Aaron Cutler

Aaron Cutler
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Aaron has been writing for us since 2006. He focuses on The Reds' fortunes both home and abroad with insightful, analytical and humorous input. He is also a feature writer for Country Music People Magazine and a guest columnist for The International Business Times. Having graduated with a degree in Multi-Media Journalism Aaron now works as a Content Manager in Dorset but still gets to Anfield frequently. Follow @aaron_cutler
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 29, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and West Ham United's manager Slaven Bilic during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler is critical of Brendan Rodgers tactics and in particular his use of Christian Benteke.
BANGKOK, THAILAND - Monday, July 13, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a training session at the Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok on day one of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler urges patience as Brendan Rodgers seeks to win over his critics. Reading too much into pre-season is a naive and dangerous trait. Tours...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, December 9, 2014: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling looks dejected against FC Basel during the final UEFA Champions League Group B match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As the dust settles on Raheem Sterling's move to Manchester City, Aaron Cutler asks whether it's possible to leave Liverpool on good terms.

The latest in our Liverpool Lifetime XI challenge series is This is Anfield columnist Aaron Cutler, whose lineup is a feast of modern-era talent.
Jordon Ibe has returned from loan at Derby in excellent form (Photo: David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With one likely to leave this summer and the other lauded as the new saviour, Aaron Cutler discusses the danger in comparing Raheem Sterling and Jordon Ibe.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 17, 2015: Liverpool's Rickie Lambert celebrates scoring the second goal against Aston Villa during the Premier League match at Villa Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler jumps to the defence of Rickie Lambert and ponders why Liverpool signed the striker.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 25, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers has had his fair share of disagreements with senior players in his three years at Anfield.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 18, 2014: Liverpool's owner John W. Henry and wife Linda Pizzuti before the Premiership match against Aston Villa at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

FSG were conspicuous by their absence on Saturday and Aaron Cutler asks if their no-show raises deeper questions about Liverpool’s ownership.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Monday, August 25, 2014: Liverpool's Glen Johnson injured during the Premier League match against Manchester City at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

On the eve of his departure, Aaron Cutler reflects on the Liverpool career of Glen Johnson and asks how a once top player became a target for the boo boys.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 22, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers in the rain during the FA Premier League match against Southampton at St Mary's Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler explains why Liverpool must prioritise their strikeforece in the upcoming transfer window.
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match against Besiktas JK at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With questions over the manager's future, Aaron Cutler admits Brendan Rodgers is far from perfect but remains the man to take Liverpool forward. Football has...
WIGAN, ENGLAND - Wednesday, November 10, 2010: Liverpool's Fernando Torres rues a missed chance against Wigan Athletic during the Premiership match at the DW Stadium. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Ahead of his upcoming return in the All Star charity match, Aaron Cutler reflects on Fernando Torres' career and his current standing amongst supporters.
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli walks past manager Brendan Rodgers as he is substituted against Besiktas JK during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler jumps to the defence of Mario Balotelli and offers an alternative view on the Italian’s season.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 27, 2014: Liverpool's Alberto Moreno in action against Everton during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler is full of praise for Liverpool's two Spanish full-backs, both of whom impressed last night. If Liverpool have sleepwalked through the majority of...
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - WEDNESDAY, MAY 25th, 2005: Liverpool's Steven Gerrard lifts the European Cup after beating AC Milan on penalties during the UEFA Champions League Final at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler considers Liverpool's modern day greats. The very mention of Istanbul brings back a flood of glorious memories. Be it the breathless comeback, the...

Aaron Cutler analyses Dejan Lovren's difficult start to life at Anfield and asks whether the Croat was over-hyped. We need to talk about Dejan. Sometimes a...

Joe Allen has enjoyed a fine start to the season and his importance in the squad will increase this season, writes Aaron Cutler. Joe Allen...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 26, 2014: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring the second goal against Sunderland during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Columnist Aaron Cutler gives his take on Luis Suarez's departure and seeks to reassure worried fans.   And so it ends. A tumultuous, controversial, divisive, traumatic...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Monday, May 5, 2014: Liverpool's Lucas Leiva looks dejected looks dejected as Crystal Palace score the third goal during the Premiership match at Selhurst Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Lucas Leiva has a fight on his hands to save his Liverpool career. Aaron Cutler looks back on the last two years and asks...
BANGKOK, THAILAND - Friday, July 26, 2013: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a press conference at the Plaza Athenee Hotel ahead of their preseason friendly match against Thailand. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler looks back on the summers of 2002 and 2009 when Liverpool failed to build on second placed finishes. We've been here before. A...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 13, 2014: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the third goal against Manchester City with team-mate Luis Suarez during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler reflects on the heartache of Sunday but insists the good times are here to stay. Let's be frank, that hurt. Sunday was...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 13, 2014: Tributes left at the Hillsborough Memorial in the week of the 25th Anniversary of the Disaster pictured before the Premiership match against Manchester City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler was six weeks old on April 15 1989. Here he explains what Hillsborough means to the younger generation. I was six weeks old...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 16, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the Premiership match against Manchester United at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers has an unshakable belief in his own methods, writes Aaron Cutler. Football is a game of opinions. We all have them. Everyone from...
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 2, 2014: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring the opening goal against West Bromwich Albion during the Premiership match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by Chris Brunskill/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler takes exception to those journalists questioning Daniel Sturridge's popularity among Liverpool fans. The Daily Mail published an opinion piece on Wednesday by their...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - TUESDAY JANUARY 11th 2005: Liverpool's Jamie Carragher chats with team-mate Djimi Traore before the League Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler takes a look back on the many players to occupy Liverpool's perennial problem position of left-back. Shortly before his retirement last May, Jamie...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, February 8, 2014: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard and Jon Flanagan after the 5-1 victory over Arsenal during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler takes a look at how Jon Flanagan has revived his Liverpool career this season. Be honest, you never envisaged Jon Flanagan starring in...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 29, 2013: Referee Howard Webb during the Premiership match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler has some scathing criticism for Howard Webb following Liverpool's defeat at Stamford Bridge. Not for the first time, a spirited Liverpool display was...
Liverpool, England - Wednesday, November 27th, 1996: Liverpool's Robbie Fowler in action during the 4-2 victory over Arsenal during the 4th Round of the League Cup at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Aaron Cutler profiles one of Liverpool’s all-time greats, God himself. Every kid needs a hero, someone to inspire, imitate and idolise. For myself and thousands...
HULL, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 1, 2013: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the Premiership match against Hull City at the KC Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As Liverpool FC enter a decisive Christmas period, Aaron Cutler reflects on the team's progress and what may be holding them back. The modern manager...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 9, 2013: Liverpool's Martin Skrtel celebrates scoring the second goal against Fulham during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool are now twelve games into their 2013/14 season. Aaron Cutler takes this opportunity to assess our summer signings so far. Eleven games into the...