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Liverpool FC comment, analysis and opinion from our team of writers here at This Is Anfield.

Liverpool face AC Milan in Charlotte on Saturday evening, evoking memories of Liverpool's unforgettable Champions League triumph against the Italian giants in 2005. Henry...
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Tom McMahon makes his case for why Raheem Sterling should be the next in line to inherit the iconic number 7 shirt. It’s a funny...
HARVARD, USA - Friday, July 25, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a preseason training session at the Harvard Stadium in Boston on day five of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After Loic Remy’s proposed move to Liverpool disappointingly collapsed, Ben Twelves looks at alternatives Brendan Rodgers could look to sign.  With Remy’s transfer falling through,...
NEW YORK, USA - Wednesday, July 30, 2014: Liverpool's Sebastian Coates in action against Manchester City's Stevan Jovetic during the International Champions Cup Group B match at the Yankee Stadium on day ten of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Sebastian Coates has enjoyed a positive pre-season, much to the surprise of many, and with Daniel Agger reportedly leaving, could the Uruguayan end up...
NEW YORK, USA - Wednesday, July 30, 2014: Liverpool's Jordan Henderson scores the first goal against Manchester City during the International Champions Cup Group B match at the Yankee Stadium on day ten of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Although outplayed for large parts, Liverpool defeated Manchester City on penalties following an enthralling 2-2 draw in New York. Henry Jackson rates each Reds...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 24, 2009: Liverpool's Sami Hyypia, holding his son, waves goodbye the the Anfield crowd after a decade of service for the Reds. Liverpool defeated Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 on the final day of the Premiership season to finish second in the League. (Photo by: David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The signing of Dejan Lovren from Southampton is expected to strengthen Liverpool's shaky rearguard next season, but who have been the best defenders the...

Where, and to whom, do Liverpool turn next after Loic Remy's move to Anfield fell through at the last hurdle? Danny Gallagher discusses. Loic Remy’s...

According to Kop verse, Brendan Rodgers built a team like Shankly did so that kids would have a story. The man from Ulster is...

After Loic Remy's proposed move to Liverpool fell through due to medical concerns, Gunnar Lemmermann looks into the possibility of Alexandre Lacazette filling the...

Liverpool recorded the first victory of their US tour on Sunday night, with Raheem Sterling's early strike the only goal in a tight game...
ST HELENS, ENGLAND - Monday, February 25, 2013: Liverpool's captain Conor Coady in action against Manchester United during the Premier League Academy match at Langtree Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Joseph Cousins discusses Liverpool's recent history of loaning out players, and weighs up if it helps or hinders the club. My Twitter time line is...
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Wednesday, July 16, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a preseason friendly match against Brøndby at Brøndby Stadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Robbie Deighan looks at the trends in Premier League history as Liverpool look to build on their second-place finish last season and not fall...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 11, 2014: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard applauds the supporters after the final game of the season, a 2-1 victory over Newcastle United, during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard to looks set to earn a new deal at Anfield, as he continues to flourish well into his 30s. Henry...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 18, 2014: Liverpool's Glen Johnson in action against Aston Villa during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With full-backs something that clearly need to be addressed at Liverpool ahead of the new season, Henry Jackson selects five players who could come...
BOSTON, USA - Wednesday, July 23, 2014: Liverpool players look dejected after losing 1-0 to AS Roma at Fenway Park on day three of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Daniel Agger's last-minute own goal gifted Roma victory in Liverpool's first game of their USA tour, in a game that Brendan Rodgers' side shaded...

Neil Poole is encouraged by the potential of Liverpool’s latest batch of up-and-coming youngsters. However, he explains how the pedestals built for such blossoming...

Liverpool’s first opponents on their US tour are Serie A club AS Roma. Jack Lusby selects three players to keep an eye out for. With...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, June 2, 2012: England's captain Steven Gerrard in action against Belgium during the International Friendly match at Wembley. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Steven Gerrard announced his international retirement on Monday, following 14 years in an England shirt. Henry Jackson explains exactly why this decision is great...

Liverpool are reportedly pursuing a deal for another transfer target - this time Javier Manquillo of Atletico Madrid. Ben Twelves takes a look at...
BANGKOK, THAILAND - Thailand. Thursday, July 24, 2003: Liverpool's (l-r) Djimi Traore, Bruno Cheyrou and Anthony Le Tallec line up to face Thailand before a preseason friendly match at the Rajamangala National Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jeff Goulding recalls the nightmares of pre-season past - but you don't know how good or bad it will be until the season is...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, June 2, 2012: England's captain Steven Gerrard in action against Belgium during the International Friendly match at Wembley. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Steven Gerrard has decided to focus his attention solely on Liverpool for the rest of his career, following his retirement from England duty on...
HARVARD, USA - Monday, July 21, 2014: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard leads his players during a preseason training session at the Harvard Stadium in Boston on day one of their USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The Reds have arrived in America to play four (possibly five) pre-season fixtures ahead of the 2014/15 campaign. Henry Jackson highlights players, opponents and...
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Wednesday, July 16, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during a preseason friendly match against Brøndby at Brøndby Stadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Can a team improve by selling its best player? Joseph Cousins says yes in his latest Kopblog update. There are several cases throughout history where...
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Wednesday, July 16, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers against Brondby IF during a preseason friendly match at Brøndby Stadion. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As Brendan Rodgers looks to utilise more of his squad in Liverpool’s second pre-season game against Preston North End, Jack Lusby selects three performances...
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Wednesday, July 16, 2014: Liverpool's players line up for a team group photograph before a preseason friendly match against Brøndby IF at Brøndby Stadion. Back row L-R: Daniel Agger, goalkeeper Brad Jones, Tiago Ilori, Martin Kelly, Jordan Rossiter. Front row L-R: Brad Smith, 'Suso' Jesus Joaquin Fernandez Saenz De La Torre, Lucas Leiva, Fabio Borini, Philippe Coutinho Correia, Joao Carlos Teixeira. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool kicked off their pre-season with a 2-1 defeat to Brondby in Copenhagen on Wednesday night. Here, Jack Lusby runs the rule on the...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SUNDAY, APRIL 9th, 2006: The Paisley Gateway outside the Spion Kop at Liverpool Football Club's Anfield home. The gates are a tribute to the most successful manager in English football history, Bob Paisley OBE, who managed the Merseyside club from 1974-1983. (Pic by Dan Istitene/Propaganda)

With Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus tentatively "linked" with a move to Liverpool this week, Jack Lusby says the Reds should go all out...

As Liverpool announced the signing of Serbian attacking midfielder Lazar Markovic this week, Jack Lusby believes that the club’s investment should now be focussed...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, February 8, 2014: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling in action against Arsenal during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With this year’s World Cup over and Liverpool’s tournament stars set to return in the coming weeks, Jack Lusby selects the players who will...

With Liverpool preparing for life without Luis Suarez, Henry Jackson takes a look at some potential replacements for the Uruguayan and assesses their strengths...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Wednesday, November 17, 2010: France's Loic Remy in action against England during the International Friendly match at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by: David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Luis Suarez now officially a Barcelona player, Liverpool have the unenviable task of replacing one of the world's greatest players this summer. Henry...
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