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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #390 on: October 22, 2014, 06:41:50 PM »
well, the last time Real Madrid came to Anfield, in the Champions League in 2009, we hammered them 4-0.  And their keeper played a blinder - or else it would have been 7 or 8.
If there was any logic behind the signing of Balotelli,
it would be that he would rise to tonight's occasion
and secure a victory for us.

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« Reply #391 on: October 22, 2014, 06:42:13 PM »
Oh yeah don't let a little fact that this club almost went under to deflect from the "progress" we'll see tonight when Real will win quite comfortably.

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« Reply #392 on: October 22, 2014, 07:26:12 PM »
If there was any logic behind the signing of Balotelli,
it would be that he would rise to tonight's occasion
and secure a victory for us.

the Balotelli solution involves giving him a ball of his own.   Thus he does not have to give it back, ever.

The lad is the exact opposite of what a Liverpool player is - he is utterly lazy; and he refuses to pass the ball.



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« Reply #393 on: October 22, 2014, 07:29:01 PM »
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Oh yeah don't let a little fact that this club almost went under to deflect from the "progress" we'll see tonight when Real will win quite comfortably.

on the contrary, the club has been financially comfortable all throughout Rodgers time at Anfield.

It almost went under during Rafa's time in charge.......and despite all those issues, he took us to two CL finals, and a runners-up spot in the league....and a trophy or two.
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« Reply #394 on: October 22, 2014, 07:35:11 PM »
If there was any logic behind the signing of Balotelli,
it would be that he would rise to tonight's occasion
and secure a victory for us.

he takes a decent free kick in training though....see:

http://bcove.me/d69uoap0
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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #395 on: October 22, 2014, 08:27:22 PM »
Men against boys.

I just hope our players learn from this footballing lesson they are receiving.

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« Reply #396 on: October 22, 2014, 08:37:17 PM »
I hope our board of directors and owners learn...
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« Reply #397 on: October 22, 2014, 08:42:08 PM »
So we've collectively given up on the manager ever learning.......................... :D
Don't make the same mistake twice, there's plenty of new ones to choose from.

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« Reply #398 on: October 22, 2014, 08:44:21 PM »
So we've collectively given up on the manager ever learning.......................... :D

one suspects, Barcelona and Madrid won't be beating a path to Brendan's door any time soon (whey they seek a new manager).

 ;)

Jumpers for goal-posts tactics at this level, just don't work.
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« Reply #399 on: October 22, 2014, 08:46:23 PM »
I can see us coming good in the second half of February. With the League Cup, FA Cup and Europe put aside for another season, we can concentrate on the league.

Like a phoenix (the mythological, though non existent bird) we shall soar from the ash box...............just like Icarus. They will call us Hindenburg.

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Don't make the same mistake twice, there's plenty of new ones to choose from.

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« Reply #400 on: October 22, 2014, 08:50:34 PM »
See, immediate improvement. We managed to keep a clean sheet for the whole of half time.
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« Reply #401 on: October 22, 2014, 08:52:08 PM »
I can see us coming good in the second half of February. With the League Cup, FA Cup and Europe put aside for another season, we can concentrate on the league.

Like a phoenix (the mythological, though non existent bird) we shall soar from the ash box...............just like Icarus. They will call us Hindenburg.

 ;D

yes, when we are out of all the cups, I can see us getting better.

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« Reply #402 on: October 22, 2014, 08:54:22 PM »
See, immediate improvement. We managed to keep a clean sheet for the whole of half time.

 :D   If only we could keep Madrid in the dressing room, and let Brendan sweet-talk them, and make loads of friends, and show what a great guy he is - and fantastic orator too.

PS  This could get embarrassing in the second 45 minutes.
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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #403 on: October 22, 2014, 09:40:16 PM »
The Guardian live coverage sums it up with:


FULL TIME: Liverpool 0-3 Real Madrid

On the final whistle, Anfield rises to warmly applaud Real Madrid, who have been as brilliant tonight as their own heroes have been dismal. A lesson learned? The return fixture at the Bernabeu will see if that’s the case. A lesson taught, certainly. There goes Liverpool’s 100 percent record against Real Madrid.

90 min: A throaty, emotional version of You’ll Never Walk Alone. Liverpool and these supporters will need an awful lot of hope right now, because this team is almost totally bereft of confidence and quite frankly in a bit of a mess. “Thankfully, we’ll never have to face the likes of Real Madrid again this season,”........ “Oh, wait.”
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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #404 on: October 22, 2014, 09:50:52 PM »
1 clean sheet in 19 games and still Brendan doesn't change tact.

The best managers can learn and adapt to situations.