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Marco began writing for This Is Anfield in 2012. "I'm one of those people who supports in spite of results, not because of them. And I adore this team - a lot. Follow me on Twitter for all my Liverpool FC ranting and anecdotes:

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)

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Marco Lopes explores the importance of spending wisely as he reflects on Liverpool's latest transfer window misadventures. For every Fernando Torres, there is a David...
NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 19, 2013: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers before the Premiership match against Newcastle United at St. James' Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Marco Lopes updates his previous piece on the strategy for Champions League qualification... and concludes that Liverpool are in an excellent position to nail...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 2, 2013: Arsenal's Mesut Ozil in action against Liverpool during the Premiership match at the Emirates Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Marco Lopes ponders the Arsenal aftermath - and suggests that while there are lessons to learn, there's plenty still to play for. Ah, human nature....
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, September 1, 2013: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard organises a defensive wall against Manchester United during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Marco Lopes assesses what kind of league performance Liverpool may need to produce in order to earn Champions League football. Drama.  For all its tendency...
OSLO, NORWAY - Wednesday, August 7, 2013: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers after the 4-1 victory over Valerenga during a preseason friendly match at the Ullevaal Stadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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With the new season now just a few days away, Marco Lopes shares his seven wishes for Liverpool FC's forthcoming season. Finally it approaches.  No...

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Marco Lopes take a realistic look at Liverpool's current situation and what the unspectacular 2012/13 campaign actually meant for the club. “Our idea is to...

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What defines a successful career? Is Luis Suarez being sincere in his comments? Are we better off without a 'superstar' - ala Dortmund? Marco...

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With Liverpool set to play host to their old manager this week, Marco Lopes explores the feelings of some fans towards the old and...

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Marco Lopes provides an update on Liverpool’s revenues from the 2011/12 season, as reported by the Deloitte Money League report for 2013, and provides...

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Marco Lopes provides an update on Liverpool’s revenues from the 2011/12 season, as reported by the Deloitte Money League report for 2013, and provides...

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Marco Lopes provides an update on Liverpool’s revenues from the 2011/12 season, as reported by the Deloitte Money League report for 2013, and provides...
Brendan Rodgers

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Marco Lopes offers some quick reflections on recent matters at Liverpool FC, especially Rodgers' reactions to the FA Cup exit - and what it...

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As my fingernails recovered from the thrilling 3-2 comeback at Upton Park on Sunday, a thought crossed my mind. Margins. There are a number of...
Brendan Rodgers

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The last time Liverpool faced both Manchester clubs and Arsenal in their opening 5 fixtures, it was the baptism of fire that immediately showed...

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Marco Lopes offers his thoughts on this summer's transfer activity at Liverpool FC and calls for patience and caution.

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Marco Lopes looks at a new era and a new direction for Liverpool Football Club as the search for a new, long-term manager, starts to take shape.
John Henry

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Marco brings us an in-depth look at the revenue figures of several top Premier League clubs compared to LFC and reiterates the importance of a new stadium in the development of Liverpool FC's successful future.

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This video from YouTube user James Ward captures Liverpool fans singing "Poetry in Motion" after Sunday's 3-2 victory over Norwich at Carrow Road. We...