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  1. Rodgers extension continues Liverpool's rebirth

    David Usher

    Brendan Rodgers putting pen to paper on a new four-year contract at Liverpool will not go down as one of the most surprising moves of the summer, but for the club's supporters it was certainly most welcome news. The Northern Irishman fully deserve...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  2. Can Emre Can be the man?

    David Usher

    The dust has barely settled on a remarkable season for Liverpool and Brendan Rodgers already has been linked with players across Europe. They don't call it "silly season" for nothing of course and some rumours obviously carry more substance than othe...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  3. Five reasons why Liverpool fell short of the title

    David Usher

    Sadly, Andy Carroll's West Ham could not produce the shock victory that Liverpool needed to snatch the title from the grasp of Manchester City, but at least the Reds took care of their own business by overcoming Newcastle United 2-1 at Anfield. It wa...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  4. Talk of a Liverpool 'collapse' a misguided notion

    David Usher

    Liverpool go into their final game of the season this weekend against Newcastle United with a chance of winning the Premier League title. It's not in their hands anymore, and it's a relatively slim chance after Manchester City comfortably saw off an ...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  5. Defensive growing pains evident in Reds' ascent

    David Usher

    "Absolutely clueless," tweeted a cryptic Glen Johnson shortly after Liverpool's embarrassing late capitulation against Crystal Palace at Selhurst park on Monday night. It caused an immediate stir on social media. Who was he referring to? Could it...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  6. Liverpool approach crucial week hoping for a favour or two

    David Usher

    Look on the bright side, at least Kopites can get back to wanting Everton to lose again now. The Blues' failure to offer a helping hand to their neighbours' title challenge was not entirely surprising -- Manchester City are a better side after all --...

    Blog | May 04, 2014
  7. Liverpool's new-found transfer market strength

    David Usher

    While we have to wait a little longer for Liverpool's Premier League title fate to be decided, one thing we already know for certain is that the Reds will return to next season's Champions League after a four year absence. Brendan Rodgers will cle...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  8. Lack of Plan B not the issue for Reds

    David Usher

    The aftermath of Liverpool's frustrating loss to Chelsea at the weekend saw a return of the tiresome "Brendan Rodgers has no Plan B" argument. Having been prevalent in the early months of the Northern Irishman's reign, it has largely been conspicuous...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  9. Heartbreaking loss takes Prem title out of Liverpool's hands

    David Usher

    It was every Liverpool supporter's worst nightmare: Anfield public enemy No. 1 Jose Mourinho throwing a huge spanner in the works of the Merseysiders' title challenge and a Steven Gerrard mistake proving decisive. We won't know just how costly th...

    Blog | April 27, 2014
  10. Liverpool should still expect a strong Chelsea

    David Usher

    Jose Mourinho caused something of a stir this week when he revealed that he would be asking Roman Abramovich for permission to "play the kids" at Anfield against Liverpool this Sunday. It could all be yet more tedious mind games of course, and few on...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  11. Don't expect England to play like Liverpool anytime soon

    David Usher

    One of the things Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has always been most passionate and outspoken about is the ability of British players to play football with the same kind of swagger and technique as the continentals. While many coaches, especially at...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  12. Thrilling Liverpool can see the finish line

    David Usher

    "We go to Norwich. Exactly the same!" bellowed a fired-up Steven Gerrard after the Reds' heart-stopping 3-2 victory over Manchester City a week earlier. His teammates took his inspirational words a little too literally, as Kopite nerves were once aga...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  13. Rodgers must shuffle his pack as title closes in

    David Usher

    After doing the club, the city and the families proud with a moving speech at the Hillsborough 25th memorial service on Tuesday, Brendan Rodgers now returns to the task of trying to bring the Premier League title to Anfield and of preparing his side ...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  14. Win over City a monumental one for Reds

    David Usher

    Liverpool edged a step closer to their first league title in 24 years on Sunday following a hugely emotional win over Manchester City at Anfield. As referee Mark Clattenberg called time on a breathtaking contest, Reds skipper Steven Gerrard was reduc...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  15. Winning the title could be Liverpool's greatest achievement

    David Usher

    My colleague Steve Kelly wrote a fine piece earlier this week in which he pointed out that should Liverpool win their remaining five games this would be, statistically at least, the club's best-ever season. It got me thinking though, not only would i...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  16. Rodgers should stick with Sakho

    David Usher

    Daniel Agger's latest injury could not have come at a worse possible time for him, and the Reds' vice captain may now have a real job on his hands wrestling the shirt from his replacement, Mamadou Sakho, for the title run-in. The Frenchman stepped in...

    Blog | April 08, 2014