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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #1785 on: May 24, 2015, 06:16:20 PM »

Have we lost by a higher score in the entire Premier League era, you know, the time we've been a pale shadow of our former selves? Worst ever start to a season. The achievements are endless.

Worst defeat since 1963...we are a laughing stock.

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« Reply #1786 on: May 24, 2015, 07:04:55 PM »
He was right when he said we wouldn't 'do a Spurs'. They finished with 7 more points than we have.

He's saying he'll leave if the owners want him to. Nonsense. If they want him to he's got no choice. I hope they call his bluff and tell him they want him to.

Let's hope they learn. You need experience in this league. In the dugout and on the pitch.

We're not some centre for youth training or a vehicle on which to 'cut your teeth'.
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« Reply #1787 on: May 24, 2015, 07:09:03 PM »
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/teams/liverpool/11627606/Who-could-be-the-next-Liverpool-manager.html

Photo 1 - Brendan finally realising his 'philosphy' is stinking the place out.

Some downright obvious, some interesting and some downright lazy journalistic choices in the candidates put forward.
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« Reply #1788 on: May 24, 2015, 07:16:12 PM »
Rodgers on dropping Sterling: "I just felt there were other players mentally in a better position to play in the game. It was as simple as that."

So that was our 11 best players who were mentally in a better position to play? Only Brendan obviously forgot to tell them they were at Stoke on Trent this afternoon to do that.

Maybe we ought to just change our nickname from 'The Reds', to 'The Shambles' and the Liverbird to a Dodo.

Our shirts shouldn't be too hard to change from 'New Balance' to 'No balance'.
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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #1789 on: May 24, 2015, 07:24:47 PM »
Worst defeat since 1963...we are a laughing stock.

Got that wrong. Worst since 1954! It just gets better...

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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #1790 on: May 24, 2015, 07:47:32 PM »
Worst defeat since 1963...we are a laughing stock.
Is someone making up the football results,
I simply can't believe the scoreline.

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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #1791 on: May 24, 2015, 08:11:13 PM »
This is how we stacked up this time last season.

People call me cynical. Nah, I'm just an old-school Red  :P  :P

Anyway, I'm under no illusions how we got to where we were this season, ditching cup
campaigns, no Europe or United, Mourinho's first season back. Well at least Brendan got
his contract extension to 2018...

Next season's target surely has to be establish ourselves in the Top 3

Brendan has finally caught on to how this footy game works.

We're on our way to glory. He built the team like Shankly did, the kids will have a story.

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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #1792 on: May 24, 2015, 08:20:29 PM »
Don't make the same mistake twice, there's plenty of new ones to choose from.

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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #1793 on: May 24, 2015, 08:50:44 PM »
This is how we stacked up this time last season.

People call me cynical. Nah, I'm just an old-school Red  :P :P

me thinks Ed has done a serious amount of industrial editing, of old posts!

Pure and utter propaganda.

Lord Haw Haw lives!    :D
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« Reply #1794 on: May 24, 2015, 08:58:25 PM »
me thinks Ed has done a serious amount of industrial editing, of old posts!

Pure and utter propaganda.

Lord Haw Haw lives!    :D
It loses the drama if I include the surrounding context of your and Tes's posts.  ;D

Mind, I'm probably doing a Marx a favour leaving some stuff out.  ;D

Oh well, hopefully within the next few days we'll all get the manager LFC deserves
and we can get back to talking about footie!

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« Reply #1795 on: May 24, 2015, 09:02:03 PM »
Apparently our target was only to finish in the top four. And we failed.

I seem to remember a certain fella called Dalglish being set that target and failing. Didn't he lose his job despite a trophy and another final, not a brace of semis.

Surely FSG aren't hypocrites.
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« Reply #1796 on: May 24, 2015, 09:04:37 PM »
It loses the drama if I include the surrounding context of your and Tes's posts.  ;D

Mind, I'm probably doing a Marx a favour leaving some stuff out.  ;D

Oh well, hopefully within the next few days we'll all get the manager LFC deserves
and we can get back to talking about footie!

Ed, you should be a journalist or a politician, or Brendan's PR guru with creativity like that.  ;D
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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #1797 on: May 24, 2015, 09:39:58 PM »
very true.

the wheels came off the wagon at that point, the reason as yet unclear.

the players just lost all belief at that point.

I think it's pretty simple, actually. I believe for most of the players, the United game was the straw that... in terms of going into a big match game poorly prepared in evey aspect ot this game. Like was said above, there was EVERYTHING to play for in that game. Yet we did pull off one of the most lacklustre and lethargic displays of the season (there are, admittedly, quite a few of them). So it seems as something had gone wrong even before those games. I don't know about you guys but unlike last year's run this season it was something desperate, something just, something everything-going-our-way about those wins. I don't know but I have a feeling many of the players felt all along Rodgers are using them in a fundamentally dysfunctional system.

You may laugh, but I fear we will fight to avoid relegation next season. This club's at the brink of collapsing all together. There's nothing to build on, no link to our illustrous past, no quality players, no balance in the squad, no central midfieldes of any quality worth mentioning, no dito strikers, no prospect of us signing the quality players we need to challenge for 4th. This is not a knee-jerk reaction. In a way I realised all this back in September when it dawned on me we had wasted whatever progress we made last season.

If you offer me a top 10 finish next season I'll bit your arm off. Today LFC became an ordinary club. Tragic indeed.
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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #1798 on: May 24, 2015, 10:44:00 PM »
At half-time, with Liverpool already trailing 5-0, the travelling support erupted in chants of "RAAAFA Benitez" which wouldn't have come as music to the ears of the Brentmaster General.

see the video below:

http://www.sportsjoe.ie/football/video-liverpools-travelling-support-sing-rafa-benitezs-name-during-6-1-defeat-to-stoke/25930
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« Reply #1799 on: May 24, 2015, 10:51:09 PM »
I don't know but I have a feeling many of the players felt all along Rodgers are using them in a fundamentally dysfunctional system.

You may laugh, but I fear we will fight to avoid relegation next season. This club's at the brink of collapsing all together. There's nothing to build on, no link to our illustrous past, no quality players, no balance in the squad, no central midfieldes of any quality worth mentioning, no dito strikers, no prospect of us signing the quality players we need to challenge for 4th.

Today LFC became an ordinary club. Tragic indeed.

yes, when you look at the spine of the team, Martin, it is very scary.

If you take out Coutinho and the injury-prone-Sturridge, there is not a helluva lot.

Our management have sold our very best players, and allowed know-nothing-yankees and a third division manager, and his athletics mate, Alan Pascoe, plus a trainee 4th division chief scout, to replace these top players (using a massive amount of money) with pensioners and kids.

Pascoe, Hunter and Rodgers should be at somewhere like Bournemouth or Darlington.  They have no place being at a top club.   It's like appointing David Brent to lead ICI.

And the yanks should sell up and go home, if they refuse to bring in top people.
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