaders at Anfield, with the visitors failing to register a shot on target. Phenomonal stuff from Liverpool.


ECL Group game 5: Dortmund (A)


3' - Goal Dortmund: Paco Alcacer
30' Goal Dortmind: Marco Reus (P)

Liverpools defeat at the hands of Dortmund means qualifications for the RO16 relies on Real Madrid beating Dortmund, they could well be heading out early in the tournament. Not good.
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December


Matchday 14: Chelsea (A)


38' - Goal Liverpool: Mohamed Salah
46' Goal Liverpool: Mohamed Salah

It's the Salah show at Stamford bridge as he tears it up with a brace. Hopefully he can kick on from here and start bagging when Liverpool need him most.

Matchday 15: Derby Day! Everton (H)


3' - Goal Liverpool: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
16' - Goal Liverpool: Trent Alexander-Arnold (FK)
18' - Goal Liverpool: Sadio Mane (P)
19' - Goal Liverpool: Roberto Firmino
24' - Goal Liverpool: Roberto Firmino
45'+1 - Goal Liverpool: Roberto Firmino

The performance all the Liverpool fans had been waiting for, Liverpool were red-hot as they demolished Everton with Firmino returning from injury and bagging a hattrick. Liverpool have dominated most games this season, but failed to score their chances, but today they were ruthless.

Matchday 16: Tottenham (A)


34' - Goal Tottenham: Lucas Moura
35' - Goal Liverpool: Mohamed Salah
56' - Goal Liverpool: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
62' - Goal Liverpool: Roberto Firmino

Salah sends Liverpool top after some huge results as of late. Firmino once again proving why they need him and Tottenham will be very disappointed with today's result. Liverpool currently sit top of the league, but City have a game in hand.

ECL Group game 6: Spartak Moscow (H)


2' - Goal Liverpool: Joe Gomez
3' - Goal Liverpool: Mohamed Salah
48' - Goal Liverpool: Luka Jovic
58' - Goal Spartak Moscow: Sofiane Hanni

Liverpool are through to the RO16 with help from Real Madrid. Liverpool put in a great performance vs Spartak Moscow, with Luka Jovic finally scoring his first goal after 12 games.

Matchday 17: Burnley (H)


34' - Goal Liverpool: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
48' - Goal Liverpool: Fabinho (P)

A comfortable victory for the reds as they brush Burnley aside, keeping themselves at the top of the Premier league.

Matchday 18: Watford (A)


74' - Goal Liverpool: Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane's solo goal has sent Liverpool back to the top of the Premier league, despite the reds not playing to the best of their abilites they managed to get the 3 points in which was a difficult night vs Watford.

Matchday 19: Wolves (H)


41' - Goal Liverpool: Jonny (OG)
59' - Goal Liverpool: Naby Keita

An easy victory for Liverpool as they retain 1st place but a huge blow as Andy Robertson suffers another setback as he will be sidelined for 5-6 weeks with torn Wrist ligaments. A huge blow to Liverpools title charge.

Matchday 20: Huddersfield (A)


13' - Goal Liverpool: Fabinho (P)
46' - Goal Huddersfield: Adama Diakhaby
57' - Goal Liverpool: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
89' - Goal Liverpool: Mohamed Salah
90' - Goal Liverpool: Roberto Firmino

Another routine display as Liverpool go joint-1st with Manchester City after City drew their game in hand, it's still all to play for. Liverpool push their win-streak to 9. Liverpool draw Barcelona in the Round of 16 of the Champions league. A very difficult fixture.

January


Breaking News


Liverpools latest signing Diadie Samassekou has today joined up with the rest of the Squad, which means Georginio Wijnaldum has left to join up with Real Madrid. Liverpool fans will be excited by the arrival of Samassekou but also disappointed that workhorse Wijnaldum has been allowed to leave. Only time will tell if it was the right decision.

Alberto Moreno has left to join italian side Napoli for a fee £11m and Scottish wonderkid Kieran Tierney has agreed to join Liverpool for a fee of £13m with add-ons upto £22m.

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