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

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...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 28, 2013: Swansea City's Ben Davies in action against Aston Villa during the Premiership match at Villa Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Liverpool increasingly linked with a move for Swansea City’s Ben Davies, Jack Lusby believes the 21-year-old would be a great long-term left-back solution...

The key to sustainably competing is that you don’t become reliant on individuals for your team to function, writes Si Steers. There is no glossing...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Tuesday, May 8, 2012: Liverpool's Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz and daughter Delfina wave to the supporters after the final home Premiership match of the season against Chelsea at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Tom McMahon assesses the relatively apathetic mood amongst supporters in the departure of Luis Suarez. A week or so before Suarez’s departure was officially announced,...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 16, 2014: Liverpool's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring the third goal against Manchester United during the Premiership match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The 27-year-old’s fantastic Reds career has come to an end, set to sign for Barcelona for £75 million, but where does he rank in...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 13, 2014: Liverpool's Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring the first goal against Manchester City with team-mate Luis Suarez during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jim Fishlock reflects on Luis Suarez's departure and looks at how LFC can replace the mercurial forward. As the deal that we all knew was...
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...
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