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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #15 on: August 06, 2016, 08:16:26 PM »


Klopp and new Barca boss - today at Wembley, before game.

Enrique's not ageing well, and he'll have a worry line or two more after today.  ;D

It's a good confidence booster but no more significant than losing to Chelsea or Roma in the States.
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« Reply #16 on: August 06, 2016, 08:19:07 PM »
And in bringing in only 4 - and one of them a pensioner who often insults his colleagues and has a massive ego.....and another a 100 million of mere potential.....I think it is a big risk.

I'm glad we've not gone down that route of a very big investment on a very short term, possible solution.
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« Reply #17 on: August 06, 2016, 10:04:49 PM »
What a brilliant quote from Klopp:

"Being good is one thing, but being too satisfied about it is another"

http://www.skysports.com/football/news/11669/10526290/jurgen-klopp-warns-liverpool-players-over-complacency-after-barcelona-rout

I'd love to hear the wisdom he comes out with in his own language.
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« Reply #18 on: August 06, 2016, 10:54:21 PM »
What a brilliant quote from Klopp:

"Being good is one thing, but being too satisfied about it is another"

http://www.skysports.com/football/news/11669/10526290/jurgen-klopp-warns-liverpool-players-over-complacency-after-barcelona-rout

I'd love to hear the wisdom he comes out with in his own language.

Klopp is made for Liverpool.

Super levels of intelligence and ability - but also genuine humility  (not the fake stuff that so many have in modern times)
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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #19 on: August 06, 2016, 10:55:22 PM »
Jurgen Klopp refuses to answer journalist's question...because he works for The S*n

from press conference after Barca game.  Video in link below.

http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/jurgen-klopp-refuses-answer-journalists-11714984
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« Reply #20 on: August 06, 2016, 11:28:08 PM »
Klopp is made for Liverpool.

Super levels of intelligence and ability - but also genuine humility  (not the fake stuff that so many have in modern times)

Exactly. It's enjoyable having someone of his ilk as manager.
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« Reply #21 on: August 06, 2016, 11:35:00 PM »
Jurgen Klopp refuses to answer journalist's question...because he works for The S*n

from press conference after Barca game.  Video in link below.

http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/jurgen-klopp-refuses-answer-journalists-11714984

Absolute class. Rather than banning them completely, I think it's a classier way of doing it. They can listen, they can hear his press conferences, just not ask questions. They then have no leg to stand on making up stuff because they were denied access. Denying them access would have given them excuses. Now they have none.
I know it won't stop them, but we keep our dignity and act with class.
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« Reply #22 on: August 07, 2016, 10:52:30 AM »
Absolute class. Rather than banning them completely, I think it's a classier way of doing it. They can listen, they can hear his press conferences, just not ask questions. They then have no leg to stand on making up stuff because they were denied access. Denying them access would have given them excuses. Now they have none.
I know it won't stop them, but we keep our dignity and act with class.

I don't want to get overly political - but look at the intelligence of Klopp, a man from a different country and language - and is only in the city five minutes - who is able to catch on very quickly regarding dealing with the S*n...

And then look at the Liverpool MP, Angela Eagle - and her twitter account posting a link to the S*n the other week.

I hope that woman is deselected (not jusyt for that), and very soon. 

/end of political reference
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« Reply #23 on: August 07, 2016, 11:07:23 AM »
Enrique's not ageing well, and he'll have a worry line or two more after today.  ;D

I was surprised that Enrique was dressed in t-shirt and rough jeans on the touchline.

I wonder if he is anywhere near good enough for the Barca job.

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« Reply #24 on: August 07, 2016, 07:44:53 PM »
I don't want to get overly political - but look at the intelligence of Klopp, a man from a different country and language - and is only in the city five minutes - who is able to catch on very quickly regarding dealing with the S*n...

And then look at the Liverpool MP, Angela Eagle - and her twitter account posting a link to the S*n the other week.

I hope that woman is deselected (not jusyt for that), and very soon. 

/end of political reference

Typical politician. Both main political parties live under the delusion that they need to get that rag on side in order to win an election.

Even if it was one of those things where adverts are placed on people's pages, she should have enough awareness of this, and if it can't be avoided, have something clearly declaring that if a link to that rag appears on her page that she clearly denounces it and makes clear she has no involvement in this, or approval of these things.

They all spend too much time on their Westminster planet.
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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #25 on: August 07, 2016, 07:46:31 PM »
Liverpool 4 - 0 Barcelona. 24 hours later. Mainz 4 - 0 Liverpool.

You just got to love football.  ;D

Why play two games in 24 hours?
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« Reply #26 on: August 07, 2016, 08:27:19 PM »
Good to see youngsters given their debuts so close to the season's start.

It's doubtful we'll ever compete £ for £ with the Manc clubs and Chelsea, so attracting the best youngsters because they feel there's a chance to play and develop at the club (for years this was Wenger's attraction at Arsenal), is going to be vital in trying to bridge the gap.
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« Reply #27 on: August 07, 2016, 11:00:47 PM »
As odd as it seemed when we signed him, and even now it may seem a strange thing for me to say, but Ragnar Klavan could just prove to be the most influential and important signing of the Summer.

He already looks as though he is not out of place in the back four, with whoever he partners. He doesn't look like a definite fourth choice, temporary solution centre half. If as suggested he can slot in as a left back, although offering nothing going forward, he may just help solidify us at the back when we go forward.
There's also another possibility. Having him may just allow Klopp to go with three at the back sometimes, with Ragnar playing as the left of three, allowing Moreno to be used as a wing back, where his defensive liability when looking to go forward all the time, won't be such an issue, and with a proper, competent defender covering behind him. 
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Re: Season 2016/17
« Reply #28 on: August 07, 2016, 11:06:05 PM »
Today's result, coming straight after the Barca result may just be almost the perfect result. Over confidence hasn't had time to set in, before we're brought crashing back to reality.

It may yet be the most useful result of the season, and minds will be more (re)focused in training all week before the Arsenal game, than they otherwise could have been.

Also, it could be a good lesson for the season, in that, if we hammer one of the normal top four teams at home, we have to perform again, if we're away against a Hull, Burnley or WBA a couple of days later.
The first result won't do anything to ensure a successful result in the following game, no matter the opposition.
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« Reply #29 on: August 08, 2016, 10:04:25 PM »
With Arsenal struggling for defenders, as us not exactly spoiled for choice, there could be a goal or two on Sunday.
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