Jake Rodrigues

What is going wrong for Liverpool?

They say when you have an ongoing problem, the first stage is acknowledging that you are indeed struggling. 12 games into the season, Liverpool sit ninth in the Premier League and are a mere shadow of the team that played the maximum 63 games last season. Jürgen Klopp’s sideline smiles...
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Posted Nov. 3, 2022

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool’s most important signing

On 29 April, Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp extended his contract with the club to 2026. Just last month, the German had hinted that he intended to take a break from the sport, so this news comes as a welcome surprise for Liverpool supporters. Liverpool fans owe a lot to Klopp’s...
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Posted Jun. 15, 2022

Lacklustre England lose Nations League Opener

England’s first UEFA Nations League game ended in defeat at the Puskas Arena against a fearless Hungary side. As a punishment for racist abuse, Hungary had been ordered to play the match behind closed doors, but instead UEFA agreed to allow over 30,000 children to watch the game. Although there...
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Posted Jun. 8, 2022

Liverpool and Chelsea to meet in FA Cup Final

Liverpool and Chelsea made their way through to the FA Cup Final in what will be a rematch of the Carabao Cup Final earlier this season, after both put on strong showings to see of Manchester City and Crystal Palace respectively. Manchester City 2-3 Liverpool A formidable first half display...
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Posted Apr. 19, 2022

Liverpool and City through, Real edge Chelsea, and Villarreal stun Bayern

Chelsea lost to Real Madrid in a breathless encounter and Villarreal stunned Bayern Munich in Tuesday’s Champions League quarter finals, with Liverpool and Manchester City booking their semi-final places on Wednesday. With late drama, unsavoury scenes and upsets, this round of the Champions League had a lot to unpick. Chelsea...
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Posted Apr. 18, 2022

Has football evolved past the need for traditional strikers?

Growing up, everyone wanted to be a striker. The Year 10 vs Year 11 Clásico was saturated with forwards, mixed in with a handful of midfielders, defenders and, of course, whoever had drawn the short straw to go in between the sticks. We all just wanted to imitate the players...
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Posted Apr. 10, 2022