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Re: Season 2012-2013
« Reply #15 on: August 09, 2012, 12:18:34 AM »
the most stupid piece of *business* that we have done this summer.

we might as well have shot ourselves in the head......footballing suicide.
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« Reply #16 on: August 09, 2012, 12:26:12 AM »
Is it really worth £1M to be without him being available. Dirk may be not the most technical with the ball, but his movement and appreciation of how to open up space for others will be missed.

When you have a new manager you need senior players on side. Dirk would have been on side simply because he understands that a player has to respect the manager.

Also he could have managed to play more games than Dalglish rationed him to last season.
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« Reply #17 on: August 09, 2012, 12:33:18 AM »
dalglish was a mug for refusing to give maxi and kuyt games last season.

even a child could see that we looked awesome when they came on the pitch.

you really have to wonder if united have planted agents inside anfield.....and are ruining the club from the inside.

I'd be annoyed if the local pub side was run like this.
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« Reply #18 on: August 09, 2012, 01:22:42 AM »
dalglish was a mug for refusing to give maxi and kuyt games last season.

even a child could see that we looked awesome when they came on the pitch.

you really have to wonder if united have planted agents inside anfield.....and are ruining the club from the inside.

I'd be annoyed if the local pub side was run like this.

Dude, I laugh because what you wrote is funny, but is also so true, and when you think of the amateur ways and constant mistakes that have been made by those we should be able to expect better of, it is actually funny how poor and obvious the errors are.

And you have to laugh as the alternative reactions are far worse.
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« Reply #19 on: August 09, 2012, 01:34:09 AM »
Dude, I laugh because what you wrote is funny, but is also so true, and when you think of the amateur ways and constant mistakes that have been made by those we should be able to expect better of, it is actually funny how poor and obvious the errors are.

And you have to laugh as the alternative reactions are far worse.

you and me could run the club ten times better than this shower of sh.ite, Tes.   (wondering if *shower* is the right collective word, for sh.ite)

are our guys getting paid for these *professional* efforts at running a football club.

I wouldn't pay them tuppence  for their efforts to date.

like FFS look at dalglish.......even a village idiot could see we looked awesome when kuyt and maxi were on the pitch....same was true for mereless.

was it a political problem (they were rafa's players)......was it just that kenny was a managerial moron......was there some clause where we had to offer them new contracts, if they played a certain number of games.   
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« Reply #20 on: August 09, 2012, 01:45:54 AM »
From: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/teams/liverpool/9462631/Liverpool-increase-bid-to-15m-for-Joe-Allen-of-Swansea.html#

Liverpool (probable XI): Reina; Johnson, Carragher, Skrtel, Enrique; Spearing, Gerrard, Henderson; Borini, Suárez, Downing.

Why Carra and not Coates? I know he played in the Olympics but so did Suarez, so he's more match fit and sharp having played competitive games recently, which should allow him to feel comfortable.
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« Reply #21 on: August 09, 2012, 01:53:19 AM »
Why Carra and not Coates? I know he played in the Olympics but so did Suarez, so he's more match fit and sharp having played competitive games recently, which should allow him to feel comfortable.

BR is staying onside with Carra, I reckon.

we're gonna play tic-tac Barca-style football, with Hoofer at centreback and captain marvel in the middle.
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Re: Season 2012-2013
« Reply #22 on: August 09, 2012, 12:21:10 PM »
BR is staying onside with Carra, I reckon.

we're gonna play tic-tac Barca-style football, with Hoofer at centreback and captain marvel in the middle.

We're going to be 'mixing it up'. 9 outfield players play at tictacs, but when needed 'give it Carra' and 'hoof', we've mixed it up.   ;)
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Re: Season 2012-2013
« Reply #23 on: August 09, 2012, 09:06:42 PM »
We're going to be 'mixing it up'. 9 outfield players play at tictacs, but when needed 'give it Carra' and 'hoof', we've mixed it up.   ;)

 ;D

yes, that is the back-up plan.......if Plan A fails, pass it to Hoofer.   

That's what we call mixing it up, at Anfield 2012.
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« Reply #24 on: August 09, 2012, 10:39:42 PM »
;D

yes, that is the back-up plan.......if Plan A fails, pass it to Hoofer.   

That's what we call mixing it up, at Anfield 2012.

We actually sent a few 'long passes' over the heads of our midfield tonight and I laughed every time we did it, as I couldn't help thinking about this thread.
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« Reply #25 on: August 09, 2012, 11:00:58 PM »
Did anyone sees Gerrard's interview about the Agger situation, as according to some he pretty much said Danny wants to stay, Rodgers wants him to stay, but the owners may see things differently.

I get that they think offering a new improved contract to a 27 y.o who only plays half the games might not seem like a sensible thing to do, but this is where business meets football and you need knowledge of both to make an informed judgement. Our owners may just be showing they aren't learning this football lark too quickly.

If Agger was a stopper, then fine, but centre halves that have the ball skills of your average midfielder aren't easy to find. He will be the starting point for the way Rodgers wants to play. Also, I guess they can't tell how much better Skrtel looks with Agger beside him than with Carragher any other centre half.   
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Re: Season 2012-2013
« Reply #26 on: August 09, 2012, 11:17:29 PM »
Did anyone sees Gerrard's interview about the Agger situation, as according to some he pretty much said Danny wants to stay, Rodgers wants him to stay, but the owners may see things differently.

I get that they think offering a new improved contract to a 27 y.o who only plays half the games might not seem like a sensible thing to do, but this is where business meets football and you need knowledge of both to make an informed judgement. Our owners may just be showing they aren't learning this football lark too quickly.

If Agger was a stopper, then fine, but centre halves that have the ball skills of your average midfielder aren't easy to find. He will be the starting point for the way Rodgers wants to play. Also, I guess they can't tell how much better Skrtel looks with Agger beside him than with Carragher any other centre half.   
We actually sent a few 'long passes' over the heads of our midfield tonight and I laughed every time we did it, as I couldn't help thinking about this thread.

 :D     we can see it ahead of time. 

yes, re football meets business.  The lad may be injury prone, but heck, what sense does it make to sell him just when he has started to get relatively free of injury. 

morons, to sell a lad that is top class, and craves to play for us.

as you say, how do you replace him.  But the morons have not thought that far ahead.
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Re: Season 2012-2013
« Reply #27 on: August 13, 2012, 07:01:15 PM »
I think Shelvey needs to leave the wild tackling behind in pre-season.
There were a couple I saw that weren't dissimilar to what got ivanovic
red yesterday.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slYUuMxMISA

Just waiting to happen, imo. I'll be pissed if it costs us against the big teams at
the start of the season  :(

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Re: Season 2012-2013
« Reply #28 on: August 13, 2012, 08:25:10 PM »
I think Shelvey needs to leave the wild tackling behind in pre-season.
There were a couple I saw that weren't dissimilar to what got ivanovic
red yesterday.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slYUuMxMISA

Just waiting to happen, imo. I'll be pissed if it costs us against the big teams at
the start of the season  :(

Part of his learning curve and the manager needs to reinforce the message.
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« Reply #29 on: August 13, 2012, 11:39:27 PM »
Part of his learning curve and the manager needs to reinforce the message.
Enthusiasm of youth i suppose  ::)

Which reminds me, doubt Lucas is up to speed yet for the start of the season (wasn't 100%
sharp against Leverkusen). Shame we didn't sell a certain player to Bolton  :) and get proper
cover for that position.